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Nottingham man charged with modern slavery offences

A 35-year-old man has appeared at Remand Court charged with modern slavery offences.Elvis Scriparu, 35 of Falcon Grove in New Basford has been charged with arranging or facilitating travel of another person with a view...

Man wanted in connection with domestic violence offences

Police are appealing for help from the public in their search for a man on suspicion of offences related to domestic violence.Nottinghamshire Police have issued an image of a man they are keen to...

NHS COVID-19 App launches today in England and Wales

NHS COVID-19 App - People across England and Wales are being urged to download the NHS COVID-19 app to help control the spread of coronavirus and protect themselves and their loved ones as case numbers...

Mansfield man’s death caused by accidental fire, inquest hears

The cause of a house fire which claimed the life of a 76-year old man in Mansfield last December was accidental, a Coroner has ruled.Michael Colin Edward Chapman was taken to hospital following the fire...

Coronavirus: Latest list of mobile testing units across Nottinghamshire next week

Mobile testing units (MTUs) are located across Nottingham and Nottinghamshire at temporary locations to help increase access to coronavirus testing.If you have symptoms of coronavirus including a high temperature, a new continuous cough or a...

Nottinghamshire YMCA running safe holiday camps for children every school holiday

Local charity Nottinghamshire YMCA will be running two holiday camps for children during the October 2020 half-term.The programme relaunch comes after several significant updates, making it a safe space for children to interact without fear...

Nottingham’s £650m Island Quarter granted planning approval for first phase

Nottingham's biggest regeneration scheme for decades will begin in earnest in the coming weeks following the granting of planning approval for the first phase of The Island Quarter.The plans for Canal Turn today (23 September)...

National Justice Museum highly commended in national awards

The National Justice Museum has been highly commended in the Learning Programme of the Year category at this year’s national Museums and Heritage Awards. Presented at an online ceremony on Tuesday 22 September 2020, the commendation...

23 September: Coronavirus update – 37 deaths and 6,178 cases recorded in last 24 hours

23 September: Coronavirus updateNotes from Public Health England'Daily reported COVID deaths are now measured across the UK as deaths that occurred within 28 days of the first laboratory-confirmed positive COVID test.We have not received the...

M1 southbound entry slip closed for accident recovery work

The incident is at J30 on the M1 southbound.https://twitter.com/HighwaysEMIDS/status/1308785179134226432Highways England said at 3 pm:'M1 J30 Southbound - Recovery and barrier repair teams are now at scene. We are unable to give an estimated time...

23 September: Coronavirus: 69 new cases in Notts – 31 of them in Nottingham city

The latest situation on numbers of cases by Nottinghamshire local authority area.Nottinghamshire has recorded 69 more cases in the 24 hours to according to the latest Public Health England figures:Figures below by area -...

Nottinghamshire Police arrest man in connection with serious drug offences in Poland

Officers from Nottinghamshire Police's Foreign National Offender team have arrested a man on suspicion drugs supply offences in Poland.Having received the European Arrest Warrant issued by the Polish authorities, the team detained a 40-year-old man...

Police recover hatchet and sword after attending Nottingham street fight

Police arrested two suspects and recovered a hatchet and a sword after swiftly responding to a report of a street fight in Forest Town.It was reported that people armed with weapons were fighting in Yew...

Updated: More Nottinghamshire schools confirm coronavirus cases

Over 30 schools across Nottinghamshire have confirmed coronavirus cases.Chetwynd Primary Academy in TotonOur Lady of Perpetual Succour Catholic Primary School in BulwellSt Peter's Ruddington Chetwynd Primary Academy,  TotonGlade Hill PrimaryPortland Spencer AcademyRushcliffe School in West...

Updated – Nottingham fire: 200 tons of waste still on fire

A fire involving approximately 200 tons of waste at a disposal facility in Nottingham is still on fire.Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service said at 4:33 pm 23 September:'We still have crews working hard to extinguish...

Man jailed after ‘vicious assault’ in a Nottingham flat

A man fractured a woman’s eye socket and nose during a vicious assault inside a Nottingham flat.Anton Scott, 20, threw a television remote control at the victim, which hit her under her eye, before punching...

Man sentenced after drugs found at his Nottingham home

Nottingham man has been sentenced after a quantity of drugs estimated to be worth hundreds of pounds was found by officers at his home.Charlie Whitehead, was charged with possession with intent to supply cannabis, cocaine...

Paddy Tipping: ‘Police forces need £300 million extra to police new coronavirus rules’

Comment from Nottinghamshire’s Police and Crime Commissioner Paddy Tipping following the Prime Minister’s statement to Parliament today.“These new and necessary restrictions are a stark reminder to us all that we must all play our part...

Two arrests after ‘spate of egg-throwing’ in Wilford Lane

Police arrested two juveniles.Police said:'Recent spate of egg throwing occurred along the River Trent and Wilford Lane''Meadows and West Bridgford neighbourhood teams enquiries have led to the arrest of two juveniles.'Both...

City Council uses reserves to plug £38m funding gap because of ‘failed Government promises’

Nottingham City Council has been forced to use reserves to fund a £38m shortfall after the Government failed to meet its promise to cover the costs of Covid.The city council says it has had to...

Breaking news – Video: Major fire breaks out near West Bridgford

The fire is thought to be at a premises on Poulton Drive near Lady Bay Bridge.Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service issued the update at 7:30 pm 22 September.A spokesperson said:'We are in attendance at...

Nottingham businesses urged to display new QR codes for NHS Test and Trace app

Hospitality and leisure businesses across Nottingham are being encouraged to download new QR codes for their venues in advance of the launch of the NHS Test and Trace app later this week.On what Nottingham City...

Coronavirus case increases in ‘every Nottingham City ward’ warns Public Health Director

The head of public health in Nottingham has said there are now positive cases of COVID in every ward of the city, as the number of cases continue grow.Pressure on the health system is...

Video: High speed pursuit through Nottingham city leads to arrest

Nottinghamshire Police have released dramatic footage of where a driver was eventually stopped after a 30-minute long pursuit across the city.The footage shows the driver trying to escape officers by doing a U-turn in...

Pictures: £6.5 million Nottinghamshire Victorian hall and 44 acre country park up for auction

Specialist business property adviser, Christie & Co, announces Kelham Hall & Country Park, an iconic Victorian estate located in Kelham, in the heart of Nottinghamshire is set to go to auction in October through Allsop’s.Kelham...

Pictures: Nottingham Panthers help fund new hospital garden

Nottingham Panthers team members and fans have helped fund a new garden for patients, families and staff at Nottingham City Hospital.The ice hockey team raised over £16,000 towards the new garden area outside the Trent...

Prime Minister’s Coronavirus Statement: 10 pm pubs curfew, work from home, face mask and legal enforcement

Prime Minister Boris Johnson made a statement on coronavirus to the House of Commons. Mr Speaker, with your permission, I will make a statement on our response to the rising number of Coronavirus casesand how we...

Arrest after Bingham crash involving pedestrian, dog and car

Officers acted quickly to arrest two people in connection with a report of a crash involving a car, a pedestrian and a dog.Police were called to Carnarvon Place, Bingham, at around 7am this morning after...

Visit from Sid the puppy at Nottingham care home

Home Manager of HC One’s The Beeches care home has brought her new puppy in to meet the Residents.Sid, who is a 14 week old Labrador and Retriever cross breed, has made his first visit...

Man appears in court over several drug and violent crime offences

A man has appeared at Nottingham Magistrates’ Court charged with violent crime and drug offences.Klayton Smith, 27, of no fixed address, is charged with assault by beating, common assault, actual bodily harm, threatening behaviour, criminal...