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Man who barricaded himself in cellar in Sneinton charged with nine offences

A man arrested following an incident in Sneinton yesterday morning, which caused a number of homes to be evacuated, has now been charged with nine offences.Martin Herbert, 54, of Baden Powell Road, Sneinton, is due...

Notts man and woman charged with assaulting an emergency worker

A 31-year-old woman and 28-year-old man are due to appear at Nottingham Magistrates’ Court charged in connection with the assault of a police officer.The charges relate to an incident that occurred when officers attempted to...

Accessing dental services in the East Midlands

In line with national guidance issued in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, dental practices in the East Midlands are currently closed for routine face-to-face dental appointments.People seeking help with dental problems should not visit a...

Over 400 entries for Notts Police rainbow picture competition

Over 400 people have drawn pictures of rainbows for a competition run by Nottinghamshire Police.Rainbows have become a symbol of hope and solidarity during the Coronavirus crisis, with many people getting creative and displaying them...

Nottingham Coronavirus update 8 April: Over 2,200 cases in Nottingham, Derby and Leicester

Nottingham Coronavirus update – an update to the graphic which now includes today’s cases of coronavirus reported in the East Midlands.UK FiguresCoronavirus update 8 AprilAs of 9am on 8 April, 282,074 tests have concluded across...

Chancellor sets out extra £750 million coronavirus funding for frontline charities

Charities across the UK will receive a £750 million package of support to ensure they can continue their vital work during the coronavirus outbreak, Chancellor Rishi Sunak announced today (Wednesday 8 April).Tens of thousands of...

Want to be a ‘Dear Friend’? – Write to patients at Gamston Lings Bar Hospital

For many people, isolation is a difficult process, even if we are in the home we love. Imagine being in hospital during this time and not being able to receive visitors.Even if we...

Nottingham City Council starts to pay part of £129m support package for local firms

Nottingham City Council has today (Wednesday 8 April) begun to make grant payments to thousands of businesses as part of a £129m package of support to local firms.Around £500,000 will be paid out in small...

Latest Coronavirus update 8 April: Figures released as deaths reach over 7,000

Latest Coronavirus update 8 April: These are the latest figures for coronavirus cases and deaths released by Public Health England.UK Coronavirus update 8 AprilAs of 9am on 8 April, 282,074 tests have concluded across the...

Nottingham City Transport operates ‘Thank you NHS’ buses

The operator has liveried special buses as a tribute to the hard work of the NHS.A spokesperson said:'Our very special #ThankYouNHS bus is now out and about on the streets of Nottingham and today...

Nottingham university student shaves head for cancer charity

A daring Electrical and Electronic Engineering Student created a buzz when she shaved her head to raise money for CLIC Sargent, the UK’s leading cancer charity for children and young people and their families.Safia Patel,...

East Midlands Airport launches COVID-19 relief fund for communities – see how to apply

East Midlands Airport (EMA) is offering volunteers and financial support to local community and voluntary organisations to help with the Coronavirus relief effort. Building on the strong links the airport has with community groups in...

Council puts plans in place for extra mortuary facilities

Agencies across Nottinghamshire have been working together to put in place a range of measures as part of the county’s response to the coronavirus.Sadly, one of the areas where contingency plans have had to be...

Man threatened at gunpoint at Nottingham address

Officers acted quickly to arrest a man last night after a report of a man being threatened at gunpoint in Bilborough.Police were called to Flamsteed Road at around 9.10 pm after a report that a...

Residents return to their homes after Nottingham evacuation

Residents have been able to return to their homes following an incident within a residential address in Sneinton this morning (Wednesday 8 April 2020).Emergency services were called to Baden Powell Road at around 6.40 am.About...

Nottingham: Have you received a letter from the NHS?

NHS letters are being sent to 1.5million vulnerable people in England asking them to isolate and shield from coronavirus for a period of at least 12 weeks – but how many people in Nottingham are...

Man arrested over threats to kill in Sneinton incident

Police have arrested a man on suspicion of grievous bodily harm and threats to kill following an incident within a residential address in Sneinton this morning (Wednesday 8 April 2020).Emergency services were called to Baden...

West Bridgford musician to perform live Facebook gig – Lockdown Hoedown

Richie Muir, well-known West Bridgford guitarist has already broadcast one show on Facebook Live.Richie told The Wire:'I did an online gig last week called ‘Lockdown Hoedown' and the response has been lovely and...

Planning application for Tesla centre in West Bridgford

A planning application for a Tesla Centre has been lodged with the borough council.The application type is ADV – advertisement consentThis gives a 21 days consultation period and eight-week target to decide.Because the previous...

Properties evacuated in Sneinton – ‘incident at a residential address’ say police

Officers have been called to Baden Powell Road in Sneinton at around 6.40 am today (Wednesday 8 April 2020) following reports of an incident within a residential address.Emergency services remain at the scene.A number...

Rushcliffe business owners please contact Borough Council on business support grants

Rushcliffe Borough Council is asking business owners yet to receive a COVID-19 central government grant but unsure if they are eligible for the support to get in touch with the authority.Over 350 businesses are now...

Supermoon 2020: April’s pink supermoon – all you need to know

The biggest and brightest supermoon of 2020, the so-called Full Pink Moon, will make an appearance over three nights in early April. Here is everything you need to know about the Supermoon.Supermoon 2020The Pink Moon...

Nottingham Coronavirus update 7 April: Over 1,900 cases in Nottingham, Derby and Leicester

Nottingham Coronavirus update – an update to the graphic which now includes today’s cases of coronavirus reported in the East Midlands.UK FiguresCoronavirus update 7 AprilAs of 9am on 7 April, 266,694 tests have concluded across...

Notts farmer devastated after sheep killed in hideous attack

A farmer from Calverton has been left devastated after three of his sheep were killed in a grisly incident last night.The force received the report of a suspicious incident after a farmer heard loud bang...

GP practices across Nottingham and Notts open on Easter Bank Holidays

Nottingham and Notts GP surgeries are to remain open over the Easter Bank Holidays to help the NHS cope with the ongoing coronavirus outbreak..  Doctors and healthcare professionals will be working on Friday 10 &...

Nottingham City Council appoints interim chief executive

Nottingham City Council has appointed an interim chief executive to steer it through the current coronavirus crisis after current chief executive Ian Curryer leaves at the end of April.Katherine Kerswell will take up the role...

Latest Coronavirus update 7 April: Figures released as deaths reach over 6,100

Latest Coronavirus update 7 April: These are the latest figures for coronavirus cases and deaths released by Public Health England.UK Coronavirus update 7 AprilDeaths in hospitals of patients who tested positive for coronavirus -...

Please store clothes and shoes for charity at home until further notice

Rushcliffe Borough Council is requesting residents store clothes and shoes at home until further notice, rather than at bring sites across the Borough. In the absence of regular collections from the charities themselves due to...

13 more patients have died in Nottingham after testing positive for coronavirus taking total to 53

The news has been released by Nottingham University Hospitals today ( 7th April ).Dr Keith Girling, Medical Director at Nottingham University Hospitals said: “Sadly we can confirm that a further 13 patients have...

Woman charged after allegedly coughing deliberately at store manager

A 27-year-old woman has been charged with common assault following an allegation that she coughed in the face of a manager and claimed she had coronavirus.Jade Tilstone of no fixed address has been remanded in...

Nottingham-based pharmacy increases workforce by 40%

Nottingham-based online pharmacy UK Meds has increased its workforce by 40% to cope with the demand for its prescription-only and lifestyle products following the outbreak of coronavirus in the UK. Despite the job uncertainty...

Helicopter deployed as man is threatened with gun in Nottingham robbery

Three men confronted the victim and hit him over the head with the weapon before stealing his car and belongings.Patrols have been stepped up to provide reassurance following the incident in Chingford Road, Bilborough, at...

Five people reported for summons after Knife Crime Team patrol

Five people are being put before the court for possession of heroin, cocaine and cannabis following patrols by the Knife Crime Team in Mansfield.The officers stopped and searched five people and seized drugs and a...

Man pleads guilty to assaulting police dog and officer after being challenged over non-essential travel

A man who attacked and injured a police officer and hit a police dog with a wooden block embedded with a nail after being challenged for travelling without good reason has been swiftly dealt with...

Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab’s full statement on coronavirus – Briefing 6th April

Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab gave the 6 April 2020 daily press briefing on the government's response to the COVID-19 pandemic.Good afternoon, welcome to Downing Street for today’s coronavirus press conference. I’m joined by our Chief...

Gedling residents raise £20,000 in 48 hours for food parcels

Gedling residents raise £20,000 in 48 hours as dozens of food parcels are delivered to elderly and vulnerable residents.Residents from Gedling Borough Council have helped raise £20,000 in just 48 hours for local food banks....

Police in Newark arrest disqualified driver who failed to stop during pursuit

The driver had no insurance and had been disqualified.Police in Newark said:'A busy night shift for Rota 5. This included the arrest of 38-year-old man on suspicion of disqualified driving, failing to stop and...

Recycled clothing starts to build at West Bridgford site

The clothes are at ASDA Loughborough Roads' recycling bins. Councils have warned that an excess of waste is coming from homes across the country, with fly-tipping reported to have increased in the UK by a...

Latest Coronavirus update 6 April: Figures released as deaths reach over 5,300

Latest Coronavirus update 6 April: These are the latest figures for coronavirus cases and deaths released by Public Health England.As of 9am 6 April, 252,958 tests have concluded, with 13,069 tests carried out on 5...