Guest Column: Does social media improve modern life?

With technology constantly advancing, it is not surprising how much social media has progressed over the last decade or so.

Samit Patel.

Brilliant Patel century guides Notts to 93 run win over Leicestershire

A brilliant century from Samit Patel, hit off just 62 balls, steered Nottinghamshire to a ground record score of over 400 in beating Leicestershire by 93 runs on a flat pitch at the Fischer County Ground..

Rhododendron (number 16) pips Lightning Spear to win the Group One Al Shaqab Lockinge Stakes at Newbury on Saturday.

Lockinge crowns a princess of the Turf on regal day at Newbury

It was Royal Wedding Day. It was also FA Cup final day. But for racing buffs, Saturday represented something far more significant -- Al Shaqab Lockinge Day at Newbury and one of the most attractive cards in the build-up to Royal Ascot.

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Retford dream of return to glory days after One Call takeover

Struggling Retford United are hoping for a return to the glory days after being taken over by One Call Insurance Group.

Jamal Blackman spent last season on loan at Bramall Lane: Harry Marshall/Sportimage

Sheffield United: Bramall Lane scouts pursue several lines of enquiry in the goalkeeper market as past interest in Premier League midfielder is confirmed

Sheffield United are monitoring a number of goalkeepers, including former loanee Jamal Blackman, as manager Chris Wilder looks to strengthen his squad ahead of next season.


PIC GALLERY: Royal Wedding fever sweeps Worksop

Royal fever swept Worksop as residents turned out in their droves to celebrate the marriage of Prince Harry and Duchess of Sussex Meghan Markle.

Just one in every 12 criminals convicted by Nottinghamshire Police for possessing knives, guns or other weapons are sentenced to at least a year in prison.

Just one in 12 Nottinghamshire criminals jailed for weapons offences

Only a fraction of those convicted for possessing knives, guns or other weapons in Nottinghamshire are sentenced to at least a year in prison.

The burglary occurred on May 14.

Man arrested in connection with Worksop burglary

A man has been arrested in connection with a burglary in Worksop where a man was assaulted with a pickaxe.

Simon Clark, the new King's Lynn Town boss

Former Worksop Town boss back in management at Kings Lynn after Charlton and Notts County coaching spells

Former Worksop Town boss Simon Clark is back in non-league management after five years coaching at Football League clubs.

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Mansfield dad leapt out of van and punched teen boy in the mouth

A Mansfield dad jumped out of his van by a roundabout and punched a 16-year-old boy in the mouth, a court heard.

A new dementia friendly pub has opened at Ashley Care Centre in Worksop. Pictured is John Mann MP who opened the new pub with some of the residents and staff.

Dementia-friendly pub The Tap Room opens doors at Worksop care home

Residents of the Ashley Care Centre in Worksop can enjoy a tipple or two and re-live happy times following the launch of a “dementia-friendly” pub.

Not So Health-Conscious Britain: Survey Finds Nearly Half Of East Midlanders Clueless About Heart Health

Not So Health-Conscious Britain: Survey Finds Nearly Half Of East Midlanders Clueless About Heart Health

Despite Britain becoming more health conscious nation only just under half of people in the East Midlands are still oblivious to basic heart health.

Ousmane Dembele

RUMOUR MILL: Liverpool want to sign Barcelona star Dembele

Liverpool are set to enter negotiations with Barcelona over talented young French winger Ousmane Dembele.

Ben O'Connor

Simmsey column: This might not sound like it - but this is fantastic news...

Ben O’Connor to the KHL, Liam Kirk to the NHL – how brilliant is that.


Sheffield United: Chris Wilder says real progress is now possible after receiving assurances from co-owners

Chris Wilder believes Sheffield United have put themselves in a “great position” to build upon the success of the past two seasons after resolving a series of behind-the-scenes issues which had threatened to impede their progress.

Chris Wilder

Sheffield United: Manager is looking to the future, not the past, after agreeing a deal to stay at Bramall Lane and drawing a line under political problems

Chris Wilder is looking forward to fulfilling his footballing ambitions with Sheffield United after officially signing a new contract.

BenO'Connor, a big miss for Steelers

Sheffield Steelers lose best player to Kazakh giants

A crack team in Kazakhstan have snapped up Sheffield Steelers’ brilliant defenceman Ben O’Connor.

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INTERVIEW: Shebeen star Karl Collins on the new Nottingham Playhouse production

INTERVIEW: Shebeen star Karl Collins on the new Nottingham Playhouse production

Central TV Workshop alumni Karl Collins is currently known as family man Louis Loveday in Chester-based Hollyoaks.

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Tickets on sale for Bee Gees tribute at the Palace

Tickets on sale for Bee Gees tribute at the Palace

Tickets are on sale this week to see You Win Again - Celebrating The Music of The Bee Gees. The West End hit show is coming to Mansfield’s Palace Theatre on November 13.

Kieran Brown and Jordan Griffin

Sheffield Steelers’ signing wants to be the new Ben O’Connor

Young Sheffield Steelers’ signing Jordan Griffin has no shortage of role models to look up to at his new club

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