Monthly Archive: May

A round at Highfields Park? New 18-hole adventure golf opens today

A round at Highfields Park? New 18-hole adventure golf opens today

A new 18-hole adventure golf course which has been built on the former putting green at Nottingham’s Highfields Park opens today. The course was officially opened at 12 noon by Cllr Dave Trimble from Nottingham City Council and by David Lowe from Showcase Greens – the company that constructed the £250,000 course. The course is […]

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Former Champions join British Star Dan Evans in Aegon Open Nottingham

Former Champions join British Star Dan Evans in Aegon Open Nottingham

Two former Nottingham champions will return to the grass of their pre-Wimbledon triumphs to join British Davis Cup star Dan Evans at the Aegon Open in June. Lithuania’s Ricardas Berankis and Dudi Sela of Israel, who collected titles at the Nottingham Tennis Centre in 2010 and 2011 respectively, will be looking to add to their […]

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Hear today, gone tomorrow? 

Hear today, gone tomorrow? 

Students in Nottingham are putting their hearing at risk by playing music on personal stereos too loudly, according to City Council Environmental Health Officers. The warning comes after officers surveyed students at the University of Nottingham on Wednesday 24 May as part of National Noise Awareness Week. They measured the decibel levels produced by the […]

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Finnish visitors pass on the gift of reading

Finnish visitors pass on the gift of reading

Nottingham City Council’s Libraries Service will today receive ten books, courtesy of The Finnish Institute in London. The presentation will be made at Central Library today at just after 11am. The donation will be made by Head of Society and Culture Johanna Sumuvuori from the Embassy. The books will be received by Jane Brierley – Nottingham […]

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Keeping Wollaton Park Estate Clean – Bluecoat Academy litter pickers do their bit

Keeping Wollaton Park Estate Clean – Bluecoat Academy litter pickers do their bit

  Bluecoat Academy pupils from the Wollaton Park estate campus are doing their bit to take part in the City Council’s ‘Keep it Clean’ campaign. Students will be joined by members of the Wollaton Park Residents Association which covers the Park estate, and local Neighbourhood Development Officer, Pauline Dorey, to do some litter picking on […]

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Elite triathlete inspires local schoolchildren to mark 100 days to go until showstopper event

Elite triathlete inspires local schoolchildren to mark 100 days to go until showstopper event

Local hero, Sophie Coldwell, visited Greenfields Community School today to share her top sporting tips with the pupils, 100 days before the British Triathlon Mixed Relay Cup prepares to bring the city to life on Saturday 2 September. Fresh from her return from Japan, where the 22-year-old managed a stunning fourth place at the ITU […]

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