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Star proposes to girlfriend on stage during Mansfield panto Peter Pan - oh yes he did!

Mansfield panto fans were treated to an unexpected, magical bonus on Friday evening - when cast member Adam Moss proposed to his girlfriend on the Palace Theatre stage. Adam, who plays the popular Smee in Peter Pan, stole the show when he popped the ques

today, 17:49 in Regional East

Forest Town road closed after crash

Sherwood Hall Road in Forest Town is currently closed because of an accident. There is also slow traffic in both directions at the B6033 Ravensdale Road junction, because of an accident involving a car and a motorcycle.

today, 12:39 in Regional East

Quiz of the week’s news...

It’s been a busy old week in the world of news, sport and celeb. But how much attention have you been paying to what’s hit the headlines? Have a go at our quick quiz and see.

today, 12:39 in Regional East

Men force their way into house and threaten occupants in Somercotes

Police are appealing for information after three men forced their way into a house in Somercotes house and threatened the occupants. On Thursday, December 1 at 9.10pm a woman knocked on the door of a house on Birchwood Lane. The woman briefly spoke to an

yesterday, 16:26 in Regional East

Distraction burglars steal handbag and safe from vulnerable woman in Selston

Police are investigating a distraction burglary in Selston. Two men gained entry to a vulnerable woman's home in the Royal Oak Drive area by pretending to be putting a fence up on behalf of Nottinghamshire County Council. When they left, the woman notice

yesterday, 15:40 in Regional East

Health Minister praises King’s Mill staff for pulling trust out of ‘special measures’

Health Minister Philip Dunne has congratulated Sherwood Forest Hospitals staff for the “impressive improvements” that lifted the trust out of special measures. He met frontline clinical staff and support workers during a tour of King’s Mill Hospital, in

yesterday, 15:06 in Regional East

Police concern for man missing from King's Mill Hospital

Police are concerned for the safety of a man reported missing from King's Mill Hospital in Mansfield. Shane-Andrew Thompson, 27, was reported missing at around 7.50pm on Wednesday November 30. He is white, 5ft 9ins tall, of a slight build with dark unkem

yesterday, 14:58 in Regional East

£300k cash boost for Minster

Southwell Minster has been awarded a further £295,000 for urgent repairs , as part of a multi-million pound government pot. The award is part of the final phase of grants to cathedrals from the First World War Centenary Cathedral Repairs Fund, after the

yesterday, 14:58 in Regional East

QUICK QUIZ: The week in questions...

It’s been a busy old week in the world of news, sport and celeb. But how much attention have you been paying to what’s hit the headlines? Have a go at our quick quiz and see... And don’t forget to challenge your friends to have a try too.

yesterday, 14:30 in Regional East

VOTE: Your favourite Christmas song of all time

Festive decorations are on the shelves in the shops, Santa wishlists are being penned so it can mean only one thing.....Christmas is almost here. And it wouldn’t be the festive season without the accompanying songs. Whether your jam is a classic, a dash

yesterday, 13:30 in Regional East

Guest columnist: We are facing a social care crisis

In common with most council leaders across the country, I was left utterly dismayed by the lack of Government action in its Autumn Statement to provide the proper support our social care system is in desperate need of. Helping people who are ‘just about

yesterday, 11:44 in Regional East

WIN! Star Wars Top Trumps Quiz bundle worth £50

Think you know everything about Star Wars? 
Well, if you’re lucky enough to win an out-of-this world Top Trumps Quiz prize bundle worth a whopping £50 in our amazing prize giveaway, you can put your knowledge to the test. With Christmas just around the c

yesterday, 11:11 in Regional East

What’s on in Derbyshire this weekend?

Stuck for something to do this weekend? Let us inspire you...

yesterday, 07:00 in Regional East

UPDATE: Part of A38 in Derbyshire reopens after lorry fire

A major road in Derbyshire which was closed earlier today due to a lorry fire has now reopened. The southbound carriageway of the A38 between junction 28 of the M1 and Alfreton is now open. A road bridge carrying the Alfreton Road over the A38 has also r

Thursday, 17:18 in Regional East

ON THIS DAY: deep snowfall in Mansfield 6 years ago

On this day six years ago, heavy snow fell in Mansfield, causing major disruption. The white stuff caused chaos in the area on December 1, 2010 as schools were closed, motorists were forced to abandon their cars and bus services were cancelled. But what

Thursday, 17:09 in Regional East

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