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Don’t waste £7.4m on a roundabout

11 June 2021
Don’t waste £7.4m on a roundabout

Don’t waste £7.4m on a roundabout

11 June 2021

The public overwhelmingly preferred a flyover scheme at the Newark cattle market island (Fly-over proposal preferred option for A46 Dualling).

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Traffic chaos

11 June 2021
Traffic chaos

Traffic chaos

11 June 2021

The organiser of the ‘Normous Newark Autojumble at the showground on Sunday clearly didn’t expect so many visitors.


Not affordable

11 June 2021
Not affordable

Not affordable

11 June 2021

So, home-owners will face hefty fines if they do not replace their old gas boilers with expensive green alternatives, which can cost £10,000+.


No slacking

11 June 2021
No slacking

No slacking

11 June 2021

Now we’re coming out of lockdown we still need to wear face masks in public and shops, wash hands and keep two metres apart.


A senseless act of cruelty

11 June 2021
A senseless act of cruelty

A senseless act of cruelty

11 June 2021

I was saddened to hear of the senseless behaviour of an owl killing at Sconce and Devon Park (Operation Sets Sights On Wildlife Shootings, June 3).


Waste of taxpayers' money

03 June 2021
Waste of taxpayers' money

Waste of taxpayers' money

03 June 2021

Once again we have Newark and Sherwood District Council wasting money, taxpayers’ money, on an expensive scheme to try to revitalise our town centre.


Time for thanks

03 June 2021
Time for thanks

Time for thanks

03 June 2021

Volunteers’ Week recognises the contribution of the millions who volunteer in communities and raises awareness of the benefits of volunteering.


Pleasant surprise

03 June 2021
Pleasant surprise

Pleasant surprise

03 June 2021

Taking advantage of the beautiful weather on Sunday, I decided to have a wander into Newark town centre and along the river.


Childhood delights

03 June 2021
Childhood delights

Childhood delights

03 June 2021

As we approach summer, we can start planning how we want to spend some time with our friends and families.


Not so smart motorways

28 May 2021
Not so smart motorways

Not so smart motorways

28 May 2021

I have always wondered if smart motorways were thought up by the Department of Transport or Highways England and approved by a Secretary of State.


Ideal solution

28 May 2021
Ideal solution

Ideal solution

28 May 2021

A stadium for Newark FC would be the perfect use for the former Lilley and Stone School site.


Get creative

28 May 2021
Get creative

Get creative

28 May 2021

I see £90,000 has been awarded for a Newark Creates project to deliver cultural activities on the high street.


With thanks

28 May 2021
With thanks

With thanks

28 May 2021

Newark Dementia Carers Group thanks Bakkavor for supporting them with refreshments at our open day.


Poor planning

28 May 2021
Poor planning

Poor planning

28 May 2021

I completely agree with Paul Baggaley. If the Bowbridge Road site is allocated for housing then I do not see how the application can be turned down.


No hope for town

28 May 2021
No hope for town

No hope for town

28 May 2021

I know Newark Town Council is doing its best, but how are we to garner any hope for the town centre with the kind of show that was put on on Sunday?


Plan not fit for purpose

20 May 2021
Plan not fit for purpose

Plan not fit for purpose

20 May 2021

Reading 87 Home Plan Deferred I was reminded of something Dwight D. Eisenhower said about planning ­— “plans are useless, but planning is essential.”


Listen to those who live in town

20 May 2021
Listen to those who live in town

Listen to those who live in town

20 May 2021

Regarding Mrs Janet Lee’s letter, I’m afraid her idea of free buses will not work.


Fraud fears

20 May 2021
Fraud fears

Fraud fears

20 May 2021

Good move from the government in saying the people who vote should have photo identification.


Dusty drive

20 May 2021
Dusty drive

Dusty drive

20 May 2021

When I travelled down Hawton Lane it was like driving through an old fashioned thick fog caused by dust coming off the building site.


Thanks for compassion

20 May 2021
Thanks for compassion

Thanks for compassion

20 May 2021

I would like to say a big thank you to the 999 service, ambulance service, and King’s Mill Hospital, Sutton-in-Ashfield.


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