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Investigations continue after plane crash deaths

Investigations continue after two men died in a plane crash near the M1. Credit: ITV News Central

Investigations will continue today after two men died in a plane crash near the M1 in Nottinghamshire on Saturday.

The light aircraft came down in a field close to junction 26 of the motorway near Hucknall. Eyewitnesses say the plane nose-dived towards the road before crash landing in a field.

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Campaigners protest over Rolls Royce plans

Campaigners in Nottinghamshire will protest tonight over plans by Rolls-Royce to build a new factory and 800 homes in Hucknall.

The firms says it will safeguard 230 jobs and will be good for the economy.

Artists impressions of the planned new factory and residential development in Hucknall Credit: Rolls-Royce
800 homes are among the plans for the new developement in Hucknall Credit: Rolls-Royce
Map showing area Rolls-Royce hope to develop in Hucknall Credit: Rolls-Royce

Those against the plans say a nature reserve will be destroyed by the new buildings.

Questioning of Hucknall siege suspect continues

A man arrested after an armed siege at a Hucknall snooker hall remains in custody this afternoon as police question him over the 10-hour stand-off.

The 20-year-old was arrested in the early hours of this morning after police were called to Spot On Snooker Club in Vine Terrace yesterday afternoon, to reports of a man acting suspiciously and some saying he had a gun.

Armed police in Hucknall yesterday Credit: Tiger7372/Twitter

Negotiators liaised with the man throughout the evening, and armed officers finally stormed the building at 12.40am.

Two women had stayed hidden inside the building when the incident began, and were finally led to safety shortly after 8.30pm - unharmed but described as "extremely distressed".

Patrols have been stepped up in the area to provide reassurance to people living nearby.

Police thank public for help in Hucknall armed siege

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Women guided to safety during Hucknall incident

Two women have been guided to safety while negotiators continue to liaise with a man at a Hucknall snooker hall.

The women, who were removed from Spot On Snooker Club, in Vine Terrace, are extremely distressed but uninjured.

A cordon has remained around the club since police were called there at 2.20pm today in relation to a man acting suspiciously.

Trained negotiators are now working with him in a bid to bring the incident to a safe conclusion.

Vine Terrace and High Street remain closed as a precaution.

Police say people unable to access their homes are advised to find alternative temporary accommodation or attend Hucknall Leisure Centre.

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Armed gunman: 'None of your business why I’m here'

A man answered the phone when the Nottingham Post rang The Spot On Snooker Club and said: "I’m the guy with the gun.

"I’m not sure what happened. I’m on my own in here, everyone else just ran off.

"I’m going to go home in a minute and chill out and watch TV and that.

"It’s none of your business why I’m here."

Two police officers train their weapons on the Snooker Hall Credit: Tiger7372/Twitter
Police officers with guns keep an eye on the Snooker hall Credit: Tiger7372/Twitter
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