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Fire at Worksop recycling centre

Firefighters in Worksop are working to bring a fire at a recycling centre under control.

It broke out this morning in a storage facility on Shireoaks Road. At its height 40 firefighters were tackling the blaze.

Three fire engines are still at the scene and the Environment Agency has been involved in the operation.


Getting it under control... We will be here all day today, working with @envagency bringing it under control safely



Grave concerns for missing mum

Missing: Vanessa Firth Credit: Nottinghamshire police

Police say there are "grave concerns" for the state of mind of a 31-year-old mother who has gone missing from her home in Worksop. They are appealing to members of the public to call them if they see Vanessa Firth.

She walked out of her house in Netherton Road, Manton, at around 6.45pm on February 12th and has not returned.

Despite searches of the local area by police and relatives, the mother-of-one has not yet been found. She is known to like visiting Hannah Park and Library Gardens - and its thought she could be taking shelter under a bridge in the local area.

Vanessa is white, of medium build and around 5ft 3ins tall. She has short black hair in a bob style. At the time of her disappearance she was wearing blue jeans, with black boots pulled over her jeans, and a dark blue or black coat.

Worksop man who died in crash named

A man who died in a crash in Worksop has been named by police. Adam Arthur Reville who was 21-years-old was driving along Shireoaks Road in Rhodesia when the car left the road and went into a canal.

Mr Revill was taken to hospital but later died. Police are appealing for witnesses to the accident which happpened at 9.15pm on Thursday January 30th.


Misconduct charge officer in court

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Nottinghamshire Police logo Credit: Nottinghamshire Police

A police officer has appeared in court charged with six counts of misconduct in a public office.

Response officer Pc Chris Young, who was previously based at Worksop, is alleged to have committed sexual misconduct against six women between 2003 and 2012.

The 46-year-old appeared before magistrates in Nottingham for a brief hearing today wearing jeans, a khaki jacket and striped scarf.

Young, who has since been suspended by the force, was bailed to next appear at Nottingham Crown Court on February 4.


Nottinghamshire Police appeal for missing Worksop man

A 41-year-old man from Worksop has been reported missing.

Dexter Elliott has not been seen since leaving his Worksop home at around 4pm on Thursday 12 December and police are increasingly concerned as he has now gone five days without medication.

Dexter Elliott has been missing since Thursday 12 December Credit: Nottinghamshire Police

Nottinghamshire Police described Dexter as being white and roughly 5ft 5ins tall. He has shaven dark hair, brown eyes, and is of a medium build and has a Yorkshire accent.

Dexter was last seen wearing a dark woolly hate, jeans, a black jacket and trainers.

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