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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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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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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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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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Notts Pride takes to the streets this September!

Promised to be the biggest event in the city this year and the first post-pandemic, organisers have announced Nottinghamshire’s annual celebration of the LGBTQIA+ community will take place in-person on 11 September 2021.  Paving the way for a bigger presence and positive queer representation across the city, organisers have worked with Nottingham City Council to put on Nottinghamshire Pride’s signature protest march through the city centre. While there had […]
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Inspire Poetry Festival 2021: Saturday 18 – Saturday 25 September

Inspire Poetry Festival is back! With poetry superstars, exciting new voices and fan favourites, the week-long festival will bring inspiring poetry to venues across Nottinghamshire and beyond. Suitable for poetry devotees, newbies, and everyone in between, the week will be jam-packed with readings, workshops, exhibitions and special events. Whether you’re already an expert in haikus […]
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Nottingham’s Cattle Market Project Receives Heritage Lottery Funding

The Cattle Market & East Croft Heritage Group CIC has received a National Lottery Heritage Fund grant of £46,000 for an exciting project which will discover, document and celebrate the rich history of the Cattle Market area of Nottingham. This exciting project will encompass a variety of creative and innovative formats and engage a diverse […]
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Channel 4 are looking for Nottingham residents to star in The Dog House TV series

The popular Channel 4 series, ‘The Dog House’ is back. The series is made with Wood Green, The Animals Charity in Cambridgeshire who specialise in matching their rescue dogs with would-be owners.  The Dog House follows this process, getting to know the characters and histories of the rescue dogs, an array of people from different walks of life and watching the beginnings of […]
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Nottingham social media expert turns fiction author

A social media content specialist from Sherwood has shown his writing skills are not just limited to Twitter and Facebook after publishing his first book of fictional short stories.  Paralysis is written by Stuart Tongue (26), who works at Digital PR Agency Tank. Described as ‘a little book of nightmares’, it features a collection of […]
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A local astronomer’s quest to fly out of this world

Michael Knowles, an Astronomer from Mansfield, Nottinghamshire, couldn’t miss the opportunity to bid for a place to fly aboard the Blue Origin space capsule. Here’s what he said: The 5th of May 2021 marked an inaugural world civilian opportunity. A bidding platform was devised for people from all walks of life to bid a price […]
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