COVID-19

Think you may have COVID-19? Information on the current mobile testing units in our area

With the current rise in Coronavirus cases across the county, a number of mobile testing units (MTUs) have been located across the area to improve testing facilities. If you think you may have symptoms such as a high temperature, a change to your sense of smell or taste or a new continuous cough you should book to visit one of […]
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Bonfire Night is cancelled for 2020 following Covid restrictions

Nottingham City Council has today announced the cancellation of its annual Bonfire Night and fireworks display. The popular annual event was due to be staged at its regular home of the Forest Recreation Ground on Thursday 5 November. It follows previous Covid-related event cancellations of Splendour, the Nottingham Beach, Riverside Festival, numerous community events and […]
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Businesses and venues urged to create QR posters for ‘Test and Trace’

Businesses and venues in Nottinghamshire are being urged to ensure they remain Covid-compliant – and meet legal requirements – by creating a QR poster ahead of the launch of the NHS Covid-19 ‘Test and Trace’ app next week. The NHS Covid-19 app is due to launch on Thursday 24 September and will enable all users […]
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Nottingham Beer & Cider Festival 2020 cancelled

It is with great sadness and disappointment that Nottingham CAMRA have been obliged to call time on this year’s annual Robin Hood Beer and Cider Festival.  Last week’s government announcement and the continuing uncertainty meant that trying to hold the festival was considered a risk too far.  Nottingham CAMRA would like to thank the management and […]
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Helping Nottinghamshire get back to school and back on the move

Nottinghamshire County Council has been working with schools to support them as they reopen for the autumn term, as well as helping our transport network respond to the impact of COVID-19. All 337 schools across the county have now reopened, with appropriate measures in place, following national public health guidance. Transport services have been adapted […]
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Nottinghamshire developer donates £1,000 to street kitchen for homeless and vulnerable

Leading developer Barratt and David Wilson Homes North Midlands has contributed £1,000 to Tracy’s Street Kitchen, a charity supporting homeless and vulnerable people in Nottingham.  The charity provides good quality, nutritional food and friendly faces for those living on the city’s streets and has received the donation as part of the homebuilder’s Community Fund scheme. […]
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Goose Fair is cancelled for 2020 following Covid restrictions

Nottingham City Council and the Showmen’s Guild have announced the cancellation of the 729th Goose Fair. The popular annual event was due to be staged at its regular home of the Forest Recreation Ground from Wednesday 30 September to Sunday 4 October. Despite current Government regulations allowing fairground rides and attractions to open, the challenge […]
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Deliveroo Rider Receives Award For Heroic Efforts Over Covid-19

A rider from Nottingham has been recognised by Deliveroo for her efforts to go the extra mile for her local community during the Covid-19 crisis, after the company today announced the winners of its annual Rider Awards 2020. Aja Aguirre is a semi-professional footballer for Nottingham Forest. Her football season came to an abrupt end […]
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The safest ghost walk in the UK?

After deciding to close temporarily in March, due to Covid-19, the Original Nottingham Ghost Walk will be hitting the streets again on 5th September. Now, the walk has gained accreditation from both the UK’s official tourist organisation, Visit Britain and the AA, for the work they have done to make the Nottingham Ghost Walk safe, […]
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Nottingham woman takes on 95 consecutive marathons to raise funds for charity amidst pandemic

NOTTINGHAM author Nikki Love, 53, had planned to run 2,500 miles across Australia this year to raise funds for childhood cancer research charity Children with Cancer UK but due to COVID-19 her plans were put on hold. Instead, she is now taking on the challenge from home – running the distance of a marathon and […]
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