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Potholes worse than ever, says motorist

09 March 2018
Potholes worse than ever, says motorist

Potholes worse than ever, says motorist

09 March 2018

A motorist says potholes near his home in Balderton are worse than ever.


Unique mat finish for new brewery's beers

02 March 2018
Unique mat finish for new brewery's beers

Unique mat finish for new brewery's beers

02 March 2018

​A trio of brewers are supplying pubs and shops across the East Midlands with their beers after just five months in production — and they have a unique selling point.


Carparks’ signs protest after fine appeal rejected

26 February 2018
Carparks’ signs protest after fine appeal rejected

Carparks’ signs protest after fine appeal rejected

26 February 2018

A motorist has been fined for displaying a ticket bought from a machine just a few yards from where he was parked — because the machine was in a different carpark.


Proud to be leading the way in reading and maths

26 February 2018
Proud to be leading the way in reading and maths

Proud to be leading the way in reading and maths

26 February 2018

A Government minister has congratulated a primary school after its results put it in the top 1% of schools nationally for reading and maths.


Planning role to be kept separate

25 February 2018
Planning role to be kept separate

Planning role to be kept separate

25 February 2018

A council that is setting up a development company insists it will keep its role as planning authority separate.


Landscape theme for this year's event

25 February 2018
Landscape theme for this year's event

Landscape theme for this year's event

25 February 2018

Landscapes In Literature is the theme at a three-day book festival that returns to Newark in July.


Gritting lorries out over the weekend as freezing temperatures forecast

23 February 2018
Gritting lorries out over the weekend as freezing temperatures forecast

Gritting lorries out over the weekend as freezing temperatures forecast

23 February 2018

Gritting teams will be out over the weekend with temperatures set to remain low.


Fast food restaurant re-opens creating 15 jobs

23 February 2018
Fast food restaurant re-opens creating 15 jobs

Fast food restaurant re-opens creating 15 jobs

23 February 2018

A fast food restaurant in Newark has re-opened and has taken on 15 new employees.


Vandalised home called a disgrace

22 February 2018
Vandalised home called a disgrace

Vandalised home called a disgrace

22 February 2018

Neighbours and councillors are calling on a housing association to tidy up an empty home that has been broken into and vandalised.


Rising to the Pi challenge

22 February 2018
Rising to the Pi challenge

Rising to the Pi challenge

22 February 2018

A maths whizz memorised Pi to 45 decimal places to win a school competition.


Motorist calls for better way to repair potholes

21 February 2018
Motorist calls for better way to repair potholes

Motorist calls for better way to repair potholes

21 February 2018

A motorist has called on council workers to improve the way they repair roads after potholes near his home opened up nine months after they were filled.


Businesswoman’s initiative to make cuppa eco-friendly

20 February 2018
Businesswoman’s initiative to make cuppa eco-friendly

Businesswoman’s initiative to make cuppa eco-friendly

20 February 2018

A café owner offering discounts to customers with a re-usable cup is hoping other businesses take up the idea.


Rufford is top spot for flood rescues

18 February 2018
Rufford is top spot for flood rescues

Rufford is top spot for flood rescues

18 February 2018

More drivers have been rescued from floodwater at the ford in Rufford than anywhere else in the country.


One-way system for Castlegate begins on Monday

17 February 2018
One-way system for Castlegate begins on Monday

One-way system for Castlegate begins on Monday

17 February 2018

A one-way system will be in place on a busy road in Newark town centre from Monday as the next phase of Severn Trent’s £60m sewer replacement scheme gets under way.


Inspectors praise leadership at improving school

16 February 2018
Inspectors praise leadership at improving school

Inspectors praise leadership at improving school

16 February 2018

Staff, pupils and parents at a village primary school are celebrating after inspectors found it had made significant improvements over the past 18 months.


Cancer patient stranded by theft

15 February 2018
Cancer patient stranded by theft

Cancer patient stranded by theft

15 February 2018

A cancer patient who relies on his car to attend hospital appointments and to look after his 91-year-old mother has been left stranded after it was stolen and crashed into a wall.


Homes plan sparks flood concerns

15 February 2018
Homes plan sparks flood concerns

Homes plan sparks flood concerns

15 February 2018

Proposals for an 18-home development on the outskirts of Southwell have been criticised by the town council’s planning committee because of concerns over flooding and the size of the proposed homes.


Ringing in a flipping tradition

14 February 2018
Ringing in a flipping tradition

Ringing in a flipping tradition

14 February 2018

A bellringer marked pancake day with a tradition that dates to medieval times.


School closed after attempted break-in

14 February 2018
School closed after attempted break-in

School closed after attempted break-in

14 February 2018

A primary school in Newark is closed following an attempted break-in that damaged its main entrance and five windows.


A1 re-opens following three-vehicle collision

12 February 2018
A1 re-opens following three-vehicle collision

A1 re-opens following three-vehicle collision

12 February 2018

The A1 northbound has fully re-opened following a collision involving three vehicles.


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