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Man arrested over death of 16-year-old girl

Man arrested over death of 16-year-old girl Credit: PA

Nottinghamshire Police have arrested a 23-year old man in connection with the death of a 16-year old girl at an address in Newark.

Officers were called to the address in Pierson Street, Newark at around 12.10am this morning (24 July).

Ambulance crews attended to try to resuscitate the girl who was taken to Nottingham's Queens Medical Centre. She was pronounced dead shortly after arriving at hospital.

The 23-year old man remains in police custody pending further enquiries. The girl's death is currently being treated as unexplained.

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Man arrested over death of Newark teenager

A 23-year old man has been arrested in connection with the death of a 16-year old girl in Newark.

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Emergency services tried to resuscitate the teenager who was found at a house in Pierson Street in the market town at around 12.10am this morning. She was pronounced dead shortly after arriving at hospital.

A 23-year-old man arrested remains in police custody. The girl's death is being treated as 'unexplained.'

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Historic statutes to be installed at new Nottinghamshire fire station

Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service is set to give a nod to the past as historic items are installed into the new site.

The lions, one asleep and one awake, stood for over 70 years at Central Fire Station to represent the 24-hour nature of the Service. Credit: Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service

The station, which is due to replace Nottingham’s Central Fire Station this September, will welcome items from the old station including two stone statue Lions and a mosaic from the hallway floor.

I think it is a really nice touch that we have been able to bring items of our history to our new home and I am looking forward to seeing these items on show at London Road.

The lions were originally installed in 1940 when the Central Fire Station was built and reflect the continuous on-duty nature that fire crews still work by today by doing 12-hour rotating shifts.

It is the start of a new era for NFRS with the opening of London Road and as we say goodbye to such an iconic station, and building in Nottingham’s history, I am proud that we will always be able to recognize our history.

– Station Manager Andy Lindley, District Manager for Nottingham City

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Witness appeal: Woman dies after being stabbed in Nottinghamshire

Police are appealing for witnesses to a disturbance in Kirkby-in-Ashfield in which a woman was stabbed and has subsequently died.

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Officers were called to reports of a fight at an address in Gleneagles Drive at around 11pm yesterday.

The victim, believed to be in her 40s, had suffered stab wounds and was attended to by paramedics. She died on the way to hospital.

A 32-year-old man was taken to hospital with stab wounds. His injuries are not believed to be life-threatening.

A 40-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder and is in custody.

Detectives would like to hear from anyone who witnessed or knows anything about the incident. They should call Nottinghamshire Police on 101, quoting incident number 1003 of 16 July.

Driver who caused fatal collision while using mobile phone jailed for five years

A Nottinghamshire woman has been jailed for five years for causing a fatal collision while driving on the M1 motorway in November 2014.

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Christy George, 38, from Lime Tree Road in Hucknall was found guilty last month of causing death by dangerous driving, causing serious injury by dangerous driving and perverting the course of justice after a trial at Leicester Crown Court.

During the trial George pleaded guilty to causing death whilst uninsured. She was sentenced on Friday to five years in prison.

The court heard George was travelling to work during the evening of Tuesday 25 November along the southbound carriageway of the M1. During her journey she made calls to a friend and her husband using her mobile telephone.

Eye witnesses described her swerving towards the central reservation and then suddenly applying harsh steering to the left, coming back on to the motorway when her vehicle collided with an HGV.

The impact of the collision resulted in the HGV losing control and crossing over the central reservation where it struck a BMW, travelling in the opposite direction.

The driver of the BMW, Murray Simpson, 48, from London, sustained fatal injuries.

Although people are becoming so used to constantly using their mobile phones they need to be aware that following a collision the police will seek to establish whether a mobile phone or other device was in use and if so whether it was a contributory factor in the collision.

The sensible advice in the Highway Code should be followed if drivers want to remain safe and within the law.

– Detective Constable Pete Davies, Investigating officer

Anna Soubry resigns as small business minister

Broxtowe MP Anna Soubry has resigned as Minister of Small Business, Industry and Enterprise Credit: PA

Broxtowe MP Anna Soubry has resigned as Minister of Small Business, Industry and Enterprise.

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