Archive by category Leisure and Culture

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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Nottingham Beach cancelled this year due to Covid concerns

Nottingham Beach cancelled this year due to Covid concerns

Nottingham Beach will not be going ahead this year as a result of the ongoing Covid pandemic, Nottingham City Council and Mellors Group have announced. The Beach event takes place every summer in the Old Market Square and would normally have opened next week to coincide with the start of the school holidays.   Councillor […]

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Uncertainty over Government Covid guidance leads to cancellation of Nottingham’s Riverside Festival

Uncertainty over Government Covid guidance leads to cancellation of Nottingham’s Riverside Festival

Ongoing uncertainty around Covid restrictions as part of the next stage of the Government’s roadmap to recovery has led to Nottingham City Council taking the decision to cancel this year’s Riverside Festival, due to be held from Friday 6 – Sunday 8 August on Victoria Embankment. The news follows the cancellation of this year’s Splendour […]

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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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Business & IP Centre Nottingham joins forces with British Library to roll out small business support across Nottinghamshire and turbocharge the local economy

Business & IP Centre Nottingham joins forces with British Library to roll out small business support across Nottinghamshire and turbocharge the local economy

Nottingham and Nottinghamshire libraries are playing a leading role in helping the city and county recover economically following the pandemic. Thanks to support from the British Library and Department for Culture, Media and Sport, people of all ages and walks of life across the city and county can access support to start and grow their businesses […]

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Council hands over operation of its “shining jewel” as Nottingham Castle prepares to reopen

Council hands over operation of its “shining jewel” as Nottingham Castle prepares to reopen

The operation of Nottingham Castle was formally handed over to Nottingham Castle Trust today (Tuesday 1st June), after three years of construction and renovation works led by Nottingham City Council. To mark the occasion, later in the day the stunning new lighting of the Ducal Palace will be switched on at 9pm to shine out […]

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