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Post Office to close and franchise 37 Crown offices with loss of up to 300 jobs

The Post Office is to close and franchise 37 Crown office branches, with up to 300 staff set to lose their jobs.

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A pothole, yesterday.

POTHOLE HELL: Which is the worst road near you?

After the news that potholes are set to get worse over the coming year, we wanted to know - which are the worst roads near you?

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Bassetlaw food standards revealed in national study

Bassetlaw restaurants have been compared in a national study, revealing the best and worst areas for food standards.

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POLL: Should you go shopping in your pyjamas?

POLL: Should you go shopping in your pyjamas?

A Tesco shopper has called on the supermarket giant to ban customers in sleepwear after posting a picture of two women walking the aisles in their dressing gowns.

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Leeds hospital worker Carina Galsim aiming to prove she is just the tonic to win Excite and Entertain Leeds 2017 talent competition

VIDEO: Hospital theatre singer is 'Kim-tastic' tonic for our talent competition

Hospital worker Carina "Kim" Galsim - or 'Kim-tastic Funtastic' to her friends - wants to swap the operating theatre for a showbiz theatre.
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VIDEO: The ten most unusual excuses for tax returns being late

VIDEO: The ten most unusual excuses for tax returns being late

From yachts catching fire to failed internet connections, this video details ten of the most unusual excuses people used in the last year to explain why their tax return was late.

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Mobile speed camera vans are out and about on Nottinghamshire's roads.

Speeding crackdown on 20 Notts roads

Mobile speed cameras are out and about on Nottinghamshire roads.

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Singer Cameron Lee is hoping to win our Excite and Entertain Leeds 2017 talent competition.

VIDEO: Can singer Cameron win our talent competition?

Move over Alfie Boe and Michael Ball - here comes singer Cameron Lee who believes he can win our Excite and Entertain Leeds 2017 talent competition.
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Mobile speed camera vans are out and about in Nottinghamshire.

Speeding crackdown on 20 Notts roads

Mobile speed cameras are out and about on Nottinghamshire roads.

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The government says it does not expect turkey supplies to be affected.

Bird flu found at Christmas turkey farm in East Midlands

A strain of bird flu has been found on a turkey farm in the East Midlands - just days before Christmas.

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Post Office workers to stage five days of strikes during Christmas week

Post Office workers to stage five days of strikes during Christmas week

Post Office workers are to stage five days of strikes next week in a dispute over jobs, pensions and branch closures.

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Grosvenor Casino Leeds Westgate is investing 3m to refurbish the venue

New £3m refurbishment at Grosvenor Casino Leeds Westgate

Grosvenor Casino Leeds Westgate is to benefit from a £3m refurbishment at the venue located in Wellington Bridge Street.
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REVEALED: Millions of pounds made from parking charges and fines in Nottinghamshire

Newly-released figures show the amount of money Nottinghamshire councils generated from parking charges and fines in the last year. The RAC Foundation said 353 local councils in England made a surplus of £756m in 2015-16 - nine per cent higher than in 2014-15. Here’s how much money Nottinghamshire councils generated, from highest to lowest...

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BIRD FLU OUTBREAK: Nottinghamshire farmers asked to keep poultry indoors

BIRD FLU OUTBREAK: Nottinghamshire farmers asked to keep poultry indoors

Nottinghamshire farmers are being asked to keep their poultry indoors to help prevent an outbreak of a highly-infectious strain of avian flu which has been found in Europe.

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Is your new fiver worth £50,000?

Is your new fiver worth £50,000?

Brits are being urged to check their new fivers after engraved bank notes worth as much as £50,000 were circulated in a Willie Wonka-style ‘Golden Ticket’ giveaway.

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Mobile safety cameras are out and about in Notts this week.

Speeding crackdown on 20 Notts Roads

Mobile speed cameras are out and about on Nottinghamshire roads this week.

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New £5 notes contain animal fat, Bank of England reveals

New £5 notes contain animal fat, Bank of England reveals

Vegans and vegetarians have voiced outrage after revelations that the new £5 notes contain animal fat.

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Power cut affects parts of Nottinghamshire

A major power cut is currently affecting electricity supply in parts of Nottinghamshire.

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COUN ALAN RHODES -- "it is inevitable that the elderly and disabled will continue to be adversely affected".

Council’s dismay over funding crisis in care for elderly and disabled

A growing funding crisis in services for the elderly and disabled across Mansfield, Ashfield and the rest of the county was not tackled by the government’s Autumn Statement. claim alarmed council chiefs.

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