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Nottingham’s Sneinton Market re-opens after £6.8m revamp


A market in Nottingham that has undergone a £6.8m transformation has been officially opened to the public. Sneinton Market’s revamp features a larger space to be used for public performances, markets, festivals and community events. Apple trees have also been planted to celebrate the area’s history as a wholesale market. The transformation was part of the city council’s plans to ...

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Sneinton Market Transformation Under Way


The transformation of Sneinton Market in Nottingham into a public square is getting under way. The aim is to create a new space to be used for public performances, markets, festivals and community events. It forms part of the £6.8m “Connecting Eastside” scheme. The redevelopment of the Victoria Leisure Centre on the edge of Sneinton Market has already started. Local ...

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The Nottingham Unemployed


Nottingham Evening Post February 10 1886 ‘The Nottingham Unemployed A largely attended meeting of the unemployed of Nottingham was held on Tuesday evening in Sneinton Market. Several persons addressed the crowd, and at times the language indulged in by the “orators” assumed a very threatening nature. For instance, it was asserted by one individual that if they found themselves in ...

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Thomas Strong

Nottingham Evening Post 27 February 1950 Thomas Strong Thomas Strong was a powerfully built, dark featured man, with long, ringleted black hair, who earned his living as a remover of machinery. In his younger days, Strong was always in demand at circuses when they visited the town, to throw the hammers and weights. Once, when engaged at a circus in ...

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Bendy’s Coming


Nottingham Guardian 28 Feb 1873 …Our reporter, stationing himself in Sneinton Market on Sunday morning, suddenly heard a cry of “Bendy’s coming”. Instantly a crowd of persons who had been listening to a youth on the Republican platform reading extracts from the Guardian, ran in the direction of where the singing came from.

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