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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...

Gedling Access Road: Works accelerate towards Autumn completion

The first kerb stones have been put in place on the Gedling Access Road, paving the way for the road to officially open in the Autumn.The Gedling Access Road (GAR) is a new 3.8km single...

Emmanuel House’s Wellbeing Support Team SAVED as record-breaking Winter Appeal raises £138,000

Independent homelessness charity Emmanuel House Support Centre’s 2020-2021 Winter Appeal has raised over £138,000, marking the most successful appeal in the Nottingham charity’s 45-year history.Emmanuel House, which has a support centre on Goose Gate in...

4 March NEW Covid Data Nottinghamshire: Seven-day case rates per 100,000 residents – see your area

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

Man due to appear in court after officers alleged to have been kicked and spat at

Police were alleged to have been kicked and spat at by a man arrested in connection with a reported shop theft in Worskop.When an officer attended the incident in Potter Street at around 9.20pm on...

Covid: Rushcliffe seven-day rolling infection rate and number of cases in last week remains lowest in Nottinghamshire

Figures released today showing cases up to 27 February show the figures for Rushcliffe are the lowest in Nottingham for this measure.The latest data shows that the seven-day rolling infection rate per 100,000 residents in...

Nottingham office space to be converted to new council homes

Unused offices in Radford are being turned into eight new social housing apartments. The office space, which forms part of the Woodlands apartment blocks in Radford, were previously used by Nottingham City Homes staff, as meeting...

Police appeal for people who filmed a robbery in a Notts park to come forward to help investigation

Police are appealing for people who filmed a robbery on their mobile phones to come forward with their footage.Officers were called to Sutton Lawn, Sutton-in-Ashfield, shortly after 3.45pm yesterday (Tuesday) after a teenage boy was...

350 cannabis plants discovered at Nottingham address after police raid

Police dealt with two suspects in connection with a cannabis grow uncovered at an address in Redhill.Officers executed a warrant at a residential property in Mansfield Road at around 1.40pm on Monday (1 March 2021)...

Charity delivers its 3 millionth free book to Nottingham children

A Nottingham campaign delivering free books to children has just passed a major milestone. Nottingham City Council has been working alongside the Rotary Club of Nottingham to co-ordinate fundraising for Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library since the...

Arrest after eleven puppies, believed stolen, found in cages and bags rescued by police in Nottingham

Eleven severely dehydrated puppies who were concealed in plastic bags and believed to be stolen have been rescued from the back of a van by police.Officers from Nottinghamshire Police were called to a house in...

West Bridgford football team raises over £1,000 for local homeless community after running over 1000km in January

Spearheaded by their manager, Gamston local Luke Maxted, West Bridgford Knights FC set themselves a target of running 750km in four weeks, with an aim of raising £750.Four weeks on, and the squad has quite...

Nottinghamshire authorities top the charts on vital COVID-19 funding

Nottinghamshire is topping the charts for distributing a vital stream of COVID-19 central government grants to local businesses, according to a new report.All eight local authorities in the County responsible for reaching out with the...

Nottinghamshire war veteran has medals stolen in burglary

Police are appealing for help to reunite a war veteran with a stolen campaign medal.The South Atlantic Medal, awarded to veterans of the Falklands conflict in 1982, was taken during a burglary in Church Lane,...

How will the Spring Budget 2021 impact the West Bridgford Property Market

Following Rishi Sunak’s spring budget announcement, the stamp duty holiday will now be extended to 30 June 2021 and a 5% mortgage scheme will be re-introduced next month.Dan Gooding of West Bridgford Estate, Rex Gooding...

Warning after ‘door knockers’ pretending to be from Rushcliffe council target Compton Acres and Gamston ‘selling insulation and welfare checks’ to residents

The incidents have been reported to trading standards, the council and the police.A Rushcliffe Borough Council spokesperson said: “The Council is aware of reports of individuals knocking on doors on February 27 in Compton...

Dramatic footage shows partygoers fleeing after police are called to illegal Nottingham house party – SEVEN officers injured after violent exchanges

Dramatic footage showing dozens of party-goers fleeing from an illegal house party has been released after police officers were assaulted as they went to break it up.The eye-in-the-sky drone footage shows the revellers running away...

Budget 2021: More details on how the budget affects the East Midlands

The Chancellor today delivered his Spring Budget, setting out a three-part plan.Rishi Sunak said that the plan:“Meets the moment” by protecting jobs and livelihoods across the UK through the next stage of the crisis...

Nottinghamshire Labour Group welcomes East Midlands Freeport announcement

As the chancellor outlined the budget today for the upcoming year, one of the major headlines of importance for Nottinghamshire was the announcement that East Midlands Airport has been chosen as one of eight regional...

Budget 2021: Chancellor Rishi Sunak’s FULL speech and budget detail

The Budget 2021 speech as delivered by Chancellor Rishi Sunak on 3 March 2021. Madam Deputy Speaker,A year ago, in my first Budget, I announced our initial response to coronavirus.What was originally thought to be...

Notts Police ‘Specials’ can become full-time police officers by summer under new scheme

Volunteer cops are being offered the opportunity of a life time to turn their dream job into reality in double quick time.Nottinghamshire Police is urging any current special police constable who wants to convert to...

East Midlands Freeport ‘will drive jobs and investment in the region’, says Chamber

East Midlands Chamber chief Scott Knowles comments on today's announcement confirming East Midlands Freeport.Commenting on Wednesday’s (3 March) confirmation that one of eight freeports in the UK will be established at East Midlands Airport,...

Chancellor Rishi Sunak names East Midlands as one of eight new Freeports in Spring Budget

The East Midlands received a major economic boost today with the government's announcement that it will be one of eight new Freeports in England, creating an estimated 60,000 new skilled jobs for the region.Today's news...

Rushcliffe MP welcomes Chancellor’s backing as East Midlands Freeport gets green light

Ruth Edwards MP has joined regional colleagues in celebrating today’s announcement that the East Midlands Freeport has been given the green light and secured backing from the Government. The announcement, made today in the Chancellor’s...

Budget 2021: All you need to know about today’s announcements from Rishi Sunak

Measures announced by Chancellor Rishi Sunak in the Budget.1. Covid-19An extra £1.65 billion cash injection to ensure the Covid-19 vaccination roll-out in England continues to be a success. £28 million to increase the UK’s...

Rushcliffe could become home to UK’s first fusion reactor – a safe fuel that requires temperatures 10 times hotter than the sun

Fusion offers a virtually limitless source of clean electricity by copying the processes that power the sun. Fusion reactor The UK's first fusion reactor could be built on the site of Ratcliffe on Soar coal power station...

Landlord ordered to repay thousands in rent to Nottingham City Council for unlicensed property

A Nottingham landlord who failed to licence his property has been ordered to pay back over £5,000 in rent. Mr Michael Convery, from Belfast, Northern Ireland, has been told he has to repay Nottingham City Council...

Trent Barton bus services back to pre-lockdown levels from Sunday

trentbarton is increasing its services back to pre-lockdown levels from Sunday March 7 as schools and colleges reopen for all students.The bus company wants to be there for when more and more of its customers...

Man dies after suffering stab wounds at a Stapleford address

A man has died following an incident in Stapleford.Emergency services were called to an address in Moorbridge Lane shortly before 6.20am this morning after a man suffered stab wounds.A 48-year-old woman has been arrested in...