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Arson attack on community bus

Police are investigating two arson attacks on a community bus in Kirby in Ashfield.

Credit: Nottinghamshire Police

The 'Out Centre' bus which was used to take vulnerable, disabled people to hospital appointments, community events and on holidays, was set on fire twice at Ashwood Avenue.

The first incident happened around 12.30pm whilst the driver was having lunch. The second happened the following evening whilst it was waiting to be recovered by insurers.

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Man arrested over death of Newark teenager

A 23-year old man has been arrested in connection with the death of a 16-year old girl in Newark.

Credit: Press Association

Emergency services tried to resuscitate the teenager who was found at a house in Pierson Street in the market town at around 12.10am this morning. She was pronounced dead shortly after arriving at hospital.

A 23-year-old man arrested remains in police custody. The girl's death is being treated as 'unexplained.'

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