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Members left high and dry

05 November 2021
Members left high and dry

Members left high and dry

05 November 2021

When you read about the closure of the Sports Direct gym they probably imagined members to be youngish “gym bunnies” with fit bodies, says a reader.


Double standards

05 November 2021
Double standards

Double standards

05 November 2021

Not only is the government putting up National Insurance to cover care, but council tax will rise as well, writes a reader.


Funeral date

05 November 2021
Funeral date

Funeral date

05 November 2021

Now the death warrant has been signed for the Newark Library trees and their bats, can we have a date for their execution please?


Short sighted

05 November 2021
Short sighted

Short sighted

05 November 2021

Our council’s decision to chop down the trees by Newark Library is blinding in its short sightedness, says a reader.


Listen to public opinion

29 October 2021
Listen to public opinion

Listen to public opinion

29 October 2021

I read with interest letters such as those last week from J. Harding (Town Deserves Much Better) and H. Dunne (Great Benefits).


Not needed

29 October 2021
Not needed

Not needed

29 October 2021

Regarding the application for the former M&S store, does the leader of Newark and Sherwood District Council, David Lloyd, live in cloud cuckoo land?


Rare sight is most welcome

29 October 2021
Rare sight is most welcome

Rare sight is most welcome

29 October 2021

Today, I had one of my rarest of sightings for years. I had to look twice to believe what I saw ­— a real, live policeman walking the beat.


No idea

29 October 2021
No idea

No idea

29 October 2021

I really feel sorry for Sir Peter Bottomley, who was reported as saying that living on an MP’s salary of £82,000 was really grim.


Blind spot

29 October 2021
Blind spot

Blind spot

29 October 2021

Boris bikes for Newark? What a great way of getting home after a skinful in the town’s hostelries!


Town deserves much better

21 October 2021
Town deserves much better

Town deserves much better

21 October 2021

I attended the Newark and Sherwood District Council meeting. What I heard and saw was, among many other things, was really a vote along party lines.


Great benefits

21 October 2021
Great benefits

Great benefits

21 October 2021

The Conservatives of Newark and Sherwood District Council have voted to allow the removal of four mature trees next to Newark Library.


Roads needed before new-builds

21 October 2021
Roads needed before new-builds

Roads needed before new-builds

21 October 2021

With the closure of Hollowdyke Lane to through traffic it is irresponsible to build 3,800 houses and not include a relief road out of Fernwood.


Explain thought process

21 October 2021
Explain thought process

Explain thought process

21 October 2021

Two questions came to mind when I read of the plans for the former M&S store in last week’s Advertiser.


Independent probe wanted

14 October 2021
Independent probe wanted

Independent probe wanted

14 October 2021

Newark and Sherwood District Council met on Tuesday to discuss creating carparking associated with a building they sold to a developer.


Surprising result

14 October 2021
Surprising result

Surprising result

14 October 2021

I have used most of the supermarkets in our town. My observations might seem strange but are based on the cleanliness of the carparks and surrounds.


Seeking cells

14 October 2021
Seeking cells

Seeking cells

14 October 2021

What a fitting idea to bring back some of our historical artefacts to the town centre and fully open up the Town Hall and Buttermarket as a museum.


Lost patience

14 October 2021
Lost patience

Lost patience

14 October 2021

I have lost my patience with this government. When is it going to get some backbone?


Lots said, but how much will be done?

14 October 2021
Lots said, but how much will be done?

Lots said, but how much will be done?

14 October 2021

I wonder if readers understand that Cop26 (a Conference of the Parties) is the 26th version of these conferences.


Keep public transport on track

14 October 2021
Keep public transport on track

Keep public transport on track

14 October 2021

I rely on the train to see friends and family. If there wasn’t an affordable train, I wouldn’t be able to.


What is government priority?

07 October 2021
What is government priority?

What is government priority?

07 October 2021

The government claims insufficient money to continue the Universal Credit £20 supplement, but announced a 44% increase in nuclear weapons stockpile.


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