Police authority said it was a difficult decision

Nottinghamshire Police is to close down its horses section.

It will save the force more than 300 thousand pounds over the next 3-years. Overall they need to make budget cuts of more than 42 million pounds.

Nottinghamshire Police Authority said it was a difficult decision but would have the least impact on frontline services.

Critics say not having the police horses, will have a negative impact on the force.

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Nottinghamshire Police Horses

The use of police horses in Nottinghamshire could soon come to an end to cut costs.