240 jobs are to go at Nottingham City Council as part of plans to save around £27million from next year's budget.
The authority says it is on the brink of losing vital services. It is also proposing an increase in council tax. The budget goes for approval next March.
Children at Top Valley Academy in Nottingham have spoken of their excitement about rebuilding work that is due to start in the Spring.
Staff and pupils at the school on Top Valley Drive have been waiting four years for parts of the school to be rebuilt.
The Principal of the school in Nottingham, who has been told today that his school will finally be rebuilt, says justice has been done.
Staff and pupils at Top Valley Academy have been waiting for more than four years for areas of the site to be rebuilt.
Peter Brown says the announcement that contractors have been appointed to start work next year means that children at Top Valley will soon be 'on a level playing field' with those at other nearby schools where improvements to buildings have already been made.
This picture shows how a school in Nottingham could look after it is rebuilt.
Top Valley Academy has been waiting for four years, but it has finally been told that contractors have been appointed to rebuild the site. Work is due to begin in Spring.
The Football League have hit Nottingham Forest with a transfer embargo, meaning the club will not be able to sign players during the January transfer window.
The embargo is given because Forest breached the Football League's 'Financial Fair Play' rules - the club incurred financial losses of more than the £8million permitted last season.
Leeds United and Blackburn Rovers have also been hit by the ban for the same reason.
An initial analysis of FFP submissions from the current 24 Championship clubs has indicated that three clubs - Blackburn Rovers, Leeds United and Nottingham Forest - have failed to meet the fair play requirement under the division's FFP rules.
Consequently, all three will be subject to an 'FFP embargo' under Football League regulations from January 1, 2015 for the remainder of the current campaign.
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There are concerns following the disappearance of man from his home in Chesterfield.
Carl Mason was last seen at his home in Endowood Road on Monday, December 1, but has not been seen since.
The 48-year-old is believed to have left home in a silver Ford Fiesta and was last seen wearing blue jeans, black shoes and a thick blue or black coat.
Officers believe he may have been in the Dunham-on-Trent area of Nottinghamshire.
Nottingham City Council has made more than £12 million from parking charges in the last year.
That is the second highest amount outside of London, leaving them seventh highest across the country.
The figures from the RAC foundation added up income from parking charges and tickets, then took away running costs.