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Bulwell Forest Recreation Ground Awarded Centenary Field Status

Bulwell Forest Recreation Ground Awarded Centenary Field Status

Bulwell Forest Recreation Ground is to be designated a Centenary Field commemorating those lost in World War One. The new status is to be marked by planting three native Oak trees on the site. Local ward councillors Cllr Eunice Campbell-Clark, Cllr Cheryl Barnard and Cllr Nick McDonald, along with representatives from The Royal British Legion […]

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Nottingham Tennis Centre recognised at National Awards

Nottingham Tennis Centre recognised at National Awards

Nottingham Tennis Centre has performed well in two recent national award ceremonies. The centre took the gold medal at the TRP Customer Service Awards and was shortlisted in the category of Most Improved Performer at the recent APSE awards (Association for Public Service Excellence) where they were runners up. The gold award is based on […]

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New Look, New Year as Old Market Square celebrations are confirmed

New Look, New Year as Old Market Square celebrations are confirmed

This New Year’s Eve, Nottingham will welcome 2019 on Old Market Square with a huge free street party and fireworks sponsored by local company Purico in association with Nottingham Care Village. The Old Market Square event takes the place of the traditional event staged in previous years on the site of Nottingham Castle, which is […]

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Sheriff to officially open new Strelley Road Library

Sheriff to officially open new Strelley Road Library

The new £1m Strelley Road Library opened its doors on 14 November, bringing together modern library facilities and Nottingham City Homes independent living apartments. To celebrate, Councillor Cat Arnold, Sheriff of Nottingham will be cutting the ribbon to officially open the new centre on Wednesday 12 December between 10am and 10.30am. There will also be […]

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Nottingham among host cities for UEFA Women’s Euro 2021 tournament

Nottingham among host cities for UEFA Women’s Euro 2021 tournament

Nottingham has been announced as one of the host cities for UEFA Women’s EURO 2021 matches after England was confirmed as hosts by the UEFA Executive Committee on Monday [3 December]. The prestigious continental championship will be played at eight venues across the country before concluding with a showpiece final at Wembley Stadium. With a […]

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Festive fun at Newstead Abbey this Christmas

Festive fun at Newstead Abbey this Christmas

The storybook Christmas season begins at Newstead Abbey this week with an enchanting programme of traditional celebrations and entertainment for the whole family. Rooms in this magnificent historic house will sparkle with Christmas lights and be decorated with trees, floral displays and garlands. There will be a chance to sample some traditional Christmas fayre too. […]

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Nottingham Castle takes part in National Lottery #ThanksToYou on Saturday

Nottingham Castle takes part in National Lottery #ThanksToYou on Saturday

December fun thanks to The National Lottery #ThanksToYou  Nottingham Castle will be throwing open its doors for free to National Lottery players on Saturday 01 December 2018. The Castle is one of hundreds of participating National Lottery-funded visitor attractions across the UK saying ‘thanks’ to people who have raised money for good causes by buying […]

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Becky Adlington signs up for Accenture World Triathlon Mixed Relay Nottingham

Becky Adlington signs up for Accenture World Triathlon Mixed Relay Nottingham

Double Olympic Swimming Champion, Becky Adlington, has been named as Official Ambassador for the Accenture World Triathlon Mixed Relay Nottingham and will take on the event when it returns to the city for the second consecutive year in 2019. The Nottinghamshire-born swimming star will be donning not only her goggles, but her bike and trainers […]

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