Archive by category Leisure Centres and Sport

Nottingham City Council is a ‘Safe Place’ for vulnerable people

Nottingham City Council is a ‘Safe Place’ for vulnerable people

A scheme which provides places for vulnerable people to go to if they are abused or harassed in public has been launched in Nottingham City Council’s headquarters and eight city leisure centres. The council offices, located on Station Street, are now a designated safe place in the community where vulnerable people with learning disabilities can go […]

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Nottingham secures funding to help people ‘Get Out & Get Active’

Nottingham secures funding to help people ‘Get Out & Get Active’

As part of a UK-wide consortium led by the English Federation of Disability Sport, Nottingham City Council has secured funding for an initiative called ‘Get Out & Get Active’ to support disabled and non-disabled people to take up sport and physical activity. Spirit of 2012, a charity set up with money from the Big Lottery […]

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People of Nottingham to walk and run themselves proud for Sport Relief

People of Nottingham to walk and run themselves proud for Sport Relief

The Sainsbury’s Sport Relief Mile is back – and it’s coming to Nottingham! The city is set to host a Sainsbury’s Sport Relief Mile on Sunday 20 March, and needs local people to come together and make themselves proud by entering now at www.sportrelief.com Local heroes from Nottingham will be walking and running themselves proud […]

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Brand new soft play centre at Clifton Leisure Centre

Brand new soft play centre at Clifton Leisure Centre

A brand new soft play centre, ‘Little Treasures’, opened to the public at Clifton Leisure Centre on Monday 11 January. The soft play area has a ‘under the sea’ theme and is suitable for children aged 6 months to 10 years old, and accommodates a maximum of 26 children.  Prices start from £2.50 per session […]

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Plenty to keep children and teenagers entertained over Christmas

Plenty to keep children and teenagers entertained over Christmas

Hundreds of children and young people will have the chance to get fit and active over the Christmas holidays with a special sports day at the new Harvey Hadden stadium. The ‘Being healthy’ event on Wednesday 30 December will give kids the chance to try out the new state-of-the-art facilities at the sports complex – […]

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Great new facilities for kids opening at two Nottingham Leisure Centres

Great new facilities for kids opening at two Nottingham Leisure Centres

A brand new sensory room will open to the public at John Carroll Leisure Centre in Radford on Monday 30 November. The room is decorated with bubble tubes, moving lighting, mirrors, soft play equipment and beanbag seating, with music playing to stimulate the senses. A projector gives the image of an underwater scene. The room […]

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Two City Council finalists in Nottingham Post Environmental Awards

Two City Council finalists in Nottingham Post Environmental Awards

Nottingham City Council has been announced as a finalist in two categories for this year’s Nottingham Post Environmental Awards. • Public Sector Environmental Initiative of the Year Award The Schools Collaboration on Resource Efficiency (SCoRE Project), The Energy Team • The Environmental Innovation Award Harvey Hadden Solar Carport, Energy Infrastructure Team / Major Programmes The […]

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Wheels in motion at Harvey Hadden Sports Village

Wheels in motion at Harvey Hadden Sports Village

The 1.5km closed road cycling circuit at the recently opened Harvey Hadden Sports Village in Nottingham has been welcome by British Cycling. The new circuit has been part funded by British Cycling along with a contribution from Sport England’s Iconic Facilities fund. It will provide a focal point for cycling development within the city and […]

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Grand unveiling celebrates Harvey Hadden through the decades

Grand unveiling celebrates Harvey Hadden through the decades

A programme of free activities is part of the celebrations to mark the official opening of Harvey Hadden Sports Village on Saturday 12 September. The activities will showcase the state-of-the-art facilities with sessions running from 11.30am – 4.30pm for all ages and abilities. The indoor programme features the latest workout crazes as well as taster […]

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International Men’s tennis back in Nottingham

International Men’s tennis back in Nottingham

A bumper summer of international tennis continues in Nottingham, with a men’s $15k event on the outdoor courts at The Nottingham Tennis Centre, from Monday 7 September to Sunday 13 September, with free entry to spectators. Taking place on the back of The Nottingham Tennis Centre’s 25th birthday celebrations, the Aegon GB Pro-Series Nottingham is […]

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