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Active Nottingham Physical Activity Hero wins big at the 2022 ukactive Awards

Active Nottingham Physical Activity Hero wins big at the 2022 ukactive Awards

Image credit: ukactive. ukactive presented awards across 24 categories Active Nottingham, part of Nottingham City Council, brought home two impressive wins last night after entering the ukactive Awards 2022 for the first time. Charmaine Daley scooped the award for Physical Activity Hero and the This Girl Can Nottingham project received a ‘Highly Commended’ accolade for […]

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City residents invited to Nottingham Castle Queen’s Baton Relay event

City residents invited to Nottingham Castle Queen’s Baton Relay event

The Queen’s Baton Relay for the Commonwealth Games (Birmingham 2022) will arrive in the city on Sunday 10 July. This is the 16th official Queen’s Baton Relay – a journey which brings together and celebrates communities across the Commonwealth during the build-up to the Games which commence on Thursday 28 July. To celebrate the baton […]

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Thousands celebrate civic reception for Nottingham Forest

Thousands celebrate civic reception for Nottingham Forest

Lord Mayor welcomes winning team to mark Premier League promotion Civic celebration for squad and manager on the Council House balcony 25,000 people gather in Old Market Square City welcomes important legacy that top tier football will bring There were jubilant scenes in Old Market Square yesterday when thousands of people gathered to celebrate Nottingham […]

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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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City ready to forge ahead with Nottingham Tennis Centre handover

City ready to forge ahead with Nottingham Tennis Centre handover

Nottingham City Council is pleased to announce it is ready to hand over the Nottingham Tennis Centre to the Lawn Tennis Association (LTA) from the end of April. The move follows talks between the City Council and the LTA that began in August 2021 over the future of the Tennis Centre. Public consultation was undertaken […]

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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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