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Young Creative Awards 2017 – entries open

Young Creative Awards 2017 – entries open

Entries are now open for the Young Creative Awards 2017. The Nottingham Young Creative Awards 2017 give young people the chance to show off their creative work, network with future employers and gain valuable industry experience and mentoring. The theme this year is ‘Nottingham, Future City’. Judges want young people, aged 13 to 24 who […]

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Nottingham schools receive prestigious award for learning beyond the classroom

Nottingham schools receive prestigious award for learning beyond the classroom

Two city schools are celebrating after receiving a prestigious award in recognition of the way they enrich the experiences of children outside of the classroom. Nottingham Nursery School and Training Centre, which caters for children aged two to four, has been given the ‘Learning Outside the Classroom’ Mark (LOtC) Gold Award, while Blue Bell Hill […]

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Nottingham takes zero-tolerance stance against Female Genital Mutilation 

Nottingham takes zero-tolerance stance against Female Genital Mutilation 

Nottingham is the first City in the UK to declare a zero-tolerance stance on Female Genital Mutilation (FGM). The declaration of Nottingham as the first ‘City to Zero tolerance to FGM’ was made in September at a Full Council meeting. To celebrate this status, partners from across the city have held an event in Parliament to […]

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Brushing Buddies programme set to expand

Brushing Buddies programme set to expand

More than 1,300 children in Nottingham have benefited from a public health programme to promote the importance of brushing their teeth. Brushing Buddies was launched in November 2015 with the intention of helping improve levels of dental health among infants. It started out at 25 nurseries and pre-schools in targeted areas of the city and […]

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Astronaut Tim Peake backs Nottingham kids in the Space to Earth challenge

Astronaut Tim Peake backs Nottingham kids in the Space to Earth challenge

Children in Nottingham are being challenged to swim, cycle and run the distance from earth to the International Space Station. To celebrate Tim Peake’s mission in the station, the Triathlon Trust and the UK Space Agency are holding an ‘out-of-this-world’ triathlon event for children at Harvey Hadden Sports Village in Bilborough tomorrow (Tuesday 11 October). Major Tim […]

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