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2017 Year In Pictures

76/365 Ole Jesse

Jesse Boot has done a great deal for my local area. He (and his family) owned the land now occupied by the University of Nottingham, along with the rest of Highfields Park. His generosity has enabled the UoN to flourish, along with giving us local residents some beautiful parkland and

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2017 Year In Pictures

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The University of Nottingham has a Chinese campus (in Ningbo) and has strong ties to the local Chinese community. There is an arts centre on the Highfields Park Campus called Lakeside, and they put on events during Chinese New Year. This year’s was particularly special – an amazing display of

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Lord Trent

9th February 2015 Nottingham University has this prominent bust of Sir Jesse Boot, 1st Baron Trent, outside its gates at Highfield Park. Sir Jesse was one of the University’s most famous benefactors and one of the local area’s more memorable residents. Who hasn’t heard of Boot’s eh?

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