Platform Festival a roaring success as record amount raised for charity

Organisers have hailed this year’s Platform Festival as inspirational and heartwarming after a record sum of more than £2,000 was raised for a local cancer charity. Staged across the Students’ Union last weekend, events management society Platform raised its highest ever total of £2,173 for...

UPDATED: Students barricade and occupy the Arts Tower

UPDATE: The University sent an email round to all students on Saturday morning announcing that the occupation was over, and that out of hours access would be given to all those who had been given training later in the day. Professional offices will reopen...

Car crash on IC roundabout following police chase

A dramatic police chase this afternoon culminated in a car crash on the Netherthorpe Road roundabout. The high-speed pursuit saw four police cars, two of which were unmarked, chase a silver Vauxhall Vectra up Weston Street and onto Bolsover Street. They sped past the...