We asked locals why they are most proud to be from Nottingham What’s the first thing that comes to mind when you think of Nottingham? Robin Hood? The castle? Nottingham Forest? There are so many things to enjoy about our great city, so we investigated what locals are most proud of about being from Nottingham.
By Andrew Topping, Local Democracy Reporter A new licence for the recently-renovated Nottingham Castle will restrict large events to no later than 12.15am. Alcohol sales will also be stopped at 11pm and event management plans prepared to reduce potential disruption for neighbours. The heritage site reopened its doors last month following a three-year, £30 million refurbishment.
He gave an update on the work taking place over the summer The city council's leader has hit back over a claim the Big Conversation over the future of the former Broadmarsh Shopping Centre site is in danger of 'becoming the Big Silence'. Councillor David Mellen rebuffed the suggestion, saying there was "plenty of conversation" and "lots to come".
Some residents were 'stunned' to realise it is not all rock There's long been a view that Nottingham Castle is not actually a castle, and for the most part that is true. It is located where a castle once stood that was destroyed in 1651 and replaced by a ducal palace that still stands today.
Free Nottingham resident open days will be announced in the future The less well off, unable to fork out for the newly imposed admission fees at Nottingham Castle, can still visit the attraction under a pay what you can afford scheme. Since reopening following a £30m development to turn it into a family-friendly world-class heritage site, the cost of new entry fees have been met with criticism.
It is a an area the size of Wembley Stadium This drone footage reveals just how expansive the Broad Marsh area of Nottingham really is ahead of its planned redevelopment. The aerial view of the condemned Broadmarsh Centre, which lies opposite the new car park and library, provides a never before seen perspective of the centre of the city.
'I was overwhelmed with emotion to know that generations to come will see it' A rapper and boxer from Radford has said he is "overwhelmed with emotion" after seeing his portrait on display at Nottingham Castle. Omari Grant - also known by his stage name 'Kriptik' - had his portrait included in the gallery at Nottingham Castle last week and added he hopes the image will inspire future generations who visit the castle.
A rapper and boxer from Radford has said he is "overwhelmed with emotion" after seeing his portrait on display at Nottingham Castle. Omari Grant - also known by his stage name 'Kriptik' - had his portrait included in the gallery at Nottingham Castle last week and added he hopes the image will inspire future generations who visit the castle.
Over 100 people have signed up to help Nottingham Castle has already welcomed thousands of visitors back to its grounds following a £30 million transformation. Castle bosses are delighted with the response from people so far as they enjoy new attractions including an adventure playground and improved exhibits. But they have also highlighted the work of more than 100 volunteers who have signed up to be on hand within the Ducal Palace and in the grounds, helping to answer visitors' queries.
Nottingham Castle drawing in thousands of visitors per week with rise expected as lockdown measures ease
The organisers are preparing to unveil a programme of summer exhibitions and shows to draw the crowds in. Visitor numbers at Nottingham Castle are exceeding expectations two weeks on from opening, thanks in part to a team of over 100 volunteers who have come forward to help showcase the new exhibits to the public.
The NHS will celebrate its 73rd "birthday" on Monday Iconic Nottinghamshire buildings will "turn blue" this weekend to celebrate 73 years of the NHS. The National Health Service was established on July 5, 1948 to provide free healthcare at the point of use meaning everyone could access healthcare without payment.
The facility reopened earlier this week Conservationists have said they're not keen on the appearance of a new visitor centre at the revamped Nottingham Castle. The centre is among a number of new attractions at the facility which reopened on Monday, June 21, after a three-year regeneration project to create a world-class visitor attraction.
Nottingham Castle opened up again on Monday, June 21, after undergoing a £30 million redevelopment which has transformed the historical landmark into a world-class heritage site. Visitors were able to experience for themselves its exciting new galleries, exhibitions and attractions, offering a captivating, interactive journey through Nottingham’s rich social history.
A secondary school in Bilborough had the very special honour of being the first to visit Nottingham Castle following its £30 million transformation. Pupils from Nottingham University Samworth Academy (NUSA) – part of the Nova Education Trust – were invited to attend before this week’s official opening of the castle.
It will leave you inspired It's been three years in the making, but feels like yesterday when Nottingham's historic landmark was encased in scaffolding and the Gatehouse was blocked from view. But on Monday, June 21, in a fitting official start to the summer, Nottingham Castle welcomed back paying guests to roam the grounds, explore the galleries and marvel at the transformation.
“I want people to see the best of Nottingham, it’s about putting Nottingham back on the map.” Nottingham Castle finally reopened its doors following a huge regeneration project to create a world-class visitor attraction. Visitors were welcomed through the gates for the first time today (Monday, June 21) at 10am by the city's very own Robin Hood, who gave a fitting speech to honour the occasion.
Samuel Ridley (age 4) has an archery lesson from Robin Hood as the castle opens © Tracey Whitefoot Nottingham Castle opened today (Monday 21 June 2021) after undergoing a £30 million redevelopment. Visitors were able to experience for themselves its new galleries, exhibitions and attractions, offering an interactive journey through Nottingham’s social history.
Video: See inside the castle following its £33 million transformation Nottingham Castle has opened its gates to the public again after a three-year £33 million regeneration designed to turn it into one of the country’s best historic attractions. The first paying visitors arrived at 10am on Monday (June 21) to see the grounds and galleries transformed by a major overhaul designed to present the site’s best artefacts in a more modern and engaging way.
The long-awaited reopening of Nottingham Castle kicked off on Monday morning following a £30m regeneration project. Visitors poured through the gates for the first time since the attraction closed from 10am on Monday. Deanna and Aaron Hieronymus were among the first through the gates with their children Noah 4, Wesley, 8, and Addison, 13.