Spring is literally around the corner and signs of it are starting to pop up. We would love to lots of pictures from all around the MidlandsRead the full story ›
Robin Hood fans in the American states of Oregon and New York are backing Nottinghamshire's Major Oak for the title of European Tree of the Year.
The famous tree in Sherwood Forest is known for being Robin's base.
Major Oak facts:
We are delighted to be backing this campaign. We enjoy close links with our friends in Sherwood Forest in the UK through our respective annual festivals which celebrate the life and times of Robin Hood and it would be great if the Major Oak can win.
A toddler who died of methadone poisoning was given the drug by his mother to “knock him out”, a court has heard.Read the full story ›
We've received more wonderful images of the region this week but a certain subject matter stood out! Take a look for yourselfRead the full story ›
Staff at a farm shop in Nottinghamshire were stunned as one of their ewe's gave birth to quadruplets.Read the full story ›
Our topsy turvy weather continues! One day it's milder the next cold, then sunshine, then rain. What's in store for the rest of the week?Read the full story ›
Lady Bay Bridge has now reopened. Thank you all for your patience.
There are calls for a voluntary ban on smoking in the Old Market Square in Nottingham. It would follow in the footsteps of Bristol, which recently introduced voluntary 'smokefree zones' in two of its city squares.
(A voluntary ban means it is not enforceable).
Those in favour say it's good for public health and would discourage children from smoking; critics argue children are more likely to smoke because of peer pressure, adding that smoking in public is not harming anyone's health, other than perhaps those who are actually smoking.
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East Midlands Crossroads in Nottingham has been named as the worst company in the country for underpaying its employees.Read the full story ›
The A6011 Lady Bay Bridge in Nottingham is closed in both directions because of a "police incident" between A6520 Radcliffe Road and Meadow Lane.
The bridge has been closed by police since 2:30am this morning.
Loughborough Road, Radcliffe Road and Trent Bridge are expected to be much busier than usual this morning as traffic diverts.
Nottinghamshire Police said there is no estimate for when the bridge will reopen.