Archive by category Leisure and Culture

Nottingham Castle claims leading RICS award

Nottingham Castle claims leading RICS award

The RICS Awards showcase the most inspirational initiatives and developments in land, real estate, construction and infrastructure. They recognise outstanding achievement, teamwork and companies. Nottingham Castle was submitted for the award by architects, master planners and heritage consultants Purcell, who highlighted their remarkable work to transform the Castle. Purcell led both the conservation management plan […]

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Crowning glory – Old Market Square gets dressed for the Jubilee

Crowning glory – Old Market Square gets dressed for the Jubilee

Nottingham City Council has partnered with major local employer Capital One, and with Nottingham BID to announce plans to fill the Old Market Square with jubilee colour. From Wednesday 1 June, a replica Coronation crown measuring 4.2m wide x 3.8m high will adorn the front of Nottingham’s Council House. Inspiration for the crown has come […]

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City announces themed exhibition to commemorate Platinum Jubilee

City announces themed exhibition to commemorate Platinum Jubilee

Nottingham City Council has announced the latest event to mark the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee. An exhibition entitled 70 Glorious Years – The Queen in Nottingham will be a large format open-air photographic exhibition staged in Old Market Square between Friday 27 May – Sunday 5 June. A collection of 22 images will celebrate the Queen’s […]

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City announces first events to mark Platinum Jubilee

City announces first events to mark Platinum Jubilee

Events to mark the 70th anniversary of the accession of Queen Elizabeth II to the throne are being planned across the world, and Nottingham is no exception. A series of events, activities, and installations will take place between Thursday 2 – Sunday 5 June across Nottingham that everybody can enjoy over the extended Bank Holiday […]

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Birmingham 2022 Queen’s Baton Relay to visit Nottingham as full England route revealed

Birmingham 2022 Queen’s Baton Relay to visit Nottingham as full England route revealed

Wednesday 11 May 2022: The Birmingham 2022 Queen’s Baton Relay is confirmed to visit Nottingham during its final journey through England this summer, as the full route is revealed. Queen’s Baton Relay route through England revealed Baton will visit the city on Sunday 10 July It will spend 2 days in the East Midlands between […]

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New children’s book encourages families to take those first steps into swimming together

New children’s book encourages families to take those first steps into swimming together

Can We Splash? is a book about children’s swimming and follows Mo, his sister Yas and the fun they had with their Dad on a swimming trip to a Nottingham leisure centre. Many families in the city of Nottingham have never been swimming, either alone or together as a family; many of them are not […]

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Active Nottingham receives RoSPA Gold Award for health and safety achievements

Active Nottingham receives RoSPA Gold Award for health and safety achievements

Active Nottingham, part of Nottingham City Council, is celebrating after landing an internationally-recognised Gold Award for the third time demonstrating high health and safety standards. Organisations receiving a RoSPA Award are recognised as being world-leaders for health and safety practices. Every year, nearly 2,000 entrants vie to achieve the highest possible accolade in what is […]

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Active Nottingham named as Triple Finalists at the 2022 ukactive Awards

Active Nottingham named as Triple Finalists at the 2022 ukactive Awards

Active Nottingham, part of Nottingham City Council, are delighted to have been named by ukactive as 2022 Award Finalists after entering the awards for the first time. They have been shortlisted in three categories – Regional Club of the Year (Harvey Hadden Sports Village), Activation Award (recognising organisations who run events to inspire and encourage […]

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Active Nottingham leisure centres awarded inclusive fitness initiative mark

Active Nottingham leisure centres awarded inclusive fitness initiative mark

Active Nottingham’s Harvey Hadden Sports Village and Clifton Leisure Centre, part of Nottingham City Council, have been awarded the Inclusive Fitness Initiative (IFI) Mark for their facilities, joining Ken Martin Leisure Centre in three of eight centres in the East Midlands and the only centres in Nottingham to have this accreditation. The IFI programme is […]

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