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‘There’s a rat in my house!’ Notts Police release unnecessary 999 call data

Nottinghamshire Police has issued its latest misplaced emergency calls and has issued a fresh plea to use 999 responsibly, as the force’s emergency call takers prepare for what is typically one of their busiest weekends...

Bunny and Plumtree celebrate Tour of Britain with eponymous displays

Bunny and Plumtree display bunnies and... a plum tree to welcome the Tour of Britain. Villagers in Bunny are decorating the race route with bunny themed items to welcome the riders on September 8. To find...

Gotham By-election: Full results of last night’s vote

A by-election was held for the Gotham ward of Rushcliffe Borough Council last night. ( 23 August )The by-election was called after the resignation of former councillor Stuart Christopher Matthews, who represented the Conservatives.He is...

GCSE Results: Nottingham Emmanuel School celebrates GCSE results

There was an atmosphere of great excitement at The Nottingham Emmanuel School as students collected their GCSE results today.Analysis of the latest results show that the majority of students again gained strong passes in Maths...

Notts Fire is recruiting an Occupational Health & Fitness Manager

The fire service is recruiting for the position which covers a workforce of 900 people. Details.The service says in its recruitment drive:'We are recruiting for an Occupational Health and Fitness Manager.'We are looking for a...

Arrest after woman, 82, seriously injured in road collision

A man has been arrested in connection with a crash in Chilwell.A white Nissan Note was in collision with an 82-year-old woman in Nottingham Road, near Ranson Road, at about 4.10pm yesterday (Wednesday 22 August...

Three arrests in Nottingham gunshot investigation

Police investigating reports of a suspected gunshot in Hyson Green earlier this week have made three arrests, as part of their ongoing investigation into the incident.The arrests follow reports of a suspected gunshot in the...

Delays to Nottingham rail services after person hit by train

A person has been hit by a train between London St Pancras and Luton.Updated 4:40pm.This is between London St Pancras and Luton and is disrupting trains on the London St Pancras / Corby / Nottingham...

Blueprint appoints new Deputy Chief Executive

Blueprint, the multi award winning developer that specialises in the development of sustainable places, has appointed Sam Veal to the newly created role of Deputy Chief Executive.Sam has more than 30 years’ experience in construction,...

GCSE Results: Record results for Nottingham High School

Nottingham High School students are celebrating again this week after achieving a record set of GCSE results.This year’s cohort has excelled, 51.1% of grades were secured at the equivalent of an A* (Grades 8...

Woman, 88, robbed and assaulted in Nottingham city centre

Police are appealing for witnesses and information after an 88-year-old woman was pushed to the ground during a robbery in Nottingham City Centre.It happened at about 11am yesterday (Wednesday 22nd August 2018) as the victim...

Rushcliffe Housing: Local Plan Part 2 submitted

Rushcliffe Borough Council has submitted its Local Plan Part 2 that outlines key housing allocations in the borough over the next decade.Central government requires the Borough to build 13,150 new homes by 2028 and proposals...

Appeal for witnesses after Wollaton robbery

Police are appealing for witnesses and information following a robbery in Wollaton.It happened in Bramcote Lane, outside the Royal Bank of Scotland, at 12.30pm yesterday (Wednesday 22 August 2018).A man was going to the bank...

West Bridgford newsagent to close for good

Another independent West Bridgford business will close its doors for the last time this weekend.The West Bridgford Local News Shop at 16 Gordon Road will cease trading on Saturday 25 August.The shop sells and delivers...

GCSE Results: East Leake Academy students celebrate results

Students from East Leake Academy, part of the Diverse Academies Learning Partnership, were today celebrating another successful year for GCSE results.As the new, tougher GCSE grading structure was this year extended to include more academic...

GCSE Results: Farnborough Academy’s record-breaking results

Pupils are celebrating at The Farnborough Academy in Clifton after they received record breaking results.This year has seen the introduction of new GCSEs which are widely considered to be tougher than previous years. The old...

Over 200,000 people expected to use East Midlands Airport in next 10 days

The August Bank Holiday rush has begun with high demand for end of August flights from East Midlands Airport (EMA) before the new school term starts.Over 200,000 passengers are predicted to fly to and from...

GCSE Results: National Church of England Academy students celebrate excellent GCSE results

Students at the National Church of England Academy in Hucknall, part of the Diverse Academies Learning Partnership, were celebrating this morning as they received their GCSE results.There was a hugely positive atmosphere at the academy...

Rushcliffe health practitioners say ‘cycle more’ to celebrate the Tour of Britain

Health practitioners and Rushcliffe Borough Council are encouraging residents to cycle more often and ensure they always wear the correct safety equipment as part of the celebrations of the Tour of Britain.GPs and staff from...

Nottingham Girls’ Academy celebrate best ever GCSE results

Nottingham Girls’ Academy is today celebrating their best ever GCSE results. 68% of pupils achieved a standard pass in English and Mathematics and 38% of pupils achieved a strong pass. In addition to this, the academy...

News GCSE exam grading explained

As well as students bracing themselves for their GCSE results today (Thursday, 23 August), Nottinghamshire County Council is keen to demystify the updated GCSE grading system.Nottinghamshire County Council’s children and young people’s committee chairman, Councillor...

Drugs, cash and phones seized in early morning warrants across Notts

Drugs, cash and mobile phones were seized during two warrants carried out by the Op Reacher team yesterday morning (22 August 2018).At around 8am, a number of officers travelled to Top Valley and Hucknall as...

Council pays compensation to families over unfair schools admissions policy

Two Notts families who had to send their children to different schools due to an unfair policy are to be paid £500 compensation per year.It was decided last year that the council’s school admission policy...

Cotgrave: Laser pen shone at firefighters dealing with grass fires

More grass fires, thought to be arson, were set in Cotgrave on Monday 21 August. Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service said:'In the past couple of weeks, crews have been called to a number of grass fires...

Gotham By-Election: Candidates outline their priorities

The candidates in the upcoming Gotham by-election have outlined why they want to be elected.Voters will head to the polls tomorrow, Thursday, August 23, to choose a new councillor for Rushcliffe Borough Council.The count will...

ADVICE TO MOTORISTS: Police are attending three serious crashes in Nottinghamshire

Police are currently ( Wed 22 August 5pm ) dealing with three serious crashes in Nottinghamshire.Police said:'Officers are in attendance at a collision on the M1 and diversions are in place which will cause significant...

M1 closed for ‘a number of hours’ after fatal traffic accident

A person has died following a crash on the M1 this afternoon Wednesday 22nd August.Nottinghamshire Police said:The M1 northbound will be closed between J25 and J26 for a number of hours while officers investigate.Highways Agency...

Serious collision closes M1 at J25 northbound

A serious collision on the M1 northbound has caused all lanes to be closed at Junction 25.The AA reports: 2:23pm first reportedAll lanes stopped, accident, queueing traffic.'All lanes stopped and queueing traffic due to...

Man wanted after assault at Nottingham takeaway

Do you know this man? Officers want to speak to him in connection with an assault at a takeaway in the City.A 30-year-old man was approached by a man in Kismet Kebabs on 10 June...

East Midlands Airport shortlisted for national transport award

East Midlands Airport (EMA) has been shortlisted for a national transport award.The Transport Times’ Annual Transport Awards celebrates the success of many national and local transport projects.EMA’s shortlisting, as Airport of the Year, is in...