The enchanting knitted garden will return to the Framework Knitters Museum this summer, and is set to be bigger, better and even more unusual than before. Launching as part of the new Ruddington Charity Open Gardens event on 25 and 26 June, the knitted garden will then be available to explore all summer.

Southwell Library Poetry Festival is back for its 9th year. This year is particularly exciting, as it's our first poetry festival as part of Inspire, the new community benefit society delivering culture, learning and library services on behalf of Nottinghamshire County Council.

The tenth anniversary Gate To Southwell Festival in rural Nottinghamshire starts this Thursday (9th June) and runs through to Sunday (12th June). To celebrate this great East Midlands acoustic and roots music occasion, plenty of talented young local artists will be given the opportunity to shine alongside international stars.

Southwell is now within touching distance of securing an impressive play park for toddlers and primary school children.

There is good news for one cat following last month's appeal for a home: after a year of waiting, Frankie has at last moved in! Could two other long-term cats be moving soon?