Derry hails heroic Notts County

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August 23, 2014

Shaun Derry hailed Notts County's heroic defensive display which secured a 1-0 win to inflict Port Vale's first defeat of the season.
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Notts C edge past Port Vale

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August 23, 2014

Notts County had to survive a second-half bombardment from Port Vale before making it two wins on the spin with a 2-0 victory.
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Charity hands over £13,000 for Mansfield mercy mission

A Mansfield-based humanitarian group bound for the Middle East on a mercy mission were stunned after a charity turned up to hand over £13,000.


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Dagenham and Redbridge 2 Mansfield Town 0 – 23rd August 2014

A disappointing performance from Mansfield Town saw them fail in their quest to record three consecutive League Two victories, crashing to a 2-0 defeat at Dagenham and Redbridge.
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Memory Lane: Youngster dons fancy dress

Do you recognise this young chap who donned fancy dress at the Codnor Carnival? We believe the photograph was taken in June, 1985, and the youngster’s first name could be David.


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Burglars target Co-op in Wollaton

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August 23, 2014
Burglars target Co-op in Wollaton

BURGLARS broke into the Co-operative supermarket on Trowell Road in Wollaton in the early hours of Saturday morning. Police say the offenders were disturbed by a cleaner at some time after 4.30am. It is not believed anything was stolen. No one has been...
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Cycle events in Notts w/c Aug, 24 2014

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August 23, 2014

Tomorrow Time: 9am Organised by: Erewash Valley Cycling Club Meeting point: Magpie pub, Toton Lane, Stapleford; further pick-ups from Toton Library (9.10) and Long Eaton station (9.30). Details: A split ride to Swarkstone and Alvaston. Length: 25...
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John Aram: The scourge of the humble balloon

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August 23, 2014
John Aram: The scourge of the humble balloon

FESTIVALS, carnivals, summer fairs, church fetes and tombolas are all excellent ways of generating funds for all sorts of needy causes from major health charities such as the British Heart Foundation, or just for funds to repair the church roof or to b...
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Port Vale 0 Notts County 2: Match report

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August 23, 2014

NOTTS County secured their second successive win inside a week as they secured a fine 2-0 win at Port Vale. Gary Jones had given the visitors the lead after just 11 minutes when his first-time shot appeared to take a deflection to wrong foot Sam Johnso...
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Peaty and Halsall win European golds

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August 23, 2014

Adam Peaty won his third gold medal and Fran Halsall her second as Britain enjoy their most successful European Championships ever.
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John Mann: Exam results are something that we should all be very proud about

Well done to pupils and schools in Worksop for their excellent A-level and GCSE results.
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Nottinghamshire County Council social workers criticised over…

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August 23, 2014
Nottinghamshire County Council social workers criticised over…

NOTTINGHAMSHIRE county council's child social care team has been criticised in a serious case review after a girl under five was sexually abused. In 2013, Christopher Atkins, 31, of Cotgrave, was jailed for a horrific sex attack on the girl, which lef...
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Popular bridal boutique Sew Wedding relocates to Nottingham

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August 23, 2014
Popular bridal boutique Sew Wedding relocates to Nottingham

Preparing for the grand opening of her Sew Wedding bridal boutique, talented seamstress Pam Frankham is adjusting to her new life in Nottingham. After relocating from Swindon to live in Aspley, the 54-year-old has re-launched her popular wedding busine...
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MEMORY LANE: Hilltop in the 1950s

This postcard captures Hilltop in Eastwood in the 1950s.
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One in a million at the American Adventure Theme Park

A couple celebrated in April 1989, being the joint one-millionth customers at the now close American Adventure, theme park The Shipley park opened in June, 1987, and officially closed its doors to the public in January, 2007.
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Students celebrate top GCSE results

Students at Ormiston Ilkeston Enterprise Academy in Ilkeston are celebrating this year’s GCSE results.


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Man in court on voyeurism charges

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August 23, 2014

VOYEUR Kevin Lawson set up a camera to film a man without his knowledge, a court heard. Lawson, 53, of De Lacy Court, New Ollerton, who has been in trouble in the past for having indecent images of children, recorded the victim. Prosecutor Tracey Ross ...
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Church filled with thousands of flowers for four-day festival

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August 23, 2014
Church filled with thousands of flowers for four-day festival

THOUSANDS of flowers from old favourites to the more exotic were displayed in a stunning church setting as part of a four-day festival. From poppies, sunflowers and lillies, to historic proteas from South Africa, the flowers brought gasps of awe from v...
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Hucknall holds street party as town plans to become traffic-free

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August 23, 2014
Hucknall holds street party as town plans to become traffic-free

Hucknall residents were given a look into the future as traffic was barred from the main shopping area.It may have been for just six hours but from 2016 it will become permanent as part of High Street is pedestrianised.The temporary closure on Saturday...
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Local riders take to the podium in race double

Retford Wheeler Dominic Smith finished on the podium in Scunthorpe Poly’s Tuesday circuit at Blyton Park last week.


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Beeston man charged with historic child cruelty offences

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August 23, 2014
Beeston man charged with historic child cruelty offences

A Beeston man has been charged with child cruelty offences against a schoolboy more than 30 years ago.Kelvin Horriban, 62, allegedly committed the offences between 1978 and 1981, when the boy was aged between nine and 12.Keith Evans, 70, of the Old Rho...
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