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  • Hero leaps off bus to wrestle robber who snatched bag from pensioner in Long Eaton street

    By Nottingham Post at 07:31 on 15/01/13
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    TWO men chased and wrestled with a robber who snatched a bag from an elderly woman in the street. One of the men dashed off a bus when he saw the attacker send his victim sprawling to the ground. Police want to speak to the other man because he had left the scene by the time officers arrived. The have-a-go heroes got the bag back but the robber broke free and fled and is now being hunted. The 79-year-old victim was walking in...
  • Gritters will be out this weekend

    By sarahlnewall at 15:40 on 04/12/12
    Gritters out this weekend
    GRITTER drivers at Derbyshire County Council are gearing up for a busy weekend ahead as winter weather sets in. With freezing temperatures forecast and the possibility of some snow on higher ground in the days ahead, gritter drivers will be on standby around the clock to help keep the county's roads clear. Mike Ashworth, Derbyshire County Council's deputy director for environmental services , said: "It's been a busy week on the...
  • Bus firm says tram roadworks have 'decimated' Long Eaton service

    By Nottingham Post at 09:23 on 08/11/12
    Heavy lifting:  The Appitrack machine, which will start to lay  the first section of the new tracks.
    A NOTTS bus company says it its Long Eaton service has been "decimated" by "horrendous" delays caused by roadworks for the new tramline and other services. Premiere has said the time it takes its Red 5 service to travel between Nottingham and Long Eaton has doubled, with tram works on the route causing the "most disturbance". The service is now running every 20 minutes during the day instead of every...
  • Less frequent but Long Eaton bus will be on time

    By Nottingham Post at 07:30 on 06/11/12
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    A BUS service to Long Eaton has been cut. Premiere Travel has reduced the frequency of its Red 5 service from Nottingham to Long Eaton and New Sawley from every ten minutes during peak times to every 20 minutes. A spokesman said: "Feedback from our customers is that they would much prefer the timetable to be less frequent, but if we had longer layovers at each end of the route at least trips would leave the terminus on time. ...
  • Highways Agency update Monday 22 to Sunday 28 October

    By sarahlnewall at 15:45 on 19/10/12
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    A WEEKLY summary of roadworks in Derbyshire between Monday 22 and Sunday 28 October is detailed below. A38 Alfreton Between Monday 22 and Saturday 27 October there will be various overnight lane closures on both carriageways for bridge inspection works. The closures will be in place from 9pm to 6am each night.

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