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Nottingham's new £60m Transport Hub to be opened

The station has been designed to enhance the passenger experince Credit: Stage Coach Group

Nottingham's new Transport Hub will be officially opened today, after a £60m investment.

The station has been designed to enhance the passenger experience, improve the city's connectivity and encourage greater opportunities for regeneration investment and growth.

The original features of the Edwardian Grade II listed frontage have been restored Credit: Stage Coach Group

The station's Edwardian Grade II listed frontage, which welcomes nearly seven million passengers a year, has been transformed, with original features painstakingly restored.

A 950 space car park and new Southern Concourse linking passengers to Nottingham's expanding tram system have been built.

The station has been designed to improve the city's connectivity Credit: Stage Coach Group


£6.6m Cystic Fibrosis Centre opened in Nottingham

A new centre for Cystic Fibrosis patients will be officially opened in Nottingham today.

The Wolfson Cystic Fibrosis Centre will be officially opened today Credit: Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust

The £6.6 million pound centre has been designed to care for more than 250 patients at Nottingham City Hospital.

Facilities include gym pods - allowing patients to exercise as a group whilst avoiding cross-infection - personalised chefs and an outdoor gym.

Counterfeit goods: Five top tips for spotting them

Parents are being warned about 'snap bracelet' children's toys with counterfeit branding of Disney's 'Frozen' on them, that are potentially dangerous for children.

One woman found the metal inside was actually a cut-up metal tape measure Credit: Nottinghamshire County Council

The bracelets are made up of a flat steel spring band, sealed with a plastic cover. It wraps around the wrist when slapped against it. They are cheaply available on online auction sites.

Nottinghamshire County Council is warning that the plastic casing on the fake band is only very thin and that it is likely to rip, exposing a sharp, cut-up piece of metal that could cut a child's wrist.

So, how to you spot counterfeit goods? Here are five top tips:

  • Be wary of "too good to be true" bargains
  • Be wary of goods sold in car boot sales or pubs
  • Examine the stitching and seams in shoes and clothing
  • Check for poor quality labels and packaging
  • Buy toys from a recognised retailer


Police appeal after man stabbed in his Nottingham home

Police are appealing for witnesses after a man was stabbed at his home in Bulwell, last night.

Longford Crescent, Bullwell Credit: ITV News Central

The attack took place at around 7pm in Longford Crescent.

The victim is now said to be in a "serious but stable condition" at Queens Medical Centre in Nottingham.

Officers are patrolling the area to reassure members of the community.

“This was a nasty attack on a man in his home by a group of people, if you saw anyone in the area at the time please contact us on 101. We believe the attack was targeted and we want to find those responsible.”

– DI Mike Allen, Nottinghamshire Police

Man in serious condition in hospital after being stabbed in Nottingham

Police are investigating the attack Credit: PA

A man is in a serious but stable condition in hospital after being stabbed in Nottingham.

Police say he was attacked in his home in Longford Crescent in Bulwell at around 7:00pm last night by a group of people.

It is believed the attack was targeted and an investigation has been launched.

Gloris Smith from Nottingham missing for a month

The family of a woman who has been missing from Nottingham for a month are appealing for help in finding her.

50-year-old Gloris Smith from Nuthall was last seen on 22 October 2014.

She was seen in Worksop that day but it is believed she then travelled to Rotherham.

Gloris is described as black, about 5ft 4ins tall, of slim build, with black hair. She is slimmer than in her photo and may have different hair, possibly a short Afro-style.

Gloris Smith Credit: Nottinghamshire Police

"She had not been feeling herself before she went missing and was feeling quite low. She said she couldn't really speak to us about it but it obviously got too much for her.

We've gone through a mixture of emotions - upset, worried. But I find I worry the most at night. The nights are the hardest when I go to bed wondering where she is sleeping and if is she safe.

We would just urge anyone who has a suspicion they may have seen her to just pick up the phone and contact the police.

We are worried about her and it has turned our lives upside down. We just want her to come back safely."

– Nicola, Gloris' daughter
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