Police release more detail on bogus police officer crimes in West Bridgford and area

Police are warning residents to be vigilant following reports of attempted distraction burglaries where the suspect claimed to be a police officer. At around 8.15pm yesterday (Thursday 18 January 2018)...

Police seek drivers who may have witnessed fatal collision

Detectives from the Serious Collision Investigation Unit are continuing to appeal for information after a man died in a collision between a car and a motorbike in Mansfield. It happened...
Tara and Owen ‘Digger’ McCarthy at Castle Rock Brewery with brewer Dan Mason as preparations are made to brew 'Dennis McCarthy'

Celebration ale honours a BBC Radio Nottingham legend

Dennis McCarthy, the London-born broadcaster who came to Nottingham as a wartime refugee and went on to become the city's best loved radio personality, is to be honoured in...
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Notts mum names her baby after 999 call handler

A mum from Nottinghamshire has named her baby boy after the emergency call handler who helped him be delivered. Rachel Wheeler, 31, from Newark - went into labour on 12...

CCTV images released after sexual assault on an East Midlands Trains service

Detectives from British Transport Police are appealing for information following a sexual assault on an East Midlands Trains service. At approximately 10am on 30 December a 17-year-old woman was on...
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Nottingham man found guilty of violent attack on woman 25 years ago

A man who violently assaulted a woman in a Nottingham street 25 years ago has today been found guilty of the attack. Christopher Scott, 64, was found guilty of Indecent...
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New equipment is trialled by 12-year-old Max at Nottingham Children’s Hospital

Testing and treatment of children with severe and chronic respiratory problems is being made easier at Nottingham Children’s Hospital this winter thanks to a new system being described as...
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Update on tree damage in Bridgford Park

Rushcliffe Borough Council update on the fallen trees in Bridgford Park.  On Wednesday night, during gusts of wind go up to 70 mph, a large tree was completely destroyed, and...

Nottinghamshire MP finds out more about Severn Trent’s green power ambitions

Vernon Coaker, MP for Gedling, has found out more about how Severn Trent is investing in new technology to generate green power at one of its biggest sewage treatment...

Def Leppard announce Nottingham date

Late 2018 will see legendary British rock icons Def Leppard deliver what many UK fans have been waiting for – the “Hysteria” album performed in full plus other Def...
l-r Alan Dawson of Mapperley People and James Roys of David James install Mapperley Top's defibrillator

Lifesaving defibrillator unveiled on Mapperley Top following community campaign

Lifesaving medical equipment has been installed in a busy Nottingham shopping area, thanks to an appeal by a local community page.   Mapperley People’s campaign, launched in response to public demand,...

Bayeux Tapestry returns to the UK after more than 900 years

The Bayeux Tapestry will return to the UK for the first time since it was created here more than 900 years ago, Prime Minister Theresa May announced today. The unique 70...

Bikes and motorhomes stolen in Nottingham ramraids

Officers are linking three incidents in Calverton and one in Sherwood where a vehicle has been used to gain entry to businesses. It's believed a silver transit van was used...
Labour Leader Jeremy Corbyn talks with Paramedic Andrew Henderson

Jeremy Corbyn visits EMAS headquarters

Labour Party Leader Jeremy Corbyn and Member of Parliament Karen Lee have visited East Midlands Ambulance Service (EMAS) Lincolnshire headquarters today. Richard Hunter, EMAS Paramedic and Ambulance Operations Manager said:...
Sam Crawford, CEO of the Friary and RBC Leader Cllr Simon Robinson with West Bridgford Rotary Club volunteers

10 tonnes donated by residents to The Friary!

Rushcliffe Borough Council and local homeless charity The Friary have praised residents in the borough for their generosity in donating over 10 tonnes of food, clothing and toiletries as...
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Video: Storm destroys huge tree in Bridgford Park and damages another

Last night's winds gusted at up to 70mph - a large old tree in Bridgford Park was completely destroyed, a smaller tree was also very badly damaged.  The large tree...
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Nottingham Hospitals states position on planned ’40 Days for Life’ anti-abortion protest

'40 Days for Life', an international anti-abortion campaign groups has plans to protest at Nottingham hospitals. A spokesperson said: 'We have been made aware that the above group, and a...

Public can have their say on Nottinghamshire rights of way plans from today

Nottinghamshire County Council has today (Thursday 18 January) launched a 12-week consultation to help boost plans to manage its public rights of way - a network of 4,000 public...
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Footage released of Wollaton burglary in progress

Officers have released CCTV footage of a man they want to speak to after a house in Hawton Crescent was burgled at around 8.30pm on Sunday 29 October 2017. Detectives...
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Patrols increased after reports of a shot being fired in Nottingham

Officers are appealing for information after reports of a shot being fired in Whitcombe Gardens, Top Valley. Nobody was injured in the incident at around 6.45pm yesterday (Wednesday 17...
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Historical child sex abuse apology from Notts County Council leader Cllr Kay Cutts

The Leader of Nottinghamshire County Council today (January 18th) gave this apology to victims and survivors of historical child sex abuse.   One of the greatest duties that can be bestowed...

Fallen tree causing problems for this van owner in Beeston

A fallen tree in Devonshire Avenue, one of many across the region after last night's winds. 

Bus service delays because of a fallen tree

There is a fallen tree near Travellers Rest PH on Mapperley Plains. NCT said: 'Sky Blue 46, 47 are both operating to/from Woodborough via Spring Lane and Lambley. In Woodborough, please...

First MOT test to remain at three years

Ministers decided today (18 January 2017) to maintain the period before a car’s first MoT test at 3 years. The wait for the first MOT test on cars and motorcycles...

Rail: Level crossing fault affecting some Nottingham services

There is a fault with the barriers at a level crossing at Brandon. This is between Ely and Thetford and is disrupting trains on the Liverpool Lime Street/Nottingham/Norwich route....
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