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Garcia beats Vekic to capture Nature Valley Open title in Nottingham

Garcia beats Vekic to capture Nature Valley Open title in Nottingham

French top seed Caroline Garcia came from a set down to defeat second seed Donna Vekic 2-6 7-6(4) 7-6(4) and clinch the WTA International singles title at the Nature Valley Open in Nottingham – an LTA summer grass court event.  The World No. 28, who has now won two of her seven WTA singles titles on grass, […]

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City invited to Victoria Embankment Triathlon for day of free activities

City invited to Victoria Embankment Triathlon for day of free activities

On Saturday 15 June 2019, the Accenture World Triathlon Mixed Relay returns to Nottingham’s Victoria Embankment, where spectators and a live BBC Two audience will have the chance to cheer on 15 elite race teams (14 international and 1 British) as they compete for Tokyo 2020 Olympic qualifier points.  Due to weather conditions, the race […]

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Garcia, Vekic and Brady complete Nature Valley Open semi-final set in Nottingham

Garcia, Vekic and Brady complete Nature Valley Open semi-final set in Nottingham

Top seeds Caroline Garcia and Donna Vekic have reached the last four of Nottingham’s Nature Valley Open – an LTA summer grass court event – where they will join American Jennifer Brady and Tatjana Maria of Germany on semi-final Saturday at the Nottingham Tennis Centre. Former World No. 4 Garcia, who is seeded first, came […]

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The National Lottery Heritage Fund announces grant of £1.5m to help save a Grade II* listed building in Nottingham

The National Lottery Heritage Fund announces grant of £1.5m to help save a Grade II* listed building in Nottingham

The National Lottery Heritage Fund has today (13 June 2019) announced a grant award of £1.5m to Nottingham City Council, which will help secure the future of The People’s Hall on Heathcoat Street in Nottingham. The project has been developed to this stage thanks to funding from The National Lottery Heritage Fund and the Architectural […]

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Lightest Night 2019: see the longest day of the year in a whole new light

Lightest Night 2019: see the longest day of the year in a whole new light

To celebrate the summer solstice, Nottingham will host its first-ever Lightest Night on Friday 21 June. Making the most of an expected 17 hours of daylight and building on the success and popularity of February’s long-running Light Night, the city will come to life from 5pm; offering all kinds of family-friendly entertainment as well as […]

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Aspirations for new Waterside neighbourhood set to take a step closer

Aspirations for new Waterside neighbourhood set to take a step closer

Nottingham City Council is due to take an important step towards its vision for a new neighbourhood along the banks of the River Trent next week, as the city’s Waterside Supplementary Planning Document (SPD) goes to Executive Board for adoption. The SPD, which went to consultation in October last year, sets out the city’s vision […]

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Primary praised for achievement of pupils from all backgrounds

Primary praised for achievement of pupils from all backgrounds

A Nottingham primary has been praised for its ambition in ensuring pupils from all backgrounds make good progress at school. Ofsted inspectors said leaders at Westglade Primary in Top Valley played a crucial role in serving their community so effectively. Following an inspection visit in May, the education watchdog highlighted the way the school has […]

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