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Idlewells Shopping Centre's Indoor Market, Sutton-in-Ashfield

Council quashes rumours about indoor market closures

Big plans are under way to revitalise a run-down Sutton indoor market - after council bosses pledged to either move it to new premises or give the current site a new lease of life.

(Left to Right) Elaine Lancashire, Anton Lancashire and Ashfield MP Gloria De Piero.
Gloria slammed the NHS after Anton has his kidney stone operation cancelled twice in a week.

Ashfield man in ‘unimaginable pain’ after King’s Mill Hospital cancel kidney stones operation twice

A Kirkby man who had his operation cancelled twice by King’s Mill Hospital has told Chad that he was left in ‘unimaginable pain’.

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EDL protesters

EDL protest to take place in Rotherham

EDL members are expected to hold a demonstration in Rotherham today. 2 comments

Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne outside 11 Downing Street, London, before heading to the House of Commons to deliver his Budget statement

BUDGET DAY: Ten things you can expect from today’s emergency budget

Chancellor George Osborne is to deliver his emergency Budget today - with billions of cuts to welfare expected.


Prime Minister David Cameron, Transport Commissioner Sir Peter Hendy and Dr Fiona Moore, Chief Executive of London Ambulance, carry wreathes at the July 7 memorial in Hyde Park, London, as Britain remembers the July 7 attacks amid a welter of warnings about the enduring and changing threat from terrorism a decade on.

VIDEO: 7/7 Anniversary - David Cameron pays tribute to victims video

Remembrance services to mark the tenth anniversary of the July 7 attacks have started.

There could be more Sunday shopping under the budget plan

What do you think?: Shops could open for longer on Sundays under Budget plans

Shops could be allowed to open for longer on Sundays under radical plans to devolve powers over trading hours to major towns and cities to be unveiled in Wednesday’s Budget.