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Panto audiences help raise big bucks for Dolly Parton charity

Panto audiences help raise big bucks for Dolly Parton charity

Panto-goers in Nottingham have been donating generously this Christmas as the Dolly Parton Imagination Library raises £1,000 in just 2 weeks. Nottingham Playhouse teamed up with the Dolly Parton Imagination Library to raise funds for free books for children. The book gifting scheme is one of the official panto charities for this year’s performances of […]

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Plenty to keep children and teenagers entertained over Christmas

Plenty to keep children and teenagers entertained over Christmas

Hundreds of children and young people will have the chance to get fit and active over the Christmas holidays with a special sports day at the new Harvey Hadden stadium. The ‘Being healthy’ event on Wednesday 30 December will give kids the chance to try out the new state-of-the-art facilities at the sports complex – […]

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Official opening ceremony for Hyson Green library in the Mary Potter Centre

Official opening ceremony for Hyson Green library in the Mary Potter Centre

The new Hyson Green library, recently relocated to the Mary Potter Centre, will be officially opened by the Lord Mayor on Monday 7 December at 1pm. The official opening event will also be attended by pupils from two local primary schools, St Mary’s Catholic Primary and Bentinck Primary, who will be entertained by local magician, […]

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Woodthorpe Park Plant Shop opening this week

Woodthorpe Park Plant Shop opening this week

A new plant shop at the Nottingham City Council nursery at Woodthorpe Park will open its doors on Saturday. Christmas trees, plants and gifts will be on sale from 28 November until 23 December – with special offers for the opening weekend. The nursery is the hub of the award-winning Nottingham in Bloom campaign, growing […]

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City Council’s solar project shines at environmental awards

City Council’s solar project shines at environmental awards

Nottingham City Council scooped The Nottingham Post Environmental Innovation award for its solar car park canopy at Harvey Hadden Sports Village. The solar carport innovation has given the popular Sports Village the means to generate and use free, green electricity on site through a structure that spans 40 car parking spaces. It is estimated that […]

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A focus on community in the St Ann’s Week of Action!

A focus on community in the St Ann’s Week of Action!

A Week of Action will take place in St Ann’s from Monday 26 October to celebrate the neighbourhood and the community that live in the area. There is plenty on offer included Bulb Planting, a Health and Wellbeing Family Fun Day and a Talent Show to showcase the skills of people in St Ann’s. In […]

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