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Notts solicitor jailed for stealing £95k from clients

A solicitor who stole thousands from clients and laundered money stolen from a grandmother has been jailed. In 2015 David Grant, 70, was trusted by two of his friends to act as their solicitor to oversee of the sale of their business. However, a...

yesterday, 11:02 in Regional East

Conservatives win general election in Ashfield for first time since 1970s

Ashfield and Eastwood voters have put their faith in a Conservative candidate to become their MP for the first time since the 1970s.  Councillor Lee Anderson won the general election with more than 19,000 votes and almost 40 per cent of the vote –...

yesterday, 08:17 in Regional East

General Election 2019: Conservatives sweep North Notts as Labour's 'red wall' collapses

All seats in Nottinghamshire outside of the city have been won by the Conservatives as Boris Johnson brought home the biggest Tory majority since Margaret Thatcher. We are running our live blog throughout the night, with updates as they come in for...

yesterday, 05:59 in Regional East

Packed British holiday jet bound for Spain declares emergency over France

A packed British holiday jet bound for Spain has declared an emergency over France this morning. The Easyjet flight from London to Valencia sent out an emergency ‘squawk’ earlier this morning. Flight U28221, which took off from the UK at 8.30am and is...

Thursday, 10:08 in Regional East

These are the new destinations you can fly to as Doncaster Airport announces new flights

Doncaster Sheffield Airport has announced new destinations and flights for next year. Travel operator TUI’s expansion at DSA will be further accelerated with the addition of an extra aircraft operating from the airport for its winter 2020/21...

Thursday, 10:08 in Regional East

Two people taken to hospital after three-car crash in Underwood

Two people were taken to hospital after a crash involving three cars last night (December 8).  Fire engines from Eastwood and Stockhill as well as a specialist rescue unit from Highfields attended the scene just before 8pm. The incident happened on...

Tuesday, 18:50 in Regional East

Tories' sniper-like focus on Yorkshire seats and Labour attempts to draw on past 'betrayal' as battle for...

The Conservative Party has launched an all-out final assault on Yorkshire as the battle to gain seats in the North in next week’s General Election enters its crucial final stage. . With just days until the country goes to the polls - and many still...

Tuesday, 18:50 in Regional East

Trentbarton announces festive bus schedule

Trentbarton has announced its bus services for Christmas and new year. The season’s services feature buses up to 6pm on Christmas Eve, a Sunday service on Boxing Day and New Year’s Eve buses until past 4am on New Year’s Day. On Christmas Eve, there...

Tuesday, 18:50 in Regional East

This is when forecasters predict rain will hit Nottinghamshire today

A cloudy, damp day has been forecast for Nottinghamshire today, December 6.  According to The Met Office, a band of heavier showery rain will push southwards, clearing through the afternoon. The rest of the day should be windy throughout, particularly...

Tuesday, 18:50 in Regional East

Yorkshire Post podcast looks at big moments in the General Election campaign so far

A new episode of The Yorkshire Post's political podcast Pod's Own Country is out this morning. The paper's Westminster Correspondent Geraldine Scott is joined by Tom Forth (Head of Data at Open Data Institute Leeds), Ryan Swift (PhD Researcher at the...

Tuesday, 18:50 in Regional East

Many people in Eastwood are anti-immigration, new survey reveals

Eastwood is home to some of the most anti-immigration people in Britain, according to new research. A survey of 21,000 people across the country was carried out to determine the social attitudes of Parliamentary constituencies. Participants were asked...

Tuesday, 18:50 in Regional East

£18.5m joint police and fire HQ for Nottinghamshire given green light

A new joint fire and police headquarters for Nottinghamshire has been given the go-ahead by planners.  Gedling Borough Council’s planning committee has agreed to Nottinghamshire Police's current Sherwood Lodge base being transformed with a brand new...

Tuesday, 18:50 in Regional East

What the weather will be like today

 The Met office has issued a yellow warning for ice after temperatures plunged overnight. Today after a cold start, most areas will have a dry day with plenty of sunshine although showers will affect some coastal areas. Staying cold throughout,...

Tuesday, 18:50 in Regional East

Gritters head out across Nottinghamshire as temperatures plummet

Gritters will be out across the county tonight as temperatures plummet.  The Met Office has issued a yellow weather warning for ice as prolonged rain and freezing temperatures are forecast from midnight tonight (November 28). A spokesman for the Met...

Tuesday, 18:50 in Regional East

Five miles of queues on M1 after two lorry crash

Motorists are currently stuck in five miles of queues on the M1 after a crash between two lorries between J21 and J21A on the southbound carriageway. Highways England report that three lanes are currently closed, as emergency services work to rescue a...

Tuesday, 18:50 in Regional East

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