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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...

Would-be Nottingham robber who locked himself in shop gets jailed

A man decided to rob a convenience store with a snooker cue because he was running out of cocaine.Jack Burrell had already spent £150 that day on the drug and couldn't afford to buy more...

Coronavirus: Update from the UK Chief Medical Officers as UK alert level increased

The Joint Biosecurity Centre has recommended that the COVID-19 alert level should move from Level 3 (A COVID-19 epidemic is in general circulation) to Level 4 (A COVID-19 epidemic is in general circulation; transmission is...

Nottingham City Council says its £1.1bn debt ‘at risk of becoming unsustainable’

Nottingham City Council has issued a stark warning about the current level of debt, saying it is ‘at risk of becoming unsustainable’.A new report, published by the city council themselves, highlights a wide range of...

Restaurant Six at Trent Bridge to reopen this week

Six, the elevated restaurant that towers above Trent Bridge cricket ground in Nottingham, is soon to welcome diners once again.The book is now open for those who wish to visit the sixth-floor venue for dinner...

21 September: Coronavirus update – 11 deaths and 4,368 cases recorded in last 24 hours

21 September: Coronavirus updateNotes from Public Health England'Daily reported COVID deaths are now measured across the UK as deaths that occurred within 28 days of the first laboratory-confirmed positive COVID test.We have not received the...

Cotgrave man charged with assaulting emergency worker

A man is due to appear at Nottingham Magistrates’ Court today charged with assaulting an emergency worker after a Detention Officer was allegedly spat at and physically assaulted.Joshua Adams-Jackson, 23, of Cotgrave, was arrested in...

Nottinghamshire County Council seeking formal invitation to submit Local Government Reorganisation proposals

Councillor Kay Cutts MBE, Leader of Nottinghamshire County Council starts the process of local government reorganisation for Nottinghamshire.Councillor Cutts writes:'The process of local government reorganisation in Nottinghamshire is now underway following my letter to the...

Nottingham Bonfire Night 2020 at Forest Rec cancelled

Nottingham City Council has today announced the cancellation of its annual Bonfire Night and fireworks display. The popular annual event was due to be staged at its regular home of the Forest Recreation Ground on Thursday...

Second national lockdown would be catastrophic to economic recovery, says East Midlands Chamber

Chief executive at East Midlands Chamber of Commerce comments on the today's coronavirus  announcement from Prof Chris Whitty and Sir Patrick Vallance. Commenting on the announcement by Prof Chris Whitty and Sir Patrick Vallance today about...

Arrest after man alleged to have used racist language and brandished broken bottle in pub

Police were called after a man was reported to be threatening people with a broken bottle and shouting racist words at a pub.It is believed that a man was refused service at the pub and...

First plots released at Edwalton Park development

National housebuilder Bloor Homes has confirmed that the first plots on the second phase of its Edwalton Park development are now available for sale.Since its original launch, the Edwalton development has proven to be extremely...

Teenager charged with weapons offence after knife crime incident

A 19-year-old man is due to appear at Nottingham Magistrates' Court today charged in connection with a weapons offence.George Redfern, of Kilton Road, Worksop, is charged with possession of an offensive weapon in a public...

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...

Men due in court after suspected cocaine and heroin discovered in car

A proactive police patrol that led to the recovery of class A drugs has resulted in two men being charged with drugs offence.Officers from Nottinghamshire Police spotted a car they thought was acting suspiciously in...

Police seize £150,000 Aston Martin on A60 suspected no insurance

The driver of this brand new Aston Martin attracted the attention of Gedling’s dedicated team of pro-active Special Constables in the early hours of this morning (Monday 21 September) due to their manner of driving.The...

Warning to public after distraction thefts at Nottingham city centre fast food restaurant

Nottinghamshire Police officers investigating a series of distraction thefts have called for the public to remain vigilant.It comes as police from Nottingham city centre’s neighbourhood policing team are investigating two reports of theft from a...

Road collision causes delays on Nottingham trams

Two people were trapped in an overturned car.Earlier service announcement from NET:'Due to a Road traffic collision at around 2 pm we currently have no service between Wilkinson Street and the Forest in both...

Ruddington pub fight leaves man with cut injuries to his neck after bottle thrown

Detectives are appealing for information and witnesses after a man received a cut to his neck in an altercation at a pub.Police were called to Easthorpe Street in Ruddington at around 9.20pm last night after...

Man arrested for assaulting emergency worker after Nottingham city centre fight

A man in custody in connection with a knife offence has been arrested for assaulting an emergency worker after a Detention Officer was allegedly spat at.Nottinghamshire Police was initially called to Burton Street in Nottingham...

Man arrested in connection with fight allegedly involving hammer and knife

Police responding to a report of an altercation involving weapons quickly arrested a man in connection with their enquiries.Nottinghamshire Police was called to a shopping centre in Bridge Place, Worksop, at around 11.35pm last night...

New Nottinghamshire custody suite on time and on budget

Work on a new and improved custody facility for people who are arrested in the Nottingham area is progressing on time and on budget – despite the global Covid-19 pandemic.Work began on a new purpose-built...

Update: road reopens after fallen tree closes A52 in both directions near Queen’s Medical Centre in Nottingham

The road is likely to remain closed for some time today ( Sunday 20 September ).The road fully reopened at around 1 pm.Police said:'Road closed Derby Road between Priory Island & QMC A52.'Likely to...

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...

Self-isolation becomes legal requirement this month – with fines of up to £10,000 for those who flout the rules

People will be required by law to self-isolate from 28 September, supported by payment of £500 for those on lower incomes who cannot work from home and have lost income as a result.New fines for...

Man sentenced after dangerous driving on moped in Nottingham

A man has been sentenced after he drove dangerously on a moped and failed to stop for the police.Ashley Duke, 24, of Radford, received an eight month prison sentence suspended for 18 months at Nottingham Crown...

Nottinghamshire Police arrest man in connection with a Paris murder

Officers from Nottinghamshire Police's Foreign National Offender team have arrested a man on suspicion of murder in Paris on 24 June.The 64-year-old was detained yesterday (18 September) in Hayes, London after a European Arrest Warrant...

CCTV image releases after East Bridgford service station burglary

CCTV captured the moments a man smashed through the front door of a service station with a hammer before stealing booze from the shop.After making it inside the service station in Fosse Way, East Bridgford,...

Police hunt suspects after officer injured following Nottingham nightclub brawl

Detectives are actively working to trace suspects after a car collided with an officer as the driver made off from Nottinghamshire police.Officers were called to reports that door staff had been assaulted as a group...

Nottingham GP reminds public that practices are open and operating

A Nottingham GP is reminding patients that GP practices are still open and operating to help support with medical and health concerns. A number of changes have been made to healthcare settings due to the...