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Leader of Nottinghamshire Council criticises council tax ‘sweetheart deal’ in Surrey

The leader of Nottinghamshire County Council has criticised an alleged tax deal that has been offered to a local authority in Surrey.

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Heavy rain forecast in Notts this weekend

Heavy rain forecast in Notts this weekend

Heavy rain is forecast over the weekend sparking a warning from Nottinghamshire police.

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Supreme Court rules Act of Parliament is needed to trigger Brexit Article 50

The Supreme Court has this morning ruled that the government cannot trigger Brexit without an act of Parliament.
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Sherwood MP Mark Spencer

REVEALED: The Nottinghamshire MPs voters would most like to have sex with

Sherwood MP Mark Spencer has been named as the male Nottinghamshire MP most voters would like to have sex with - on a controversial website that is banned at Parliament.

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Residents demand immigration control in MP’s Brexit survey

Residents demand immigration control in MP’s Brexit survey

Nearly three-quarters of Ashfield residents who took part in MP Gloria De Piero’s Brexit survey would like to see immigration controls imposed for EU citizens who want to come and live in the UK.

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Broxtowe MP Anna Soubry, who says: "Tolerance and free speech must prevail."

Death-threat MP Soubry vows ‘not to give in to hate’

Defiant Broxtowe MP Anna Soubry says she is determined “not to give in to hate” after she received a shocking death-threat on Twitter.

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The Supreme Court

The Supreme Court hearing on Brexit: What’s it all about?

The government goes to the Supreme Court today in the latest stage of the legal battle over Brexit. Here’s our guide to what the case is all about.

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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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LETTER: Scrap smaller councils and form a unitary authority

LETTER: Scrap smaller councils and form a unitary authority

On the BBC’s East Midlands Today programme on Tuesday, November 1, Broxtowe MP Anna Soubry said: “I would get rid of the borough council, which I know wouldn’t be very popular with a lot of people, especially those councillors who sit on it. 
But then I’d have a unitary authority here in Nottinghamshire to do the really big, heavy work.”

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Today, America will finally find out who will lead it for the next five years.

An armchair guide to the US election

The name-calling, bluster and lack of clear policy pronouncements in one of the most divisive US presidential elections ever is at an end.

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County Hall

£3.5million pay-out to businesses hit by tram extension

Two councils paid out a total of nearly £3.5m to 128 businesses affected by the construction of Nottingham’s expanded tram network, it has been revealed.

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Private Hazel Fox died in a car accident in February.

Notts soldier died in car crash three weeks after passing test

A young Notts soldier died in a three-vehicle collision just three weeks after passing her driving test, an inquest has heard.

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Nick Clegg to talk about his new book Between the Extremes

WIN: Nick Clegg tickets for Sheffield's Off The Shelf this Friday

Nick Clegg, the former Deputy Prime Minister, is a guest speaker at this year's Sheffield Off The Shelf book festival on Friday and we have TEN tickets to be won.

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Parliamentary boundaries could be vastly different next time people go to the polls at a general election.

MPs’ seats face huge change in boundary review

MPs’ seats across Nottinghamshire face a shake-up under new boundary proposals.

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POLL: Have your say on the government’s grammar school plans

Prime Minister Theresa May has announced the end of a ban on the creation of new grammar schools.

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VIDEO PREVIEW: Nick Clegg among big names at Sheffield's Off The Shelf 2016 book festival

Former Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg is to reveal all about his role at the heart of the former coalition Government as a headline guest speaker at this year's Sheffield Off The Shelf book festival.
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Coun Liz Redfern

Isle residents invited to broadband roadshow

North Lincolnshire Council is taking the superfast broadband roadshow into the Isle of Axholme throughout September and is inviting residents along to find out how their town or village will benefit from much faster broadband speeds.

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Broxtowe MP Ana Soubry

Broxtowe MP resigns her Cabinet position

MP for Broxtowe Anna Soubry has resigned from her ministerial post in the latest Tory cabinet reshuffle.

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Derbyshire Dales MP, Patrick McLoughlin.

RESHUFFLE: Derbyshire MP given party chairman role

A Derbyshire MP has been moved into a new cabinet role by Prime Minster Theresa May.

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Second EU referendum petition gets Commons debate

Second EU referendum petition gets Commons debate

A petition calling for a second EU referendum which was signed by tens of thousands of voters in the East Midlands will be debated in Parliament.

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