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TRAVEL: M1 night-time roadworks for the week ahead

Highways England has published its summary of planned M1 roadworks for the period from Tuesday April 18 to Sunday April 23.

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Northern rail staff during the recent walkout.

Northern rail workers to hold fresh strike in dispute over guard role

Commuters are facing another day of strike action by Northern rail staff, as the row over the future role of guards shows no signs of letting up.

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Changes to driving tests mean learners will have to follow sat nav directions to pass

Learner drivers will have to be able to follow directions from a sat nav in order to pass their test, ministers have announced.

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Association president and retired miner Eric Eaton with one of the artefacts that have already been collected for the museum.

Appeal launched for help to create mining museum in Mansfield

An appeal has been launched for funds to create a mining museum, complete with a virtual-reality experience, in the centre of Mansfield.

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Northern rail services across parts of Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire will be disrupted on Saturday by the industrial action.

Northern rail strike: how your train services will be affected

The second 24-hour strike involving Northern rail staff is due to take place on Saturday (April 8).
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The first train arrives into the station. Photo: Tony Shaw.

PICTURES: A bird's eye view of Ilkeston's new railway station

Here's the opening of Ilkeston Station, as you've never seen it before...

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MP hands in jobs petition

MP hands in jobs petition

Ashfield MP Gloria De Piero has ramped up pressure on the Government to scrap proposals to close the Department for Work and Pensions office in Annesley.

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FULL STEAM AHEAD: Train stops at Ilkeston station for first time in 50 years

Fifty years is a long time to wait for a train, but today, for Ilkeston, that wait is over.

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Ilkeston & District Scouts turned out in force to see off the first train.

PICTURES: Ilkeston welcomes first arrival at new railway station

Crowds of people lined the platforms to welcome the first arrival at Ilkeston’s new railway station on Sunday.

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Ilkeston Station

TIMELINE: How Ilkeston got ‘Back on Track’

It’s been a long time coming but this morning, a train will stop at Ilkeston’s new station - seven years after the ‘Tiser started a campaign to get the town back on track.

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Six ways to lower your fuel consumption - and save cash!

With the cost of fuel an ever-present concern for motorists, making even the smallest savings can boost the household budget.

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Eastwood Mayor Keith Longdon pictured outside NAT West Bank which is due to close

Natwest bank closure plan criticised

The decision to close a bank on the Eastwood’s high street has been slammed by politicians in the town.

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Customers should return the product to store for a full refund.

Marks and Spencer recall soup due to possible contamination

Marks and Spencer is recalling its Chicken and Vegetable Soup as a precautionary measure over fears of contamination.
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The changes come into force on April 1.

DVLA car tax changes: Find out how much you will pay from April

New tax rules will end up costing motorists hundreds of pounds when they come into force in April.
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Nottingham has been named as one of the top ten cities for trade businesses.

Nottingham named as one of best UK cities for trade businesses

If you're thinking of starting up a new trade business, Nottingham could be the place for you.
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All you need to know about the new £1 coin

Check your change from today to catch a glimpse of a shiny new £1 coin in a bid to curb the rise of counterfeits.

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Prices at the pumps are set to drop.

Tesco to cut petrol and diesel prices by 2p ahead of Mother’s Day

Tesco is to cut the cost of petrol and diesel by two pence per litre at all of its petrol stations this afternoon, Friday March 24.

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More ‘smart motorway’ work to begin next week

The next phase of work on the so-called ‘smart motorway’ is to begin on the M1 next week.

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RISE AND SHINE: Live travel news, weather and fun features

RISE AND SHINE: Live travel news, weather and fun features

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The retailer has stores in Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire.

Redundancies 'inevitable' as shoe retailer Brantano goes into administration

Struggling footwear chain Brantano - which has stores across Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire - has been placed into administration.

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