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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Old Market Square to host Christmas market to bring some magic back to the city centre

Old Market Square to host Christmas market to bring some magic back to the city centre

With Nottingham’s Tier 3 status now confirmed by Government, the city has been able to finalise plans for Christmas activities in Old Market Square. Saturday 5 December will see the opening of Nottingham Christmas Market – a collection of market stalls, rides, and take away refreshment stalls designed to be enjoyed by all ages. The […]

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City confirms Remembrance Sunday arrangements

City confirms Remembrance Sunday arrangements

Revised plans to mark this year’s Remembrance Sunday (Sunday 8 November) in line with the new national lockdown restrictions have been announced. The traditional wreath laying and two-minute silence at Victoria Embankment will not proceed this year due to the potential numbers attending  – usually several thousand people – and the need to avoid large […]

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What’s it worth to you? New city initiative to support parks and open spaces

What’s it worth to you? New city initiative to support parks and open spaces

A new initiative starts this week, with the aim of getting people more involved with their local park. It is widely recognised that parks and open spaces have helped us during lockdown. During the period 1–31 May, 60% of adults in England said that they had spent time outside in green and natural spaces in […]

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New festive lights spectacular set for Christmas at Wollaton

New festive lights spectacular set for Christmas at Wollaton

This festive season, Wollaton Hall & Deer Park will host its first magical Christmas lights trail, as the formal gardens are transformed for the first time ever into an enchanted light spectacle, Christmas at Wollaton Hall.  From 27 November, visitors will be able to enjoy a unique socially distanced outdoor light installation. Wollaton Hall & […]

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Woodthorpe Park’s new and improved facilities unveiled

Woodthorpe Park’s new and improved facilities unveiled

Several revamped areas have opened in Woodthorpe Park after over £100k of improvements were carried out at the popular park. The works, carried out by the Nottingham City Council parks and neighbourhood teams, have been funded jointly by FCC Communities and Nottingham City Council, following extensive consultation with park users, the friends group and local […]

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