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Opening times for services this Christmas and New Year

Opening times for services this Christmas and New Year

Here is a list of what council services are running over Christmas and New Year… City Council Offices Closed Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year’s Day. Libraries All libraries are closed Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year’s Day. Nottingham Central Library, Bulwell Riverside, Hyson Green and St Ann’s Valley libraries will be open […]

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Completed restoration work at Newstead Abbey unveiled

Completed restoration work at Newstead Abbey unveiled

Painstaking restoration work to 12th and 18th century parts of Newstead Abbey has been completed on the West Front and Cannon Fort. The end result of six months of work on the Grade 1 listed building was unveiled yesterday (Monday 16 December), with officials from funders Historic England and the World Monument Fund joining the […]

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Nottingham creatives to help bring city’s rebellious past to life

Nottingham creatives to help bring city’s rebellious past to life

A local company has been chosen to create a series of animated films to be played in the new Rebellion Gallery at Nottingham Castle. Bottletop, which is based within the Antenna Media Centre in Beck Street, saw off significant competition from across the country to land the contract at the iconic tourist attraction, which is […]

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Bulwell Market supports local athlete’s bid for Team GB spot at 2020 Olympics

Bulwell Market supports local athlete’s bid for Team GB spot at 2020 Olympics

The Nottingham Markets team has presented a cheque to a local weightlifter to help her achieve her goal of reaching the Olympics in Tokyo next year.  The team, which manages the city’s outdoor and indoor markets along with stallholders from Bulwell Market, handed the money to Emily Campbell, who is a current Commonwealth Bronze medallist  […]

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Festive Family Fun Weekends start at Woodthorpe Park Plant Shop

Festive Family Fun Weekends start at Woodthorpe Park Plant Shop

The Christmas season is set to get underway at Woodthorpe Park Plant Shop this weekend with a varied programme of shopping and entertainment until the middle of December. Passers-by will have seen the iconic reindeer lit up in Woodthorpe Park, this year with a jaunty red nose. This signals the beginning of the Christmas season. […]

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City’s parks get behind National Tree Week and the Big Climate Fightback

City’s parks get behind National Tree Week and the Big Climate Fightback

Nottingham City Council’s Public Realm team is getting behind an annual campaign to celebrate trees and the impact they have on the environment and on wellbeing. From this weekend, The Tree Council is asking the public to get involved with National Tree Week – a celebration to raise awareness and appreciation for trees, and to […]

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City confirms Remembrance events for 2019

City confirms Remembrance events for 2019

Nottingham City Council, along with Nottinghamshire County Council, will be working with a range of local groups and partners to mark Nottingham and Nottinghamshire’s fallen on Remembrance Sunday – 10 November and on Armistice Day – 11 November. Nottingham City Council and Nottinghamshire County Council have collaborated on a commemorative installation for the evening between […]

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Nottingham’s Bonfire Night celebration takes place on Tuesday

Nottingham’s Bonfire Night celebration takes place on Tuesday

The East Midlands’ biggest bonfire and firework celebration will take place at the Forest Recreation Ground next Tuesday evening (5 November). The biggest free fireworks event in the city was attended by over 40,000 people last year and similar numbers are anticipated. There is a whole evening of entertainment on offer. The event kicks off […]

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Dare you visit Old Market ‘Scare’ and Halloween activities across Nottingham?

Dare you visit Old Market ‘Scare’ and Halloween activities across Nottingham?

Be prepared for the scariest Halloween Nottingham has ever seen with a great programme of activities and events in the city to celebrate Halloween and to keep the kids occupied during the half term break. The Halloween-themed family fun begins this evening, Friday 25 October 2019 and runs through to Thursday 31 October.  As the […]

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City announces biggest-ever Christmas events attractions

City announces biggest-ever Christmas events attractions

Nottingham City Council is proud to announce this year’s city centre Christmas attractions will be the largest ever staged, helping to maintain the accolade of being one of the top UK Christmas destinations as well as one of the best Christmas market trips in Europe (European Best destinations 2019). Winter Wonderland will open in the […]

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