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Parklives brings summer of free fun to Nottingham

Parklives brings summer of free fun to Nottingham

Nottingham parents and their purses will be spared this summer as Nottingham ParkLives launches hundreds of new free summer activity sessions in local parks, with families encouraged to try their hand at everything from Zumba to Tai Chi. With different activity types to try entirely free of charge, this is one summer outing that won’t […]

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City pledges to become fastest growing city for disability sport

City pledges to become fastest growing city for disability sport

Nottingham is one of three UK cities selected to host National Paralympic Day (NPD) on Saturday 25 July 2015,10am – 5pm. The ‘pop up’ event taking place on Smithy Row aims to engage with disability groups, individuals and partners whilst raising awareness and profile of Paralympic sports and elite athletes ahead of RIO 2016. It […]

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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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