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Men’s field confirmed for Nature Valley Open Nottingham

Men’s field confirmed for Nature Valley Open Nottingham

British tennis stars Jay Clarke and James Ward are part of the main draw for next month’s Nature Valley Open, an LTA event held at the Nottingham Tennis Centre. The ATP Challenger – which runs concurrently alongside the women’s WTA tournament featuring last year’s champion Ash Barty and British No.1 Johanna Konta – takes place […]

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Excitement builds for Nature Valley Open as city prepares for big summer of sport

Excitement builds for Nature Valley Open as city prepares for big summer of sport

Preparations for one of Nottingham’s biggest sports events got underway today (Thurs) at the Nottingham Tennis Centre where in just under a month’s time some of the world’s leading tennis players will converge on the city for the fifth Nature Valley Open. The tournament opens on 8 June and this year’s line-up looks to be […]

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Nottingham to host first ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2019 Fanzone

Nottingham to host first ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2019 Fanzone

Cricket fans unable to get their hands on tickets for Trent Bridge World Cup matches this summer are invited to join the fun and action at a city centre Fanzone. Thousands of new and existing cricket fans have the opportunity to get up close to international cricket action as the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup […]

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Women’s field confirmed for Nature Valley Open in Nottingham

Women’s field confirmed for Nature Valley Open in Nottingham

With a little over a month to go before the start of the Nature Valley Open begins in Nottingham, the women’s field has been confirmed for the LTA summer grass court event which runs 8-16 June. There are two former winners returning for 2019 as World No.9 and last year’s champion Ashleigh Barty is joined by […]

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Fed Cup heroes confirm entry into this year’s Nature Valley Open in Nottingham

Fed Cup heroes confirm entry into this year’s Nature Valley Open in Nottingham

World top 10 player Ashleigh Barty, who led Australia to their first Fed Cup final since 1993 last weekend – including two singles’ victories and the deciding doubles game alongside Sam Stosur – will return to defend her title at the Nature Valley Open in Nottingham, an LTA summer grass court event which runs 8-16 […]

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National Ice Centre officially launches new speed skating programme

National Ice Centre officially launches new speed skating programme

The National Ice Centre (NIC) and British Ice Skating (BIS) have officially launched their new Speed Skating Performance Programme, after receiving the green light for funding from Sport England.  Following the programme’s soft launch in October of last year, it will officially kickstart this April to support the future Olympic success of the Great Britain […]

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ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2019 – 100 days to go countdown kicks off

ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2019 – 100 days to go countdown kicks off

Nottingham is gearing up for the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2019, with the ‘100 days to go’ countdown kicking off today (Tuesday 19 February). Part of the countdown will be the Trophy Tour, driven by Nissan, which commences a 100-day tour of England and Wales and will be at over 100 locations and events, […]

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The search is on for volunteers at the Nature Valley Open Tennis in June – Only two weeks left to apply

The search is on for volunteers at the Nature Valley Open Tennis in June – Only two weeks left to apply

Nottingham City Council and the Lawn Tennis Association (LTA) are looking for enthusiastic volunteers to help at the Open Nottingham Tennis tournament (8-16 June 2019). The team would like to hear from potential volunteers who will be 16 or older at the time the event takes place and free for a minimum of three days […]

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Nottingham Tennis Centre recognised at National Awards

Nottingham Tennis Centre recognised at National Awards

Nottingham Tennis Centre has performed well in two recent national award ceremonies. The centre took the gold medal at the TRP Customer Service Awards and was shortlisted in the category of Most Improved Performer at the recent APSE awards (Association for Public Service Excellence) where they were runners up. The gold award is based on […]

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Newstead Abbey Celebrates Ada Lovelace Day

Newstead Abbey Celebrates Ada Lovelace Day

Newstead Abbey will be celebrating Ada Lovelace Day this weekend to promote the achievements of women in science, technology, engineering and maths. Ada Lovelace was the daughter of the most famous inhabitant of Newstead Abbey, Lord Byron, and mathematics-loving Annabella Milbanke. She became a mathematician and writer, publishing her notes on ‘Sketch of the Analytical Engine’ […]

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