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Weekend Picks: Nottinghamshire County Show

Nottinghamshire County Show: Sat 14th - Sun 15th May (Newark Showground, Nottinghamshire)

Organisers hope it’ll be the biggest County Show yet Credit: Anna Draper

The 133rd Nottinghamshire County show takes place this weekend.

Organisers hope it’ll be the biggest one yet celebrating the best of Nottinghamshire, from best produce and trade to livestock including the popular Sheep Show.

The show offers a variety of things to see and do including a music marquee, extreme sports, cookery demonstrations, a field gun display and urban free runners.

“There really will be something for everyone- it’s the first year we have secured the free runners which is high octane entertainment, we’re working on a new treasure trail for the children and many eclectic music performances to entertain the crowds.”

– Jayne Olney, Show Manager

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17 men charged with city centre football disorder

Officers investigating violent disorder between groups of Nottingham Forest and Notts County fans in Nottingham city centre have charged 17 men.

The Major Oak pub in Pelham Street Credit: Google Street View

The men, who are alleged to have been involved in a fight at The Major Oak pub in Pelham Street on Saturday 19 March, were arrested in an early morning operation in Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire on Tuesday.

All of 17 of them are currently due to appear at Nottingham Magistrates court on Thursday 9 June.

An 18-year-old man who was also arrested on Tuesday has been bailed pending further enquiries.

Paddy Tipping re-elected as PCC for Nottinghamshire

New PCC for Nottinghamshire declared Credit: ITV News Central

Labour candidate Paddy Tipping will continue to be the Police and Crime Commissioner for Nottinghamshire.

Of the 799,631 registered voters across Nottinghamshire, 21.8% turned out to vote in 704 polling stations.

The PCC is responsible for setting the priorities for the police force in Nottinghamshire, responding to the needs of local communities, setting the policing budget, and monitoring how well the police are performing.

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Jewish voters have deserted Labour, says John Mann

John Mann MP said the anti-Semitism row could 'define Jeremy Corbyn's leadership'. Credit: PA

Jewish voters have deserted Labour in the wake of the anti-Semitism row, John Mann MP has said.

Mr Mann, who confronted Ken Livingstone over comments he made about Hitler, said Labour should have been enjoying a "landslide" victory.

He told the BBC: "It is clear that the Jewish vote, which for generations in families has been Labour, has gone against Labour tonight. We have seen that in Bury, we have seen it in Glasgow, I think we will see it tomorrow in parts of London.

"This is a huge challenge, it's going to define Jeremy Corbyn's leadership. He has to lead from the front and get on top of this problem."

But the Labour MP insisted "now is not the time" for any challenge to Mr Corbyn.


Three arrested after serious assault in Nottinghamshire

Three people have been arrested after a 39-year-old man was stabbed in Carlton.

A 39-year-old man sustained a stab wound. Credit: Google Maps

He was taken to Nottingham's Queen's Medical Centre. He is in a stable condition.

Police were called to the incident at the junction of Carlton Hill and Cornhill Road at about 1.30pm yesterday.

A 25-year-old man, a 23-year-old woman and a 22-year-old woman have all been arrested on suspicion of causing grievous bodily harm.

Anyone with any information should contact police on 101.

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Livingstone removes Israeli flag from front door

Ken Livingstone has been captured on video, coming out of his house to remove an Israeli flag that was tied to his front door.

Dressed in an 'old Labour' t-shirt and braces, the suspended MP, was heard saying "what's this?" as he came out to check if there was someone at his door and instead found a flag attached to the knocker.

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