TRAVEL: M1 night-time roadworks for the week ahead

Highways England has published its summary of planned M1 roadworks for the period from Tuesday April 18 to Sunday April 23.

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Changes to driving tests mean learners will have to follow sat nav directions to pass

Learner drivers will have to be able to follow directions from a sat nav in order to pass their test, ministers have announced.

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.

Northern rail services across parts of Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire will be disrupted on Saturday by the industrial action.

Northern rail strike: how your train services will be affected

The second 24-hour strike involving Northern rail staff is due to take place on Saturday (April 8).
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The changes come into force on April 1.

DVLA car tax changes: Find out how much you will pay from April

New tax rules will end up costing motorists hundreds of pounds when they come into force in April.
A section of 'smart motorway'.

More ‘smart motorway’ work to begin next week

The next phase of work on the so-called ‘smart motorway’ is to begin on the M1 next week.

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RISE AND SHINE: Live travel news, weather and fun features

RISE AND SHINE: Live travel news, weather and fun features

Good morning!

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Northern Rail operates services across Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire.

Northern Rail staff set to hold further 24-hour strike

Staff at Northern Rail are set to hold a further 24-strike next month in a row over the future role of guards.
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RISE AND SHINE: Live travel news, weather and fun features

RISE AND SHINE: Live travel news, weather and fun features

Good morning!

Northern Rail staff are taking part in a 24-hour strike today.

RAIL STRIKE: How will your journey be affected?

Northern Rail staff are taking part in a 24-hour strike today - affecting rail journeys in Nottinghamshire.

The drama involved a Jet2 flight.

M1 closed near East Midlands Airport after Jet2 plane declares emergency

A section of the M1 was closed due to an "aircraft emergency" on a flight from Gran Canaria.

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Vehicle fire closes two lanes on M1

A vehicle fire has closed two lanes on the southbound carriageway of the M1.

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Tram driver Daniel Patterson is this years winner of the Nottingham Trams Ltd Employee of the Year Award.

Nottingham tram driver wins Employee of the Year award

Nottingham’s tram operator has awarded its Employee of the Year title to a driver who has raised more than £1,000 for charity by leading tours.

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Traffic restrictions on M1 after accident this morning

There are severe traffic restrictions on the M1 Northbound near junction 26 due to an accident this morning (updated 8.25am).

Mobile speed cameras are out and about.

Speeding crackdown – where will the cameras be

Mobile speed cameras are out and about in Notts

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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

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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Cyclist seriously hurt in Sutton hit-and-run

Cyclist seriously hurt in Sutton hit-and-run

Police are appealing for information after a cyclist was seriously hurt in a hit-and-run collision in Ashfield.

Plan ahead if you're travelling on the M1 this afternoon.

Fuel shortage at M1 service station leads to warning from Highways England

Motorists are being warned to plan ahead because of a fuel shortage at the Tibshelf services on the M1.
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VIDEO: Emergency services team up for safe driving campaign

VIDEO: Emergency services team up for safe driving campaign

Emergency services have teamed up for a video aimed at encouraging people to drive safely.

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