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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


Notts CCC bowler out for rest of season

Nottinghamshire bowler Luke Fletcher has been ruled out for the rest of the season after being hit on the head with a cricket ball.

It happened during the club's T20 match against Birmingham Bears at Edgaston on Saturday when the batsman smashed the ball straight back at him.

He was taken to hospital but was released on Sunday.

Medics said he was lucky to have escaped a more serious injury.

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.

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