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Police concerned for safety of missing woman

Maureen Machin Credit: Nottinghamshire Police

A 77-year-old woman has gone missing from her home in Kirkby in Ashfield.

Maureen Machin was last seen at 6pm on Monday 17 July 2017.

Nottinghamshire Police say they are concerned for her safety and are urging anyone with knowledge of her whereabouts to get in touch.

Maureen is described as white, of small build and 4 foot 11 ins. She was last seen wearing a floral dress, beige coat and a red and navy handbag.

She frequents Kirkby in Ashfield, but also catches buses around Sutton, Huthwaite and Annesley Woodhouse areas of Nottinghamshire.

– Nottinghamshire Police

Will Richard Whitehead go for gold in Tokyo?

Richard Whitehead picked up the bronze medal in the 100m T42 final. Credit: PA Images

Richard Whitehead has won a bronze after failing to catch his rivals in the final few metres of the 100m T42 final.

The four-time 200m champion couldn't improve on his time of 12.39 with Australia's Scott Reardon taking the gold in 12.21secs.

The double amputee sprinter from Nottingham had suggested he might consider retiring following the World Para-athletics Championships.

However, following tonight's race he told reporters he still wants to improve on his 200m time for Tokyo 2020.


Police say circumstances of man's death are 'unclear'

Credit: Peter Bearne/ITV News Central

Police are investigating the circumstances of a man's death in Bestwood, Nottinghamshire, which they say aren't clear at the moment.

Officers were called on Thursday night to an address in Belconnen Road.

Credit: Peter Bearne/ITV News Central

The man has been named as 51-year-old Nicholas Powell.

Police are keen to speak to anyone who saw him in the days leading up to his death.

Chinese primary school children visit Nottingham

A group of Chinese school children are visiting Nottingham for the first time after a relationship between a school here and one in China was formed.

Middleton Primary in Wollaton has a sister school in Ningbo Province.

41 nine-year-olds have travelled over to the UK to spend a couple of days in Nottingham.

They will be practicing English, sampling school dinners and joining in with everyday routines at the school.

10 Middleton pupils will make the return trip March next year.


Police name man who died after Nottingham assault

Thomas Burns Credit: Nottinghamshire Police

A man who died after suffering a serious head injury in an assault in Hyson Green has been named as Thomas Burns.

The 40-year-old died in hospital on Monday (10 July) following the incident at around 6am on Sunday (9 July).  

A 39-year-old man and a 24-year-old man have been arrested in connection with his death. The 39-year-old remains in police custody. The 24-year-old has since been released.

Arrest made following death of man in Nottingham

A man has been arrested in connection with the death of another man following an alleged assault in Hyson Green.

The 39-year-old remains in police custody after he was arrested following another incident at a store where he was suspected of causing criminal damage.

A 40-year-old man died earlier today in hospital after suffering a serious head injury following a dispute at around 6am on Sunday.

Anna Soubry offers message of condolence following search for missing schoolboy

Broxtowe MP Anna Soubry has tweeted a message of condolence following news that police searching for a missing 12-year-old boy have found a body.

Police find body in search for missing schoolboy

Police searching for a missing 12-year-old boy who's thought to have fallen in to the River Trent in Nottingham have confirmed a body has been found.

Specialist Search teams were called to Beeston Marina at 6 o'clock this evening where a major search operation was launched for the boy named locally as Owen Jenkins.

His family were at the scene and said they hoped he'd managed to get out of the water safely.

Police officers, the fire service and specialist search teams remain at the scene.

More to follow.

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