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Nottinghamshire to host the biggest canal walking festival in the country

Organisers are pushing the boat out for the first Chesterfield Canal Walking Festival which will be the largest event of its kind in the country. Fifty-one guided walks will be held over nine days, introducing people of all ages and abilities to the...

today, 06:02 in Regional East

Ashfield MP demands end to fire service cuts that are ‘putting lives at risk’

We know all about the effect of Government cuts on fire services following the decision to reduce staffing at Ashfield fire station earlier this year, writes Gloria De Piero MP. The full-time night shift at Ashfield is being replaced with retained,...

yesterday, 18:00 in Regional East

Serial rapist given extended 42-year sentence after committing 24 sex attacks

A serial rapist has been given an extended 42-year sentence after being found guilty of 24 sex attacks and a common assault. Stuart Hooper, 44, subjected two adults and two children to the attacks at various times over the last 20 years. The attacks...

yesterday, 16:12 in Regional East

Seven people wanted over alleged crimes in Nottinghamshire

Police would like to speak to these people in connection with alleged crimes. Call police on 101 if you recognise any of them.

yesterday, 16:12 in Regional East

Win a Love Island makeover for two at Mark Leeson hair salons

Are you a melt for all things Love Island? Enter our competition and you and your other half could win a complete hair restyle, courtesy of luxury hair salon Mark Leeson. With two salon locations, your prize includes a men’s cut at Mark Leeson...

yesterday, 12:56 in Regional East

More than 60 arson cases in Nottinghamshire in the last year

More than one in ten house fires in Nottinghamshire last year were started deliberately, figures from the Home Office show. The numbers reveal the scale of the problem faced by the Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service, who tackled 69 cases of arson...

yesterday, 10:34 in Regional East

Heavy showers and thunder set for East Midlands today

Here is the weather forecast for East Midlands on Monday, August 13. According to the Met Office, it will be rather cloudy at times, but with occasional warm sunny spells breaking through. Showers will develop, these turning heavy with thunder, and...

yesterday, 10:34 in Regional East

Fire at South Normanton industrial unit

Firefighters tackled a fire at an industrial unit in South Normanton in the early hours of this morning (Saturday October 11) Crews from Alfreton Green and Ashfield mobilised after reports of a fire on Bramble Way at 02.34am. Derbyshire Fire Services...

Saturday, 07:57 in Regional East

Sutton man stole baby clothes to fund drug habit

A Sutton man who stole baby clothing from Asda to fund his drug habit has been jailed, a court has heard. Michael Gilbert took £120 of clothes from the store on June 24, and returned, on July 12, to steal the same amount, said prosecutor Neil...

Friday, 15:42 in Regional East

Melon, jam and inflatable hammers: just some of the things baby Riley is allergic to

Can you lend support to nine-month-old Riley Kinsey? Riley was born with an undiagnosed allergy condition, meaning his body reacts to a number of different household items and foods, including things as regular as milk and potatoes. Riley was fine...

Friday, 15:36 in Regional East

Kirkby man sent to crown court after shooting incident

A 26-year-old man has appeared in court after a man was shot in the thigh in Kirkby. Ashton Dellamonica, of Vernon Road, Kirkby, appeared at Mansfield Magistrates’ Court today, charged with GBH and possession of a firearm with intent to endanger...

Friday, 15:27 in Regional East

Kirkby mum faces sentence for dangerous driving on drugs

A Kirkby mum who drove dangerously while under the influence of drugs must wait until next week to be sentenced, a court heard. Yemm, 38, of Mattley Avenue, admitted driving dangerously, without insurance or a licence and while over the specified...

Friday, 15:21 in Regional East

Hucknall man stole schoolboy’s bike from school

A Hucknall man who stole an £1,800 bike from a school in Kirkby was tracked down after a reward was offered on social media, a court heard. Adam Watson was joined by two other men when the Scott Genius 720 bike was taken from Ashfield Comprehensive...

Friday, 15:21 in Regional East

Sutton drink driver injured family in their car

A Sutton driver downed between more than ten pints while watching Formula One racing before hitting another car and injuring members of a family, a court has heard. Wayne Cupit’s Mercedes van collided with the vehicle as he was turning off Stoneyfield...

Friday, 15:21 in Regional East

Derbyshire Police dog stabbed four times in Riddings is back at work

A Derbyshire Police dog is back at work after he was stabbed four times in July. PD Axle was attacked with a knife while Derbyshire police were responding to a domestic incident on High Street, Riddings, at about 6.50pm on July 4, after reports of a...

Friday, 13:57 in Regional East

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