Nottingham

Mum calls for greater awareness after six-year-old son diagnosed with testicular cancer

A local mum-of-two is urging parents to check their children this April for Testicular Cancer Awareness Month after her son was diagnosed – aged just six years old. Nicola Barksby realised something was wrong in 2019 during bath time when she noticed six-year-old Jake’s left testicle had become larger than his right. Only a week […]
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Nottingham Castle confirms it will open the summer!

Following its £30million redevelopment, the first images of Nottingham Castle and the new home of Robin Hood have been released to celebrate that the historic Ducal Palace and grounds will reopen on Monday 21st June 2021.  The exclusive sneak peek, revealed by The Nottingham Castle Trust, hints at some of the amazing activities and sights […]
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Nottinghamshire people use daily steps to help Rainbows

Rainbows Hospice for Children and Young People wants people in Nottinghamshire to use their daily step count to raise much needed funds.   The charity has launched Miles for Rainbows, a virtual distance challenge that will run throughout May. There are two routes to choose from – 150 miles or 600 miles.   The 150-mile […]
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Wildlife Trust recognises those taking action for wildlife on their doorstep

After a year which has challenged many to re-evaluate what is important in their lives and which has, for many underlined the value of people having access to natural greenspaces on their doorstep Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust is delighted to announced the successful nominees in the charity’s 2020/21 Wildlife on Your Doorstep Awards supported by EDF. […]
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Victoria Centre announce details of what shoppers can expect from 12th April 2021

Victoria Centre has announced details about the reopening of non-essential retail, so shoppers in Nottingham know what to expect when they visit the centre from Monday 12 April.   The majority of stores have been closed at the centre since the start of 2021, with just a handful of essential retailers and click and collect […]
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104th birthday bash for Kathleen

First World War baby Kathleen Cattermole has celebrated her 104th birthday at her care home in Sandiacre. A party was held at Longmoor Lodge Care Home, on Longmoor Lane, which staff decorated with birthday bunting, balloons, and flowers. There was also a buffet tea, homemade chocolate birthday cake, and a live entertainer shown on the […]
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Great Central Railway reunification appeal fundraising success

Three quarters of a million pounds now raised for next phase of ambitious project The Great Central Railway’s ambitious Reunification project has leapt forward with a month-long fund-raising push. Money Match March offered to match all donations received during March pound for pound, up to a value of one hundred thousand pounds. Support was received […]
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Easter Simnel Cake Recipe

Easter and the traditional Simnel Cake is a must, but remember only 11 balls on top of the cake which are to represent the 11 faithful disciples. Simnel Cake You will need: 225g Butter 225g Sugar 350g Self Raising Flour 4 Eggs A little Milk to mix 50g Chopped Walnuts 700g Mixed Dried Fruit Apricot […]
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Easter eggs donated to homeless families in Nottingham

Children at a Nottingham City Homes hostel for homeless families are being given an Easter surprise this week. One hundred Easter eggs will be delivered to families staying at the 122-bed hostel in St Ann’s, which provides emergency out-of-hours accommodation for families who can be there for just a few days or for up to […]
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Victoria Centre backs campaign to bring Banksy back to Nottingham

A campaign to bring back the ‘Hula Girl’ Banksy art piece back to Nottingham has been backed by the city’s Victoria Centre. This follows city resident, Mike Horseman, founding the ‘Bring Back Our Banksy’ campaign and petition after the mural of a girl hula-hooping a bike tyre was removed from a wall in Lenton and […]
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