Prime Minster urged to back National Trust over Clumber Park fracking

A coalition of NGOs, scientists and academics has written to the Prime Minister to demand support for the National Trust in its battle against a fracking firm over Clumber Park.


VIDEO: East Midlands Ambulance Service reveal how vehicles prepared

A member of staff at the East Midlands Ambulance Service depot in Alfreton has revealed how she prepares each vehicle for duty in an online video.

Pupils from eight Bassetlaw primary schools faced off in the inaugural Elizabethan Academy debating competition.

St Joseph’s primary stars win Elizabethan Academy debating competition

Pupils from a Retford primary school talked their way to victory by extolling the virtues of the countryside in a new debating competion for Bassetlaw schools.

Madge, Paul and Tony Manfredi of Worksop firm Manfredi's Ices celebrate at the National Ice Cream Competition.

Worksop ice cream company scoop national industry vanilla award

The family who run a Worksop ice cream firm are feeling like flavour of the month after their vanilla recipe was declared the best in the UK.

Tuxford Academy is celebrating receiving an Investors in People platinum award, a globally recognised benchmark for excellence in business and people management.

Tuxford Academy lands rare platinum award for staff development

Tuxford Academy is celebrating receiving an Investors in People (IIP) platinum award for excellence in business and people management.

High secure Rampton Hospital film to help families and tackle stigma

High secure Rampton Hospital film to help families and tackle stigma

Nottinghamshire Healthcare has created a short film about the high security Rampton Hospital.

All Saints' Parish Church in Babworth will hold its annual snowdrops weekend, February 10-11.

Babworth church prepares to welcome visitors for snowdrop weekend

Babworth’s historic parish church will welcome visitors from far and wide this weekend as they flock to see a spectacular snowdrop display.

The care team at Old Vicarage Care Home in Worksop have achieved accreditation to provide a pioneering new approach to caring for people living with dementia, which included undergoing a simulated experience of what it is like to live with the condition

Worksop care home pioneers new technology led model of dementia care

Staff at a Worksop care home have achieved accreditation for a pioneering approach to dementia care, including high-tech simulations.

John Ingham, Hanson's principal landscape architect - the mineral extraction company has renewed its corporate membership of Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust as it looks towards the start of restoration work at  the Newington Quarries complex in Misson.

Quarry firm plans to restore Misson site to wetland wildlife habitat

A mineral extraction company is making plans to restore a Misson quarry complex as a wildlife habitat when mining operations end next year.

Natalie and Simon Szpakowicz-Cook with son Charlie and Ross Jarvie of the Bawtry Retail Association, which raised �500 towards the costs of Charlie's ongoing care at a Christmas event

Bawtry retail group donate £500 to campaign for Charlie’s new bike

Bawtry Retail Association has donated £500 toward the cost of a special bike for local nine-year-old Charlie Szpakowicz-Cook following its Christmas event.

New mothers have praised Doncaster and Bassetlaw Teaching Hospitals' (DBTH) Maternity services in an annual survey

New mothers praise Doncaster and Bassetlaw hospital services in survey

New mothers have praised antenatal, labour and postnatal care services at Doncaster and Bassetlaw Teaching Hospitals in an annual survey by the Care Quality Commission.

The Tropical Butterfly House Wildlife and Falconry Centre in North Anston has donated �500 to campaign group Woodsetts Against Fracking

Tropical Butterfly House donate £500 to Woodsetts anti-fracking group

The Tropical Butterfly House Wildlife and Falconry Centre in North Anston has made a donation of £500 to support the ongoing work of campaign group Woodsetts Against Fracking.

Nottinghamshire County Council will continue to fine parents taking children out of school on unauthorised holidays in 2019-20.

Council uphold fines for term time holidays despite calendar changes

A move to suspend fines for parents taking children on unauthorised holidays during school term time next year has been rejected by Nottinghamshire County Council.


PICTURES: Take a peek inside Worksop’s arts and crafts emporium

The owner of Worksop’s much loved arts and crafts emporium says the business is going from strength the strength, and is making big plans for the coming year.

Erin McDaid of Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust says the cost of the vandalism could run into thousands of pounds.

Vandals destroy Retford nature reserve trees worth thousands of pounds

Staff and volunteers at a Retford nature reserve have been left angry by two incidents of vandalism which destroyed 22 specially planted trees.

Worksop student Amy-Louise Knowles has launched an online crowdfunding campaign to support a short film she is producing for her final degree project at the University of Lincoln.

Shireoaks film student crowdfunding for movie to launch her career

An aspiring filmmaker from Shireoaks has launched an online crowdfunding campaign for the short movie she hopes will launch her career.

One of a series of photos taken by Sue Oliver to highlight the incorrect disposal of dog waste on Chesterfield Canal.

Walkers shocked by dog waste bags littering Shireoaks canal towpath

Bassetlaw District Council has echoed the shock of a woman who encountered a trail of used dog waste bags on a canalside walk.

The Canal & River Trust is seeking new managers for the 10-acre site of Kiveton Waters fishery.

Charity seek community caretakers to manage Kiveton Waters fishery

Members of the public and community groups are being given the opportunity to run a popular fishery on the Chesterfield Canal at Kiveton Park.

Worksop will be awash with colour and fun this Saturday as the Christmas lights come on before a fireworks display.

Worksop set for Christmas lights switch-on event this weekend

Crowds will head into Worksop this weekend to enjoy the moment when the town’s dazzling Christmas decorations are lit up for the first time.

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