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    Can UK Holidays Be Better?

    Anna Stacey Like last year, this summer is proving uncertain for international holidays. But can UK trips be just as good, and even better for the planet? When going abroad, the most time effective mode of transport is usually by plane. You’d probably expect flights and cruises to have...
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    The Best Places To Picnic In Notts

    Rebecca Herman As of the 29th of March, six people or two households can meet up for a picnic – yay! This new lease of freedom means that we can all finally catch up with our friends and family with some well-deserved treats. The new rule also allows groups...
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    Safety Apps For Walking Alone At Night

    Lucy Tombs The events of the past few weeks have resulted in many women feeling increased anxiety surrounding their personal safety. Whether this be walking on your own at night or strolling to the supermarket in the middle of the day, most people have felt doubts about if they...
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    Walking A Marathon According To TikTok: Nottingham Edition

    Victoria Hornagold It’s July 2020. The UK has been in lockdown for four months. We’ve drunk more bottles of wine than we care to admit and never want to see a home HIIT workout again. We’ve even cut ourselves a dodgy fringe and dyed our hair pink (that’s a...
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    All The Places You Can Travel Along The Nottingham Towpath

    Alice Nott Nottingham is a city on a hill, which often makes the prospect of walking or, if you dare, cycling anywhere look wholly unappealing. However, there is a secret to getting around this city, that doesn’t offer such a steep challenge: towpaths! Towpaths are almost completely flat by...
  • Finding Deer In Wollaton Park: A Tale Of Strength, Endurance And #firstworldproblems

    Daisy Forster It is a truth universally acknowledged that when feeling down, the best remedies are fresh air and cake. So today when I woke up feeling fed up about life and timetabling stress, I decided that if a walk around campus and a Beeston Brownie couldn’t make me...
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    Travelling Green In Notts

    Matthew Bird With the weather cooling and rain increasingly likely to ruin a walk onto campus, public transport is looking more and more appealing. But for the environmentally conscious student diesel-powered buses aren’t particularly attractive options. Impact’s Science editor Matthew Bird investigates the green options available. Bio-gas buses Perhaps...