Archive by category Leisure and Culture

Wollaton Hall’s lifesaving installation helps your heart not miss a beat this Valentine’s Day

Wollaton Hall’s lifesaving installation helps your heart not miss a beat this Valentine’s Day

Life at Wollaton Hall & Deer Park has just got much safer, with a new defibrillator installed in the heart of it. Nottingham City Council is delighted to have received a £1,500 donation from the Rotary Club of Wollaton Park to install a ‘heartstart’ device. It is located in a disused phone box at the […]

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Major restorative works unveil Elizabethan Fireplace at Wollaton Hall

Major restorative works unveil Elizabethan Fireplace at Wollaton Hall

A major restoration project to repair the Long Gallery in the old Insect Room at Wollaton Hall has uncovered an original Elizabethan fireplace, from 1588, obscured from view for over 200 years. The Elizabethan fireplace has been hidden by two fireplaces and an additional wall built in the Regency period. These Regency additions were made […]

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The search is on for members of #TeamNotts – Chance to volunteer at the Nature Valley Open Tennis in June

The search is on for members of #TeamNotts – Chance to volunteer at the Nature Valley Open Tennis in June

Nottingham City Council and the Lawn Tennis Association (LTA) are looking for enthusiastic volunteers to help at the Nature Valley Open tournament (6-14 June 2020). There are options for all ages from ten years old to as old as you feel! In June 2020, the city will again host a week-long tournament at the Nottingham […]

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Clifton Leisure Centre’s therapeutic salt room is first in the city

Clifton Leisure Centre’s therapeutic salt room is first in the city

Active Nottingham is leading the way in Nottingham, by being one of the first gym providers to offer a Himalayan Salt Room experience as part of their health and fitness offer. The spa room at Clifton Leisure Centre, officially opened this week with an opening evening took place on Tuesday evening. The redevelopment at the […]

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Old Market Square gets ready to welcome the new decade

Old Market Square gets ready to welcome the new decade

This New Year’s Eve, Nottingham will welcome 2020 on Old Market Square with a huge free street party and fireworks once again, sponsored by local company Purico in association with Nottingham Care Village. The event will build on the successful Old Market Square event last year, which took the place of the traditional event staged […]

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Opening times for services this Christmas and New Year

Opening times for services this Christmas and New Year

Here is a list of what council services are running over Christmas and New Year… City Council Offices Closed Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year’s Day. Libraries All libraries are closed Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year’s Day. Nottingham Central Library, Bulwell Riverside, Hyson Green and St Ann’s Valley libraries will be open […]

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Completed restoration work at Newstead Abbey unveiled

Completed restoration work at Newstead Abbey unveiled

Painstaking restoration work to 12th and 18th century parts of Newstead Abbey has been completed on the West Front and Cannon Fort. The end result of six months of work on the Grade 1 listed building was unveiled yesterday (Monday 16 December), with officials from funders Historic England and the World Monument Fund joining the […]

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Nottingham creatives to help bring city’s rebellious past to life

Nottingham creatives to help bring city’s rebellious past to life

A local company has been chosen to create a series of animated films to be played in the new Rebellion Gallery at Nottingham Castle. Bottletop, which is based within the Antenna Media Centre in Beck Street, saw off significant competition from across the country to land the contract at the iconic tourist attraction, which is […]

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Bulwell Market supports local athlete’s bid for Team GB spot at 2020 Olympics

Bulwell Market supports local athlete’s bid for Team GB spot at 2020 Olympics

The Nottingham Markets team has presented a cheque to a local weightlifter to help her achieve her goal of reaching the Olympics in Tokyo next year.  The team, which manages the city’s outdoor and indoor markets along with stallholders from Bulwell Market, handed the money to Emily Campbell, who is a current Commonwealth Bronze medallist  […]

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