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Brexit Blog: Top Tips For Businesses

A leading figure in East Midlands business has written two blogs about Brexit. In this, the second, he advises businesses about what they should be doing today to ensure a seamless transition to a post-Brexit economy. The author is Dr Nik Kotecha,...

19 min. ago in Regional East

Brexit Blog: Is Your Business Ready?

A leading figure in East Midlands business has written two blogs about Brexit. In this, the first, he examines the resilience of regional business to the UK leaving the European Union. The author is Dr Nik Kotecha, OBE, chairman of the East Midlands...

44 min. ago in Regional East

Homeless man stole four candles in Mansfield to buy camping gear

A homeless man stole four candles from Boots, in Mansfield, in a bid to raise cash for camping equipment so he could sleep rough, a court heard. Anthony Dargue took the items, worth £120, on September 18, said prosecutor Donna Fawcett. Tim Haines,...

today, 11:18 in Regional East

Notts driver who survived tree fall during Storm Bronagh told 'buy lottery ticket'

A lucky driver escaped injury when a huge tree fell on his car in Nottinghamshire during Storm Bronagh. Watch manager Ray Burton said: "The first thing I did was shake his hand and tell him to get a lottery ticket. "He is the luckiest person...

today, 10:28 in Regional East

Mansfield man ignored court in bid to see two-year-old daughter

A Mansfield man flouted a court order when he contacted his ex-partner, a court heard. Wayne Marriott sent text and picture messages to the woman, including images of himself with his new partner, between August 18 and 20. And he persuaded his...

today, 10:28 in Regional East

Help stop vile trade in indecent images

Recently the Home Secretary laid down a much-needed challenge to big tech companies at the National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children (NSPCC) headquarters in London. Sajid Javid said he was demanding change to protect children from...

today, 10:28 in Regional East

Yellow weather warning set to continue today

A yellow weather warning for wind is set to continue for today - with winds set to reach more than 40mph. From 1pm to 4pm wind speed will reach over 40mph. A Met Office spokesman said: "Overnight strong winds will ease away during the morning....

today, 07:43 in Regional East

Hour-by-hour forecast as 'risk to life' Storm Bronagh hits Nottinghamshire

While Nottinghamshire is still clearing up the mess made by Storm Ali yesterday a new storm is set to batter the county tonight - and there maybe risk to life. Storm Bronagh is set to hit the county at 6pm today, and there will be gales and rain until...

yesterday, 16:15 in Regional East

How much will you save at Jack’s and is the discount supermarket coming to Nottinghamshire?

Tesco has launched its new discount store format called Jack’s, as it attempts to take the fight to German discounters Aldi and Lidl. The brand is being widely hailed as a challenger to Aldi and Lidl, which have eaten into the market share of...

yesterday, 15:12 in Regional East

A round-up of this week’s best readers’ pictures

IN PICTURES: A round-up of this week’s best readers’ snaps September 20 Readers have been out and about taking pictures of life across the area. Click the link above to see a round-up of some of the best snaps sent in this week. If you would like to...

yesterday, 12:59 in Regional East

This week’s fascinating slideshow of Hucknall’s past

IN PICTURES: This week’s fascinating slideshow of Hucknall’s past September 20 Take a trip down memory lane with this fabulous slideshow of bygone snaps from Hucknall. Test your local knowledge with these pictures by clicking on the above link. If you...

yesterday, 12:40 in Regional East

Christmas comes early at Co-op as mince pies go on sale due to customer demand

With just less than 100 days left until Christmas, shoppers can already start stocking up on one festive favourite – mince pies. Customers looking to get into the festive spirit can now do so earlier than ever by heading into their local Central...

yesterday, 11:06 in Regional East

Leaked report show seven options for Nottinghamshire super-council if district and borough authorities are...

The name on your bins, how much council tax you pay, and who runs your parks could all be about to change. Leaked plans show the seven different options currently being investigated for the future of how Nottinghamshire’s councils are run, and even...

yesterday, 11:06 in Regional East

Doctors prescribing more anti-depressants in Nottinghamshire

Doctors in Nottinghamshire have been prescribing lots more anti-depressants over the last three years, according to NHS data. General Practitioners have called on the Government to increase the funding for psychotherapist services to rely less on...

yesterday, 10:35 in Regional East

Heavy rain and strong winds set for tonight

A yellow weather warning has been issued for tonight as strong winds and rain are set to hit the county. Rain will start at around 12 noon today as Storm Ali continues to cross the country. The average temperature will be 14C. A Met Office spokesman...

yesterday, 07:18 in Regional East

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