Archive by category Leisure and Culture

Council reveals outcomes of consultation into Victoria Indoor Market’s future

Council reveals outcomes of consultation into Victoria Indoor Market’s future

Nottingham City Council has published the outcome of its consultation into the future of Victoria Indoor Market. The consultation was carried out between April and June this year after the council’s Executive Board agreed in January to review future options for the market’s operation, putting forward a proposal to end the lease. The Victoria Indoor […]

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Council leader wishes Forest good luck ahead of Premier League opener

Council leader wishes Forest good luck ahead of Premier League opener

City Council Leader David Mellen has today passed on his best wishes to Nottingham Forest as they prepare to play their first Premier League match in more than 20 years. The Reds kick off their historic 2022/23 season at Newcastle United tomorrow afternoon (Saturday) after securing promotion in a dramatic play-off final at Wembley in […]

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Nottingham City Museums secures grant funding and public donations to buy last-known portrait of D. H. Lawrence

Nottingham City Museums secures grant funding and public donations to buy last-known portrait of D. H. Lawrence

Through generous external grant funding and public donations, Nottingham City Museums has been able to buy the last-known portrait painting of the famous Nottinghamshire born writer, D. H. Lawrence and is announcing programme in collaboration with Nottingham City Libraries. With thanks to funding from V & A, Arts Council England Lottery Funding, Heritage Fund and […]

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Get set for a massive festival weekend

Get set for a massive festival weekend

Full band line-up and set times just announced With over 250,000 visitors expected at the Riverside Festival, back after two years, details of the free music programme have just been announced. Nottingham’s Victoria Embankment will host the free festival from Friday 5 to Sunday 7 August. Music is as ever a big part of the […]

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These girls certainly can: Nottingham celebrates women’s successes in sport

These girls certainly can: Nottingham celebrates women’s successes in sport

Pictured: Mary Earps (England vs Austria). Image credit: Franck Fife/AFP via Getty Images Nottingham City Council has shown its support for the England Lionesses with the country’s largest flag on the Council House, and sends them congratulations on their historic win against Germany yesterday. The England team’s incredible 2-1 victory against the eight-time European Champions […]

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60ft St George flag unfurled on Council House to cheer on Lionesses

60ft St George flag unfurled on Council House to cheer on Lionesses

Nottingham City Council has installed a giant St George’s flag on the Council House as the country gets behind the England women’s football team in their first Euro 2022 final this weekend. With excitement building for the match against Germany at Wembley on Sunday, the city is showing its support for the Lionesses by putting […]

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Keeping the kids entertained and the cost down

Keeping the kids entertained and the cost down

As the summer school holidays kick off this week, we know that many people are struggling due to the cost of living crisis. Here’s a reminder of some of the things here to help you this summer – • The Beach is now open! Until – 4 September with FREE entry and fun new attractions […]

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Nottinghamshire BIPC announces record year for supporting local businesses

Nottinghamshire BIPC announces record year for supporting local businesses

Specialist library-based centres to support local entrepreneurs in Nottinghamshire have reported a record year after giving more than 1,000 instances of free business support to Nottingham’s start-up and small businesses owners – over half of them women. Business & IP Centre Nottinghamshire (BIPC) has seen a dramatic increase in activity, with 469 instances of business […]

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Active Nottingham leisure centre awarded top marks on ‘Quest’ for excellence

Active Nottingham leisure centre awarded top marks on ‘Quest’ for excellence

Active Nottingham’s Djanogly Community Leisure Centre (DCLC), part of Nottingham City Council, has been awarded ‘Excellent’ for its facilities and services, recognising high quality within UK Sport and Leisure. An industry standard developed by the UK Sports Council, Quest assessors look at a range of factors including operational management and approaches to engaging with customers […]

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