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Double celebration as city exceeds national average for pupils at Good and Outstanding schools

Double celebration as city exceeds national average for pupils at Good and Outstanding schools

Two Nottingham primary schools are celebrating after improving standards so that Ofsted now judges them ‘Good’ again. Both Cantrell Primary in Bulwell and Seely Primary in Sherwood were previously rated as ‘requiring improvement’ – but new inspections have seen them reach the ‘Good’ standard set by the education watchdog. The latest improvements mean that the […]

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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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Working to make Nottingham more dementia-friendly

Working to make Nottingham more dementia-friendly

Nottingham City Council is supporting Dementia Action Week by working with partners to make the city more dementia-friendly. As a World Health Organisation Age Friendly City and a member of the Nottingham and Nottinghamshire Dementia Action Alliance, the City Council is helping to raise awareness during Dementia Action Week from 20-26 May 2019. Dementia Action […]

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Rochelle Simpson is crowned Nottingham Young Creative Of The Year with emotional film about knife crime

Rochelle Simpson is crowned Nottingham Young Creative Of The Year with emotional film about knife crime

The Nottingham Young Creative Awards enjoyed another sell-out evening of performances and awards at the Nottingham Playhouse with 17 year old Rochelle Simpson winning the top award for her short film Catch 22. Rochelle’s film is a dramatised film about a knife murder in Nottingham. Rochelle was presented with the award by Nottingham actor Harry […]

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New era at Nottingham City Council

New era at Nottingham City Council

A new era begins at Nottingham City Council this week with a fresh Cabinet including new Leader and Deputy Leader and predominantly female executive councillors for the first time. The changes will be formally ratified on Monday 20 May at the first full council meeting since the local elections, which saw the Council Leader of […]

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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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