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NHS campaign group march to Mansfield

A group of mums who are fighting to save the NHS are marching from Chesterfield to Mansfield today.

The women are joined by hundreds of supporters, and they are following the route of the 1936 Jarrow March.

The group want to see a repeal of the Health and Social Care Act, and want to halt the privatisation of the NHS.

Midlands restaurants in Good Food Guide Top 10

Restaurant Sat Bains in Nottinghamshire, which was seventh in the Good Food Guide's top 50 restaurants in the UK.
Restaurant Sat Bains in Nottinghamshire, which was seventh in the Good Food Guide's top 50 restaurants in the UK. Credit: Lotus PR

Two Midlands restaurant have made it into the prestigious Good Food Guide's list of top 10 restaurants in the UK.

Restaurant Sat Bains in Nottinghamshire was ranked in seventh place, while Cheltenham's Le Champignon Sauvage is listed at number nine.

No Birmingham restaurants were selected to be in the top 50, despite the city boasting four Michelin stars.

The guide is compiled by experts on public recommendations and also includes pubs and cafes.

'Save Our NHS' march arrives in Nottinghamshire

Today, the '999 Save Our NHS' march arrives in Mansfield
Today, the '999 Save Our NHS' march arrives in Mansfield Credit: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire/Press Association Images

A three hundred mile protest march by campaigners fighting to save the future of the NHS arrives in Nottinghamshire today.

More than 35 women supported by hundreds of followers set off from the North East earlier this month on the route of the 1936 Jarrow March.

Today, the '999 Save Our NHS' march arrives in Mansfield. The group aims to protect the health service from privatisation and to keep it safe for future generations.

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New timetable for Nottingham's tram network

The Nottingham tram
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A new timetable's being introduced on Nottingham's tram network from this morning, with an increased number of trams running throughout the day and evening.

It means there'll be services up to every five minutes from 7am up until 9pm.

Those in charge of the project say it's to encourage more people to use the trams to get to Nottingham's attractions.

It's ahead of the network expansion to Chilwell and Clifton.

Nottingham man one of two charged over historic care home abuse in North Wales

The National Crime Agency carried out the investigations
The National Crime Agency carried out the investigations Credit: Jonathan Brady/PA Wire/Press Association Images

A man from Nottingham has been charged with child cruelty in North Wales.

Kelvin Horriban, who is 62, from Beeston was charged along with 70-year-old Keith Evans, from Wrexham as part of an investigation into allegations of historical abuse at care homes across the region.

The alleged offences were committed against a young boy between 1978 and 1981. Horriban also faces an allegation of assault.

The National Crime Agency, who investigated the men said they will appear before magistrates in Mold on 9 October.

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