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Relief at last for Hucknall residents at flooding blackspot

Residents at a flooding blackspot in the centre of Hucknall are breathing huge sighs of relief after improvemwnt works costing £430,000 were finally completed.

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Flying ants can cover surfaces

Nottinghamshire warned that 'flying ant day' could come early in 2018 - and they'll be bigger than ever

Nottinghamshire residents are being warned that an extra 50 billion flying ants are set to invade Britain this summer.

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New protections could be put in place for the Peak District

Campaign group welcomes review into National Parks so they can be better protected

The Campaign for National Parks charity has welcomed the Westminster Government’s announcement of Julian Glover as the chair of a 21st century “Hobhouse” review into England’s National Parks.

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Resident Matt Tongue by the many potholes on Auckland Road, Hucknall, which the petition calls to be repaired.

Hucknall councillors urge you to sign potholes petition

A fresh campaign has been launched by Labour councillors in Hucknall, urging Nottinghamshire County Council to spend more money on repairing potholes.

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Furious resident Matt Tongue by some of the potholes on Auckland Road in Hucknall. (PHOTO BY: Jason Chadwick)

Anger over ‘the worst potholes in Hucknall’

Angry residents in Hucknall say they are fed-up of being fobbed off about potholes on the street where they live.

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Today has been dubbed Fly Tipping Friday

Fly tipping Friday - mountains of rubbish set to be dumped today

Today is Fly Tipping Friday - believed by experts to be Britain's biggest day for the illegal dumping of unwanted goods and discarded rubbish.

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How can you recycle your Christmas waste?

How to recycle your Christmas waste

So that's it, the Christmas and new year celebrations are over and it's back to normal.
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October meteor showers - how to watch them near you

Stargazers are in for a treat next month as two meteor showers are set to light up the night sky this October, with the first due next week.

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October meteor showers - how to watch them near you

Stargazers are in for a treat next month as two meteor showers are set to light up the night sky this October, with the first due next week.

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Mansfield Bus Station

Drain works to disrupt Mansfield bus station services

Works to the drains at Mansfield bus station will start this Sunday and run until July.

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Shut-Ins Series 2: - Britain's Biggest Hoarders, (Sue and Neil)

Mansfield hoarder with more than 100 dolls calls in the professionals

A grandmother-of-nine who hoarded more than 100 dolls had to enlist professional help to clear her home after it became too hazardous for her family.

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Plans for 400 new homes  including access  on land to the south of Stonebridge Lane, Warsop, together with associated highways works, public open space and landscaping.

Fight to stop 400 new homes in Warsop continues

Warsop council is to fight against plans to build 400 new houses in the town amid fears that services will not cope with 1,000 new residents.

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Would you take a 'belfie'?

No flash required: ‘belfie’ trend sees backsides bared at beauty spots

Feeling confident enough to take a ‘belfie’? That’s a bum selfie if you don’t already know and it’s the latest selfie taking trend to come from Instagram.

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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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VIDEO: Notts protesters try to stop council tree cull

Protesters gathered in a last ditch bid to halt council staff from culling trees at a Kimberley park today (Monday, February 20)
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Plans approved for new Sherwood Forest visitor centre

Plans approved for new Sherwood Forest visitor centre

A new modern visitor centre for Sherwood Forest has been granted planning permission.

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One of the community garden's picnic tables that was upturned and smashed by the vandals.

Outrage as vandals smash up popular community garden

Mindless vandals who smashed up a popular community garden in Bulwell have been condemned by its users and supporters.

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The Major Oak at Sherwood Forest (PHOTO BY: Glenn Ashley Photography).

Fracking plans for Sherwood Forest are opposed by landowner

Campaigners hoping to protect Sherwood Forest, including the iconic Major Oak tree, from controversial fracking have been given a boost by the landowner.

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The Major Oak in all its glory, United Kingdom on 7 August 2016. Photo by Glenn Ashley Photography

Dozens set to protest Sherwood Forest fracking test plans

Campaigners are set to descend on Sherwood Forest at the weekend to oppose plans to test for shale gas.

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The Major Oak in all its glory, United Kingdom on 7 August 2016. Photo by Glenn Ashley Photography

Fears over Sherwood Forest ‘fracking plans’

Anti-fracking campaigners are calling on the Government to intervene after it emerged that fracking firm Ineos plans to carry out seismic surveys in Sherwood Forest - within metres of the ancient Major Oak.

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