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  • 28 May 2012

Retail Assist Loves #Nottingham

NottinghamTomorrow, a campaign has been organised to get Nottingham trending on Twitter. This idea was generated up to raise awareness of the city: As Retail Assist’s Head office is based in the centre of Nottingham, we thought it would be a nice idea to get involved.

Personally, one of my favourite things about being based in the city centre is the ability to go out clothes shopping during my lunch break – I’m not sure my bank manager agrees however!

I also wanted to find out what some of the team thought about living and working in Nottingham. Below are their responses to the question “What do you love about Nottingham?”

Alan Morris – Executive Chairman

– The city’s potential.

– Activities: Great sports facilities and the organisation of amateur provisions.

Alex Ievins – Head of Marketing

– The busy atmosphere.

– Activities: I love the amount of woodland near where I live and the ability to get out running and biking.

– Restaurants: Tarn Thai, Tamatanga, Jamie’s Italian and Browns.

– Bars: Tilt, Tantra, Saltwater.

Borys Krywyj – Head of Sales

– Park: Wollaton Park.

– Best Architecture / Buildings: Watson Fothergill buildings dotted around the city.

– Pub: The Bread and Bitter on Mapperly top.

– Sandwich Bars / Cafés: Brown Bettys and Philpotts.

– Restaurant: Bar Iberico.

Emily Harrison – Help Desk Call Handler

– Park: University Park.

– Activity: Wollaton Park’s Splendor Festival.

– Getting around: Good transport links to London, Manchester etc.

– Sandwich Bar / Café: Homemade Café.

– Bar: Saltwater.

– Restaurant: Opium.

Helen Simmons – Systems Analyst

– Activities: Goose Fair and the summer festival at the Embankment, with fireworks, a market and a fair

– Events held in the Market Square: ice rink, Christmas market and the summer beach.

– Historic places: The Castle, Wollaton Park, Newstead Abbey, Belvoir Castle.

– Entertainment: CapitalFM Arena, Theatre Royal, Concert Hall, Cornerhouse, Showcase cinema.

– Getting around: the public transport system is being further improved through the Tram Network being extended. There’s a great canal path to cycle home to Beeston.

Rumyana Topliyska – Contracts Administrator

– Park: Arnot Hill Park.

– Getting around: Nottingham is almost in the heart of England, so it’s a good starting point for short trips / days out.

What do you love about Notts? Tweet us your answers at @RetailAssist.

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