Now the future of the brand – which cost £120,000 to design – looks in doubt.
Nottingham City Council deputy leader Graham Chapman said: “We are very keen to get rid of the ‘N’ and substitute it with Robin Hood. There is a determination to replace it.”
Dr John Heeley, chief executive of tourist board Experience Notts, which introduced the slanty ‘N’ to market the county, said he would not now persuade others to take on the brand. The news comes as Nottingham North MP Graham Allen launches a debate in today’s Evening Post about how Notts should make more of Robin Hood…(This should be backed up with a) radical redevelopment of Nottingham Castle, including knocking down an outer wall and rebuilding it in the style of the 14th century. A major Robin Hood visitor centre in the heart of the city.
A Robin Hood theme park close to East Midlands Airport and East Midlands Parkway station.”
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