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Making exercise more inclusive

Making exercise more inclusive

Nottingham City Council has launched a new campaign aimed at increasing the number of people with disabilities taking part in sport and leisure activities. The council aims for Nottingham to become the fastest growing city for disability sports participation, and the new It’s for me campaign will raise awareness of leisure activities available to people […]

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The Magnificent Spiegeltent returns to Nottingham Old Market Square this May!

The Magnificent Spiegeltent returns to Nottingham Old Market Square this May!

The first Spiegeltent events are announced today as the popular attraction, which has been visiting the city since 2015 is confirmed for the Old Market Square this May. The programme will be staged between Saturday 4 May and Saturday 18 May. The tent will host a packed schedule of great events including music, circus, cabaret, […]

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Statement on Nottingham Forest’s ground redevelopment plans

Statement on Nottingham Forest’s ground redevelopment plans

Councillor Jon Collins, Leader of Nottingham City Council, said: “This is important news for the city and we were happy to work with Nottingham Forest to help make it happen. “We’re lucky enough to have a rich sporting heritage in the city. This redevelopment will enable Forest, with an eye on hosting major fixtures into the future, to modernise […]

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Trading Standards push to prevent fires caused by second hand electrical appliances

Trading Standards push to prevent fires caused by second hand electrical appliances

Second hand electrical retailers around Nottingham have been visited by Nottingham City Council Trading Standards this week to check that they are not putting local households at risk. Work on the project is ongoing, but results so far show that local businesses do not have adequate systems in place to ensure that they are taking […]

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Government cuts lead to City Council approving £22m of savings

Government cuts lead to City Council approving £22m of savings

Nottingham City Council’s Executive Board has approved proposals to make £22m of savings in 2019/20 after another year of drastic Government cuts. The Government slashed the council’s main grant by £10m in the last year alone – meaning it has fallen from £127m in 2013 to just £25m for the forthcoming year. Independent analysis has […]

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ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2019 – 100 days to go countdown kicks off

ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2019 – 100 days to go countdown kicks off

Nottingham is gearing up for the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2019, with the ‘100 days to go’ countdown kicking off today (Tuesday 19 February). Part of the countdown will be the Trophy Tour, driven by Nissan, which commences a 100-day tour of England and Wales and will be at over 100 locations and events, […]

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Funding bid could help city’s parks and open spaces to continue to bloom

Funding bid could help city’s parks and open spaces to continue to bloom

Nottingham City Council will find out by the end of May whether a bid for over £1m to develop the city’s parks has been successful. The potential funding will come through the Future Parks Accelerator (FPA) which is a new national initiative to enable up to eight places to develop, secure, and enhance the future […]

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Dolly Parton sings praises of Nottingham’s milestone 5,000 children with free books

Dolly Parton sings praises of Nottingham’s milestone 5,000 children with free books

PHOTO: Cllr David Mellen with the 5,000th child to receive the free books, baby Remae Gordon-Goode, with dad Raelle, mum Melanie and sister Kyron A scheme that gives free books to children has reached a major milestone in Nottingham – and been praised by the charity’s founder Dolly Parton. A total of 5,000 children aged 0-5 […]

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