Category Archives: Nottingham

Vending Machine for Homeless in Nottingham – A World First

Councillor John Doddy a Trustee of Action Hunger  demonstrates how to use the new vending machine that has been installed in the Intu Broadmarsh Shopping Centre. To see more information about this please visit the Nottingham Post Article here.

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Leonardo Da Vinci sketches in Nottingham from Today Saturday 30 July – 9 October 2016

A “priceless” collection of Leonardo Da Vinci sketches which were never meant to go on view is being displayed at Nottingham Castle’s Museum & Art Gallery.    See this article in Nottingham Evening Post.

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Harvey Hadden Sports Village now open

Harvey Hadden Sports Village officially opened to the public on 1 September, with visitors able to use all of the facilities. Beechdale Swimming Centre has now closed. An official opening, and FREE fun day will follow on Saturday 12 September. … Continue reading

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The Aviva Tour of Britain will pass very near Bramcote on Friday

The Tour of Britain rides into Nottingham on Friday 11 September, bringing the worlds best cyclists back to our city (including Sir Bradley Wiggins!) as Nottingham hosts the finish to Stage 6.    The Route on Friday starts at Stoke … Continue reading

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Milk Race is Starting in Nottingham Sunday 24 May 2015

Legendary cycling event, The Milk Race, returns once again to Nottingham this year. The festivities will span two days, with music and entertainment on Saturday 23 May, and the main event, including the public rides and the two elite races … Continue reading

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Nottingham: The City Where They Keep Finding Caves

Nottingham’s 544 caves have been used as everything from dungeons to bomb shelters throughout history but 100 of them were only discovered in the past four years. Click on this link to read an article about this on the BBC … Continue reading

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Could ‘drunk tanks’ come to Nottingham?

Binge-drinkers too drunk to look after themselves could be thrown into a ‘drunk tank’ for the night – and charged up to £400 for the privilege. The proposal would see police and NHS staff freed up and would be a … Continue reading

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The future of the Emett Water Clock in Victoria Centre is uncertain

The future of an iconic water clock is hanging in the balance. The Emett Clock in the Victoria Centre, Nottingham, could be moved as part of the centre’s redevelopment. See article in the Nottingham Post.  See also and article dated January 2010 … Continue reading

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Sky News Features QMC Nottingham at 5pm Today – 7 Sept

Sky News To Spend 24 Hours In A&E Sky News is broadcasting live for 24 hours from the Queen’s Medical Centre in Nottingham this weekend. See this link

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Nottingham Ring Road improvements get final approval

Work can now start on a package of measures to improve Nottingham’s Ring Road after receiving final approval from Local Transport Minister Norman Baker  4 July 2013.    Improvements include upgrading and redesigning key junctions at Aspley Lane, Crown Island and … Continue reading

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Bridge slide marks the Tram’s transformation of Nottingham Railway Station

Work to start sliding the first section of the iconic bridge that will carry trams over Nottingham Station will take place overnight on Monday 11 February. The movement of the first section of the impressive steel bridge, which will be … Continue reading

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Bus Stops in Milton Street Are Now Back to Normal

Milton Street in Nottingham is now open to traffic.  As from 9.00am this morning the Buses are able to use their Bus Stops along Milton Street outside Victoria Shopping Centre.  The No. 30, L10 and No. 35 are therefore back … Continue reading

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