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Notts child rapist jailed for 28 years

A man has been sentenced to 28 years for raping two children following the discovery of evidence which had been hidden in a wall for over a decade. A man has been sentenced to 28 years for raping two children following the discovery of evidence which...

21 min. ago in Regional East
 

Former Notts Police dog dies

A Police Dog who served with Nottinghamshire Police has died. Police Dog Loki, died on Saturday, August 11 aged 12 and had served the force between 2006 and 2011. He went on to spend eight happy years in retirement at home with his former handler....

today, 12:54 in Regional East
 

Nottinghamshire Police lacks ethnic diversity compared to the population

Nottinghamshire Police has a disproportionately low number of black and ethnic minority officers (BME) and only one senior BME officer. New Home Office figures show that in March this year, the equivalent of 89 full time BME officers were employed by...

yesterday, 15:57 in Regional East
 

Tour of Britain 2018 in Nottinghamshire - all you need to know

Thousands of people are expected to line the streets as the Tour of Britain once again passes through Nottinghamshire in September. The international cycling competition is returning to the county for the third time in four years. Here's everything...

yesterday, 15:44 in Regional East
 

Mansfield man brought out a knife when cops called

A Mansfield man who produced a knife when police were called to a disturbance at his ex partner’s home has been spared jail, a court heard. Officers were trying to establish what had happened when John Wheeldon brought out the small kitchen knife in...

yesterday, 15:44 in Regional East
 

Retford man fined for drunk and disorderly behaviour

A boozy Retford man was arrested after police were called out twice to the same disturbance, a court heard. When officers arrived at Moorgate, they found John Tindall outside his ex-partner’s address, on July 30. “He was asked to leave the area and...

yesterday, 15:40 in Regional East
 

Sutton man threatened to “spark out” cop

A Sutton man who swore at a police officer and threatened to “spark him out” following a commotion outside a pub has been fined, a court heard. Police were called to disperse a crowd that had gathered on Low Street, on July 7, when one officer asked...

yesterday, 15:40 in Regional East
 

Warsop woman swigging red wine at wheel was FOUR times over the limit

A Warsop woman who was seen drinking red wine from the bottle just before her car was pulled over by police was nearly four times over the limit, a court has heard Acting on a tip off, officers watched Anne Mitchell get into her Renault Modus on...

yesterday, 14:15 in Regional East
 

Coach driver will lose livelihood after drink drive in Mansfield

A coach driver who was caught just over the drink drive limit as he drove to help his brother in Mansfield will lose his livelihood, magistrates heard. Mark Lake was pulled over by police on Nottingham Road, at 2.30am, on August 1, following a...

yesterday, 14:08 in Regional East
 

Banned Kirkby man risked jail by driving boss’s van

A Kirkby man who drove his boss’s van while banned for dangerous driving was nabbed after manoeuvring erratically and sent to the crown court, magistrates heard. Liam Bonsall was spotted by police driving the white Vauxhall Vivaro van at speed on...

yesterday, 14:02 in Regional East
 

Be aware of dangers during holidays

Throughout the summer holidays, I would like to make your readers aware of the risks our children face as they potentially spend more time online – and offer some tips on how to keep them safe. Sadly, we know many children are seeing inappropriate...

yesterday, 14:02 in Regional East
 

System serves itself and not the public, says reader

Margot Parker MEP (Chad, August 8) is correct that a new unitary council for Nottinghamshire must protect and enhance local democracy if it replaces the current two-tier structure of county and borough/district councils, but the phrase ‘super council’...

yesterday, 13:16 in Regional East
 

What will the weather be like this weekend?

Here is the weather forecast for the weekend across East Midlands. On Saturday it will be a largely dry, breezy day, with variable cloud, but also some warm and humid feeling sunny spells. Best of these in the east. Staying rather cloudy across the...

yesterday, 12:36 in Regional East
 

REVEALED: The top 10 property hotspots and coldspots in Nottinghamshire

Ashfield is one of the hottest places for buying and selling property in Nottinghamshire, while Bircotes and Harworth are among the coldest, according to a new online tool that takes the temperature of the housing market by postcode area. PropCast,...

yesterday, 11:03 in Regional East
 

Heart-stopping video shows railway workers one second from death after train hurtles towards them at 125mph...

This is the heart-stopping moment a group of railway workers avoided death by just ONE SECOND after they were forced to dive out of the way of an oncoming train in Nottinghamshire. The terrifying near-miss was captured by on board cameras as the...

yesterday, 10:53 in Regional East
 
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