The champ is here, at Worksop Timber Co

Professional boxer Ross Burkinshaw dropped in to sponsors Worksop Timber Company last week to show off the reward for his recent efforts.
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Best of British for Ben in world road race

Ben Swift was the best-placed British rider in last week’s World Road Race Championship in northern Spain.


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Hucknall councillor caught up in late-night scuffle

A Hucknall councillor was involved in a drunken, late-night scuffle with a friend, who later spat at a police officer, a court was told.
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Hucknall councillor caught up in late-night scuffle

A Hucknall councillor was involved in a drunken, late-night scuffle with a friend, who later spat at a police officer, a court was told.
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Nottingham Rugby bring in prop George Porter on loan from…

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October 1, 2014
Nottingham Rugby bring in prop George Porter on loan from…

NOTTINGHAM Rugby have moved to solve their lack of available props by bringing in George Porter on loan from Worcester Warriors.Hooker Jon Vickers was forced to cover at loosehead in Saturday's 55-16 defeat to the Warriors, with Michael Holford sufferi...
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Somercotes and Eastwood firm is accused of posing lethal risk

A Somercotes and Eastwood engineering firm has been accused of exposing employees and the public to potentially lethal legionella bacteria.
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Bewildered by council voting

Once again I am left bewildered by decisions made at full council meetings.
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Bewildered by council voting

Once again I am left bewildered by decisions made at full council meetings.
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GRASS ROOTS: Your news

A round up of stories from the community...
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Mansfield breathtesting pilot set to be rolled out across the county

A breathtesting project piloted in Mansfield is to be rolled out in other towns.
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VIDEO: Anger as funeral home looks to open next to Rainworth nursery

Dead bodies could soon be dropped off next to the entrance of a nursery, if a funeral firm goes ahead with plans to open a chapel of rest.
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Water levels unaffected despite driest September since 2010 in…

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October 1, 2014
Water levels unaffected despite driest September since 2010 in…

SEVERN Trent Water have reassured residents that water supply will be unaffected despite the driest September since 1910.Nottinghamshire's largest water provider also set out its plan to keep reservoirs full for the next 25 years."The weather has a hug...
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Steal Rosamund Pike’s red carpet style in Nottingham

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October 1, 2014
Steal Rosamund Pike’s red carpet style in Nottingham

ACTRESS of the moment Rosamund Pike stepped out in an all-black ensemble for the London premiere of new movie What We Did On Our Holiday. The 35-year-old, pictured here on the red carpet alongside co-star David Tennant, chose a sophisticated short slee...
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Love in the square as Daybrook man proposes to his girlfriend

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October 1, 2014

LOVE is in the air at Old Market Square after a grand proposal won the heart of a City Hospital maternity nurse.Barry Harley has been with the love of his life Hayley Bell for three years after a chance meeting at a birthday party on October ...
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Lowest number of hoax calls to 999

The Ambulance service have praised Broxtowe residents after statistics revealed they make the lowest number of 999 hoax calls in the county apart from Rushcliffe.
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Yates ease back into life in Division One

Yates eased back into life in Worksop Division One with a comfortable 3-0 win over Langold Old Boys.
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Bassetlaw: Councillors support plans for all-out elections

Bassetlaw councillors have supported a paper that sets out a move to all out elections from 2016 onwards.which they say could save up to £150,000 over a four year period.


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Mansfield town centre awarded Purple Flag status for providing…

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October 1, 2014
Mansfield town centre awarded Purple Flag status for providing…

Mansfield town centre has been awarded Purple Flag status for providing revellers with "entertaining, diverse, and safe nights out" following a rigorous assessment process.The award, which is similar to the Blue Flag for beaches, is backed by local government, police and business.After two visits by assessors from the Association of Town and City Management as...
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Man in court for threatening to kill taxi driver in Mansfield

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October 1, 2014
Man in court for threatening to kill taxi driver in Mansfield

A 21-year-old man accused of threatening to kill a taxi driver has appeared in court.Darren Lakin, of Lammas Close, Sutton-in-Ashfield, was arrested in September after allegedly committing the offence in Mansfield.He was charged with kidnapping and pos...
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Is William Hague our greatest living Yorkshireman?

William Hague is “our greatest living Yorkshireman”, David Cameron said, as he paid tribute to the outgoing former Tory leader.


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VIDEO: It has been 21 years since a Monday to Friday service ran at Gainsborough Central Station

Today, Wednesday 1st October, marks the 21st anniversary since a weekday passenger service ran on the Brigg Line through Gainsborough Central Station and members from the Friends Of The Brigg and Lincoln Lines Rails and the Gainsborugh Rail and Bus Gro...
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