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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.

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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.

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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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Kacie Morris won the Association of American Dancing prize in competition at Buxton Opera House last month.

Worksop youngster wins national dance scholarship competition

A young Worksop dancer has landed a prestigious teaching scholarship, becoming the first person from the area to win the national competition.

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Green groups hold Sherwood summit to mark historic anniversary

Green groups hold Sherwood summit to mark historic anniversary

Environmentalists from across Nottinghamshire came together to mark the 800th anniversary of the Charter of the Forest.

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The local council  has approved plans for a mixed-use development on the site of Thoresby Colliery in Edwinstowe.

Thoresby Colliery plans approved for 800 homes and business park

Planning permission has been granted for a development of 800 homes and 250,000 square feet of work space on the site of Thoresby Colliery.

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John Mann MP says Universal Credit will mean Christmas hardship for Bassetlaw families.

MP says Universal Credit will be ‘Christmas catastrophe’

Bassetlaw MP John Mann has added his voice to calls for a delay to the introduction of Universal Credit over fears that changes to benefits could hit families at Christmas.

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County Labour group leader Councillor Alan Rhodes is aiming to protect areas like Sherwood Forest from fracking.

Labour call on Nottinghamshire County Council to ban fracking

The leader of the opposition has called on Nottinghamshire County Council to refuse any exploratory drilling or fracking on land which it owns.

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