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APPEAL: Pensioner ‘seriously injured’ after being hit by car in Dinnington

APPEAL: Pensioner ‘seriously injured’ after being hit by car in Dinnington

A witness appeal has been launched after a pensioner was hit by a car in Dinnington. It happened on Friday evening (15 December) at around 7.35pm. It is reported that a silver Vauxhall Insignia and a 77-year-old pedestrian were involved in a collision...

yesterday, 17:03 in Regional East
 
Repeat offender is threatened with custody after he commits two thefts

Repeat offender is threatened with custody after he commits two thefts

A thief who struck at two stores has narrowly been spared from a custodial sentence. Chesterfield magistrates’ court heard on Wednesday, December 13, how Simon Alexander Condy, 35, of Sutton Hall Road, Bolsover, stole a charger from Lidl in...

yesterday, 15:47 in Regional East
 
FOOD REVIEW: The Elm Tree, Elmton

FOOD REVIEW: The Elm Tree, Elmton

In a quiet corner of the north east Derbyshire countryside lies the picturesque village of Elmton. It’s only a stone’s throw away from the former mining areas of Creswell and Clowne and only a short distance away from Bolsover, but it feels a world...

Saturday, 17:18 in Regional East
 
Bassetlaw hospital urges people to use health services wisely this Christmas

Bassetlaw hospital urges people to use health services wisely this Christmas

Doctors at Bassetlaw Hospital are urging people to choose their health services wisely over the festive season. From Saturday 23 December through to 27 December, many GP surgeries and pharmacies will be running reduced opening times, with a select few...

Saturday, 15:01 in Regional East
 
A1 Housing donate hundreds of presents to David Hawke Toy Appeal

A1 Housing donate hundreds of presents to David Hawke Toy Appeal

Staff at A1 Housing have given a big boost to the David Hawke Toy Appeal by donating hundreds of Christmas gifts. The presents will go to underprivileged children in Bassetlaw to ensure that they have something to open on Christmas Day. Val Casey, the...

Saturday, 14:43 in Regional East
 
WEATHER WARNING: Met Office issue warning for ICE in Nottinghamshire

WEATHER WARNING: Met Office issue warning for ICE in Nottinghamshire

Residents are urged to take care after the Met Office issued a warning for ice in Nottinghamshire. Temperatures are set to fall below freezing across the county this evening, allowing a frost and icy patches to develop. A spokesman for the Met Office...

Saturday, 12:50 in Regional East
 
POLICE ADVICE: Make it harder for pickpockets this Christmas

POLICE ADVICE: Make it harder for pickpockets this Christmas

Police have issued advice on how to avoid becoming a victim of pickpocketing this Christmas. Officers say there’s usually a rise in purse dipping in Mansfield and the surrounding areas this time of year, as people head out to do their Christmas...

Saturday, 10:43 in Regional East
 
Man jailed for 22 years for child rape in Nottinghamshire in 1970s

Man jailed for 22 years for child rape in Nottinghamshire in 1970s

A man has been jailed for 22 years for raping, sexually abusing and assaulting a child in Nottinghamshire in the 1970s. Douglas Clayton, 73 of Wains Close, Clevedon, North Somerset, subjected the girl to the horrific attacks when she was as young as...

Saturday, 08:59 in Regional East
 
Today’s weather forecast for Nottinghamshire

Today’s weather forecast for Nottinghamshire

Here is how the weather is looking in Nottinghamshire on Saturday, December 16. After a frosty start, a sunny morning is expected. But an area of cloud could move across western parts, perhaps bringing the odd shower. Winds will also gradually ease...

Saturday, 08:32 in Regional East
 
Cash boost for crime and punishment museum

Cash boost for crime and punishment museum

A Gainsborough museum has had a cash boost thanks to a community beat managaer at Lincolnshire Police. PC Ian Shaw, who patrols the uphills area in the West Lindsey town, nominated the Old Nick police museum for funding offered by Police Mutual, for...

Saturday, 07:22 in Regional East
 
PICTURES: Here’s what you have been wearing for Christmas Jumper Day

PICTURES: Here’s what you have been wearing for Christmas Jumper Day

Today has been a day for weird and wonderful Christmas jumpers. Here is a round up of your pictures you have send in.

Friday, 16:47 in Regional East
 
REVEALED: The Nottinghamshire primary schools which fail to meet government standards

REVEALED: The Nottinghamshire primary schools which fail to meet government standards

These are the Nottinghamshire primary schools which fail to meet national targets for pupil progress. Pupils' development by the age of 11 is measured by the Department for Education, who found 511 schools in England which had fewer than 65 per cent...

Friday, 15:17 in Regional East
 
Pranksters who attempted to place incendiary device as a joke avoid jail

Pranksters who attempted to place incendiary device as a "joke" avoid jail

Two men who attempted to place a hoax bomb on a Grantham street were spared jail after a court heard it was a "scary prank". Robert Kwa, 35, and Stephen Wells, 63, both pleaded guilty to attempting to place an incendiary device in...

Friday, 15:02 in Regional East
 
Retford Leisure Centre welcomes new faces

Retford Leisure Centre welcomes new faces

Retford Leisure Centre held an event as part of the Alzheimer’s Society Dementia Friends initiative in association with care provider BPL. Bassetlaw District Council chairman, Coun Madelaine Richardson, and Mayor of Retford, Coun Helen Richards, were...

Friday, 15:02 in Regional East
 
REVEALED: What inmates in our prisons will be tucking into on Christmas Day

REVEALED: What inmates in our prisons will be tucking into on Christmas Day

Prison bosses have revealed the menu inmates in English prisons can expect this Christmas. The special menus, published on gov.uk and on offer at facilities across England, vary slightly from prison to prison, but most offer up to four different lunch...

Friday, 12:51 in Regional East
 


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