A ban on the Mayor of Mansfield wearing ceremonial chains of office has been branded "plain silly" by a coalition minister.
The stepfather of the only Briton injured in the Spain train crash has spoken of his shock at seeing photos of him leaving the wreckage.
A man who stabbed a four-year-old boy more than five times in Nottinghamshire has been jailed for 16 years.
Customers at a Lloyds Bank branch got an unexpected windfall when a cashpoint started giving out free money.
The hole-in-the-wall in in Mansfield Woodhouse, developed a fault yesterday morning that resulted in it spewing out incorrect amounts of cash on demand.
Eye witnesses say that as word got round, up to 60 people were queuing to use the machine.
A customer reported the problem at lunchtime and Lloyds Bank finally closed down the cash point around 3.20pm in the afternoon.
The Co-op is to increase its support to a charity which takes surplus food and drink and redistributes it to local groups, helping to feed more than 50,000 people every day.
More of the Co-op's depots will work with FareShare including the regional distribution centre at Castlewood near Mansfield.
Food is already sent to FareShare from four Co-op depots in England and Scotland and distributed to homeless hostels, lunch clubs, young peoples' projects and refugee centres.
– Steve Murrells, chief executive retail of the Co-operative Group
We are delighted to support FareShare and this year we have sent them more than 113 tonnes of food, the equivalent of 269,000 meals, to help some of the mostdisadvantaged people across the country.
"As a community retailer, the Co-operative shares FareShare's commitment totackling food poverty and food waste."
– Lindsay Boswell, chief executive of FareShare
The strengthening of our partnership with the Co-operative will mean we can provide even more high quality, nutritious food to the 1,000 charities we support.
"This comes at a crucial time, as demand for our services is rising and morepeople are turning to our member charities for food than at any other time inFareShare's history."
There is concern for a woman who has gone missing from Mansfield Woodhouse.
Margaret Jones, 60, was last seen around 10.20am this morning when she left Thistle Hill Hall, in Debdale Lane.
She is thought to be confused and may be in an agitated state, after suffering a recent illness.
Margaret is described as white, 5ft 3" tall, with grey / blonde hair. She was last seen wearing a dark hooded jumper, long dark skirt and trainers. She was also carrying a carrier bag.
Anyone with any information is asked to contact us on 101.
Three people who were killed in a crash have been named by police.
A black BMW, a Honda motorbike and a Ford Ranger pick-up were in collision in Debdale Lane in Mansfield Woodhouse, Nottinghamshire, at around 9.50pm on Friday.
Teresa Mitchell, 38, from Mansfield, and 24-year-old Ricky Lee Goodall, of Sutton in Ashfield, died in the BMW in the collision.
Motorcyclist Alan Dexter, of Pleasley Vale, was also pronounced dead at the scene, Nottinghamshire Police said.
Two other men, aged 22 and 27, who had been passengers in the BMW, and the 29-year-old male driver of the van are being treated in hospital for serious injuries.
Witnesses to the crash are asked to contact Nottinghamshire Police.
Police say speed was a contributory factor in a fatal crash last night in Mansfield Woodhouse, which resulted in the death of three people.
The crash happened on Debdale Lane at around 9.45pm, involving a BMW, a motorcycle and a pick-up.
Detective Sergeant James Greely, investigating the crash, said the force are at the early stages of the investigation, but they do know speed played a part in the crash.
The officer also said that the driver and the front passenger in the BMW, and the motorcyclist died following the crash, with two back-seat passengers in the BMW, and the Ford Ranger pick-up driver were seriously injured.
Police have confirmed the three people who died in a crash in Mansfield Woodhouse were a woman and two men. Officers were called to Debdale Lane in Mansfield Woodhouse, Nottinghamshire, at about 9.50pm on Friday when a black car, a motorbike and a pick-up van were in collision.
A 38-year-old woman and a 24-year-old man travelling in the car were killed. The rider of the motorbike, a 45-year-old man was also killed. Two other men, believed to be travelling in the BMW and the van driver were taken to hospital. They remain in serious but stable condition.
Police say roads have now reopened after a car crash which killed three people in Mansfield Woodhouse.
Three cars were involved in a collision on Debdale Lane and Sherwood Rise at 9:45pm last night (Friday 20 December).
Three people have died, and more seriously injured after a crash involving three vehicles in Mansfield Woodhouse.
Nottinghamshire Police were called to Debdale Lane at around 9:50pm on Friday 20 December.
Debdale Lane is currently closed at the junction with Sherwood Rise and also at its junction with Burlington Drive.
Searches are currently taking place at the crash scene and diversions are in place.
Nottinghamshire Police have released a CCTV image of a man who died four days after being assaulted in Mansfield - in the hope of finding witnesses.
Officers believe the image shows 48-year-old Emiel Blankert shortly after he was attacked last Monday. He had just left the Ladybrook Pub.
He later went to King's Mill Hospital, where he died on Friday.
Two women, aged 48 and 27, and a 21-year-old man have been arrested and bailed in connection with the attack.