Monthly Archive: May

Free Family Adventure Week on offer in Nottingham this half-term

Free Family Adventure Week on offer in Nottingham this half-term

Nottingham’s busy mums and dads can keep the family entertained for free this half-term as ParkLives launches its Family Adventure Week, taking place in local parks until Friday 3rd June. ParkLives Family Adventure Week will offer different types of activities, including archery and a scavenger hunt in the park. Activity sessions will take place in […]

Read More

Human skeleton to be excavated from Nottingham Castle grounds

Human skeleton to be excavated from Nottingham Castle grounds

Archaeologists will begin work on Tuesday 31 May on a dig on the Middle Bailey at Nottingham Castle to recover the remains of a human skeleton which was partially removed in 1978. The upper parts of a human skeleton (chest upwards) were unexpectedly discovered and removed during an excavation in 1978 by the Trent Valley […]

Read More

Two more pubs gain special status

Two more pubs gain special status

Two more local pubs have been designated ‘assets of community value’ by Nottingham City Council – giving them greater protection if owners wanted to change their use or demolish them. The Hemlock Stone on Bramcote Lane, Wollaton and The Grosvenor on Mansfield Road, Carrington are the two latest pubs to be given the special status […]

Read More

Nottingham City Council reaches 60,000 followers on Twitter

Nottingham City Council reaches 60,000 followers on Twitter

The number of people following Nottingham City Council’s main Twitter verified account @MyNottingham has reached 60,000. The City Council set up the @MyNottingham account on social media network Twitter in January  2009 and has been steadily building up followers since then, tweeting out more than 16,000  messages on a range of issues. After reaching 50,000 […]

Read More

Nottingham is tops for solar rooftops

Nottingham is tops for solar rooftops

Nottingham has the most solar rooftops per household in the country according to Government statistics, after 1,000 more council houses were fitted with solar panels. A partnership project between Nottingham City Council and Nottingham City Homes to lower energy bills and tackle climate change has seen solar panels installed on a further 1,000 council house […]

Read More

Geoff Huckstep Announces His Retirement As CEO Of National Ice Centre & Motorpoint Arena Nottingham

Geoff Huckstep Announces His Retirement As CEO Of National Ice Centre & Motorpoint Arena Nottingham

Geoff Huckstep, Chief Executive of the National Ice Centre and Motorpoint Arena Nottingham is to retire after almost 15 years at the helm at the East Midland’s premier leisure and entertainment venue. Geoff took over as Chief Executive in October 2001 following a successful career at London Irish and London Wasps – two of the […]

Read More

TV presenter Alan Mason to appear at first East Midlands Flower Show

TV presenter Alan Mason to appear at first East Midlands Flower Show

TV presenter and garden designer Alan Mason has been added to the programme of Nottingham City Council’s first East Midlands Flower Show. Alan, who has presented television programmes including Channel 4’s ‘Gardens without Borders’, will be speaking at the show, which takes place at Newstead Abbey on Saturday 25 and Sunday 26 June. BBC Radio […]

Read More

Page 1 of 512345