Archive by category Parks and open spaces

New play area for Clifton Flower Park

New play area for Clifton Flower Park

Children in Clifton can look forward to an exciting new play area opening next month.  Construction has started this week in Clifton Central Park – known locally as Flower Park – and should be completed by mid February. Treats on the way for toddlers to 12-year-olds include monkey bars, swings, a wheelchair-accessible roundabout, a toddler […]

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£190,000 for parks takes WREN nest egg to £2million

£190,000 for parks takes WREN nest egg to £2million

Four Nottingham parks are sharing a bumper bonus of £190,000 thanks to WREN.  The money will help open a new café, build two new play areas and improve landscaping. The latest awards take the total grants given by WREN to Nottingham parks since September 2006 to just over £2million. WREN (Waste Recycling Environmental Ltd) is […]

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Bunch of awards for green-fingered volunteers

Bunch of awards for green-fingered volunteers

Neighbourhood Bloom enthusiasts, parks volunteers and  school children will gather at the Council House on Friday to celebrate success in brightening up their area through gardening. Awards will be presented to 50 groups from Nottingham who are participating in ‘It’s Your Neighbourhood’, which is part of the Royal Horticultural Society’s Britain in Bloom campaign.  The […]

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Lots of fun and free activities at Broxtowe Park Fun Day!

Lots of fun and free activities at Broxtowe Park Fun Day!

Nottingham City Council is proud to host the Broxtowe Park Fun Day on Thursday 25 August from 12 until 4pm. There will be lots of free activities for the whole family to enjoy such as: • Bug Hunts • Den Building • Mud Sculptures • Arts and Crafts • Football • Archery • Basketball • […]

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Spectacular summer of ping pong served up with Datto Ping!

Spectacular summer of ping pong served up with Datto Ping!

On Wednesday 3 August, table tennis returns to the city as the 2016 Ping! Festival gets underway at Smithy Row between 11am and 3pm. The festival will last until 4 September. This year’s festival is sponsored by Datto, an innovative technology company and global brand* The Datto Ping! Festival places tables complete with bats and […]

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