nottinghamshire

Vet nurse Kylie hoping to be number one after being shortlisted for welfare award

A Nottingham veterinary nurse could be in line for a prestigious award for her work helping to improve the health and welfare of animals. Kylie Bradshaw, who works at Byron Vets Surgery, part of Ashfield House Veterinary Hospital, has been shortlisted as one of the three finalists for Vet Nurse of the Year in the […]
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There is no tomorrow

… Well technically there is, but the idea of putting something off can be very attractive. We’ve all faced it haven’t we, usually on a Sunday evening procrastinating the week away saying to ourselves ‘I’ll start it next Monday!’ Whether it’s a home project, learning something new or starting a new fitness regime from one […]
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Money match march set to boost ambitious rail link

Half a million pounds now raised. Latest plans unveiled for heritage railway ‘Reunification’ project. The Great Central Railway’s plans to reconnect two halves of the award winning line are set to leap forward with a massive fundraising drive in March 2021. A donor has offered to match fund any donations received during the month pound […]
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Nottinghamshire County Council highlights free activities to enjoy from home this February half term

Nottinghamshire County Council has highlighted a variety of free online events and activity ideas for the whole family to enjoy during the February half term school holiday. Nottinghamshire, along with the rest of the country remains under national lockdown restrictions this half term. You must stay at home unless leaving your house for an essential […]
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Volunteer Opportunity At Think Children

Local children’s charity Think Children is currently looking for a Treasurer to join their board of Trustees. The Newark-based charity offers effective support for children across Nottinghamshire who may be struggling to cope with emerging emotional, social and/or behavioural issues. The preventative approach aims to support children before issues get worse, becoming harder and more […]
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Mighty Meals partnership distributes ‘over 1 million meals’ across the Midlands

In response to the pandemic, FareShare Midlands and Muslim Hands formed a partnership to collaboratively fight food poverty and waste across the Midlands. As a result of this alliance, the Mighty Meals initiative was created. Since its inception, surplus food equivalent to over 1 million meals has been redistributed across the Midlands to front-line charity […]
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Winter Wildlife with Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust

Whilst it might require a little more planning and preparation to ensure that you can stay warm and make the most of the short daylight hours, in many ways, winter is one of the best times to observe our native wildlife – especially the ducks, swans and other water birds that make our wetlands so […]
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Nottinghamshire to see thousands of trees planted for 500 hectares of new woodland in 2021

Greenwood Community Forest, hosted and supported by Nottinghamshire County Council, will be one of ten community forests across England planting 500 hectares of new woodland over the next five months, in a push to help deliver against the Government’s target of up to 30,000 hectares of trees per year, across the UK. DEFRA have announced […]
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Nottingham goes from Tier 3 to National lockdown in less than a week

On Saturday 31st October, Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced there will be a 2nd UK National Lockdown from Thursday 5th November. On Friday 30 October, Nottingham was moved into ‘Very High’ Tier 3 restrictions. These measures were taken due to the county’s dramatic rise in Coronavirus cases. These new measures were to last just 6 […]
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Nottingham and Nottinghamshire moves into Tier 3 high restrictions for Covid-19

All nine councils have now agreed that Nottingham and Nottinghamshire should move together into Tier 3 restrictions for the city and the county following discussions between Government and Council Leaders. The ‘Very High’ alert measures come into force at one minute past midnight on Friday 30 October 2020. The Tier 3 restrictions mean: People must not meet […]
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