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News stories from Nottingham and beyond produced by students on the MA Magazine Journalism course at Nottingham Trent University

Meet Annie Norman, the Nottingham woman who’s changing wargaming

“I’m slowly and stealthily changing what the tabletop looks like” Wargaming is often seen as a male hobby. Fewer than 2% of players are women...

Opening old wounds – disabled Bond villains stuck in the past?

With the release of the new James Bond trailer of No time to Die, it’s almost exhausting to see that the film franchise has...

“It’s safer to keep children at home,” teachers warn

Government plans have indicated that schools could re-open as early as June 1, but what do the teachers of the East Midlands think? Plans for...

LGBTQ+ community reacts to permanent closure of Nottingham club Propaganda

Nottingham’s only remaining LGBTQ+ nightclub, Propaganda, has been forced to close its doors permanently after being unable to renew its building lease in the...

Meet the pensioners making face masks from bras

Two pensioners have begun making their own face masks using bras they received at Christmas. Phyliss Wild, 73, from Parson Cross in Sheffield, and her...

EXCLUSIVE: Nottingham professor attacks government handling of pandemic and says reports that vaccine is close are ‘unconvincing’

A Nottingham professor has criticised the government’s handling of the pandemic, claiming it ignored warnings from the SARS crisis of 2004 and that its...

High temperatures cause concerns that social distancing guidelines will be ignored

As the new social distancing guidelines have become more relaxed and people are now able to visit parks, the high temperatures set for today...

BBC 3 could soon return to TV screens – here are five of its best shows

The BBC has announced that they are hoping to bring back BBC Three as a regular TV channel, almost four years since it moved...

‘Feeling unsafe at work is the new normal’: Supermarket staff working in COVID-19

With a typical working week consisting of over 50 hours, supermarket employees have been subjected to unsafe and strenuous shifts that are mentally exhausting. Chloe...

Charities face funding shortage, claims Motor Neurone Disease Association

The Motor Neurone Disease Association has warned that charities are at risk of funding shortages as a result of the lockdown.  A fall in community...