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Charlie Pope canal death prompts footbridge safety plan

Image copyright Family handout Image caption Charlie Pope was last seen in the early hours of 3 March on Whitworth Street The father of a student who fell into a canal has welcomed fencing plans…

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Brother’s death prompts defibrillator map

Image copyright Joe Robinson Image caption Joe Robinson (right) said a defibrillator was used on his older brother, but he was concerned many people might not know where their nearest device was A 15-year-old boy…



Normanton fire prompts evacuation of 100 homes

Image copyright Umaya Younis Image caption The fire broke out at about 19:00 GMT About 100 homes have been evacuated after a large fire took hold at a commercial garage in Derby. Residents are spending…


Universal credit prompts concerns over rise in food bank usage

Image caption Each applicant for emergency food bank supplies must be referred by an agency such as social services A mother-of-three who has been using food banks while she waits for her first universal credit…


Nottingham tram crash rise prompts video release

Footage has been released showing accidents and near misses with Nottingham’s trams. Tram operator, Nottingham Express Transit (NET), said there were about 40 crashes in the past year, which is an increase of 15%. Many…


‘Go home Polish’ graffiti prompts photographer’s 1,200-mile walk

Image copyright Michal Iwanowski Image caption Michal Iwanowski walked 1,200 miles from Cardiff to Poland When photographer Michal Iwanowski, 41, came across some graffiti in Cardiff that said, ‘Go home, Polish,’ he decided to take…


Lung transplant waiting list rise prompts donation plea

Image copyright NHSBT Image caption Laura Beattie, who has cystic fibrosis, is waiting for a lung transplant The number of people waiting for a lung transplant has gone up by 46% over the past five…



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