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Donald Trump and Chubby Brown - the Ashfield connection

What have President Donald Trump and the comedian Roy Chubby Brown got in common?

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Nottingham North Jobs and Apprenticeship Fair is at Riverside Sports Hall on Friday, March 3, 9.30am to 2.30pm.

Jobs and apprenticeships event back in Bulwell next week

Bulwell is to host a huge jobs fair next week, bringing live vacancies, training opportunities and career advice to an underserved part of the city.

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Leader of Nottinghamshire Council criticises council tax ‘sweetheart deal’ in Surrey

Leader of Nottinghamshire Council criticises council tax ‘sweetheart deal’ in Surrey

The leader of Nottinghamshire County Council has criticised an alleged tax deal that has been offered to a local authority in Surrey.

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Police Commissioner meets with Hucknall residents

Police Commissioner meets with Hucknall residents

Nottinghamshire’s Police and Crime Commissioner has told Hucknall residents there is more risk of being scammed online than on the doorstep.

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Brexit vote: how did your MP vote to start the process of withdrawal from the EU?

The Prime Minister has been given the green light to formally start the Brexit process after a huge majority of MPs voted in favour last night.

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Heavy rain forecast in Notts this weekend

Heavy rain forecast in Notts this weekend

Heavy rain is forecast over the weekend sparking a warning from Nottinghamshire police.

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Graham Allen; Rachel Avery, Karen, Julia and Jack Miller, Roy Castle Foundation; Simon Castle, NHS Nottingham.

Bulwell GPs launch lung health MOT service

Nottingham City NHS has launched a new lung health MOT service in Bulwell which could catch the early warning signs of lung disease.

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Supreme Court rules Act of Parliament is needed to trigger Brexit Article 50

The Supreme Court has this morning ruled that the government cannot trigger Brexit without an act of Parliament.
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Sherwood MP Mark Spencer

REVEALED: The Nottinghamshire MPs voters would most like to have sex with

Sherwood MP Mark Spencer has been named as the male Nottinghamshire MP most voters would like to have sex with - on a controversial website that is banned at Parliament.

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The Supreme Court hearing on Brexit: What’s it all about?

The government goes to the Supreme Court today in the latest stage of the legal battle over Brexit. Here’s our guide to what the case is all about.

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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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LETTER: Scrap smaller councils and form a unitary authority

LETTER: Scrap smaller councils and form a unitary authority

On the BBC’s East Midlands Today programme on Tuesday, November 1, Broxtowe MP Anna Soubry said: “I would get rid of the borough council, which I know wouldn’t be very popular with a lot of people, especially those councillors who sit on it. 
But then I’d have a unitary authority here in Nottinghamshire to do the really big, heavy work.”

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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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GUEST COLUMN: Take time to remember, by Mark Spencer MP

GUEST COLUMN: Take time to remember, by Mark Spencer MP

I think it’s important this week to talk about Remembrance, Armistice Day and the Poppy Appeal, as we all take time out to remember those that have made the ultimate sacrifice on our behalf.

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Today, America will finally find out who will lead it for the next five years.

An armchair guide to the US election

The name-calling, bluster and lack of clear policy pronouncements in one of the most divisive US presidential elections ever is at an end.

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£3.5million pay-out to businesses hit by tram extension

Two councils paid out a total of nearly £3.5m to 128 businesses affected by the construction of Nottingham’s expanded tram network, it has been revealed.

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Private Hazel Fox died in a car accident in February.

Notts soldier died in car crash three weeks after passing test

A young Notts soldier died in a three-vehicle collision just three weeks after passing her driving test, an inquest has heard.

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New £6.8m council housing scheme for older people opens in Hucknall

New £6.8m council housing scheme for older people opens in Hucknall

A new £6.8million housing facility for older people has just opened in Hucknall following investment by Ashfield District Council.

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Sheltered housing scheme celebrates 40 years and honours war hero

Staff and residents of a Hucknall sheltered housing scheme have celebrated its 40th anniversary, honouring the local hero for whom it was named.

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Bloom success for Mansfield

Bloom success for Mansfield

Mansfield has topped the best city category for the third time in the East Midlands in Bloom awards.

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