A New Year, A New Garden?

With 2016 here, you may have made some New Year resolutions, and maybe one of your resolutions is to get your garden as you...

Rushcliffe Arena on target for 2017 – See pictures of progress

Rushcliffe Borough Council have released an update, including pictures of progress on the new Arena facility.  Work is continuing on the new Leisure and office...

Gardens: Have yourself a very berry Christmas

West Bridgford's Home of Gardens write the first of our new monthly series on how to create an amazing garden. Today's very seasonal article is...

Update: Girls’ Tag-Rugby in West Bridgford

Caroline Towndrow updates on West Bridgford's tag rugby sessions for girls only - along with this Sunday's session.  Three weeks in and we have even...

First pictures of Coca-Cola Truck as it arrives in London – ready for West...

Instagram caught the 'Holidays are coming' bug as the Coca-Cola truck arrived in the UK yesterday prior to the truck tour starting in Inverness...

Nottingham’s October ‘Festival City’ events brought over half a million people to the area

Nottingham has cemented its position as the UK’s festival city in October, following a successful festival month in 2015 which saw more than half...

West Bridgford business refurbishes Gedling play area ahead of schedule

A play area in Daybrook is to be officially opened by the Mayor of Gedling after receiving a £65,000 refurbishment. The play area on Salop...

Nottingham Castle Fireworks cancelled – Firewalk goes ahead

Organisers have cancelled tonight's firework display at Nottingham Castle. The decision was taken at a meeting at 17:00 - due to high winds the event...

West Bridgford Rugby Club is starting a Tag Rugby Section – for Year 5/6...

Caroline Towndrow, a Level 1 coach was asked by girls at Abbey Road School to start a girls only tag rugby scheme. Caroline agreed...

Free Citycard cycle scheme successful – £1 charge from November 9th

The free hire scheme was put in place to encourage more people to use a bike for travelling around the city. This proved very...

Fireworks safety advice from Notts Police

Notts Police have issued this fireworks safety advice for November 5th and through the weekend. Fireworks safety Fireworks are great fun but it is important to...

Councillors’ fund supports Community Centres for the elderly in West Bridgford

County Councillor Gordon Wheeler (West Bridgford West) and Borough Councillor Julie Donoghue (Lutterell Ward) have financially supported the Community Centres for the elderly in...

Panthers Teddy Bear toss and big charity fund raiser coming up soon

This year's TEDDY BEAR TOSS where we ask fans to throw wrapped up soft toys on to the ice for needy kids will take...

Superfast Broadband roll-out; Will your area be getting it?

The communities that will benefit from a multi-million pound extension of superfast broadband in Nottinghamshire have been announced today by the County Council. See...

In Pictures: Gamecity 10 Festival in Old Market Square Nottingham

As part of the October in Nottingham celebrations, Gamecity 10 Festival is on now in Old Market Square. Events this afternoon include the Sheriff's Gauntlet...

Discover an underground city with the new Nottingham Cave Trail – launched today

The Wire was at today's press launch and opening of Nottingham Cave Trail. You’d never know it, as you browse the shops or enjoy...

Kids’ Pre-Match Coaching Clinic Announced For Rotherham Game

Nottingham Rugby are pleased to announce the club's first ever Kids Pre-Match Coaching Clinic before the clash against Rotherham Titans at Lady Bay on...

Notts Trading Standards remove dangerous pirate costume from retailer’s shelves

A child's pirate costume which poses a fire hazard has been removed from sale as part of a health and safety operation by Nottinghamshire...

Twitter Polls launched – useful for serious issues and for fun – these are...

Twitter has introduced a new Poll tweet system. Choose Poll in your browser window, write your question and two choices of answer. Usual character...

West Bridgford Arts and Craft Fair returns next week

West Bridgford's Arts and Craft Fair returns for its 'Guy Fawkes' market next week. Click event for details 

Caroline Flack appearance cancelled

Today's appearance cancelled.  Reality  television star Caroline Flack was due to visit Nottingham’s intu Victoria Centre today (12pm) to sign copies of her book but...

West Bridgford teachers make Top 30 on App Store

Two West Bridgford teachers have taken the iTunes education chart by storm by creating a literacy app for the children in their classes. The Literacy Jukebox...

Remembrance Sunday All Age Service West Bridgford

                        There will be an all age family Remembrance Sunday service at St.Paul's Church, Boundary Road, West Bridgford. All welcome. Date: 8th November 2015 Time: 10:30 Description: This is not a...

Have you had a baby in the last week? Get free professional photos in...

Calling all new mums and mums to be! Have you just had a baby last week? Sarah Wilkes is looking for Newborns for a...

In Pictures: Grosvenor House Day Nursery Ladies’ Night

Grosvenor House Day Nursery in Edwalton enjoyed an entertaining charity Ladies Night with top stylist Alicia Kite who gave a light hearted talk on...

Nottingham is England’s Home of Sport after winning vote

Nottingham has been crowned Visit England's Home of Sport winning with 38% of the vote. Councillor Dave Trimble, Portfolio Holder for Leisure and Culture at...
West Bridgford Christmas Lights 2013

Where to see fireworks and bonfires around Notts

We've pulled together all the fireworks and bonfire displays that we know of around Notts. Thursday October 30th Carlton Town Football Club, Stoke Lane, Gedling. At the...
Welbeck Hall West Bridgford

Nottingham Wedding Fayre in West Bridgford soon

West Bridgford couples planning their big day can seek inspiration at the forthcoming Nottingham Wedding Fayre on Sunday 1st November. The County Council’s Registration Service is...

The Half-Term Holiday Planner

Nottingham Parent/Teen relationship expert Anika Vassell writes for The Wire with tips and advice for half-term with teens. For some reason childcare provision becomes an...

Petition: Create a ‘Holiday Council’ for families, teachers and anyone in the school holidays

Some community members have asked us to share this UK Govt Petition: To form a "Holiday Council" to include the travel industry and Education Department...

History comes to life at the Robin Hood Pageant as Nottingham takes aim for...

Nottingham’s iconic Robin Hood Pageant will become even more thrilling this autumn as Nottingham Castle returns to the Middle Ages from Friday 23 –...

Half-term Cricket Coaching at Trent Bridge Booking Now – Beginners to advanced

Running throughout October Half Holiday we offer group coaching sessions that are ideal for both beginners and advanced club cricketers alike. Download forms. Sessions are...

Nottingham Rugby half-term Kids’ Camp in West Bridgford

The Green and Whites' award-winning community department will once again be hosting their annual October Kids Camp at West Bridgford Rugby Club from Monday...

Notts Police Halloween Advice for shopkeepers and public

During this season the run up to Halloween and Bonfire Night, we have an increased amount of reported incidents of antisocial behaviour where some...

Pubs, bars and organisations wanted – Host a Spooky Quiz for WYWUAS

Ghostly activities have been planned by When You Wish Upon a Star (WYWUAS) this Halloween, and the charity is on the hunt for local...

All things vintage wanted for heritage tractor show in Newark

Vintage and heritage traders are being called upon to showcase their stock at Newark’s popular Vintage Tractor and Heritage Show this November. All things vintage,...

Video: Avro Vulcan X558 East Midlands Airport Flypast

An icon of the skies, the Avro Vulcan bomber, flew over East Midlands Airport today following yesterday's change of plans which meant those who went...

Wilford Village charity firework display date announced

The Robin Hood Festival of Fireworks, Nottingham's No.1 charity fireworks party has been announced. Tickets available. Nottingham’s BIGGEST Charity Firework Display will, once again, be...

Proposed Trent Foot-Cycle Bridge – the story so far

We have a full update on the proposed Trent Foot-Cycle Bridge from pedals.org - including video of a similar project that was completed in...

YouTube sensation Louise Pentland at Victoria Centre Nottingham tomorrow

YouTube sensation Louise Pentland will make a stop at Nottingham’s intu Victoria Centre this Friday (9 October) to sign copies of her new book...

Hockley Hustle Charity Community Music Festival this weekend

Hockley Hustle 2015 is on Sunday 11 October. It's going to be another incredible day of music and festivities.  The festival supports six great charities this...

International Robin Hood Day starts a week of Medieval celebrations

Celebrate the famous man tights with a week-long series of events and performances, kicking off with International Robin Hood Day on Saturday 17 October. See...

Telling Tales ‘Kids’ Festival of Imagination’ returns to Lady Bay this Saturday

Telling Tales returns to Lady Bay this Saturday 10 October and the event, aimed at encouraging creativity in children, is packed full of workshops...

In Pictures: West Bridgford Funfair

A cloudy Saturday afternoon at Bridge Field brought out lots of visitors to the fair, we bumped into Rachel Stevenson from Notts TV and...

In Pictures: Fashion shows at Victoria Centre – continues today

Transitional style will be on show at Nottingham’s intu Victoria Centre this weekend, thanks to the centre’s live fashion shows which will be taking...

Nottingham secures Purple Flag status for sixth consecutive year

Nottingham has been successful in securing Purple Flag status for a sixth consecutive year, acknowledging the excellent management of the evening and night-time economy...

First ever West Bridgford Vintage Fair coming soon

After the great success of the Radcliffe on Trent Vintage Fair back in June, Vintage Darling Events brings the first ever West Bridgford Vintage...

Fun Fair in West Bridgford this week

The annual funfair returns to West Bridgford this week. The travelling fair will be at Bridge Field from Thursday 1 til Sunday 4th October. As well...

Live fashion shows at Victoria Centre Nottingham next week

Fashion will take centre stage at Nottingham’s intu Victoria Centre next month (October) with a giant ‘dress of leaves’ set to steal the show. As...

All you need to know about Nottingham’s Goose Fair 2015

Downloads: Site map and list of rides -  get opening times and music programme, buses, trams, traffic, list of rides at the fair this year...