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Nottinghamshire police and fire to share new £18.5m HQ

Plans were approved today for the fire service to move onto the site of the police headquarters, at Sherwood Lodge, by 2021. The current fire service headquarters at Bestwood Lodge will then be sold. The two services say the move will bring...

yesterday, 16:58 in Regional East

Derbyshire Roads Policing Unit target rule breaking drivers in Codnor

Derbyshire Roads Policing Unit spent an hour and a half targetting drivers who 'flout the rules of the road'. They were positioned on the A610 in Codnor. A tweet from the Derbyshire Roads Policing Unit said: "90 minutes targeting those who flout...

yesterday, 16:08 in Regional East

Ashfield MP Gloria De Piero reacts to Labour Party resignations

Ashfield’s Labour MP Gloria De Piero has said she is “devastated” by news that seven of her colleagues are to quit the Labour Party. The news broke this morning (February 18) that the MPs were quitting the party amid differences with Jeremy Corbyn and...

yesterday, 15:31 in Regional East

Freezer and microwave stolen from the back garden of Nuthall house

A freezer and microwave have been stolen from the rear yard of a house in Nuthall. It happened at around 5.45am on February 6, in Birch Avenue, Nuthall, and the suspect returned at 9.15am. This was captured on CCTV. The offender had a torch and wore a...

yesterday, 14:54 in Regional East

This is why you might have less money in your pay packet from April

Millions of UK workers are set to see a fall in their take home pay from April. Changes to pension contributions mean that from April millions of people will see their workplace pension contribution increase from three per cent of their salary to five...

yesterday, 10:21 in Regional East

County council says innovative approach to road maintenance is alive and kicking

Nottinghamshire County Council has a strong record of innovation when it comes to maintaining the county’s roads, writes Coun Gordon Wheeler. Innovation allows the council to make use of new materials, ways of working and technologies to improve the...

yesterday, 08:02 in Regional East

This is what the weather will be like today

Here is the weather forecast for today (Monday, February 18). Breezy but fine with some sunshine during the morning. Cloudier conditions and some showery rain should move eastwards into the afternoon, probably clearing to further sunny spells for most...

yesterday, 07:51 in Regional East

UPDATE: M1 reopens in Nottinghamshire following earlier collision

The M1 in Nottinghamshire has reopened following a collision on Sunday evening. The northbound carriageway was shut between junction 26 (Nottingham) and junction 27 (Mansfield) following the accident and emergency services were sent to the scene....

Sunday, 19:59 in Regional East

East Midlands airline Flybmi cancels all flights and files for administration

East Midlands-based airline Flybmi has announced it has cancelled all flights and is filing for administration. The airline, which operates 17 aircraft on routes to 25 European cities, said it had been affected by recent rises in fuel and carbon costs...

Saturday, 20:19 in Regional East

Here’s what todays weather is looking like

Today it will be through the day, with patchy cloud allowing plenty of sunny spells. Though breezy at first winds will ease through the morning making it feel mild for the time of year. Turning increasingly cloudy in the south by dusk. Maximum...

Saturday, 08:35 in Regional East

This is where mobile speed cameras will be located in Nottinghamshire from Monday, February 18 - in pictures

This is where they will be located at various times until Sunday, February 24. Photos are for illustration purposes and do not denote exact location of speed cameras. A60 Nottingham Rd, Mansfield other Buy a Photo A6117 Old Milll Lane, Mansfield other...

Friday, 18:04 in Regional East

Brexit could be good news for textile industry, says Eastwood firm

A successful textile business in Eastwood has told the town’s MP that Brexit could be good news for its ‘back British’ message. Shane Fitzgerald, joint boss of Fitzmark Cutting Services, believes the UK’s exit from the European Union might provide an...

Friday, 14:52 in Regional East

Missed GP appointments in Mansfield and Ashfield cost the NHS more than £100,000

Missed GP appointments in Mansfield and Ashfield cost the NHS thousands of pounds a day, new figures reveal. Patients failed to attend 3,724 face-to-face consultations with doctors and nurses in December, NHS Digital data shows. Across England, the...

Friday, 13:08 in Regional East

‘Blatantly cruel’ cuts to disability benefits in Nottinghamshire scaled back

Controversial cuts which affect people with severe disabilities in Nottinghamshire have been partly reversed again. It means disabled people aged between 18 and 24, who were the hardest-hit under the previous proposals, will now no longer be penalised...

Friday, 12:25 in Regional East

Police issue warning about pick pockets after several thefts

Police are warning people to be alert of pick pockets when attending busy events and concerts in Nottinghamshire. It follows several reports of thefts where it's believed offenders attended events to target people's belongings and got away with mobile...

Friday, 08:04 in Regional East

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