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Man who boasted about possession of a machete on social media sentenced

A man who brandished a large machete and boasted about it on social media has been sentenced.Noat Peet, 19, from Worksop pleaded guilty to possession of an offensive weapon appeared via video link at Nottingham...

FAQs: All you need to know about Nottinghamshire’s Unitary Council proposals

Nottinghamshire County Council has produced this FAQ document with other reports as it considers a unitary authority for the county. What is a unitary authority?'Nottinghamshire currently operates on a two-tier structure. A two-tier structure is...

Pictures: A1 Notts expected to reopen soon after 13 hour closure

Highways England had to wait for the vehicle to cool enough to be safe to move.In an update HE said:'Recovery of the vehicle and load is commencing after the vehicle has cooled enough for...

Speed cameras in Nottinghamshire: List of all locations for mobile, red light and fixed devices

Details of where mobile camera teams will be enforcing on Casualty Reduction sites in the next few weeks are below.In addition, Nottinghamshire Police say that mobile teams will be in use and enforcing speed complaint...

Drunk Notts man went on rampage at family barbecue injuring woman

A drunk man threw a bottle a woman’s head, smashed up a car and threatened to burn down a house after going on a rampage at a family barbecue.Gary Peacock, of Furnival Street in Worksop,...

Almost 1200 properties without power in Nottinghamshire

1190 properties have been affected by a power outage.Western Power Distribution confirm that a High Voltage failure has caused the loss of power to hundreds of homes in Retford.The incident was reported at...

RSPCA search for man after attack on baby wood pigeon that led to bird’s death

The charity is releasing images of person they want to speak to and asking him or anyone who knows him to get in touch.The RSPCA is looking for a man in relation to an attack...

Notts man sentenced for drug offences

A man has been sentenced after over 40 cannabis plants were found at his home.Gary Widdowson, 34, from Worksop, was sentenced at Nottingham Crown Court yesterday (5 August).Widdowson pleaded guilty to two counts of possession with...

16-year-old arrested after Xbox stolen in Notts burglary

A 16-year-old boy has been arrested on suspicion of burglary after an Xbox was stolen.Officers from Nottinghamshire Police were called at around 8.40 pm yesterday (Sunday 2 August) to a house in Barn Close, Worksop...

CCTV image released after ram raid at Notts Co-op

An additional CCTV image has been released after a cash machine was ripped out of a shop in a ram raid.Officers from Nottinghamshire Police were called just before 12.15am on Friday 3 July to the...

Seven police officers assaulted in large Worksop ‘disturbance’

Seven Nottinghamshire Police officers were assaulted during a large disorder in Worksop, officers were punched and kicked and suffered minor injuries.Officers are now appealing for witnesses following the disturbance outside a snooker club in the...

Appeal after cyclist suffers broken collar bone in hit-and-run

Keen cyclist Kyle Murcott hasn't been able to work after being thrown over his handlebars in a hit-and-run crash.The 22-year-old B&Q packer suffered a broken collar bone and required treatment at hospital for stitches to...

A1 in Notts closed both ways – multi-vehicle collision – three cars two lorries

The A1 in Nottinghamshire has been blocked both north and southbound this morning after a multiple vehicle collision.Three cars and two lorries collided at around 10am and the road remains closed between Five Lane End...

Concern mounts over 97-year-old Notts woman missing for a week

Have you seen Peggy Ainsworth?The 97-year-old woman lives in the Worksop area and hasn't been seen or heard from her family since Friday 17 July 2020 at around 7pm.Officers are concerned for her welfare. Due...

Mother’s heartfelt plea to trace daughter’s movements prior to her death

The mother of an American woman has joined Nottinghamshire Police in an appeal for information to trace her daughter's movements prior to her death.Paramedics took 31-year-old Tristianna Mahana to Bassetlaw District Hospital on Friday 10...

Concern for man missing from Notts hospital

Have you seen Carl Prudence?Officers are concerned for his safety after he was reported missing from the Bassetlaw Hospital area in Worksop on 19th July.Carl is described as about 5ft 5ins, with very short light brown hair.He was last...

Shop thief jailed for 60 weeks after series of offences in Worksop

A man has been sentenced for a total of 60 weeks in prison after a series of shop thefts in Worksop.Richard Frost, of no fixed address, had previously pleaded guilty and received a suspended sentence...

Appeal after car travels the wrong way on the A57 dual carriageway

Officers are appealing for drivers with dash cam footage after a man was arrested on suspicion of dangerous driving in Worksop a week ago.A white Ford Fiesta was reported to have gone through a number...

Appeal for black BMW after collision injures pedestrian

A 31-year-old man remains in police custody after he was arrested on suspicion of causing a collision in Worksop which left a pedestrian with a fractured leg in the early hours of Sunday morning.Nottinghamshire Police...

North Notts BID announces measures to help businesses return after lockdown

AS MANY businesses across North Nottinghamshire are preparing to reopen following lockdown, North Notts BID has been leading the way with several measures to help them return to normality.Working closely with Bassetlaw District Council in...

Cannabis plants worth £300,000 discovered in Worksop

Two men have been arrested and around 300 cannabis plants uncovered in Worksop.Neighbourhood officers attended a property in Waverley Street at around 10am today (Wednesday 1 July) following a report from a member of the...

Shotgun fired at a car in Worksop

A man is in custody in connection with a report of a shotgun being fired in Worksop.Police were initially called to Kingston Road in Worksop at around 11.40 am on Tuesday 23 June 2020 after...

Armed Police recover knife and gun in bus station stop and search in Worksop

Armed police have arrested a man and a woman and recovered a knife and what is believed to be a gun.Officers stopped the pair after they got off a bus at Worksop bus station at...

A1 Nottinghamshire closed northbound – accident

The A1 in Nottinghamshire is closed northbound between the A57 (Worksop) and A620 (Retford) junctions due to a traffic collision and diesel spillage. Nottinghamshire Police are on scene, and teams from Highways England will also...

Man due in court in after cash machine stolen using heavy machinery

A 29-year-old man is due to appear in court charged with the theft of a cash machine and a conspiracy to steal motor vehicles over the last ten months.The theft relates to an incident where...

17 June – Coronavirus – Three new cases reported across Nottingham city and Notts

17 June update: Coronavirus cases by Nottinghamshire areas - Data published by Public Health England shows how many cases of coronavirus there are in each local authority area in Nottinghamshire.Coronavirus cases data now covers lab-confirmed...