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Tier 3: Nottinghamshire ‘treated with contempt’ says MP as council leaders express anger at delays

Leaders in Nottingham and the surrounding boroughs have expressed anger at the confusion surrounding the area being moved into Tier 3.An announcement of the exact details was expected to be announced by the Government yesterday,...

Nottinghamshire County Council is funding free school meals for 22,000 young people this half-term

Nottinghamshire County Council is promising to support its 22,000 local children who are eligible for free school meals by stepping up to cover the cost for the two-week half term.Any child who is currently...

All district and borough council leaders invited to today’s ‘Tier 3’ meeting

In an update to earlier reports, all leaders at Nottinghamshire local authorities are now attending any meeting planned today.A meeting planned for 4:30 pm today 22 October is to discuss possible Tier 3 coronavirus restrictions...

Pedestrian suffers serious injuries in Notts collision

Officers from Nottinghamshire's road safety collision investigation unit closed roads in Worksop following a collision.Police received a report of a collision involving a car and pedestrian in East Gate at around 7pm on Sunday 18...

Controlled explosion carried out after military ammunition found in Nottinghamshire

A controlled explosion has been carried out in Worksop following the discovery of old ammunition and military ordnance.Officers from Nottinghamshire Police were called just after 5.30pm yesterday (16 October) after the discovery was spotted by...

Police seize significant quantity of cocaine across Notts as Operation Reacher continues to yield results

Police recovered nearly two kilograms of cocaine during an early morning raid, as a new proactive policing operation enjoyed renewed success.The raid, which took place in Plantation Side, Radford, shortly after 6am today (Thursday) was...

Christie & Co complete sale of 18th Century Nottinghamshire hotel

Specialist business property adviser, Christie & Co, has completed on the sale of The Fourways Hotel, a closed 18th century Grade II listed hotel in Blyth, Nottinghamshire.The Fourways Hotel, a landmark building within the East...

Man left ‘lucky to be alive’ after hit and run in Nottinghamshire

A 68-year-old man was left fighting for his life after being mowed down by a car which left the scene.Brian Nevick was walking home from the pub when he was hit by an unknown...

Leaked documents show Nottinghamshire county-wide lockdown measures by Wednesday

Leaked Government documents show new local restrictions are now not expected to be announced until Monday, October 12, coming into effect from Wednesday, October 14.All of the county, and city would go into ‘Level...

Nottinghamshire Councils urge people to follow stricter guidelines on COVID-19 and not mix indoors

County, district and borough councils are working together and have added their support to the City Council to urge people to follow stricter guidelines to help stop the spread of COVID-19. It follows a dramatic increase...

Coronavirus Latest: Mobile testing units across Nottingham and Nottinghamshire between 28 September – 11 October

Mobile testing units (MTUs) are located across Nottingham and Nottinghamshire at temporary locations to help increase access to coronavirus testing.If you have symptoms of coronavirus including a high temperature, a new continuous cough or a...

Woman lucky not to be seriously injured after rock thrown at car windscreen

A woman has been left frightened to drive after a large stone was thrown deliberately over a fence at her windscreen.Officers have released images to the damage to her car and also the stone, in...

No fines issued in Nottinghamshire to public or businesses over first weekend of 10pm ‘curfew’

Nottinghamshire Police has thanked members of the public and licensed premises for sticking to the rules this weekend with the new 10pm Covid curfew in force.High visibility patrols were deployed in the city centre and...

Man wanted in connection with domestic violence offences

Police are appealing for help from the public in their search for a man on suspicion of offences related to domestic violence.Nottinghamshire Police have issued an image of a man they are keen to...

Teenager charged with weapons offence after knife crime incident

A 19-year-old man is due to appear at Nottingham Magistrates' Court today charged in connection with a weapons offence.George Redfern, of Kilton Road, Worksop, is charged with possession of an offensive weapon in a public...

Man arrested in connection with fight allegedly involving hammer and knife

Police responding to a report of an altercation involving weapons quickly arrested a man in connection with their enquiries.Nottinghamshire Police was called to a shopping centre in Bridge Place, Worksop, at around 11.35pm last night...

Woman arrested after man suffers broken jaw in assault

A 49-year-old woman has been arrested in connection with an assault which left a man with a broken jaw.The 33-year-old victim was taken to Bassetlaw District General Hospital for treatment following the incident in Doncaster...

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...