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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...

today, 10:12 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.

today, 08:42 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...

yesterday, 16:42 in Regional East

VIDEO: Sir Vince Cable urges firms to back £1m Weston Park Cancer Charity 2020 For Business Appeal

Sir Vince Cable took time out of his campaign to become the next Liberal Democrat leader to urge business leaders to back a £1 million appeal boosting world leading cancer services in Sheffield. He was the latest high profile guest speaker at an event...

yesterday, 16:21 in Regional East

Nottinghamshire couples wanted for new series of Don't Tell The Bride

Wanting to get married but struggling for money? Now there's a way you can tie the knot, and be given £13,000 towards your wedding. But there's a catch! It can only be organised by the groom, and you'd have to do it all on TV! The production team...

yesterday, 15:36 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...

yesterday, 14:50 in Regional East

Man charged after Reford assault which left a woman with facial injuries

A 20-year-old man has been charged with kidnapping a woman for the purpose of sexual assault and robbery. Joshua Slinger, 20, of Kingsmead, Retford, has been charged with the assault which happened yesterday Thursday, February 22 on Churchgate,...

yesterday, 14:50 in Regional East

Ejection seat firm fined £1.1m over Red Arrows pilot death

The company that manufactured the ejection seat in which Red Arrows pilot Sean Cunningham was thrown to his death has been fined £1.1 million after admitting a breach of health and safety regulations. Martin-Baker Aircraft Company Ltd (MBAL), which is...

yesterday, 14:32 in Regional East

Drug addict stole after methadone dose cut by mistake

A drug addict with more than 50 convictions stole from three stores in a bid to buy heroin after his methadone prescription was cut by mistake, a court heard. CCTV recorded Luke Tomlinson taking a £15 bottle of Bacardi from a newsagents on...

yesterday, 14:09 in Regional East

Mansfield boozer made a noose in his cell after nightclub bust-up

A boozed-up Mansfield man tore a police cell mattress apart to make a noose after he was arrested for being drunk and disorderly, a court heard. Luke Siddon got into an argument with a doorman when he tried to enter the Rush Late Bar, and called...

yesterday, 14:09 in Regional East

Worksop man’s crowbar attack on Cheapside

A Worksop man admitted lashing out with a crowbar in a fight after he was shown CCTV of it five months later, a court heard. CCTV operators watched Jacob Smith chase a man into a Cheapside shop doorway and strike him on the back, at 3pm, on July 29,...

yesterday, 14:09 in Regional East

Can you be sued for clearing snow and ice from your paths and driveway?

Things are set to get very cold in Nottinghamshire next week as the so-called 'Beast from the East' arrives. And for many homeowners, plummeting temperatures mean it's time to ask that age old question - can I be sued if I clear the snow and ice from...

yesterday, 11:40 in Regional East

New series of lectures to be held at Gainsborough House

The Gainsborough Heritage Centre is hosting a course of lectures every Wednesday during March to be given by Paul Howitt-Cowan at Gainsborough House. Due to the success of Paul Howitt-Cowan’s lectures, this will be his fourth series of lectures on...

yesterday, 11:09 in Regional East

Charity Bransby Horses is a ‘hidden gem’

An equine wealth charity has been named as a ‘hidden gem’ at an awards ceremony. Bransby Horses is delighted to announce the charity has been awarded the Visit England ‘Hidden Gem’ 2017 Award for the East Midlands region. Bransby Horses is an active...

yesterday, 10:55 in Regional East

WEATHER ALERT: Met Office issues yellow warning for snow in Nottinghamshire

A yellow weather warning for snow in Nottinghamshire has been issued by the Met Office. The warning is in place between 4pm on Monday, February 26, and 11,55pm on Tuesday, February 27. Snow showers may become persistent from late Monday afternoon,...

yesterday, 09:16 in Regional East

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