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Alfreton branch of Yorkshire Bank to close

The Alfreton branch of Yorkshire Bank is to close in June, it has been announced.
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Alliance Healthcare's distribution centre near South Normanton (Image: Google)

UPDATE: South Normanton firm closure WILL end in redundancies

Pharmaceutical company Alliance Heathcare, part of the Boots group, has confirmed it is closing its site near Alfreton and will be cutting staff.
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An artist's impression of one of the luxury holiday lodges set to be built at Goosedale in Papplewick.

Goosedale go-ahead for £1.5 million luxury holiday lodges

About 30 jobs are to be created after planning permission was granted for nine luxury holiday lodges in a £1.5 million project at Papplewick.

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A visit to the GBS factory by Sherwood MP Mark Spencer (third from right), who is pictured with (from left) the company's general manager Ben Bird and directors Keith Bird and Richard Hall.

Sports car firm hoping to race to the front as a world leader

A sports car company based in Ollerton is hoping to take the chequered flag as the world leader in its field.

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Mobile speed cameras are monitoring Notts roads this week.

Speeding crackdown on Notts roads

* A17 Sleaford Road, Coddington;

* A52(T) Clifton Boulevard, Nottingham, 40mph section;

* A60 Bellar Gate-Woodthorpe Drive, Nottingham;

* A60 Carlton-in-Lindrick/Costhorpe;

* A60, Spion Kop;

* A6005 Castle Boulevard/Abbey Bridge/University Boulevard, Nottingham;

* A6191 Southwell Road West, Mansfield;

* A6211 Arnold Lane, Gedling;

* B682 Sherwood Rise through to Hucknall Lane, Nottingham;

* B6028 Stoneyford Road, Skegby;

* B6030 Sherwood Hall Road/Clipstone Road, Mansfield;

* B6040 Retford Road, Worksop, 40mph section;

* Bestwood Park Drive, Nottingham;

* Coppice Road, Arnold;

* New Mill Lane/Sandlands Way, Mansfield Woodhouse;

* Nottingham Road/Leake Road, Gotham;

* Nottingham Road/Portland Road/Annesley Road, Hucknall;

* Radford Boulevard/Lenton Boulevard, Nottingham;

* Raymoth Lane, Thievesdale Lane and Farmers Branch, Worksop;

* Shelford Road, Radcliffe-on-Trent.

For more details, see www.nottspeed.com

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Visuals of the market after the refit show a great precedent on a food court at the centre. (Source: Ashfield District Council).

Sutton market revamp 'puts our business at risk'

Traders at Sutton’s indoor market say regeneration plans are “putting their business in jeopardy” with rents set to double in some cases.
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Up to 300 jobs could be lost, the CWU says.

Post Office to close and franchise 37 Crown offices with loss of up to 300 jobs

The Post Office is to close and franchise 37 Crown office branches, with up to 300 staff set to lose their jobs.

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New office plan for Ada house

New office plan for Ada house

A run down and empty building - named after a gifted mathematician - is set to get a new lease of life under a £280,000 development plan.

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A pothole, yesterday.

POTHOLE HELL: Which is the worst road near you?

After the news that potholes are set to get worse over the coming year, we wanted to know - which are the worst roads near you?

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Ratings from the FSA (Stock image).

Ashfield tops list for Notts food standards

Ashfield has been named as one of top-scoring areas for food standards in the country, while Mansfield drags behind in last place.

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One of the new Enviro200 buses which now run Trent Bartons Nines route.

Alfreton council raises safety fears over new buses

Alfreton Town Council has raised concerns over safety and congestion ahead of the introduction of a new bus fleet against residents’ wishes.

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Alfreton Station

Alfreton councillors angry at station delay

Alfreton Town Council has reacted angrily to the news that plans to make the town’s rail station more accessible have been put on hold indefinitely.

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POLL: Should you go shopping in your pyjamas?

POLL: Should you go shopping in your pyjamas?

A Tesco shopper has called on the supermarket giant to ban customers in sleepwear after posting a picture of two women walking the aisles in their dressing gowns.

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Christmas dash for cash saw £730 million withdrawn in one day

Christmas dash for cash saw £730 million withdrawn in one day

A whopping £730 million was dished out by ATMs on December 23, the most money ever withdrawn in one day.

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THE Sports Direct headquarters in Shirebrook.

Sports Direct chairman keeps position after vote

Sports Direct chairman Keith Hellawell will keep his post despite independent shareholders being urged to vote against his re-election to the Shirebrook-based firm.

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McArthur Glen Designer Outlet East Midlands, off junction 28, of the M1,  which enjoyed a bumper Christmas and New Year.

Positive start to 2017 for McArthur Glen after bumper Christmas trading

One of the most popular shopping complexes in the Mansfield area is in a buoyant mood for 2017 after a successful trading performance over Christmas.

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NEW YEAR, NEW CAREER?: Seven great job opportunities in Mansfield

NEW YEAR, NEW CAREER?: Seven great job opportunities in Mansfield

Has the start of the new year got you thinking about a new job?

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Steve Hallam, who never dreamed he would be working in construction management.

Degree helps to fuel dad’s career dreams in construction management

A dad-of-three from Ollerton has earned a degree in residential development and construction thanks to a programme sponsored by the company he works for.

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Mobile speed camera vans are out and about on Nottinghamshire's roads.

Speeding crackdown on Notts roads

Mobile speed cameras are out and about on Nottinghamshire roads.

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Leeds hospital worker Carina Galsim aiming to prove she is just the tonic to win Excite and Entertain Leeds 2017 talent competition

VIDEO: Hospital theatre singer is 'Kim-tastic' tonic for our talent competition

Hospital worker Carina "Kim" Galsim - or 'Kim-tastic Funtastic' to her friends - wants to swap the operating theatre for a showbiz theatre.
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