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Pedestrian seriously hurt in Mansfield crash

Two people have been arrested after a crash in which a pedestrian was left seriously injured.

It happened at about 4.30am today in Haddon Road, at it’s junction with the A60, in Mansfield.

A yellow Citroen D3 is reported to have been involved in a collision with a man and a woman. The car subsequently left the scene.

The 28-year-old man was treated at King’s Mill Hospital for minor injuries. The 31-year-old woman is still at Nottingham’s Queen’s Medical Centre in a serious but stable condition.

A 27-year-old man and a 26-year-old woman have been arrested on suspicion of causing injury by dangerous driving and failing to stop at the scene of a collision.

Serious incident at Ranby Prison

A disturbance has broken out at a prison after 120 inmates refused to return to their cells this afternoon. The Prison Officers' Association confirmed the "serious incident" at HMP Ranby in Nottinghamshire started at around 12.30pm and is ongoing.

Ranby Prison Credit: PA

A spokesman for the Prison Service said minor damage was sustained and there were no injuries to staff or prisoners. On Thursday a report described HMP Ranby as unsafe with high levels of violence.

Nottinghamshire police respond to HMIC report

"This inspection took place a few months ago and we are already much further ahead in our preparations to meet future financial difficulties. Although some of the findings were fair at the time they were written, we reject the notion that we've been slow to implement change. The challenges we face are significant and require careful consideration. We've been determined not to make any rash decisions that we later regret."

"Importantly, we have a balanced budget this year, indications show that will remain the case next year and we are achieving our savings. Let me be clear - it's tough out there, but we are not in a precarious financial position. HMIC is aware fully aware of our position and the progress that has been made since this inspection."

– Commissioner, Paddy Tipping

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Nottinghamshire police told to improve budget cuts

Nottinghamshire police force has been told it urgently needs to improve the way it copes with budget cuts. The offical body which is revewing police spending - as part of government cutbacks - says all other forces across the region are making good progress in reducing their outgoings. The force says it now has a new plan in place.

Nottinghamshire police have been told to improve Credit: PA

Police release names of three dead in A1 crash

The names of the three people who died in a crash on the A1 at Ranby in North Nottinghamshire have been released by police. Leroy Carrington, 68, and Sheila Carrington, 58, from Tyne and Wear died when their car was in collision with another vehicle yesterday morning Sunday July 20. Roderick Franks, 58, from Hertfordshire was the passenger in the other car. He was taken to hospital but died a short time later.

Police appeal over 'tarpaulin' left at scene of triple fatal crash

The A1 southbound in north Nottinghamshire remains closed this lunchtime after a head on collision between two cars last night left three people dead.

The accident happened near the five ways roundabout to the south of Worksop. It is understood one car came through the central reservation and collided head on with a car travelling south. A fourth person was uninjured. Ged Hazlewood from Nottinghamshire police has made a specific appeal for help.

Three dead in A1 crash in North Nottinghamshire

Three people have been killed following a serious crash on the A1 at Ranby in Nottinghamshire last night. Emergency services were called at around 11.20 pm following reports that a number of cars had been involved in an accident. The southbound carriageway is closed between junction 34 and 57 at Blyth and is expected to stay shut most of the morning. Police are appealing for witnesses to come forward.

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