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The biggest development opportunity in the Midlands

Is the East Midlands economy finally on the cusp of something big? That was one of the questions posed by Ken Harrison, the Programme Director for the East Midlands Development Company, when he spoke to a packed house of Nottingham Partners members at our latest meeting at Nottingham Arena. The answer to that question is… Read more

New Chair for Marketing Nottingham

We would like to share with you some exciting changes that are underway here at Marketing Nottingham. Last week we appointed a new Interim Chair of the board. Iain Blatherwick will be taking on this crucial role and helping drive the board’s activity forward for the next six months. Iain’s background was in corporate transaction… Read more

New High Sheriff of Nottinghamshire – Paul Southby

Huge congratulations to the Chairman of Nottingham Partners, Paul Southby, who has recently been installed as the 458th High Sheriff of Nottinghamshire for the next 12 months.  The ceremony was held at the Broadway Arts Cinema in Nottingham on the 1st April 2022. Paul commented “My focus will be on supporting local community crime prevention projects and… Read more


NOTTINGHAM’S biggest regeneration scheme, The Island Quarter, has launched its first recruitment drive, offering people the chance to work at its new hospitality venues under the leadership of celebrity chef Laurence Henry.   Announced last month were the highly anticipated relaxed bar and grill Binks Yard, finer dining restaurant Cleaver and Wake, and events space – Upstairs at Cleaver and Wake.   Now, with more than… Read more


There was a lot of speculation around MIPIM – a four-day real estate exhibition, conference and networking event hosted in Cannes – this year. Who was going and was it worth it? We spoke to Liz Cartwright, managing director at Nottingham-based marketing, PR, and digital agency Cartwright Communications, to find out what it was really… Read more

Invest in Nottingham set to attend UKREiiF

The UK’s Real Estate Investment and Infrastructure Forum (UKREiiF) has secured Invest in Nottingham as their latest partner – building on the regional presence already announced by the likes of Midlands Engine, Birmingham City Council and The City of Wolverhampton Council. UKREiiF is set to bring together thousands of delegates comprising of investors, funders and… Read more

The City Ground: Back Here Again

Ahead of Nottingham Forest’s 5th Round FA Cup match against Huddersfield Town on Monday, Business Expansion Specialist, Raj Birring – a season-ticket holder and Forest fan for over 35 years – talks about the impact this football club has on our region, and the potential success it could create. We’re back here again – at… Read more

Launch of Nottingham’s Ethical Business Centre

From 1st April 2022, Nottingham will see the launch of a new kind of business centre, a centre that will be managed in an ethical way to achieve the ‘triple bottom line’ of social, environmental and financial returns. For over 10 years, Castle Cavendish Works, based in the heart of Radford, has been successfully delivering… Read more