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Worksop fire being treated as arson

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A building in Worksop which was destroyed by a fire on Monday is now thought to have been started deliberately.

Around six crews from Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue attended the former gym on Ryton Street and are continuing to make the building safe.

Officers are particularly keen to speak to two slim built men seen wearing dark clothing and carrying what looked like a holdall at around 2.55am on Newcastle Street.

Read more: Disruption in Worksop due to fire at former gym

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Police officer's misconduct hearing hears from colleague

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A Nottinghamshire police officer has told a misconduct hearing she was terrified that a male colleague was going to hit her during an argument in a station parade room.

PC Ateeq Syed, seen above, faces six allegations of sexually inappropriate and aggressive behaviour towards women officers. He denies gross misconduct. The hearing continues.

Protest over Bassetlaw children's ward closures

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Protesters are gathering at Bassetlaw Hospital in Worksop this morning over proposals to close the children's ward during the night. The Trust behind the move says the closure is because of safety reasons and staff shortages.

However, many parents in the region are concerned they'll now have to drive up to 20 miles to other hospitals for out of hours care.

Nottinghamshire police officer faces misconduct hearing

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A misconduct hearing has begun into allegations of sexually inappropriate and aggressive behaviour by a Nottinghamshire police officer.

PC Ateeq Syed denies gross misconduct, claiming he was "singled out by a dysfunctional group" of colleagues.

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