Author Archives: Rachel

Celebrating our fantastic Centenary Cities Year

Our wonderful Centenary Cities Nottingham year of celebrating the 100th anniversary of some women getting the vote has now ended. The Year was organised and led by our 4 partner organisations – Nottingham City Council; Nottingham Women’s History Group; The … Continue reading

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EqualiTeas 2018 – Katy Lewis-Hood

Katy Lewis-Hood, events volunteer at Nottingham Women’s Centre, blogs about their successful EqualiTeas event, exploring 90 years of the equal franchise and the hurdles still to be jumped on the road to gender equality… Centenary Cities celebrates 100 years since … Continue reading

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Women affecting change – Carli Snowball-Hill

Nottingham Women’s Centre caseworker, Carli Snowball-Hill, writes about the outcomes of a focus group which asked how women can follow the example of the suffrage movement and affect change in a modern world… Whilst we can recognise that there has … Continue reading

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Marking International Womens’ Day 2018 – Megan Pain

#ThrowbackThursday to when Nottingham Women’s Centre volunteer Megan Pain wrote about her experience supporting International Women’s Day and the Centenary Cities project… Today marks 6 weeks into my placement and more importantly it marks International Women’s Day 2018! Happy IWD … Continue reading

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#Vote100 women and democracy – Cllr Jane Urquhart

Cllr Jane Urquhart, Nottingham City Councillor for Sherwood ward and Portfolio Holder for Planning, Housing and Heritage, writes about the significance of #Vote100 and the work we still have to do to achieve gender equality in politics… Democracy and the right to express … Continue reading

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Celebrating Centenary Cities – Cllr Linda Woodings

Cllr Linda Woodings, Nottingham City Councillor for Basford ward and Executive Assistant for Communications and Community Safety, kicks off our Centenary Cities blog by telling us why the centenary of women’s suffrage is important to her… My mum died last … Continue reading

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