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Who is standing for election in Newstead division?

It may have been overshadowed by the calling of a General Election in June, but voters will go to the polls before that to elect local councillors.

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Sherwood MP Mark Spencer

Hucknall area MPs gear up for General Election fight

MPs in constituencies around Hucknall say they are ready for battle following the shock announcement of a General Election to be held on June 8.

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GENERAL ELECTION: All the latest reaction from Notts

Prime Minister, Theresa May, has announced a General Election will be held on Thursday, June 8.

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Michelle Squires is running a recycling craft workshop for children and their parents at Hucknall Library

Hucknall library offers families creative craft course

A crafty new course is kicking off in Hucknall later this month, offering parents and children quality time and great ideas for creative play.

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Watnall Coppice near Westville is expected to suffer dramatic losses as a result of the proposed HS2 route.

New report says HS2 will destroy ancient Hucknall woods

The construction of HS2 will pose an existential threat to three ancient woodlands in the Hucknall area according to a new report.

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European Unison composer Ruth Spencer Jolly

WATCH LIVE 10.30AM THURSDAY: Brexit debate and European Unison piano concert on Facebook Live

A Brexit inspired piano concert will get its world premiere with a free public performance in Yorkshire - but we are giving you an exclusive preview on Facebook Live.
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Nottingham North MP Graham Allen

MP calls for schools to join dental health scheme

Nottingham North MP Graham Allen is urging the area’s schools to join a free scheme to help teach children to care for their dental health.

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How would you spend the UK's money?

THE PEOPLE'S BUDGET: How would you spend the UK's money?

Ever thought you could do a much better job of managing the UK's money than the government?

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Graham Allen MP

MP helps force Government’s hand on pub business rates

After Nottingham North’s MP wrote to the Government to voice concerns over business rate rises for pubs, this week’s Budget offered some important concessions.

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What will today's Budget mean for you?

BUDGET 2017 LIVE: How will you be affected?

Welcome to our LIVE blog covering the 2017 Budget.
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Chancellor Philip Hammond is studying tax-raising moves.

£3bn tax hike will pay for Budget giveaways

Taxes will need to increase by up to £3bn if Philip Hammond’s Wednesday Budget is to meet spending commitments, according to economic experts.

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Roy Chubby Brown banned from his concertat Kirkby Festival Hall.

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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