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

Councils warned about increases in community tension over Brexit

Local councils are being warned to brace for an increase in community tension and localised ‘trigger events’ as the UK leaves the EU.In the...

Woman who repeatedly called 999 is prosecuted and sentenced

A woman who made repeated nuisance calls to 999 has been found guilty of offences under the Communications Act 2003.Kerry Brown, from Northampton, rang...

Clifton man charged with possession of a bladed weapon

An 18-year-old man has been charged with possession of a bladed article following a report of two men being chased by a group of...

Man charged with Lenton and Beeston burglaries

A 52-year-old man has appeared in court charged with two counts of burglary and one count of burglary with intent.Gary Reid, of Swallow Croft,...

New education hub officially opens in WestBridgford

Explore Learning has opened the doors of its latest centre in Central Avenue, West Bridgford, bringing with it an educational hub for families in...

City health campaign urges pregnant women to quit smoking

Pregnant women who smoke are being encouraged to give up cigarettes for a healthier pregnancy as part of a new campaign.‘Love Bump’ will run...

Nottingham financial business moves to West Bridgford

Nottingham holistic wealth planning company, Balance: Wealth Planning Limited has moved to The Point in West Bridgford.The team of award-winning financial planners moved into...

Nottingham in top ten for acting against revenge evictions, says report

Private renters in Nottingham are among the best protected from so-called revenge evictions, according to a report by the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health.Nottingham...

Ockbrook School inspires future physicists at Sir Isaac Newton’s home

The National Trust Property tells the story of Newton's time at Woolsthorpe, with an abundance of hands-on interactive science fun. Now, thanks to students...

Southwell Racecourse installs state-of-the-art floodlighting

When the new lights are turned on at Southwell Racecourse this Saturday, it will not only usher in a new era of floodlit racing...

Boutique Events Collective Festival at Wollaton Park!

The East Midlands lays claim to some of the most incredible festivals and events in the UK, Splendour and Download to name drop but...

Notts Police custody – Leadership lacking and many areas below standards,...

A report by the HMICRS ( Her Majesty's Inspectorate of Constabulary and Fire & Rescue Services criticises Nottinghamshire Police's handling of detention in its...

New custody suite planned for Nottinghamshire Police

Nottinghamshire Police Chief Constable Guildford and Police Commissioner Paddy Tipping  inspect the site where the force’s new custody suite will be built.Plans to...

Robin Hood statue to get repair and improvements ahead of castle...

The iconic statue of Nottingham’s legendary outlaw is to be repaired and improved so that it remains a fitting focal point for visitors outside...

Clifton primary school achieves ‘Good’ rating from Ofsted

A Nottingham primary school has been praised for making ‘significant improvements’.Dovecote Primary was twice rated as 'Requiring Improvement' when visited by Ofsted inspectors in...

Nottingham Hospitals volunteer celebrates her 90th birthday

A volunteer at Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust (NUH) is celebrating her 90th birthday today.Wendy Russell has become a much-loved and familiar face at...

Appeal for witnesses after fatal collision on the M1

Police officers investigating a fatal collision on the northbound M1 are appealing for witnesses.The incident happened around 12.30pm on Friday, 22nd March between junctions...

West Bridgford digital marketing agency heads to the city after expansion

West Bridgford-based Web Development and Digital Marketing agency webdna has announced that it is leaving Welbeck House after 5 years.They are moving to new...

Turtle Bay brings a taste of Caribbean traditions to Nottingham this...

The Caribbean restaurant and bar has launched an exclusive new cocktail that will tickle your taste buds and blow any diet out of the...

Southwell fire station crew availability lowest in Notts

Southwell fire station is out of action more than half of the time due to lack a of staff – and the demographic of...

Specialist designers for new Nottingham central library project

Nottingham City Council is to seek an architect and lead design team with specialist experience of designing public libraries for its proposed new Central...

Plans for seven storey office block in Nottingham’s southside submitted

A planning application for a new seven storey, Grade A office block in the Southside area of Nottingham city centre has been submitted.The initial...

Armed police respond to armed robbery in Sneinton

Detectives are appealing for information after a robbery at a convenience store in Sneinton.The shop worker was threatened by a man with an unknown weapon...

Lorry and police car collide causing M1 delays

A lorry and a police car were involved in a collision this morning. Two lanes of the M1 near Mansfield were closed for a...

Review after increase in fatal fire incidents across Nottinghamshire

A comprehensive review into a rise in the number of fatal fires in Nottinghamshire has pledged to increase the number of home visits paid...

New Edwalton development ready to open to visitors

A new housing development being built on the site of an old farmhouse in Edwalton is set to open its doors to visitors.Bellway is...

A thousand Nottingham campaigners joined Put it to the People march

More than a thousand campaigners from Nottingham travelled to London on Saturday 23rd March, to join a mass demonstration to demand a People’s Vote...

Arrest and knives recovered after group of men chase man

An 18-year-old man has been arrested following a report of two men being chased by a group of men in Mansfield.Officers were quickly on...

Severe delays on M1 southbound after lorry fire

There are tailbacks on the M1 southbound after a lorry caught fire this morning.Traffic site AA Roadwatch reports :'Two lanes closed and long...

Tram fares increase – 12 month adult season tickets up by...

Nottingham tram fares will all increase on 31st March 2019.Full details of the changes are as follows:NET three Month Adult Season Ticket increased...

Nottingham’s International Market returns for Spring

There will be a great selection of arts, crafts and unique gifts and shoppers can explore a unique range of jewellery, clothing, Fair Trade...

Nottingham area mobile speed camera locations w/c 25th March

Here are this week's locations, plus all ANPR, bus lane, fixed and average speed camera locations in Nottingham.Week commencing 25th March 2019 Nottingham Rd/Portland...

Attempted car theft near East Leake play area

Nottinghamshire Police is appealing for information and witnesses following an attempted robbery in East Leake.The incident happened around 10pm on Thursday 21 March 2019...

Cannabis and machete discovered after Cotgrave incident

A man has been arrested after officers responded to a report of an affray involving a group of men in Orchard Close, Cotgrave, at...

Rail: Nottingham – London route reopens but with cancellations and delays

Three out of the four lines between St Albans and London St Pancras International have now reopened.All lines were closed earlier today following damage...

Man recalled to prison after gas attack on Southwell Post Office

A man has been recalled to prison having been arrested in connection with a number of burglaries and thefts in Nottinghamshire including a gas...

Nottingham Forest’s Jack Colback supports fundraising to bring baby Argyle home

Nottingham Forest player Jack Colback and his wife Jo visit baby Argyle in hospital,  Argyle's mum Charlotte, from Ruddington - tells the story here.'The...

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...