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

Get your own radio show on BBC Radio Nottingham

BBC Radio Nottingham’s ‘New Voices’ is an extraordinary opportunity for someone from Nottinghamshire to get their very own radio show on BBC Radio Nottingham. They...

Traffic officers help a swan on the M1 find safety

Highways England traffic officers rescued a swan from the M1 at J25.A spokesperson said:'Traffic officers have stopped and assisted a swan in need...

Nottingham murder: Five warrants executed across Notts as investigation continues

Police executed five warrants yesterday (Friday 20 September 2019) as they continue to investigate the murder of a man in Nottingham city centre.The warrants...

Yellow warning for thundery showers issued for Nottingham

The Met Office has issued a yellow warning for rain.The warning states:The warning period is for all of Sunday 22nd September.'Scattered thundery showers will...

Man due in court over Rushcliffe distraction burglaries

A man is due to appear in court charged in connection with distraction burglaries in Gotham and East Leake.Dean Collins, 42, of Abbotsford Drive,...

Extra police patrols to address knife crime in Nottinghamshire

Operation Sceptre activity has been ongoing in and around Sutton-in-Ashfield this week and will continue over the weekend.Throughout the week officers have been conducting...

National Youth Orchestra and The Nottingham Emmanuel School join together...

The Nottingham Emmanuel School in West Bridgford were hosts to a visit by the National Youth Orchestra (NYO) on their tour to bring inspirational...

Nottingham College staff to walk out again on Monday

Members of the University and College Union (UCU) at Nottingham College will begin a three-day walkout on Monday (23 September) as strikes at the...

Police make home visits to knife crime risk register addresses in...

Police made visits to the homes of three individuals "at risk" of becoming involved in knife crime today.They had been placed on...

Birds Bakery to open new shop in Lister Gate Nottingham

Bakery business Birds will open in the former H Samuel store.Birds the Bakers has a proud history and has become a household name...

Man dies after collision with bus in Nottingham city centre

A man has died following reports of a serious collision on Wednesday afternoon.Nottinghamshire Police was called to Upper Parliament Street at around 2pm on...

Two men given five-year ban on keeping dogs for badger baiting...

Two men have been given a five-year ban on keeping dogs after they pleaded guilty to offences relating to badger baiting in a Nottinghamshire...

All-party agreement on Rushcliffe Borough Council climate change plans

Rushcliffe Borough Council unanimously passed a motion last night (September 19) to further tackle climate change as an organisation.Members from across the chamber...

City Council non-essential spending freeze as deficit approaches £9m

Funding on non-essential items has been halted and a recruitment freeze has been imposed at Nottingham City Council as it struggles to claw back...

Arrest after 100 cannabis plants found in former Nottingham pub

Police have arrested a man and discovered a cannabis grow after attending a former Nottingham pub this morning (Friday 20 September 2019).Officers entered the...

Pictures & Video: Hundreds join Climate Strike protest in Nottingham

Thousands of activists gathered in Old Market Square today for a global climate crisis protest.The movement is inspired by Swedish schoolgirl and climate...

Lady Bay: 19 roads will close for flood defence gully cleansing...

The roads will part-close to allow the operation to take place.From 09.00 hours on Monday 23rd September 2019 until 15.00 hours on Friday 27th...

Nottingham disturbance leads to large cannabis grow discovery

Police discovered a cannabis grow after responding to reports of a disturbance at a property in Bestwood Park on Wednesday (18 September 2019).Officers were...

Breaking: Two arrests in Nottingham murder investigation

Police have arrested two more people in connection with the murder of a man in Nottingham city centre.A 44-year-old man and a 23-year-old woman...

Earth Strike mass cycle protest slows Nottingham city traffic

Traffic was delayed this morning as protesters took to the city streets cycling slowly in support of Earth Strikes.Extinction Rebellion Nottingham said:'XR Nottingham...

Rushcliffe Labour Group get agreement on Council climate change actions

At this evening’s Rushcliffe Borough Council Full Council Meeting, a motion put forward by Cllr. Jen Walker of the recently formed Labour Group committing...

A52 West Bridgford multi-vehicle accident severe delays

The road is closed ( 7 pm ) while recovery takes place. AA Roadwatch reports:'Road closed and queueing traffic due to multi-vehicle accident on...

Shocking pictures show people next to stags at Wollaton Park during...

These pictures taken in 2018 by The Wire show members of the public surrounding stags during the rutting season at Wollaton Hall and Deer...

Cycle theft from outside West Bridgford’s Co-op

Police are appealing for information after another cycle theft from West Bridgford Co-op.Police said:Do you know this male? Police would like to speak to...

Nottingham serious sexual assault featured on BBC’s Crimewatch Live

A detective investigating a serious sexual assault in Nottingham has issued a fresh appeal for information on BBC One’s Crimewatch Roadshow Live.Detective Inspector Kylie...

Police celebrate the work of Black Policing Association members in Notts

Officers, staff and partners celebrated the 20th anniversary of the force’s Black Policing Association (BPA) last weekend as the force looks to increase the...

New ‘American’ live music bar – with 50 bourbons opens...

Plans have been unveiled to launch a new live music bar in Nottingham that will include a menu boasting over 50 bourbons and so...

Two injured after M1 J26 multi-vehicle collision

Nottinghamshire Police was called to reports of a road traffic collision on the M1 just before 4.20pm yesterday (Wednesday 18 September 2019) involving three...

Police search for concealed weapons in Carlton recreation ground

Officers used metal detectors to search the undergrowth for concealed weapons as part of an ongoing operation to keep communities safe.Weapons sweeps are carried...

Over 1,500 properties without power in Keyworth and other NG12 areas

Western Power Distribution confirm an outage in the NG12 postcode area.Western Power Distribution said:'There is currently a power cut in Keyworth NG12 and...

Two climate protests on Friday to cause rush hour delays in...

Police have been made aware that two peaceful protests are planned to take place in Nottingham city centre on Friday morning (20 September 2019).Extinction...

Nottingham Rugby launches Archie’s Army children’s club

This is your chance to become part of Archie’s exclusive club, Archie’s Army!Archie’s Army is a FREE annual membership for children aged 0-16 which...

Busy night for fire service includes skip fire in Ruddington

Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service dealt with a skip fire off Brookside Road.This is how the night ( 19th/20th September ) played out for...

Appeal after alleged fly-tipper caught on camera in Gotham

Rushcliffe Borough Council is appealing to members of the public for help to identify individuals involved in an alleged fly-tipping incident in Gotham.Two...

12-year-old boy charged after Hyson Green stabbing

A 12-year-old boy is due to appear in court charged in connection with an incident in a Hyson Green park.The boy, who can't be...

Three weapons found in police ‘public spaces’ sweep of Clifton, Sneinton,...

Officers found a kitchen knife, a DIY knife and a saw during a weapons sweep in the City South Neighbourhood Policing area yesterday (Tuesday...

Councillors welcome new primary school for East Leake

The Conservative County Councillors for Leake & Ruddington division, Reg Adair and Andrew Brown, have welcomed the decision taken by Nottinghamshire County Council’s Policy...

The Meadows stabbing: 17-year-old arrested and in custody

Police have arrested a teenager in connection with a stabbing in The Meadows.Officers were called to Sweet Leys Lane at around 4.30pm on Monday...

Multi-vehicle accident – two injured – 5 mile tailbacks – M1...

Officers from Nottinghamshire Police are responding to reports of a collision at junction 26 of the M1 southbound just before 4.20pm today (Wednesday 18...

Man, 51, dies after accident on A610

A 51-year-old man has died following a serious collision in the A610 near Eastwood this morning (Wednesday 18 September 2019).Nottinghamshire Police was called just...

Nottingham accident: Over 40 Nottingham bus routes affected by city incident

Nottingham City Transport have published details of expected delays.There are severe delays on all services due to an accident in the City...

Nottingham accident: Man seriously injured after collision with a bus

Police confirm that the road accident on Upper Parliament street was a 'serious collision involving a man and a bus.'A man has been taken...

Breaking: Man seriously injured in Nottingham city centre accident

Officers have been called to a serious collision in Upper Parliament Street.Officers are at the scene of the incident and are working with the...

Nottingham’s second largest business to close 22 sites

Nottinghamshire car dealership chain Pendragon, based in Annensley is to close 22 of its sites with the loss of 300 jobs.The business announced in...

Rushcliffe Police Inspector updates the community

Rushcliffe Neighbourhood Policing Inspector Craig Berry updates Rushcliffe residents - 486 crimes were recorded in August.'The Rushcliffe schools and early intervention officer has been...

A1 southbound closed near Markham – excavator fallen from vehicle...

Nottinghamshire Police was called to the A1 southbound near Markham (Priestgate Bridge) at around 11:40am on Wednesday 18 September 2019 following reports of an...

Brian Clough: Forest fans encouraged to join day of celebration on...

Nottingham Forest is encouraging supporters to join in with a day of celebration this Saturday to remember the club’s greatest ever manager, Brian Clough.Friday...

Nottingham man charged with firearms and drug offences

A man is due to appear at Nottingham Magistrates’ Court today (Wednesday 18 September 2019) charged with firearms and drug offences after he was...

SAVED! Grade II listing awarded to Edwalton’s Old Post Office

Historic England has awarded an emergency Grade II listing status to the 17th Century building planned for demolition.An application for the emergency listing...

200 Degrees to open new coffee shop at McArthurGlen at J28...

Speciality coffee roaster 200 Degrees will be opening a new coffee shop in the popular East Midlands Designer Outlet located at Junction 28 of...