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Fire at Annesley Hall 'under control'

The fire is thought to have started at around 5.30 this morning. Credit: ITV News Central

Crews from Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue tackling a blaze at the Grade II listed Annesley Hall say the fire is now under control.

Up to 30 firefighters were on the scene at the peak, after crews were called at around 5.30 am.

They are expected to continue dampening down until tomorrow morning.

Firefighters tackle blaze at Annesley Hall

Up to 30 firefighters were tackling a blaze at the Grade II listed Annesley Hall in Nottinghamshire which started around 5.30am this morning.

The building was derelict and empty at the time but had been undergoing renovation work.

Crews are expected to be on the scene until tomorrow.


E-fit released of man who may have tried to burgle house

The man police believe may have been responsible for an attempted burglary Credit: Nottinghamshire Police

Police have released an e-fit of a man they believe may have attempted to commit a burglary in Porchester.

It happened on Kenrick Road on April 17 at 7.15pm.

The man had been trying to break into the house via the backdoor, but he was disturbed, and fled.

The man is described as white, aged between 25 and 30 with fair to ginger coloured hair and beard.

If you think you can help please call Nottinghamshire Police on 101.

Nottingham charity worker speaks of Nepal horror

A charity worker from Nottingham has spoken of the devastation he saw after a second earthquake hit Nepal yesterday.

More than eight thousand people were killed in the first earthquake just over two weeks ago.

Arslan Nusrat who works for the charity Muslim Hands UK flew out to help people and now the warehouse in Kathmandu where he's based is providing shelter for more than 225 people displaced by the latest earthquake.

Earlier, he spoke by phone to our reporter Balvinder Sidhu.

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