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VIDEO: Multi-million pound retail development at the former Vesuvius factory site in Worksop begins to take shape

Work has commenced on a multi-million pound development at the Vesuvius Works site in Worksop.

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Matthew Bourne's Cinderella.

REVIEW: Matthew Bourne's Cinderella: A dazzling wartime spin on the classic fairytale

The year is 1940, the setting a drab, war-ravaged London. It seems an unlikely place for a classic fairytale to unfold, but it's nothing some ever-masterful storytelling from Matthew Bourne won't fix.
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Clumber Park's ornate bridge was smashed into with a car which was then set on fire and dumped at the scene.

CLUMBER UPDATE: Man ‘re-bailed’ after barn arson and damage to historic bridge

Police say a man arrested in connection with an arson attack and damage to an 18th century bridge at Clumber Park has been re-bailed.

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Former police officer stole Worksop youth centre funds to pay for work on his home

A former police officer who used funds raised for a Worksop youth centre to pay for building work on his home will carry out unpaid work in the community.

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Ghost town? Think again! New school, shopping complex, restaurant and hotel among future Worksop projects

We often hear concerns that Worksop is becoming a “ghost town” shunned by new businesses and investors.

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The Worksop Grainger Games store. Picture: Google Images

Axe falls on another Priory Shopping Centre store

Another store is set to bow out from Worksop’s Priory Shopping Centre due to the retailer’s “critical financial situation”.

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The incident happened on Cheapside. Photo by Google Images.

Two arrested after Worksop ‘shooting’

Police have arrested two men in connection with a “shooting” in Worksop.

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Brave Lewis passed away in December, aged just 14.

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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