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Kaia takes the crown after showing off her creative side

Kaia takes the crown after showing off her creative side

The Nottingham Young Creative Awards celebrated its tenth year with a sell-out evening of performances and awards at the Nottingham Playhouse. Kaia Lucas, aged 16, from Bluecoat Beechdale Academy, was crowned Nottingham’s 2018 Young Creative of the Year. Kaia won in the 16-18 year-old Visual Arts category by creating a series of paintings of her […]

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Olympian Adlington puts out call for individuals to join her team at upcoming triathlon

Olympian Adlington puts out call for individuals to join her team at upcoming triathlon

Double Olympic Swimming Gold medallist, Rebecca Adlington is searching for two individuals to join her National Lottery Relay team for the Accenture World Triathlon Mixed Relay Nottingham next month. Mansfield-born Adlington will captain the trio and take to the water to complete a 750m swim in the River Trent before her teammates cycle 18km and […]

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Sela and Broady in the draw for Nature Valley Open

Sela and Broady in the draw for Nature Valley Open

Two-time champion Dudi Sela will return to defend his Nature Valley Open title in Nottingham next month and will be joined by Great Britain Davis Cup player Liam Broady. The ATP Challenger tournament will take place June 9 – 17 at Nottingham Tennis Centre. Broady, 24, made his Davis Cup debut for Great Britain earlier […]

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Brownlee and Holland named amongst six-strong GB squad for Nottingham Mixed Relay event

Brownlee and Holland named amongst six-strong GB squad for Nottingham Mixed Relay event

Olympic silver and bronze medallists, Jonathan Brownlee and Vicky Holland have been named as part of the Great Britain squad for the Accenture World Triathlon Mixed Relay Nottingham along with Commonwealth bronze medallist, Marc Austin and former World Champion, Non Stanford. The overall British squad of six athletes is well-decorated, also including double Commonwealth Champion, […]

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New charity project to support foster children is in the Bag!

New charity project to support foster children is in the Bag!

Nottingham City Council has pledged its support for a new charity set up by a father and daughter to support foster children. Stuart Ferguson and Nicola Barber have launched My Bag, which aims to help foster children through the difficult first few days of settling into a new home. Drawing on their own first-hand experiences […]

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Warning over fake tongue piercings after three girls end up in hospital

Warning over fake tongue piercings after three girls end up in hospital

Three young girls in Nottingham city and the county have been admitted to hospital after swallowing the small magnetic parts designed to look like fake tongue piercings. The three girls, all in their early teens, suffered with abdominal complications, two of them required major bowel surgery to remove the magnetic parts. Public Health England (PHE) […]

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Deputy headteacher of Outstanding-rated school invited to meet Prime Minister

Deputy headteacher of Outstanding-rated school invited to meet Prime Minister

An ‘inspirational’ Nottingham teacher with four decades of service to children with special educational needs has been invited to attend a Downing Street reception. Claire Waldrom, deputy headteacher at Rosehill School, in St Ann’s, received a personal invitation from Theresa May to a special event at Number 10 on Monday (21 May) which will ‘celebrate […]

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Old Market Square becomes sports arena for the weekend

Old Market Square becomes sports arena for the weekend

Visitors to the Old Market Square will be able to take part in three different sports this weekend; with teams from Triathlon, Table Tennis, and Tennis visiting to promote major sporting events coming to the city in June. The fun starts at 10:30 am each day and lasts until 4pm. There will be chances to […]

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