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New pcsos welcomed to Notttinghamshire Police

Fourteen Police Community Support Officers (PCSOs) paraded in front of friends and family at Nottinghamshire Police Headquarters on Friday 23 February 2018 at their passing out ceremony. The event completes Cohort 4 six-week training programme and the...

today, 11:28 in Regional East

Two thirds of drivers would risk driving through flood water

A report by the Environment Agency says wo-thirds of drivers would risk driving through flood water, despite it being the leading cause of death during a flood. The agency’s Caroline Douglass described the statistic, taken from a survey of 18,000 AA...

today, 11:11 in Regional East

‘Beast from the East’ weather warning for this week

Heavy snow is expected to hit the East Midlands as a cold blast of air known as “the Beast from the East” arrives from Russia. Forecasters say the freezing weather could bring travel disruption and power cuts as Britain faces its coldest February week...

today, 09:49 in Regional East

Bradley to apologise for tweet says Labour Party

Mansfield MP Ben Bradley is to apologise to Jeremy Corbyn for making false claims about links with communist spies, the Labour Party has said. Ben Bradley was threatened with legal action after making the claims about Mr Corbyn on social media earlier...

yesterday, 18:24 in Regional East

Reports from the courts

Cases completed at Mansfield Magistrates’ Court Violence Simon peter Sheffield , 43, of Southwell Road East Rainworth,admitted assaulting a male. He was discharged conditionally for 12 months and ordered to pay compensation of £50 and victim surcharge...

yesterday, 18:24 in Regional East

Do not donate to fake fundraising site for Daisy warn police

Police say an online fundraising account set up in the name of a six year old girl is a fraud. Daisy Dymyd was found unconscious at her home in Tuxford, Nottinghamshire on Monday and was pronounced dead at Sheffield Children’s Hospital. On Friday, her...

yesterday, 10:10 in Regional East

Shirebrook firefighters come to aid of dog

Shirebrook firefighters rescued a small dog which had fallen down a manhole this morning. The rescue took place shortly after 6.30am. A Derbyshire fire service spokesman said: "The manhole was open as the cover was removed. "The local...

yesterday, 09:29 in Regional East

RISE AND SHINE: Live travel updates, weather and more

Good morning and welcome to our live feed on Saturday February 24. Stay with us here for all the latest travel, weather and news.

yesterday, 08:07 in Regional East

Ex soldier’s arrest for wrapping belt around hand in Mansfield fracas

A former soldier who “stood his ground” and broke up a fight in Mansfield was arrested for wrapping a belt around his hand, a court heard. Alan Briggs was arrested as he sat in a taxi, after witnesses mentioned his earlier involvement in the fracas...

Friday, 16:43 in Regional East

Mum ransacked handbag in Mansfield nightclub

A mum spent a night in the cells after rifling through an unattended handbag while its owner danced nearby, a court heard. Nikki Jackson took a Morrisons fuel card from the bag, in the Rush nighclub, on February 3, but later discarded it. When the...

Friday, 16:43 in Regional East

Bassetlaw drink driver crashed into railings in Mansfield

A Bassetlaw drink driver collided with metal railings after a boozing session in Mansfield with his brother, a court heard. Andrew Thorpe’s Ford Focus crashed on Leeming Lane South, at 3.30am, on February 2, and the pair were found walking along Green...

Friday, 16:36 in Regional East

Mansfield teen’s car vandalism spree

A drunk Mansfield teen who went on a car vandalising spree in his own street has been handed a £650 court bill. Jamie Burton began shouting and screaming at 4.20am, on February 2, and then pushed and pulled at his neighbour’s garden gate, on Mansfield...

Friday, 16:36 in Regional East

Anxious wait for Mansfield workers as Maplin goes up for sale

The future of electronics firm Maplin will be decided “in a matter of days” after bosses put the business up for sale. The firm has a store on Portland Retail Park, Mansfield. A spokesman said they were in advanced talks with several parties and hope...

Friday, 16:24 in Regional East

A danger to life: How cold will it get as the Beast from the East arrives in Notts?

The Beast from the East is on its way towards Britain and forecasters are warning of potentially life-threatening temperatures after issuing a weather alert for Notts. Public Health England’s Extreme Events team are urging people to take extra special...

Friday, 15:09 in Regional East

WEATHER: Gritters out in force in Notts as weekend temperature plummets.

Gritting teams will be out in force over the weekend, with temperatures around Nottinghamshire set to plummet. Latest forecasts are predicting freezing night time temperatures on Saturday and Sunday, with a possibility of snow and ice day and night in...

Friday, 14:56 in Regional East

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