The director of a care home in Nottingham has been sentenced to over three years in prison for causing manslaughter by gross negligence.Read the full story ›
Stargazing: Sat 6th Feb (Sherwood Forest Country Park, Nottinghamshire)
Join rangers and staff from a local observatory this weekend for a stargazing event in Nottinghamshire. Visitors of all ages are being invited to take part by looking at the different constellations in the night sky at Sherwood Forest Country Park.
For prices, opening times and more information visit: http://www.nottinghamshire.gov.uk
Local politicians have paid tribute to Harry Harpham, the former Nottinghamshire miner who became an MP. He has died of cancer aged 61.Read the full story ›
Tributes have been paid to Labour MP Harry Harpham, a "proud" former miner who has died after a fight with cancer.Read the full story ›
Police are appealing for witnesses after a man had part of his ear bitten off in a pub in Newark.
Officers were called to the White Hart in Market Placein Newark, at about 2.30am on Sunday.
He also suffered an injury to his shoulder in the incident which happened on the pub’s dancefloor.
He was taken to Lincoln County Hospital and has since been discharged.
Officers investigating the attack are urging anyone who saw anything to call 101.
The Government has given Nottingham £6.1 million to encourage more people and businesses to use electric and hybrid vehicles.Read the full story ›
Six million pounds is set to be spent on installing hundreds of electric car charging points across Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire.
230 charging points will be created in the counties as part of a £40m fund to push the use of plug-in electric cars across the country.
Both counties will also pay for a programme to let local companies try ultra-low emission vehicles with a view to buying them.
"The UK is a world leader in the uptake of low emission vehicles and our long-term economic plan is investing #600 million by 2020 to improve air quality, create jobs and achieve our goal of every new car and van in the UK being ultra-low emission by 2040."
A firefighter has spoken about the dramatic moment he saved a lifeless refugee baby girl in the sea off the Greek island of Lesbos.Read the full story ›
The father of Neil Entwistle, the IT consultant serving life in a United States jail for murdering his wife and their nine month old daughter, has given his first ever television interview and told Calendar that he will never give up on his son.
It is 10 years this week since the killings took place in Boston in America and Cliff Entwistle, a local councillor in Worksop, has chosen the anniversary to speak out for the first time, maintaining his son's innocence and claiming he did not get a fair trial:
Takeaways in Nottinghamshire are being given tips on how to become healthier as part of an effort to tackle the county's obesity problem.Read the full story ›