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Nottingham Gets Set to Celebrate National Walking Month with ‘One Big Walk in the Park’

Nottingham Gets Set to Celebrate National Walking Month with ‘One Big Walk in the Park’

On Saturday 20 May, Nottingham residents are invited to put their best foot forward and celebrate National Walking Month with ‘One Big Walk in the Park’ – a series of fun, free walking activities hosted by ParkLives and Nottingham City Council. The event will take place from 2.30 – 4.30pm at Wollaton Country Park, and […]

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Safarova joins 10 of the world’s top 50 for Aegon Open Nottingham

Safarova joins 10 of the world’s top 50 for Aegon Open Nottingham

Highly-decorated Grand Slam finalist Lucie Safarova will begin her summer on grass at the Aegon Open Nottingham, which runs between June 10 and 18. The 30-year-old former World No. 5 and four-time doubles major winner is among 10 top 50 players, including Britain’s World No. 7 Johanna Konta, last year’s Aegon Open Nottingham runner-up Alison […]

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TV Presenter Lends Support to World Exclusive Dinosaur Exhibition

TV Presenter Lends Support to World Exclusive Dinosaur Exhibition

The ground-breaking Dinosaurs of China exhibition, which is bringing some of the best-preserved dinosaur fossils in the world to the UK this summer, has a new high profile supporter in the form of respected TV presenter and naturalist Chris Packham. The wildlife expert is known for presenting popular nature programmes on TV, as well as […]

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Watson Latest GB Fed Cup Star Confirmed for Aegon Open Nottingham

Watson Latest GB Fed Cup Star Confirmed for Aegon Open Nottingham

Great Britain’s Fed Cup star and British No. 2 Heather Watson has been confirmed for the 2017 Aegon Open Nottingham. Watson, who is part of the Aegon GB Fed Cup Team to face Romania in the World Group II play-off in Constanta this weekend, has again chosen the Nottingham Tennis Centre as the place to […]

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Dan Evans commits to return to Aegon Open Nottingham

Dan Evans commits to return to Aegon Open Nottingham

The Lawn Tennis Association (LTA) has confirmed today that GB Davis Cup stars Dan Evans will return to the Aegon Open Nottingham. British number two Evans, 26, who featured for Great Britain in their Davis Cup quarter-final exit on clay against France at the weekend, will headline this years event at the Nottingham Tennis Centre […]

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School’s Out this Easter, keep your children active over the holidays! 

Nottingham City Council is inviting young people to get down to one of Nottingham’s Leisure Centres this Easter to make the most of a fantastic holiday offer – School’s Out. From Monday 3 April to Thursday 13 April, Clifton Leisure Centre, John Carroll Leisure Centre, and Southglade Leisure Centre along with Portland Centre, and Minver […]

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New British Triathlon event to welcome elite stars to Nottingham

New British Triathlon event to welcome elite stars to Nottingham

  Today sees the launch of a brand new triathlon event to the 2017 calendar. The British Triathlon Mixed Relay Cup Nottingham will feature some of Great Britain’s finest sporting talent racing around Victoria Embankment and Trent Bridge on Saturday 2 September. Watch a demonstration of the route the competitors will take An expected crowd […]

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Konta first to add name to Aegon Open as tickets go on sale for 2017

Konta first to add name to Aegon Open as tickets go on sale for 2017

The Lawn Tennis Association (LTA) announced today that British No. 1 Johanna Konta has confirmed her intention to play the 2017 Aegon Open Nottingham, as tickets for the event, from 10- 18 June, go on sale. Konta, the World No. 10 and 2016 Australian Open semi-finalist, is a popular and well-known star at the Nottingham […]

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More people to ‘Get Out Get Active’ as programme goes live in the city  

More people to ‘Get Out Get Active’ as programme goes live in the city  

Tuesday marks the start of the Get Out Get Active (GOGA) programme in Nottingham. The three year project has been developed to get some of the UK’s least active people moving more. GOGA will concentrate on fun and inclusive activities and supporting disabled and non-disabled people who don’t necessarily have regular access to sport and […]

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Astronaut Tim Peake backs Nottingham kids in the Space to Earth challenge

Astronaut Tim Peake backs Nottingham kids in the Space to Earth challenge

Children in Nottingham are being challenged to swim, cycle and run the distance from earth to the International Space Station. To celebrate Tim Peake’s mission in the station, the Triathlon Trust and the UK Space Agency are holding an ‘out-of-this-world’ triathlon event for children at Harvey Hadden Sports Village in Bilborough tomorrow (Tuesday 11 October). Major Tim […]

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