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Nottingham to host Friends Life Tour of Britain stage finish on Friday 11 September

Nottingham to host Friends Life Tour of Britain stage finish on Friday 11 September

Nottingham will host another major cycling event as it prepares to welcome the Friends Life Tour of Britain this autumn. Residents and visitors to the city will get the chance to experience professional cycling first-hand as the world’s cycling elite come to Nottingham. Nottingham adds the Tour of Britain to its calendar of cycling events, […]

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Nottingham Castle’s Fine Art Collection inspires young artists

Nottingham Castle’s Fine Art Collection inspires young artists

Three young artists will present their personal responses to Nottingham Castle Museum & Art Gallery’s Fine Art Painting collection in a special exhibition entitled ‘Search The Collection’. The exhibition will be open to the public from 28 – 29 March in the Castle’s Long Gallery. The artists, all with links to Nottingham, have been commissioned […]

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Come and get creative at Nottingham Castle ‘Invent and Build’

Come and get creative at Nottingham Castle ‘Invent and Build’

Illuminate, Nottingham Museum’s young arts collective, presents ‘Invent and Build’, a range of family friendly activities inspired by the Richard Slee and John Plowman exhibitions on Sunday 22 March in the Long Gallery at Nottingham Castle from 11am-3pm. The activities draw inspiration from Plowman’s repetitive design drawings and Slee’s playful object abstraction. Visitors can take […]

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Floral Trail Design Competition Entries – Vote for your favourite

Floral Trail Design Competition Entries – Vote for your favourite

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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Ground-breaking jobs and growth deal sought by council and business leaders

Ground-breaking jobs and growth deal sought by council and business leaders

Council leaders from Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire and business leaders from the D2N2 Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) are heading to London today (17 March) to open discussions with Whitehall to begin to negotiate a ground-breaking devolution deal for powers that will give local people and local businesses more influence over the things that make our economy […]

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Supporting students to recycle more

Supporting students to recycle more

Nottingham City Council’s Waste Operations Team is working with partners to help students on Lenton Boulevard recycle more and improve the neighbourhood. This term the team, along with Local Ward Councillor Sarah Piper, is undertaking a number of different activities to try and increase recycling with the target group and decrease the amount of extra […]

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Number of 16 and 17 year olds in education or training at all-time high in Nottingham

Number of 16 and 17 year olds in education or training at all-time high in Nottingham

A record number of 16 and 17 and year olds (92.3%) in Nottingham City are now in further education, employment or training. This means that Nottingham has the highest number of summer 2014 school leavers in further education, employment or training of all the Core Cities* and more than the national average which is 90.2%. […]

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Family Learning Service Free to City Residents Praised by OFSTED

Family Learning Service Free to City Residents Praised by OFSTED

Learning is more fun when the whole family’s involved – that’s the verdict from users of Nottingham City Council’s Family and Community Learning Service. Today, the service is celebrating after receiving a glowing report from Ofsted inspectors. The service received a ‘Good’ rating following a 3-day inspection in February. Inspectors were impressed that a high […]

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