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Police issue seven fixed penalty notices to ‘car cruisers’

Car cruisers who ignore pleas to stop illegal gatherings have been warned police are prepared to step up fines.It comes after repeated attempts by Nottinghamshire Police to engage with people and appeal to put the...

Community Forest in Nottinghamshire gets share of £12 million tree planting fund

Over 500 hectares will be planted with trees across England’s ten Community Forests, from Yorkshire to Somerset, backed by £12.1 million of investment, the government announced today (6 December).This will also build the pipeline of...

Covid latest: Where to get tested across Nottingham and Nottinghamshire

There are now a number of ways to access a Covid-19 test across Nottingham and Nottinghamshire.If you have symptoms of coronavirus which are any of: a high temperature, a new, continuous cough or a loss...

Update: Serious collision involving stolen bike followed report of stabbing during burglary

Two men were seriously injured after a motorbike stolen following a stabbing was involved in a collision.The men, who are believed to be in their late teens to early 20s, have been arrested suspicion of...

Two seriously injured after collision between motorcycle and van – road closed

A motorbike and a van collided in Chesterfield Road South at the junction with Paulsons Drive in Mansfield at around 6.20am this morning.Two men who were on the bike have been taken to the Queen's...

Works starts on new £10m Nottinghamshire housing development

Building works have started on ‘Forest Park’; an exclusive 45-home development in Nottinghamshire, by property developer Taggart Homes. Located in the sought-after village of Annesley, in the Ashfield district of Nottinghamshire, the development has a prime...

Residential unit of Nottinghamshire special school to close

The residential unit of a school in Nottinghamshire is set to be closed despite pleas from parents for it to remain open.A survey found 92 percent of respondents were opposed to the closure, but bosses...

Latest Covid: Seven-day case rates per 100,000 residents for all Nottinghamshire areas at 21 November

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

Six masked men steal car after bursting into home and threatening residents with bats and knives

A group of masked men smashed open a door with bats, demanded money and threatened residents, before stealing their car in a terrifying incident.Officers are now appealing for information and witnesses following the aggravated burglary....

Woman tries to steal dog-walker’s dog as he walks it outside a police station

A woman has been arrested after trying to steal a dog outside a police station.The dog walker was approached by a man and woman who asked about the animal and stroked the dog, before making...

Man requires skin graft after being bitten on the face

A man has been left needing a skin graft after he was bitten on the face.Officers from Nottinghamshire Police were called to a house in Preston Road in Rainworth, Mansfield, at around 5pm on Tuesday...

Sherwood Forest Hospitals shortlisted for best NHS Trust for the second year running

Sherwood Forest Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has made the shortlist for the “Acute or Specialist Trust of the Year” at the 2020 Health Service Journal (HSJ) Awards.This is the second consecutive year the Trust...

Woman to stand trial charged with murder of 19-month-old girl in Mansfield

A 26-year old woman will stand trial charged with murder following the death of a 19-month old girl in Mansfield.The charge comes after Nottinghamshire Police was called at around 6.30am on Friday 6 March to...

Police seize cannabis plants during Mansfield raid

Thousands of pounds worth of cannabis and equipment were taken away after a police raid.Officers forced their way into a property in Hatfield Avenue, Meden Vale, shortly after 2pm on Thursday.Inside they found around 80...

Police set up knife arch at Mansfield’s bus station

Police in Mansfield have seen sending out a clear message this week – that knives and other deadly weapons have no place on our streets.Officers have been taking part in a series of local activities...

Covid latest: Nottinghamshire hospitals – 411 beds occupied with Covid patients – 40% more than ‘first wave’ peak in April

In an update from hospitals across the county, here are the latest bed occupancy figures  relating to Covid patients. They are slightly down on last week. This week has seen Covid-19 cases in Nottingham and Nottinghamshire’s...

Nottinghamshire Covid Briefing: Vaccine timetable, Tier systems and updates from Public Health Directors

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

Man arrested for failing to stop after collision leaves woman critically injured in hospital

A 60-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of causing serious injury by dangerous driving and failing to stop at the scene of a collision.Officers were called to a report that a woman had been...

Road closed in Mansfield after woman suffers ‘life-altering injuries’ in incident

A road in Mansfield have been closed following reports of a woman with injuries.Rosemary Street has been closed and officers are asking for drivers to avoid the area.It's believed a woman has suffered life altering...

Police patrols could increase at Notts railway stations to tackle County Lines

Sniffer dogs and police patrols could soon become regular a regular sight at Nottinghamshire’s Railway Stations.Nottinghamshire’s Violence Reduction Unit (VRU) has confirmed that it is considering working with the County’s Railway Stations...

Have your say: What do you want from your Nottinghamshire neighbourhood policing teams?

Nottinghamshire Police is encouraging local communities to help shape local policing in their area by taking part in its new neighbourhood policing priority survey.The results of the survey will help neighbourhood policing teams to better...

Covid: Latest locations for Mobile Testing Units in Nottinghamshire

Mobile testing units (MTUs) are located across Nottingham and Nottinghamshire at temporary locations to help increase access to coronavirus testing.Note: This article is not related to the announcement of rapid testing for the county  If you...

Nottinghamshire offered mass coronavirus testing with results within an hour

Nottinghamshire has been offered mass coronavirus testing that can reveal results in up to 15 minutes.Health and Social Care Secretary, Matt Hancock, said:'Last week we rolled out mass testing in Liverpool using new, rapid...

Six people fined £200 each after police disperse Notts house party

Revellers who gathered at an illegal house party last night were issued with a combined £1,200 in fines for violating Coronavirus restrictions.Officers were called to a property in Birkland Street in Mansfield just before 8pm.Six...

10 Fire crews tackle large blaze at a saw mill in Nottinghamshire

Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue had 10 fire appliances in attendance at a large incident in Blidworth.The fire broke out earlier this morning at saw mill on High Park, Cross Lane, Blidworth.Update 13:15: We are now...

Arrest after man assaulted and robbed in the street

A suspect was located and arrested just minutes after a man was assaulted and robbed.Police were called to Windsor Road, Mansfield, shortly after 11pm, after members of the public witnessed what happened.After tending to the...

Coronavirus: Latest locations for fixed and mobile testing stations in Nottinghamshire

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...

Dangerous driver jailed after hitting woman as she collected late father’s belongings

A dangerous driver crashed into a woman as she went to collect her late father's belongings from his retirement home.Sigits Ceburs was trying to evade police when he crashed into 64-year-old Patricia Mellors, who was...

Notts man jailed for four months for possession of offensive weapons

A man has been jailed for more than four months after being found guilty of being in possession of sharp tool, a golf club and damaging a front door.Officers were called to a house in...

Armed police arrest a woman after gun pointed at Notts property

Armed police officers arrested a woman after reports of a disturbance.Officers were called to an address in Moseley Road, Annesley, shortly after 1.45am this morning (Saturday) after reports that a gun was being pointed at...