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Book affordable luxury at Nottingham’s new Roomzzz Aparthotel

When searching for accommodation for a city break, most people look for something that's comfortable with good facilities, is in a good location and is affordable. You rarely want to spend…

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Crowds line the streets of Nottingham for the Milk Race

Whoosh! A split second and they were off. The elite women’s race had begun. Crowds of people lined the streets of Nottingham yesterday to watch some of the country’s best…

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A visit to the Traquair murals at St Peter’s Church in Nottinghamshire

Until recently, I didn't know that the pretty village of Clayworth, near Retford in north Nottinghamshire, was home to a series of murals by the 19th century Scottish artist Phoebe Traquair, who…

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Four Hollywood studios plan new Robin Hood films

It's the news legions of Robin Hood fans around the world have been waiting for . . . no less than four major Hollywood studios have announced that they are planning…...

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    Things to do during half term, 25th – 31st May 2015

    May has spoiled us with two bank holidays and now half-term. Fortunately, there’s plenty happening this week if you want to keep the kids happy so read below for some ideas and inspiration for things to do in Nottinghamshire. Make sure you’re following us on Twitter and Facebook for more news and updates.

    Half-term activities at Stonebridge City Farm

    Every day this week, the kids can enjoy a different activity at Stonebridge City Farm as they get up-close with the animals and enjoy a wide range of crafts and workshops.

    Whether they enjoy bouncy slides, face painting, a spot of gardening, meeting the animals or learning how sheep’s wool

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    Things to do around Sherwood Forest this Bank Holiday weekend

    In today’s guest blog, Debbie Hibbert from the Rufford Tourist Information Centre tells us what’s on in and around Sherwood Forest this bank holiday. 

    This weekend, there are plenty of events and activities to keep all the family amused, from Fireman Sam visiting White Post Farm on Saturday, to Open Studios where you can see crafts people demonstrating their art.  And of course, no Bank Holiday would be complete without some medieval merriment in Sherwood Forest.

    The Open Studios programme runs for six weeks through May and early June and this year there are over 200 artists taking part with many studios opening directly to the public or a group of artists joining together

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    Half term skating is here and there is a family pass up for grabs

    Half-term is on its way and we can’t promise you good weather but we can guarantee an exciting programme of events at the National Ice Centre in Nottingham.

    Some of the activities include disco sessions and skating courses – and we have a family pass on offer in today’s competition.

    To be in with a chance of winning, simply fill in the form below by noon on Thursday. (T&Cs: The pass is valid for four people including skate hire. The pass can’t be used in conjunction with any other offer. The pass is valid on any public session including theme or foam parties and is valid from 25th May – 31st May).

    You can also buy tickets directly from the

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Newark launches the Civil War Trail App in style

This week, Newark has been at the centre of the media spotlight. However, for this market town nestled in the rural east of Nottinghamshire, this is only the beginning of the attention that it is about to receive. With the impending opening of the National Civil War Centre on May 3rd, Newark rolled out the…

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Fun and Games at the National Videogame Arcade

I’m the first to admit that my knowledge of gaming is limited to playing the BBC game Chuckie Egg and good old Pacman in the ‘80s as a child and more recently playing games on the Playstation (very badly) with my two boys. So I was a little worried that our recent visit to the…