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Latest local news from Nottingham, West Bridgford and the wider Nottinghamshire county

Police donate tools to construction course at Nottingham Prison

Nottinghamshire Police have received a thank you from prisoners at Nottingham Prison for a donation of tools which are being used as part of...

Rail: No trains until further notice Nottingham – London St Pancras...

Overhead wire damage is causing severe disruption to rail services through Nottingham to London in both directions. Disruption to trains to / from London St...

Arrest after alleged knife incident in Ravenshead

A 49-year-old man has been charged and remanded over alleged threats to kill and affray following an incident in Ravenshead in the early hours...

When do the clocks change? and more about British Summer Time

Each year the clocks go forward in March and back in October to mark the beginning and end of British Summer Time (BST). But...

Debut double earns West Bridgford the win

West Bridgford completed a league double over Kimberley Miners Welfare at Regatta Way this afternoon. Goals in the 82nd and 89th minute from debutant...

Fire Service issues warning after tumble dryer fires in Nottingham

Did you know that you checking your tumble dryer for a build-up of fluff could help you to reduce the risk of fire in...

Stephen Lawrence Day: Apply for community grants for activities for young...

Next month, 22nd April 2019 will be the first national Stephen Lawrence Day and Nottinghamshire Police hoped that their involvement will help to inspire...

Police investigate after balaclava-clad robbers target two Nottingham addresses

Nottinghamshire Police officers were called to Burton Avenue in Carlton on Saturday 23 March 2019 at 12:40am following reports of a robbery.A spokesperson said:'It's believed...

More jobs available at Nottinghamshire Police

There are a number of job vacancies currently available with Nottinghamshire Police.Here is a full list of what roles are currently available ( with...

Police re-appeal for witnesses to Nottingham city assault

Police are asking again for witnesses to come forward with information after an incident in Nottingham city centre seven days ago, which left a...

New political party in Nottingham would scrap Workplace Parking Levy

A new political party for Nottingham has pledged to remove the controversial workplace parking levy and cut allowances paid to councillors.Set up last year,...

Man wanted after elderly residents conned in Clifton

Nottinghamshire Police are keen to speak to him following an incident where elderly residents were targeted in Clifton on 9th March.Police say that he...

Nigel Farage leads pro-Brexit ‘Leave Means Leave’ march from Nottinghamshire

The March To Leave continues its 270-mile journey to London as the “People's Vote” begin their afternoon march around London.The ‘March To Leave’ is campaigning...

Carcinogenic road surfaces in Notts to be replaced

Older road surfaces which contain cancer-causing chemicals are being recycled, cleaned, and re-used on new roads, thanks to a new method being used in...

Audi A6, watches and jewellery stolen in Rushcliffe burglary

An Audi A6 was stolen from outside a house in Main Street, Epperstone.Rushcliffe Police said:"The suspects entered the house between midnight and 7am on...

10 incredible pictures of Nottinghamshire from the air

More from this ongoing series of amazing aerial images of the county taken from hot air balloons.Thanks to Nottingham and Derby Hot Air Balloon...

Be At One wins national award at annual ceremony

Be At One on Victoria Street in Nottingham serves the best drinks in the area, according to the judges of the Publican Awards, an...

Huge water leak found under Notts swimming pool

A massive water leak underneath Hucknall swimming pool has been found, meaning the pool will have to be closed for between three and four...

Nottingham teenager jailed for eight years for manslaughter of Bulwell man

A Nottingham teenager has been jailed for eight years today in connection with the death of a man in Bulwell.Adam Ward, 18, of Nottingham,...

M1 northbound closure at J30 because of a multi-vehicle accident

Both directions of the M1 motorway are closed between J30 for Barlborough and J31 for Aston near to Woodall Services. Some traffic is being...

Pictures: New interior design shop opens in West Bridgford

New architectural and interior designers, StudioTwenty Interiors, open the doors of their new shop and showroom today on Melton Road, West Bridgford. Offering a warm...

Nottingham house burglary and man with machete may be linked, say...

Police officers are appealing for information after a group of men entered a house and stole a bicycle in Gregory Boulevard, Hyson Green, at...

Nottingham city receives £540,000 to reduce harm from alcohol

Work to treat and support people harmed by alcohol in Nottingham has been given a £540,000 boost from Public Health England.More screening and prevention...

LED street lamps have saved millions of pounds, says Council

New more efficient street lights have saved millions in energy bills and reduced carbon emissions in Nottinghamshire.So far, Notts County Council has replaced 55,000...

Rail: Severe delays into this afternoon on Nottingham – London route...

A person has been hit by a train near Wellingborough between Wellingborough & Bedford disrupting trains on the Sheffield/Nottingham/London route.https://twitter.com/EMTrains/status/1109097170723061762East Midlands Trains said:'We are...

Two arrests on suspicion of firearms possession after ‘loud bangs’ reported...

A man and a woman have been arrested by police investigating a number of loud bangs in Balderton in the early hours of this...

Be a tree warden and help your local Rushcliffe environment

An appeal has been launched for environmentally-minded Rushcliffe residents to apply to be a tree warden and ensure trees in their neighbourhoods are protected...

M1 closure and diversions for carriageway repairs after lorry fire

The M1 at J20 will be closed for some time this morning after a vehicle fire overnight.The northbound carriageways between  J20 at Lutterworth and...

New showhomes launched at Mansfield purpose-built village

Two showhomes have just been launched at a new purpose-built village to the south of Mansfield. Visitors have been busy exploring the newly unveiled showhomes...

Machete found on Nottingham street

Community Protection officers for Sneinton and St Ann's found a machete on their beat.Just last week, Nottinghamshire Police operated a knife amnesty, where people...

55-year-old woman named after fatal Cotgrave collision

A woman who died following a collision in Cotgrave on Monday 18 March has been named as Diane Bull (nee Teasdale).Officers were called at...

FHP Living appoints new Head of Lettings in West Bridgford

FHP Living aims to bolster its presence outside of the city centre, by appointing a new head of lettings, for West Bridgford.In response to...

Four arrested after stabbing, robberies and assaults in Nottingham

Four people have been arrested following a number of incidents on 19th and 20th March.At around 10.30pm on 19 March a 33-year-old man was...

This is where interactive speed signs will be installed across Nottinghamshire

The County Council has installed 40 interactive speed sign schemes over the past 12 months, aimed at improving safety on Nottinghamshire’s roads.These have been...

Nottingham man jailed for 13 years for sexually abusing a child

A 42-year-old Nottingham man has been jailed for 13 years for sexually abusing a child.Leon Hunt, of Sandringham Road, Nottingham, abused the child over...

Delays to Nottingham trains – trespassers on the line

There are trespassers on the railway line near Langley Mill.East Midlands Trains said at 12:57 pm 21st March:'Emergency services are on their way to...

Plans approved for new Lidl, Costa and retail complex in Nottingham

A new Lidl supermarket, six shops and a Costa Coffee drive-thru will now be built on the site of an old swimming baths, after...

Dance Equation announces holiday courses in West Bridgford and Nottingham

Dance Equation is offering two exciting dance courses in the Easter and Summer holidays for children aged 7 - 14 yrs.Participants will take part...

New student flats to be built near Victoria Centre

New student flats will be built next to a Grade II-listed pub behind the Victoria Centre after plans were approved by councillors.The project will...

Man in court after two women robbed and a woman assaulted

A 26-year-old man is due to appear before magistrates in Mansfield today charged with two robberies and one offence of assault with intent to...

Delays after accident on Wollaton Road near The Nurseryman

There are delays this morning after a collision near to The Nurseryman pub on Wollaton Road.Traffic monitoring website AA Roadwatch reports at 10:06...

New community centre for Mapperley gets the green light

Plans to build a new community centre in Mapperley have been given the go-ahead by planners.The plans, submitted by Nottingham City Homes, include demolishing...

All of these people are missing from Nottinghamshire – can you...

All of these people have been reported missing from their Nottinghamshire homes, can you help police find them? David Atkins, 58Officers are concerned for his safety...

West Bridgford campaigners heading to London for People’s Vote March

Coachloads of campaigners including many from West Bridgford are travelling to London on Saturday ( 23rd March ) to join the People’s Vote March.  More...

Just Journey West Bridgford’s holiday offers of the week

Here are some more fantastic offers from West Bridgford's independent travel agent to brighten up your weekend! 4* All Inclusive Mauritius!4* All Inclusive Mauritius from...

Southwell farmers benefitting from work to help reduce flood risk

A scheme to improve flood defences in Southwell as part of a wider £5m scheme is continuing.Nottinghamshire County Council, the Southwell Flood Forum, Trent...

Scholarship success for Plumtree School pupils

No wonder the Year 6 pupils at Plumtree School are smiling so broadly after achieving such success in their recent entrance examinations for local...

Join Appliance City on Saturday 23rd March for their latest range...

Appliance City are holding a range cooker sale event on Saturday 23rd March in their Bunny showroom.Back by popular demand, there will be live...

Police helicopter and armed officers attend fight near Colwick Park

Nottinghamshire Police deployed a helicopter and armed officers after the dispute was reported to involve a weapon.A spokesperson told us:"We were called following...

Man arrested in connection with a sudden death in Nottingham last...

Nottinghamshire Police have arrested a man in connection with the death of a 51-year-old woman in Hyson Green last year.Police were called to reports...