Monthly Archive: April

Building’s ‘out of this world’ features unveiled at milestone event

Building’s ‘out of this world’ features unveiled at milestone event

A significant milestone in the construction of a £30million Nottingham bioscience building is to be marked this week (Friday 29 April). Innovative designs for a unique solar installation to feature on the building will also be unveiled. Developers, contractors and council leaders will gather to celebrate the final concrete being poured to create the state-of-the-art […]

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British No. 1 Johanna Konta joins stellar line up in Nottingham

British No. 1 Johanna Konta joins stellar line up in Nottingham

The Lawn Tennis Association (LTA) has announced today that British No.1 Johanna Konta will play at the Aegon Open Nottingham WTA event in June. Konta, the 2016 Australian Open semifinalist is joining a world class player line up at this summer’s pre-Wimbledon event. Other players already confirmed for the tournament include two-former world No.1s, Victoria […]

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Trams named after Olympic gold medallist and Everest mountaineer

Trams named after Olympic gold medallist and Everest mountaineer

They are local heroes who have both been on top of the world – and now their achievements have been marked much closer to home. Olympic gold medallist Rebecca Adlington OBE and Mountaineer Doug Scott CBE have become the latest people to have a tram named in their honour. Swimmer Rebecca’s career highlight came at the 2008 […]

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Nottingham Youth Offending Team gains top marks for restorative justice scheme

Nottingham Youth Offending Team gains top marks for restorative justice scheme

A Nottingham City Council team that brings offenders and their victims together has been praised for its work. The Youth Offending Team (YOT) is using ‘restorative justice’ to help young people who commit crime to make amends in an effort to repair the damage done and find a positive way forward. Research shows that restorative […]

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Wollaton Hall leading the way for greener heritage buildings

Wollaton Hall leading the way for greener heritage buildings

Historic Wollaton Hall is set to save over £5,000 a year by switching to state-of-the-art LED lighting. Better known for their commitment to preserving the past, the staff at the Hall have worked with the City Council’s energy team to utilise the latest lighting technology to save money on electricity and cut carbon emissions. With […]

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