BREAKING NEWS – 25th March 2014

NUT-logoMore than a hundred schools in Nottinghamshire are set to close tomorrow due to staff striking over pensions, workload and pay. For this and more



39149Beeston Hockey Club player Sam Ward is raising money for Leukaemia and Lymphoma research by donating £50 for every league goal he scores as part of the ‘score4scan’ campaign. He was inspired to raise money for the charity after his teammate was diagnosed with cancer.


Neil WarnockForest’s hunt for new boss as Davies dumped
Nottingham Forrest’s search for a new manager continues after it was revealed Neil Warnock will not be stepping up to the role as he feels he cannot fully commit.


image-1Compensation offered due to tram work delays
Nottinghamshire County Council have approved a further £25,000 in funding for businesses that are directly affected by the tam expansion in the Beeston area.


flightA private UK satellite company ‘Inmarsat’ used a nineteenth century mathematical model and radar pings to track the missing MH370, and have assumed all passengers have been killed.


CharNo makeup selfie campaign gives Cancer Research a boost
A trend circulating Facebook has caused many people to donate money to the Cancer Research charity. £2 million was made nationally for the charity within just 48 hours, and it has raised over £8 million so far.



‘Love Where You Live’ campaign hits Nottingham
Nottingham City Council are launching the new campaign called ‘Love Where You Live’ to tackle the overflow of rubbish left by students.


photo-2Lord Coe opens new Students’ Union
The new Students’ Union building was officially opened on Wednesday by Lord Sebastian Coe. Coe was joined by Trent’s chancellor Sir Michael Parkinson.


Brockie 3Tributes flood in for GWAR’s Dave Brockie
Dave Brockie, frontman of the rock band ‘Gwar’, has been found dead in his US home at the age of 50. His band mates found his body early yesterday morning and medical examiners are yet to determine the cause of death.


NUT-logoOver 100 Nottinghamshire schools to close for one-day strike
The National Union of Teachers have organised a strike over pensions, workload and pay. Thousands of children will be missing out on a day of school and as teachers are not obliged to give any warning, schools are being left in the dark on whether to remain open.











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