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Gritting teams will be out in Nottinghamshire as temperatures drop

Nottinghamshire County Council’s gritting teams will be out again tonight (Thursday, December 13) for the fifth evening in a row as road temperatures are set to stay around zero overnight until after the weekend. All the main gritting roads (A and B...

today, 17:48 in Regional East

Couple submit plans to convert unused farm buildings into holiday cottages in Heapham

A couple from Heapham have submitted a planning application to convert their farm buildings into two new holiday cottages. The application which has been submitted to West Lindsey District Council is to change the use of former agricutural barns at...

today, 17:07 in Regional East

Bah Humbug! 1 in 5 Brits do not like Christmas

A new study has revealed that more than 20 per cent of Brits dislike Christmas, with overcrowded shops, Christmas dinner and spending time with family topping the list of things they hate. While for most of us Christmas is a time for joy and goodwill,...

today, 16:38 in Regional East

CCTV images released by police investigating use of fake £50 notes in Gainsborough

Police investigating the use of fake £50 notes in Gainsborough have released images of four men they would like to speak to. Officers received a report that a group of men used fake £50 notes at the Tesco petrol station in Gainsborough at around...

today, 16:38 in Regional East

Police hunting wanted Gainsborough man

Police are appealing for help to find a wanted Gainsborough man. Henry Moses Smith, 24, is wanted for assault. Anyone with any information on his whereabouts is asked to contact police on 101, or email link

today, 16:32 in Regional East

Have your say in survey on policing and crime

Residents of Gainsborough and the rest of Lincolnshire are being asked for their views on policing and crime in a new survey. Everyone across the county has the opportunity to answer questions on a range of subjects, and also sign up for a special...

today, 14:51 in Regional East

Parking on Worksop streets is causing ‘utter chaos’ say residents

People parking on Worksop streets is causing ‘utter chaos’ for the residents who now feel the roads are ‘unsafe’. The residents of Slack Walk, Hartland Road, Alderson Road, Humphries Gardens, Garbson Court and Alder Close are experiencing major issues...

today, 10:15 in Regional East

Gainsborough MP says Britain is in good health following Brexit referendum

During the referendum campaign the public were treated to a series of claims of what would happen if Brexit won, writes Sir Edward Leigh MP. Unemployment, we were told, would increase by at least half a million. Instead, unemployment is at its lowest...

today, 08:10 in Regional East

Rail partnership group has achieved a lot in two years

Since the North Notts & Lincs Community Rail Partnership (NNLCRP) commenced in February 2017, it has achieved much without the benefit of an officer or money, writes Barry Coward. The community rail officer post, part-time and for less hours than...

today, 07:11 in Regional East

Worksop’s David Hawke Toy Appeal receives a cash boost from Bassetlaw councillors

Christmas-spirited Bassetlaw councillors have given the David Hawke Toy Appeal a festive boost with a generous donation of £800. The annual toy appeal is run by Val Casey and her team at Worksop Estate Agents David Hawke, who collect toys and gifts...

yesterday, 17:30 in Regional East

Police investigating gun shot incident in Gainsborough in which two men were injured

Police are investigating after an incident in Gainsborough in which a gun shot was reported and two men were injured. Police attended a property on High Street at around 11.20pm on Monday after receiving reports of a gun shot. Two men were taken to...

yesterday, 12:23 in Regional East

Worksop teens inspired to produce social media as part of NSPCC’s It’s Not OK campaign

Young people from Worksop were inspired to produce a powerful video as part of a campaign about sexual exploitation and grooming. The NSPCC has worked with New Roots Housing Project over the last year to provide information and support to more than...

Tuesday, 17:17 in Regional East

Lincs: See who has been in court

MOTORING Nicholas Rippon, 38, of Lea Road, Gainsborough; failed to give information relating to the identification of the driver of a vehicle who was alleged to have been guilty of an offence. Fined £660, £66 victim surcharge, £85 costs and licence...

Tuesday, 16:25 in Regional East

Woman fined after stealing a number of items including Ariel liquitabs

A Gainsborough woman has been fined after she stole a number of items from various shops. Leigh Hickey, 33, of Trinity Street, Gainsborough, stole items to the value of £75.30 from Tesco and Ariel liquitabs to the value of £40.96 from Boyes. She was...

Tuesday, 16:25 in Regional East

Woman stole items worth more than £300 from Tesco

A woman from Gainsborough has been fined after she stole a number of items from Tesco on two occasions. Helen Edkins, 35, of Darwin Street, Gainsborough, stole goods to the value of £312.78 belonging to Tesco. She has been given a 12 month conditional...

Tuesday, 16:25 in Regional East

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