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Chance to get involved in World-Exclusive Dinosaur Exhibition this summer

Chance to get involved in World-Exclusive Dinosaur Exhibition this summer

Nottingham City Council is offering the opportunity to be a part of the incredible Dinosaurs of China, Ground Shakers to Feathered Flyers Exhibition coming to Wollaton Hall and Nottingham Lakeside Arts from 1 July to 29 October with a number of exciting volunteering roles. The City Council’s award winning Museums and Galleries volunteer programme is […]

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1940s Knees-up returns for May Day Bank Holiday

1940s Knees-up returns for May Day Bank Holiday

Visitors are invited to step back in time for the annual 1940s Knees-up on May Day Bank Holiday (Monday 1 May), with a replica Mark IX Spitfire, music, dancing and displays bringing the war years to life. Nottingham City Council is organising the event, which takes place at both Nottingham Castle and the Museum of […]

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Watson Latest GB Fed Cup Star Confirmed for Aegon Open Nottingham

Watson Latest GB Fed Cup Star Confirmed for Aegon Open Nottingham

Great Britain’s Fed Cup star and British No. 2 Heather Watson has been confirmed for the 2017 Aegon Open Nottingham. Watson, who is part of the Aegon GB Fed Cup Team to face Romania in the World Group II play-off in Constanta this weekend, has again chosen the Nottingham Tennis Centre as the place to […]

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Nottingham’s economy is one of the fastest growing of any UK city

Nottingham’s economy is one of the fastest growing of any UK city

Nottingham has one of the fastest growing economies of any UK city, according to a new national report published this week. The UK Powerhouse City Growth Tracker from Irwin Mitchell and the Centre for Business & Economic research (Cebr) shows that, in the last quarter of 2016, Nottingham climbed ten places in the national rankings […]

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Nottingham schools making progress on their ‘journey of improvement’

Nottingham schools making progress on their ‘journey of improvement’

Pupils, parents, teachers and staff have been praised for the improvements made in Nottingham schools. Councillor Sam Webster, Portfolio Holder for Education, Employment and Skills at Nottingham City Council, has acknowledged the combined efforts, which have seen the city begin to move up league tables for attendance and the number of Ofsted-rated ‘good’ or ‘outstanding’ […]

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Council Leader calls for mandatory minimum sentences for knife crime following fatal assault

Council Leader calls for mandatory minimum sentences for knife crime following fatal assault

The Leader of Nottingham City Council has called for the Government to introduce mandatory minimum prison sentences for knife crime following a fatal assault on Woodborough Road, Nottingham, on Friday. Councillor Jon Collins said: “Sadly, knife crime is a national issue which is becoming an increasing problem in towns and cities right across the country. Just last […]

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Businesses donate close to 3,000 Easter eggs for Nottingham children

Businesses donate close to 3,000 Easter eggs for Nottingham children

Thousands of children, including those in care, are getting an Easter treat after companies in Nottingham donated chocolate eggs. Staff at businesses across the city have been donating the treats to Nottingham City Council, which has distributed them to youngsters who may need a happy Easter treat this weekend. They have been given out to […]

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Dan Evans commits to return to Aegon Open Nottingham

Dan Evans commits to return to Aegon Open Nottingham

The Lawn Tennis Association (LTA) has confirmed today that GB Davis Cup stars Dan Evans will return to the Aegon Open Nottingham. British number two Evans, 26, who featured for Great Britain in their Davis Cup quarter-final exit on clay against France at the weekend, will headline this years event at the Nottingham Tennis Centre […]

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