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Government clarifies Tier 3 restrictions for Nottinghamshire – what you can and can’t do – who opens and who closes

Following close discussions with local leaders, the whole of Nottinghamshire, comprising the eight districts of Ashfield, Bassetlaw, Broxtowe, Gedling, Mansfield, Newark and Sherwood, Nottingham and Rushcliffe, will move from Local COVID Alert Level High to...

Breaking: Coronavirus – Whole county of Nottinghamshire confirmed as Tier 3 this Friday

The whole county moved to Tier 3 on Friday 30 October.In response to the increase in infection rates across Nottinghamshire and in consultation with government, all nine local authority council areas in Nottingham and...

1,000 cannabis plants recovered in Nottinghamshire warehouse raid

Police investigating a derelict warehouse discovered around 1000 cannabis plants.Officers attended Quibells Lane in Newark at around 10am yesterday morning (27 October) after reports of suspicious activity in the area.A quick of search of the...

Tier 3: Talks ongoing and all of Nottinghamshire county expected to be affected by restrictions

Report emerging from today's talks are that all county leaders are present.The North Nottinghamshire Tier 3 meeting is still going on - it started at 9am.The talks also involve the leaders of Ashfield, Bassetlaw,...

British Sugar HQ wins best corporate office at the BCO Awards

CPMG Architechts is celebrating success after its designs for British Sugar’s head office scooped the title of Corporate Office of the Year at the British Council for Offices (BCO) Midlands and Central England Awards last week. The building, which was...

Nottinghamshire County Council is funding free school meals for 22,000 young people this half-term

Nottinghamshire County Council is promising to support its 22,000 local children who are eligible for free school meals by stepping up to cover the cost for the two-week half term.Any child who is currently...

Man dies after road collision in Nottinghamshire

Officers from Nottinghamshire Police are appealing for witnesses after a man died following a collision on Fosse Road in Farndon.Officers were called to the incident, which involved one car, just before 8.40am today (25 October).A...

Travelling community win legal battle to remain on Newark land

A group of travellers has won the latest leg of an ongoing legal battle to remain on land in Newark.However there remains a distance for them to go in their legal dispute.In London this week,...

Nottinghamshire sex offender jailed after grooming teenagers

A convicted sex offender who befriended and groomed two teenage girls before supplying them with drugs is now back behind bars.Justin Lawal, 38, was reported to Nottinghamshire Police by social services in 16 January 2020...

All district and borough council leaders invited to today’s ‘Tier 3’ meeting

In an update to earlier reports, all leaders at Nottinghamshire local authorities are now attending any meeting planned today.A meeting planned for 4:30 pm today 22 October is to discuss possible Tier 3 coronavirus restrictions...

Man charged following increased police patrols in town centre

Officers from Nottinghamshire Police arrested a 23-year-old man on suspicion of shop burglary after hearing a smash while patrolling the area.In a bid to combat Newark town centre burglaries, the Neighbourhood policing team have been...

Convicted graffiti artist helps clean up the streets

Officers from Nottinghamshire Police and Newark and Sherwood District Council joined a convicted graffiti artist in cleaning up the streets.The Newark man committed criminal damage at a dozen different locations between Balderton and Newark town...

Nottingham police operation results in 223 vehicle speed checks, a cannabis grow and one arrest

Operation Reacher teams across the county have been tackling speeding motorists, dismantling a cannabis grow and arresting a man in Aspley on suspicion of drug offences.A team of Op Reacher officers were out on the...

Police day of action to combat illegal off-road bikes

A day of action has taken place to combat the illegal and anti-social use of off-road motorbikes and quad bikes which are causing a detrimental effect to residents.Officers from Newark’s Neighbourhood Policing Team and the...

Man arrested on suspicion of child sexual communication

A 26-year-old man has been arrested today on suspicion of attempting to engage a child in sexual communication.Police say that officers carried out the arrest in Newark this morning after receiving information from an online...

A1 Newark closed southbound – overnight roadworks not completed

The A1 near Newark is currently closed southbound between the A607 and the B1174.Highways England said:'It's following a planned overnight closure which has overrun.'The roadworks are to repair a bridge expansion joint however due to...

Undercover police operation sees dramatic drop in reported town centre burglaries

An operation to target burglaries at commercial properties in Newark town centre has seen an arrest and a dramatic fall in reported incidents.During the last two weeks of September (16 – 30), 11 burglaries or...

Suspected World War 2 bomb found in Nottinghamshire building site

Nottinghamshire Police has received a report of a suspected explosive device.Officers were called to London Road in Balderton, Newark, just after 9.15am today (8 October) to a report of a suspected World War II shell...

Leaked documents show Nottinghamshire county-wide lockdown measures by Wednesday

Leaked Government documents show new local restrictions are now not expected to be announced until Monday, October 12, coming into effect from Wednesday, October 14.All of the county, and city would go into ‘Level...

Nottinghamshire Councils urge people to follow stricter guidelines on COVID-19 and not mix indoors

County, district and borough councils are working together and have added their support to the City Council to urge people to follow stricter guidelines to help stop the spread of COVID-19. It follows a dramatic increase...

Notts father and son’s ‘pride and joy’ mountain bikes stolen

A father and son have been left devastated and worried after thieves stole their 'pride and joy' mountain bikes worth thousands of pounds each.They woke up on Saturday morning to discover their wooden outbuilding had...

Fire Service release images of car after vehicle fire on the A1

Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service attended the incident on 28 September.A spokesperson for Tuxford Fire Station said:'Crews this afternoon were mobilised for standby duties at Newark whilst they dealt with an incident in their...

HMP Lowdham Grange in lockdown after Covid-19 outbreak

There have been a number of confirmed prisoner and staff cases of Covid-19 at HMP Lowdham Grange.A spokesperson said:'As a result a number of prisoners are self-isolating and we have put in place a restricted...

East Leake GP’s message to over 50s as flu season gets underway

A Nottingham GP has shared an important message to those aged 50-64 years old as flu season gets underway.Earlier this year, the 50-64 age group was added to those eligible for a free flu vaccine...

No fines issued in Nottinghamshire to public or businesses over first weekend of 10pm ‘curfew’

Nottinghamshire Police has thanked members of the public and licensed premises for sticking to the rules this weekend with the new 10pm Covid curfew in force.High visibility patrols were deployed in the city centre and...

Coronavirus: Latest list of mobile testing units across Nottinghamshire next week

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...

Pictures: £6.5 million Nottinghamshire Victorian hall and 44 acre country park up for auction

Specialist business property adviser, Christie & Co, announces Kelham Hall & Country Park, an iconic Victorian estate located in Kelham, in the heart of Nottinghamshire is set to go to auction in October through Allsop’s.Kelham...

Council considers the future of a Nottinghamshire school

Nottinghamshire County Council is considering proposals for Averham Manners Sutton Primary School, in Newark.The Council’s Children and Young People's Committee met on Monday 21 September and agreed to an initial consultation to examine options for...

100 emergency services personnel take part in ‘stadium attack’ training exercise at One Call Stadium

Emergency services have held a live training exercise to test the response to a spontaneous attack in Nottinghamshire.The exercise was staged at Mansfield Town FC yesterday (Sunday 20 September) and involved armed police, paramedics and...

Notts man sentenced for child sexual offences dating back to 1990s

A Nottinghamshire man has been sentenced after pleading guilty to non-recent child sexual offences.Richard Spencer, 66, admitted four charges on indecent assault on a girl aged under 14.The offences were committed against two girls in...