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Childline appeal as East Midlands base sees thousands of children seek help

Childline urgently needs donations to keep up with the rising number of children seeking help, the service’s founder Dame Esther Rantzen said today as she hosted a fundraising event in Leicester.New figures reveal there has...

Hay Fever: Myths and tips ahead of a sunny Bank Holiday weekend

The Met Office debunks popular myths around hay fever, and gives advice too - ahead of the sunny Bank Holiday weekend, with the potential for significant pollen across much of the UK.You can now get...

Police appeal after 13 cars are damaged in Wilford

Police are investigating after a number of cars were scratched in Wilford.Police said:'We received 13 reports of scratching to cars - relating to Brookthorpe Way, The Hollows and The Downs since 8am yesterday (Thursday 4...

West Bridgford Bowling Club Open Day announced

West Bridgford Bowling Club invites anyone interested in trying this fascinating sport to its Open Day at its ground on Rectory Road, West Bridgford. Everyone is welcome - the game can be enjoyed whatever your...

Ruddington children’s music and movement classes celebrate winning three awards

Wiggle and Giggle Music and Movement classes for babies and toddlers has won three prestigious Hoop awards.Hoop, the must-have app that lists local family-friendly activities, classes and events, recently announced its 2018 award winners. Wiggle...

Councils join forces to tackle rogue taxis

Nottinghamshire councils have joined forces to tackle rogue taxis. Nottingham City, Gedling, Rushcliffe, Broxtowe, Bassetlaw and Newark & Sherwood have all signed the ‘Cross Border Enforcement Protocol.’In a first for the region, it will give officers...

Nottingham’s The Secret Garden reopens in time for warm weather!

Alex Corman from West Bridgford opened The Secret Garden, an outside bar hidden away in the city centre last year - after many improvements, the bar opens again in time for a sunny Bank Holiday...

Nottingham’s Cave City Festival coming soon

Between 11th and 13th May, the Nottingham will celebrate and showcase a selection of the hundreds of caves that exist below our very feet.With a wide range of events from Friday to Sunday, the level...

Council to launch pet cremation service

A new service for pet owners who want to have their pets cremated is set to be coming to Gedling in the coming months.Gedling Borough Council is working on a scheme which would see it...

New heritage trail planned for Gedling cyclists and walkers

A new series of walkways highlighting the heritage of Gedling has got off the ground.A network of footpaths and cycle paths around the borough will eventually take visitors around the cultural highlights of the area,...

Bus named in honour of driver’s last day on University line

Nottingham City Transport has unveiled its 23rd named bus today (3 May 2018), with Uni 34 - and former Driver of the Year winner - Safdar Ali, taking the honour.The unveiling took place at the...

Nottingham Rugby sign Mike Daniels

Nottingham Rugby is delighted to announce the signing of prop Mike Daniels for the 2018/19 season.Starting his professional career at Premiership side Worcester Warriors, 25-year-old Daniels joins the Green and Whites from Hartpury.Previously playing for...

Police urge caution after medication stolen in burglary

Police are urging caution after medication was stolen during a burglary in Notts.A small, white unbranded refrigerator, containing boxes of insulin pens, was taken during the burglary at a property in Broxtowe Lane, Broxtowe between...

Thief steals perfume from Boots West Bridgford – but forgets his mobile phone!

West Bridgford Police report that a male stole a large amount of perfume from Boots on Central Avenue today, but left his mobile phone behind!Police said:'West Bridgford Neighbourhood Police team have this afternoon (03/05/18) attended...

School celebrates two outstanding performances in U13 Boys Gymnastics

The Nottingham Emmanuel School is celebrating the achievements of two of its Year 7 Gymnasts who brought home a wealth of medals from the East Midlands Championships.Bailey Yates is 12 years old and took part...

Nottingham man jailed for sexually abusing 13-year-old girl

A 26-year-old man has been sentenced to seven years two months in prison for sexually assaulting a 13-year-old girl.Teon Bickley, of Allendale Avenue in Aspley, appeared at Nottingham Crown Court yesterday (Wednesday 2 May 2018)...

West Bridgford Weight Watcher appears in national TV ad

Amanda Waldram, who runs a West Bridgford Weight Watchers group in Rectory Road was selected to appear in a TV ad for the company.Since January 2018, Amanda Waldram has been running weekly Weight Watchers meetings...

Work begins on new £8m care home in Silverdale

Rayner Davies Architects and Wynbrook Care Homes have started work on a residential care home. Situation on the former Clifton Bridge Inn Silverdale, the project provides 83 beds with communal lounges, a cinema and a...

Nottingham recycling business nominated for national award

A Nottingham company has a national award in its sights after being shortlisted for a 2018 Excellence in Recycling and Waste Management Award.Wastecycle, which has its headquarters in Colwick Industrial Estate, is nominated for Waste...

Meet Dave Selywn – Critical Care Consultant from BBC2’s Hospital

Dave Selwyn, one of the stars of BBC TWO's Hospital documentary talks about his work.It all began in London, where I completed my anaesthesia training at King’s College and trained at various Hospitals across...

Nottinghamshire’s artisan food and drink producers raises nearly £3,000 for charity

More than 100 local businesses, individuals and organisations gathered at Welbeck Abbey on Thursday April 26 at a special charity event to celebrate the county and its outstanding food and drink sector.Hosted by the...

Boxing! Notts Fire & Rescue v Police Scotland – 5th May

A charity boxing event to raise money for The Fire Fighters Charity is set to take place this weekend.The event, called Battle of the Badges, will see a team from NFRS take on Police Scotland...

Warning: Elderly West Bridgford resident victim of bank fraud

Local Police officers have been dealing with a fraud that involved an elderly resident in West Bridgford, the offenders are very plausible and the scam relates to internal bank investigations.Police said:'The scammers call and state...

Newark firefighters move into state-of-the-art station

Firefighters in Newark have moved into their new state-of-the-art fire station. The new station has been designed to be much more energy efficient than the previous building which will reduce future annual running costs. ...

Ruddington and Bunny burglaries and car theft

A burglary and car theft in Ruddington and a burglary in Bunny.A property on Musters Road, Ruddington was burgled at around 5am on Tuesday 1st May 2018.A grey Mercedes E350 Hybrid vehicle was...

A52 reopens after four-vehicle accident

The A52 Eastbound from Derby towards Nottingham has reopened. There are still delays being experienced by motorists as the traffic clears through.The road was closed from the Pentagon Island to The Wyvern during late afternoon rush...

A52 Eastbound accident Derby – Nottingham

A four-vehicle collision closed the eastbound A52 from the Pentagon Island earlier - the road has now re-opened with one lane operating.Derbyshire Roads Police said at 5:20pm:'A52 Eastbound between Pentagon and The Wyvern. Currently...

Council apologises for care failings upheld by watchdog

Care bosses in Nottinghamshire have been told to apologise after complaints against them were upheld by a watchdog.One case involved a woman who complained that Nottinghamshire County County had withdrawn her personal care budget.The...

Appeal after man is assaulted and robbed in his home by two men

Officers are appealing for information after two men robbed a man in his home.They entered the property in Ashdale Road, Carlton, punched the man in the face and demanded cash at around 3.45pm yesterday (Tuesday 1...

Rushcliffe refuse team come to the aid of 89-year-old fall victim

Workers from Rushcliffe Borough Council’s refuse team came to the rescue of an 89-year-old who they found lay strewn on the pavement after suffering a nasty fall.Keith Sayers and Ben Mckenzie sadly came across...