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Free tennis experience at the UK’s largest community tennis centre

Free tennis experience at the UK’s largest community tennis centre

The UK’s largest community tennis centre is looking to get more Nottingham people onto court this summer with an exclusive free tennis offer. A successful summer of tennis rounded off by a dramatic victory for Great Britain at Sunday’s Davis Cup has seen heightened interest in the sport in Nottingham and beyond. Mike Wisner, Chief […]

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Nottingham Castle Sent Back the Middle Ages for a day of Medieval Merriment!

Nottingham Castle Sent Back the Middle Ages for a day of Medieval Merriment!

Visitors to Nottingham Castle are in for a time-travelling treat this Saturday (18 July) when Nottingham’s medieval history is celebrated with a ‘Medieval Merriment’ event. Jointly organised by Nottingham City Council and York-based The JORVIK Group, operators of the world famous JORVIK Viking Centre, the event promises to catapult visitors back to the middle ages. […]

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Injury forces Tsonga out of Aegon Open Nottingham

Injury forces Tsonga out of Aegon Open Nottingham

Frenchman Jo-Wilfried Tsonga has pulled out the Aegon Open Nottingham, which will see World No. 7 David Ferrer and third seed Feliciano Lopez finish preparations for The Championships, Wimbledon, at the Nottingham Tennis Centre. Also entered into the ATP 250 event in the East Midlands is World No. 13 Gilles Simon and Luxembourg’s Gilles Muller, […]

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Nottingham 2015 CPISRA World Games ceremonies theme announced

Nottingham 2015 CPISRA World Games ceremonies theme announced

The themes for the opening and closing ceremonies of the Nottingham 2015 CPISRA World Games have been announced as ‘Aspirations’ and ‘Transformations’. Nottingham arts organisations City Arts and Dance4 have been commissioned by the local organising committee Cerebral Palsy Sport to produce ceremonies for the Games. Directed by acclaimed actor/director Jamie Beddard, who has cerebral […]

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Gardener’s Cottage at Newstead Abbey to be restored for holiday lets

Gardener’s Cottage at Newstead Abbey to be restored for holiday lets

The old Gardener’s Cottage, situated in the heart of the gardens surrounding Newstead Abbey, once the home of the Romantic poet Lord Byron, is to be restored so that it can be hired by holiday makers visiting Nottinghamshire. Built in the 1860s by the Webb family and positioned just a few minutes’ walk from the […]

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