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New £5 notes contain animal fat, Bank of England reveals

Vegans and vegetarians have voiced outrage after revelations that the new £5 notes contain animal fat.

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Power cut affects parts of Nottinghamshire

A major power cut is currently affecting electricity supply in parts of Nottinghamshire.

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COUN ALAN RHODES -- "it is inevitable that the elderly and disabled will continue to be adversely affected".

Council’s dismay over funding crisis in care for elderly and disabled

A growing funding crisis in services for the elderly and disabled across Mansfield, Ashfield and the rest of the county was not tackled by the government’s Autumn Statement. claim alarmed council chiefs.

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Event: Official opening of the new road which marks the completion of Phase One of the Hucknall Town Centre Improvement Scheme. Guests will include, from left Transport and Highways Committee Chairman Councillor Kevin Greaves, County Council Chairman Councillor Yvonne Woodhead, Councillor Cheryl Butler Leader of Ashfield District Council, Nottinghamshire County Council Leader Councillor Alan Rhodes and Via East Midlands MD Doug Coutts. Picture taken on 25-11-16 by Dave Tully for NCC.

Hucknall’s new road opens to traffic as part of town centre plan

A new road which council chiefs hope will “set up Hucknall for years to come” is now open to traffic.

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Get cash out with your phone: Bank launches contactless cash machines

Get cash out with your phone: Bank launches contactless cash machines

Bank cards look set to become a thing of the past.

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REVEALED: The M&S stores likely to close, according to experts

REVEALED: The M&S stores likely to close, according to experts

Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire Marks and Spencer stores feature on a list of those which are likely to close, according to retail analysts.

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Mobile speed camera vans are on the streets of Nottinghamshire this week.

Speeding crackdown on 20 Notts roads

Mobile speed cameras are out and about on Nottinghamshire roads this week.

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Brexit makes small businesses even more crucial to our economy

Brexit makes small businesses even more crucial to our economy

Marmite-gate might be over, but it has highlighted the increased responsibility being placed on the shoulders of small business owners in the UK.

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Councillor Dave Trimble, Nottingham City Councils Portfolio Holder for Leisure and Culture, has welcomed the completion of works on the Bulwell Community Meadow, a former landfill site which is now a public park.

Bulwell community meadow set to open after £100,000 project

A revamped green space in Bulwell is set to be unveiled on Friday following a £100,000 transformation led by Nottingham City Council.

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Marks & Spencer to close 60 UK clothing stores as profits plunge to £231m

Marks & Spencer to close 60 UK clothing stores as profits plunge to £231m

High street giant Marks & Spencer has said it will close around 60 clothing and home stores as it focuses on food, and warned of more than 2,100 job losses under plans to axe 53 overseas shops.

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A Robin Hood line service calls at Mansfield.

Breaking news: Delays for Hucknall train passengers

Train passengers at Hucknall are warned to expect delays this morning due to a broken down train.

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Give your presence early and visit a loved one with Northern's special rail tickets offer

Northern Value: Save up to 60 per cent on your train fare and visit a loved one

Give your presence early this year  - surprise a loved one and go by Northern rail with average savings of 60 per cent.
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Trevor Clay is to receive an honorary doctorate from the University of Derby

Further Education leader to be honoured by university

A Hucknall education leader is to be honoured by a top university for his work on boosting life chances for generations of young learners.

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VIDEO & 360 PHOTO: The Xmas Factor comes to Meadowhall with James Arthur and Louisa Johnson at Christmas Live

The Xmas Factor came to Sheffield's Meadowhall shopping centre when 15,000 screaming pop fans were treated to a sold out Christmas Live concert with headliners James Arthur and Louisa Johnson.
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Waterton Park Hotel is the perfect venue for all occasions

Waterton Park Hotel is the perfect venue for all occasions

There’s a small part of Yorkshire that will always remain very special for me.

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Five things you need to know about the new £1 coin

Five things you need to know about the new £1 coin

First it was an all new £5 note, and now Royal Mint is preparing to launch a new £1 coin.

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Key Fund announcing 10 million of funding for community and social enterprises

VIDEO: Yorkshire's Key Fund to invest £10m in 300 worthy projects

A Yorkshire based community and social enterprise investment organisation is seeking 300 worthy projects to pump £10M into them in the next three years.
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Hardworking Hucknall dad Andrew Eaton is up for a Princes Trust award.

Hard-working Hucknall dad nominated for royal award

A young man from Hucknall has been nominated for a royal award in recognition of his efforts to escape unemployment to start an NHS career.

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Retained firefighter Leigh Holmes (kneeling down) writes for the Chad about his work for Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue.

GUEST COLUMN: Joining fire service is one of best things I’ve ever done, by Leigh Holmes, retained firefighter

I first joined Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service as an on-call firefighter what seems like many moons ago, in 2002.

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CLOSING DOWN -- the Hucknall High Street branch of HSBC.

Anger over shock closure of Hucknall High Street bank

Angry customers have voiced their alarm after a shock decision to close one of the main banks in Hucknall town centre.

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