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  1. UK to observe a minute​​s silence for victims of the Finsbury Park terrorist attack alfreton

    The UK will observe a minute'sâ silence on Monday 26 June 2017. A minuteâs silence will be held at 12 ...

    The UK will observe a minute's​ silence on Monday 26 June 2017. A minute​’s silence will be held at 12 noon on Monday 26 June in remembrance of those affected by the terrorist attack in Finsbury Park on Monday. The silence will be marked at all government buildings and other organisations may...

    24/06/2017
  2. UK Coastguard safety plea after 68 children reported missing on UK beaches alfreton

    UK Coastguard has issued a plea for parents to keep a close eye on their children at the beach this weekend after responding to 68 ...

    UK Coastguard has issued a plea for parents to keep a close eye on their children at the beach this weekend after responding to 68 separate missing children reports last weekend (17-18 June) across the UK coast. All children were found safely, but with so many reports coming in during the...

    23/06/2017
  3. Teenagers missing from Appley Bridge alfreton

    We are appealing for information to find two teenagers who are missing from Appley Bridge. Josh Mason, 13, and Damian Howes, ...

    We are appealing for information to find two teenagers who are missing from Appley Bridge. Josh Mason, 13, and Damian Howes, 14, were last seen at Middlebrook Retail Park in Bolton at around 12.20pm on Monday, June 19. Both boys were last seen wearing light blue school polo shirts, black...

    21/06/2017
  4. Beautiful But Deadly Hidden Dangers of Swimming in Reservoirs alfreton

    United Utilities has launched its reservoir safety campaign to coincide with National Drowning Prevention Week. This campaign is ...

    United Utilities has launched its reservoir safety campaign to coincide with National Drowning Prevention Week. This campaign is called ‘Beautiful but deadly’. With latest statistics revealing 300 people in the UK lost their lives in 2016 due to accidental drowning (source: National Water...

    21/06/2017
  5. Man dies in collision alfreton

    Police are appealing for witnesses after a man died in a collision. The collision happened at about 6.20pm on Saturday, June ...

    Police are appealing for witnesses after a man died in a collision. The collision happened at about 6.20pm on Saturday, June 17th when a 125cc scooter heading East on the B5254 Leyland Road at Lower Penwortham lost control on the approach to a right hand bend. The rider collided with a row of...

    19/06/2017
  6. Home Secretary statement: Finsbury Park incident alfreton

    Home Secretary Amber Rudd has given the following statement in reaction to the incident at Finsbury Park. Home Secretary Amber ...

    Home Secretary Amber Rudd has given the following statement in reaction to the incident at Finsbury Park. Home Secretary Amber Rudd said: “My thoughts are with all those affected by the appalling incident at Finsbury Park. I am in contact with the Metropolitan Police who have confirmed it is...

    19/06/2017
  7. UK to observe minute​​'s silence for victims of Grenfell Tower fire alfreton

    The United Kingdom will observe a minutes silence at 11am on Monday 19 June in remembrance of those who lost their lives and all ...

    The United Kingdom will observe a minute’s silence at 11am on Monday 19 June in remembrance of those who lost their lives and all those affected by the fire at Grenfell Tower. The silence will be marked at all Government buildings and other organisations may follow suit. On Friday the...

    18/06/2017
  8. Planned roadworks in the North West alfreton

    The following summary of planned new and ongoing road improvements over the coming week is correct as of Friday 16 June and could ...

    The following summary of planned new and ongoing road improvements over the coming week is correct as of Friday 16 June and could be subject to change due to weather conditions or unforeseen circumstances. All our improvement work is carried out with the aim of causing as little disruption as...

    16/06/2017
  9. Hot and humid this weekend alfreton

    Much of England and Wales will see temperatures rise as we head into the weekend with plenty of sunshine. Warm, humid air ...

    Much of England and Wales will see temperatures rise as we head into the weekend with plenty of sunshine. Warm, humid air originating from the tropical Atlantic will bring a taste of summer warmth across much of England and Wales over the coming days with the hot weather extending into next...

    16/06/2017
  10. Missing from home - Craig Stewart, aged 14 alfreton

    Merseyside Police is becoming increasingly concerned for the whereabouts of a 14-year-old boy from Bootle who has been missing ...

    Merseyside Police is becoming increasingly concerned for the whereabouts of a 14-year-old boy from Bootle who has been missing since May. Craig Stewart was last seen at his home address in Church Walk around 10am on Sunday, 21 May and extensive enquiries have been carried out to locate him safe...

    15/06/2017
  11. Driver advice for Royal Cheshire County Show alfreton

    Drivers using the M6, M56 and A556 in Cheshire next week are being reminded the popular Royal Cheshire County Show is taking place ...

    Drivers using the M6, M56 and A556 in Cheshire next week are being reminded the popular Royal Cheshire County Show is taking place on Tuesday and Wednesday (20 and 21 June). Highways England events planning manager Chris Chadwick said: “We will be working to get visitors into and away from...

    15/06/2017
  12. Give safely to support those affected by Grenfell Tower Fire alfreton

    Official advice for the public when donating to those affected by the Grenfell Tower Fire' David Holdsworth, Registrar of ...

    Official advice for the public when donating to those affected by the Grenfell Tower Fire' David Holdsworth, Registrar of Charities for England and Wales and Chief Operating Officer at the Charity Commission said: We are saddened to hear of the tragic events in West London. There are many...

    14/06/2017
  13. Houshang Zade missing from home alfreton

    Merseyside Police is becoming increasingly concerned for the whereabouts of Houshang Zade, a 41-year-old man from the Anfield ...

    Merseyside Police is becoming increasingly concerned for the whereabouts of Houshang Zade, a 41-year-old man from the Anfield area. Mr Zade was last seen on Thursday 25 May by his brother on Priory Road in the Anfield area. Mr Zade is 5’ 9” tall, of muscular build, has black / greying...

    14/06/2017
  14. UK and France announce joint campaign to tackle online radicalisation alfreton

    UK and France "united in our total condemnation of terrorism and our commitment to stamp out this evil". The UK and France have ...

    UK and France "united in our total condemnation of terrorism and our commitment to stamp out this evil". The UK and France have joined forces to tackle online radicalisation with plans that could lead to much stronger action against tech companies who fail to remove unacceptable content. ...

    14/06/2017
  15. Warm weather on the way alfreton

    After the recent unsettled spell of weather theres a taste of summer warmth on the way for many of us, especially as we head ...

    After the recent unsettled spell of weather there’s a taste of summer warmth on the way for many of us, especially as we head into the weekend. An initial burst of warm weather being drawn northwards from France on Wednesday will mean there is a chance temperatures could reach 28°C in the...

    14/06/2017
  16. Concern growing for boys, 15, missing from Wyre alfreton

    Police are becoming increasingly concerned for the welfare of two 15-year-old boys who have gone missing from home in the Wyre ...

    Police are becoming increasingly concerned for the welfare of two 15-year-old boys who have gone missing from home in the Wyre area. Antony Holder (pictured left) was last seen at the library on Victoria Road East in Thornton at around 5pm on June 7th. He is described as white, of slim...

    13/06/2017
  17. Work to begin on 22 million road scheme alfreton

    Work is to start on creating a new dual carriageway for a major route into Liverpool city centre today Monday 12th June. ...

    Work is to start on creating a new dual carriageway for a major route into Liverpool city centre today Monday 12th June. National contractor Osborne is to begin widening the A565 (Great Howard Street/Derby Road) as part of a £22m road improvement scheme. The first phase of the works will...

    12/06/2017
  18. Missing from home Reece Evans alfreton

    Merseyside Police is becoming increasingly concerned for the whereabouts of 14-year-old Reece Evans, who has been missing since ...

    Merseyside Police is becoming increasingly concerned for the whereabouts of 14-year-old Reece Evans, who has been missing since the afternoon of Saturday, 3 June. Reece, who is from Welshpool in mid-Wales, was last seen in Abergele, North Wales. Reece is described as white, 5ft tall, of...

    11/06/2017
  19. World leaders call PM to congratulate her. alfreton

    Prime Minister Theresa May spoke with French President Macron and US President Trump. A Downing Street spokesperson said: ...

    Prime Minister Theresa May spoke with French President Macron and US President Trump. A Downing Street spokesperson said: The Prime Minister has taken two telephone calls today from other world leaders. The French President Emmanuel Macron called to congratulate the Prime Minister, and...

    10/06/2017
  20. Planned roadworks in the North West alfreton

    Planned road works in the North West summary for Monday 12 to Sunday 18 June 2017. The following summary of planned new ...

    Planned road works in the North West– summary for Monday 12 to Sunday 18 June 2017. The following summary of planned new and ongoing road improvements over the coming week is correct as of Friday 9 June and could be subject to change due to weather conditions or unforeseen circumstances....

    09/06/2017
  21. New Crowded Places Guidance launched alfreton

    New and updated guidance intended to give protective security advice to those responsible for managing the security of crowded ...

    New and updated guidance intended to give protective security advice to those responsible for managing the security of crowded places. This new guidance is primarily aimed at those with a responsibility for security at crowded places and those who own or run businesses, organisations,...

    08/06/2017
  22. Polls are now open to vote in todays Parliamentary Election. alfreton

    Polls are now open to vote in todays Parliamentary Election. When can I vote? Polling stations are open throughout the day ...

    Polls are now open to vote in today’s Parliamentary Election. When can I vote? Polling stations are open throughout the day between 7am and 10pm Where do I vote? It should say where your polling station is on your poll card, which you should have received through the post. If you have...

    08/06/2017
  23. New garden announcement alfreton

    Bringing the Boreal to the North West: Royal Bank of Canada donates RHS Chelsea Flower Show Garden to WWT Martin Mere Wetland ...

    Bringing the Boreal to the North West: Royal Bank of Canada donates RHS Chelsea Flower Show Garden to WWT Martin Mere Wetland Centre Inspired by the boreal forest, the Royal Bank of Canada Garden will be relocated to the WWT’s Martin Mere Wetland Centre’s Wooded Wetlands Development. ...

    08/06/2017
  24. Concern for missing elderly Blackpool woman alfreton

    are appealing for information to find a missing elderly woman from Blackpool. Theresa Currie, 83, was last seen at around ...

    are appealing for information to find a missing elderly woman from Blackpool. Theresa Currie, 83, was last seen at around 9.10am this morning (Wednesday, June 7th) at an address on Beechfield Avenue in Blackpool. She has left the address without telling her family where she was going and hasn’t...

    07/06/2017
  25. Polling day questions answered by new social media campaign alfreton

    From the straightforward Can candidates campaign on polling day? to the more offbeat Can I mark my ballot paper ...

    From the straightforward – “Can candidates campaign on polling day?” – to the more offbeat – “Can I mark my ballot paper with a smiley face?” – the Electoral Commission fields all sorts of queries from members of the public unsure about how polling day and the electoral process works. In the...

    07/06/2017
  26. Driver advice for Manchesters Parklife event alfreton

    Music lovers heading to the Parklife festival at Manchesters Heaton Park this week are being encouraged to plan their journeys ...

    Music lovers heading to the Parklife festival at Manchester’s Heaton Park this week are being encouraged to plan their journeys and consider using public transport to get there. Highways England is warning drivers congestion is likely around the local motorway network at key times over the...

    06/06/2017
  27. An Avocet chick has hatched in the waterfowl collection at WWT Martin Mere alfreton

    An Avocet chick has hatched in the waterfowl collection at WWT Martin Mere Wetland Centre giving our visitors the opportunity to ...

    An Avocet chick has hatched in the waterfowl collection at WWT Martin Mere Wetland Centre giving our visitors the opportunity to get up close to these birds. The avocets can be found in the aviary in the weird and wonderful part of the grounds and this is the first time they have successfully...

    05/06/2017
  28. UK to observe a minute​​'s silence for victims of the London terrorist attack alfreton

    The UK will observe a minute'sâ silence on 6 June 2017 and flags will remain at half-mast on Whitehall government ...

    The UK will observe a minute's​ silence on 6 June 2017 and flags will remain at half-mast on Whitehall government buildings. The UK will observe a minute’s silence on Tuesday 6 June 2017 at 11am in remembrance of those who lost their lives and all others affected by the attacks in London on...

    05/06/2017
  29. NSPCC advice for children following Saturday nights terror attack in London alfreton

    An NSPCC spokesperson said: "We are deeply saddened following the horrific terror attack in London. Our thoughts are with the ...

    An NSPCC spokesperson said: "We are deeply saddened following the horrific terror attack in London. Our thoughts are with the victims and families of those who have been affected. “Our advice for any child or teenager upset and anxious in light of this news is for them to talk to a trusted...

    05/06/2017
  30. PM statement following London terror attack: 4 June 2017 alfreton

    Prime Minister Theresa May gave a statement in Downing Street following the terrorist attack in London. PM statement Last ...

    Prime Minister Theresa May gave a statement in Downing Street following the terrorist attack in London. PM statement Last night, our country fell victim to a brutal terrorist attack once again. As a result I have just chaired a meeting of the government’s emergency committee and I want to...

    04/06/2017
  31. CNC officers return to their Mission alfreton

    All CNC officers are now back to their home sites now that Operation Temperer has concluded. All Civil Nuclear Constabulary ...

    All CNC officers are now back to their home sites now that Operation Temperer has concluded. All Civil Nuclear Constabulary (CNC) officers are now back to their home sites after Operation Temperer concluded and are fulfilling their Mission of protecting civil nuclear sites and nuclear material...

    02/06/2017
  32. NSPCC reveals internet role in thousands more child sex offences alfreton

    Rise in cyber-related sex crimes shows how offenders have exploited the web NSPCC demands next government introduce strict online ...

    Rise in cyber-related sex crimes shows how offenders have exploited the web NSPCC demands next government introduce strict online safety measures to protect children Internet played a role in contact offences including rape, sexual assault, and grooming The internet was used to commit an...

    01/06/2017
  33. Thousands of drivers caught despite mobile crackdown alfreton

    More than 200 drivers a day were caught using a mobile at the wheel immediately after tougher penalties for the offence came into ...

    More than 200 drivers a day were caught using a mobile at the wheel immediately after tougher penalties for the offence came into effect, figures show. UK police caught almost 6,000 drivers using their devices while driving in the four weeks after 1 March. The numbers were obtained by the...

    30/05/2017
  34. Manchester Victoria to reopen on Tuesday 30 May alfreton

    Northern has announced that rail and tram services to and from Manchester Victoria station will resume planned normal operations ...

    Northern has announced that rail and tram services to and from Manchester Victoria station will resume planned normal operations on Tuesday 30 May. The services that will resume are those provided by Northern, TransPennine Express (TPE) and Metrolink. For timetable information customers should...

    30/05/2017
  35. Girl, 16, missing from Preston alfreton

    Police are appealing for help to find a missing 16 year old girl. Charlie Stevenson was last seen in Preston city centre at ...

    Police are appealing for help to find a missing 16 year old girl. Charlie Stevenson was last seen in Preston city centre at around 3am this morning (Thursday, May 25). She has dyed blonde shoulder length hair and was last seen wearing a black jumper, black ripped jeans, a black coat with...

    28/05/2017
  36. Ramadan statement alfreton

    The Foreign Office sends best wishes to all Muslim communities observing Ramadan, in Britain and around the world. A ...

    The Foreign Office sends best wishes to all Muslim communities observing Ramadan, in Britain and around the world. A Foreign Office spokesperson said: We wish all Muslims, in the UK and around the world, ‘Ramadan Kareem’. We are proud of our strong links with the Muslim world and our...

    28/05/2017

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