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Increased police patrols in Nottingham after shooting

Three men arrested in connection with a shooting in Top Valley have been released on bail pending further enquiries.The men, aged 21, 21 and...

Warning to shops after staff mobile stolen in Rushcliffe distraction theft

Police have issued a warning to shop staff in Rushcliffe after a phone was stolen.Police explained:'A recent report has been made to Police where...

Police concerned about missing Nottingham 14-year-old girl

Have you seen Alex Scott 14-year-old? Officers are concerned for her safety after she was reported missing from the Sherwood area at around midnight on Wednesday 17th...

CCTV: Men wanted after serious assault in Nottingham city centre

Police would like to speak to these men (pictured) in connection with a serious assault that happened on Sunday 14 July 2019 at around...

Updated: Accident causing delays on A52 at Wheatcroft Island West Bridgford

An accident is causing delays on the A52 - A606 Melton Road.Updated 4 pmAll restrictions have been lifted around 15:15 leaving a slight...

CCTV Appeal after jewellery stolen in Cotgrave burglary

Police want to speak to this man in connection with a burglary at an address in Thurman Drive, Cotgrave.A quantity of jewellery was taken...

Top 5 holiday destinations from East Midlands Airport revealed

East Midlands Airport (EMA) is gearing up for peak summer as schools across the region break up for the holidays.Approximately 900,000 passengers are expected...

Nottingham has the highest number of organ donors in the UK,...

New figures reveal there were 48 lifesaving deceased organ donors at Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust (NUH) last year, helping the UK reach its...

Nottingham man due in court on drug dealing and money laundering...

A 40-year-old man is due in court today charged with drug dealing and money laundering offences.Nicholas Fogo, of Reigate Road, New Basford, was arrested...

Derby County v Forest kick-off times changed for 2019-20

Nottingham Forest’s East Midlands derby clashes against Derby County in the 2019-20 season will both kick-off at 1pm.Both fixtures have been brought forward to...

Nottingham shooting: Three men arrested after man shot in leg

Three men have been arrested in connection with a shooting in Top Valley last night (Wednesday 17 July 2019).The men, aged 21, 21 and...

Council and disabled veteran resolve cycle path barrier complaint

After taking part in a protest against the new barriers organised by Pedals, Nottingham Cycle Campaign, military veteran Michael Metcalfe complained to Rushcliffe Borough...

Lady Bay Open Gardens raised £7,000 for community fund

This year’s Lady Bay Open Gardens held on 6 and 7 July was a resounding success with over 1,100 paying adults plus hundreds of...

West Bridgford’s Alford Road crossing opens to keep residents safe

The newly installed pedestrian crossing on Alford Road is now open.Cllr Wheeler told the Wire he has already received positive feedback on the crossing.“It...

Investigation launched after man shot in the leg in Nottingham

Police are investigating following reports of gunshots in a Top Valley street.A man was seen falling to the floor after two loud noises were...

Appeal after three men break into Tesco in Nottingham and steal...

Police are appealing for witnesses and information after three men broke into the Tesco Extra store in Top Valley before stealing a large quantity...

Updated: Trams, buses and traffic affected by University Boulevard closure

A serious collision between a man and a vehicle closes University Boulevard in Nottingham.5:07 pmUniversity Boulevard has now fully re-opened following an eralier...

Man seriously injured in city road collision outside university

A man has been taken to hospital with serious injuries after the incident. Emergency services are currently at the scene of a collision involving...

Police offer reward for arrest of Notts man wanted for multiple...

Nottinghamshire Police is offering a reward of up to £1,500 for information leading to the arrest of wanted man Klayton Smith.Smith, 26, currently of...

Nottingham has 68 parks and open spaces with Green Flag accreditation

Three more Nottingham parks have gained Green Flag Awards this year, bringing the total in the city with the nationally-recognised standard to 68 -...

Warning after cars broken into at Holme Pierrepont

Police report that the vehicles were broken into overnight on 16th - 17th July.A spokesperson said:'Two vehicles were broken into on Holme Road...

Hospital receptionist to abseil 100ft down Queen’s Medical Centre

A hospital receptionist is set to abseil almost 100ft down the side of the Queen's Medical Centre to raise money for Nottingham Hospitals Charity. Samantha...

Lutterell Hall: Council leader ‘You have my 100% commitment that we...

Councillor Simon Robinson, Leader of Rushcliffe Borough Council talks about Lutterell Hall and the position as it stands.Cllr Robinson said today in his...

Match report: Olympiacos 3-0 Forest

Three first-half goals saw Nottingham Forest fall to defeat in their pre-season friendly against Olympiacos this evening.A difficult start saw the home side race...

Pictures: Inside Edwalton’s £10 million new luxury home – Hermitage

Hermitage is possibly one of the most impressive homes ever built in the United Kingdom.Located in Edwalton which was recently voted in the top...

Video: Nottingham Beach and Playa Day Club 2019

Nottingham Beach and Playa Day Club well underway on a sunny summers day in the city.Old Market Square Saturday 13 July – Sunday 1...

East Midlands Ambulance Service rated ‘Good’ by Care Quality Commission

East Midlands Ambulance Service (EMAS) has been rated as ‘Good’ overall by the Care Quality Commission (CQC), and ‘Outstanding’ for caring. These latest inspection results...

Free bike security marking session at Rushcliffe Arena

Rushcliffe Borough Council’s Community Safety team and Nottinghamshire Police will host the session at the centre on Rugby Road in West Bridgford on Saturday...

Police arrest pair over East Leake car key burglary

Police arrested a man and a woman in connection with a car key burglary in East Leake after stopping a car in Nottingham city...

Pictures: Look inside new Robin Hood escape rooms in Nottingham

A brand-new Robin Hood themed escape room has been officially opened by the Sheriff of Nottingham, Cllr Patience Ifediora, and Robin Hood, local tour...

Teenager jailed for knifepoint robberies in Nottingham

A teenager has been jailed for a total of six-and-a-half years after pleading guilty to three robberies in Aspley.Charles Wenego, 18, of Percy Street, Nottingham,...

Forest reveal away kit for 2019-20 season

Nottingham Forest reveal the club's away kit for the 2019-20 season which will be available to purchase from Friday 19th July.Designed and manufactured by...

Woman, 44, reported missing from Sherwood Rise

Have you seen 44-year-old Kate Sandby? Officers are concerned for her safety after she was reported missing from the Sherwood Rise area at around...

Concern for the safety of a missing Nottingham man

Have you seen 54-year-old Martin Patten? Officers are concerned for his safety after he was reported missing from the Bestwood area on Tuesday (16 July...

Nottingham’s Rainbow Road officially opened

A Rainbow Road has been created in Nottingham city centre to mark this year’s Nottinghamshire Pride celebrations.Four parts of Broad Street have been painted...

Council approves new school for Edwalton

At the Planning Committee held today at Nottinghamshire County Council, members agreed to grant permission for the new Primary School and Nursery at Sharphill.The...

Mansfield has one of the highest smoking prevalence figures in Great...

Nottinghamshire has the highest smoking prevalence in the country by constituency, and the lowest. A gap of nearly 20% separates Rushcliffe and Mansfield.Equally, Nottingham...

Rushcliffe constituency has lowest smoking prevalence in Great Britain

Rushcliffe has the lowest smoking levels of any Parliamentary constituency in Great Britain according to new analysis by Philip Morris Limited (PML).Kenneth Clarke MP’s...

Motorist suffers facial injuries in Notts collision – police appeal for...

A driver has suffered facial injuries after a two-car crash in Sutton-in-Ashfield.It is believed the driver of the other vehicle fled the scene of the incident...

Nottingham Trent University recognised as one of the ‘greenest’ universities in...

Nottingham Trent University (NTU) has once again been recognised as one of the most sustainable universities in the UK by the highly regarded People...

New £140,000 play area for Mapperley underway

Works on a new £140,000 park and play area on Haywood Road, Mapperley will start this week.The park will be closed from Monday 15...

Free water safety event at the River Trent in West Bridgford...

With children about to start their summer holidays and hopefully temperatures rising throughout August, being safe around water is vital.The Nottinghamshire Water Safety Partnership...

Pictures: Inside newly opened Edwalton showhome The Hall

The doors to a new showhome have been opened at a housing development in Edwalton.The Mayor of Rushcliffe, Christine Jeffreys, helped Bellway to unveil...

Police seek help to trace car after pedestrian dies in collision

A woman who died after she was hit by a car while walking home in Langley Mill yesterday morning has been named.Tracy Quimby, aged...

Man, 70, dies in hospital after collision on A614 in Nottinghamshire

Police crash investigators have confirmed that a 70-year old man has died following a collision on the A614 at Oxton earlier today (Monday 15...

West Bridgford Junior School teacher to retire after 25 years –...

After inspiring the children of West Bridgford Junior School for nearly 25 years, Lesley Blackburn has decided to retire.Having had such a huge...

Notts school children get day off to mark VE Day in...

Children in Nottinghamshire will get a day off to mark the 75th anniversary of the end of Second World War in Europe.Last month,...

Man dies after Nottinghamshire collision on A60

Police have confirmed that a man has died following a crash involving a car and a tractor on the A60 at Papplewick.It happened at...

Nottingham reveals St George’s flag to celebrate Cricket World Cup win

A huge St George’s flag has been unfurled on Nottingham’s Council House today to celebrate England’s historic win in the ICC Cricket World Cup...

Pay rise for Nottinghamshire foster carers in council’s recruitment drive

Plans aimed at attracting new foster carers and retaining current carers have been approved at Children and Young People’s Committee today (Monday, 15 July).The...
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