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Libraries Week 2021: Nottingham and Nottinghamshire libraries to launch business support in local Business and IP Centres

Libraries Week 2021: Nottingham and Nottinghamshire libraries to launch business support in local Business and IP Centres

Throughout October, four Business and IP Centres locals will be opening in Nottingham City and Nottinghamshire libraries. Bulwell Riverside has opened their Business & IP local centre during this Libraries Week, and additional centres at Beeston, Mansfield Central, Sutton-in-Ashfield libraries will follow in coming weeks. At these locations, entrepreneurs and business owners can meet with […]

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Council ‘reluctantly’ cancels Bonfire Night event at city park

Council ‘reluctantly’ cancels Bonfire Night event at city park

Nottingham City Council has today announced the cancellation of its Bonfire Night and fireworks display. The popular annual event, organised in partnership with Mellors Group Events, was due to be staged at its regular home of the Forest Recreation Ground on Friday 5 November. Other large-scale Bonfire Night celebrations around the country have already been […]

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Nottingham’s connection to Byron forges Greek friendship

Nottingham’s connection to Byron forges Greek friendship

Owing to Lord Byron’s connection to Nottingham and a Greek municipality, named after him, a friendship has formed. Nottingham City Council has announced it will formally enter into a friendship agreement with a municipality in Attiki, Greece, called Vyronas – which means ‘Byron’ in Greek. The council owns and operates Newstead Abbey, Byron’s ancestral home, […]

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Second Mural of Nottingham’s Street Art Project Officially Unveiled

Second Mural of Nottingham’s Street Art Project Officially Unveiled

– Design honours the life and achievements of Eric Irons OBE, the first blackmagistrate in the UK – – Created by local artist Honey Williams it highlights the incredible work of Eric Irons,from RAF Serviceman during WWII to fighting for the rights of the black community inNottingham – The mural has been created along the […]

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Announcing the First Exclusive T. rex Prehistoric Secret Science Show in Nottingham

Announcing the First Exclusive T. rex Prehistoric Secret Science Show in Nottingham

Organisers of the Titus: T. rex is King exhibition have now launched an exclusive series of three symposiums to complement their exhibition and to offer access to a unique panel of experts assembled just for the event. The first of the three events, the ‘Prehistoric Secret Science Show’, will be held on Saturday 25th September at Wollaton Hall in Nottingham, for European Researchers’ […]

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Nottingham Tennis Centre plans for the future

Nottingham Tennis Centre plans for the future

Nottingham City Council and the Lawn Tennis Association (LTA) are in discussions over the future of the Nottingham Tennis Centre. Under the plans that are being put out for public consultation in August, the LTA would take over the lease in order to secure its future, protect it as a key grass-court tournament venue and […]

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Goose Fair 2021 cancelled due to Covid concerns

Goose Fair 2021 cancelled due to Covid concerns

The decision has been taken to cancel this year’s Goose Fair due to ongoing concerns and uncertainty around Covid. Nottingham City Council, which owns the Forest Recreation Ground – currently the site of a vaccination centre – and where the fair takes place every October, has reluctantly come to its decision in consultation with the […]

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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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