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Speeding crackdown on Notts roads

Mobile speed cameras will be out in the following Nottinghamshire locations during the week commencing Monday, July 24:

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Sports Direct founder, owner and chief executive Mike Ashley.

Shirebrook-based Sports Direct reports huge drop in profits

Shirebrook-based sports retailer Sports Direct has announced a huge drop in profits.

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Clumber Park.

Ineos threatens legal action against Clumber Park over fracking survey

Energy firm Ineos is threatening legal action against the National Trust so it can carry out a fracking survey on Clumber Park near Worksop.

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East Midlands Trains, the current franchise operators.

Passengers urged to have say on how to improve train services

Passengers in Mansfield and Ashfield are being urged to tell the government what they want as part of an improved train network in the East Midlands.

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The East Midlands Chamber has hit out at a government decision not to electrify the Midland Mail Line all the way through the East Midlands.

Government wrong not to electrify all of Midland Main Line, East Midlands Chamber says

A government decision not to electrify the Midland Main Line railway all the way through the East Midlands is wrong, a leading business group has said.
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Jet2 has apologised to those who were on the plane.

Terrifying moment UK-bound plane ‘fell from the sky’ on return leg from Ibiza

An airline passenger flying home from Ibiza sent his wife what he thought was a final text as the plane he was on plummeted towards the sea in a 40-50 degree nosedive.
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Laura Hemmings with husband Jamie and boxing superstar Frank Bruno, who they brought to Mansfield.

Mum’s superstar business stems from tragic death

A fundraising idea after a tragic death has blossomed into a business that is bringing celebrity names to Mansfield and helping charities.

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The new 10 note. Photo - Bank of England.

Everything you need to know about the new £10 note

Just as we've stopped trying to rip apart the new indestructible £5 notes, the new £10 note has been revealed by Bank of England governor Mark Carney at Winchester Cathedral.
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The jackpot could be 20,000

GET LUCKY: Mansfield lottery given go ahead and it could have a £20,000 jackpot

Mansfield residents could win big as a new lottery is set to launch in the town - and it will have a £20,000 jackpot.

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Mobile speed cameras are operating on roads across Nottinghamshire.

Mobile cameras are watching your speed on these Nottinghamshire roads

Nottinghamshire Police mobile speed cameras will be operating at the following sites during the week beginning Monday July 17.

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New CBeebies Land Hotel is a surefire hit with young and old

Toddlers and nice hotels are not usually a winning combination.

Travel
Elizabeth and her parents at the ceremony, flanked by her tutors, Adam Thompson (left) and Lynsey Hanson (right).

National award for student who is role model for women in building industry

A trailblazing construction student at West Nottinghamshire College in Mansfield is hoping to build a successful career after winning a national award.

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Forwarding the message will help no-one, Hoax Slayer says.

Anyone know a Jayden K. Smith? Ignore this Facebook hack warning

Facebook users are seeing warnings about a hacker called Jayden K Smith – as a viral message circulates via Messenger, warning people not to accept his friendship requests.

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Mobile speed cameras are out and about in Nottinghamshire this week.

Speeding motorists targeted on 20 Notts roads

Nottinghamshire Police’s mobile speed cameras will be in the following locations in the week commencing Monday, July 10:

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Northern services across Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire will be affected by the industrial action.

Strike action underway on Northern rail network

Train passengers are facing disruption this weekend as Northern rail workers stage a three-day walkout.
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Principal Liz Barrett (centre), tutors, apprentices, students and staff at the trust celebrate their Ofsted rating.

Academies’ trust praised by Ofsted for cutting unemployment

Policies that cut unemployment helped the trust that oversees further education at academies in Sutton and New Ollerton to achieve a ‘Good’ rating from Ofsted inspectors.

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Update: Union considering industrial action after Annesley DWP centre set to close

The Department of Work and pensions (DWP) has announced it will after all close the Annesley DWP office.

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JTF, from Hucknall, the triumphant winning team in the second Active Ashfield Games Its A Knockout competition at Kingsway Park in Kirkby.

‘It’s A Knockout’ fun beats working for a living!

Fun and frolics replaced the grind of work during an ‘It’s A Knockout’ competition as part of the Active Ashfield Games.

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A60 Nottingham Road

Mansfield residents say they 'avoid' traffic chaos junction after councillor sets up petition

Mansfield residents say they avoid a busy junction A60 Nottingham Road because the traffic there is "horrendous".

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David Marriott, who is leading the appeal for memories of Sally Twinkle, one of Mansfields best-loved shops.

Appeal for Sally Twinkle memories as part of shop’s 50th anniversary

Do you remember shopping or working in Sally Twinkle, one of Mansfield’s best-loved independent shops?

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