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Roads cordoned off as murder inquiry launched

Murder inquiry launched Credit: PA

Police investigating the death of a man following an incident have launched a murder inquiry.

Nottinghamshire Police were called to the Premier Express store, in Robin Hood Street last night (22 March 2017).

A man was found outside the store he was taken to the Queen’s Medical Centre but died as a result of his injuries.

Inquiries are ongoing into the circumstances surrounding his death.

Robin Hood Street has been closed off at its junctions with Roden Street, Promenade, Stonebridge Road and Campbell Street while investigations continue.

Fire crews fight top floor fire in Nottingham flats

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Drivers in Nottingham are being advised to avoid Raleigh Street, where a fire has broken out at an apartment block.

Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service currently have seven fire engines on the scene as well as an aerial platform ladder.

Crews are still working to bring a fire in the roof under control.

Councillors set to decide on further fracking plans

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Anti-fracking campaigners in Nottinghamshire are lobbying councillors to reject an application for exploratory shale gas drilling across the region today.

The Dart Energy firm want approval to search sites between Barnby Moor and Blyth in Bassetlaw. The Planning Officer has made a recommendation that the plans be approved.

It's the second shale gas application in the area after the first at Misson Springs was approved in November.

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