Nottingham flying the flag for premier parks

Nottingham flying the flag for premier parks

Nottingham parks has maintained its Green Flag Awards this year, bringing the total in the city with the nationally-recognised standard to 72 – the most for any council area in the country. This international award, now into its third decade, is a sign to the public that the space boasts the highest possible environmental standards, […]

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Libraries Week 2021: Nottingham and Nottinghamshire libraries to launch business support in local Business and IP Centres

Libraries Week 2021: Nottingham and Nottinghamshire libraries to launch business support in local Business and IP Centres

Throughout October, four Business and IP Centres locals will be opening in Nottingham City and Nottinghamshire libraries. Bulwell Riverside has opened their Business & IP local centre during this Libraries Week, and additional centres at Beeston, Mansfield Central, Sutton-in-Ashfield libraries will follow in coming weeks. At these locations, entrepreneurs and business owners can meet with […]

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Nottingham Tennis Centre plans for the future

Nottingham Tennis Centre plans for the future

Nottingham City Council and the Lawn Tennis Association (LTA) are in discussions over the future of the Nottingham Tennis Centre. Under the plans that are being put out for public consultation in August, the LTA would take over the lease in order to secure its future, protect it as a key grass-court tournament venue and […]

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Dancing in the streets of Bulwell – Socially Distant Street Zumba

Dancing in the streets of Bulwell – Socially Distant Street Zumba

Following on from the huge success of Socially Distanced Street Zumba in Crabtree and Bulwell Hall, This Girl Can is starting to take nearby Newmarket by storm and it will start the week with another Zumba-based bang on Monday (2 August). This Girl Can has been a collaborative approach in the area with Nottingham City […]

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City Council forges ahead with Victoria Embankment improvements plan

City Council forges ahead with Victoria Embankment improvements plan

Nottingham City Council is ready to embark on the next stage of developing the Victoria Embankment Memorial Gardens, having received approval from the Executive Board to submit a bid to the National Lottery Heritage Fund (NLHF) on 25 August. An announcement on the outcome of the bid is expected in December 2021. Alongside this, contributions […]

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City Council leisure centres have some of the best health and safety standards in the country

City Council leisure centres have some of the best health and safety standards in the country

Visitors to Nottingham City Council’s leisure centres can be assured that health and safety standards are officially some of the very best in the country. The Sport and Leisure team which manages the City Council’s leisure centres, has once again been recognised in the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) Award, achieving Gold […]

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Konta wins fourth career title at LTA’s Viking Open Nottingham

Konta wins fourth career title at LTA’s Viking Open Nottingham

Johanna Konta lifted the fourth WTA title of her career and first on grass at the LTA’s Viking Open Nottingham after defeating fourth seed Zhang Shuai 6-2, 6-1 in just one hour.   Konta became the first British woman to win a WTA singles title on home soil since Sue Barker triumphed in Brighton in 1981.   Having finished runner-up […]

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Andy Murray now added to Venus Williams and Johanna Konta on stellar entry list for Nottingham Open

Andy Murray now added to Venus Williams and Johanna Konta on stellar entry list for Nottingham Open

Andy Murray will kick off his grass-court campaign at the Nottingham Open next month. The former World No. 1 has added the ATP Challenger Tour event, which will be played at the Nottingham Tennis Centre from June 5-13, to his summer schedule. The three-time Grand Slam champion is also due to play at the cinch […]

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Help write ‘The Next Chapter’ for Nottingham City Libraries

Help write ‘The Next Chapter’ for Nottingham City Libraries

From Tuesday 4 May, the first phase of public consultation begins for ‘The Next Chapter’: Nottingham City Council’s review of its library service. Local residents, including library users and non-users, partners and stakeholders, are being invited to help shape a modern library service for Nottingham via an initial survey. The ten-minute questionnaire gives everyone in […]

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