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New route through Broad Marsh site will open up new opportunities

New route through Broad Marsh site will open up new opportunities

A new pedestrian route is to be opened up across the demolished section of the former Broadmarsh shopping centre, showing fresh progress for an area of the city that’s undergoing huge change. The route will provide uninterrupted open air access between the Southside of the city into the city centre for the first time since […]

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City Council and local volunteers join forces for herbicide-free streets

City Council and local  volunteers join forces for herbicide-free streets

Nottingham City Council is working with over 100 community wild.NG volunteers to pilot a pioneering herbicide-free approach to managing city streets with the help of local residents In what’s thought to be the first scheme of its kind, wild.NGis taking the lead on managing plant growth on some residential streets without spraying herbicides and to […]

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Council leader wishes Forest good luck ahead of Premier League opener

Council leader wishes Forest good luck ahead of Premier League opener

City Council Leader David Mellen has today passed on his best wishes to Nottingham Forest as they prepare to play their first Premier League match in more than 20 years. The Reds kick off their historic 2022/23 season at Newcastle United tomorrow afternoon (Saturday) after securing promotion in a dramatic play-off final at Wembley in […]

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Nottingham City Museums secures grant funding and public donations to buy last-known portrait of D. H. Lawrence

Nottingham City Museums secures grant funding and public donations to buy last-known portrait of D. H. Lawrence

Through generous external grant funding and public donations, Nottingham City Museums has been able to buy the last-known portrait painting of the famous Nottinghamshire born writer, D. H. Lawrence and is announcing programme in collaboration with Nottingham City Libraries. With thanks to funding from V & A, Arts Council England Lottery Funding, Heritage Fund and […]

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Get set for a massive festival weekend

Get set for a massive festival weekend

Full band line-up and set times just announced With over 250,000 visitors expected at the Riverside Festival, back after two years, details of the free music programme have just been announced. Nottingham’s Victoria Embankment will host the free festival from Friday 5 to Sunday 7 August. Music is as ever a big part of the […]

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These girls certainly can: Nottingham celebrates women’s successes in sport

These girls certainly can: Nottingham celebrates women’s successes in sport

Pictured: Mary Earps (England vs Austria). Image credit: Franck Fife/AFP via Getty Images Nottingham City Council has shown its support for the England Lionesses with the country’s largest flag on the Council House, and sends them congratulations on their historic win against Germany yesterday. The England team’s incredible 2-1 victory against the eight-time European Champions […]

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40 organisations pledge their support to Nottingham’s carbon neutral ambition

40 organisations pledge their support to Nottingham’s carbon neutral ambition

40 organisations in Nottingham have now pledged their commitment to helping the city become carbon neutral by 2028. Organisations of all sizes across a range of sectors have signed up to the ‘We Support’ campaign, including Boots, Tramlink, Romano’s Caterers, and both of the city’s universities. Businesses in Nottingham contribute approximately 20% of the city’s […]

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Keeping the kids entertained and the cost down

Keeping the kids entertained and the cost down

As the summer school holidays kick off this week, we know that many people are struggling due to the cost of living crisis. Here’s a reminder of some of the things here to help you this summer – • The Beach is now open! Until – 4 September with FREE entry and fun new attractions […]

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