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Police investigate night-time Newark street fight

Three men have been arrested on suspicion of affray after a Newark fight Credit: Joe Giddens/PA Wire/Press Association Images

Three men have been arrested after a fight broke out outside the Castle Gate Fish Bar in Newark at the weekend.

The clash - which involved a large group of men - happened just before 11pm on Saturday. The disagreement began in the Atrium pub, opposite the fish bar.

The suspects, aged 26, 31 and 38, have been bailed pending further enquiries, they were arrested on suspicion of affray.

Police are asking for information from anybody who was in the area at the time.

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ROADS: A46 - NORTHBOUND - EAST BRIDGFORD - NOTTINGHAMSHIRE

A46 Northbound closed, heavy traffic due to accident between A6047 (East Bridgford) and B6166 (Farndon). Affecting traffic from Bingham to Newark. Road is expected to be closed until early afternoon.

Diversion is over 25 miles long via the A52 from the Saxondale Island at Bingham to the A1 at Grantham and then north on the A1 to rejoin the A46.

Cyclist punched and kicked to ground by group of men in Newark

Cyclist punched and kicked to ground by group of men in Newark Credit: Joe Giddens/PA Wire/Press Association Images

A 27-year-old man was cycling home after the England v Uruguay match just after midnight last Friday when he was attacked by a group of men on the corner of Magnus Street and Friary Road in Newark.

He was punched and kicked to the ground.

It's believed the group may have been watching the game earlier in the evening.

He was taken to Queen’s Medical Hospital where he was treated for cuts and bruising to his face.

Anyone with information should contact police on 101.

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Anger as 94-year-old waits 3hrs for ambulance

A 94-year-old woman from Nottinghamshire, who had to lie injured on the pavement for more than three hours waiting for an ambulance, says the experience was "dreadful".

Janet Rogers suffered severe cuts and bruises after falling from her mobility scooter. East Midlands Ambulance Service has apologised.

Ambulance service investigating 3hr 30min pensioner wait

The East Midlands Ambulance service has been responding to anger over an almost four hour wait for a pensioner who fell from her scooter.

They say an investigation is now underway into why the delay happened.

Read: Anger as 94-year-old waits 3hrs 30mins for ambulance

The service we provided to Janet clearly fell short of the high standard our patients should expect. We are very sorry that she had to wait so long for help.

We are now investigating the circumstances to understand why the delay happened and as soon as we know the reasons, we will contact her direct with our findings."

– East Midlands Ambulance Service
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