Monthly Archive: June

World-exclusive dinosaur exhibition opens in Nottingham

World-exclusive dinosaur exhibition opens in Nottingham

A world-exclusive, never before seen before dinosaur exhibition opens with a roar in Nottingham this weekend. Dinosaurs of China, taking place at Wollaton Hall and Nottingham University’s Nottingham Lakeside Arts from 1st July to 29th October, features some of the largest dinosaur skeletons in existence, from ground shakers to feathered flyers. The exhibition is set […]

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Weekend roadworks on Daleside Road

Weekend roadworks on Daleside Road

Nottingham City Council will be removing several pedestrian islands along a section of Daleside Road 7am – 3pm Saturday 1st/Sunday 2nd July and 7am – 3pm Saturday 8th/Sunday 9th July. The removal of the pedestrian islands was originally planned for later in the summer as part of the Daleside Road improvement scheme. However, works have […]

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New Gym and Swim offer launched for Nottingham and Derby residents

New Gym and Swim offer launched for Nottingham and Derby residents

A new Gym and Swim membership offer is being launched as part of the Derby Nottingham Metro initiative between Derby City Council and Nottingham City Council which is bringing benefits to residents in both cities. The offer will mean people with council gym and swim membership in one city will also be able to get gym and swim membership in the other city […]

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Nottingham reflects on successful 10 years since introduction of smoking ban

Nottingham reflects on successful 10 years since introduction of smoking ban

Health professionals have praised Nottingham’s positive steps over the past decade since the national smoking ban was brought in – but insisted there is still work to be done. It was at 6am on July 1, 2007, that smoking was outlawed for indoor public spaces and workplaces across England – overnight the image of smoky […]

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Hoodwinked: a twist on the tale

Hoodwinked: a twist on the tale

Robin Hood – local legend and master of disguise – will bring merriment to the streets of Nottingham next summer through a unique world-class sculpture trail. Scores of quirky Robin Hood sculptures will take pride of place in the city from July to September 2018, creating an eye-catching trail through the city centre and neighbourhoods. […]

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Prizewinning pictures inspired by ‘My Beautiful Nottingham’

Prizewinning pictures inspired by ‘My Beautiful Nottingham’

Photography and art reflecting ‘My Beautiful Nottingham’ have been celebrated at a prize presentation event. The photo and art competitions run by Nottingham in Bloom and sponsored by Capital One attracted about 1,500 entries inspired by the beautiful green landscapes and corners of Nottingham – including parks, gardens, landmarks, flowers, trees and wildlife through the […]

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City’s services to safeguard children are rated ‘good’ by Ofsted

City’s services to safeguard children are rated ‘good’ by Ofsted

Services to protect and support children in Nottingham have been rated ‘good’ following an inspection by Ofsted. Children’s teams at Nottingham City Council were praised for creative ways of working that make a positive difference to children and families. Strong leadership and a clear vision have successfully created an environment where social work can flourish […]

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Safety standards under spotlight in private high rise properties in Nottingham

Safety standards under spotlight in private high rise properties in Nottingham

Nottingham City Council is seeking information and assurance from all landlords of high rise buildings in the city that safety measures are up to standard in the wake of the Grenfell tragedy. The council along with its housing management company Nottingham City Homes has undertaken a review of its own high rise properties – 13 […]

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