Archive by category Leisure and Culture

Nottingham prepares to ‘Welcome the World’

Nottingham prepares to ‘Welcome the World’

Nottingham 2015 Cerebral Palsy International Sports & Recreation Association (CPISRA) World Games Final preparations are underway ahead of Sunday’s opening ceremony when the Nottingham 2015 CPISRA World Games will be officially declared open. Nottingham will welcome around 400 athletes and their teams from 13 nations during the Games. Athletes, coaches, officials and volunteers have been […]

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Jam packed family fun day comes to Nottingham this summer

Jam packed family fun day comes to Nottingham this summer

Children and parents in Nottingham are invited to try their hand at a whole host of free, fun activities as ParkLives hosts its biggest event in the city yet this summer. The Family Fun Day will take place on Wednesday 12th August, 10am – 4pm at Forest Recreation Ground. Families will have the chance to […]

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Fabulous Fun Day on Farndon Green!

Fabulous Fun Day on Farndon Green!

Farndon Green, in Wollaton Park Estate, will play host to a fabulous fun day on Friday 14 August from 1pm until 4pm. Nottingham City Council and Wollaton Park Residents Association are working with Sustrans, the SEND Project and other partners to organise the community event which is for people of all ages. The Sheriff of […]

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Builders open the batting at cricket community project

Builders open the batting at cricket community project

Groundwork has started at the Meadows Recreation Ground in Nottingham’s Victoria Embankment – the site of a new cricket pavilion benefiting local communities. The project will see the development of a brand new dedicated cricket clubhouse on the recreation ground – and is being delivered by nearly 50 local partners who are giving time, services […]

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Works begin to move Hyson Green Library into the Mary Potter Joint Service Centre

Works begin to move Hyson Green Library into the Mary Potter Joint Service Centre

Works to relocate Hyson Green Library into the existing modern and accessible Mary Potter Joint Service Centre began on Monday 3 August. The move will bring a host of benefits for local people. The new library will be modern, open plan and provide improved computer access and equipment including free WiFi. The ‘one stop shop’ […]

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Swimmers take the plunge into new era

Swimmers take the plunge into new era

The next generation of home-grown Olympic swimmers are training using state-of-the-art facilities at the new Harvey Hadden Sports Village, ahead of Beechdale Swimming Centre closing its doors to the public on Friday 28 August. Beechdale has played its part in the success stories of Olympic Gold Medallist Rebecca Adlington and Paralympic Gold Medallists Sam and […]

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We’ve got lots to keep children and teenagers entertained all summer long

We’ve got lots to keep children and teenagers entertained all summer long

The summer break is here and Nottingham City Council has organised events to give children and teenagers exciting activities and rewarding experiences every week of the school summer holidays. Some are part of an enhanced programme for the summer period but many of the activities are actually run all year round by Nottingham City Council’s […]

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