Nottingham

Contractor Henry Brothers appointed to build £18.5 million joint police and fire HQ

Henry Brothers Midlands has won a contract to build a new £18.5 million joint headquarters for Nottinghamshire Police and Nottinghamshire Fire & Rescue Service. The three-storey facility will be constructed on land behind the existing Nottinghamshire Police headquarters at Sherwood Lodge and is scheduled to open by the end of 2021. Work on the new […]
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Maths lessons at home are adding up to great fun for Horsendale Primary School children!

Children of Horsendale Primary School in Nuthall have been finding some innovative ways to get to grips with Mathematics while studying at home.  Their activities have included making symmetrical pizzas and ‘ordering’ their toys by size or number or using objects from home to act as counters.  Year 1 Teacher Alice Moir explains, “Alongside using the […]
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Nottingham Beach and Riverside Festival cancelled for summer 2020

Nottingham City Council has today announced the cancellation of two major summer events. Both the Nottingham Beach and Riverside Festival will not take place this year due to the coronavirus outbreak. It was hoped they could go ahead but, following careful consideration, the decision has been taken that it is not possible with the need […]
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Family fun as Sundown Adventureland re-opens on 4 July

Much-loved family-owned theme park Sundown Adventureland will re-open its gates on Saturday 4 July, as new lock-down rules announced by the Prime Minister last week, allow hospitality and leisure businesses to welcome back their visitors. The fairytale-themed park based in Retford, Nottinghamshire closed on 20 March, missing out on the vital Easter opening period, but […]
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Council House to be lit up for Armed Forces Day 2020

Nottingham’s iconic Council House will be lit up tomorrow (Saturday) in red, white and blue to mark national Armed Forces Day 2020. The day aims to show support for the men and women of the Forces community, which includes serving troops and service families, to veterans and cadets. It is seen as a much-valued morale […]
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Lionel Richie to perform at Victoria Embankment next year

DHP Family in association with Marshall Arts LTD presents Lionel Richie Plus very special guests on Friday 11 June 2021 at Victoria Embankment, Nottingham International superstar Lionel Richie today announced he’s coming to Nottingham to play a special outdoor concert in the beautiful surroundings of Victoria Embankment. With a capacity of 18,000, the concert will be one of the largest headline […]
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Treetops Hospice Care launches virtual Just-For-Fun Pet Competition

DOES your Dalmation dance like a diva? Do you look like your cat? Then this competition, which is being hosted by East Midlands-based Treetops Hospice Care, is just purr-fect for you! The leading end-of-life care charity, based in Risley, is taking entries from animal lovers who want to show off their pampered pets to the […]
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All aboard from Nottinghamshire’s bus stations

All Nottingham bus stations are now open to public transport passengers. Retford bus station became the latest premises to open on 22 June, joining Newark and Worksop in welcoming passengers back inside; Mansfield bus station has remained open throughout, albeit closing early. Bus stations across the county closed to the public in March due to […]
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Celebrating Windrush Day in Nottingham

The Nottingham Windrush Day Ceremony took place last night (Monday 22nd June) to mark the second national Windrush Day, remembering the transformative contribution of the Windrush Generation and their descendants to the UK. Members of the Windrush Generation, as well as civic, community and faith leaders from across the city gathered on the steps of […]
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A new Drive-In cinema experience is coming to Nottingham

A BRAND NEW DRIVE-IN EXPERIENCE IS COMING TO THE UK FEATURING BLOCKBUSTER MOVIE SCREENINGS AND CAR PARK RAVES – INTRODUCING ADVENTURE DRIVE-IN Powered by outdoor cinema experts Adventure Cinema, the drive-in cinema and music experiences will be visiting     20+ towns and cities this summer, making it the UK’s biggest drive-in tour adventuredrivein.co.uk UK-wide tour […]
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