Community groups raise thousands with canal boat pull

Volunteers from across the region have raised thousands of pounds for good causes after pulling a boat more than 56 miles on Chesterfield canal.

Worksop food firm tastes success at ‘sandwich Oscars’

Worksop food firm tastes success at ‘sandwich Oscars’

A Worksop food manufacturer has scooped triple honours at the sandwich world’s equivalent of the Oscars for the second year running.

Jobs boost for Worksop town centre as currency shop opens doors

Jobs boost for Worksop town centre as currency shop opens doors

One of Britain’s largest foreign exchange providers has given Worksop town centre a much-needed boost with the opening of a new shop.

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The figures are "staggering", says Stuart Bowley, of Worksop estate agency, Martin and Co.

Worksop basking in a ‘staggering’ property price boom

Worksop has been basking in a property price boom over the past 12 months, says a sales and lettings expert.

Sainsburys store manager John Bailey and Argos store manager Vicky Whit celebrate the launch of a new venture at Worksops superstore with their staff.

Retailer relocation leads Worksop shoppers out of town

A leading high street retailer has completed its move from Worksop to the edge of town, where it hopes to offer an improved customers experience.

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2016 award winner Danielle Parkinson of Beauty at MICO  with sponsors from Edgewise Edgestrip Ltd.

Entries open for North Notts Business Women Awards 2017

The North Notts Business Women Awards for 2017 are now open for entries, offering budding entrepreneurs an opportunity for recognition.

Smart motorway cameras were installed on a section of the M1 in 2016.

Almost 4,500 drivers caught speeding on M1 smart motorway section

More than 4,400 drivers have been caught speeding by smart motorway cameras between junctions 28 and 30 of the M1 in just a year.

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Theresa May at Linney, Mansfield

Prime Minister Theresa May ‘hopes Brexit feeling will turn Mansfield blue’

Prime Minister Theresa May swept into Mansfield today, hinting that the Conservatives hoped to capitalise on the town’s strongly anti-EU feelings to seize control in the forthcoming General Election.

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Recruiter looks to future with renewable energy expert

A Worksop recruier is to lead his new employers into markets of the future after being hired as a specialist in renewable energy and sustainability.

Retford golfer Ben Smith, 23, is hoping to hit his way on to the European professional tour circuit.

Opticians tee up Retford golfer for a shot at going pro

One of the hottest prospects in UK golf has landed a new sponsorship deal with a Retford optician he hopes will see him on his way to the very top.

Mansfield Count.

Mansfield Independent Forum join forces with Tories to control County Hall

The Conservative Party and Mansfield Independent Forum have entered into a coalition to form the majority group at Nottinghamshire County Council.

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Plans for 400 new homes  including access  on land to the south of Stonebridge Lane, Warsop, together with associated highways works, public open space and landscaping.

Fight to stop 400 new homes in Warsop continues

Warsop council is to fight against plans to build 400 new houses in the town amid fears that services will not cope with 1,000 new residents.

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Get rid of your paper notes

There is just a week left to spend or bank your old paper fivers

People have just a week left to spend or bank the 155 million paper Bank of England fivers still in circulation before they lose their legal tender status.

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Rail services across parts of Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire will be affected.

Northern rail strike: find out how your train services will be affected

A third 24-hour strike involving Northern rail staff is due to take place.
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Dave Armiger, regeneration and neighbourhoods director at Bassetlaw District Council, is backing a yes vote.

Voting opens for North Notts regional business plan

Amid all the other election activity, voting is now open to decide if North Nottinghamshire should form a Business Improvement District.

Cookery school event to explore the future of food

Cookery school event to explore the future of food

Leading experts, writers, nutritionists and cooks will gather near Worksop for Food for Thought – an event looking at the future of food in Britain.

Will the benefits of HS2 outweigh its environmental costs?

HS2 threat to ancient woodlands branded ‘a disgrace’

The planned construction of the HS2 high-speed rail line will pose a threat to ancient woodland between Worksop and Sheffield, according to a new report.

A section of 'smart motorway'.

TRAVEL: M1 night-time roadworks for the week ahead

Highways England has published its summary of planned M1 roadworks for the period from Tuesday April 18 to Sunday April 23.

Northern rail staff during the recent walkout.

Northern rail workers to hold fresh strike in dispute over guard role

Commuters are facing another day of strike action by Northern rail staff, as the row over the future role of guards shows no signs of letting up.

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Driving test

Changes to driving tests mean learners will have to follow sat nav directions to pass

Learner drivers will have to be able to follow directions from a sat nav in order to pass their test, ministers have announced.

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