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Police appeal for video footage after ‘large street fight’ in Hucknall

Officers from Nottinghamshire Police are thanking the public for their help with an appeal after six people attended voluntary interviews.Police are now renewing their appeal and would particularly like to speak to anyone who may...

Boots to cut 4000 jobs and will close 48 opticians stores – 20% of UK support office jobs to be cut

Boots to cut 4,000 jobs - Pharmacy chain Boots has announced plans to cut more than 4,000 jobs – 7 per cent of its workforce – as part of the action to mitigate the “significant impact”...

Family pay tribute to ‘doting’ grandfather who died in road collision

A "doting" grandfather who died in a collision has been named as Steven Oscroft, of Shirebrook, Derbyshire.The 60-year-old was driving along Netherfield Lane in Perlethorpe cum Budby when a large rock or piece of concrete...

John Lewis to permanently close eight stores

The John Lewis Partnership has announced it will not reopen eight John Lewis shops to secure the business’s long-term future and respond to customers' shopping needs. It will now enter into consultation with impacted Partners...

Arrest after woman finds masked intruder in her home

A 39-year-old man has been arrested after an elderly woman discovered an intruder in her home Newark.Officers were called to a report that the woman had come across the man dressed all in black and...

From Afghanistan to Nottingham: New recruit talks about his childhood dream to join the police

From serving in Afghanistan to heading out on the beat in Nottinghamshire, Police Constable Jamie Kamoto has never shied away from the frontline – and now he is urging others to follow in his footsteps,...

More support to help Nottingham’s victims of domestic abuse during COVD-19

Nottingham City Homes has been awarded over £33,000, as part of emergency funding to support victims of violence throughout the coronavirus pandemic.This money will go towards support for tenants who are the victims of domestic...

Concern for missing Mansfield teenager

Officers are concerned for 16-year-old Phoenix Evans who has gone missing on Tuesday (7 July 2020) from her home in Mansfield.She was last seen by family who reported her missing at around 7.30pm yesterday.She is...

Police discover cannabis grow in Broxtowe

A cannabis grow has been shut down in the Beechdale area after concerns were raised by local residents.Response officers attended the address in Andover Close yesterday (Tuesday 7 July 2020) at around 6.30pm and discovered around 150...

Man jailed for 12 years for a ‘terrifying’ string of stabbings and robberies across Nottingham

A man described as “a danger to the community” has been locked up for 12 years after stabbing a man five times and committing a string of terrifying knife-point robberies.Twenty-two-year-old Kaison Midgley, of no fixed...

Smoke alarms could have prevented ‘needless tragedy’ where two Nottingham brothers died, inquest hears

The death of two brothers in a flat fire in Old Basford has been described as a ‘needless tragedy’ that could have been prevented had the property been fitted with working smoke alarms.Benone (38) and...

8 July: Six new coronavirus cases in Nottingham and Notts council areas – see data

The latest situation on numbers of cases by Nottinghamshire local authority area.8 July update: Coronavirus cases by Nottinghamshire areas - Data published by Public Health England shows how many cases of coronavirus there are...

Stamp duty holiday set to save homebuyers in West Bridgford up to £15,000

Chancellor of the Exchequer, Rishi Sunak, has today announced a stamp duty holiday for homebuyers, meaning any purchase up to £500,000 will be exempt from paying any tax.Local Estate agent, Rex Gooding has looked...

8 July: Coronavirus 126 UK deaths – see cases reported today and data graphs

8 July: Coronavirus UK deaths and cases -  These are the latest figures for coronavirus cases and deaths released by Public Health England. 8 July: Coronavirus 126 UK deaths As of 5pm on 7 July, of those...

Nottingham bus driver retires exactly 45 years after his first day at NCT

In the year that Brian Clough became manager of Nottingham Forest, Nottingham City Transport welcomed Stephen Holmes on 7th July 1975.Starting at the former Bulwell Garage, Stephen has driven most routes throughout his time with...

Police recruiting for seven experienced helicopter pilots

National Police Air Service ( NPAS ) is recruiting. In an announcement NPAS said:Do you want a job like no other? National Police Air Service is looking for seven experienced helicopter pilots to help them...

Man arrested and remanded in custody following Hucknall knifepoint robbery

An 18-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of robbery yesterday.The arrest follows a report of two men approaching the victims and threatening them with a knife last month.Two pushbikes were taken and rode away...

Woman, 31, reported missing from Bulwell

Have you seen Kirsty Sproule?Officers are concerned for her safety after she was reported missing from the Bulwell area. She was last seen in this area at about 10:30pm on the 6/7/2020.Kirsty is a medium build...

Concern for missing Collingham woman

Have you seen Sarah Stafford?Officers are concerned for the welfare of the 47-year-old who was last seen in High Street, Collingham, at 5.45 pm yesterday (Tuesday 7 July).She was last seen wearing a bright blue...

Almost £1.4m grant available to support rough sleepers in Nottingham

Nottingham City Council accepts a grant of £1,392,813 from the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government for 'rough sleeper' initiatives.Rough sleepers in Nottingham Rough Sleeping continues to increase nationally.Since 2018/19, the Government has made...

Chancellor’s Summer Statement delivers plan for jobs in the East Midlands

Chancellor's Summer Statement - The Chancellor today set out the next steps in the UK Government’s strategy to secure the East Midlands’ economic recovery from coronavirus – announcing a “Plan For Jobs” to level up,...

Rishi Sunak announcement in full: Plan for jobs, VAT cuts, stamp-duty freeze and eat out for 50% off

Rishi Sunak announcement - A Plan for Jobs 2020 speech as delivered by Chancellor Rishi Sunak. Rishi Sunak announcement I stood here in March saying I knew people were worried.And I know they’re worried still.We have taken...

New craft brewery coming to Nottingham

The new owners of The Lakeside Nottingham on Mansfield Road, which is currently undergoing an extensive refurbishment to provide the highest specification of wedding, dining and bar venue, have taken an additional 5,122ft2 industrial unit...

Man arrested for child sex offences in Mansfield

A 25-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of inciting a child to engage in sexual activity following intelligence received from the Met Police.Officers became aware of a video circulating online and the arrest was...

Nottinghamshire flood hardship fund reopens

A hardship fund for flood victims made up of money raised by community groups, organisations and match-funded by the Government has now re-opened for applications.Lincolnshire Community Foundation was invited by the Nottinghamshire Community Foundation and...

NUH celebrates babies born on the 72nd birthday of the NHS

NUH spoke to two Nottinghamshire families who welcomed their newborns on the very same day the NHS turned 72.Baby boy Veerun Singh Mahil, born at Nottingham City Hospital.First time mum, Jaskiren, of Mapperley Nottingham,...

100 cannabis plants seized in Bulwell

Nottinghamshire Police has seized 100 cannabis plants from a house in Bulwell.Officers forced entry to a house Aston Drive in Bulwell yesterday (6 July) following a report that a man was being held against his...

Reach Rushcliffe funding helps walking group to tackle social isolation

A walking group that helps to combat social isolation and loneliness has received vital funding from Reach Rushcliffe.Rushcliffe Ramblers is receiving funds as part of Rushcliffe Borough Council’s initiative which was launched in May aiming...

Planning approved at Edwalton Park development

National housebuilder Bloor Homes has confirmed that its planning has been approved for a second phase at its Edwalton Park development.Since its launch, the Nottingham development has proven to be extremely popular with buyers, with...

Teenager has ‘knife held to his throat’ in Nottingham attempted robbery

An 18-year-old man had a knife held to his throat whilst being told to empty his pockets by a group of six people.The group - believed to be young men or youths - fled empty-handed...