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Hundreds of shoppers queue up as The Range in Newark opens

Hundreds of shoppers queue up as The Range in Newark opens

Huge queues of shoppers eagerly waited for The Range to open the doors of its latest Nottinghamshire superstore on Friday (November 24). The store at Beacon Hill Retail Park, in Newark, was officially opened at 9am by the town's mayor, Councillor Rita...

50 min. ago in Regional East
 
Rogue traders told elderly woman roof 'repairs' would cost £5

Rogue traders told elderly woman roof 'repairs' would cost £5

An elderly woman was targeted by rogue traders who claimed her roof needed work and it would cost her £5, say police. Two men visited the 80-year-old at her home in Compton Acres, West Bridgford, on Wednesday (November 22). They told her that her roof...

today, 11:35 in Regional East
 

Weather: Nottingham to shiver in near-freezing temperatures

A frosty morning with some mist too has been caused by clear skies over Nottingham. And while we will enjoy some rays of sun today as a result, it will feel very cold. While in reality temperatures will peak around six degrees, it will feel almost...

today, 09:25 in Regional East
 

Traffic held on M1 after multi-vehicle collision

Traffic has been held on the M1 after a multi-vehicle crash. Highways England says traffic has been stopped northbound between junctions 29a and 30. Traffic is temporarily stopped on #M1 northbound between J29A and J30 due to a multi vehicle...

today, 07:55 in Regional East
 

Delays after crash at major roundabout close to the M1

Video LoadingVideo Unavailable Click to playTap to play The video will start in 8CancelPlay now There are delays on the approach to the M1 after a crash at a roundabout close to the motorway. A lorry has crashed at the Kegworth Interchange at junction...

today, 07:55 in Regional East
 

Almost 1,000 disabled children called Nottingham's Childline base last year

Childline counsellors in Nottingham took almost 1,000 calls from disabled children in the last year, new figures have revealed. A total of 909 contacts were made to the base by children or young people who identified as deaf, disabled, having special...

today, 06:58 in Regional East
 

County council wants your views on money-saving plans for fire service

Nottinghamshire residents are being asked to submit their thoughts on money-saving plans for the fire service - which has to find £3.4m of savings in the next three years. Nottinghamshire and City of Nottingham Fire and Rescue Authority – made up of...

today, 06:58 in Regional East
 

'Stressed' dad broke leg of two-month-old baby after telling friend he couldn't cope

A stressed dad broke his baby son's right leg after calling a friend to say he had trouble coping. It led to the break-up of his relationship with the mother, a ban from seeing his only child and an appearance at Nottingham Crown Court . The...

yesterday, 21:41 in Regional East
 
'More chance of going to the moon than getting extra cash' says councillor as calls made for fairer funding

'More chance of going to the moon than getting extra cash' says councillor as calls made for fairer funding

All 66 county councillors are to demand an end to a tax system which they claim sees Nottinghamshire residents paying over the odds. The action comes as the authority said council tax payers have to find £441 more than the average bill charged in the...

yesterday, 21:04 in Regional East
 

Concerns over 15-year-old girl missing from West Bridgford

Police are concerned for the safety of a 15-year-old girl who has been reported missing. Daria Gralewska has been missing from the West Bridgford area since 3.40pm yesterday (November 22). She is white, slim, around five foot three inches tall and has...

yesterday, 20:36 in Regional East
 
Plans to unite Nottingham and Derby condemned by county councillors

Plans to unite Nottingham and Derby condemned by county councillors

City council leaders were accused of an ambush with fresh plans to shake up local government by uniting Nottingham and Derby. Their move was widely condemned by members of Nottinghamshire County Council who feared many residents would suffer from the...

yesterday, 20:12 in Regional East
 
Husband pays tribute to his 'best friend' as wife loses her battle with cancer

Husband pays tribute to his 'best friend' as wife loses her battle with cancer

A grieving husband has paid tribute to his wife and 'best friend' after she lost her battle with cancer. Wendy Fearnside, of East Leake, passed away on Sunday (November 19) just days after she won the Good Neighbour Award at the Post's Rushcliffe...

yesterday, 19:44 in Regional East
 

Pre-fracking tests will go ahead on public land in Nottinghamshire

A bid by opposition councillors to block pre-fracking tests on public land in Nottinghamshire has been defeated at a meeting. Councillor Alan Rhodes, leader of the Labour party in Nottinghamshire, and Councillor Jason Zadrozny tabled a motion to stop...

yesterday, 19:32 in Regional East
 

Three men arrested in connection with robbery in Hucknall

Three men have been arrested in connection with a robbery in Hucknall on Wednesday night (November 22). A 17-year-old boy was dropping his friend off on Bestwood Road when he was boxed in by two cars. The men in the cars are alleged to have threatened...

yesterday, 17:17 in Regional East
 

Former estate agents given go ahead to be turned into takeaway

Councillors have granted permission for a former estate agents to be turned into a takeaway in the centre of Ilkeston. The application related to 14 Market Place, which had previously been rented out by Elders Estates, who have moved to Bath Street....

yesterday, 16:04 in Regional East
 


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