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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,...

30 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...

47 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, 11:35 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, 10:32 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, 10:32 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, 10:32 in Regional East

Joy as Edwinstowe school hailed by inspectors

Parents, staff and pupils at an Edwinstowe primary school are celebrating an inspection result – which the headteacher has dedicated “to the 
community”. King Edwin Primary School, Fourth Avenue, has been rated good following the visit by inspectors...

today, 10:26 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, 07:45 in Regional East

Three arrests made after aggravated burglary in Worksop

Officers have arrested a 19-year-old man, a 19-year-old woman and a 17-year-old boy on suspicion of aggravated burglary following an incident at an address in Yeoman’s Close, Worksop. Police were called at 9.50pm yesterday (September 19) to reports...

yesterday, 16:37 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, 16:08 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, 15:18 in Regional East

Plans lodged to build 450 homes in village

Plans have been lodged to build up to 450 homes at the former ‘eyesore’ Whitwell Colliery site. The proposals by The Welbeck Esates Company also include employment land, public open space, retail store and offices as well parking and drop off area for...

yesterday, 14:10 in Regional East

Concrete thrown from A1 bridge onto passing vehicles

One person was injured and a number of vehicles damaged after concrete was thrown from a A1 bridge. The pieces of concrete were thrown from bridges between midnight and 1.30am this morning (Thursday, September 20). at South Muskham, North Muskham and...

yesterday, 12:24 in Regional East

New ‘department store’ to open in Worksop with West African speciality

A new “mini department store” will open in Worksop this weekend – with its owners hoping a dash of West African spice can help energise the high street. Westaf will welcome its first customers through the doors of 57-59 Bridge Street at 11am tomorrow,...

yesterday, 12:24 in Regional East

Derbyshire mum-of-four and wife of Sheffield Wednesday fitness coach loses battle with cancer

A Derbyshire mum-of-four has died after losing her battle with breast cancer. Hayley Kalinins, a mum-of-four whose husband Andy Kalinins is tasked with keeping Sheffield Wednesday players fit, lost her fight to the disease yesterday, leaving family...

yesterday, 12:03 in Regional East

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