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25 year anniversary celebrations at Harvey Hadden this weekend

25 year anniversary celebrations at Harvey Hadden this weekend

Nottingham City Council’s Harvey Hadden Sports Village is celebrating a silver anniversary this weekend. On Saturday 1 October – just over year after the site’s £16m redevelopment – 25 years of sports on the site will be marked with a range of free activities. The public is invited between 11am-5pm to enjoy activities for all […]

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Lots of fun and free activities at Broxtowe Park Fun Day!

Lots of fun and free activities at Broxtowe Park Fun Day!

Nottingham City Council is proud to host the Broxtowe Park Fun Day on Thursday 25 August from 12 until 4pm. There will be lots of free activities for the whole family to enjoy such as: • Bug Hunts • Den Building • Mud Sculptures • Arts and Crafts • Football • Archery • Basketball • […]

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City leisure centres to organise free events as part of the nation’s biggest sports day – I Am Team GB  

City leisure centres to organise free events as part of the nation’s biggest sports day – I Am Team GB  

Two City leisure facilities – Clifton Leisure Centre and Nottingham Tennis Centre will host multi-sport sessions on Saturday 27 August designed to get more people active in the local community and celebrate Team GB’s achievements at the Rio 2016 Games. There will also be free Table Tennis and Nottingham Parklives activities running across the city […]

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Spectacular summer of ping pong served up with Datto Ping!

Spectacular summer of ping pong served up with Datto Ping!

On Wednesday 3 August, table tennis returns to the city as the 2016 Ping! Festival gets underway at Smithy Row between 11am and 3pm. The festival will last until 4 September. This year’s festival is sponsored by Datto, an innovative technology company and global brand* The Datto Ping! Festival places tables complete with bats and […]

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Free fitness and tennis at Nottingham Tennis Centre this weekend

Free fitness and tennis at Nottingham Tennis Centre this weekend

The Davis Cup by BNP Paribas will be arriving at Nottingham Tennis Centre this Saturday (30 July) during the British Open Wheelchair Tennis Championships. The World’s top wheelchair tennis players will be battling it out including Wimbledon Champions Gordon Reid, Alfie Hewett and Jordanne Whiley.  Alongside watching world class tennis, and to celebrate a summer […]

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Nottingham City Council to celebrate disability sport

Nottingham City Council to celebrate disability sport

Nottingham City Council will be celebrating disability sport and achieving a nationally recognised accreditation for disabled access at an event at Harvey Hadden Sports Village on Tuesday 5 July. As well as marking the CredAble Access accreditation for all eight of its leisure centres, the event will highlight the council’s plans to develop and improve […]

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Johnson wins maiden title at Aegon Open Nottingham as Brit Inglot claims first doubles crown with Nestor

Johnson wins maiden title at Aegon Open Nottingham as Brit Inglot claims first doubles crown with Nestor

American World No. 38 Steve Johnson has won his first ATP World Tour singles title after beating Uruguayan second seed Pablo Cuevas 7-6(5) 7-5 at the Aegon Open Nottingham, where Brit Dom Inglot and Daniel Nestor also claimed their maiden doubles crown as a pairing on Saturday. No. 6 seed Johnson, who also reached the […]

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Johnson blasts through busy day to set up Aegon Open Nottingham final against Cuevas

Johnson blasts through busy day to set up Aegon Open Nottingham final against Cuevas

America’s Steve Johnson will face Pablo Cuevas in Saturday’s Aegon Open Nottingham final after racing past Italian No. 7 seed Andreas Seppi 6-4 6-4 on a rain-interrupted day that started with Johnson completing a quarter-final win over top seed Kevin Anderson. No. 6 seed Johnson – who overcame World No. 10 Richard Gasquet on his […]

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Anderson and Johnson to resume quarter-final battle on Aegon Open Nottingham Semi-Finals day

Anderson and Johnson to resume quarter-final battle on Aegon Open Nottingham Semi-Finals day

Top seed Kevin Anderson and fellow big-hitter Steve Johnson have been made to wait to decide who clinches the last remaining semi-final place at the Aegon Open Nottingham, after bad light forced the suspension of play on Thursday night with the players on serve at 6-7(6) 7-5 4-3. Their match will resume at 12 noon […]

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Cuevas moves past Evans to join Baghdatis and Anderson in Aegon Open Nottingham quarters

Cuevas moves past Evans to join Baghdatis and Anderson in Aegon Open Nottingham quarters

Second seed Pablo Cuevas edged past Brit Dan Evans 6-7(4) 7-6(5) 6-4 to set up a tantalising Aegon Open Nottingham quarter-final against Cypriot Marcos Baghdatis, while top seed Kevin Anderson is also through to the last eight. Cypriot Baghdatis, a semi-finalist at the Nottingham Tennis Centre last year, came from a set down and saved […]

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