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MistaJam is leaving BBC Radio 1 and Radio 1Xtra

BBC Radio 1Xtra Drivetime presenter MistaJam is leaving the BBC after 15 years on-air. He’ll be replaced by Reece Parkinson on weekday Drive whilst Charlie Hedges will take over Radio 1’s Dance Anthems on a Saturday afternoon. MistaJam first joined Radio 1Xtra in 2005 to present an overnight Thursday night show before moving on to the evening show and covering at Radio 1. He’s also presented Radio 1’s Dance Anthems for the past three years. He says: “After 15 amazing years at the BBC, I feel ...
Tags: Top, Bbc, People, Radio, Nottingham, Alerts, BBC Radio, Charlie, Reece, Mistajam, Charlie Sloth, Reece Parkinson, Radio Academy Gold, Charlie Hedges, Dance Anthems, Rickie Haywood Williams

Nottinghamshire firefighters remain at 200-tonne rubbish blaze

Firefighters expect to be at the scene of the blaze in Nottingham for a "long time".
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Nottingham rubbish fire: 200 tonnes of waste creates plume of black smoke

A plume of black smoke can be seen across Nottingham as residents are told to keep windows closed.
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Coronavirus: Lockdown theatre group takes show to Nottingham doorsteps

An arts charity, which normally performs shows in theatres, has started touring residents' doorsteps.
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Coronavirus: 'Use Scottish postcode,' test centre told visitors

Two mothers have said they were able to get a Covid-19 test in Nottingham using Scottish postcodes.
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Coronavirus: Was £10,000 student party fine too harsh?

A 19-year-old from Nottingham was handed the large penalty after his party breached Covid-19 rules.
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Coronavirus: Young people are 'the easiest to blame'

Young people in Nottingham explain how they feel about the new restrictions after a rise in coronavirus cases.
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'Multiple injuries' in Nottingham Argos store bus crash

Police say two buses hit each other before one crashed into a Nottingham branch of Argos.
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Jemima, 11, 'speechless' after NHS T-shirts raise £10,000

Jemima, from Nottingham, has raised £10,000 for the NHS with a Clap for Carers T-shirt.
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Man charged with theft of ice cream van in Nottingham

The pink super-whippy van was reported stolen and found in the early hours of Thursday by police.
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Police chase pink ice cream van through Nottingham

The "unusual getaway vehicle" made it easier for officers to spot in the night, police say.
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Redundancies at Global as Dick Stone departs

Long-serving Global executive Dick Stone is leaving the company this week after being made redundant. Dick says the current coronavirus pandemic is responsible for his departure, in a post on social media. He says: “After working here (and the companies and stations that became Global) for 33 and a half years- tomorrow is my last day and I’m being made redundant. “I find it very sad that the pandemic both lead to this situation and also has meant that the goodbye can’t be more intimate, perso...
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UK lockdown slump cut consumer carbon emissions by a quarter

Drop in spending between end of March and early July caused emissions to fall by 4.3m tonnes, study saysCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageA slump in UK consumer spending during the coronavirus lockdown has erased almost the same carbon emissions as produced by the city of Nottingham in a year, according to a new report.Carbon emissions from the UK’s main consumer industries tumbled by more than a quarter during the national coronavirus lockdown as people travelled less ...
Tags: Business, UK, Climate Change, Environment, Economics, Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Consumer Spending, Nottingham, Office For National Statistics, Coronavirus outbreak

David Jensen’s autobography to be released later this year

Former Radio Luxembourg, Capital, Smooth and BBC Radio 1 presenter David ‘Kid’ Jensen is releasing his autobiography later this year with his tales from radio and showbiz. David, or “The Kid” as he was nicknamed as a very young broadcaster, started working in radio in the 1970s. Born in Canada, David began his broadcasting career at the age of 16 in his home country, before moving to Radio Luxembourg in 1968 when he was 18. In his new book, Kid Jensen: For the Record, David shares how much h...
Tags: Europe, UK, London, Top, Bbc, People, David, Radio, Canada, Britain, Nottingham, John Peel, Kate Bush, Joanna Lumley, Richard Attenborough, Nicole

Man arrested for murder after woman dies in Nottingham car park

Police arrest man, 59, at city centre car park where Deborah Jones, 48, was pronounced deadA man has been arrested on suspicion of murder after a woman died in a car park in Nottingham city centre.Nottinghamshire police said officers were called to the Metro car park on Union Road at 11.05pm on Saturday. Continue reading...
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Murder arrest after woman dies in Nottingham car park

Deborah Jones was given CPR by paramedics but pronounced dead a short time later, police say.
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Man arrested after woman dies in Nottingham car park

The woman was given CPR by paramedics, but pronounced dead a short time later, police say.
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Coronavirus: Thieves break into pregnant NHS worker’s car

Becky Jones' car was broken into while she went for a meal in Nottingham with her boyfriend.
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Leaving Las Salesforce: Paul Smith fashions a new role at ServiceNow

No, not the Nottingham-born designer of natty suits, the former Proctor & Gamble chap who also spent time in the channel Salesforce exec veep and UK GM Paul Smith has quit to join cloud platform rival ServiceNow in the same role but for the Europe, Middle East and Africa region.…
Tags: UK, Africa, Software, Nottingham, Paul Smith, Europe Middle East, Proctor Gamble, Las Salesforce

The Quarantine Stream: ‘Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves’ is ’90s Entertainment Worth Revisiting

(Welcome to The Quarantine Stream, a new series where the /Film team shares what they’ve been watching while social distancing during the COVID-19 pandemic.) The Movie: Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves Where You Can Stream It: Hulu The Pitch: It’s Robin Hood – for the ’90s! The legendary outlaw gets an origin story full of grit and nasty details – Robin Hood literally rubs horse shit on himself at one point – but also understands how to have fun. That’s more than can be said for the many attempts ...
Tags: England, Movies, California, Robin Hood, Jerusalem, Features, Nottingham, Hulu, Ridley Scott, Alan Rickman, Bryan Adams, Robin, Kevin Costner, Christian Slater, Michael Kamen, Scott

Experts predict there are 36 contactable alien civilizations. Seriously.

Taking into account what we do know, and mixing in some assumptions about life here, a team of scientists make a prediction.Even if aliens are relatively close by, they and we'd have to be around for over 6,000 years just to chat.Our current tech will likely not allow us to communicate with anyone/thing. "The Ultimate Answer to Life, The Universe and Everything is...42!" — supercomputer Deep Thought in Douglas Adams' Hitchiker's Guide to the GalaxyThus began a grand experiment involving humans ...
Tags: Astronomy, Space, Innovation, Universe, Nottingham, Planets, University of Bristol, Drake, University of Cambridge, Extraterrestrial Life, University College London, Adams, Andrew Coates, University of Nottingham, Mullard Space Science Laboratory, Cosmos

George Floyd killing: Washington expecting biggest march yet as mourners prepare for second memorial service – live

Latest updates as the protests over the killing of George Floyd enter their second weekendStates announce police reforms after controversial tactics Protests about police brutality met with wave of police brutalityIn their own words: the protesters at the heart of America’s uprising What freedom of the press looks like in the US right now 12.15pm BST Guardian reporters in the US and around the world reflect on a week of profound unrest – and, possibly, change.Chris McGreal, Guardian US repo...
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Man injured in Nottingham 'unprovoked' axe attack

A man carrying an axe approached three men riding bikes, police say.
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The pandemic means electric scooter rentals will be allowed on the UK's public roads from June

The UK will permit electric scooter rentals on public roads from June, as it explores greener and less congested methods of urban transport during the pandemic. Transport secretary Grant Shapps said Sunday that trials of scooter rental schemes could kick off nationally from June, accelerating trials originally slated for next year. Successful trials could lead the government to update the existing laws that mean scooters are banned from public roads. But companies will need to prove the vehicl...
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Greeks marvel at Britain's Covid chaos as their lockdown lifts after 150 deaths

Still resilient after taking tough and early action, Greece can now look forward to a summer tourist season beginning in JulyCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageWhen Pavlos Pandelides realised the coronavirus pandemic was moving west, he bought a plane ticket and flew from Athens to London. He then drove north to Nottingham to collect his daughter, a student at the city’s university, before returning with her the next day to Greece. An ardent admirer of all things British...
Tags: Europe, London, Greece, World news, Britain, Athens, Nottingham, Boris Johnson, Kyriakos Mitsotakis, Coronavirus outbreak, Pavlos Pandelides, Pandelides

'I feel I've come home': can forest schools help heal refugee children?

They have a middle-class reputation, but one outdoor school near Nottingham is reconnecting disadvantaged 10-year-olds with nature and a sense of freedomWhen Kate Milman was 21, she paused her English degree at the University of East Anglia to join protests against the Newbury bypass. It was 1996, and the road was being carved out through idyllic wooded countryside in Berkshire. She took up residence in a treehouse, in the path of the bulldozers, and lived there for months. It was a revelation. ...
Tags: Family, Education, Children, Environment, Life and style, Society, Trees and forests, Schools, Nottingham, Parents and parenting, University of East Anglia, Newbury, School funding, Kate Milman

Man who starved after benefits cut off 'had pulled out own teeth'

Family provides details of Errol Graham’s fatal decline as part of court action against DWPErrol Graham, a 57-year-old grandfather who died of starvation when his benefits were cut off, had become so mentally ill that his family believe he pulled out two of his own teeth with pliers, they have revealed.Fresh details of Graham’s decline, and the traumatic impact on his relatives of his lonely death and subsequent inquest, are revealed in a witness statement filed as part of the latest phase of a ...
Tags: Health, Politics, Benefits, Society, UK News, Mental Health, Welfare, Nottingham, Graham, Errol Graham, DWPErrol Graham

Sports Documentaries to Watch Right Now

As the world of sports is shut down amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, sports fans cling to any bit of content they can find. Recently, the 2020 NFL Draft gave football fans something to cheer about, but only so many stories can be generated from an event like this. Sport has a rich history of stories involving much more than just competition. Triumph, controversy, politics, and even cultural revolution are embedded in the historical fabric of sport. The following list of documentaries and TV doc...
Tags: NFL, America, Los Angeles, Sport, Redbull, Chicago, Colombia, Netflix, Liverpool, Michael Jordan, Nottingham, Miami, South America, Espn, Detroit Red Wings, Jordan

Coronavirus: Men who stole bikes from Nottingham medics jailed

David Moran and Aaron Lancaster sold the bikes belonging to NHS staff to fuel their drug addictions.
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Leonard ‘Nipper’ Read obituary

Metropolitan police detective who brought the Kray twins to justicePosted to Leman Street in the East End of London in 1964, the police detective Leonard “Nipper” Read, who has died aged 95, was asked whether there was any reason he should not head a team to look into the activities of the Kray twins, Reggie and Ronnie. He was justifiably annoyed at the implication that he might be on their payroll.In the event his inquiry at that stage was unsuccessful: with witnesses reluctant to give evidence...
Tags: London, Crime, Police, UK News, Read, Nottingham, Boxing, Metropolitan Police, Reggie, Leonard, Kray, Nipper, East End of London, Ronnie He, Leman Street, Leonard `` Nipper