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Man charged with Wollaton attempted robbery and firearms offences

A 38-year-old man is due in court today in connection with a robbery, an attempted robbery and two firearms offences.Ian Watson, of Knightsyard Court, Long Eaton, was set to appear before magistrates in Derby following...

Award winning jeweller to visit Nottingham

Award winning jeweller, Cathy Stephens, will be spending a week at her Nottingham showroom in Flying Horse Walk next week (16 to 23 June) when she will be available for commissions to design or re-design...

Nottingham Rugby announce SIBA beer festival during 2018 FIFA World Cup

Nottingham Rugby is delighted to announce that Lady Bay will host a beer festival in partnership with SIBA during the 2018 FIFA World Cup.Running from Thursday 28 to Saturday 30 June, the festival will see...

Franklin Ellis Architects promotes key member of the team

Nottingham and Leicester-based Franklin Ellis Architects, which celebrates its 25th anniversary this year, has announced the promotion of Jon Crabb to associate partner.Former associate architect Jon has been with Franklin Ellis since 2005 and has...

Appeal after stolen car crashes into tree at University Park Campus

Police are appealing for witnesses and information after a stolen car crashed into a tree within the grounds of the University of Nottingham’s University Park Campus in Beeston Lane last night (Tuesday 12 June 2018).At...

School pupils investigate mock crime scene

School pupils from across Nottinghamshire investigated a mock crime scene at Nottingham Trent University as part of a programme to inspire youngsters to explore a career in law.Pupils in Year 12 and 13 took part...

Rushcliffe School is top in the country for befriending care home residents

The YOPEY Befriender scheme at a care home in West Bridgford is one of the longest-established intergenerational befriending schemes in the UK.Every year since 2014 a new group of about 30 sixth-formers from the nearby...

Investigation launched after ‘domestic’ stabbing in Nottingham

Nottinghamshire Police are trying to trace a man following an assault at a house in Chippenham Road, Bestwood Park.A 26-year-old man was taken to hospital with a single stab wound which required stitches following the...

Directors of Nottingham debt management company disqualified for 29 years

Three directors of a debt management company based in Nottingham have been banned from running companies for 29 years.Robert Michael Solloway, Mark James Harrison and Richard Ian Mott, were all directors of RMR Financial Services Limited,...

100 Nottingham properties without power

A low voltage incident has caused a power cut in Nottingham.Postcodes affected according to Western Power Distribution are:NG5 8FR, NG5 8FU, NG5 8FW, NG5 8GG, NG5 8FN, NG5 8FQ, NG5 8FSThe power company expects normal service to resume by 11:00 am 13th...

Man charged over 17 Nottinghamshire burglaries

A 27-year-old-man has been charged in connection with 17 burglaries in Nottinghamshire.Lee Jason Carnell, of no fixed address, appeared at Nottingham Magistrates' Court on Monday (11 June 2018) and was granted conditional bail to appear...

FREE GIN in West Bridgford and Nottingham for World Cucumber Day

In celebration of World Cucumber Day on the 14th June, Hendrick’s Gin are offering consumers the chance to claim a free Hendrick’s & Tonic, as part of the Hendrick’s Cucumber Exchange.In a move that will...

Appeal for witnesses of Hyson Green street robbery

Officers investigating a street robbery following a minor collision in Hyson Green are appealing for information.Police were called to Gregory Boulevard at around 6.20pm on Monday 4 June to reports that two cars had collided...

Measles outbreak across England mainly due to European travel

• Between 1 January 2018 and 31 May 2018 there have been 587 laboratory confirmed measles cases in England.• The increase in measles circulation is mainly associated with travel to and from Europe where there are...

Woman, 70, callously attacked by four men during burglary at her Notts home

Police are appealing for witnesses and information after a 70-year-old woman was attacked during a burglary at her Nottinghamshire home.The woman was in her bedroom when she was confronted by four men who had broken...

Employers attend Her Majesty’s birthday parade

A group of 24 employers from the East Midlands travelled to London on Saturday (9 June) to attend Her Majesty’s Birthday Parade.The attendees from organisations based in Derbyshire, Leicestershire, Lincolnshire and Nottinghamshire were all selected...

High exclusion rates at city centre schools

Pupils in Nottingham were up to three times more likely to be permanently excluded than regional or national peers according to the most recent figures (2015-16) revealed by a Freedom of Information request.The local data...

Nottingham’s new jazz bar announces opening date

Peggy’s Skylight, Nottingham’s newest musical dining experience, has announced its summer launch date. Launched by musicians, Rachel Foster and Paul Deats, the venue, on George Street, will be open to the public from Friday 24 August. Works...

Broadmarsh: Delays but should still be completed by 2020

There have been delays to the redevelopment of the Broadmarsh area of the city, but Nottingham City Council bosses are still hopeful it will be completed on schedule.The severe weather over winter meant work on...

Commercial investment opportunity in West Bridgford

A commercial investment property in Gordon Road in West Bridgford has been put on the market. Note: The property is currently occupied long-term by Cook food retailer, this business continues as normal - the property is...

Road closed and arrests after two seriously injured in Nottingham assault

Sophie Road, Hyson Green, is currently closed as detectives continue to investigate an assault that happened in the early hours of this morning.Officers were called to a report of a disturbance at around 1.40am today...

Rushcliffe voluntary service launches Handy Housekeepers

Rushcliffe CVS is excited to be launching a new service which is called Handy Housekeepers.RCVS is providing help at home for a very reasonable cost and staff will carry out cleaning, washing, ironing, changing...

Bridgford Road emergency gas works to continue all week

Emergency gas works are taking place opposite the library on Bridgford Road, West Bridgford.The works are being carried out by Cadent.These works require the use of two-way traffic control lights and the stop labelled...

Six out of ten abuse reports in Notts affect older people

Almost six out of ten adult abuse reports to Nottinghamshire County Council relate to people aged over 65 according to 2017/18 figures.This Friday (15 June) is World Elder Abuse Awareness Day, which aims to educate people how...

Council leader’s community update – June 2018

The leader of Rushcliffe Borough Council, Cllr Simon Robinson updates the community from Lady Bay - points discussed are;Property investments Corporate peer review challenge Local Plan Part 2 - ( new housing ) Single-use...

Repton Road to close for street party

Repton Road in West Bridgford is to close for a street party.The road will close on Saturday 23rd June from the junctions with Boundary Road and Malvern Road. The enforcement period is between 10:30...

Nottingham City Transport’s undercover bus returns to catch vandals

Nottingham City Transport’s Trojan bus has been out and about again recently and is one measure that has contributed to a sharp decline in the number of stone throwing incidents targeting buses. The Trojan Bus...

Six years in jail for drink driver who killed 21-year-old in crash

A man has today been jailed for six years for killing a driver in a head-on crash while he was more than twice the drink-drive limit.Twenty-three-year-old Joseph Tame was driving a VW Passat on the...

Council saves £28m on incremental pay freeze

The council says the scheme to freeze incremental pay increases for staff has saved £28 million, but the final compensation costs – should it lose at the Supreme Court – are not yet known.Almost £300,000...

CCTV images released following indecent behaviour on a train

Detectives from British Transport are today releasing CCTV images after a man acted in an indecent way towards a woman.  The incident happened on the 23 May on a service travelling between Sheffield and London St...