Nottingham

A school in Sneinton achieves world class status

Transform Trust is delighted to confirm one of its Nottingham City primary schools has achieved the World Class Schools Quality Mark (WCSQM) reaccreditation. Sneinton St Stephen’s CofE Primary School on Windmill Lane, Nottingham is one of only five primary schools in the country that has proved themselves to be World Class over a period of […]
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Nottinghamshire farmer wins ‘excellence in the education of farm animal welfare’ award

Patrick Lynn, an egg producer from Southwell, Nottinghamshire, has beaten off stiff competition from 28 nominees to win the ‘excellence in the education of farm animal welfare’ category, in RSPCA Assured’s first-ever awards for pig and poultry members.  Patrick – together with his wife, Esther – manages a free-range flock of 43,000 hens on his […]
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Enertor gives thanks to Lincs & Notts Air Ambulance and Lincolnshire Emergency Blood Bikes Service

Healthcare company, Enertor, gave thanks to Lincs & Notts Air Ambulance and the Lincolnshire Emergency Blood Bikes Service and to recognise their exceptional work through Covid-19.   500 pairs of insoles were presented to LEBBS volunteers and Air Ambulance Staff on Saturday, at Lincs & Notts Air Ambulance HQ, HEMS Way by Enertor’s CEO, Nick Beresford, as […]
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Support the 2021 Poppy Appeal as Nottingham’s annual Poppy Run goes live

The Royal British Legion is encouraging people to lace up their trainers and take part in its annual Poppy Run on 31st October 2021 to help support service and ex-service personnel and their families.   The RBL’s Poppy Run events are taking place in ten cities across the country, including Highfields Park, Nottingham.  Alternatively, there is a virtual version, My Poppy Run during October/November, where people can show their support for the 2021 Poppy Appeal.   The Nottingham Poppy Run is £15 to enter and […]
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Halloween trail returns to the city for a fortnight of free spook-tacular fun

Following the success of the last It’s in Nottingham’s Halloween event in 2019, which saw over 1,000 families travel into the city centre to take part in the family friendly activity, Nottingham Business Improvement District (BID) is excited to announce the return of the Halloween Trail. The spook-tacular event will be back in place for […]
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Wildlife Trust saddened after fourth fire at much loved nature reserve

Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust has recently spoken of its frustration after a fourth major fire at the Skylarks Nature Reserve, off Adbolton Lane at Holme Pierrepont, Nottingham over last weekend. The fire, which reportedly happened on Sunday 19th September, decimated an experimental archeological structure constructed as part of a project with Nottinghamshire County Council archaeological team […]
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County Hall goes green for Recycle Week

For the first time in history, the County Hall offices of Nottinghamshire County Council will be illuminated green this week (20 – 26 September) to mark the annual national Recycle Week, now in its 18th year. Councillor Neil Clarke MBE, Chairman of Transport and Environment Committee said: “I’m proud that the first time County Hall […]
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Thousands lined the streets with colour for Notts Pride

A colourful march through the streets of Nottingham last Saturday (11 September) saw thousands of people celebrate Pride and the region’s vibrant LGBTQIA+ community.   Going back to its roots, organisers worked closely with Nottingham City Council to put on the signature march through the city centre, with the full Pride event having to be stripped back due to government guidance around the pandemic.   […]
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Climate Report must trigger action for nature

When absorbing news as negative as that following the latest report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) it can be difficult to remain hopeful. The headlines came as evidence of the effects the report spells out – wildfires, floods and dangerous heatwaves – are clear to us all, so hopefully urgent action will […]
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Severn Trent Community Fund awards £10,000 to LGBTQ+ project

Severn Trent’s Community Fund has awarded Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire based Circus Strong, an LGBTQ+ friendly circus and aerial skills community organisation, with £10,000. The funding will provide support for a circus skills programme, that’s specifically designed to support the transgender and non-binary community and train individuals in Crossfly, a mixture of CrossFit and aerial skills […]
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