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Best businesses in Mansfield and Ashfield honoured at awards ceremony

The best businesses of the year in Mansfield and Ashfield were honoured and recognised for their achievements at a glittering ceremony. Hosted by the Mansfield And Ashfield 2020 organisation, the annual Ball And Business Awards attracted more than 200...

yesterday, 17:39 in Regional East

Lancaster Bomber sculpture on Nottinghamshire-Lincolnshire border approved

Councillors have backed plans for an iconic Lancaster Bomber sculpture next to the A46 into Lincoln which will welcome visitors to Lincolnshire. Members of the North Kesteven District Council planning sub-committee gave the green light for the plans...

yesterday, 17:39 in Regional East

Fracking in our area would need hundreds of wells to become viable, claims report

Anti-fracking campaigners say parts of the Mansfield area could become a big gas field if Fracking was ever to be viable in the UK. One well would have to be drilled and fracked every day for 15 years to produce enough gas to replace just half of...

yesterday, 17:09 in Regional East

Mansfield and Ashfield obituaries, April 25

Chad Obituaries April 25 Click the link to see the latest gallery of tributes to loved ones. To place a notice, visit the Chad offices or call us on 01623 450200.

yesterday, 16:44 in Regional East

Boozer borrowed van to collect takeaway in Sutton

A Mansfield man who borrowed a pal’s van to collect a Chinese takeaway was caught when police were tipped off about his plan, magistrates have heard. Officers were called to the Blue Bell, on Mansfield Road, in Sutton, at 11.30pm on April 15, where...

yesterday, 16:17 in Regional East

Mansfield woman fined for urinating on nightclub stairs

A Mansfield woman who spent a penny on carpeted stairs in a town centre night club has been handed a £165 court bill. Jamie Bracken was detained by doorstaff after urinating inside Lexis, on Clumber Street, and when a police officer arrived she...

yesterday, 16:11 in Regional East

Dangerous driver led cops on high speed chase through Mansfield

A Mansfield man who had “too much at stake” to be stopped by police led them on a high speed chase through the town before he crashed and tried to flee, a court heard. Police spotted a crack in the windscreen of Dwain Smith’s black Seat Leon on Carter...

yesterday, 16:11 in Regional East

Retford man attacked ex after discovering her new partner was his pal

A Retford man slapped his ex partner in the face in front of their son after discovering out she was in a relationship with his friend, a court heard. Dino Hall arranged to drop off the boy and pulled up beside the woman in his car at the junction of...

yesterday, 16:06 in Regional East

Mansfield primary school celebrates good Ofsted report

Staff and pupils at a Mansfield primary school are celebrating after it was been rated Good by Ofsted inspectors. Inspectors from the education watchdog visited Holly Primary School in Forest Town in March this year. The visit was the first short...

yesterday, 14:52 in Regional East

Ofsted says Sutton primary school needs to improve as its leadership team is praised

Brierley Forest Primary School has been found to require improvement by Ofsted although its new leadership team has been described as Good. The education watchdog visited the school on Westbourne View Sutton in February. Inspectors said the overall...

yesterday, 14:02 in Regional East

Appeal after theft of statue from gravestone in Sutton

Police are investigating a theft from a gravestone in Sutton. A bronze coloured statue is believed to have been stolen from a grave stone in the cemetery in Lammas Road, Sutton, at some point over the past two weeks. If anyone has any information,...

yesterday, 13:16 in Regional East

Southwell firefighters unavailable on one in three days, new figures show

Part-time firefighters were unavailable a third of the time at one station in Nottinghamshire during a three-month period. Figures show a mixed picture across the county – with some stations having on-call fire crews available 97 percent of the time...

yesterday, 12:04 in Regional East

CHAD COMMENT: 'Police working with Mansfield paedophile hunters isn't the green light to become a town of...

It seems an odd policy decision by a police boss on the face of it - embrace the work of vigilante groups to help officers track down potential villains. It sounds like something straight out of the pages of a Batman comic. But this is real life and...

yesterday, 11:10 in Regional East

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Good morning and welcome to our live rolling news feed. We’ll bring you everything you need to know until 10am.

yesterday, 07:41 in Regional East

Delight at rise in Ashfield recycling

Council bosses have hailed residents in Ashfield are a rise in recycling rates – but are introducing a charge for garden waste bins. There has been an 11 per cent increase in overall recycling in the past 12 months, which means residents are now...

Tuesday, 19:31 in Regional East

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