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Top 5 list of Mansfield singer Alvin Stardust's hit singles

This is a list of the top 5 biggest hits for Nottingham singer Alvin Stardust, who has died at the age of 72.

Alvin Stardust Credit: Anwar Hussein/Anwar Hussein/EMPICS Entertainment

In total, he had seven Top Ten entries and was set to release a new album, entitled 'Alvin', at the beginning of next month.

His final performance was at the Regal Cinema in Evesham.

His manager revealed this morning that he had suffered from a short illness.

  • “My Coo-Ca-Choo” released in 1973
  • “Jealous Mind” released in 1974
  • “You, You, You” released in 1974
  • “Red Dress” released in 1974
  • “Good Love” released in 1975


40 firefighters now at unused school building fire

There are now around 40 firefighters at the scene of the fire at a disused school building in Nottingham.

The blaze in Clifton at the old Fairham College has forced Summerwood Lane to close between Farnborough Road and Thistledown Road junction.

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Singer and actor Alvin Stardust dies

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Singer and actor Alvin Stardust died this morning aged 72 after a short illness, his manager has said.

Stardust was set to release a new album, entitled 'Alvin, at the beginning of next month.

Writing on his official website he had said of the record:

I am extremely delighted to announce that my new album is now finished and will be released at the beginning of November by Conehead Records. "Alvin" is a new and exciting departure for me and I'm immensly proud of the finished product

– Alvin Stardust


Six crews deal with Nottingham fire in derelict building

Six crews are on the scene of a fire in a derelict building in Clifton, Nottingham.

While firefighters from Nottingham deal with the incident at the old Fairham College, Summerwood Lane is closed between Farnborough Road and Thistledown Road junction.

VIDEO: Train driver says rail suicides are 'devastating'

A train driver says it is a 'devastating experience' for anybody who comes to work and is involved in a fatality.

It comes ahead of conference being held in the region today on the growing number of suicides on railways.

You can watch the interview with Andy Botham, train driver and ASLEF union rep, here:

Derby's new £27 million arena a step closer to opening

Derby's new £27 million cycling and sports arena will be another step closer to opening today.

Derby's new sports arena is another step closer to opening Credit: Rui Vieira/PA Archive/Press Association Images

Builders will hand over the keys to the Pride Park complex at a celebration involving cyclists, athletes and musicians.

Today's event marks the end of major construction work.

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