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The 7th Annual Nottingham Young Creative Awards

The 7th Annual Nottingham Young Creative Awards

The best of Nottingham’s young creative talent will be on show at Nottingham Playhouse on Friday (15 May). Hundreds of people will attend the 7th Nottingham Young Creative Awards, which give people aged 13 to 24 who live, study or work in Nottingham the chance to show off their creative work, network with future employers […]

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The Elena Baltacha Trophy to be awarded at Aegon Open Nottingham

The Elena Baltacha Trophy to be awarded at Aegon Open Nottingham

The Lawn Tennis Association (LTA) is proud to announce today, on the one-year anniversary of the passing of a shining light from British Tennis, that the inaugural winner of the 2015 Aegon Open Nottingham WTA event will be presented with the newly commissioned ‘The Elena Baltacha Trophy.’  The trophy itself is an Art Nouveau Bowl […]

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Jo-Wilfred Tsonga to thrill the crowd at Aegon Open Nottingham ATP Event

Jo-Wilfred Tsonga to thrill the crowd at Aegon Open Nottingham ATP Event

The Lawn Tennis Association (LTA) has confirmed that fan’s favourite Jo-Wilfried Tsonga will play at the Aegon Open Nottingham ATP event in June. Frenchman, Tsonga, has been ranked as high as No.5 in the world and has fantastic grass court pedigree being a two-time Wimbledon semi-finalist and a runner up at the Aegon Championships in 2011. […]

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Carillion joins the Nottingham 2015 Games Starters to inspire next generation

Carillion joins the Nottingham 2015 Games Starters to inspire next generation

Cerebral Palsy Sport are delighted to announce Carillion plc as the lead sponsor for the Nottingham 2015 CPISRA World Games Volunteer Games Starter Programme. August 2015 will see Nottingham host the return of the Cerebral Palsy International Sports and Recreation Association’s World Games, a platform that allows athletes with cerebral palsy from across the globe […]

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Winners of Floral Trail Design Competition Announced

Winners of Floral Trail Design Competition Announced

Two local school children’s designs of a pair of theatre masks and a teddy bear have been chosen as the winners of this year’s Floral Trail design competition organised by Nottingham City Council’s Nottingham in Bloom team and the Nottingham Business Improvement District (BID). The fun theatre masks idea was conceived by Mille Fenton, age […]

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Floral Trail Design Competition – vote for your favourite entry.

Floral Trail Design Competition – vote for your favourite entry.

Almost 200 entries have been received for this year’s Floral Trail design competition and the organisers, Nottingham City Council’s Nottingham in Bloom team and the Nottingham Business Improvement District (BID), have shortlisted seven of the designs: a radio, a camera, a paintbrush, a teddy bear, theatre masks, headphones and sunglasses. Members of the public are […]

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Feliciano Lopez confirmed to play Aegon Open Nottingham ATP event

Feliciano Lopez confirmed to play Aegon Open Nottingham ATP event

The Lawn Tennis Association (LTA) has confirmed that the world No. 12 Feliciano Lopez will play at the Aegon Open Nottingham ATP event in June. Click here to purchase tickets for the ATP Men’s event. The Spanish player, who made the final of the Aegon Championships at The Queen’s Club last year and also won […]

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Announcement of architect and exhibition designer for £24 million Nottingham Castle transformation

Announcement of architect and exhibition designer for £24 million Nottingham Castle transformation

Work to establish Nottingham Castle as a world class heritage destination takes a major step forward today with the announcement of Purcell UK as the project architects and Casson Mann as the exhibition designers. These specialist suppliers will now commence work on finalising the detailed plans that the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) requires before assessing […]

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Making the past work harder for Nottingham’s future

Making the past work harder for Nottingham’s future

 A new heritage strategy to pull together efforts to capitalise on Nottingham’s richly historic past and make its heritage contribute even more to its future development was launched this week (26th March). The strategy sets out aims and ambitions for the city over the next 10 to 15 years, to show how Nottingham’s unique history […]

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