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Ollerton firm celebrates after steam rises from power station

An Ollerton company is full of pride after seeing steam rise from one of the iconic chimneys at Battersea Power Station in London for the first time in more than 35 years. In February 2019, A1 Flue Systems announced that it had secured a multi-million...

yesterday, 12:05 in Regional East

Doctors urge COPD patients to take extra care this winter

Health officials are urging people with a pulmonary disease to take care as temperatures plummet this winter. Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is one of the most common reasons for people being admitted to hospital during the winter...

yesterday, 10:40 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, 09:57 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, 09:57 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, 19:32 in Regional East

More flood alerts issued as heavy rain continues to batter East Midlands

More relentless rain is on the way for the East Midlands today (November 27). The Met Office has predicted a dull and cloudy day with outbreaks of heavy rain. Parts of Derbyshire may experience some drier spells, with extensive fog over high ground....

Tuesday, 19:32 in Regional East

What today's weather will be like

Looks like another rainy day today. It will be cloudy with outbreaks of rain this morning, persistent and heavy at times, with extensive low cloud and areas of fog on high ground. Becoming brighter through the afternoon with some sunshine, but also a...

Tuesday, 19:32 in Regional East

Here's what the weather will be like in our region today

The miserable November weather is set to continue today. Today will be a largely dull day with cloud covering high ground. Outbreaks of rain are also expected, largely confined to the west at first, though spreading to most parts through the morning...

Tuesday, 19:32 in Regional East

Sheffield firm starts selling lifelike £3,000 sex dolls in time for Christmas

A Sheffield firm is set to spice up Christmas – after starting to sell lifelike sex dolls and robots in the city. Yorkshire is known for many amazing things, from tea to Yorkshire puddings. However, there is now a new contender in town – for Sheffield...

Tuesday, 18:49 in Regional East

These are all the things you can and can't do in a polling station

The General Election is nearly upon us – and when you head to your local polling station, you need to be aware of the things you can and can’t do. Across the country on Thursday, Britain will go to the polls to vote for their new MPs – and most will...

Tuesday, 18:49 in Regional East

Sex toy company is looking for testers - and here's how to apply

A sex toy company is looking for people to test its products – and applications are now being sought. We-Vibe and Womanizer, two of the world's leading providers of premium sex toys, are looking for men and women to test out products. The firm is...

Tuesday, 18:49 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, 18:49 in Regional East

Motorcyclist taken to hospital after Blyth crash

A motorcyclist has been taken to hospital after a collision in Blyth. He has been taken to the Northern General Hospital in Sheffield for treatment for injuries which are not currently believed to be life-threatening. The collision happened at about...

Tuesday, 18:49 in Regional East

Stunning pictures as Brodsworth Hall's Enchanted Garden returns for Christmas

Between 5 and 22 December, the grounds will be bathed in spectacular lighting and visitors will be able to follow an illuminated trail through the gardens, taking in various magical lighting and surprises along the way. 1. Brodsworth Hall's Enchanted...

Tuesday, 18:49 in Regional East

Will Labour be able to hold on to Bassetlaw this time?

Bassetlaw voters go to polls next week in the General Election with high interest being taken what the result from this part of the country will be. In the past, Bassetlaw was a nailed-on certainty for Labour – the party has held the seat unbroken...

Tuesday, 18:49 in Regional East

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