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Jail threat for Selston man who grew drugs to pay off debt to mum

A Selston man who confessed he sold cannabis to pay off debts, including a loan from his mother, was threatened with a prison sentence, a court heard.

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1,061 fewer teachers in Nottinghamshire by 2019, thanks to £39million funding cut

1,061 fewer teachers in Nottinghamshire by 2019, thanks to £39million funding cut

There will be over 1,000 fewer teachers in Nottinghamshire’s schools by 2019, it was claimed this week.

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Who is planning what near you?

Latest Worksop planning applications submitted to Bassetlaw District Council

These are the latest Worksop planning applications submitted to Bassetlaw District Council:

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Drivers who use phones at wheel will face DOUBLE fines and points

Drivers who use phones at wheel will face DOUBLE fines and points

Motorists who are caught using their mobile phones while driving will be slapped with a huge fine and six penalty points from March 1.

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Worksop Guardian reporter Sophie Wills speaks to children at Sir Edmund Hilary Primary School about her job as a journalist

Sir Edmund Hillary pupils visited by Guardian reporter

Budding journalists at Sir Edmund Hillary school in Worksop are ready to craft their own newspaper reports after a special talk from Guardian reporter Sophie Wills.

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A member of Northumbria police staff has appeared in court

NAME AND SHAME: Worksop and Retford Court Results

The following people from the Worksop and Retford areas have recently appeared before the courts.

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SAFETY NOTICE: Check these ELC toys

SAFETY NOTICE: Check these ELC toys

Customer feedback has prompted the Early Learning Centre to issue a safety notice concerning a range of their toys.

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WEATHER WARNING: Met Office issues latest update for the region

WEATHER WARNING: Met Office issues latest update for the region

Motorists are being warned of icy roads throughout today after freezing temperatures overnight.

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The Supreme Court ruling has been announced this morning.

Supreme Court rules Act of Parliament is needed to trigger Brexit Article 50

The Supreme Court has this morning ruled that the government cannot trigger Brexit without an act of Parliament.
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Erwin Markowski, left, and Krystian Markowski have been jailed for six years each. Picture: Nottinghamshire Police.

Brothers jailed for trafficking workers from Poland to work at Sports Direct

Two brothers who trafficked people from Poland and sent them to work at Sports Direct at Shirebrook are now behind bars.

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Blyth Road, at the junction with Hundred Acre Lane, Worksop.

Two hospitalised after crash in Worksop

Two people were taken to hospital after a crash in Worksop last night.

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Mike Pinkerton, chief executive of the newly-named Doncaster and Bassetlaw Teaching Hospitals Foundation Trust.

Trust chiefs celebrate Bassetlaw Hospital’s new ‘teaching’ status

Bassetlaw Hospital’s new status as a “teaching hospital” will boost patient care by enhancing education, training and recruitment at the site, say Trust chiefs.

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‘Burnt toast can cause cancer’, say scientists

‘Burnt toast can cause cancer’, say scientists

Food scientists are warning ‘burnt toast’ could cause cancer.

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Retailer recalls biscuits due to health risks

Retailer recalls biscuits due to health risks

Retailer B&M has recalled a range of biscuits owing to ingredients which could cause a health risk not being correctly labelled.

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Gritters are on standby

Gritters head out with freezing temperatures expected overnight

Gritting teams in Nottinghamshire are set to be out again this evening with road temperatures forecast to be below freezing overnight.

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‘Salt and ice challenge’ can cause burns and scars, pupils warned

‘Salt and ice challenge’ can cause burns and scars, pupils warned

School pupils across Nottinghamshire are being warned of a sick new challenge which causes horrific burns and permanent scars.

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How happy are people in your part of Nottinghamshire?

How happy are people in your part of Nottinghamshire?

People in a Nottinghamshire district are the happiest in England.

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M1 CRASH: Long delays after car and HGV crash

M1 CRASH: Long delays after car and HGV crash

Motorists are being warned to expect long delays on the M1 until this afternoon.

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