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Ex Sheffield Steeler Rob Wilson is a half centurion

Former Sheffield Steelers captain Rob Wilson, one of the biggest names in the club history, turns 50 years old today.

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Government is ‘turning a blind eye’ to spiralling suicide rate among military veterans

The government is today accused of “turning a blind eye” to concern that suicides among military veterans are spiralling after a Johnston Press investigation found that no comprehensive official records are kept of the number of British ex-servicemen and women taking their lives.

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Paw Patrol meet Logan during his 'day' at St George's School, in Gainsborough on Thursday, when his fellow pupils dressed up as their favourite characters as part of a charity fundraiser.

School give ‘much loved’ pupil Logan a super send off

A special day was held at a Gainsborough school for a ‘well loved’ pupil who has a rare medical condition.

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Lincs: Results from the courts

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Police investigate ‘noise’ in Worksop

Notts Police confirmed that a ‘noise’ heard in Bridge Place, Worksop, was nothing to worry about.

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Frank Lampard unveiled as the new Derby County manager, at press conference on Thursday.

New hope for ambitious English coaches as England stars get big jobs

Mansfield Town boss David Flitcroft is hoping England stars Frank Lampard and Steven Gerrard excel in their new managerial positions to help inspire ambitious English coaches.

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Awards recognised teachers and students across the county

Awards recognised teachers and students across the county

Students, teachers and assistant teachers from schools throughout the county have been recognised for their achievements and ability to inspire others.

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Fab five pin down black belt gradings at Lynx

Fab five pin down black belt gradings at Lynx

A quintet of Lynx Black Belt Leadership Academy members took to the mats for a gruelling examination grading.

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Dave Bond, second right, the chairman of Gainsborough Constituency Labour Party, presents a community birthday card to staff on the Scotter Ward at the John Coupland Hospital on Thursday.

Gainsborough residents wish the NHS a happy 70th birthday with heartfelt message in card

As part of the 70 years of the NHS celebrations the people of Gainsborough were asked to sign a birthday card as a way to say thank you to the health service.

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Video: Sheffield Steelers hope Jackson Whistle will do better than ‘Moose’ did against Belfast Giants and Cardiff Devils

Jackson Whistle has been brought to Sheffield Steelers with the express purpose of helping the team get the better of champions Cardiff Devils and his former employers Belfast Giants.

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Notts woman gives birth in hospital car park - in first ever birth captured on dashcam

A Nottinghamshire woman gave birth in a hospital car park - in what could be the first birth in Britain to be captured on a dashcam.
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This week’s fascinating slideshow of Worksop’s past

Take a trip down memory lane with this fabulous slideshow of bygone snaps from Worksop. Test your local knowledge with these pictures by clicking on the above link.

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Gareth Bale, who will not be joining Manchester United, according to today's football rumour mill.

RUMOUR MILL: Manchester United to miss out on Gareth Bale as Chelsea line up striker Higuain

Manchester United are set to miss out on signing Champions League final hero Gareth Bale from Real Madrid, according to today’s football rumour mill.

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Will Man City do it again? Countdown to new Premier League season

Now the World Cup has found its way to France, the countdown is on to the new Premier League season -- and excitement is mounting.

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Thousands could be carrying sexually transmitted ‘superbug’ in Nottinghamshire

Thousands could be carrying sexually transmitted ‘superbug’ in Nottinghamshire

Thousands of people in Nottinghamshire could be carrying a new sexually transmitted ‘superbug’ which can leave women infertile.

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Rapist who tied-up victim is jailed for five years

A rapist who bound-up a woman before forcing himself upon her in a bath has been jailed for five years.

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Sports news from across the county

The latest sports news from across Nottinghamshire

It's set to be another busy day in the world of sport across the county.
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Splendour takes place in Nottingham this weekend

Everything you need to know for the Splendour Festival this weekend

Nottingham’s biggest day of live music, Splendour, returns to Wollaton Park this weekend for another packed day of entertainment with live sets from some of the biggest names in the business including Paloma Faith, The Stranglers, The Charlatans, Marc Almond and Sophie Ellis-Bextor, along with top comedy and local talent.

Here’s all the key information you need for the event.

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A 30 mile stretch of the Chesterfield Canal has been awarded a Green Flag Award

Stretch of Chesterfield Canal at West Stockwith awarded a Green Flag Award

A 30-mile stretch of the Chesterfield Canal has gained a Green Flag Award in recognition of its importance to the local community.

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