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Police officers injured responding to 999 call

Police officers injured responding to 999 call Credit: PA

Two police officers were injured last night when they were responding to a 999 call in West Bridgford.

The unmarked police car, which was sounding its siren and flashing its lights at the time, collided with a car in Radcliffe Road at around 11pm.

The two officers received minor injuries but didn't need hospital treatment. The driver of the other car, who was 44, was taken to Nottingham's Queen's Medical Centre with minor injuries but was later discharged.

The road was closed until around 3am while the cars were removed.

Clean-up starts after travellers leave sports ground

Bags of rubbish left behind after travellers set up camp in West Bridgford in Nottingham Credit: ITV Central
Council litter pickers are clearing up after the travellers left the Gresham Sports ground off Wilford Lane Credit: ITV Central
Items left in the car park to the sports pavilion include toys and a car seat Credit: ITV Central
Sports clubs had to cancel fixture and training after the travellers arrived on Tuesday Credit: ITV Central
Bags of rubbish have been left scattered across the playing fields and hedgerows Credit: ITV Central

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Travellers leave sports ground in Nottingham

A sign in place after the travellers set up camp on Tuesday Credit: ITV Central

A group of travellers who closed down a sports ground in Nottingham have now left the site.

Five caravans moved onto Gresham Pavilion in West Bridgford on Tuesday morning causing it to be shut off to the public on health and safety grounds.

Several local football and rugby teams have had to cancel fixtures and training sessions.

A cleanup operation is now underway at the site off Wilford Lane.

Travellers force sports ground to close, full report

A council-run sports ground in Nottinghamshire has been closed to the public after a group of travellers illegally set up camp in the car park.

Several amateur football and rugby clubs have had to cancel fixtures or training sessions.

The local council says it will take legal action to evict the travellers if they don't leave over the Easter weekend.

Peter Bearne reports.

Council: Sports ground closed because of health and safety issues

Councillor Eddie Fearon, Rushcliffe Borough Council, has told ITV News Central that Gresham Pavilion sports ground in Nottinghamshire has been closed because of health and safety issues.

This comes after travellers illegally set up camp in the sports grounds car park.

Several local football and rugby teams have had to cancel fixtures and training sessions.

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Woman assaulted in West Bridgford

Police are investigating an assault on a woman in Rutland Road, West Bridgford, in the early hours of this morning (Sunday 4 November).

The 31-year-old was found with facial injuries just after 3am. She was taken to Nottingham's Queen's Medical Centre for treatment and has since been discharged.

Police are currently working to establish the circumstances surrounding the incident. No arrests have been made.

Two bodies found in Nottinghamshire

An investigation is under way after the bodies of two people were found at an address in West Bridgford.

The bodies were discovered by police shortly after 11am yesterday at a house in North Road.

Forensic officers are at the scene and further enquiries are being conducting in the area.

Police are treating their deaths as unexplained and post mortem examinations will be carried out.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact Nottinghamshire Police on 101 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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