Archive by category Leisure Centres and Sport

Milestone reached as Harvey Hadden Sports Village opens

Milestone reached as Harvey Hadden Sports Village opens

It’s ‘on your marks, get set, go!’ as Harvey Hadden Sports Village opens on Tuesday 1 September after a spectacular £16m transformation. The stunning redevelopment has seen existing facilities upgraded and joined by new attractions including a 50m swimming pool, squash courts and cycling circuit. The overhaul is the largest investment and final stage of […]

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Nottingham City Council installs UK’s first public solar cloth carport

Nottingham City Council installs UK’s first public solar cloth carport

Nottingham City Council has expanded its green credentials further by installing solar panels at the £16m redeveloped Harvey Hadden Sports Village The solar system which has been installed in the main car park will produce 50,846kWh/year (67.2KW Peak power) for consistent year round green energy. The energy generated, which will all be used to power […]

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Free tennis experience at the UK’s largest community tennis centre

Free tennis experience at the UK’s largest community tennis centre

The UK’s largest community tennis centre is looking to get more Nottingham people onto court this summer with an exclusive free tennis offer.  A successful summer of tennis has seen heightened interest in the sport in Nottingham and beyond. Nottingham Tennis Centre has, on the back of this and the recent Davis Cup outcome decided […]

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Nottingham prepares to ‘Welcome the World’

Nottingham prepares to ‘Welcome the World’

Nottingham 2015 Cerebral Palsy International Sports & Recreation Association (CPISRA) World Games Final preparations are underway ahead of Sunday’s opening ceremony when the Nottingham 2015 CPISRA World Games will be officially declared open. Nottingham will welcome around 400 athletes and their teams from 13 nations during the Games. Athletes, coaches, officials and volunteers have been […]

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Builders open the batting at cricket community project

Builders open the batting at cricket community project

Groundwork has started at the Meadows Recreation Ground in Nottingham’s Victoria Embankment – the site of a new cricket pavilion benefiting local communities. The project will see the development of a brand new dedicated cricket clubhouse on the recreation ground – and is being delivered by nearly 50 local partners who are giving time, services […]

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Swimmers take the plunge into new era

Swimmers take the plunge into new era

The next generation of home-grown Olympic swimmers are training using state-of-the-art facilities at the new Harvey Hadden Sports Village, ahead of Beechdale Swimming Centre closing its doors to the public on Friday 28 August. Beechdale has played its part in the success stories of Olympic Gold Medallist Rebecca Adlington and Paralympic Gold Medallists Sam and […]

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We’ve got lots to keep children and teenagers entertained all summer long

We’ve got lots to keep children and teenagers entertained all summer long

The summer break is here and Nottingham City Council has organised events to give children and teenagers exciting activities and rewarding experiences every week of the school summer holidays. Some are part of an enhanced programme for the summer period but many of the activities are actually run all year round by Nottingham City Council’s […]

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The Beach is back!

Nottingham’s Old Market Square will once again being transformed into an urban beach, from Thursday 23 July– Tuesday 1 September 2015. The Beach attracts thousands of families, visitors and tourists from across Britain to the city and offers local people the chance to enjoy the seaside without leaving Nottingham. Now in its seventh year, the […]

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Nottingham Parks named as some of the best in Britain

Nottingham Parks named as some of the best in Britain

Embargoed until: July 23, 2015, 00:01am More of Nottingham’s parks and green spaces than ever will be flying the Green Flag Award this year. 22 parks in Nottingham have now been assessed by Keep Britain Tidy’s Green Flag award scheme as amongst the very best in the UK,. This year two additional Nottingham parks have […]

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