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College students build new play area at Worksop school

Students from Worksop’s North Notts College have set the stage for stars to be born by building an outdoor performance area at a town school.

Education
From left,  Ade Okubanjo, Councillor Jo White, Nicola Marshall and Steve Bennett will be judging entrpreneurs pitches.

Bassetlaw Dragons’ Den offers £5,000 for new enterprise

Bassetlaw District Council is to offer entrepreneurs the chance to pitch for £5,000 in a Dragons’ Den-style business development event.

Business
Mobile speed cameras are monitoring Notts roads this week.

Speeding crackdown on Notts roads

* A17 Sleaford Road, Coddington;

* A52(T) Clifton Boulevard, Nottingham, 40mph section;

* A60 Bellar Gate-Woodthorpe Drive, Nottingham;

* A60 Carlton-in-Lindrick/Costhorpe;

* A60, Spion Kop;

* A6005 Castle Boulevard/Abbey Bridge/University Boulevard, Nottingham;

* A6191 Southwell Road West, Mansfield;

* A6211 Arnold Lane, Gedling;

* B682 Sherwood Rise through to Hucknall Lane, Nottingham;

* B6028 Stoneyford Road, Skegby;

* B6030 Sherwood Hall Road/Clipstone Road, Mansfield;

* B6040 Retford Road, Worksop, 40mph section;

* Bestwood Park Drive, Nottingham;

* Coppice Road, Arnold;

* New Mill Lane/Sandlands Way, Mansfield Woodhouse;

* Nottingham Road/Leake Road, Gotham;

* Nottingham Road/Portland Road/Annesley Road, Hucknall;

* Radford Boulevard/Lenton Boulevard, Nottingham;

* Raymoth Lane, Thievesdale Lane and Farmers Branch, Worksop;

* Shelford Road, Radcliffe-on-Trent.

For more details, see www.nottspeed.com

News
Doncaster and Bassetlaw Hospitals Diabetic Eye Screening Team have won a contract to expand their service.

NHS Trust wins contract for Bassetlaw diabetes screening

Doncaster and Bassetlaw Hospitals Trust is to bring a vital diabetes screening service in-house after 13 years with an external provider.

News
Up to 300 jobs could be lost, the CWU says.

Post Office to close and franchise 37 Crown offices with loss of up to 300 jobs

The Post Office is to close and franchise 37 Crown office branches, with up to 300 staff set to lose their jobs.

Business
A pothole, yesterday.

POTHOLE HELL: Which is the worst road near you?

After the news that potholes are set to get worse over the coming year, we wanted to know - which are the worst roads near you?

News 1
Ratings from the FSA (Stock image).

Bassetlaw food standards revealed in national study

Bassetlaw restaurants have been compared in a national study, revealing the best and worst areas for food standards.

News
POLL: Should you go shopping in your pyjamas?

POLL: Should you go shopping in your pyjamas?

A Tesco shopper has called on the supermarket giant to ban customers in sleepwear after posting a picture of two women walking the aisles in their dressing gowns.

News 6
Christmas dash for cash saw £730 million withdrawn in one day

Christmas dash for cash saw £730 million withdrawn in one day

A whopping £730 million was dished out by ATMs on December 23, the most money ever withdrawn in one day.

Business
Bassetlaw doctor honoured after 43 years of service

Bassetlaw doctor honoured after 43 years of service

A doctor who lives near Gainsborough and has cared for patients across the area for the past 43 years has been recognised with a national honour.

Health 1
Worksop charity shop bags £25,500 for wounded heroes

Worksop charity shop bags £25,500 for wounded heroes

Military veterans’ charity Help for Heroes raised an “amazing” £25,500 with a pop-up shop in Worksop over the Christmas period.

News
Leeds hospital worker Carina Galsim aiming to prove she is just the tonic to win Excite and Entertain Leeds 2017 talent competition

VIDEO: Hospital theatre singer is 'Kim-tastic' tonic for our talent competition

Hospital worker Carina "Kim" Galsim - or 'Kim-tastic Funtastic' to her friends - wants to swap the operating theatre for a showbiz theatre.
Whats on 4
VIDEO: The ten most unusual excuses for tax returns being late

VIDEO: The ten most unusual excuses for tax returns being late

From yachts catching fire to failed internet connections, this video details ten of the most unusual excuses people used in the last year to explain why their tax return was late.

Business 1
Mobile speed camera vans are out and about on Nottinghamshire's roads.

Speeding crackdown on 20 Notts roads

Mobile speed cameras are out and about on Nottinghamshire roads.

Crime 1
Singer Cameron Lee is hoping to win our Excite and Entertain Leeds 2017 talent competition.

VIDEO: Can singer Cameron win our talent competition?

Move over Alfie Boe and Michael Ball - here comes singer Cameron Lee who believes he can win our Excite and Entertain Leeds 2017 talent competition.
Whats on 6
Mobile speed camera vans are out and about in Nottinghamshire.

Speeding crackdown on 20 Notts roads

Mobile speed cameras are out and about on Nottinghamshire roads.

Crime
The government says it does not expect turkey supplies to be affected.

Bird flu found at Christmas turkey farm in East Midlands

A strain of bird flu has been found on a turkey farm in the East Midlands - just days before Christmas.

News
Councils call for £3bn investment in East Coast rail

Councils call for £3bn investment in East Coast rail

An organisation representing local authorities on the East Coast Main Line rail route is calling for a £3billion investment to aid economic growth.

News 1
Care worker Richard Gilman.

Bircotes care worker backs council recruitment campaign

A Bircotes man who works in homecare has added his voice to a Nottinghamshire County Council campaign to recruit more people into the sector.

Health
L-R: Licensing solicitor Stella Bacon, Coun Josie Potts, and Carl Jefferies of P&P Taxis.

Council urges Christmas revellers to take licensed taxis

Christmas revellers are being urged to stay safe when making their way home from nights out by using only officially licensed taxi operators.

Politics
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