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City invites public to Play Tennis

City invites public to Play Tennis

In the anniversary week of Andy Murray’s astonishing 2012 gold and silver medal wins, Nottingham Tennis Centre is reminding players – from beginners to professionals that the centre is once again open for all kinds of tennis, at any level you like, for anybody who would like to play; and staff is ready to deliver […]

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Works to begin on reopening Lister Gate walkway at Broadmarsh Centre

Works to begin on reopening Lister Gate walkway at Broadmarsh Centre

Steps are being taken to reopen the Lister Gate walkway which connects Collin Street and Lister Gate through the Broadmarsh Centre. Immediately prior to entering administration, intu closed the walkway for health and safety reasons. Subsequently the Broadmarsh Centre site was passed to the City Council by the Government’s Official Receiver. Once the City Council […]

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Victoria Embankment closing to through traffic as part of Covid-19 recovery plans

Victoria Embankment closing to through traffic as part of Covid-19 recovery plans

From Monday 3 August, Victoria Embankment in Nottingham will be closed to through traffic on a trial basis, as part of emergency plans to encourage more people to travel by foot and bike and support a greener recovery from Covid-19 as lockdown restrictions are eased. To aid the country’s recovery from Covid-19, the Government announced […]

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Nottingham City Council to reopen more libraries in August

Nottingham City Council to reopen more libraries in August

Nottingham City Council is reopening more of its libraries from Monday 3 August, as government restrictions begin to ease during the COVID-19 pandemic. As part of a phased reopening, the City Council opened five libraries in July: the Dales Centre, Hyson Green, The Meadows, Southglade Park and Strelley Road. Nine more libraries will now reopen […]

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Nottingham City Council to reopen museums at Wollaton Hall & Deer Park and Newstead Abbey & Gardens

Nottingham City Council to reopen museums at Wollaton Hall & Deer Park and Newstead Abbey & Gardens

Nottingham City Council is reopening its museums at Wollaton Hall & Deer Park and Newstead Abbey & Gardens from Saturday 1 August, as government restrictions are eased.   Having previously closed all buildings and museums in March due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the City Council has reopened the sites in phases, with the parks and […]

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Nottingham City Council supports Nottingham’s universities to drive local recovery with UK’s first Civic Agreement

Nottingham City Council supports Nottingham’s universities to drive local recovery with UK’s first Civic Agreement

Nottingham’s two universities, together with Nottingham City Council, Nottinghamshire County Council, hospitals and Local Enterprise Partnership, have today launched the Universities for Nottingham Civic Agreement – the first of its kind in the country.  This first Civic Agreement, which announces more than a dozen initiatives that will take place over the coming year, harnesses the collective will […]

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Alfresco dining area to give city-centre businesses a boost

Alfresco dining area to give city-centre businesses a boost

A ‘pop-up’ outdoor dining space is coming to Nottingham’s Old Market Square from Friday. The area, organised by Nottingham City Council and supported by Nottingham BID, has been designed to support local food and drink outlets as part of the city’s reopening strategy from the Covid lockdown restrictions. People will be able to buy items […]

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Council Leader praises schools, parents and pupils as the academic year ends

Council Leader praises schools, parents and pupils as the academic year ends

Nottingham City Council Leader Cllr David Mellen has praised the way schools, parents, and children and young people have responded to the Covid-19 crisis and lockdown. Speaking on the last day of the school year, Cllr Mellen said he was proud of the way people in Nottingham have pulled together to cope with the disruption […]

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Leisure centres to open their doors again from next week

Leisure centres to open their doors again from next week

Nottingham City Council has today announced that the first of its leisure centres will reopen to the public from Monday. The authority’s eight centres were forced to close in March ahead of the Government introducing strict Covid lockdown measures to slow the spread of the virus. A huge amount of preparation has taken place over […]

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