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Man dies after collision in Nottinghamshire

A man has died following a collision in West Stockwith this morning.Officers from Nottinghamshire Police were called to Heckdyke at around 8.25am this morning (6 March 2021) to a report of a collision between...

Nottingham woman’s lucky escape after scam caller gains access to bank account

A Nottingham woman had a lucky escape after a fraudster gained access to her laptop remotely after he pretended to be working for her internet service provider.The victim answered the phone with the caller...

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...

Plans to demolish the remaining Broadmarsh Centre

A planning application has been lodged with Nottingham City Council to remove the 'Boots' part of the site. The plans are detailed as:'The demolition works comprise the demolition of the western part of the Broadmarsh Shopping...

5 March UK Covid update – 236 deaths and 5,947 cases – also see hospitals and vaccination data

5 March UK Covid update: UK Covid update. Cases, deaths, vaccinations, hospitalisations and testing data for today. READ • Covid Roadmap: All you need to know – full methodology and easy-to-understand graphics 5 March UK Covid update   There were...

Nottinghamshire parents urged to get twice-weekly Covid test as children return to school

Covid-19 rapid lateral flow tests are now available for anyone who is over the age of 18 who lives in the same home as a primary school, secondary school or college age student.As more pupils...

‘Missing’ individual with Brazilian Covid Variant is tracked down by Public Health England and NHS teams

Public Health England (PHE) and NHS Test and Trace teams have successfully located the third individual in England who tested positive for the P.1 Variant of Concern that originated in Manaus, Brazil.Tracing teams narrowed their...

Rushcliffe Conservatives hope for an end to agreement that means new homes target has to be shared with city

The Conservative Group at Rushcliffe Borough Council last night put forward a motion asking the Government to end the ‘Duty to Co-operate’ agreement on House building.This agreement means that Rushcliffe local authority are legally...

Man charged after pipe bomb found in Nottinghamshire hedge

A man is due in court after homes in Church Laneham were evacuated following the discovery of an pipe bomb.Officers were called to the incident at around 12.45pm on Sunday 28 February 2021 after suspicious...

Arrest after man assaulted in his Nottingham bungalow by masked intruder

An 65-year-old man had to go to hospital after a masked intruder assaulted him and stole cash from his bungalow.It was reported the man knocked on the victim's door and when he opened it,...

Covid daily case data delayed 5 March

Public Health England announces a delay to today's Coronavirus update.A statement said:'Owing to an issue with the processing of cases data, the update for 5 March 2021 is delayed.'

Tributes paid to Nottingham City Council director who ‘dedicated her life to helping children’

Tributes have been paid to a ‘much loved and respected’ senior officer at Nottingham City Council. Helen Blackman, who was the authority’s Director of Children’s Integrated Services, died on Wednesday morning. Mrs Blackman, aged 54 and who...

Rushcliffe Labour disappointment at County Council’s ‘refusal to install pedestrian crossing’ on Musters Road

In December, a petition was submitted to Nottinghamshire County Council which asked the Council to install a pedestrian crossing on Musters Road, at the junction of George Road, close to St George’s medical centre.Rushcliffe Labour...

Government launches mandatory form for international travel to prevent illegal trips

Passengers travelling internationally from Monday 8 March 2021 will need to carry a new form that sets out their trip is permitted under the stay at home restrictions.The simple form must be downloaded, signed before...

Families set to benefit from Trent Basin eco-housing scheme’s community fund

Calls for new family activities are proving a lockdown favourite as residents of the Trent Basin housing development in Nottingham have been submitting spending suggestions for a fund designed to enhance community participation.The...

Notts man escapes jail despite downloading 8,000 indecent images and videos of children

A man who viewed indecent images of child sex abuse on-line has been warned to expect a jail sentence if he ever does so again.John Malarek, 57, was arrested at his home in Worksop...

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...

Splendour 2021: Excitement as Richard Ashcroft & Supergrass confirmed as headliners joining Rick Astley, The Vamps, Belinda Carlisle, Becky Hill and more

Splendour 2021 organisers are delighted to confirm plans for this year’s Splendour 2021 Festival, taking place on Saturday 24 July 2021.Following the recent government announcement and roadmap detailing plans to lift limits on social contact...

Vaccinations: Nottinghamshire supply issues will affect capacity in the next 10 days – some centres won’t operate until supplies are restored – you can...

Amanda Sullivan representing Nottingham and Nottinghamshire CCG updated the media today.Amanda said: '340,000 vaccines have now been administered to residents in the county.'The area has had another record-breaking week - with 58,000 plus jabs given...

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...

Nottinghamshire County Show cancelled for 2021

Organisers made the announcement today.They said in a statement:'It is with bitter disappointment that we are announcing the cancellation of the Nottinghamshire County Show which was to be held on Saturday, 8th May 2021.'The difficult...

Christmas at Wollaton event confirmed for 2021

The organisers of the hugely successful Christmas at Wollaton have announced another dazzling light trail this year.  Enjoying rave reviews, Nottingham’s Wollaton Hall & Deer Park was transformed last December into an enchanted light experience...

Arrests after three drugs raids in Nottinghamshire

Three suspects were arrested and drugs were seized as police carried out coordinated raids at a complex of flats.Officers raided three addresses in Beechwood Court, Sutton-in-Ashfield, shortly after 10.30am yesterday (Thursday).Inside they found class A...

Rushcliffe Mayor says, ‘Get your COVID-19 vaccine to further protect one another’

Rushcliffe Mayor Cllr Sue Mallender received her COVID-19 jab at Gamston Vaccination Centre from Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue fireman Joe Wightman yesterday (March 4). He agreed to be seconded from his usual role to help the...

Covid memorial stone unveiled by council leaders

A memorial stone dedicated to the memories of Gedling borough residents who have tragically lost their lives due to Covid has been unveiled in Arnold.The stone was unveiled by Cllr. John Clarke, Leader of Gedling Borough...

Woman charged with murder after stabbing in Nottingham

A woman has been charged with murder following the death of a man in Stapleford.Emergency services were called to an address in Moorbridge Lane shortly before 6.20am on Wednesday morning after a man suffered stab...

Three charged after police officers allegedly assaulted while dispersing Nottingham houseparty of 40 people

Three people are due in court after officers were alleged to have been assaulted at a house party in Mapperley.Police were called to Woodborough Road at around 12am on Wednesday 3 March to disperse gathering...

Covid: New interactive map shows locations of all testing and vaccination centres for Nottingham city

A new map shows the locations of the centres in Nottingham city.Walk-through local testing sites in city can be found at:- Forest Park and Ride, Nottingham City - Newthorpe Street, Nottingham City - Duke Street...

Police canine units and armed response teams join hunt for dog thieves – a spaniel was recovered unharmed

Police forces worked together across three counties to see a dog safely returned to his owner after being stolen from a farm.Nottinghamshire Police was informed that a vehicle suspected to be carrying a stolen Springer...

Concern for safety of teenage girl missing from Nottingham

Have you seen 16 year old Eli Fitzgerald? Officers are concerned for her safety after she was reported missing from the New Basford area at around 11.55 pm on Wednesday 4 March 2021.Eli is described as...