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Road closures for Robin Hood race

Runners at the event last year. Credit: ITV Central

Motorists in Nottingham will experience road closures today to make way for the Robin Hood Marathon and Half Marathon.

Thousands of runners are expected to take part in the race which is in its 36th year. The route takes runners through some of the areas parks and past landmarks in the city.

Click here for details of road closures.

Police find body of missing teen in River Erewash

River Erewash Credit: ITV News Central

Police searching for a 13-year-old boy who went missing after falling into the River Erewash at Stapleford have found a body.

The emergency services were called at 3.45pm on Saturday (24 September) after the teenager went into the river.

It is understood he had been playing with another boy who has been rescued from the water.

A police helicopter and specialist rescue teams were involved in the search for the teenager.

Nottinghamshire Police said its underwater search unit had located the body of a young male after responding to a report that a boy had gone into the river.

The force received a call at 3.42pm to say that a boy had not re-emerged at the surface after entering the water.

Emergency services, including police, fire and rescue and the East Midlands Ambulance Service were at the scene within minutes.

During a search of the river, the body was found shortly after 5.30pm.

– Nottinghamshire Police spokesperson

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