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M1 reopens northbound J28 – J29

The M1 in Derbyshire is closed northbound between J28 and J29 near Mansfield, due to a serious collision involving a van and a car. Derbyshire Police, Fire and Ambulance Services are on scene.https://twitter.com/HighwaysEMIDS/status/1280561754016231424Highways England...

Road closed: Driver dies at scene after rock hits car windscreen on A614 in Notts

Nottinghamshire Police is appealing for the public’s help after a driver died in a collision.Officers were called just after 11.40 am today to a report of a collision where a large rock or piece of...

Machete and stun gun found in a car in West Bridgford

Police found a machete and a stun gun disguised as a torch after stopping a car when they had suspicions about the driver.Eagle-eyed officers spotted that a man was driving even though the vehicle was...

486 patients discharged from Nottingham hospitals went to care homes without Covid-19 testing

Almost 500 Nottingham patients were moved from hospital into care homes without COVID testing, new figures reveal.In the early days of the crisis, the Government told hospitals to free up space by discharging as many...

Arrest after motorist rams police car, drives wrong way on A52, jumps a fence and swims Nottingham canal to evade police

A man was arrested after a police car was rammed during a high-speed chase through Stapleford last night.Officers spotted a suspicious vehicle at around 1.20 am in Dunkirk Road, Stapleford, and followed it into a...

Nottinghamshire Pride 2020: Annual celebration to be held online

Nottinghamshire Pride 2020 - This year’s Nottinghamshire Pride - the annual celebration of the LGBTQ+ community in the county will be going online – featuring performances and interviews with local activists and city leaders. Nottinghamshire Pride...

Man arrested after stabbing in Chilwell seriously injures victim

A 60-year-old has been arrested on suspicion of GBH following a knife incident in Chilwell at around 2am this morning.The incident was reported to the force by EMAS following a stabbing in Reeders Croft.It was...

Broadmarsh walkway closure: ‘Our first priority is to get it reopened’ says council leader

Following intu's announcement last week that the pedestrian walkway from Collin Street to Lister Gate in Nottingham would close completely, city council leader plans to get it open again.The walkway is the most effective...

Police concern for 87-year-old Nottingham woman reported missing

Have you seen 87-year-old Anna Sherry?Officers are concerned for her safety after she was reported missing from Nuthall Road, Basford, near the Spar shop at around 7.30pm this evening.Anna is described as white and...

Council connects the Friary with surplus COVID-19 food for vulnerable people

Rushcliffe Borough Council has connected local charity the Friary with surplus COVID-19 food boxes which will now be distributed to vulnerable people using their services.In April, the charity’s Chief Executive Ben Talbot safely collected over...

Broadmarsh: Council takes back ownership of site in ‘hugely significant’ move

Broadmarsh: Council takes back ownership - Nottingham City Council has control of the Broadmarsh site after the withdrawal of intu from the project amid financial woes.The leader of the council is also looking to...

M1 closed southbound J33 – J 31 – Two- vehicle collision

The M1 in South Yorkshire is currently closed southbound between J33 and J31 near Sheffield/Rotherham.The link road from the M18 southbound the M1 Southbound is also closed. Following a two-vehicle collision, South Yorkshire Police have...

Greater Nottingham Strategic Plan: Have your say and help shape the future for the area

Greater Nottingham Strategic Plan - Residents, organisations and businesses in Rushcliffe are being asked to have their say on the Greater Nottingham Strategic Plan to help shape future planning for the area.  Greater Nottingham Strategic Plan Councils...

New Rushcliffe Crematorium proposals to be discussed at Council cabinet meeting

Rushcliffe Crematorium - Recommendations for a new crematorium based at Stragglethorpe near Cotgrave and operated by Rushcliffe Borough Council are set to be discussed by its Cabinet. Rushcliffe Crematorium A planning application for the site was approved...

6 July: Coronavirus 16 UK deaths – see cases reported today and data graphs

6 July: Coronavirus UK deaths and cases -  These are the latest figures for coronavirus cases and deaths released by Public Health England. 6 July: Coronavirus 16 UK deaths  Total number of lab-confirmed UK cases 285,768 Total number of...

6 July: Seven new coronavirus cases in Nottingham and Notts council areas – see data

The latest situation on numbers of cases by Nottinghamshire local authority area.6 July update: Coronavirus cases by Nottinghamshire areas - Data published by Public Health England shows how many cases of coronavirus there are...

Trent Bridge International Cricket cancelled for 2020

Trent Bridge International Cricket - It has today been confirmed that Trent Bridge’s scheduled international matches this summer will no longer take place at the venue. Trent Bridge International Cricket The home of Nottinghamshire County Cricket Club...

These 16 food and drink stores reopen this week at intu Victoria Centre

intu Victoria Centre has released details of the food and drink options available to shoppers this week. Visitors will be able to stop by Clocktower dining to pick up breakfast, lunch, snacks, hot drinks and sweet...

City opens outdoor play areas, some libraries and Queen’s Drive Park & Ride

Nottingham City Council is reopening more services following the latest Government announcement on the further easing of COVID 19 lockdown restrictions.A range of services have already re-opened which many citizens have already benefited from –...

Valley Road West Bridgford to close for two weeks

Carriageway resurfacing work is taking place.The closure area is Valley Road, between its junctions with Melton Rd and Alford Rd.It's from 08.00 hours Monday 27th July 2020 until 17.00 hours Friday 7th August 2020.Work...

6 July: Latest update on deaths with COVID-19 reported in Nottingham

Deaths with coronavirus reported by hospitals in Nottinghamshire. Figures show deaths at Sherwood Forest Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust by day over time.Figures will be released daily and the graphic...

Notts heritage railway completes massive canal bridge project

A bridge over the Grand Union canal built in the late 1890s has been overhauled and fully restored to carry trains again as part of an ambitious expansion of the Great Central Railway in Loughborough....

Drugs and cash recovered after police force car to stop near QMC

A man has been arrested in Nottingham after police brought a car to a forced stop.Officers from Nottinghamshire Police were passed information about a suspected disqualified driver travelling into the county at around 7.05 pm...

New state of the art visitor centre for Lincoln Cathedral

Lincoln Cathedral - Another major phase of works to Lincoln Cathedral as part of the £16.5m Connected project, of which £12.4m is funded by The National Lottery, is now complete. Lincoln Cathedral Since ground was broken back...

Houses evacuated in Mansfield after fire – two in hospital

Seven houses were evacuated in Mansfield this morning following a house fire.Officers were called by the local fire brigade to Clayworth Court in Mansfield at around 12:50am this morning following reports of the incident.There were...

Police helicopter deployed after lorries targeted at Trowell Services

Five men were arrested after police – supported by dogs and a helicopter – foiled an attempt to steal goods from lorries at a motorway service station.Officers were called to Trowell Services at around 3.45...

Pret a Manger to close 30 stores because of coronavirus impact

Fresh food chain Pret A Manger announced the closure 30 outlets and is expected to cut at least 1,000 jobs at other shops as part of a restructuring.The business said that the impact of coronavirus...

Nottingham student development gets the green light

A well-known local property developer has received formal approval for its plans to build a new student housing development on Nottingham’s Ilkeston Road.The site on the corner of Cobden Street and Ilkeston Road, just...

Victim of fatal Nottingham crash named

Nottinghamshire Police have named the fatal crash victim following the incident in Radford on Saturday morning.Police crash investigators can confirm Gurdip Singh Matharu, 54, of Basford, Nottingham sadly passed away following the two car collision...

Ruth Edwards MP pulls the first pint to celebrate Rushcliffe pubs reopening

Following the relaxation of the lockdown rules, local MP Ruth Edwards went to show her support for local pubs by pulling the first pint for the first customer at the Nevile Arms in Kinoulton. This...