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Take a look at the three-metre Lancaster Bomber soaring in Huthwaite

A model Lancaster Bomber is soaring over the street in Huthwaite as part of the commemorations. Martin Shaw, aged 56, of Columbia Street, has created the three-metre plywood model to add to a community memorial on Sutton Road. It was inspired by a...

today, 18:08 in Regional East

Celebrating 10 years of biodiversity in Center Parcs

Short break operator Center Parcs is celebrating 10 years of accredited wildlife biodiversity. The firm has a park and its head office in Sherwood Forest, near Edwinstowe, at a site which also supports one of the most significant bat populations in...

today, 18:08 in Regional East

Retired Mansfield guide dog who lost part of his ear in an attack is on the mend

A well known retired Mansfield guide dog who was attacked by another dog who bit off a part of his ear is on the mend. And his former owner is now raising money for his treatment. Hudson had been guide dog for 24-year-old blind footballer Nathan Edge...

today, 17:59 in Regional East

Three men arrested on suspicion of murder after Nottinghamshire collision

Police have arrested three men on suspicion of murder after a crash in Nottinghamshire. Officers received a call at 12.30am this morning (Tuesday, October 23) reporting a collision involving a man and a car at Forest Park and Ride in Forest Fields. A...

today, 16:53 in Regional East

Plans for 63 new homes in Mansfield

A planning application has been made for 63 new homes to redevelop a former industrial site in Mansfield. The application by Victoria Street SPV Ltd of Stourbridge is to build 40 two bed and 23 three bed houses on derelict land off Victoria Street....

today, 14:21 in Regional East

Christmas decorations went up at Meadowhall and everyone said the same thing

Christmas season seems to be well and truly upon us if the decorations at Meadowhall are anything to go by. We may only be in October but Meadowhall have wasted no time in decking out their shopping centre with festive cheer. Just two weeks after a...

today, 14:21 in Regional East

Underwood play centre, cafe and pub application refused

An application to turn the Old Bus Station on Alfreton road into a soft play centre and cafe has been refused by Ashfield District Council. The application was refused on the grounds that it would not provide enough off-street parking, and the noise...

today, 12:41 in Regional East

Sutton woman celebrates 108-years of life

The sinking of RMS Titanic, both World Wars and a man walking on the moon - Margaret Young has seen a lot in 108 years. Margaret was born in Skegby in 1910 and has just celebrated her 108th Birthday. Margaret who still loves a cup of tea and the...

today, 12:41 in Regional East

Nottinghamshire woman who stabbed boyfriend to death after row over hot tub party found guilty of manslaughter

A Nottinghamshire nursery nurse who stabbed her boyfriend to death after he jumped naked into a hot tub with two barmaids has been found guilty of manslaughter. Demi Harris, 21, flew into a jealous rage after warning her partner Christopher Pearson,...

today, 12:11 in Regional East

Reports from the court

Cases completed at Mansfield Magistrates’ Court. Violence Igor Mozarovs, 47, of Mandalay Road Pleasley pleaded guilty to assaulting a female by beating her, damaging a mobile phone and possession of cannabis. He was committed to prison for 16 weeks...

today, 12:11 in Regional East

Bizarre video shows man being thrown into air after appearing to run in front of car in Mansfield

A bizarre video which shows a man being thrown into the air after appearing to run in front of a car in Mansfield has been posted online. The video shows a group of men stood together on the pavement. Two of the men then step out in front of traffic...

today, 11:33 in Regional East

Jail for Kirkby bus shelter sex session man

A Kirkby man who hit the headlines after he was filmed having sex in a bus shelter has been jailed for 12 weeks. Alan Dale Severn, 42, appeared at Mansfield Magistrates Court where he admitted failing to comply with the requirements of a community...

today, 10:57 in Regional East

Stretch of A60 closed after ‘serious’ crash near Mansfield

A stretch of the A60 has been closed after a ‘serious’ collision between a car and a motorbike. Mansfield Road between Forest Lane and its junction with the A614 Ollerton Road is closed off after the crash this morning (Tuesday, October 23). The...

today, 10:29 in Regional East

Nearly 10,000 children regularly missing from Nottinghamshire’s schools last year

New figures have revealed nearly 10,000 children were regularly missing from Nottinghamshire’s schools during the first two terms last year. Across the country, absence rates have increased over each of the last two years, following several years of...

today, 10:24 in Regional East

Take a look at Nottingham Ikea's new £1.2m restaurant at Giltbrook Retail Park

Ikea's new £1.2m restaurant at Giltbrook Retail Park - which has sweet potato fries and two private breastfeeding rooms is opening today. For the last eight months a temporary eating area has been in operation - but because of limited space a...

today, 09:30 in Regional East

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