Family of ‘incredibly brave’ Worksop teenager who died from brain tumour back life-saving campaign

The family of an “incredibly brave” Worksop teenager who died from a brain tumour are honouring his memory by backing the Brain Tumour Charity’s HeadSmart campaign.

A car was used to smash the bridge's ornamental pillars and abandoned at the site.

National Trust thank supporters for ‘outpour of love’ after damage to iconic Clumber Park Bridge

Staff at Clumber Park have thanked supporters for an ‘outpouring of support and love’ after vandals carried out brutal damage on the site’s 18th century bridge.

Tom Bradshaw is pictured.

Worksop man to take on London Marathon and rise funds in memory of brother-in-law Tom Bradshaw

Funds for the Teenager Cancer Trust are being raised in memory of an “incredible” Worksop dad and RAF man who lost his battle with a rare form of cancer.

Clumber Park.

Fracking firm to take Clumber Park bid to High Court

The potential for fracking at Worksop’s Clumber Park has moved a step closer after fracking giant Ineos Shale was granted permission to pursue its application to undertake a “geophysical survey” at the High Court.

Protesters gather outside Nottinghamshire fire & rescue service HQ. Jason Zadrozny, Samantha Deakin and Matt Relf.

Fire chiefs approve plan to reduce night-time cover at Ashfield and Retford

Fire chiefs have rubber-stamped a controversial decision to cut night-time cover at Ashfield and Retford fire stations as part of a bid to cut costs.

Notts fire authority raises council tax while planning to slash services for Ashfield and Retford

Notts fire authority raises council tax while planning to slash services for Ashfield and Retford

Council tax will rise by 2.95 per cent this year to fund Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue – while fire chiefs are also expected to rubber-stamp a controversial plan to cut nighttime cover in Ashfield and Retford.

Bridge Street, Worksop

BREAKING: 28-year-old man found dead in Worksop

A 28-year-old man has been found dead in Worksop, police have confirmed.

The former site of Vesuvius works has got the go ahead for a leisure, retail and entertainment complex. Pictured at the site is Coun Jo White and CEG Regional Head of Strategic Development David Hodgson

VESUVIUS ERUPTS: Here’s what’s about to be built at the former Worksop factory site...

The regeneration of the former Vesuvius site has taken a major step forward after councillors rubber-stamped multi-million pound plans to build an Asda supermarket and petrol station at the location.

Bonnie Rose is pictured in hospital.

Bonnie Rose’s story- funding plea for Worksop baby battling rare incurable illness

A Worksop mum is desperately attempting to raise funds to give her baby daughter “the best quality of life possible” after she was diagnosed with an incurable genetic disease.

Stagecoach employees are to be offered AAA screening as part of a health and wellbeing initiative, picture includes driver Glen Moore, Stagecoach managing director Michelle Hargreaves, Triple A program manager Michelle Keefe, Worksop operations manager Simon Garbutt, Stagecoach East Midlands operations manager Richard Kay and health and wellbeing representative Dale Atkinson.

Stagecoach boss urges lifesaving test to staff after loss of father

Stagecoach employees in Worksop are being offered potentially lifesaving screening checks as part of a new health initiative inspired by their boss’s late father.

Barn blaze in Carburton. Photo by Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue.

PICS: Firefighters from across region battle huge derelict barn fire in Carburton

Firefighters from across the region were called in to deal with a huge derelict barn fire in Carburton.

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RISE AND SHINE: Start your day with us

Good morning and welcome to our live Rise and Shine feed for Wednesday, January 24.

Head Teacher George Huthart celebrates with pupils.

Worksop primary school named as one of UK’s top performing

A Worksop primary school has been named as one of the highest performing schools in the country after being listed in the UK’s Top 500 primary schools for the fourth consecutive year.

Bridge Street.

Bridge Street regeneration project continues in 2018

The ongoing effort to fill empty shops and regenerate Bridge Street will be high on the agenda for 2018, according to Worksop Business Forum.

The 7 Project at Gospel Hall, Worksop held a free Christmas dinner for homeless people, pictured are the volunteers

Worksop residents struggling with addiction, mental illness and homelessness enjoy Christmas meal thanks to kind volunteers

Disadvantaged residents including those affected by homelessness, addiction and mental illness enjoyed a slap-up Christmas meal in uplifting company thanks to a Worksop charity.

Guardian Rose presentation to Joanne Maddison at Redlands Primary School,  Joanne is pictured left recieving her rose from Sonia Batty

‘Inspirational’ Worksop teaching assistant Jo recognised with Guardian Rose

A much-loved Worksop teaching assistant who overcame a gruelling battle with breast cancer has been “reminded how inspirational she is” with a Guardian Rose.

Simon Midgley is pictured.

Man who died in Loch Lomond hotel fire named as former Worksop journalist

A man who died when a fire ripped through the five-star Loch Lomond hotel he was staying in with his partner has been named as a journalist originally from Worksop.


VIDEO: Bassetlaw dad’s ‘winter wonderland’ garden creation compared to likes of Disney Land

A Bassetlaw dad-of-three has gone viral after creating a “winter wonderland” in his back garden.


Bassetlaw Hospital roll out free Wi-Fi in time for Christmas

The Trust that runs Bassetlaw Hospital has introduced free Wi-Fi for patients and visitors.

Official opening of office and counselling suite for Ernie�"s Wish charity, pictured are chair of trustees Amy Dennington, vice chair Shelley Bacon, charity founder Carla Spence, Ernie�"s sister Edith Spence, five, secretary Claire Brow, counsellor Rachel Hodges and trustee Natalie Harwood

Ernie’s Wish launch counselling suite for Bassetlaw parents affected by baby loss

Bereaved families in Worksop will have a peaceful space to access support and heal in comfort following the launch of a counselling suite by local charity Ernie’s Wish.

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