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City announces first events to mark Platinum Jubilee

City announces first events to mark Platinum Jubilee

Events to mark the 70th anniversary of the accession of Queen Elizabeth II to the throne are being planned across the world, and Nottingham is no exception. A series of events, activities, and installations will take place between Thursday 2 – Sunday 5 June across Nottingham that everybody can enjoy over the extended Bank Holiday […]

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What a bright idea! New car park, bus station and Central Library powered by the sun

What a bright idea! New car park, bus station and Central Library powered by the sun

An installation of 720 solar panels on the roof of the new state-of-the-art Broad Marsh Car Park, Bus Station and Central Library is helping to power the building and support Nottingham’s carbon neutral targets. The array of panels and a host of other smart technology mean the building is playing its part in Nottingham’s ambition […]

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Work set to begin fitting out new Central Library this summer

Work set to begin fitting out new Central Library this summer

Work set to begin fitting out new Central Library this summer Nottingham City Council has announced plans for the £10.5m fit-out of the city’s new Central Library and for it to be ready to open to the public next summer. The development is part of the building that houses the new Broad Marsh Car Park […]

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Council bidding for recognition as UNICEF UK ‘Child Friendly City’

Council bidding for recognition as UNICEF UK ‘Child Friendly City’

Nottingham has taken the first step on a journey working with children’s charity UNICEF UK towards international recognition as a Child Friendly City.   The ambitious three-to-five-year partnership, made possible by funding from the National Lottery Community Fund Small Steps Big Changes (SSBC) programme, will see councillors, council staff and local organisations ensure that children […]

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Government action needed for Windrush victims, say all City Councillors

Government action needed for Windrush victims, say all City Councillors

Nottingham City Council has renewed its support for people in the city from the Windrush Generation who may be seeking help, advice and compensation. Councillor Leslie Ayoola presented a motion at a meeting of the Full Council this week, outlining the issues facing the Windrush Generation following the Home Office’s failure to keep detailed records […]

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Birmingham 2022 Queen’s Baton Relay to visit Nottingham as full England route revealed

Birmingham 2022 Queen’s Baton Relay to visit Nottingham as full England route revealed

Wednesday 11 May 2022: The Birmingham 2022 Queen’s Baton Relay is confirmed to visit Nottingham during its final journey through England this summer, as the full route is revealed. Queen’s Baton Relay route through England revealed Baton will visit the city on Sunday 10 July It will spend 2 days in the East Midlands between […]

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Twenty Days of Action to tackle local residents’ top issues

Twenty Days of Action to tackle local residents’ top issues

Following a successful programme of Days of Action in 2021/22, partners across the city are joining forces again to tackle issues in local areas, including crime, anti-social behaviour, fly-tipping and dog fouling. A series of Days of Action will be taking place across Nottingham over the next six months, following feedback from members of the […]

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New children’s book encourages families to take those first steps into swimming together

New children’s book encourages families to take those first steps into swimming together

Can We Splash? is a book about children’s swimming and follows Mo, his sister Yas and the fun they had with their Dad on a swimming trip to a Nottingham leisure centre. Many families in the city of Nottingham have never been swimming, either alone or together as a family; many of them are not […]

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Active Nottingham named as Triple Finalists at the 2022 ukactive Awards

Active Nottingham named as Triple Finalists at the 2022 ukactive Awards

Active Nottingham, part of Nottingham City Council, are delighted to have been named by ukactive as 2022 Award Finalists after entering the awards for the first time. They have been shortlisted in three categories – Regional Club of the Year (Harvey Hadden Sports Village), Activation Award (recognising organisations who run events to inspire and encourage […]

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Active Nottingham leisure centres awarded inclusive fitness initiative mark

Active Nottingham leisure centres awarded inclusive fitness initiative mark

Active Nottingham’s Harvey Hadden Sports Village and Clifton Leisure Centre, part of Nottingham City Council, have been awarded the Inclusive Fitness Initiative (IFI) Mark for their facilities, joining Ken Martin Leisure Centre in three of eight centres in the East Midlands and the only centres in Nottingham to have this accreditation. The IFI programme is […]

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