Monthly Archive: September

Nottingham proud to celebrate Black History Month this October

Nottingham proud to celebrate Black History Month this October

Nottingham will be marking Black History Month from 1 to 31 October with a range of events and activities at venues across the city. Black History Month has been celebrated nationally every October since 1987. It’s a chance to celebrate and recognise the contribution that African and African-Caribbean people have made to Nottingham and the […]

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City aims to increase and improve health and fitness options for disabled citizens

City aims to increase and improve health and fitness options for disabled citizens

Nottingham City Council has secured a Sport England grant of £332,100 which aims to increase the physical activity levels of disabled people across the city. Disability sport is highly important to the city which has a stated ambition to ‘make Nottingham the fastest growing city for disability sports participation in the UK’. Developing disability sport […]

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Second successful prosecution of rogue landlord 

Second successful prosecution of rogue landlord 

A rogue landlord has been landed with a hefty legal bill for the second time in two years, following a successful prosecution by Nottingham City Council’s Safer Housing Team. Mr Zain Khan of Mayo Road, Nottingham, pleaded guilty at Nottingham Magistrates Court on September 28 to several offences relating a property on Mansfield Road and […]

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Exciting ADA exhibition at Nottingham Castle will be part of The Big Draw

Exciting ADA exhibition at Nottingham Castle will be part of The Big Draw

An innovative new exhibition inspired by Ada Lovelace – the world’s first computer programmer and daughter of Newstead Abbey’s most famous resident, Lord Byron – opens at Nottingham Castle on Thursday 6 October as part of The Big Draw Festival 2016, running throughout October. ADA, by artist Karina Smigla-Bobinski, is an automatic drawing machine that […]

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Be a ‘superhero’ at Nottingham’s big tennis party 

Be a ‘superhero’ at Nottingham’s big tennis party 

People of all ages are invited to watch two tournaments and have a chance to play some sport themselves in an event being held at Nottingham Tennis Centre for ‘Superhero Sunday’ on 2 October. This will be the last chance to see the Davis Cup trophy with GB as the current holders and to celebrate […]

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