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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...

Vital lifeline for Notts carers looking after terminally ill loved ones

Nottinghamshire carers looking after a friend or relative with a terminal illness are being made aware of a free support service which includes emotional support and respite breaks this Carer’s Week (11 to 17 June).The...

Performing arts students from West Bridgford attempt Guinness World Record

Stagecoach Performing Arts in West Bridgford will participate in an attempt to set a new Guinness World Record for the largest simultaneous performance of one show. Celebrating Stagecoach’s 30-year anniversary, students from Stagecoach West Bridgford will...

Police ask for public help to report Bingham ‘car cruisers’

Nottinghamshire Police has received several reports of car enthusiasts gathering in large numbers and driving their vehicles in an inappropriate manner in the Bingham area on Sunday evenings.A spokesperson said:'This type of activity is treated...

RAC Foundation gets £500,000 boost to test new analysis of collisions

The RAC Foundation has received almost half a million pounds of government funding to pilot new ways of investigating road crashes.The £480,000 will be spent helping selected police forces to recruit additional staff to collect...

Floating rafts installed at Trentside Nature Reserves for migratory birds

Three specially designed ‘Tern Rafts’ have been installed at Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust’s Besthorpe Nature Reserve in the heart of Trent Vale and Attenborough Nature Reserve, south of Nottingham, in an effort to provide more nesting...

Community support for West Bridgford RNLI

On Saturday 9th June John & Mary Hawkins hosted a “Thank You” BBQ for branch helpers at their Lady Bay home and received £46 in donations for the RNLI.On Sunday 10th June The Lady Bay...

Peak District set to raise vital funds for Notts County Football in the Community

Nottingham-based charity Notts County Football in the Community (NCFITC), is hosting the Tissington Trail sponsored walk on Sunday 10th June to raise money for the range of projects organised by the award-winning organisation.The 12 kilometre...

Increased patrols after serious sexual assault in Nottingham city centre

Officers are currently investigating after a report of a serious sexual assault in Maid Marion Way in the early hours of Saturday morning (9 June 2018).DI Pam Dowson said: “We’re keen to speak to anyone...

YMCA Adventure Guides camping expeditions launched

Nottinghamshire YMCA is taking families from the across the county on exciting camping expeditions with the YMCA Adventure Guides programme. YMCA Adventure Guides is all about strengthening bonds between parents and their children. Families plan their...

Second away win for Nottingham Outlaws

Nottingham Outlaws ground out a second successive away win in the Yorkshire Premier Division on Saturday when they recorded a hard-earned 36-32 against Lindley Swifts. The match wasn't always the prettiest to watch but the Outlaws...

How you and your community can get involved in the Tour of Britain

Community groups and organisations in Rushcliffe wishing to welcome the OVO Energy Tour Of Britain passing through their town or village are invited to a Community Engagement event to find out more about how they...

Urgent appeal after vehicle containing animal poisons stolen

Have you seen this vehicle? Officers were called at 6.10am today 9 June 2018 to reports of a vehicle stolen from the Fernwood area of Newark.The vehicle, that was experiencing mechanical issues before it was...