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A Retford man headbutted a police officer on New Year’s Eve as he was being arrested in his boxer shorts after an all-day drinking binge, a court heard. John Marshall was woken up by police at 10.30pm, at his Albert Street home, after a complaint was mad
A boozy car mechanic was more than three times over the limit when he veered across the road in front of a police car in Mansfield, a court heard. Zbigniew Cierpial was driving a Citroen Xsara along Sutton Road, just after midnight, on February 5. A brea
Topping pies are going down under, to give new Zealanders a taste of Yorkshire cooking. Handcrafted pork pies made by a Doncaster based family-run bakery, are being shipped to foreign shores, thanks to a partnership with UK food exporter, Smylie Ltd. The
Gainsborough’s MP says it would be a “disaster” if President Trump’s invitation to visit Britain was cancelled because of a public backlash. A petition has been launched to prevent President Trump from making a state visit to the United Kingdom. The peti
It took a very long time to complete this mile...seven months to be precise, as this is how long it took mother and daughter duo to collect a mile of pennies to say thank you to the hospice for the care it’s provided. Sue Brown, 67, and her mother Kathle
Storm Doris is set to hit Lincolnshire on Thursday, with winds of up to 80mph set to bring major disruption and damage. Here’s everything we know so far.
Primark has removed a t-shirt promoting hit US TV show The Walking Dead from its stores after it was branded “fantastically offensive” and “racist” by an angry shopper. WARNING: WALKING DEAD VIDEO CONTAINS SCENES OF VIOLENCE Outraged Ian Lucraft was so o
The heartbroken daughter of murdered Dinnington pensioner Tommy Ward has today issued an emotional appeal on the anniversary of his death. Jackie Perry, 53, has continued to live with the pain not knowing who left her dad for dead in his Maltby home on O
Isle boot camp coach and fat loss expert Sue Taylor recently married Neil Birch at Ye Old Belle near Retford. There were 29 guests including Sue’s sons Jordan, 16, and Mitchel, 15, who also acted as father of the bride. After the ceremony the couple head
Athletic Rother Valley MP Sir Kevin Barron, 70, will be among thousands to run this year’s London Marathon. Sir Barron will be one of 16 MPs taking part in the race around the capital on April 23, and hopes to raise cash for Age UK Rotherham. He said: “T
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Research shows the average East Midlands' motorist spends £2,136 on their cars each year - almost 10 per cent of their salary. The Car People study also found that in our region:
Health and safety experts are to examine a staircase in a Worksop house as part of a probe into the death of a tenant. Aleksander Jakubowski was one of several people who lived in the three-storey property on Netherton Road, an inquest heard on Monday. H
The way that a Crowle family lit up the lives of their community during the festive season has won them a top trophy. Crowle Lights Committee has proudly announced the inaugural winner of the Brigley House Trophy for the Best Decorated House in Crowle an
A Gainsborough woman who allowed her former boyfriend to grow cannabis in her flat was given a 12-month community order by a judge. Emily Parker, aged 21, was arrested after police found nine cannabis plants at her home in Lewis Street, Gainsborough. Lin
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