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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...

Man arrested on suspicion of ‘sexually touching 15-year-old girl’ in Nottingham city centre

A man has been arrested after Nottinghamshire Police received a number of reports of a man acting inappropriately towards young teenage girls.A man was reported to have groped a 15-year-old girl and made sexual comments...

Man breaks into house by creating a ‘secret passageway’ – brave elderly woman defends property

A man who broke into a house by making a secret passageway through the loft has been jailed for nearly four years.The brave victim, an elderly woman, tried to fight him off with her walking...

Man arrested for failing to comply with conditions of Sex Offenders Register

A man was arrested at the scene of a break-in after police swiftly responded to calls of a burglary in progress in St Ann's.Nottinghamshire Police received a report at around 5.25am today of two men...

Fire crews from nine Notts and Derbyshire stations attend incident in Mansfield

Roads were closed in the early hours of this morning ( 19 September ) as several crews fought the blaze.Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue were called to the incident in Rosemary Street in Mansfield at 3:52...

Part of Nottingham’s Council House sold for office space

Nottingham councillors have agreed to sell part of the historic Council House complex in Old Market Square.The sale relates to offices above the Exchange Buildings to the rear of the Council House, and does not...

‘View Home’ at new £8.5m luxury housing development on historic site opening soon

Developers behind a new £8.5m luxury housing development - built on a site where royals once roamed - will be unveiling a 'view' home later on this week.Developers behind a new £8.5m luxury housing development...

18 September: Coronavirus update – 27 deaths and 4,322 cases recorded in last 24 hours

18 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...

Cup progress is ‘welcome distraction’ for West Bridgford clubs now fighting for the future of their sports ground

Two West Bridgford footballing sides will be putting worries over the future of their home ground aside next week to compete for prestigious FA Cup trophies. West Bridgford Colts and West Bridgford FC will both feature...

£1,000 in fines issued as police get tough on Notts car cruisers

Participants and spectators at a regular car cruising event were handed fines totalling £1,000 – as Nottinghamshire Police issued a clear warning about future gatherings.Officers have been concerned for some time about regular Sunday evening...

Coronavirus: Nottinghamshire R Rate rises to 1.2 – 1.5 with a daily infection growth rate of up to 8%

The latest reproduction number (R) and growth rate of coronavirus (COVID-19) in the UK. Latest R number and growth rate Last updated on Friday 18 September 2020.Latest R number range for the UK 1.1-1.4Latest growth rate range...

Nottingham named Sports University of the Year

The University of Nottingham is the best university in the UK for sports, according to The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2021, published today (Friday 18 September).Nottingham is renowned for its sporting...

Updated: Emergency incident causing disruption across Nottingham’s tram network

The incident is causing delays to all services.NET said in an update at 09:32'We are now running through to all destinations with delays to all services. We apologise for any inconvenience caused this morning.'Nottinghamshire...

The West Bridgford School reports its first case of coronavirus

The West Bridgford School in Loughborough Road reported  the cases yesterday 17 September.12 students in Year 13 have been sent home to self-isolate for 14 days, along with two students in Year 12.In...

Nottingham man speaks of his experience after his hand was partially severed in machete attack

A man has spoken of his worries for the future after his hand was partially severed in a machete attack.Courtney Sylvester, 22, attacked the man with a machete in broad daylight and has today been...

Pictures: Batman delivers toys to Gotham ahead of Batman Day

Ahead of Batman Day on Saturday 19th September, multi-category children's entertainment company, Spin Master, headed to Gotham.They took along the Caped Crusader himself to surprise two lucky children with the ultimate bundle of toys from the new Batman...

M1 J28 northbound – over eight miles of standing traffic after multi-vehicle collision

There are delays of almost an hour for motorists.Highways England said at 4:15 pm 17 September:'Please allow extra journey time if travelling M1 northbound Derbyshire. 2 (of 4) lanes remain closed between J28 and...

COVID-19 Update: The 20 Nottingham areas with highest number of cases

COVID-19 Update: The 20 Nottingham areas with highest number of cases - Nottingham City COVID-19 cases by local area - Nottingham City Council has published data for the week to 6 September.  COVID-19 Update: The 20...

COVID-19 update: The 20 Nottinghamshire areas with the highest number of cases

COVID-19 update: The 20 Nottinghamshire areas with the highest number of cases - to 13 September.COVID-19 update: The 20 Nottinghamshire areas with the highest number of casesThis report summarises the information from the surveillance system...

Armed police arrest man in connection with delivery driver van theft

Armed officers arrested a man in connection with a theft from a delivery driver after raiding a property in Nottingham this morning.Officers gained entry to a house in Vernon Road at around 3.45am and detained...

£100,000 of cannabis discovered in empty Notts pub

More than £100,000 worth of cannabis was discovered when police were called to an abandoned pub by a member of the public.Officers were called to the old building,  in Forest Street, Sutton-in-Ashfield, shortly after 9.30pm...

Rushcliffe School reports coronavirus case – some pupils are self-isolating

The school announced the case in a letter to parents.Rushcliffe School in West Bridgford is the latest of almost 30 schools in the county to be informed by Public Health England that a student...

Sir Paul Smith cinema seats from Nottingham’s Broadway Cinema up for auction!

Arthur Johnson & Sons’ auction is offering movie buffs a chance to own a piece of cinema history in the form of two love seats from Nottingham’s Broadway Cinema. What's more, the chairs are the personal...

Brand new Nottingham Lidl announces opening date

The business confirms the opening date of the newest Lidl in Nottinghamshire.Lidl GB has confirmed that its new supermarket on Beechdale Road, Nottingham, will open its doors for the first time on Thursday 1st October...

750 cannabis plants found in Notts woods by local walker

Hundreds of cannabis plants were discovered in woodland by a member of the public.Police were called to a wooded area near Rufford Colliery Lane, Rainworth, shortly after 8pm on Monday evening (14 September) after the...

John Lewis posts six-month loss of £55m

In the first six months of this year, the Partnership made a loss of £55m, about the same as this time last year, a creditable performance in the circumstances and ahead of expectations in our...

‘Reacher’ the rabbit goes from strength to strength as operation prepares to expand

A rabbit that was rescued by an off-duty officer after being left for dead is going from strength to strength in his new home - as the force prepares to expand the policing operation he...

Roads outside these Nottingham schools will close to traffic in safer spaces trial

Roads outside several schools in Nottingham are being closed to traffic as part of plans to support social distancing and to encourage pupils and parents to walk or use a bike. Car-free streets are being...