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Mum dying of cancer bids to buy home for autistic teenage son

Mum dying of cancer bids to buy home for autistic teenage son

A woman who is dying of cancer is desperately trying to raise £50,000 to pay off her home and secure stability for her 17-year-old autistic son. Gina Kerriage, of Newark, was diagnosed with primary breast cancer at Nottingham City Hospital in November 20

yesterday, 19:17 in Regional East
 
Swimmers battle hypothermia, jellyfish and 50 nautical miles to claim Guinness World Record

Swimmers battle hypothermia, jellyfish and 50 nautical miles to claim Guinness World Record

These fearless women overcame choppy waters, jellyfish stings and hyperthermia as they swam the North Channel to claim a Guinness World Record. Carlton's Vicki Watson, 47, Newark's Caroline Sims, 43, and Nottingham's Sarah Gatland, 41, were part of a fiv

yesterday, 18:24 in Regional East
 
Passer-by tells of desperate attempts to save motorcyclist's life after crash

Passer-by tells of desperate attempts to save motorcyclist's life after crash

A teenager has re-lived the harrowing moments he and a group of strangers tried to save the life of a motorcyclist. A man in his 30s died as a result of a crash in Gregory Boulevard today, Sunday, February 19. The horror smash happened at about noon, and

yesterday, 18:07 in Regional East
 
Last chance to see if your fiver's worth £50,000

Last chance to see if your fiver's worth £50,000

Someone could be sitting on a small fortune as a rare £5 worth up to £50,000 is yet to be uncovered. Birmingham micro-artist Graham Short etched out 5mm pictures on the notes and then spent one each in four of the home nations - Wales, Northern Ireland,

yesterday, 17:38 in Regional East
 
Missing woman last seen in Worksop several days ago

Missing woman last seen in Worksop several days ago

Police are concerned for the safety of a woman who has been missing for several days. Anna Marie O'Brien hasn't been seen since Thursday, February 16, when she was reported missing from the Worksop area at around 7pm. She is described as being of a mediu

yesterday, 17:26 in Regional East
 
Video shows a look back at life in Radford, Bobbers Mill and Lenton pre-1970s

Video shows a look back at life in Radford, Bobbers Mill and Lenton pre-1970s

How many of our readers remember Plimsoll Terrace? Or what about Connaught Street? They are some of Nottingham's forgotten streets which are no longer around. They feature in our nostalgic look back at life in Radford, Bobbers Mill and Lenton, starting a

yesterday, 17:10 in Regional East
 
Missing 82-year-old may be confused or disorientated, say police

Missing 82-year-old may be confused or disorientated, say police

An 82-year-old woman has gone missing from Bulwell and police fear she may be confused or disorientated. Norma Spencer was last seen carrying two bags of shopping at the supermarket Morrison's at noon on Sunday, February 19. Read more: Concerns as dead h

yesterday, 17:10 in Regional East
 
Dog owner prosecuted for not updating details on pet's microchip

Dog owner prosecuted for not updating details on pet's microchip

A dog owner has been taken to court for not updating the details on his pet's microchip. Animal lover Peter Wagstaff protested about the new law, which obliges him to change the ownership data to his personal details. He had failed to update the chip wit

yesterday, 17:00 in Regional East
 
Emergency services attend crash on the A52

Emergency services attend crash on the A52

Emergency services are dealing with a crash on the A52 in Stapleford. An eyewitness has told The Post that the multi-vehicle crash happened close to Bardills Island on the A52 Brian Clough Way on Sunday afternoon. The stretch of road involved links the c

yesterday, 16:45 in Regional East
 
Concerns as dead horse found behind houses in Stapleford

Concerns as dead horse found behind houses in Stapleford

The RSPCA are investigating and police have been called after a dead horse was find in a dyke close to houses. The animal was discovered in a ditch in a field behind Talbot Drive, Stapleford, on Sunday morning. Local residents gathered at the scene and h

yesterday, 16:33 in Regional East
 
Motorcyclist dies following crash on Gregory Boulevard

Motorcyclist dies following crash on Gregory Boulevard

A motorcyclist has died following a collision on Gregory Boulevard. The road, in Forest Fields, has been closed near The Stage hotel since around noon and Nottinghamshire Police have now confirmed that a man in his 30s has died as a result of the crash.

yesterday, 16:05 in Regional East
 
Man knocked off his bike says heartfelt thank you to those who stopped to help

Man knocked off his bike says heartfelt thank you to those who stopped to help

After being knocked off his bike in Beeston, Robert Cleave wrote a letter to the Post to thank those who had come to his aid. Here's what he had to say. The Post on Wednesday February 8th carried an article on page 26 about an accident that happened to a

yesterday, 15:34 in Regional East
 
Live updates as main Nottingham road closed due to serious crash

Live updates as main Nottingham road closed due to serious crash

A main road in Nottingham is closed this afternoon following a serious crash. Gregory Boulevard is shut in both directions between Radford Road and Sherwood Rise, close to the Forest Recreation Ground. Police are describing the incident as 'serious', but

yesterday, 14:08 in Regional East
 
Main road in Nottingham closed due to serious crash

Main road in Nottingham closed due to serious crash

Part of Gregory Boulevard has been closed by police following a serious crash. The road has been shut in both directions due to an incident between Radford Road and Sherwood Rise. Traffic is backing up in the area. Read more: Man pulled from River Trent

yesterday, 13:49 in Regional East
 
Wollaton Street now open as gas works are complete

Wollaton Street now open as gas works are complete

A main road in the city centre has re-opened after it was closed to allow for a new gas connection to be installed. Wollaton Street was shut from 8am on Saturday while National Grid contractors carried out the work. Contractors moved onto the site on Sat

yesterday, 12:21 in Regional East
 


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