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£100,000 of cannabis discovered in empty Notts pub

More than £100,000 worth of cannabis was discovered when police were called to an abandoned pub by a member of the public.Officers were called to the old building,  in Forest Street, Sutton-in-Ashfield, shortly after 9.30pm...

£2million worth of cocaine seized as it travelled along the A1 in Notts

Cocaine with a street value of at least £2m has been recovered from a vehicle travelling through Nottinghamshire in what is believed to be one of Durham Police’s largest ever seizures of Class A drugs.Officers...

16 September: Coronavirus: 67 new cases in Nottinghamshire – 31 are in Nottingham city

The latest situation on numbers of cases by Nottinghamshire local authority area.Nottinghamshire has recorded 67 more cases in the 24 hours to according to the latest Public Health England figures:Figures below by area -...

Police drone helps to locate vulnerable missing woman

A vulnerable missing person was found in dense woodland – thanks to a police drone and a bright pair of trainers.Officers were called at around 5pm on Monday afternoon after concerns were raised for the...

Notts councils consider Christmas lights switch-on event cancellations

The annual festive tradition of heading into town for the Christmas lights switch-on could be in jeopardy this year, as some council-run events across Notts are already cancelled, and others are facing a similar threat.With...

Coronavirus mobile testing unit is in West Bridgford today

Mobile testing units (MTUs) are located across Nottingham and Nottinghamshire at temporary locations to help increase access to coronavirus testing. Coronavirus: Locations for mobile testing units across Nottingham and Nottinghamshire If you have symptoms of coronavirus including...

Notts firefighters save 80-year-old who collapsed during Safe & Well Visit

On 9 September crews from Edwinstowe Fire Station carried out a routine Safe and Well Visit on Brake View, Boughton however this was no normal safe and well.Upon arrival, crews spoke with Hubert age 80...

Work starts on state-of-the-art high-rope and zipline adventure centre in Nottinghamshire

Construction works are underway on a brand new, state-of-the-art climbing and abseiling tower with high rope activities at the Mill Adventure Base, near Sutton in Ashfield.The 12-metre-tall tower will boast a 100-metre zip line. Also...

Coronavirus: 11 September 7-day rolling average increases across Nottinghamshire areas

Coronavirus: Latest 7-day rolling average cases for all Nottinghamshire areas - This graph shows the 7-day rolling average number of new coronavirus cases in each Nottinghamshire local authority area from 7 April to date. Latest...

Several arrested as police launch crackdown on dangerous driving in Notts

Drugs, weapons and an uninsured car were all taken off the streets during a targeted operation to clamp down on dangerous driving.Officers from the Ashfield neighbourhood policing team, supported by colleagues from Nottinghamshire Police’s...

FAQs: All you need to know about Nottinghamshire’s Unitary Council proposals

Nottinghamshire County Council has produced this FAQ document with other reports as it considers a unitary authority for the county. What is a unitary authority?'Nottinghamshire currently operates on a two-tier structure. A two-tier structure is...

39 cases of coronavirus breakout at Nottinghamshire Amazon development site

Nottinghamshire County Council is working with partner agencies to deploy testing capacity at the Summit Park development site in Sutton-in-Ashfield to offer free COVID-19 testing to contractors and other employees who work at the site....

A1 northbound in Notts closed after lorry fire

The A1 is closed northbound at the junction with the A57 following a collision.Officers from Nottinghamshire Police were called just before 2am today (8 September) to a report of a collision involving one lorry which...

Man charged after threatening police officers with a plank of wood

A man has been charged with weapons offences after police officers were threatened with a plank of wood.The incident took place in Leeming Street, Mansfield, shortly before 1am on Saturday (7 September) after officers spotted...

Motorcyclist dies after road collision in Mansfield

Nottinghamshire Police is appealing for the public’s help after a motorcyclist died following a collision in Mansfield.Emergency services were called to the scene of the crash which happened in Lindhurst Lane, at the junction with...

Driver charged after six-vehicle crash seriously injured two people

Nottinghamshire Police has charged a man with two counts of causing serious injury by dangerous driving following a crash involving six vehicles near Kirkby-in-Ashfield.Ty Chapman, 25, from Mansfield, has also been charged with driving otherwise...

Speed cameras in Nottinghamshire: List of all locations for mobile, red light and fixed devices

Details of where mobile camera teams will be enforcing on Casualty Reduction sites in the next few weeks are below.In addition, Nottinghamshire Police say that mobile teams will be in use and enforcing speed complaint...

Police warn of dangers of inhaling nitrous oxide after canisters are found across county

Nottinghamshire Police is warning young people and parents about the dangers of inhaling nitrous oxide, also known as ‘laughing gas’ or ‘Nos’, after making a number of arrests connected with its supply.The warning comes after...

Two yellow dumper trucks stolen in separate Notts incidents

Police are warning owners of plant machinery to be alert after two large vehicles were reported stolen within hours of each other.Officers are investigating the theft of two dumper truck style vehicles from local building...

Police re-appeal for witnesses after serious crash involving car and motorbike

Police are re-appealing for witnesses and information after a serious crash involving a car and a motorbike.The collision happened shortly before 3pm on Sunday on the A617 Sherwood Road South between Sutton-in-Ashfield and Mansfield.The motorcyclist...

Two police officers treated in hospital after struggle with suspect

Police have praised a member of the public who helped officers detain a man in the early hours of this morning (Sunday 30 August ).Officers were called to an address in Howard Road, Mansfield, at...

Police investigate after thieves snatch rings from woman’s hand in her own home

Officers were called to a report that three men had got into a house in Mansfield Woodhouse and demanded money from a woman in her bedroom.It happened at around 8.55 pm on Wednesday (26 August)...

Pedestrian, 89, dies after Nottinghamshire road collision – one man has been arrested

A man has died following a collision in Ravensdale Road.Officers from Nottinghamshire Police were called just after 4 pm yesterday (27 August) to a report of a collision between a pedestrian and a van.The 89-year-old...

Dangerous driver sentenced after high-speed pursuit

A dangerous, uninsured and unlicensed driver who raced through residential areas at high speed as he fled from the police has been sentenced.Robert Townsend, 32, fled from officers as they attempted to pull him over...

Mansfield man sentenced for attempted telephone sex acts with a ‘14-year-old girl’

A man who attempted to entice a woman he believed to be a 14-year-old girl to perform a sex act over the phone has been sentenced.Anthony Chell, 50, made contact with her via a social...

Mansfield road part-closed – pedestrian seriously injured in collision

Ravensdale Road in Mansfield is partially closed following a collision.Officers from Nottinghamshire Police were called just after 4pm today (27 August) to a report of a collision between a pedestrian and a van.The man received...

£1.2million worth of cannabis plants discovered in Mansfield

Police in Mansfield have seized more than £1.2million of cannabis plants in less than two months – thanks to a boom in community intelligence, an increase in proactive raids, and the discovery of some very...

Appeal as detectives investigate two sexual assaults in Ashfield

Police investigating two reports of sexual assaults in the Ashfield district are urging members of the public to be vigilant and appealing for any witnesses to come forward.A woman was walking along Glenside, Kirkby-in-Ashfield, at...

Two men sentenced after man left with broken jaw in Notts assault

Two men have been sentenced after an assault which left a man with a broken jaw.Conan Davidson, 27, of Hatfield Avenue in Mansfield, pleaded guilty to causing grievous bodily harm at an earlier hearing and...

Concern for 13-year-old girl reported missing

Have you seen 13-year-old Morgan-Leigh Bell?Police officers are concerned for her safety after she was reported missing from the Mansfield area on Tuesday (18 August 2020).Morgan-Leigh is described as slim build, 5ft 2 tall, has...