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Police have 'grave' concerns for missing woman

Anne Green Credit: Nottinghamshire Police

Police are asking for the public's help in their search for a woman whose 'state of mind is giving grave cause for concern'.

Anne Green, 48, of no fixed address, has not been seen since Monday 9 March, but she made contact with her GP late yesterday afternoon, increasing concern for her well-being.

Anne is white, around 5ft 7ins tall with dark shoulder length hair. She may be wearing a dark overcoat and have a suitcase or bag with her. She speaks with southern accent.

She is known to frequent the area around Nottingham station and the Broadmarsh area of the city. She may also have links to Leicestershire.

Anyone with information should telephone Nottinghamshire Police on 101.

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Man has ear bitten off in vicious unprovoked attack

Heathcoat Street Credit: Google Maps

A man had part of his ear bitten off when he was attacked as he walked home from a night out with friends in Nottingham.

The victim was assaulted on February 18 at 3am as he made his way down Heathcoat Street.

The vicious attack left him with bruising and a lump above his left eye, a cut to the bridge of his nose and part of his right ear missing.

Police officers are appealing for witnesses.

The first attacker is described as white with short wavy dark hair, a black waist-length jacket and jeans.

The second man is described as white with fair hair, wearing a green Parker-type jacket, with a cream jumper and black trousers.

Survey reveals Midlands' infidelity hotspots

Beeston is the UK's top spot for affairs, according to a new survey Credit: PA

If you're a resident of Beeston in Nottinghamshire, a new survey shows you should be keeping a close eye on your partner.

The bustling market town has been named the UK's top spot for infidelity.

According to The Official Infidelity Index 2015, two and a half per cent of the town's population is having an affair, meaning 954 residents are seeing someone they shouldn't.

People in Beeston, Newcastle-under-Lyme and Loughborough should keep a close eye on their partners Credit: PA

Husbands and wives in Newcastle-under-Lyme were the sixth most likely in the country to be unfaithful, according to the study. It claims that 1.64 per cent of people in the town are having an affair, amounting to a total of 1,231 adulterous relationships.

Loughborough in Leicestershire comes tenth on the list, with researchers saying that 924 people in the town are cheating on their spouse. Residents in Tamworth, Staffordshire, come 13th on the charts, with 1.39 per cent of local people having an affair.

The research was compiled by Illicit Encounters, which calls itself 'the UK's largest married dating website'.

The research was compiled by 'Illicit Encounters' Credit: Katie Collins/PA Archive/Press Association Images

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Man's nose broken in unprovoked bar attack

Police believe this man may be able to help them with their enquiries Credit: Nottinghamshire Police

Police would like to speak to this man after a man was left with a broken nose after a random attack.

The unprovoked assault happened at about 1.45am outside Market Bar on Goose Gate in Nottingham on Sunday February 15. The victim was punched repeatedly.

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Nottinghamshire PCC visits youth clean-up project

Paddy Tipping Credit: Labour Party/The Labour Party/Press Association Images

Nottinghamshire's Police and Crime Commissioner will today visit a project which sees young volunteers cleaning up local 'grot spots'.

The Aspley Communities Taking Control Programme works with young people aged between 19 and 23 who are unemployed and at risk of becoming involved in antisocial behaviour.

They work together to clean up untidy areas in their community by mending fences, painting, and tidying up gardens. The young people can nominate themselves to take part or they can be nominated by their parents.

Organisers say the project is designed to prevent crime and give volunteers work experience.

Nottinghamshire's Police and Crime Commissioner Paddy Tipping has invested £10,000 in the scheme.

Volunteers clean up untidy areas in their community by mending fences, painting, and tidying up gardens Credit: Frank May/DPA/Press Association Images

"This project is not only helping to combat crime in the local area but is also giving young people the valuable skills they need to secure employment.

"By building self-esteem and giving young people a focus, as well as pride in their work, we are helping them to build a better life path for themselves - one that doesn't involve breaking the law.

"The scheme is already delivering positive outcomes for the young participants involved I'm very pleased to offer my support to enable project leaders to help more individuals."

– Commissioner Tipping

The Aspley Partnership, which runs the programme, says that 87 per cent of participants in the last four courses have gone on to find employment. The project offers young people job interview classes and funds suits for real interviews.

Young people mend fences and tidy up in the local area Credit: Joe Giddens/PA Wire/Press Association Images

"Young people are often at the receiving end of negative stereotyping, particularly where antisocial behaviour and disorder are concerned.

"This project challenges these views by allowing residents to see youngsters working hard to clean-up their neighbourhoods and making a positive contribution to the community."

– Cllr Carole McCulloch, project leader
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