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Speeding crackdown on 20 Notts Roads

Mobile speed cameras are out and about on Nottinghamshire roads this week.

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New £5 notes contain animal fat, Bank of England reveals

New £5 notes contain animal fat, Bank of England reveals

Vegans and vegetarians have voiced outrage after revelations that the new £5 notes contain animal fat.

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Power cut affects parts of Nottinghamshire

A major power cut is currently affecting electricity supply in parts of Nottinghamshire.

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COUN ALAN RHODES -- "it is inevitable that the elderly and disabled will continue to be adversely affected".

Council’s dismay over funding crisis in care for elderly and disabled

A growing funding crisis in services for the elderly and disabled across Mansfield, Ashfield and the rest of the county was not tackled by the government’s Autumn Statement. claim alarmed council chiefs.

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Warsop Meden Sports Centre

Warsop leisure centre under closure threat

Leaders at Mansfield District Council say they are considering walking away from Warsop’s Meden Leisure Centre due to financial constraints.

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Get cash out with your phone: Bank launches contactless cash machines

Get cash out with your phone: Bank launches contactless cash machines

Bank cards look set to become a thing of the past.

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CHAMPIONS OF VALUE -- Robert Woodhead Ltd duo, team leader Alistair Taylor (second from right) and site manager Paul Pygall (far right), at the Smith Square development, with (from left) Kenay Reshad, A1 Housing's technical and design manager, Coun Steve Scotthorne, of Bassetlaw District Council, and Don Spittlehouse, managing director of A1 Housing.

Mansfield firm wins national award for innovative housing scheme

A construction company, based in Edwinstowe, has won a national award for its work in replacing old pre-fab bungalows with new, energy-efficient and affordable homes.

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MP slams HS2 route as ‘missed opportunity’ which will cause ‘misery’

Rother Valley MP Sir Kevin Barron has slammed the latest route announcement for the high speed rail HS2 project as a “missed opportunity”.

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REVEALED: The M&S stores likely to close, according to experts

REVEALED: The M&S stores likely to close, according to experts

Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire Marks and Spencer stores feature on a list of those which are likely to close, according to retail analysts.

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Mobile speed camera vans are on the streets of Nottinghamshire this week.

Speeding crackdown on 20 Notts roads

Mobile speed cameras are out and about on Nottinghamshire roads this week.

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Marks & Spencer to close 60 UK clothing stores as profits plunge to £231m

Marks & Spencer to close 60 UK clothing stores as profits plunge to £231m

High street giant Marks & Spencer has said it will close around 60 clothing and home stores as it focuses on food, and warned of more than 2,100 job losses under plans to axe 53 overseas shops.

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A Robin Hood line service calls at Mansfield.

Breaking news: Delays for Worksop rail passengers

Rail passengers at Worksop are warned to expect delays this morning due to a broken down train.

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Give your presence early and visit a loved one with Northern's special rail tickets offer

Northern Value: Save up to 60 per cent on your train fare and visit a loved one

Give your presence early this year  - surprise a loved one and go by Northern rail with average savings of 60 per cent.
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VIDEO & 360 PHOTO: The Xmas Factor comes to Meadowhall with James Arthur and Louisa Johnson at Christmas Live

The Xmas Factor came to Sheffield's Meadowhall shopping centre when 15,000 screaming pop fans were treated to a sold out Christmas Live concert with headliners James Arthur and Louisa Johnson.
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Waterton Park Hotel is the perfect venue for all occasions

Waterton Park Hotel is the perfect venue for all occasions

There’s a small part of Yorkshire that will always remain very special for me.

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Five things you need to know about the new £1 coin

Five things you need to know about the new £1 coin

First it was an all new £5 note, and now Royal Mint is preparing to launch a new £1 coin.

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Key Fund announcing 10 million of funding for community and social enterprises

VIDEO: Yorkshire's Key Fund to invest £10m in 300 worthy projects

A Yorkshire based community and social enterprise investment organisation is seeking 300 worthy projects to pump £10M into them in the next three years.
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Retained firefighter Leigh Holmes (kneeling down) writes for the Chad about his work for Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue.

GUEST COLUMN: Joining fire service is one of best things I’ve ever done, by Leigh Holmes, retained firefighter

I first joined Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service as an on-call firefighter what seems like many moons ago, in 2002.

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Troubled NHS Trust appoints new finance director to fix deficit

Troubled NHS Trust appoints new finance director to fix deficit

Doncaster and Bassetlaw Hospitals Trust has appointed a new director of finance in a bid to resolve the debt crisis left by his predecessors.

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A stretch of the southbound M1 is closed this morning.

TRAFFIC UPDATE: Southbound M1 lane ‘will not reopen until 4pm’

The lane of the southbound M1 that was closed for overnight roadworks will now remain closed until 4pm this afternoon.

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