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British players Johanna Konta and Katy Dunne offered wildcards into Aegon Open Nottingham

British players Johanna Konta and Katy Dunne offered wildcards into Aegon Open Nottingham

The Lawn Tennis Association (LTA) has confirmed today that British pair Johanna Konta and Katy Dunne have been awarded wildcards to enter the main draw for the Aegon Open Nottingham. Konta, the British No.2, and rising star Dunne will play on the grass courts of the Nottingham Tennis Centre as part of their preparations for […]

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Record breaking facilities at Harvey Hadden

Record breaking facilities at Harvey Hadden

The athletics track at Harvey Hadden stadium has achieved a category A classification for the first time following certification by UK Athletics. The highest grade has been achieved thanks to the additional eighth lane and infield improvements like relocation of long and triple jump pits, upgraded pole vault facility, shot putt and discus area. The […]

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Arts Funding secured for Nottingham 2015 CPISRA World Games ceremonies programme

Cerebral Palsy Sport, the local organising committee for the Nottingham 2015 CPISRA World Games, has secured £79,000 in funding from Arts Council England’s National Lottery funded Grants for the arts programme for the development and delivery of a ceremonies programme for the Games being held in August 2015. CP Sport, in partnership with City Arts, […]

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Ace volunteer effort for International Tennis

Ace volunteer effort for International Tennis

Over 110 volunteers will be the face of the Aegon Open Nottingham 2015, investing their spare time to make the event a smash. They will learn about the roles they will be undertaking at a training event this weekend – ahead of Volunteers’ Week (1-7 June), an annual campaign which celebrates the fantastic contribution that […]

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Former world no.2 and Wimbledon finalist Agnieszka Radwanska joins Aegon Open Nottingham field

Former world no.2 and Wimbledon finalist Agnieszka Radwanska joins Aegon Open Nottingham field

The Lawn Tennis Association (LTA) is delighted to announce that Agnieszka Radwanska will begin her grass court season at the Aegon Open Nottingham in June. The Polish star is a strong performer on grass having won the Eastbourne International in 2008 by beating Nadia Petrova and finishing runner up to Serena Williams in a three-set […]

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Leisure Centre Improvements in Nottingham

Leisure Centre Improvements in Nottingham

Major improvements to customer facilities have been made to three leisure centres as part of a £725,000 investment. Ken Martin Leisure Centre is the final site to undergo improvements with an extended gym area. In March, Victoria Leisure Centre was the first to introduce a new fitness studio. Southglade Leisure Centre was the second site […]

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