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Christine Quinn-Wilcox

Independents score a clear victory in Selston by elections - winning candidate thanks voters

It was a landslide victory for Independent candidates who won seats on both Ashfield District council and Nottinghamshire County Council in last night’s Selston by-elections.

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Councillors Jason Zadrozny, Rachel Madden and Tom Hollis.

Ashfield councillors make new political party

Three Ashfield councillors have formed their own political party - changing the make up of Nottinghamshire County Council.



Five men arrested after fight between football fans on Sheffield Station platform

Five men were arrested after a fight between two groups of football fans on a Sheffield Station platform.

Car parking for one hour will be free in Ashfield District Council car parks.

Free car parking for one hour

Free parking for one hour is set to start at all council-owned pay and display car parks in Ashfield on Monday (November 16) - well in time for Christmas shopping.

Motorists could be fined for travelling 1mph above the M1 speed limit under new plans to raise funds for a cash-strapped police force.

Motorists face fines for travelling 1MPH above M1 speed limit

Motorists could face fines for travelling just 1MPH above the M1 speed limit, a police commissioner has warned.


Ashfield MP Gloria De Piero

MP pledges pay rise to schools and colleges

Ashfield MP Gloria De Piero has been named by a national newspaper as one of only 26 MPs who have donated their pay rise to charity.

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