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Discount voucher offer for Nottingham’s Goose Fair

Discount voucher offer for Nottingham’s Goose Fair

Visitors to Nottingham’s annual Goose Fair can get money-saving vouchers for a wide range of rides and attractions from www.octoberinnottingham.co.uk. The vouchers, worth £25, can be downloaded from Monday 2 October. One of the highlights of Nottingham’s calendar, the world-famous fair will take place from Wednesday 4 to Sunday 8 October on its usual site […]

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Thieves steal lead from Victoria Embankment war memorial

Thieves steal lead from Victoria Embankment war memorial

Callous thieves have targeted Nottingham’s Grade II Listed War Memorial Archway at Victoria Embankment. The thieves stole lead protecting both wings of the memorial, causing damage to the stonework. They also stole bollards and broke windows on the undercroft. The council has reported the crime to the police. It’s thought the thieves struck at some point […]

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Have fun playing out in your street… next event Saturday 23 September

Have fun playing out in your street… next event Saturday 23 September

Nottingham City Council is launching the Playing Out initiative to get the community, parents, children and young people to come together, get active and have a day playing out in the street. Roads that take part in the sessions will be safely closed by volunteer marshals so children can play in complete safety. Playing out […]

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Wimbledon star at Nottingham Tennis Centre

Wimbledon star at Nottingham Tennis Centre

Britain’s Marcus Willis is in action at the Nottingham Tennis Centre next week, competing in the Aegon GB Pro-Series men’s $15k event, which takes place on the outdoor hard courts from Monday 11 to Sunday 17 September. Willis, shot to fame at Wimbledon 2016, working his way through the wild card play-offs, then qualifying, winning […]

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City invited to Victoria Embankment to enjoy Accenture Mixed Relay Cup Triathlon and day of free activities

The Accenture British Triathlon Mixed Relay Cup Nottingham features top British and international elite triathletes racing around Victoria Embankment and Trent Bridge on Saturday 2 September in this dynamic and exciting format of the sport. The day promises to be fun for all the family with a great balance of competitive action and sports activities […]

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Nottingham October Festival is back as Spiegeltent event tickets go on sale

Nottingham October Festival is back as Spiegeltent event tickets go on sale

The Nottingham October festival returns for 2017 with a full programme of events over six weekends from Saturday 30 September until Sunday 5 November. The first October Festival event announced is the return to Old Market Square of the Magnificent Spiegeltent, popular with audiences in the City since its introduction in 2015. The programme will […]

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17 teams announced to battle for British Triathlon Mixed Relay Cup 2017 Nottingham

17 teams announced to battle for British Triathlon Mixed Relay Cup 2017 Nottingham

Thirteen British triathlon quartets have been confirmed to line up on Nottingham’s Victoria Embankment on Saturday 2 September. The teams, made up of two men and two women, will also face competition from four international squads, including World Champions, Australia. Rio 2016 Olympic silver medallist, Jonathan Brownlee will join former ITU Triathlon World Champion, Non […]

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