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today, 08:05 in Regional East

Nottinghamshire in the snow - click to see a gallery of the best photos

CLICK HERE: to see a gallery of your snow pictures Most of Nottinghamshire has seen a significant amount of snow this weekend. Here’s a round up photos showing how the snow has affected Nottinghamshire. You can share your photos of the winter weather...

yesterday, 16:45 in Regional East

Gritting and road repair crews doubled

Latest figures reveal the impact the recent freezing conditions have had on the county’s roads. Teams have more than doubled the amount of runs compared to last winter to help keep the county on the move. However, a ‘freeze thaw’ process has effected...

yesterday, 13:24 in Regional East

LIVE UPDATES: Road closures, weather warnings and advice for motorists

Most of Nottinghamshire has seen snow fall overnight. Here are the latest road closures, advice and tips on driving in the snow.

yesterday, 09:00 in Regional East

Training for teens to stay safe online

Nottinghamshire Police has launched a new training initiative to educate young people about online grooming, sexting and consensual sex. The training will begin on Monday, March 19, following tomorrow’s National CSE Awareness Day (Sunday, March 18)...

Saturday, 15:17 in Regional East

WEATHER WARNING: Amber alert for East Midlands

The Met Office have put out an amber warning for snow and ice from 4pm today (Saturday, March 17) until 9am tomorrow (Sunday, March 18). Snow showers are expected to become more frequent through the evening and night with icy patches also developing...

Saturday, 12:54 in Regional East

Will your child lose free school meals?

New Government rules coming into effect next month could mean thousands of chldren missing out on free school meals. All families on Universal Credit currently receive free school meals. But from April 1, children in year three and above will no...

Saturday, 11:06 in Regional East

RISE AND SHINE: Live travel updates, weather and more

Good morning and welcome to our live feed on Saturday, March 17. Stay with us here for all the latest travel, weather and news.

Saturday, 08:29 in Regional East

Boozy motorcyclist injured in Rainworth

A Rainworth motorcyclist was over the limit when he swerved to avoid a car that pulled out in front of him, a court heard. Graham Boam received injuries to his collarbone, shoulder socket, two of his ribs, hip and left thumb after the accident on...

Friday, 17:20 in Regional East

Drink driver fled row with girlfriend only to be caught in Mansfield

A boozy factory worker jumped in his car to escape an argument with his girlfriend, only to be caught more than twice over the limit in Mansfield, magistrates heard. Andreys Popjuks’ Audi A4 was pulled over in a routine stop by police officers, on...

Friday, 16:26 in Regional East

Mansfield man faces crown court for knocking stranger unconscious

A Mansfield dad-to-be knocked a stranger unconscious and shouted threats outside a busy town centre pub after he was punched in the face by someone else, a court heard. Witnesses on Clumber Street saw Grant Brazier bleeding from the nose and shouting:...

Friday, 16:26 in Regional East

Sutton drink driver hit bottle after six month break when girlfriend dropped bombshell

A Sutton driver who got drunk after a six-month break from booze when his girlfriend revealed she was seeing someone else was more than three times over the limit, a court heard. Joseph Marshall’s Ford transit van was seen exceeding the 30mph limit,...

Friday, 16:26 in Regional East

Ollerton drink driver couldn’t remember leaving the pub

A boozy Ollerton man couldn’t remember leaving the pub after he collided with street furniture on the way home, a court heard. Ashley Whittaker’s green VW Scirocco hit the furniture on on Forest Road, Ollerton on February 23, and an ambulance was...

Friday, 16:26 in Regional East

Mansfield man: “Mum - fetch me a knife so I can stab him.”

A Mansfield man asked his mum to fetch a knife so he could stab her landlord during a drunken confrontation, a court heard. Gareth Biggs came down the stairs of his mother’s Carter Lane flat, shouting, swearing and swinging his arms at the man, at...

Friday, 16:26 in Regional East

Step inside the Easter egg factory

Have you ever wondered where Easter Eggs come from? Tim Worsnop tells the mouth watering story of one factory that produces literally millions of them every single year. Welcome to chocolate heaven! Easter is around the corner, have you ever wondered...

Friday, 15:16 in Regional East

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