2011 The Media

Hucknall has one weekly newspaper, the Hucknall Dispatch, published each Friday for more than 100 years. In 2011, the Dispatch’s celebrated chief reporter, Denis “Scoop” Robinson, retired after more than 57 years with the paper. The Nottingham Post is published six days a week. The area is served by BBC Radio Nottingham, BBC East Midlands Today and ITV Central Tonight. On several occasions in the 1990s, Hucknall enjoyed its own 28-day RSL commercial radio station - WHAM “Wonderful Hucknall AM”.

David Heathcote


Map of the area

What is Domesday?

In 1986 the BBC launched an ambitious project to record a snapshot of everyday life across the UK for future generations. A million volunteers took part…  read more here

In 2011 the BBC published the survey online and for six months invited updates to the photographs and text to celebrate the 25th anniversary.

Shortly afterwards the website was added to The National Archives’ UK Government Web Archive.

If you are reading this via UK Government Web Archive, then the original Domesday search function and contact form will not work. This is a consequence of the archiving process. See Using Domesday for more details.