Tuesday, 21 February 2012

Facts about Nottingham

Since yesterday I wrote about a road in Nottingham and claim for personal injury Nottingham, I thought I’d take a look at the city and wrote about. So here are ten facts about Nottingham.

  1. is located in the East Midlands and covers an area measuring 28.81 square metres. 
  2. contains Sherwood Forest, which features the Major Oak; the proposed hideout of Robin Hood. 
  3. the legend of Robin Hood tells of how the outlaw robbed from the rich to give to the poor and he is said to have lived in Sherwood Forest.
  4. Football Club is the world’s oldest professional club since it was formed in 1862.
  5. was officially titled the City of Nottingham in 1897 due to the celebrations of Queen Victoria for her Diamond Jubilee.
  6. has 3 premium heritage sites consisting of Nottingham Castle, Wollaton Hall and Newstead Abbey.
  7. has the fifth largest shopping population in the country.
  8. the legend of Robin Hood helps bring in around 300,00 visitors per year from overseas.
  9. has given us many famous people including actress Su Pollard, radio presenter MistaJam and footballers Darren Huckerby  and Andy Cole.
  10. holds the honour of being the birthplace of both Boots the chemist and Raleigh cycles.

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