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Sport England investment ensures tennis for all on the back of Aegon Open Nottingham

Sport England investment ensures tennis for all on the back of Aegon Open Nottingham

The Lawn Tennis Association (LTA) has announced that it has secured significant financial backing from Sport England for a series of participation events around this summer’s Aegon Open Nottingham tennis tournament. The £199,300 Sport England Major Events Engagement Fund grant was announced during the Aegon Open Nottingham and will link the tournament with projects that will make […]

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Record breaking facilities at Harvey Hadden

Record breaking facilities at Harvey Hadden

The athletics track at Harvey Hadden stadium has achieved a category A classification for the first time following certification by UK Athletics. The highest grade has been achieved thanks to the additional eighth lane and infield improvements like relocation of long and triple jump pits, upgraded pole vault facility, shot putt and discus area. The […]

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Arts Funding secured for Nottingham 2015 CPISRA World Games ceremonies programme

Cerebral Palsy Sport, the local organising committee for the Nottingham 2015 CPISRA World Games, has secured £79,000 in funding from Arts Council England’s National Lottery funded Grants for the arts programme for the development and delivery of a ceremonies programme for the Games being held in August 2015. CP Sport, in partnership with City Arts, […]

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Ace volunteer effort for International Tennis

Ace volunteer effort for International Tennis

Over 110 volunteers will be the face of the Aegon Open Nottingham 2015, investing their spare time to make the event a smash. They will learn about the roles they will be undertaking at a training event this weekend – ahead of Volunteers’ Week (1-7 June), an annual campaign which celebrates the fantastic contribution that […]

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Former world no.2 and Wimbledon finalist Agnieszka Radwanska joins Aegon Open Nottingham field

Former world no.2 and Wimbledon finalist Agnieszka Radwanska joins Aegon Open Nottingham field

The Lawn Tennis Association (LTA) is delighted to announce that Agnieszka Radwanska will begin her grass court season at the Aegon Open Nottingham in June. The Polish star is a strong performer on grass having won the Eastbourne International in 2008 by beating Nadia Petrova and finishing runner up to Serena Williams in a three-set […]

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Leisure Centre Improvements in Nottingham

Leisure Centre Improvements in Nottingham

Major improvements to customer facilities have been made to three leisure centres as part of a £725,000 investment. Ken Martin Leisure Centre is the final site to undergo improvements with an extended gym area. In March, Victoria Leisure Centre was the first to introduce a new fitness studio. Southglade Leisure Centre was the second site […]

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Thousands to enjoy free, fun activities this summer as Parklives comes to Nottingham

Thousands to enjoy free, fun activities this summer as Parklives comes to Nottingham

Nottingham’s parks will host hundreds of fun and free activity sessions this year as part of a scheme to get city residents up and active in their community parks and green spaces. Nottingham City Council has teamed up with Coca-Cola Great Britain to bring ParkLives – a programme of free and fun activities delivered in […]

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The Elena Baltacha Trophy to be awarded at Aegon Open Nottingham

The Elena Baltacha Trophy to be awarded at Aegon Open Nottingham

The Lawn Tennis Association (LTA) is proud to announce today, on the one-year anniversary of the passing of a shining light from British Tennis, that the inaugural winner of the 2015 Aegon Open Nottingham WTA event will be presented with the newly commissioned ‘The Elena Baltacha Trophy.’  The trophy itself is an Art Nouveau Bowl […]

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