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Life's too precious to put at risk

05 August 2021
Life's too precious to put at risk

Life's too precious to put at risk

05 August 2021

Seeing the photo of the young lad splashing about in the ‘safe’ shallows of the Trent at Farndon brought back memories of August 20, 1962.


Lower limit queried

05 August 2021
Lower limit queried

Lower limit queried

05 August 2021

I was slightly bemused to see that a 40mph trial had been introduced on the A616 through Little Carlton.


No case for station relocation

30 July 2021
No case for station relocation

No case for station relocation

30 July 2021

Regarding the relocation of Newark Police Station, when this was first mooted, the chief constable said a move would save around £100,000 a year.


Policies demand more green space

30 July 2021
Policies demand more green space

Policies demand more green space

30 July 2021

I remember with fondness, my father taking me in the 1960s to watch cricket at Worthington Simpson’s.


In good hands

30 July 2021
In good hands

In good hands

30 July 2021

I had the misfortune of having to go to Newark Hospital early on Saturday morning with a possible fracture.


Two sides

30 July 2021
Two sides

Two sides

30 July 2021

One regularly reads of customer-facing staff in a business getting abuse from members of the public. I can only concur, this is wrong.


Expand coffee choice

30 July 2021
Expand coffee choice

Expand coffee choice

30 July 2021

Having read how Greggs are to leave the Governor’s House, why don’t the building’s owners welcome another brand to the town?


Bravery will not be forgotten

22 July 2021
Bravery will not be forgotten

Bravery will not be forgotten

22 July 2021

People do not forget acts of bravery. Fountain Gardens is named for the small drinking fountain that stands nearby and commemorates one such act.


Hopes of detailed carpark review

22 July 2021
Hopes of detailed carpark review

Hopes of detailed carpark review

22 July 2021

In 2019, David Lloyd asked for agenda item London Road Carpark Extension Options to be withdrawn, citing the need for a wider car parking review.


Show we care

22 July 2021
Show we care

Show we care

22 July 2021

In response to D. Hinchley’s letter (Do Your Job, July 15) migrant is a horrible word and easy to use as it classes people into a mass group.


Mask plea

22 July 2021
Mask plea

Mask plea

22 July 2021

With restrictions lifted may I use your newspaper to make a plea for people to continue wearing face masks.


Heritage idea

22 July 2021
Heritage idea

Heritage idea

22 July 2021

It is a real shame that the historic Governor’s House in Newark Market Place looks like it is going to be empty.


Town deserves much better

15 July 2021
Town deserves much better

Town deserves much better

15 July 2021

A letter to Robert Jenrick: Under your stewardship this country appears to have lost all traces of a planning policy that benefits communities.


Protect our trees

15 July 2021
Protect our trees

Protect our trees

15 July 2021

It is with great sadness that I read of the proposed felling of trees next to library in Newark town centre in order to create yet another carpark.


Do your job

15 July 2021
Do your job

Do your job

15 July 2021

On Saturday, July 4, more than 200 migrants were rescued and brought to our shores.


Great job

15 July 2021
Great job

Great job

15 July 2021

Well done to everyone involved in organising Newark Book Festival.


Keep the masks

15 July 2021
Keep the masks

Keep the masks

15 July 2021

Robert Jenrick said he would most likely not be wearing a face mask once restrictions are eased. I suggest this is sending out the wrong message.


Sorry Fiasco

15 July 2021
Sorry Fiasco

Sorry Fiasco

15 July 2021

Having seen the mis-handling of the Flowserve site by the district council, my mind turns to the social club and the sports played on the site.


Contradictory council policy

09 July 2021
Contradictory council policy

Contradictory council policy

09 July 2021

I was interested to read Michael Knapton’s letter in relation to the council’s proposal to remove four mature trees to extend the London Road carpark.


Keep cool

09 July 2021
Keep cool

Keep cool

09 July 2021

I have noticed in hot spells dog owners dragging their dogs about in the heat of the day, without any water to drink.


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