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Rother Valley MP calls for Government to keep up the push to cut smoking deaths

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...

today, 03:43 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 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...

yesterday, 14:30 in Regional East

Hedgehogs need a helping hand to get through dry summer months

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...

yesterday, 14:30 in Regional East

RISE AND SHINE: Your morning news and travel

Good morning Here is your round up of the morning news, travel and weather for today - Friday, July 20

yesterday, 14:30 in Regional East

Nottinghamshire man who filmed himself doing almost 200mph on motorbike is jailed

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...

yesterday, 14:30 in Regional East

Action Fraud issues warning over scam Amazon email

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....

yesterday, 14:30 in Regional East

Celebrating 100 years of women voting with 100 women of Bassetlaw

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...

yesterday, 14:30 in Regional East

Nottinghamshire ‘super council’ plan is ‘bonkers’ says Bassetlaw council leader

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...

yesterday, 14:30 in Regional East

Rise in employment rate in Bassetlaw

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...

yesterday, 14:30 in Regional East

Landmark for Bassetlaw Hospital department celebrated

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,...

Thursday, 20:58 in Regional East

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...

Thursday, 14:55 in Regional East

NSPCC teams up with a Worksop housing project for It’s Not OK campaign

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...

Thursday, 12:17 in Regional East

Worksop’s School of Artisan Food visited by the Bank of England Governor

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...

Thursday, 12:17 in Regional East

Tax payers left to cover Government funding cuts for Nottinghamshire Police

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...

Thursday, 12:17 in Regional East

Fun for all the family at Clowne Gala

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...

Thursday, 12:17 in Regional East

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