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Covid: No appointments at local vaccine centres as shortage hits Nottinghamshire

NHS Nottingham and Nottinghamshire CCG is reassuring the public that NHS staff and volunteers across the county continue to work hard to vaccinate eligible people.As a result of a reduced vaccine supply over the next...

Two rushed to hospital after knife incident in Nottinghamshire

Two men was rushed to hospital following a knife incident, causing injuries to their wrist and stomach at a home in Rainworth last night.Officers were called to Station Road at around 10.30pm following a report...

Police dog helps detain man threatening staff outside a Notts pharmacy with a knife

Police dog helped track down a man who threatened staff with a knife outside a pharmacy last night.It was reported the man tried to gain entry into the pharmacy in Mansfield Woodhouse and threatened staff...

DELAYED DATA 5 March: 151 new Covid cases in Nottinghamshire areas over 24 hours – see your area’s cases

Covid: The latest situation on numbers of cases by Nottinghamshire local authority area.Yesterday's figures - to Friday 5 March show 151 new cases  ( previous day 166 ) new cases for Nottinghamshire in the last...

Public Health Director’s message to Nottinghamshire residents over fears local NHS could be overwhelmed if lockdown rules are broken

Speakking at a media briefing today Jonathan Gribbin, Public Health Director for Nottinghamshire had this message for communities.Jonathan said:‘In Nottinghamshire County every area of the county has seen as reduction in rates – Ashfield...

Covid: Public Health Directors warn residents to stick to rules as Nottinghamshire cases ‘significantly higher than England average’ and reducing more slowly

A virtual Covid media briefing with Nottingham and Nottinghamshire Public Health Directors held today 5 March at 11 am.Alison Challenger – Public Health Director for Nottingham City Council, Jonathan Gribbin for Nottinghamshire County Council and...

4 March NEW Covid Data Nottinghamshire: Seven-day case rates per 100,000 residents – see your area

The reports summarise information which is used to monitor cases of the Covid-19 pandemic in Nottingham.In the images see on the left a list of local authority areas - the area with the box filled...

Nottinghamshire authorities top the charts on vital COVID-19 funding

Nottinghamshire is topping the charts for distributing a vital stream of COVID-19 central government grants to local businesses, according to a new report.All eight local authorities in the County responsible for reaching out with the...

Budget 2021: Chancellor Rishi Sunak’s FULL speech and budget detail

The Budget 2021 speech as delivered by Chancellor Rishi Sunak on 3 March 2021. Madam Deputy Speaker,A year ago, in my first Budget, I announced our initial response to coronavirus.What was originally thought to be...

Notts Police ‘Specials’ can become full-time police officers by summer under new scheme

Volunteer cops are being offered the opportunity of a life time to turn their dream job into reality in double quick time.Nottinghamshire Police is urging any current special police constable who wants to convert to...

Have your say on a new political map for Mansfield District Council

A new pattern of wards is being developed for Mansfield District Council.The Local Government Boundary Commission has decided that the number of councillors in Mansfield should be 36, the same as now. The Local Government...

Man jailed for 20 months for sharing child sexual abuse images online

A sex offender who shared images of child sexual abuse online has been jailed after being noticed during a covert police operation.Adam Wrobleski, 26, came to the attention of the Metropolitan Police in June last...

90% of Nottinghamshire parents offered preferred secondary school place for September 2021

National Offer Day, Monday 1 March, saw parents across the country find out which secondary school their child has been allocated.This year 90.1% of Nottinghamshire children have been offered their parents’ first preference secondary school...

North Notts BID announces services to support local businesses as lockdown eases

BUSINESSES in North Nottinghamshire are being urged to get ready for the easing of lockdown restrictions with support from North Notts BID.Throughout the Covid-19 pandemic, North Notts BID has been working with businesses in the...

Police using unmarked HGV on Nottinghamshire roads report 30 driving offences in two days

Police have caught 30 drivers in connection with a variety of offences following a national safety campaign involving a HGV cab.An unmarked HGV tractor unit has been loaned out to Nottinghamshire Police by Highways England...

Violent burglar who assaulted a police officer jailed for 15 months

A violent burglar who assaulted a police officer has been jailed.Officers were attending an unrelated incident in Burns Street, Mansfield, shortly after 9.20pm on Thursday 10 September when they noticed Grzegorz Wus, who was wanted...

New data show vaccines reduce severe COVID-19 in adults 70 years old and over

New data show both Pfizer-BioNTech and Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccines significantly reduce severe COVID-19 in older adults.Today Public Health England (PHE) has submitted a pre-print of a real-world study that shows that both the Pfizer and Oxford-AstraZeneca...

Man sentenced after throwing woman’s phone at her face following assault

A man ignored a woman's pleas to call an ambulance after pushing her to the floor then snatched her phone and threw it at her.The mobile phone hit her in the face and left her...

See Nottinghamshire Covid vaccination progress by age group after ‘record-breaking’ week

The latest vaccination figures released this week show health workers have administered record breaking doses of vaccines in a single week in Nottingham and Nottinghamshire.The latest vaccination figures released this week show that 54,136 doses...

Hospitals update: Covid admissions down almost 25% across Nottinghamshire – bed occupancy drops by 10%

Nottingham and Nottinghamshire CCG have prepared their weekly update as to the Covid situation in their hospitals. HospitalsHospitals in Nottingham have dealt with 215 admissions relating to Covid-19 in the seven days to 21 February,...

Notts knife crime team uncover cannabis grows and make arrests

Nottinghamshire Police’s brand new Knife Crime Team has hit the ground running, with its latest double whammy resulting in drugs seizures and arrests.Some proactive policing by the force’s second Knife Crime Team, using a ‘good...

Gas engineer ‘shocked’ after finding cannabis grow when called to change meter at a Nottinghamshire house

A gas engineer was shocked to come across a large cannabis grow after being called to change the meter.He rang the police after he felt there was a strong smell of drugs from a Blidworth...

Covid-19 vaccinations available for Nottinghamshire adults with a learning disability

All adults on the learning disability register are being urged to book their Covid-19 vaccination as part of JCVI Cohort 6.GPs will be calling those that are known to have learning disabilities to encourage them to have a Covid-19 vaccine.You can...

COVID-19 alert level: update from the UK Chief Medical Officers recommending alert level drops to 4

Following advice from the Joint Biosecurity Centre and in the light of the most recent data, the four UK Chief Medical Officers and NHS England National Medical Director agree that the UK alert level should move...

Disqualified driver jailed after leading officers on 70mph chase through Notts streets

An uninsured and disqualified driver drove at speeds of up to 70 miles per hour through residential areas as he mounted a desperate bit to escape from police.Samuel Pickering, 30, was spotted driving with no...

Council and HSE to ‘take immediate action’ against Notts businesses that are not Covid-secure as spot checks begin

Nottinghamshire County Council is working with the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) to contact businesses across the county to check they have Covid-secure measures in place which will help tackle Covid-19 in the local area.During...

NHS urges people aged 65 to 69 in the East Midlands to book their vaccine this week

Anyone aged 65 to 69 in the East Midlands who has not been vaccinated is now being urged to respond to their recent invite to get their life-saving coronavirus vaccine at one of the vaccination...

Prime Minister’s lockdown roadmap and speech in FULL – see all dates, steps and reviews as the country aims to be free by 21...

Prime Minister Boris Johnson made a statement to the House of Commons on the roadmap for easing lockdown restrictions in England.  Mr Speaker, with permission, I will make a Statement on the roadmap that will guide...

Facemasks in classrooms and mass Covid testing for secondary pupils and staff as all schools and colleges fully reopen from 8 March

The government has today (Monday 22 February) set out its plan for the return of all pupils to schools and colleges as part of the roadmap for leaving lockdown, published this afternoon on gov.uk.The government...

Deaths due to COVID Interactive map – enter your postcode to view your area’s figures

This interactive map allows you to see the number of deaths registered in the period March to December 2020, where COVID-19 was the underlying (main) cause on the death certificate.The ONS said:'As local data is...