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Swimmer Ollie Hynd to collect his MBE

Swimming gold medalist Ollie Hynd as he takes part in the London 2012 Victory Parade Credit: Paul Gilham/PA Wire

Paralympic gold medalist, Ollie Hynd, will collect his MBE today.

He made the New Year's Honours List after his performance at London 2012.

Like his brother Sam, Ollie has muscular dystrophy. Ollie lives in Kirkby-in-Ashfield in Nottinghamshire.

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Fourth arrest in Colin Hall murder inquiry

A fourth arrest has been made by police investigating the death of Kirkby-in-Ashfield man Colin Hall.

A 33-year-old local man was arrested in Kirkby-in-Ashfield at around 3pm yesterday.

He is currently being questioned at a local police station.

Police have until 9.15pm tonight to further question a 39-year-old man arrested on Friday, also in Kirkby-in-Ashfield.

Two other men, arrested in Hucknall in connection with the inquiry last Tuesday, were released without charge the next day.

Mr Hall died following an attack at his home in Cornerpin Drive, Kirkby-in-Ashfield, on the evening of Sunday 10 February.

Yesterday, police searched former colliery land off Park Lane, Kirkby-in-Ashfield as part of the inquiry.


Man arrested in Kirkby-in-Ashfield murder inquiry

A 39-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the murder of a man in Kirkby-in-Ashfield.

Colin Hall, who was 76, died following an attack at his home in Cornerpin Drive on Sunday 10 February.

The man was arrested last night and being held in police custody.

Murder investigation launched after 70-year-old's death

A murder investigation has been launched in Nottingham after a pensioner died of an aneurism following an assault at his home.

The attack happened in Kirkby-in-Ashfield at around 9pm on Sunday night.

The 70-year-old victim, who has not yet been named, collapsed and later died in hospital.

Nottinghamshire Police have said that a post-mortem has proved inconclusive as to the cause of his death but it did show that the man sustained an aneurism caused by the assault.

Officers are looking for a man seen in the area at the time, who is described as white and of medium to heavy build. He was wearing dark clothing with a black hat or hood and a sleeveless, yellow high-visibility jacket.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Nottinghamshire Police.

Murder inquiry launched following death of elderly man

A murder investigation is underway after the death of an elderly man in Kirkby-in Ashfield.

The victim, in his 70s, was attacked at his home in Cornerpin Drive at around 9pm on Sunday.

He collapsed and later died at hospital.

A post-mortem examination revealed he sustained an aneurism, but the cause of death is not yet known.

Detectives believe a white man, of medium to heavy build, wearing dark clothing with a black hat or hood and a sleeveless, yellow high-visibility jacket may have been involved in the assault.

We are still trying to establish the facts of what happened here, but it seems the victim was attacked in his home by a lone offender.

– DCI Tony Heydon, who is leading the investigation