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Park set to unveil new children’s playground

Park set to unveil new children’s playground

A new £80,000 children’s playground in Basford is ready to be officially opened this week. The facility at Stockhill Park, which has a theme in keeping with the nearby fire station, has come about after a partnership between Nottingham City Council and the local residents’ group, Saltar. It includes climbing frames, two sets of swings, […]

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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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Early lifting of traffic restrictions

Early lifting of traffic restrictions

Traffic restrictions at a busy road junction in Nottingham have been lifted a week earlier than planned. Favourable weather conditions and alterations to plans to install new utilities manholes have combined to enable engineers to finish the work on the Queen’s Road East/University Boulevard junction ahead of schedule. Part of finishing works associated with the […]

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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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You devolve and we’ll deliver – Minister gets the message from Derbyshire and Notts Council Leaders

You devolve and we’ll deliver – Minister gets the message from Derbyshire and Notts Council Leaders

Senior Government officials were told that Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire are ready, willing and able to deliver on devolution during a high-profile visit to the area today. Greg Clark, Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government and Lord Heseltine was in the area to meet with the 19 Leaders of City, County, District and Borough […]

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Nurse of the Year names her tram

Nurse of the Year names her tram

Nottingham’s Nurse of the Year, Kim Helm, today unveiled her name on one of the latest additions to the city’s tram fleet. Paediatric Transplant Clinical Nurse Specialist Kim, who works in the renal ward at Nottingham Children’s Hospital, was guest of honour at the special ceremony, held at the tram network’s Wilkinson Street depot. She followed […]

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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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