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Worksop pupils warned of “potential danger” after man approaches children at a bus stop

Pupils and parents have been warned of “potential danger” after a man approached students at a bus stop in Worksop. A school safety text from Outwood Academy Portland was sent to parents this afternoon (Friday, January 20). It reads: “We have received a

42 min. ago in Regional East

Gritters will be out in Notts this weekends as temperatures plummet

Gritting teams in Nottinghamshire will be out on the roads over the weekend with road temperatures set to be below freezing once again. Teams will be out gritting on Friday January 20 and MET Office forecasts suggest road surface temperatures could also

today, 14:09 in Regional East

REVEALED: Nottinghamshire schools GCSE performance tables

The latest GCSE performance tables for Nottinghamshire’s schools have been published by the Department for Education. But this year’s figures are different to previous years and now look at two new headlines measures - progress 8 and attainment 8. The ne

today, 13:38 in Regional East


THEFT Dean Smith, 29, of Pilham Court, Gainsborough. Stole food, to the value of £114.32, belonging to Morrisons. Committed to prison for four weeks. Also ordered to pay £114.32 in compensation to Morrisons. Ashley Wardsworth, 28, of No Fixed Address. St

today, 12:32 in Regional East

Top 10 most complained about adverts of 2016

Adverts are something we can’t avoid but not all of them hit the right note. These are the top 10 most complained about adverts of last year.

today, 12:09 in Regional East

Worksop teenager Harriet lands top modelling contract

A fledgling model from Worksop could soon fulfill her dream of becoming a Vogue cover star after landing a contract with the UK’s biggest independent modelling agency. Harriet Webster may only be young, but is already well on her way to becoming the next

today, 10:38 in Regional East

Guest columnist: Children’s ward closure is a big concern

Like many people in Bassetlaw, I am very concerned by the recent announcement from Bassetlaw Hospital that its children’s ward is due to close to new admissions after 8pm each day. Bassetlaw is a very rural district and for families in certain parts of t

today, 10:09 in Regional East

Guest columnist: Hospital board must go in wake of children’s ward closure

Last week, I wrote that if the board of Bassetlaw Hospital allows the children’s ward to be closed to new admissions overnight and at weekends, the members should resign. It has now been officially announced that the ward will be closed to new patients a

today, 08:07 in Regional East

Sunshine and colder conditions

Here is the weather for today (Friday, January 20). A cloudy start in the north with hill fog and some spots of drizzle. Clearer skies further south frost and fog patches in the morning. Sunshine and colder conditions will spread north to all parts throu

today, 07:58 in Regional East

Tesco recall ready meal over allergy risk

Tesco has issued a notice recalling a popular ready meal after it was revealed to be a risk to customers with allergies. The health risk was sparked after it was discovered that the sauce coating Tesco Takeaway Butter Chicken contained nuts, which were n

yesterday, 16:10 in Regional East

COURT RESULTS: Worksop and Retford

The following people from the Worksop and Retford areas have recently appeared before the courts. Michael Clarke, aged 35, of Lincoln Street, Worksop. Admitted damaging the driver’s side window of a car in Richmond Road. Conditionally discharged for 12 m

yesterday, 16:10 in Regional East

Thorntons recall their Jolly Santa on safety grounds

Thorntons is recalling its Thorntons hollow milk chocolate Jolly Santa 200g models because the product may contain a piece of plastic which could represent a safety risk Thorntons is recalling the product detailed below: Product: Thorntons Hollow Milk Ch

yesterday, 15:09 in Regional East

Mansfield man sent to crown court on cocaine charges

A Mansfield man has been charged with dealing cocaine. Adam Brearley, 29, of Greendale Crescent, Clipstone, made no plea to a charge of possession with intent to supply when he appeared at Mansfield Magistrates Court on Thursday. It is alleged a quantity

yesterday, 15:02 in Regional East

Judge tells drink-driver more than five times over legal limit ‘medically you should be dead’

A drink-driver whose alcohol reading was so high he should have “been medically dead” at more than five times the legal limit has been jailed for the second time in three months. District Judge Jonathan Taaffe said Gary Radford’s reading was the highest

yesterday, 14:27 in Regional East

Jail again for drink driver caught FIVE times over limit

A boozed-up driver whose alcohol reading was so high “he should have been medically dead” has been jailed for the second time in three months. District Judge Jonathan Taaffe said Gary Radford’s reading was the highest he had encountered in 30 years. He t

yesterday, 14:05 in Regional East

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