Archive by year 2018

British Stars Join the Line Up at Nature Valley Open

British Stars Join the Line Up at Nature Valley Open

A host of British Tennis stars have been announced as part of the main draw for the Nature Valley Open, a British Tennis event, which begins at the Nottingham Tennis Centre this weekend. Davis Cup winner James Ward has been awarded a wild card alongside fellow Brits Alex Ward and George Loffhagen, while Dan Evans […]

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Community champion named in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list

Community champion named in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list

A Nottingham City Council officer who has spent 40 years working to improve the lives of others has been honoured by the Queen with an MBE (Member of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire) Celia Knight, the council’s current Neighbourhood Development Officer in Bulwell Forest, has been working with local communities since the late […]

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Boulter and Taylor Handed Wild Cards for Nature Valley Open

Boulter and Taylor Handed Wild Cards for Nature Valley Open

Two of British Tennis’ brightest young prospects, Katie Boulter and Gabriella Taylor, have been handed wildcards for the Nature Valley Open in Nottingham, which gets under way this weekend.East Midlands tennis star and former British junior No.1 Boulter made her Fed Cup debut in February as part of the Great Britain squad that reached the […]

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Multiple Champion Sam Stosur to Play at Nature Valley Open

Multiple Champion Sam Stosur to Play at Nature Valley Open

Singles, Doubles and Mixed Major tournament winner Sam Stosur has been awarded a wild card for the Nature Valley Open in Nottingham which gets under way this weekend. Qualifying for the British Tennis event at the Nottingham Tennis Centre begins on Saturday with the first round of the main draw starting on Monday.  Former Australian […]

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Nottingham & Leeds Set for ITU World Triathlon Double This Week

Nottingham & Leeds Set for ITU World Triathlon Double This Week

Triathlon is set to take over this week with two ITU World Triathlon Series races taking place, both of which offer free live spectating opportunities and will feature live on the BBC. Thursday is the turn of Nottingham to host the Accenture World Triathlon Mixed Relay followed by Sunday’s individual races at the AJ Bell […]

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Casting the net far and wide to boost foster carer numbers

Casting the net far and wide to boost foster carer numbers

Nottingham City Council has been working hard over the past year to recruit more foster carers. The authority’s recruitment team, with support from senior politicians, has been out and about across the city spreading the message about the benefits of fostering – both to the child and the foster family. The fostering service is always […]

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2018, a year of celebrations and commemorations for our Armed Forces

2018, a year of celebrations and commemorations for our Armed Forces

People across the city are being encouraged to help mark Armed Forces Day and the end of the First World War centenary. Different events are being held across the city to mark and celebrate the armed forces in 2018, up-coming events include: HMS Sherwood Freedom of the City Parade – Saturday 2 June One of the largest military […]

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