LOCAL HEROES HONOURED
Dec24

LOCAL HEROES HONOURED

Winners of Nottingham City Council’s 2008 Proud of You Awards are to be guests of the Lord Mayor at the Council House next week. The awards, run in association with Trent FM and Boots, reward the stars in our communities and recognise the good work that they do. Local people nominated individuals or groups who have gone out of their way to make a positive contribution to Nottingham and its residents. All the winners and a nominated...

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Fireball car rescue by sports star
Dec24

Fireball car rescue by sports star

A QUICK-thinking former ice-hockey star from Hucknall has been hailed a hero after rescuing a pensioner from his car – seconds before it turned into a fireball. Eighty-six-year-old Jack Tiplady was driving through Rainworth completely unaware that smoke was pouring from his car. But Marc Twaite, who once played for Nottingham Panthers, spotted the problem and chased Mr Tiplady’s Rover for 300 yards to a traffic island. Marc...

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