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Man arrested after shooting in Nottingham

Nottinghamshire Police detectives have arrested two men on suspicion of attempted murder following a firearms incident in Stapleford.Nottinghamshire Police launched an investigation after a 23-year-old man was shot in the arm near to Hickings Lane...

Police couple leave Australia’s coast to rejoin Nottinghamshire Police

The call of coming back and re-joining the force where they met and fell in love was too much for one intrepid couple – who in an unusual twist turned their back on the sun,...

Council: Use car parks not roads when visiting Rushcliffe, Gedling and Cotgrave Country Parks

Visitors to Cotgrave, Rushcliffe and Gedling country parks are being asked to park considerately and safely.This follows a high level of parking on nearby roads and on pavements and verges which has been obstructing access,...

Covid: Vaccinations planned to start December 9 in Nottingham and Nottinghamshire

The mass rollout of COVID-19 vaccinations is expected to start on Wednesday, December 9 in Nottingham and Nottinghamshire, providing the vaccine is approved by the Government.The huge mobilisation of resources is expected to be ready...

How you can help reshape hospital services in Nottinghamshire – see virtual event details

People in Nottingham and its surrounding areas are being invited to help the NHS shape the way its hospital services are delivered to patients.NHS Nottingham and Nottinghamshire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) has launched a...

Man wanted in connection with distraction burglaries arrested at Clifton address

A man believed to be responsible for a number of distraction burglaries in Nottinghamshire and other counties was arrested this morning at an address in Clifton.Nottinghamshire Police officers detained a 53-year-old man on suspicion of...

Gamston Fields Tollerton Airport: Council requires masterplan before considering housing applications

Rushcliffe Borough Council requires developers considering planning applications for 4,000 homes and employment on land at Gamston / Tollerton  Airport to agree a Masterplan for the whole site, to make sure that the right infrastructure...

Teenager charged after emergency worker bitten on the arm

A man has been charged after he reportedly bit the arm of a police officer whilst he was being detained.The charges relate to an domestic incident on Sunday evening where officers were called to Heddington...

Festive fundraising campaign launched in aid of Nottingham Hospitals

People across Nottinghamshire are being encouraged to support their local NHS this winter, by taking part in a new festive fundraising campaign. Nottingham Hospitals Charity has launched its ‘Festive Fundraising – All Wrapped Up’ campaign, to...

Plans submitted for iconic Nottingham building to fill social housing gap

Plans to bring much needed social housing to Nottingham and breathe life back into a historic pub, that has laid empty for a number of years, are now being considered thanks to a joint venture...

Morrisons offers emergency service workers 10% off all groceries

Morrisons has announced it is offering those in the Emergency Services, Care Workers and Armed Forces who hold a Blue Light Card a 10% discount on their shopping in stores nationwide.The move follows on from the...

Warning after surge in fake goods being sold on social media

The Anti-Counterfeiting Group is warning of a massive increase of fake goods for sale during the run up to Black Friday through 'Deal of the Day' promotions on online platforms and social media sites.Consumers are...

Which Tier will Nottinghamshire be subject to after lockdown ends on 2 December?

An announcement is expected later this week.Nottingham City Council leader Cllr David Mellen said:'The Government has announced a new tier system of Covid-19 restrictions for when the current national lockdown ends on 2 December.'We...

Lidl’s British-grown Christmas Trees return for 2020

Lidl announces its popular real Christmas tree range is back for 2020! What’s more shoppers won’t have to stump up much with prices starting from just £17.99 for the classic looking Fresh Cut Non-Drop Nordmann...

West Bridgford business awarded certification for information security

West Bridgford-based Intoware, a leading provider of workflow automation solutions for utilities, oil and gas and manufacturing industries is pleased to announce that it has received ISO27001 certification for information security management. ISO27001 is an international...

Six masked men steal car after bursting into home and threatening residents with bats and knives

A group of masked men smashed open a door with bats, demanded money and threatened residents, before stealing their car in a terrifying incident.Officers are now appealing for information and witnesses following the aggravated burglary....

Senior Tory councillor says rise in Free School Meals claimants should be ‘celebrated’

A senior Conservative councillor has said a 35 percent rise in the number of children claiming free school meals in Nottinghamshire should 'celebrated.'He also said it was a ‘win-win’, because schools could access additional funding.Conservative...

Hot tub party and gathering of 17 people latest to be fined for Nottinghamshire Covid breaches

A hottub party host ended up in hot water when police turned up and discovered people believed to be from up to five different households mixing – with the organiser saying to cops he didn’t...

Prime Minister’s full statement on COVID-19 Winter Plan – Tougher Tier system and return to spectator sports

PM Boris Johnson made a statement on the COVID-19 Winter Plan.Mr Speaker, thank you very much and with your permission, I will make a statement on the Government’s COVID-19 Winter Plan.For the first time since...

BREAKING NEWS: Boris Johnson outlines Winter plan in House of Commons – new tougher Tier system

The Prime Minister has outlines restrictions after lockdown ends on 2 December.Boris Johnson said:Restrictions  end 2 December  - will not be renewedMeet outdoors - Rule of SixFrom Wednesday 3 December -  weddings, leisure, shops...

Sharp fall in deliberate fires following Notts Fire and Rescue Service campaign

A campaign tackling deliberate fires in Harworth this year has resulted in a sharp drop in the number of fires in the area.In May this year it was raised by the local authority, District Prevention...

Nottingham: Man charged after allegedly entering and remaining in a woman’s car while she was driving – and stealing handbag

A man has been arrested and charged with robbery following a city centre incident earlier this month.The charges relate to a report of a man allegedly entering the back seat of a woman's car and...

Nottingham City Council encourages businesses to apply for financial support

Nottingham City Council has opened applications for financial support for businesses affected by the tiered lockdown system and national lockdown.The grants, launched by Government along with the tiered system of restrictions across the country, are...

Lanes reopen on A52 after collision on Bramcote Island – one arrest

Police were called at about 11.50 am after the report collision between two cars in Derby Road.Three lanes were closed and drivers were advised to avoid the area.Highways England announced that all lanes are...

Council to introduce new QR coded taxi driver licences to increase safety for passengers

QR codes on vehicle plates and drivers badges make it easy to verify that licences are genuine and valid.Gedling Borough Council is introducing a new QR code security feature, on all taxi and private hire...

Police officer bitten on the arm while attending domestic incident

A Nottinghamshire Police officer was bitten on his right arm as he tried to detain a man.Officers were called to Heddington Gardens in Arnold at around 6.50pm on Sunday following reports of a domestic....

Police Interceptors: Video shows Nottingham city pursuit of knifepoint car thief

The third episode of Nottinghamshire Police on Interceptors features a dramatic forced stop, a violent man resisting arrest and a pair suspected of being smash and grab car thieves.The show kicks off with a dramatic...

Morrisons slashes a third off champagne all week

This Black Friday week, Morrisons has slashed the price of a 1L bottle of Baileys in-stores to just £9.99, the cheapest price in a UK supermarket. The spirit will set you back £20 at Sainsbury’s, but from today...

Nottinghamshire County Council finances improving despite Covid shortfall

Millions of pounds of savings are likely to be made at Nottinghamshire County Council over the next few years, due to a £28.3 million budget shortfall.However, finance chief Councillor Richard Jackson said the situation was...

Delays expected as 5 metre-wide load escorted to M1 J29

The load will move on the morning of Monday 23 November. Derbyshire Police said:"We are escorting this abnormal load from Alphaweld in Calver to the M1 J29 Heath this morning."At nearly 5 metres wide please...