New licensee starts £470,000 work to reopen Thorpe Salvin’s only pub

Building work has begun on a £470,000 refurbishment of Thorpe Salvin’s only pub, under new management after closing six months ago.

Online auction house The Whisky Way, which is based at the Worksop Turbine Centre, is enjoying huge success with overseas customers. From left, owners Dale Smith, Darren Chapman and Ryan Vahey, with Turbine manager Claire Gregory.

Worksop whisky auctioneers toast sales success six months from launch

An online auction house based in Worksop is toasting its success selling specialist spirits to whisky lovers thousands of miles away across Europe.

Nottinghamshire County Council has opened a new footway attached to Ordsall Mill Bridge near Retford. From left, Coun John Cottee, Rob Driver, team manager at Via East Midlands, George Peszynski, project engineer at Via East Midlands, and Ray Snowden from Atlas Building Design Services.

Nottinghamshire County Council opens new £230,000 Ordsall footbridge

Nottinghamshire County Council has just opened a new footbridge in Ordsall to provide pedestrians with a safer way to cross the River Idle.

Safety cameras are out and about in Nottinghamshire.

Mobile speed cameras in Nottinghamshire

Mobile speed cameras are out and about in Nottinghamshire.

Transport logistics business Transdek UK has been presented with a Queen's Award for Enterprise at the company's headquarters in Harworth.

Harworth logisitics firm innovation wins Queen’s Award for Enterprise

A Harworth transport logistics firm has been presented with a royal business award in recognition of an innovation which is making huge environmental savings.

GB men's team achieved gold "despite" background issues

Revolution looms in UK Ice Hockey amid claims of lack of trust, inefficiency and cash queries

Tony Smith, Sheffield Steelers owner and chairman of the Elite League, is waiting in the wings to see if he and other members of the UK’s national governing body will be deposed in a move designed to modernise the way the sport is run.

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Bassetlaw council scheme offering start-up grants for new businesses

Bassetlaw District Council say that 25 budding entrepreneurs applied for help from a pioneering business finance initiative in 2017-18.


Carillion collapse cost Notts taxpayers a quarter of a million pounds

Taxpayers in Nottinghamshire are out of pocket to the tune of almost £250,000, following the Carillion collapse in January.

Rolls Royce, Hucknall

Rolls Royce announces plans to cut 4,600 jobs

Engineering firm Rolls Royce - which has a base in Nottinghamshire - has announced plans to cut 4,600 jobs.


IN PICTURES: Notts County Show

Thousands of people joined a host of creatures great and small for the 135th Nottinghamshire County Show at the weekend.

Whitwell Quarry

Massive quarry to be extended

A massive quarry is set to be extended further to mine another 4.7 million tonnes of valuable minerals.

Mansfield's RBS branch will close in August.

The full list of RBS branches set to close this year

The full list of the Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) branches closing this year has been revealed.

Almost 800 jobs will be lost

RBS to close 162 branches and 792 jobs

Royal Bank of Scotland has announced it will be closing 162 branches across England and Wales

National logistics developer DB Symmetry has exchanged contracts with Euro Garages and Irizar UK to buy land at Symmetry Park at Junction 34 A1(M) on the north Nottinghamshire border near Blyth.

Road stop and coach firms agree land deals at £70m Blyth development

A leading logistics company has agreed deals to sell land at its £70million development near Blyth to two roadside business operators.

Alison Swan Parente, left, with Top of the Shop presenter Tom Kerridge and fellow food judge Nisha Katona.

Welbeck food school founder turns television judge in new BBC series

The founder of the Welbeck Estate’s School of Artisan Food made her television debut this week, in a search for the UK’s finest produce.


Thousands apply for Canine Cottages critic job as deadline approaches

A dog-friendly holiday letting agency received over 1,000 applications in the first 24 hours after posting a vacancy for a ‘canine critic’, and plenty more are expected before tomorrow’s deadline.

A-Level courses will be taught at the Elizabethan Academy in Retford from September as part of a major shake-up for post-16 education in the area.

Retford post-16 education set for major changes to boost local economy

The partnership providing post-16 education in Retford is to relocate its A-level teaching in order to make space for more technical courses and possibly even higher degrees.

The refurbished passenger footbridge at Worksop station

Restoration of historic Worksop station is on track

Restoration work at Worksop’s historic Grade II-listed railway station has been hailed.


70% OFF: Major discounts on offer at Toys R Us as remaining stores close

Toys R Us has launched a massive closing down sale - with discounts of up to 70 per cent available.

Volunteers from BT with Jill Carter and Jessie Carter-Kay of Pulp Friction and fire station manager Chris Emmott.

Nottinghamshire fire service HQ gets social enterprise vegetable patch

Fire and rescue staff have started growing vegetables at their headquarters after teaming up with a social enterprise for people with learning disabilities.

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