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Post-mortem reveals stab wounds led to Forest Town deaths

Two people died of stab wounds in an incident in Forest Town, Mansfield, a post-mortem examination has revealed.Sixty-six-year-old Richard Thompson, of Old Mill Lane, Forest Town, and his niece, 48-year-old Lisa Butler, of Mansfield, were...

Hoodwinked feels the force in Nottingham!

Star Wars fans descended on Victoria Market in Nottingham last week to pose for photographs with their favourite characters and the R2Tweet2 robin sculpture. Families queued up to have their photos taken with members of the...

West Bridgford man apologises to ambulance crew

A West Bridgford man apologised to the emergency services after appearing in court for causing them bother when drunk.Nottingham magistrates heard that a first responder and ambulance crew were called when Gary Coles was found...

Police search River Trent in West Bridgford after reports of body in water

Police are searching the River Trent near Lady Bay Bridge.A spokesperson for Nottinghamshire Police has confirmed the search is taking place.The search has been underway since lunchtime today ( 30 August )The spokesperson added: "Police are...

Nottingham Emergency Department experts to teach 1,000 people to save lives

Staff from the Children’s Emergency Department at Nottingham University Hospitals are hoping to teach up to 1,000 adults and children to save a life at Wollaton Park on 1 September 2018.The team, who are based...

Cat found in West Bridgford

This cat has been found in the Musters Road area of West Bridgford.The cat seems lost and the resident has contacted the RSPCA who are collecting it later today ( 30 August )The cat is...

Visitor numbers to Nottinghamshire up by 1.3% in 2017

New statistics have revealed tourism and the wider visitor economy in Nottinghamshire saw a healthy growth in 2017.The latest Scarborough Tourism Economic Activity Monitor (STEAM) report 2017 revealed the number of visitors to the city...

Devonshire Road to close for eight weeks for pavement resurfacing

The work is due to commence on Monday 1st October and is scheduled to last eight weeks.In a letter to residents Nottinghamshire County Council said:'As you may imagine, this type of activity cannot be undertaken...

Highfields Park reopens this week after £4.8 million restoration

On Friday 31 August, the spirit of the roaring Twenties will be revived as Highfields Park is officially reopened following a major National Lottery-funded restoration project which began in 2015.The largest piece of work involved...

Jail for Nottingham burglar found hiding in woman’s bathroom

A 22-year-old man has been sentenced to two years and eight months after breaking into a young woman’s house and stealing an amount of cash. She found him hiding behind her bathroom door before he...

Tour of Britain: ALL Road closures across Nottinghamshire confirmed

It’s now only ten days until some of the biggest names in cycling ride the 215km Tour of Britain route through Nottinghamshire on Saturday 8 September. See all closures across the county. National race organisers and...

Police name people who died at Forest Town house

Two people who died following an incident in Forest Town, Mansfield, have been formally identified.66-year-old Richard Thompson, of Old Mill Lane, Forest Town, and his niece, 48-year-old Lisa Butler, of Mansfield.Both were treated for...

A453 closed after serious accident between car and lorry

A detour is in place for motorists after a serious accident on the A453 Remembrance Way.AA traffic reports:'29 Aug 2018, 4:13PM (first reported) A453 Road closed, accident - queueing Traffic, detour in operation, note change of direction. Road...

Nottingham man jailed for historical sexual abuse offences

A 74-year-old man has been jailed for three-and-a-half years after being found guilty of historical sexual offences against two young girls.David Woodward (pictured), of Cawston Gardens, Bulwell, was convicted of two offences of indecent assault...

Arrests after elderly woman conned out of £14,000 for ‘roof repairs’

Four men have been arrested on suspicion of fraud after allegedly taking an 83-year-old woman to the bank to withdraw £14,000 for roof repair work.The men, aged 40, 38, 22 and 20, were arrested yesterday...

Thaikun closes Victoria Centre restaurant

Thaikun has closed its Nottingham city restaurant.A notice reads: "We are sorry to say we have decided to close our restaurant after over two happy years here in Nottingham."This location didn't quite work out...

Investigation launched after pair die at same Notts address

Detectives are investigating the deaths of a 66-year-old man and 48-year-old woman following an incident in Forest Town, Mansfield, last night (Tuesday 28 August).Officers were called just after 10pm to assist ambulance crews, following the...

Clifton man sentenced for continuing to threaten and intimidate his neighbour

A Clifton man has been given a suspended prison sentence after breaching an anti-social behaviour injunction three times. Forty-six year-old Ashley Smith, of Florey Walk, Clifton, was originally given the injunction for intimidating and threatening violence...

Members of public find weapon while litter picking

The Clifton Neighbourhood Policing Team was contacted by a member of the public yesterday after they found a knife while out litter picking.The group were collecting litter in the Clifton area when they found the...

CCTV: Bicycle stolen from Rushcliffe Arena

Police have released these images of a male wanted in connection with the theft of a bike at Rushcliffe Arena.Do you know this male? This male is alleged to have been involved in a...

New jazz bar launched in Nottingham

This bank holiday weekend, Nottingham’s bar scene welcomed the arrival of newcomer, Peggy’s Skylight.To celebrate its launch, the new jazz bar on George Street hosted a whole weekend of live music performances which kicked...

More dual recycling and litter bins installed across Rushcliffe

Towns and villages across Rushcliffe have received further recycling and litter bins to help promote ‘Recycling On The Go’ which reduces street litter and encourages residents place items in the right place and the right...

OVO Tour of Britain: Full guide map to Nottinghamshire stage

Here is a full Nottinghamshire guide map to Stage 7 of the Tour of Britain event on 8th September, also see our West Bridgford start and Rushcliffe tour maps and guides for spectators.The penultimate...

Keyworth folk gearing up for Tour of Britain

Cycling fever is sweeping Keyworth as local people gear up for the Tour of Britain racing through their village on Saturday 8 September.Local school children from the village’s three primary schools have decorated 200 life-size...

Appeal after 86-year-old has handbag stolen

At around 11am yesterday (Monday 27 August) an 86-year-old woman had her handbag stolen in Hucknall Town Centre.The woman was distracted by two Asian women who were believed to have been asking her questions, while...

Digital showcase event heads to Rushcliffe to boost local business

Businesses are being invited to a special showcase event being held in Rushcliffe next month as part of a partnership project which is designed to help grow the local economy.Funded by Rushcliffe Borough Council and...

Bellydancing group inspired by the Tour of Britain

A Bellydancing group are among the latest members of one community inspired by The Tour of Britain’s arrival and set to wow the riders with their colourful costumes as they race through Ruddington. The local Nara...

Nottingham drug dealer jailed for seven years

A drug dealer has been jailed for seven years and six months after his mobile phone records gave away his involvement in supplying heroin, cocaine, crack cocaine and cannabis.Officers searched the home of 23-year-old Donte...

Police warning after women report drinks being spiked in Nottingham city centre bars

Police are investigating after receiving three reports of drinks being spiked in the city over the weekend.Two incidents are believed to have taken place at The Bowery and one at Bodega between Saturday night and...