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WATCH LIVE 10.30AM THURSDAY: Brexit debate and European Unison piano concert on Facebook Live

A Brexit inspired piano concert will get its world premiere with a free public performance in Yorkshire - but we are giving you an exclusive preview on Facebook Live.
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How would you spend the UK's money?

THE PEOPLE'S BUDGET: How would you spend the UK's money?

Ever thought you could do a much better job of managing the UK's money than the government?

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The fracking process

Shale gas firm identify new fracking site near South Yorkshire village

A shale gas firm will submit a planning application after identifying a new fracking site in South Yorkshire

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What will today's Budget mean for you?

BUDGET 2017 LIVE: How will you be affected?

Welcome to our LIVE blog covering the 2017 Budget.
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Bassetlaw District Council, Queen's Buildings

Council Tax bill to rise for Worksop and Retford residents

Worksop and Retford residents can expect to pay more Council Tax after Bassetlaw District Council agreed a 1.9 per cent rise at a meeting last night.

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An artists impression of the proposed new Abbey Grove apartment complex for elderly residents in Worksop.

Plans submitted for Worksop old age apartment scheme

Plans for a major project to build 51 modern apartments meeting the needs of Worksop’s elderly residents have been submitted for approval.

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Dennis Skinner is also known as the 'Beast of Bolsover'. He has represented the Derbyshire town since 1970.

VOTE: Which Dennis Skinner speech is the best?

Dennis Skinner, the firebrand Labour MP for Bolsover, has raised plenty of laughs - and objections - in Parliament over the years.

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Leeds council tax bills to go up by £70... but social housing rents to fall

Leeds’s annual local services budget is set to be rubber-stamped tomorrow, with a five per cent council tax rise forming part of a £492.67m overall financial plan for the city in the year ahead.

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Leader of Nottinghamshire Council criticises council tax ‘sweetheart deal’ in Surrey

Leader of Nottinghamshire Council criticises council tax ‘sweetheart deal’ in Surrey

The leader of Nottinghamshire County Council has criticised an alleged tax deal that has been offered to a local authority in Surrey.

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Brexit vote: how did your MP vote to start the process of withdrawal from the EU?

The Prime Minister has been given the green light to formally start the Brexit process after a huge majority of MPs voted in favour last night.

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Heavy rain forecast in Notts this weekend

Heavy rain forecast in Notts this weekend

Heavy rain is forecast over the weekend sparking a warning from Nottinghamshire police.

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From left: Councillor Jim Anderson and Royal British Legion officers David Scott, Peter Hopkins, Sue Nettleship.

Bassetlaw Council back Legion service for Forces families

Bassetlaw District Council and the Royal British Legion have agreed a new partnership to provide support for the area’s Armed Forces families.

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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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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.

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Sheffield university student to stand in council by-election

A University of Sheffield student has been selected as a candidate in a council by-election
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Sherwood MP Mark Spencer

REVEALED: The Nottinghamshire MPs voters would most like to have sex with

Sherwood MP Mark Spencer has been named as the male Nottinghamshire MP most voters would like to have sex with - on a controversial website that is banned at Parliament.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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The Supreme Court

The Supreme Court hearing on Brexit: What’s it all about?

The government goes to the Supreme Court today in the latest stage of the legal battle over Brexit. Here’s our guide to what the case is all about.

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