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Everything you need to know about the new £10 note

Just as we've stopped trying to rip apart the new indestructible £5 notes, the new £10 note has been revealed by Bank of England governor Mark Carney at Winchester Cathedral. It will feature a portrait of Jane Austen, with the note being being launched o

18 July 2017 in Regional East

Have you seen missing Hucknall woman Carla?

Have you seen missing Hucknall 27-year-old Carla Richardson? Officers are concerned for her safety after she was last seen in the Hucknall area at around 8pm on Saturday (July 15). Carla is white, of medium build and is around 5ft 4ins tall. She is descr

18 July 2017 in Regional East

UPDATE: Detectives issue fresh appeal as investigations continue into man’s death in Bestwood

Police have issued a fresh appeal for information as they continue to investigate the circumstances surrounding the death of a man in Bestwood. Officers were called around 7.50pm on Thursday (July 13) to an address in Belconnen Road. Enquiries are ongoin

18 July 2017 in Regional East

Primark recalls flip-flops containing chemical linked to cancer

Discount clothes retail giant Primark has recalled pairs of flip-flop over fears they contain a chemical linked to cancer. Three pairs of flip flops sold in the store for almost six months this year have been recalled by the clothes store. A Primark spok

18 July 2017 in Regional East

WEATHER WARNING: Region at risk of ‘intense downpours’ this week, Met Office warns

Thought the glorious weather was here to stay for the rest of the week? Think again. We hate to be the bearers of bad news, but the Met Office has issued a YELLOW WARNING for rain across the East Midlands region. Both Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire are a

17 July 2017 in Regional East

Don’t like Mondays? Here’s how you can appear on new Alan Carr gameshow and win a YEAR off work

Imagine winning a year’s salary on TV, resigning from your job on air and spending the next 12 months doing whatever you wanted. New Channel 4 TV show I Don’t Like Mondays will see Alan Carr give one lucky member of the audience the chance to have a year

17 July 2017 in Regional East

REVEALED: How long readers spend chatting to their children

After a recent survey revealed that parents in the East Midlands only spend 44 minutes a day chatting to their children - we asked if you agreed with the results. And according to our online poll, 81 per cent of our readers spend more than 44 minutes a d

17 July 2017 in Regional East

Mobile cameras are watching your speed on these Nottinghamshire roads

Nottinghamshire Police mobile speed cameras will be operating at the following sites during the week beginning Monday July 17. B6030 Sherwood Hall Rd/Clipstone Rd, Mansfield B6018 Sutton Rd, Kirkby in Ashfield B6023 Mansfield Rd, Sutton in Ashfield A60 L

17 July 2017 in Regional East

Huthwaite man rowed with cops after lorry crash

A Huthwaite man refused to take a breathalyser test and argued with police officers after he crashed into a lorry in Sutton, a court heard. Jack Askew was driving at speed along Lammas Road when his mini Cooper clipped the front bumper of a Jaguar and sp

17 July 2017 in Regional East

Kirkby teen in court for drugs after grandma called cops

A Kirkby teen who was arrested after his grandmother discovered he had cannabis and cocaine was holding the drugs for a friend, a court heard. Police were called to an address on Pearl Avenue, where they seized small amounts of the drugs from Ricky Walli

17 July 2017 in Regional East

Drink driver escaped from cops in Mansfield but caught later

A healthcare assistant was over the limit when she successfullly fled from police in Mansfield but was caught shortly afterwards, a court heard. Alisha Hopkins’ grey Polo was seen veering into the oncoming lane and officers followed it to the Fitness Fle

17 July 2017 in Regional East

Boozy highways supervisor overtook unmarked cop car near Retford

A highways supervisor who overtook police in an unmarked car was pulled over outside Retford and found to be more than twice over the drink drive limit, a court has heard. Matthew Bee’s Vauxhall van overtook the officers on mobile patrol at about 7pm, on

17 July 2017 in Regional East

Kirkby man must pay for repairs after drainpipe stunt

A Kirkby man who shinned up a drainpipe while visiting his sister faces a hefty bill after it came away from the wall and he tumbled to the ground, a court heard. Stuart Burrows was spotted by residents of the block of flats on Chatsworth Drive, Hucknall

17 July 2017 in Regional East

Indian summer predicted as three months of hot weather could be on the way

The UK could be set to bask in three months of hot weather as an ‘African blast’ of hot air heads north to Britain. Forecasters say the UK is likely to enjoy higher than average temperatures between July and September with highs of as much as 36 degrees

17 July 2017 in Regional East

Top 10 baby names for summer revealed- featuring ‘water-inspired’ trend

Water-themed baby names? The top 10 most popular baby names for boys and girls this summer 2017 have been revealed. The trend this season for boys and girls is taking inspiration from nature and in particular water with 42 per cent of parents chose water

17 July 2017 in Regional East

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