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Trio who stole phones at Libertines gig at Rock City jailed

Three organised criminals who stole more than 20 mobile phones from fans attending a Libertines concert at Rock City in Nottingham have been jailed.When he was arrested one of the men, 27-year-old Gheorghe Valceanu, was...

Man threatened with knife in Beeston robbery

Officers are appealing for information following a robbery in Beeston.The incident happened at Devonshire Avenue in Beeston on 9 February 2020 at around 1am.A man was threatened with a knife and suffered minor injuries. He...

Appeal after café burglary in Sherwood

Officers from Nottinghamshire Police are investigating a report of a burglary at Cafecchino in Mansfield Road, Sherwood.The break-in is thought to have taken place between 11.20pm on Saturday 22 February and 12.30am on Sunday 23...

Foodbank initiative at Sandiacre Court Care Centre

Nottingham’s Sandiacre Court Care Centre has begun 2020 with the aim of giving back to its local community.In 2019, it was estimated that on any given night just over 280,000 people were homeless, while...

LATEST: 25 Feb: Nottinghamshire Roads Closed – Flooding

Page updated at 16:13 on 24 February 2020.Please note that disruption across Nottinghamshire due to flooding is an ongoing situation and details are likely to change on a regular basis.Road closures ...

Concern for safety of 14-year-old girl reported missing from Nottingham

Have you seen 14-year-old Honey Hannifan?Officers are concerned for her safety after she was reported missing from the Woodthorpe area on Sunday (23 February 2020).Honey is described as slim build, 5ft 3 tall, has...

Arnold Market to get £4million revamp under proposals

Gedling Borough Council has announced a consultation on proposals to develop Arnold Market Place that will include a new two-storey building with permanent small business units and a revamped market.A consultation on the ideas and...

Councillor praises emergency response after suspicious package dealt with in Nottingham

A Nottingham City councillor has thanked emergency services for their reaction to an incident earlier today in Sneinton.Police were called to Manvers Court, in Manvers Street, this morning after reports of a suspicious package on...

Queen’s Drive Park & Ride to remain closed all week

An electrical fault is the cause of delays reopening the site.Nottingham City Transport said:'We have been advised by Nottingham City Council that Queens Drive Park & Ride Site will not re-open this week.'The water...

City bus operator installs filter cleaner to help reduce diesel emissions by 90%

Nottingham City Transport and the city council received funding from Government for the device.A spokesperson for NCT said:'Following a £42m investment in our fleet since 2017, we will soon have upgraded all of our...

Local North Nottinghamshire rail link could reopen and link with HS2

A plan to reopen the disused Maid Marian line for passenger trains has progressed.It is hoped the train line could link with the proposed HS2 station at Toton, meaning travellers in Kirkby and Sutton...

Council tax will increase by 2.7% in Ashfield

Ashfield District Council is set to put up its share of the council tax by 2.7 percent.The move will mean people in Band D homes pay an additional £5 a year for their council tax....

Ruth Edwards MP appointed as PPS to Scottish Secretary Alister Jack

Rushcliffe MP Ruth Edwards has been appointed as Parliamentary Private Secretary (PPS) to Scottish Secretary Alister Jack.The unpaid promotion means Ruth will become the ‘eyes and ears’ of the minister in Parliament and liaise with...

Controlled explosion carried out in Nottingham suspicious package incident

Nottinghamshire Police has allowed residents of Manvers Court back to their homes following a report of a suspicious package.Officers were called just after 10.20 am today (24 February) to Manvers Court in Manvers Street, Nottingham.A...

Two further arrests in Nottingham murder investigation

Two further arrests have been made in connection with the fatal stabbing of a boy in Radford.The 16-year-old boys have been arrested on suspicion of murder in relation to the death of 17-year-old Ezekiel Clarke,...

Pictures: Part of Nottingham evacuated after suspicious package reported

Nottinghamshire Police has put a cordon in place as a precaution following a report of a suspicious package.Officers were called just after 10.20am today (24 February) to Manvers Court in Manvers Street, Sneinton.The army’s bomb...

Arrest after man is ‘glassed’ at a Notts hotel

A 19-year-old man has been arrested under suspicion of grievous bodily harm following an assault in Worksop.The incident happened around 9pm on 23 February 2020 at the Ashley Hotel in Worksop.A man was glassed and...

A52 Clifton Bridge: Rushcliffe MP requests urgent meeting with Transport Secretary

Rushcliffe MP Ruth Edwards has written to the Transport Secretary asking for an urgent meeting to discuss the A52 Clifton bridge repair delays which are causing misery to commuters.Highways England is repairing the structure over...

CCTV helps fly tip crackdown in Mansfield car park

CCTV has captured dozens of fly tippers and led to Mansfield District Council issuing more than £2,000 of fines since October.A temporary deployable camera was positioned at the council owned car park in Barringer Road...

£2.5m investment to bring 20,000 more seats on Nottingham trains from 2021

Thousands of passengers will benefit from improvements on CrossCountry trains including over 20,000 extra seats a week with a £2.5 million government investment announced by the Rail Minister today (24 February 2020).Passengers travelling from Birmingham...

Appeal after 14-year-old girl reported missing from Nottingham

Have you seen Lucia Gadzarova?Officers are concerned for her safety after she was reported missing from the New Basford area at around 15:45hrs on Sunday 23rd February 2020.Lucia is described as dual heritage, of...

Queen’s Drive Park & Ride will be closed Monday 24 February – Racecourse P&R is an alternative

Queen's Drive Park & Ride Site will be closed on Monday 24 February due to flooding. Navy 49 will operate to/from Boots Site as normal. ‬‪Queens Drive Park & Ride Site remains closed following the...

Appeal after Skoda stolen from a Cotgrave property

Officers are appealing for witnesses after offenders entered a property in Cotgrave and stole a Skoda (pictured).The incident happened at around 8pm on 13 February 2020 at Meadow Crescent when the suspects entered the house...

Notts man jailed for four and a half years for child sexual offences

A 45-year-old man has been jailed for four and a half years at Nottingham Crown Court after pleading guilty to sex offences against a child.Alec Brian Parkin of Lacey Green in Balderton, Newark was jailed...

Here’s where mobile speed cameras will operate across Nottingham

This week's locations.Week commencing 24 FebruaryNOTE: Though unreported by police, mobile camera vans operate every week on A60 Loughborough Road outside West Bridgford School - and on Melton Road West Bridgford at the Mowbray...

West Bridgford estate agent closes down after just 18 months

April King on Tudor Square had been open for just 18 months.April King, a legal business branched into property in 2017 before opening the West Bridgford estate agent premises.The firm comprises qualified lawyers and...

Warning for rain, snow and freezing rain across the region

The Met Office issued this weather warning today Sunday 23 February.Warning applies from 2 am until 3 pm Monday 23 FebruaryRegions and local authorities affected: East Midlands Derbyshire NottinghamshireA band of rain reaching southern parts of northern...

Police appeal for information from the public after Mansfield assault

Nottinghamshire Police is appealing for information following reports of an assault in Mansfield.A 22-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of grievous bodily harm following the incident.Officers were called to Clumber Street just after 3.30am...

Iconic blue British passports return next month

Britons will be able to travel with a blue passport when the traditional colour returns for the first time in almost 30 years.The distinctive blue cover will be re-introduced now the UK has left the...

Shop front funding transforms look of businesses in Rushcliffe

Businesses across Rushcliffe have transformed their appearance on the high street and made essential improvements to their shop fronts thanks to funding available from Rushcliffe Borough Council.Business owners have received support from the authority’s...

Does this Soldier’s Service and Pay Book belong to your relative?

Several items remain unclaimed from a search warrant carried out by Nottinghamshire Police in Rushcliffe.A spokesperson for the force said:'Is this your stolen memory?'Following the execution of the search warrant 0n 14th February at Normanton...

Police respond to possible gun shot in Nottingham

Officers are investigating the possibility of the discharge of a firearm in Radford.Police were called following a report of a loud bang at Hopedale Close, Nottingham just after 7pm on Saturday 22 February 2020.A police...

Arrest made in connection with drugs and firearm after manhunt operation

Officers from the Nottinghamshire Police's Foreign National Offending team worked closely with neighbouring forces to arrest a man following a manhunt operation.A 43-year-old was detained by Notts Police Officers in Sheffield on Saturday 22 February...

Nottingham murder: Teenager released from custody following Radford investigation

Detectives have released an 18-year-old man from custody in connection with an incident on Churchfield Lane near the Castle Retail Park in Radford on Wednesday 19 February 2020.A 19-year-old man who was arrested during the...

Match report: Nottingham Forest 0 – 0 QPR

Nottingham Forest's promotion hopes were dealt a blow as they were held to a goalless draw by Queens Park Rangers at The City Ground.Nottingham Forest 0 - 0 QPRForest saw a goal ruled out early...

Parked cars on Trent Boulevard affecting Green 11 bus stops

Several bus stops on Trent Boulevard can't be served by Nottingham City Transport.15:15 Saturday 22nd February Due to parked cars along Trent Boulevard, Green Line 11 has been diverted via Radcliffe Road, Regatta Way, Adbolton Lane. Adbolton...

Hucknall man jailed for sexually assaulting a woman

A 34-year-old man has been jailed for 21 months after sexually assaulting and threatening a woman.John Randle, of Polperro Way, Hucknall, was arrested on 2 September 2019 after a report of sexual assault was made...

Bottle thrown from 8th floor of Nottingham apartment block onto ice-hockey fans

Officers are asking for witnesses and information to come forward following a glass bottle being thrown into a crowd after an ice hockey match.The incident happened at around 9.40pm on 14 February 2020 outside the...

Broadmarsh development on target despite lost time because of stormy weather

Construction work on the new Broadmarsh car park, bus station and Central Library is around two weeks ahead of schedule despite weather-related delays.It is estimated about a week of work has been lost to high...

No flood alerts or warnings remain in force across Nottinghamshire

From today no flood warnings are in force across the county.During the last week there were up to 25 flood warnings in force.There are no flood alerts in force either.Across the UK there remains...