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Police rule out arson after Nottingham university fire

Police have ruled out arson in their investigation into a massive fire at Nottingham University's Jubilee Campus.

The fire that broke out at Nottingham university in September Credit: Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service

The timber built Centre for Sustainable Chemistry was completely destroyed in the blaze in September.

At its height around 60 firefighters battled the flames and temperatures in excess of 1,000 degrees centigrade.

Officers say they've found no evidence of arson, whether reckless or deliberate.

The blaze that destroyed the building Credit: Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service


Staff at a psychiatric hospital strike over pay

Staff at the high security psychiatric hospital in Rampton in Nottinghamshire are going on strike today.

Staff at the high security psychiatric hospital will go on strike today over pay Credit: Martin Rickett/PA Archive/Press Association Images

They will walk out for four hours this morning in a dispute with the Government over pay.

The Department of Health says it is disappointed by the Prison Officers' Association decision to take industrial action.


50-year-old woman from Nottingham goes missing

Police are searching for a missing 50-year-old woman from Nottingham.

Anyone who has seen Gloris or knows her whereabouts is asked to call 101. Credit: Nottinghamshire Police

Gloris Smith disappeared at 2pm yesterday, and officers are growing increasingly concerned for her welfare.

They believe the Nuthall resident may be in the Worksop area.

She is described as black, about 5ft 4ins tall, of slim build, with black hair.

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