Monthly Archive: July

Spectacular summer of ping pong served up with Datto Ping!

Spectacular summer of ping pong served up with Datto Ping!

On Wednesday 3 August, table tennis returns to the city as the 2016 Ping! Festival gets underway at Smithy Row between 11am and 3pm. The festival will last until 4 September. This year’s festival is sponsored by Datto, an innovative technology company and global brand* The Datto Ping! Festival places tables complete with bats and […]

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Nottingham City Council is in the running for the prestigious council of the year award

Nottingham City Council is in the running for the prestigious council of the year award

Nottingham City Council has been announced as a finalist in this year’s Association for Public Service Excellence (APSE) Awards in the Council of the Year category.  This great achievement sits alongside the announcement that seven Nottingham City Council services and initiatives have made it to category finals for the APSE awards. The awards are a […]

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Completion of Station Street improvements

Completion of Station Street improvements

Nottingham City Council’s pedestrianisation of Station Street will be completed on time and on budget on Sunday 31 July. The works were carried out to help regenerate the area around the railway station, complementing the £60 million transformation; the new Nottingham Station tram stop, which is now fully integrated with the railway station; and the […]

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Resurfacing works on University Boulevard

Resurfacing works on University Boulevard

Resurfacing works will take place on University Boulevard starting 8pm on Friday 5th August and continuing throughout the weekend until (approx. 5am) on Monday 8th August. During this period University Boulevard eastbound (towards the city centre), will be closed to traffic with diversions via the A52 Derby Road, in place. In addition, University Boulevard westbound […]

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10th anniversary of pioneering disabled toilet designed in Nottingham

10th anniversary of pioneering disabled toilet designed in Nottingham

An international concept, born and developed in Nottingham, which has ‘changed the lives’ of disabled people is celebrating its 10th anniversary. Back in 2006 a project team from Nottingham City Council created a new type of disabled toilet which was introduced in Greyhound Street, off Old Market Square. The toilets are specially-designed for children and […]

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Free fitness and tennis at Nottingham Tennis Centre this weekend

Free fitness and tennis at Nottingham Tennis Centre this weekend

The Davis Cup by BNP Paribas will be arriving at Nottingham Tennis Centre this Saturday (30 July) during the British Open Wheelchair Tennis Championships. The World’s top wheelchair tennis players will be battling it out including Wimbledon Champions Gordon Reid, Alfie Hewett and Jordanne Whiley.  Alongside watching world class tennis, and to celebrate a summer […]

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Rare chance to see Renaissance drawings as Ten Leonardos come to the city

Rare chance to see Renaissance drawings as Ten Leonardos come to the city

There will be a rare opportunity to see drawings by one of the world’s greatest artists as the exhibition Leonardo Da Vinci: Ten Drawings from the Royal Collection opens at Nottingham Castle and Art Gallery on Saturday 30 July. The show will run until 9 October 2016. The gallery is open daily from 10am – […]

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Film industry professionals from Europe lined up for microfilm festival

Film industry professionals from Europe lined up for microfilm festival

Film industry professionals from the Cannes Lions festival (held in Cannes, France) and from Karlsruhe, Nottingham’s German twin city, will be attending the Nottingham International Microfilm Festival, to be held for the second time in October. The winning films from the branded content and entertainment categories of this year’s Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity […]

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