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Man jailed after trying to import child-like sex doll into UK through East Midlands Airport

A man who attempted to import a child-like sex doll into Cheshire has today been jailed for two years and eight months after an investigation triggered by an incident at East Midlands Airport.
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Bruce Allison

New conservative candidate for the Scotter and Blyton ward has been announced

The Gainsborough Constituency Conservative Association have selected a candidate for the forthcoming by-election on Thursday, July 27, for the Scotter and Blyton ward vacancy on West Lindsey District Council.

The new Snap Map.

VIDEO: Everything you need to know about Snapchat's new location sharing Snap Map - according to Snapchat

A new feature on Snapchat allowing anyone to share their location has been explained by Snapchat in depth.
The investigations at Grenfell Tower continue

Thousands urged to contact Hotpoint over fridge-freezer that caused Grenfell Tower fire

Thousands of people have been urged to contact Hotpoint after police revealed the Grenfell Tower fire started in a faulty fridge-freezer manufactured by the company.

Home-Start's Maxine Bojen and Tina Elllson enjoyed giving out windmills

Family support charity Home-Start Lincolnshire visited county show

Family support charity Home-Start Lincolnshire celebrated the fact that it operates county-wide by taking a big marquee , and a big message, to the Lincolnshire Show.

Photo sent in by Juliet Parker-Brown

PICTURES: Sink hole opens up in Worksop

These pictures show a sinkhole which has opened up in Worksop.
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Event to help form Lincolnshire health strategy

Event to help form Lincolnshire health strategy

Events are being held across the county to help inform a major health strategy.

Northern rail services operate across parts of Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire and Lincolnshire.

RMT announces three-day strike on Northern rail network

A three-day strike involving Northern rail staff is due to take place next month.

LETTER: Vesuvius Site - imagine Worksop without campaigns

LETTER: Vesuvius Site - imagine Worksop without campaigns

The recent articles on the renewed applications to build retail, community and leisure facilities on the old Vesuvius site at Sandy Lane should make people remember the intensive campaign by members of Worksop Against Incineration in 2012 and beyond , and the many members of the community who signed petitions and lobbied their Bassetlaw and Nottinghamshire County Council members and MP.


MEMORY LANE: This week’s fascinating slideshow of Worksop’s past

Take a trip down memory lane with this fabulous slideshow of bygone snaps from Worksop. If you would like to view more of the same, visit

Rainbows is looking for bucket collection volunteers in Nottinghamshire

Could you help collect for Rainbows in Nottinghamshire?

Rainbows Hospice for Children and Young People is looking for people in Nottinghamshire to man their collection buckets.

Cars across the UK have been left covered in a layer of red dust

Why have cars across Nottinghamshire suddenly been covered in dust?

People across Nottinghamshire may have woken up this morning to find their cars covered in a mysterious red dust.

Gay Bolton with plastered wrist.

COMMENT: Our health service is wonderful

The gnarled hand of old age is beckoning its arthritic finger at me and all I want to do is run in the opposite direction - if only my fragile bones would let me.


SLIDESHOW: A round-up of this week’s best readers’ pictures

Readers have been out and about taking pictures of life across the area.

Rotherham College student Emily Blakemore is heading to Africa next month

Student Emily is swapping lectures for Africa

A Rotherham College student is making the trip of a lifetime to Africa as part of her course.

Have a good day.

RISE AND SHINE: Latest travel news, weather and fun features

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John Mann MP

Guest column: Grenfell Tower tragedy shows why cuts to emergency services must be stopped

At the time of writing, 79 people were confirmed to have died in the Grenfell Tower blaze.

Coun Stuart Wallace, chairman of Nottinghamshire County Councils adult social care and public health committee

Guest column: We all need to help keep old people safe

Nottinghamshire’s older residents have made a massive contribution to the county and through their hard work have made it the great place we live in today.

News from the courts

Bassetlaw man threatened to burn ex’s house and kids

A Carlton-in-Lindrick man who threatened to burn down his ex’s house and children and break the legs of any new boyfriends, before sexually assaulting her, has been jailed.

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