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Worksop fire being treated as arson

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A building in Worksop which was destroyed by a fire on Monday is now thought to have been started deliberately.

Around six crews from Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue attended the former gym on Ryton Street and are continuing to make the building safe.

Officers are particularly keen to speak to two slim built men seen wearing dark clothing and carrying what looked like a holdall at around 2.55am on Newcastle Street.

Read more: Disruption in Worksop due to fire at former gym


Woman requires hospital treatment for facial injuries after assault

Members of the public are being asked to help identify a woman who assaulted another woman in Nottinghamshire late on Friday night.

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The assault took place in Carlton Road (A60), close to the Ashley Hotel, between Mount Avenue and Baulk Lanein Worksop at around 10.30pm-11pm.

The victim required hospital treatment for a facial injury.

The offender is described as white, aged around 25-26 years old, of very slim build and with blonde hair. 

If you witnessed the incident, know the offender or have any other information which can help, please call 101, quoting incident number 485 of 25 June.

Alternatively, you can call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.


Weekend Picks: Bird Ringing

Bird Ringing Demonstration: Sun 31st January (Creswell Crags, Worksop)

Visitors will get the chance to see a range of bird species Credit: Creswell Heritage Trust

Visitors will get the opportunity to get up close to the feathery residents at a bird ringing demonstration this weekend. Events will take place in the picturesque surroundings of Creswell Crags. Sorby Breck Bird Ringers will be delivering the event for those taking part on the Sunday.

“The bird-ringing events at Creswell Crags are a fantastic opportunity to get really close to a wide range of bird species that can be found here. You can never guarantee what might turn up… from tits, robins, through to the occasional Kingfisher”

– Roger Shelley, Creswell Heritage Trust Director

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