21/02/2014 East Midlands Today


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moment. They'll be live in Kiev assessing what chance today's deal

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And now the news for the East Midlands, I'm Maurice Flynn.

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A judge has condemned a group of Nottingham Forest football fans for

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starting a fight with rival Doncaster supporters. Today four men

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were jailed ` among them a former councillor ` for their part in the

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brawl, which left a man with scars for life. Sarah Teale reports from

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Nottingham Crown Court. It started as a scuffle and ended as

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a violent mass brawl at Newark Northgate train station in April.

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Three Nottingham Forest fans returning from the Millwall game

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clashed 0 0 returning from the Millwall game

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clashed with seven donger Rovers supporters heading back from

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Brentford. Rowdy behaviour began on the journey, then one of the forest

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group rang friends the back`up, five other men turned up 0

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group rang friends the back`up, five other men turned up at the station

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intent on violence and disorder. Mayhem Institute. Fans were spitting

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at each other, shouting threats and abuse, exchanging punches and kicks

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and throwing cans and bottles. Witnesses described the scene of

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unrelenting violence between two rival groups who did not care who

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else got involved. A 20 old fan received serious facial injuries and

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will be scarred for life after a shattered bottle hit him in the

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face. It was thrown by a 54 you rolled from Newark. This was 0

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face. It was thrown by a 54 you rolled from Newark. This was him

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arriving at court today when the judge was told he was of good

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character, a father, grandfather and former councillor and charity

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worker. He was jailed for a year after admitting causing grievous

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bodily harm. Also jailed was a 40 H rolled from Coddington, the

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principal ringleader along with a 25`year`old and 31`year`old. The

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judge said it was clear that Nottingham Forest fans bore the

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brunt of the responsibility for what he called disgraceful violence. When

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sentencing he 0 0 he called disgraceful violence. When

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sentencing he said I have read reference after reference telling me

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about jewel good characters yet get drink inside you and mention

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football and you are like hooligans. A care worker who left an

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85`year`old woman with horrific bruises, has been jailed. Sarah

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Frith admitted losing her temper when the pensioner rang her buzzer

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to summon help. The care home in Codnor immediately suspended the

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worker, and called the police. Simon Hare 0

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worker, and called the police. Simon Hare has more.

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Battered and bruised, these are some of the injuries suffered by 85 to

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Edna. 0 0 of the injuries suffered by 85 to

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Edna. She had been grabbed and punched by a care worker Sarah Frith

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here at the nursing home. My mum thought she had been forgotten and

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it was 0 0 thought she had been forgotten and

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it was breakfast time so she ran the buzzer. The care worker screamed at

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my mother that she comes when she is ready, she grabbed her arm around

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the back of the neck and said stay there and you will wait until I am

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ready and she pushed her back into her wheelchair. Managers at the home

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say Sarah Frith had worked here for five years and they never had any

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problems in the past. When questioned about what had happened,

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she said she had lost it. Sarah Frith, 29, was immediately suspended

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last October and 0 Frith, 29, was immediately suspended

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last October and staff called police. Today, the daughters visited

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to tell her Sarah Frith had been jailed for 15 weeks but her mum is

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happy at the care home and doesn't want to move elsewhere. It was only

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one person, all she wanted to do was make sure this girl never worked

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with vulnerable people again. The bruising has healed but the family

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say 0 bruising has healed but the family

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say the 0 bruising has healed but the family

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say the psychological effects will remain for some time.

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The daughter and son`in`law of an elderly couple found buried in their

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back garden in Mansfield, have pleaded not guilty to murder. The

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remains of William and Patricia Wycherley were discovered in

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October. 0 0 Wycherley were discovered in

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October. The couple, who hadn't been seen for fifteen years, had been

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shot. At Nottingham Crown Court, Susan and Christopher Edwards denied

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two charges of murder. Environmentalists have told the

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government that better water management could have prevented some

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of the recent flood damage. Their advice comes as a river conservation

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project gets underway in Market Harborough. Experts say dredging is

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not always the answer, and that instead allowing rivers to follow

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their own natural 0 instead allowing rivers to follow

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their own natural course is far more effective. They will themselves

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dredge and self clean so they will remove the silt themselves, we will

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not need to interfere by making the River natural we have reintroduced a

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self`cleaning channel which will not need to be dredged.

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It's been another contentious day at the Winter Olympics for Nottingham

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Speed skater Elise Christie. Her medal hopes ended as she missed out

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on a place in the finals of the one thousand metres after being

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disqualified again, Kirsty Edwards has more.

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The crew list of sports with the finest of margins. Team`mates and

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friends have gathered for all of the races and in all three events they

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have watched her be disqualified. This was the incident that saw her

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missing out on the final. I pulled tight, blocked early, I thought she

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had stopped but she kept going. In skating everyone is trying to

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qualify. I was pretty sure she hit me from behind. Earlier crashes saw

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her subjected to abuse on social media and she was hoping to put that

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behind her today but her dreams of Olympic glory have ended in a

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nightmare. I wanted to 0 Olympic glory have ended in a

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nightmare. I wanted to bounce back and I was feeling so pumped. I

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thought this was my last chance. To have it taken away, medal or not, it

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is devastating. I will come back in four years and try again.

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Definitely. I will be working hard. That's your news and sport. Here's

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Anna with your weather. The weekend is upon us, the best of the sunshine

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will be on Saturday as it looks like it'll be a cloudy story on Sunday.

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Remaining windy throughout the weekend. We have a few showers

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around at the moment, they will fizzle out 0 0

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around at the moment, they will fizzle out as we 0

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around at the moment, they will fizzle out as we go into the first

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part of the night and it is dry with clear skies. Temperatures dropping

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to lows of 40 `` four degrees. Frost free, some grass frost in sheltered

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spots. It starts off Chile but pleasant on Saturday, lots of long

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winter sunshine in the morning. Sunny spells in the afternoon but

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more cloud and the risk of one or two 0 0

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more cloud and the risk of one or two showers. 0 0

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more cloud and the risk of one or two showers. Largely dry with highs

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of nine degrees. Sunday, more cloud, producing some rain and drizzle. The

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rain arrives Sunday night. I leave you with the Outlook.

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Outlook. Tom Shuffle knacker has the National forecast in a few seconds.

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If you remember, this time last Some rain around on Monday.

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If you remember, this time last week, we had some very vicious

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weather costing the country, the storm on Friday night. Much quieter

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this Friday night and a much quieter week. Come the weekend, the Atlantic

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is still a little fierce. We will have some wind and rain in

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