With the 2020 cricket season about to start, we take a look at how Nottinghamshire are shaping up to take on the COVID-impacted...
During Lockdown, I became particularly partial to home improvement programmes. There was something quite therapeutic, during a time of intense instability and incoherence, watching someone making sense out of chaos by turning a decommissioned Soviet missile into a glamping pod.
Even before the return of Nottingham Forest to active duty against Sheffield Wednesday this weekend, I’d had a realisation...
Refusing to follow his father into Nottingham’s lace industry, Sir Tim Birkin’s eclectic life was full of exhilaration and tragedy, from flying planes in World War One to becoming one of the most famous names of the Vintage Racing era...
As we celebrate the genius of Cloughie through LeftLion’s #CloughChallenge campaign, Rich Fisher explains how Nottingham’s Brian Clough statue came to exist…
Last week saw Arsenal take on Chelsea in the Continental Cup Final. Our guy Cristian Bratu was at the City Ground to catch all the action.
If you’re looking for something a little different to mark International Women’s Day this year, Radcliffe Sword Club might have just the answer for you.
Next time you’re browsing through Indeed or handing your crumpled CV out around town, ever wondered what it might be like to sack it all off and do work experience with Pond Life instead? Harry found out after winning a comp at its fourth birthday ‘do...
Nottingham Forest began a PR offensive as part of their public consultation around the major redevelopment of the City Ground this week.
Last weekend Micheal Bisping popped into Notts to officially open the brand spanking new UFC Gym. We sent Roxy Stewart down to have a natter about his career to date and the swanky, state of the art facility which boasts a full-size Octagon, as well as offering activities for all the family.
UFC GYM, the company associated with the famous MMA (Mixed Martial Arts) organisation have opened their first UK gym here in Nottingham. The gym has several unique features, including being the home of the first full-size Octagon ring in Europe. Isaac Seelochan went along to find out more.
I wouldn’t blame fellow Notts fans for having to read that sentence twice, as normally there are words like ‘disturbing’ or ‘depressing’ to clarify the latest activity at the Lane. But happening it is. And I think I like it.
Our lad Gareth Watts gives us the low down on the season so far.
As if he'd do a top five without mentioning the Carabao Cup?! Truth is, once we got Gareth Watts talking about Forest's key highlights this season, we couldn't shut him up - so her are another five.
Local Notts football team, Sherwood FC will play a charity match on Sunday 1st September at Radford FC to raise money for the five junior teams they sponsor in Malawi. The match will feature former players and coaches from Sherwood against St Nics FC, a church team from Derbyshire. I spoke with some of those involved to find out more about the match and this unique relationship.
Team GB, Ice Hockey UK and the National Ice Centre are teaming up to offer the chance to go ice-skating and play ice hockey for free.
Last year during our family holiday in North Wales (sorry Skeggy!) we met a lot of West Midlanders at the holiday camp, most notably Wolves fans. The joy and pride at their recent promotion to the top flight was matched only by their generosity in seeing my son in the Garibaldi red. To paraphrase them, “You’ll be up next year, lad. Can’t go wrong with young Portuguese talent. See you in the Prem!”
The arrival of Alexander and Christoffer Reedtz as new owners of Notts County has been celebrated by fans as a welcome, fresh start for our beloved and beleaguered club. But what makes this all the more exciting is that they seem determined to finally put an end to the debilitating behaviours of the past.
Kidd is Nottingham’s very own GOAT (greatest of all time) a tough young grappler destined for the top. We caught “The Young Bull” fresh off the plane from a gruelling training camp at the legendary NJPW* dojo. Wearing his new battle scars proudly, Kidd pulled no punches in a forthright interview.
Skateboarding will become an Olympic sport for the first time in Tokyo next summer. Nottingham is one of the sport’s original homes in the UK, with a vibrant community and culture going back more than fifty years, including internationally known professionals such as Carl Shipman in the 1990s and now Alex Hallford, who is one of just five skaters nationwide to be supported to compete in global Olympic qualification events in the run-up to Tokyo.
Mental health has been a topic which has gained considerable attention in the mainstream media over the past few years. Musicians to movie stars have raised awareness over the growing mental health problems that more and more people appear to be suffering from. Local Man Nathan Kenny is using his experience and the beautiful game to tackle the issue; Isaac Seelochan went along to a session to find out more.
In a move that further cements the club’s commitment to active participation within the community, Nottingham Forest have announced a new partnership with the Nottingham Schools Football Association, pledging to bridge their current funding gap.
This month Nottingham Forest announced the launch of Dream Big, a campaign that aims to encourage Notts kids to achieve their full potential. Created by Owner Evangelos Marinakis, the initiative will reach out to 200 schools across Nottinghamshire, helping to address the region’s historically low literacy levels.
England’s World Cup opener against Scotland kicks off at 5pm today and promises to be quite the showdown; but did you know that, not one, but two of the Lionesses hail from Notts? We find out more about Mary Earps and Jade Moore.