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10 awesome things to do in Notts this bank holiday weekend

The bank holiday weekend has nearly landed - and what better way to enjoy it than by checking out our indispensable guide to the best things to do across Nottinghamshire. We’ve scoured the theatres, gig venues and event listings to produce our top ten below.

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118 new homes will have 'huge impact' on Sutton school

A Sutton school has said plans for 118 homes new homes within its catchment area would put strain on their ‘already tight budget’

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Notts man downed wine and whisky then lost control of mum’s Smartcar

A schizophrenic man damaged his mum’s Smartcar after he downed wine and whisky and lost control of it in a Nottinghamshire village, a court has heard.

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Mansfield Magistrates Court

Selston man’s suicide and murder threats to ex

A Selston man bombarded his ex-partner with hundreds of phone calls while threatening to commit suicide and “murder everyone”, a court has heard.

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“Possessive” Sutton man faces jail if he contacts ex

A “possessive” Sutton man has been warned he will go to jail if he contacts his ex-partner again.

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Mansfield Magistrates Court

Sutton man fined £200 for text plea to ex

A Sutton man has been fined for sending texts to his ex-partner on the morning he received legal paperwork banning him from contacting her, a court has heard.

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Vote for your volunteer policing heroes

Vote for your volunteer policing heroes

Nominations are now open for national awards which recognises the service of volunteer police officers, specials and cadets.

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Sarah is winner of chief nurse award

Sarah is winner of chief nurse award

Seven inspirational nurses, midwives and allied health professionals have been recognised for their compassionate and outstanding care at Sherwood Forest Hospitals’ annual Chief Nurse Awards.

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Ashlee Rowland, 8, died of a head injury, inquest hears

Ashlee Rowland, 8, died of a head injury, inquest hears

An eight-year-old girl died from a head injury after being involved in a collision with a minibus, an inquest heard.

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Ashlee Rowland.

Inquest to open into death of eight-year-old Ashlee Rowland

The inquest into the death of a Glapwell girl who died after a collision with a minibus near her home is to be opened today.

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Crews tackle industrial blaze at Killamarsh

Crews tackle industrial blaze at Killamarsh

Four fire crews battled the flames at an industrial fire in Killamarsh.

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Ten months prison for Notts man with multiple fire safety offences

Judge said he ‘turned a blind eye’ to advice given to him and sentenced him to ten months in prison for four offences.

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There are concerns older people are drinking too much

Fears the over 50s have a drink problem as the baby boomers turn baby boozers

Soaring cases of drink and drug abuse among people over the age of 50 are causing concern among health officials.

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A hearty breakfast will keep you going till lunch

RISE AND SHINE: Your morning news round up

Good morning!

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New smaller bins to be introduced by Newark and Sherwood Council are half the size of the original bins, pictured is Chris Drabble with his bins

Bin change is rubbished

A Bilsthorpe resident said he is worried about changes to the size of wheelie bins after he was given a replacement green bin which is just half the size of his previous one.

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Land off Chesterfield Road Huthwaite under purchase consideration from Ashfield DistrictCouncil

Council accused of being prepared to pay over the odds to clinch Huthwaite land deal

Ashfield District Council has been accused of preparing to pay over the odds in a controversial land deal which could cost the authority £1.3 million

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Is lust a thing of the past?

Is the one-night stand a thing of the past?

More than half of British singletons are looking for love not a casual hook-up, a new survey has revealed.

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Reports from the court

Cases completed at Mansfield Magistrates’ Court.

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A bottle of vodka was hidden in a sandwhich.

Picture: Southwell Racecourse

Boozy sandwich confiscated from Notts racecourse

Racegoers were left empty handed after stewards took away a bottle of vodka which had been hidden in a hollowed out sandwich.

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Congestion and vehicle recovery causes M1 delays

Congestion and vehicle recovery causes M1 delays

One lane is closed northbound on the M1 as vehicle is being recovered.

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