Notts County Council sites are Pokémon Go hotspots

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It’s the craze that is sweeping the globe and country parks and bus stations managed by Nottinghamshire County Council are among the sites of interest for fans of Pokémon Go.

A Pokémon Gym has been found near the existing visitor centre at Sherwood Forest, a PokeStop has been discovered at Mansfield Bus Station. and Pokémon have been found under the archway to the entrance to Rufford Abbey country park.

Paul Cook, Nottinghamshire County Council’s Assistant Site Manager for Sherwood Forest country park, said: “We have a Pokémon Gym close to the current visitor centre.

“They are quite shy so don’t stand and stare. There have also been reported sightings of a Pikachu lurking around the Major Oak.”

There is also a reminder to keep safe when using your mobile phone and app in public from the County Council’s Road Safety team.