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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 to put culture at the heart of a successful local economy

Nottingham to put culture at the heart of a successful local economy

Nottingham could become a leading European city for culture and creativity by being at the forefront of a new approach to culture recommended by a national enquiry. The Culture Cities Enquiry, chaired by Virgin Money Boss Jayne-Anne Gadhia, has published its recommendations today (Tuesday 5th February). It brought together leaders from across the cultural, education, […]

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Grant from National Lottery to drive forward a Heritage Partnership in Nottingham

Grant from National Lottery to drive forward a Heritage Partnership in Nottingham

Nottingham City Council has received a National Lottery grant to engage those with an appreciation of heritage within the city. The award of £26,800 will also shape the future development of the Nottingham Heritage Partnership. The partnership, which was launched in 2016, aims to enable people and communities to support each other and better manage, […]

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Nottingham City Council launches plans to transform Wollaton Hall & Deer Park

Nottingham City Council launches plans to transform  Wollaton Hall & Deer Park

A Transformation Project was launched at Wollaton Hall yesterday (Tuesday 29 January) which will see the iconic Nottingham landmark undergo a major refurbishment of its museum and gardens. This ambitious project will see complete gallery redevelopment of the Wollaton Hall Natural History Museum, the restoration of the walled garden and the formal gardens – a […]

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A magical night to enjoy your city as Nottingham Light Night 2019 is announced

A magical night to enjoy your city as Nottingham Light Night 2019 is announced

The twelfth Nottingham Light Night will take place in the city next month, on Friday 8 February. Organised by Nottingham City Council in partnership with ‘It’s in Nottingham,’ the event is also supported by community groups and city venues. Nottingham residents are invited to take an orbital journey across the city from the canal side […]

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Health and Wellbeing Board: Employers must do more to improve mental health

Health and Wellbeing Board: Employers must do more to improve mental health

Nottingham City Health and Wellbeing Board is urging more local organisations to commit to change how we think and act about mental health in the workplace by signing the Time to Change Employer Pledge. Looking after the mental health of employees helps to tackle stigma and can make a real difference to sickness absence rates, […]

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Nottingham leader backs calls for HS2 commitment

Nottingham leader backs calls for HS2 commitment

Councillor Jon Collins, Leader of Nottingham City Council, has joined dozens of prominent figures from the East Midlands signing an open letter calling on party leaders to publicly commit to completing HS2 Phase Two. Midlands Connect, Midlands Engine, Northern Powerhouse Partnership and Core Cities UK are urging Theresa May, Jeremy Corbyn, Vince Cable and Nicola […]

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Councillor David Mellen to read to 5,000 children in 50 days

Councillor David Mellen to read to 5,000 children in 50 days

Councillor David Mellen, Portfolio Holder for Early Intervention and Early Years at Nottingham City Council, is launching his Big Reading Challenge – aiming to read to 5,000 children in 50 days. Running from 28 January to 18 March 2019, Cllr Mellen’s challenge will aim to raise £5,000 to give free books to children in the […]

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Nottingham City Council marks Holocaust Memorial Day

Nottingham City Council marks Holocaust Memorial Day

Nottingham’s Council House will host a ceremony of commemoration this weekend for the victims of the Holocaust. The memorial service, organised by Nottingham City Council, One Nottingham and the city’s Inter-Faith Council, will mark National Holocaust Memorial Day on Sunday (27 January). The theme this year is ‘Torn From Home’. Holocaust Memorial Day is on […]

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