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A PR and marketing agency has pledged its support to a Gainsborough mental health charity

Two Gainsborough men who previously attempted suicide and struggled with homelessness and went on to set up a mental health charity have been chosen as a company’s charity of the year. The Bearded Fishermen, Rick Roberts and Mick Leyland, have been...

yesterday, 14:58 in Regional East

Unsociable shifts and no colour blindness: Minimum requirements for £53,000 Nothern train driver job

Driving a train is the stuff of schoolboy dreams – and after rail firm Northern advertised it was looking for drivers, loads of people fancied getting behind the wheel for the £53,000 a year job. That’s the salary you’d get after three years of...

Wednesday, 15:29 in Regional East

These are the 20 most popular baby girl and boy names in the world

If you are feeling overwhelmed by choice and need some inspiration, Nameberry has revealed the top baby names that have worldwide appeal. The baby naming website collated data from countries across the globe, including New Zealand, Turkey, Monaco and...

Tuesday, 16:01 in Regional East

A huge luxury store and champagne bar is coming to Meadowhall - and this is when it will open

A ‘game changing’ luxury goods store – complete with champagne bar - is set to open its doors in Meadowhall. Frasers will offer a vast array of what it describes as ‘premium and luxury’ goods when it opens later this year. Focusing on fahsion and...

Tuesday, 09:55 in Regional East

Rise in Christmas drink drivers in Nottinghamshire this year

A total of 179 people were arrested during a Christmas crackdown on drink and drug drivers in Nottinghamshire. Of the 179 arrests in Nottinghamshire, between 1 December 2019 and 1 January 2020 inclusive, 147 related to drink driving, 30 to drug...

Sunday, 16:27 in Regional East

Fancy earning £53,000 a year as a Northern train driver? Here's how to apply

It’s the job of a million school boy dreams - and if you’ve ever fancied driving a train, here’s the chance to turn it into reality. Rail firm Northern – which operates services across South Yorkshire and beyond – is looking to recruit drivers – and...

Saturday, 17:10 in Regional East

Audio store Bose to shut in Meadowhall as firm announces closure of 119 shops around world

Audio and electronics firm Bose is to close its Meadowhall branch – one of 119 store closures around the world. The firm has opted to shut every story it currently operates across the UK, Europe, North America, Japan and Australia. The...

Saturday, 12:32 in Regional East

Farmer, 82, from near Sheffield becomes unlikely YouTube star with millions of fans around globe

A retired 82-year-old farmer from near Sheffield has become an unlikely YouTube sensation – after clocking up a whopping five million views for his videos and becoming a global favourite. John Butler, who was an organic farmer in Lincolnshire and who...

Saturday, 10:09 in Regional East

Are you up for an overseas adventure to help the Air Ambulance?

The Lincolnshire & Nottinghamshire Air Ambulance is offering supporters the chance to take part in one of two incredible overseas challenges to help raise money for the life-saving service. The charity is offering the two once-in-a-lifetime...

16 January 2020 in Regional East

Gainsborough's new crematorium is now open

The doors of West Lindsey's new crematorium are now open. Lea Fields Crematorium is the first facility to be built in the district and means residents will have much shorter journeys, where previously they have had to travel significant distances to...

15 January 2020 in Regional East

Love Island is looking for people from the Midlands to star in summer series: Here's how to apply

Fancy finding love and soaking up the sun on TV’s Love Island? Well here’s your chance! Producers of the hit ITV show are now on the hunt for contestants for the summer series of the dating programme – and they are keen to get Midlands singletons into...

15 January 2020 in Regional East

These are the top 10 burglary hotspots in the UK

The website analysed 3.1million home insurance claims over the last two years in order to identify the locations of the highest and lowest rate of claims for home contents theft within a five year period. These are the top 10 burglary hotspots,...

14 January 2020 in Regional East

Blockbuster plans submitted for multiplex cinema in Gainsborough

Ambitious plans for a new multiplex cinema and commercial units in Gainsborough town centre have moved a step closer. Savoy Cinemas has submitted a planning application to West Lindsey District Council for a four-screen cinema, three commercial units...

10 January 2020 in Regional East

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