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This week in Parliament there was a debate to review the Tobacco Control Plan which was published a year ago, writes Sir Kevin Barron, MP for Rother Valley. The steady reduction in smoking rates has continued, smoking rates have dropped by almost a...
IN PICTURES: A round-up of this week’s best readers’ snaps July 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 see...
It has been a bit of a scorcher lately hasn’t it Summer is always a busy time of year for the RSPCA and especially so when there is a heatwave. The RSPCA sends out a lot of messages about keeping pets safe in hot weather and a lot of people thankfully...
Good morning Here is your round up of the morning news, travel and weather for today - Friday, July 20
A Nottinghamshire man who filmed himself doing almost 200mph on motorbike has been jailed. Adam Campion, 26, of Nottingham Road, Hucknall was jailed for 21 months at Nottingham Crown Court yesterday (Wednesday). He admitted five counts of dangerous...
A fake phishing Amazon email is doing the rounds asking people for their personal details warns charity Action Fraud. A spokesman for Action Fraud UK said: “We’ve had an increased number of reports about these fake emails purporting to be from Amazon....
It was a pleasure to welcome 100 women from Bassetlaw to Parliament to celebrate 100 years since women first got the vote, writes Bassetlaw MP John Mann. The women were first given an in-depth tour of the Houses of Parliament, where they were able to...
Nottinghamshire County Council’s plan to abolish all district and borough councils and create a ‘super’ council for the county is a ‘bonkers idea’ writes Coun Simon Greaves, Bassetlaw council leader. This would have a population of more than 810,000...
The employment rate in Bassetlaw has increased over the past year, as the Government hails record highs across the UK. Data from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) shows that the number of people in either part-time or full-time employment in...
A department within Doncaster and Bassetlaw Teaching Hospitals (DBTH) is celebrating a streak of 19 months without a patient developing a severe, hospital acquired, pressure ulcer (HAPU). The Care Group, known as Musculoskeletal (MSK) and Frailty,...
Notts police praised for positive work with victims of hate crime - but the force said it has more to do
Nottinghamshire Police have been praised for its work dealing with hate crime today (Thursday, June 19) in a national inspection report. The report, by Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary and Fire & Rescue Services (HMICFRS) revealed its...
The NSPCC has teamed up with New Roots Housing Project in Worksop to provide information and support to more than 1,500 young people on how to spot the signs of grooming and sexual exploitation. The year-long It’s Not OK campaign focuses specifically...
Students at The School of Artisan Food in Worksop presented the Governor of the Bank of England a loaf of bread decorated with a maple leaf. During the visit to the school, following the invitation by John Mann MP, Mark Carney, from Canada, also...
Government funding for Nottinghamshire Police has dropped in recent years, leaving local taxpayers to pick up the bill. Figures from the Home Office show that Nottinghamshire Police’s Government funding dropped by two per cent between its budgets for...
There was fun for all the family at this year’s Clowne Gala as the crowds enjoyed the heatwave. Visitors to the event on Saturday, July 14, were treated to performances from Treebeard and the Company Performance Ensemble marching band opened the...
- 23:26 Custody for 'Columbine' plot schoolboys
- 23:26 Novichok victim Charlie Rowley leaves hospital
- 23:26 Khalid Ali: Westminster plot bomb-maker jailed for life
- 23:26 UK weather: Driest start to summer on modern record
- 23:26 Michel Barnier questions Theresa May's Brexit White Paper
- 23:25 Mortgage misery: The homeowners facing repossession
- 23:25 Six ways China could retaliate in a trade war
- 23:25 Smart meters to cut energy bills by just £11, say MPs
- 06:47 Dol-y-Moch: Re-living childhood days at the 'slimy lake'
- 06:47 Gareth Shaw: If you’re not claiming marriage allowance, why not?
- 06:47 Susan Dalgety: Embrace legacy of Otis and Elvis in the name of freedom
- 06:47 Child-friendly gigs praised by parents
- 06:47 Brian Wilson: There’s a sinister side to Sturgeon’s new Catalan friend
- 06:47 Rare 50p coin sells for staggering £840 on eBay
- 06:47 Stephen Jardine: I was wrong about the future of restaurants
- 06:47 Watch: Moment police raid Nuneaton home and find thousands of...
- 06:47 Thatcher ‘Eurosceptic’ speech was never meant to be anti-EU,...
- 06:47 Foreign Secretary calls on Nato members to increase defence spending
- 06:47 MPs visit farm to highlight ‘crisis’ of berry picker shortage
- 06:47 Brian Wilson: The weakness of May and Corbyn has been exposed
- 06:47 John McLellan: The blood on the Brexit carpet can’t be ignored
- 06:47 Johnny Vegas reveals dramatic weight loss after split from wife
- 06:47 Jane Bradley: The sad end of this sporting life
- 06:47 Leader comment: Girl Guide badges to include actual Moon-walking?
- 06:47 This is when all the new Cathedral Lanes restaurants are opening
- 06:47 Girlguides ditch home making for mixology in culture change
- 06:47 Long-term CJD survivor at centre of legal protection battle
- 06:47 Person injured 'by falling object' near Coventry city centre - recap
- 06:47 Now That’s What I Call Music! hits 100th edition
- 06:47 Watch: Rare 200mph supercar cruises along M40