Hucknall is a town to the north of Nottingham and is famous for it's industrial links to the Nottinghamshire coal mining heritage.

She said the initial road signs which went up said it would be closed from 5pm, but this was later changed to 7am.

During the 19th and 20th centuries, coal was discovered and mined heavily throughout the Leen Valley, which includes Hucknall. This brought increased wealth to the town along with the construction of three railway lines.

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Writing on the Post's Facebook page, Jacqueline Gough-Witham said: "The traffic has been bedlam on Haydn Road. It's chaos in Hucknall."

EmmaYes Hucknall has got life as i go up misk hills every day with my dogs

Stall seats cost 6d or 9d, while balcony tickets were either 1/- or 1/3d. Hucknall's senior citizens clamoured for discounts and Mr Kemp "readily" agreed that pensioners should be admitted to the 6d seats at half-price for the 2pm Saturday screening.

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Gemma Williams, of Millbank Place, Bestwood Village, has three children who walk to the Hawthorne Primary and Nursery School, which is near the diversion route, each morning.

laurayes cos it has lds of shops and things to do

The Golden Fleece is a renowned, landmark, pub in Nottingham. Located on Mansfield Road in...

Rich All week I'd planned to take my 6 year daughter to Hucknall for her first ride on the new trams. We were really excited. The idea was to have a good look around when we got there, find all the interesting places to go & generally have a good time. The result? Well, we managed to find Safeway along the high street and we bought some grapes. Then it was back on the tram. Conclusion, don't make the same mistake as we did. Stay on the tram.

mattyes there is life in hucknall or it would not be there

On 14 February 2014 Costa Coffee opened a branch on Hucknall High Street; the store's job advert attracted over 1,300 applicants.

Independent local retailers include Lawrence Severn and Son Ltd butchers ( and SP Electronics computer services (

Ian McMurrayThere is no place like home! I moved away from Hucknall in 1997 (Got married to an American). Still live in the USA, but LOVE my trips back home to Hucknall. I get very nostalgic and if you see me walking the streets I'll be the one with the camera! I can't believe I turned into a tourist for my home town!! So did Rolls Royce really bury a Merlin engine below the weeping willow on the Tich?

TheresaI'd like to thank Paul for his sermon on behalf of the tourism grp, of which I am an alumnus. Currently doing a little guide book for my AS level English Language Coursework, so we can get people in! Of course there is life in Hucknall, and it's getting better all the time, thanks to surveys and stats finding out about what local people want.

Tony MawbeyDon't knock Hucknall I spend 50 weeks of the year in London so its nice to get 2 weeks of peace and quiet. see you at the end of July.

Rob McIntosh, route managing director for Network Rail thanked residents of Hucknall for their patience during the works.

Little Shirley's singing and dancing efforts thrilled the paying public later that evening and for the following two days, before she surrendered the screen on Thursday to Errol Flynn, Olivia de Havilland and the villainous Basil Rathbone for the pirate-themed action romp "Captain Blood," directed by Michael Curtiz "...on a lavish scale, at a cost of many thousand dollars!".

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The contiguous settlements of Butler's Hill and Westville often appear as distinct entities on maps, but are generally regarded as part of Hucknall, and are part of its historic and present-day Church of England parish, although the town itself has no civil parish council, however the identity is reinforced by being part of the post town and by being shared wards of Hucknall.

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It is the birth place of composer Eric Coates and St. Mary Magdalene Church is the burial place of Lord Byron. His daughter, Ada Lovelace, was buried next to him in 1852.

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PeteIts best function is for food shopping... apart from taht it's just where I live, there's more life outside Hucknall...

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The Warsaw Diner likes to be a bit different. Magnificent hash browns are served instead of chips...

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The Holgate Academy is on Hillcrest Drive in Beauvale, to the west of the bypass.[8] It has an athletics track.[9]

From 1295 until 1915, the town was known as Hucknall Torkard, taken from Torcard, the name of a dominant landowning family. Signs of the old name can still be seen on some of the older buildings.

It may look a little grotty but when you consider the fate of Bulwell's former equivalent, The Adelphi, you'll appreciate it a lot more.

St Mary Magdelene Church At the top end of the High Street is the Market Place. There you'll spot Hucknall library and St Mary Magdelene Church.

daniel leesi moved from hucknall 1 year ago wish i had styed i do miss it it was a great place loads to do

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The stunning 17th Century Country House is set within three acres of mature gardens within a...

The 29-year-old said: "I don't think there is a bit of Hucknall they aren't digging up at the moment. You can't drive for more than 100 meters without traffic lights, diversions and everything else.

Serving the usual delicious treats, cakes, fresh coffee and hot food, Homemade Cafe is the perfect...

Other popular shops in Hucknall are branches of Wilkinsons, Card Warehouse, Argos, B&M Bargains, Fulton's Foods, Home Bargains, Bird's Bakery (, Boots, Peacocks, Specsavers, Iceland, Aldi, Co-Operative Food, and Sainsbury's.