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1,700 temporary jobs to be created at Boots' hub

1,700 jobs are due to be created at Boots' delivery hub in Burton-upon-Trent.

The Nottingham-based firm is created a total of 7,000 temporary jobs across the country Credit: Amer Ghazzal / Demotix/Demotix/Press Association Images

The temporary roles are to meet the increased demand for goods at the distribution centre in Centrum 100, over the Christmas period.

The firm, founded in Nottingham, is also creating 7,000 temporary jobs in stores across the country.


Man charged with rape of woman in Nottingham

A 20-year-old man has been charged with the rape of a woman in Nottingham a week ago.

She was attacked in the Hyson Green area last Saturday. Credit: PA Wire

She was attacked in the Hyson Green area last Saturday.

Osman Suliman will appear at Nottingham magistrates court this morning.

Another three of the nine men arrested in connection with the incident have been bailed pending further enquiries.

Five others have now been released without charge.

Almost 2,000 people to do Alzheimers Memory Walk

More than 1,800 people will take part in the Alzheimer's Society Memory Walk in Nottingham today.

General view of Wollaton Hall and Deer Park Credit: Edward Smith/EMPICS Entertainment

They will be joined by This is England star Vicky McClure, who is flying back from filming a costume drama in Edinburgh to cut the ribbon to start supporters on their way

This is the fifth time the walk has been attended by Vicky, whose Grandmother lost her battle with dementia in 2014.

The number of walkers who have already signed up to join Vicky in the grounds of Wollaton Hall is up by more than a third on last year.

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