Colin Slater: Notts County Hero John Mounteney Was Faithful to

15 days ago
Colin Slater: Notts County hero John Mounteney was faithful to. FOLLOWING the death of John Mounteney, I suggest we celebrate John's faithfulness. Utterly faithful, and devoted, to Daphne throughout nearly 50 years of marriage and faithful, too, to the wider family. Faithful to a wide circle of friends, as many of us can bear witness. Faithful to the highest principles during a long and distinguished business career. Faithful to the city of Nottingham in which he was born, educated and worked. Faithful over many years to a cause so very dear to his heart, Notts... -> Read more at Nottingham Post

Garry Birtles: The Clough Legacy Lives on at Forest Through

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Garry Birtles: The Clough legacy lives on at Forest through. STUART Pearce has said many encouraging things since taking over as Nottingham Forest manager, but a few words stood out last week. He says he does not feel as though he lives in the shadow of Brian Clough. Instead, he feels as though he walks alongside him. Pearce says he feels as though he represents Clough, now that he is the manager of the club. There are many of us former players who feel exactly that way; there is part of you that carries on his legacy, just by continuing and maintaining all... -> Read more at Nottingham Post

Talented Isle Teen Carries Away Top Art Trophy

16 days ago
Talented Isle teen carries away top art trophy. Her passion for painting has won an Isle teenager national recognition... -> Read more at Gainsborough Standard

Burley Road in Oakham to Close for Resurfacing

42 days ago
Burley Road in Oakham to close for resurfacing. A major town centre route and car park will be closed for several days next week while a council carries out resurfacing work... -> Read more at Rutland Times

Roadworks to Cause Delays in Stamford

11 days ago
Roadworks to cause delays in Stamford. Drivers will face delays in Stamford next week as several streets close while the county council carries out road repairs... -> Read more at Rutland & Stamford Mercury

Police Urge Home Owners to be Vigilant Following Spate of

49 days ago
Police urge home owners to be vigilant following spate of. POLICE are encouraging home owners to keep their property secure following a number of burglaries over the weekend. Calls were received from Allestree, Alvaston and Long Eaton between Friday and today where break-ins had happened. In Long Eaton, one homeowner had the car keys taken from inside his home and the car taken from off the drive. Safer neighbourhood policing teams will be heading out on patrols in each area and are encouraging homeowners to increase their security to help protect their... -> Read more at Derby Telegraph

Stoke v Leicester City: We Need to Start Converting Encouraging

10 days ago
Stoke v Leicester City: We need to start converting encouraging. Nigel Pearson has admitted his Leicester City side need to start converting their encouraging displays into victories. City travel to Stoke tomorrow (3.0) still searching for their first Premier League win of the season. They have picked up two points from their opening three games, which were all tough encounters against Everton, Chelsea and Arsenal, and Pearson said his side can take great confidence from the way they have performed so far. He is confident the wins will come if his players... -> Read more at Leicester Mercury

Retford: Appeal for Information on Local Trader

36 days ago
Retford: Appeal for information on local trader. Nottinghamshire County Council Trading Standards are appealing for information from residents who have used a Retford trader who carries out guttering and roofing services... -> Read more at Gainsborough Standard

Charity Cycle Ride Inspired by Northampton Uncle Carries on Despite Theft of Bag

3 days ago
Charity cycle ride inspired by Northampton uncle carries on despite theft of bag. A cyclist taking part in a charity bike ride in memory of his uncle has had a bag containing a camera and personal items stolen by thieves... -> Read more at Northampton Chronicle

Two Years in Prison for Having Stun Gun

47 days ago
Two years in prison for having stun gun. A "show-off" who bought a stun gun disguised as a torch told a judge: "It was the biggest mistake of my life. "Zbigniew Cepiga said he had no idea such a weapon was illegal or that it carries a minimum five-year jail term. The 29-year-old went into the witness box at Leicester Crown Court to try and persuade the judge there were exceptional mitigating circumstances in his case. He said: "I got it from a Slovakian guy, on the street in Belgrave Gate, for £30."I... -> Read more at Leicester Mercury

Madsen Century Carries Derbyshire CCC to Back-to-back Wins

57 days ago
Madsen century carries Derbyshire CCC to back-to-back wins. A SECOND successive century from Wayne Madsen steered Derbyshire to a second Royal London One-Day Cup win in two days. The Falcons beat Leicestershire by seven wickets with 29 balls to spare at Grace Road to follow their 136-run defeat of Hampshire the previous day. There was a five-wicket haul for Mark Footitt as Derbyshire restricted Leicestershire to 248-8 after the Foxes had won the toss and Madsen (105 not out) saw his side to their target at 251-3 in 45.1 overs. Shivnarine Chanderpaul was... -> Read more at Derby Telegraph

Paul Hurst Tight-lipped on Whether Toto Nsiala Will Start for

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Paul Hurst tight-lipped on whether Toto Nsiala will start for. PAUL Hurst refuses to be drawn on whether Toto Nsiala will make his long-awaited Grimsby Town debut this evening. The Mariners welcome Nuneaton to Blundell Park for the opening home clash of the new campaign (7.45pm). And after sitting out Saturday's draw at Bristol Rovers, big centre-half Nsiala is fit, available and raring to pull on a Town shirt in front of the home faithful. However, his boss has hinted that Andrew Boyce and Chris Doig's performances at the Memorial Stadium could ensure they... -> Read more at Grimsby Telegraph

Age UK Event in Oakham Gains Befriending Recruits

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Age UK event in Oakham gains befriending recruits. A conference aimed at encouraging more people to befriend the elderly and vulnerable has succeeded in enlisting 18 new recruits... -> Read more at Rutland Times

Flushing Success for Sewer Campaign

22 days ago
Flushing success for sewer campaign. A campaign event encouraging people not to put the wrong things down sinks and toilets arrived in Skegness last week... -> Read more at Skegness Standard

Leicester City Fans Go Home Happy After Four Goal Thriller

37 days ago
Leicester City fans go home happy after four goal thriller. Leicester City fans went home happy today after a well-earned draw with Premier League high-flyers Everton. The Foxes faithful were in a positive mood after a late goal from Kiwi striker Chris Wood clinched a 2-2 draw. The game, which was watched by a sellout crowd of 31,603, was City's first match in the top flight for a decade. Kerry Thomson, of Beaumont Leys, who has been a season ticket holder for 28 years, was delighted with the point and the performance. Speaking to the Mercury at the ground... -> Read more at Leicester Mercury

Search for Your War Ancestors at Hinckley Library Event

20 days ago
Search for your war ancestors at Hinckley Library event. A Leicestershire County Council scheme, supported by the Heritage Lottery Fund, A Century of Stories is encouraging people to look at their own links with those who were involved in the conflict -> Read more at Hinckley Times

Leicester City Fans Go Home Happy After Four Goal Thriller Againt

37 days ago
Leicester City fans go home happy after four goal thriller againt. Leicester City fans went home happy today after a well-earned draw with Premier League high-flyers Everton. The Foxes faithful were in a positive mood after a late goal from Kiwi striker Chris Wood clinched a 2-2 draw. The game, which was watched by a sellout crowd of 36,603, was City's first match in the top flight for a decade. Kerry Thomson, of Beaumont Leys, who has been a season ticket holder for 28 years, was delighted with the point and the performance. Speaking to the Mercury at the ground... -> Read more at Leicester Mercury

Contest Launched to Find the Next Young Entrepreneurs

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Contest launched to find the next young entrepreneurs. Business leaders have joined forces to launch a competition for young people aimed at encouraging enterprise and entrepreneurship... -> Read more at Rutland & Stamford Mercury

Residents are Encouraged to Remember Home Security During the Hot Weather Spell and Holiday Season

49 days ago
Residents are encouraged to remember home security during the hot weather spell and holiday season. Police are encouraging home owners to keep their property secure to prevent being targeted by criminals. -> Read more at Derbyshire Constabulary

Lights out to Remember Our Dark History

54 days ago
Lights out to remember our dark history. A national Lights Out event will take place on Monday as part of the commemorations of The Great War and Nottinghamshire County Council are encouraging residents to get involved... -> Read more at Eastwood Advertiser

TV Star to Attend One-off Awards Event

16 days ago
TV star to attend one-off awards event. Entreprenuer and television personality Saira Khan is encouraging businesses from her local area of Erewash to enter a special set of awards to honour and celebrate excellence... -> Read more at Ilkeston Advertiser

County Council Score Green Apple Award

27 days ago
County council score Green Apple award. Work in Lincolnshire schools encouraging pupils to become more environmentally friendly has been recognised in a national campaign to find Britain’s greenest companies, councils and communities. -> Read more at Skegness Standard

World War I Remembered in Rippingale Author's Novel

52 days ago
World War I remembered in Rippingale author's novel. A novel set during the First World War encouraging readers to remember those involved has been written by a Rippingale author... -> Read more at Grantham Journal

Corby Guitarist Holds Singing Events for Children

2 days ago
Corby guitarist holds singing events for children. A talented musician from Corby is encouraging local children to learn through song and stories... -> Read more at Northamptonshire Telegraph

£1,000 Prize for Ladies Classic

29 days ago
£1,000 prize for Ladies Classic. A major darts event is being held at The Blues Club in North Street, Gainsborough on September 30 and Market Rasen’s Julie Lambie is encouraging ladies to take part... -> Read more at Market Rasen Mail