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City leaders defend Nottingham after German newspaper publishes criticism

When a German magazine chose to do a special feature about how tough life in Britain is, they settled on Nottingham in an attempt...

16-year-old girl reported missing from Nottingham home

Have you seen 16-year-old Jessica Taylor? Officers are concerned for her safety after she was reported missing from the Bestwood area on Thursday (23 May...

Concern for woman reported missing from Nottingham city centre

Have you seen 30-year-old Leanne Pemberton? Officers are concerned for her safety after she was reported missing from the city centre of Nottingham today...
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Notts man jailed for nine years for sexually abusing four-year-old girl

A 22-year-old man has been jailed for nine years after admitting sexually abusing a four-year-old girl and accessing child and bestiality pornography on his...

Rushcliffe schools take part in pupil parliament at Westminster

This week representatives from 27 Rushcliffe schools took part in the second Rushcliffe Learning Alliance Pupil Parliament visit to Westminster.The pupils aged between 6...

Concern for safety of missing 14-year-old Notts boy

Have you seen 14yr old Owen Ashmore? Officers are concerned for his safety after he was reported missing from the Kirkby-in-Ashfield area at around 16:30hrs on...

M1 closed after serious multi-vehicle accident

The M1 has been closed due to a road traffic collision involving a van and three cars. The incident happened on Friday 24 May 2019...

Appeal after elderly women targeted by burglars in Gedling

Officers investigating a burglary in Gedling and an attempted burglary in Carlton are appealing for any witnesses or anyone with any information about the...

Thousands could be missing out on saving £100s on their energy bills

Thousands of UK households are eligible for a discount on their bills this coming winter, but many don’t know they can get this support.The...
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Trams and buses ready for Cricket World Cup at Trent Bridge

Cricket fever is building in Nottingham and the city’s tram network has plans in place to make sure fans are able to soak up...

MMR vaccination call after high numbers of measles cases

Public Health England (PHE) is calling for all parents to get their children vaccinated against measles, mumps and rubella (MMR) when the vaccine is...

More than 500 homes without power in Cotgrave area

A power outage is affecting 532 homes in the Stragglethorpe and Cotgrave area, says Western Power Distribution.The electricity supplier expects service to resume by...
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Police increase patrols in Nottingham after property hit by gunfire

Police are continuing to work round the clock and are pursuing a number of lines of enquiry following a firearm discharge in Bestwood Park...

Flash mob surprise for travellers at East Midlands Airport

Travellers were stopped in their tracks when a huge flash-mob choir emerged on Friday 17th and Sunday 19th May at East Midlands Airport.Local...

Images of released of Ollerton roundabout redesign proposals

Initial images have been released for the new Ollerton Roundabout redesign.The plans have been provisionally approved, but the project is still a way off,...
Bus named after award-winning Nottingham nurse

Bus named after award-winning Nottingham nurse

A Nottingham mum who has worked at Nottingham City Hospital for over 20 years had a NCT bus named after her today, after winning...
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Two Nottingham men jailed after killing their friend with dangerous driving

Two Nottingham men have today been jailed for five years each for causing their friend's death by dangerous driving whilst riding motorbikes at over...
Rufford Abbey Frozen

Summer starts at Rufford Abbey with Frozen outdoor cinema

Rufford Abbey Country park is letting it go with a screening of Disney’s Frozen this June. The eight meter LED daytime screen will allow...

Officers continue to investigate after woman is injured following Notts incident

Officers are continuing to investigate the circumstances after a woman sustained head injuries following an incident in Blidworth yesterday (Wednesday 22 May 2019).Police said:...

WIN tickets to the 40th Anniversary fan park celebrations at The City Ground.

West Bridgford Wire has teamed up with Nottingham Forest FC to offer prize tickets to the 40th anniversary fan park celebrations taking place at...

Bank Holiday Specials from West Bridgford’s Just Journey

West Bridgford's independent travel agent, Just Journey brings together their offers for the Bank Holiday. 7 Nights Maldives paradise FULL BOARD:  £997 per person!For...

Work begins on new Nottingham council houses

Construction has started on 20 new council houses, which will provide new homes for local families in Top Valley.Nottingham City Homes (NCH) and contractor...

Three arrests after CCTV operators see boys with knives fighting in Nottingham

Three boys have been arrested after CCTV operators reported a group of people fighting in the street.Some of the people were seen to be...

300 new secondary school places at Carlton Academy

A multi-million pound extension to Carlton Academy providing 300 new secondary school places has been approved.It will help take the extra pressure for school...

Concern for safety of missing Nottingham man

Have you seen 43-year-old Stefan Martin? Police officers are concerned for his safety after he was reported missing from the Bulwell area on Wednesday (22 May...

West Bridgford home-based tattoo studio gets five-stars for hygiene

A home tattoo parlour has become the latest outlet to achieve a five-star hygiene rating after showcasing excellent standards across its studio.Fuzzy Panda on...

Investigation launched after gun shots heard in Bestwood Park

Police are investigating after responding to reports of a firearm discharge in Bestwood Park during the early hours of this morning (Thursday 23 May...

27 Notts motorists stopped for offences by joint police and fire safety initiative

This week staff from both Nottinghamshire Police and Nottinghamshire Fire Rescue Service have been working together to educate drivers on how to stay safe...

Fire at Attenborough causing severe Nottingham and Derby rail disruption

There is a fire next to the track at Attenborough which is disrupting trains on the London St Pancras/Nottingham, Nottingham - Derby - Matlock...

Man arrested after double-stabbing in Nottingham

An 18-year-old man has been arrested today in connection with a stabbing in April this year. Police are also looking for two women to...

New chairman for Nottinghamshire County Council

Cricket fan Councillor Kevin Rostance has started a new innings, as Chairman of Nottinghamshire County Council!Kevin was unanimously elected to the position by fellow...

Unpopular solar-powered waste bins in Nottingham scrapped

The solar-powered ‘belly bins’ throughout the city centre are set to be replaced with dozens of new stainless steel bins.The move, which will be...

Nottinghamshire project to protect native white-clawed crayfish

An Environment Agency partnership project to conserve native white-clawed crayfish in Nottinghamshire is now in its third year.The Signal Crayfish Control Project, led by...

Nottingham Treatment Centre ruling is ‘a victory for everyone’ says UNISON

A High Court decision giving the go-ahead for Nottingham Treatment Centre to ‘return home’ to the NHS is great news for staff and patients...

Pedestrian in hospital with head injuries after serious collision on Mansfield Road

Nottinghamshire Police say that they are in attendance after reports of a collision involving a woman and a vehicle in Mansfield Road, Blidworth.A spokesperson...

A60 blocked near Ravenshead after road accident

Delays on A60 Mansfield Road after a collision.AA Roadwatch reports: 12:30 pm 22 May'Road blocked and queueing traffic due to accident on A60...

Nottingham-based fitness app sees increase in exports and £1.5m project across Asia

With health and wellbeing taking centre stage around the world, digital health technologies and fitness apps are multiplying. Nottingham-based Boditrax, a body composition software...

Cripps Health Centre wins design award for Nottingham architects

Nottingham-based CPMG Architects has won another award for the Cripps Health Centre at the LABC East Midlands Building Excellence Awards 2019.The University of Nottingham’s...

Two Nottingham primary schools improve Ofsted standard to ‘Good’

Two Nottingham primary schools are celebrating after improving standards so that Ofsted now judges them ‘Good’ again.Both Cantrell Primary in Bulwell and Seely Primary...

Check your area: Map of all Nottinghamshire recorded crime in March 2019: Type, location...

9,741 crimes were recorded in the Nottinghamshire Police area in March 2019, the most recent available data. See map, zoom to street level and...

Re-appeal in search for Nottingham man missing since Monday

Have you seen 26-year-old Ricky? Officers are concerned for his safety after he was reported missing from the Carrington area on Monday (20 May...

Notts Police custody scrutiny team celebrate national award

Nottinghamshire Police and Crime Commissioner Paddy Tipping today praised the dedicated volunteers responsible for maintaining high standards of custody provision across the force after...

Wanted: Super Hospice Heroes to tackle Giant Inflatable Obstacle Course

KAPOW!, an exciting new inflatable obstacle course, is coming to Markeaton Park on Sunday 1 September, all to raise money for local hospice Treetops.The...

Government confirms ban on plastic straws, stirrers, and cotton buds

Environment Secretary Michael Gove has today confirmed a ban on plastic straws, drinks stirrers, and plastic stemmed cotton buds in England, following overwhelming public...

Arrests in Nottingham on alleged human trafficking and drugs offences

Two people were arrested by Nottinghamshire Police during a national week of intensification on County Lines investigations.A 19-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of...

Court rules Rushcliffe CCG can award Treatment Centre contract to NUH

Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust (NUH) has been awarded the contract to run the Nottingham NHS Treatment Centre at QMC following a court ruling...

WIN: FOUR tickets to Nottingham Gin Festival

The gin society is coming to Nottingham and we have 4 tickets, including free G&T, to give away for the Friday session!

Deputy city council leader praises Extinction Rebellion and ‘wants to work with them’ in...

The deputy leader of Nottingham City Council has heaped praise on the Extinction Rebellion protestors, who blocked roads last month in protest at what...

Sherwood Forest Visitor Centre wins two construction awards

Sherwood Forest Visitor Centre has picked up two regional RICS East Midlands Awards, adding to a successful start to May for Woodhead Group.The centre...

Evans Cycles opens brand new store in Shirebrook

Evans Cycles, the specialist bike shop, has today announced that they will be celebrating the launch of a brand new store in Shirebrook on...