The money will go towards restoring the park's pavilion as well as creating a heritage play area and new sculpture trail.Read the full story ›
And after months of planting, pruning and preening, Northampton is welcoming judges from the East Midlands in Bloom competition.
The team in the town are hoping they can win this year. The competition covers the six counties of Derbyshire, Leicestershire, Lincolnshire, Nottinghamshire, Northamptonshire and Rutland.
Organised by the Royal Horticultural Society, the aim of the competition is to encourage the improvement of our surroundings through the imaginative use of trees, shrubs, flowers and landscaping. It also aims to achieve a litter free and sustainable environment.
Energetic dance music star Example will be headlining The Godiva festival later.Read the full story ›
A number of caravans have set up camp near a city allotments site, moments after being evicted from a park.Read the full story ›
Average rainfall is down, but Severn Trent Water say there are no problems.Read the full story ›
The protesters arrived on Tuesday morning demanding assurances from a haulage company.Read the full story ›
Herefordshire singer Ellie Goulding is urging people to switch off their lights to support the annual Earth Hour campaign.Read the full story ›
Nottinghamshire County Councillors have approved for exploratory shale gas drilling to take place across the region.Read the full story ›
It may not not have felt like it when you woke up this morning to rain and grey skies, but Monday is the first day of spring.Read the full story ›
Ellie Goulding is launching a campaign urging people to show support for action on climate change for this year's Earth Hour.Read the full story ›