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Nicola Irwin joined Iliffe Media as a digital news editor is 2021. She previously worked at MSN, the Press Association and Stoke-on-Trent daily The Sentinel. Nicola started her career as a trainee with the Chester Chronicle Group.

Yellow thunderstorm warning issued

12 August 2022
Yellow thunderstorm warning issued

Yellow thunderstorm warning issued

12 August 2022

Thunderstorms could hit on Monday as the weather breaks following what is supposed to be another hot weekend.


Energy bills could hit £4,200 in January, say experts

09 August 2022
Energy bills could hit £4,200 in January, say experts

Energy bills could hit £4,200 in January, say experts

09 August 2022

Experts talk of 'fresh shock' as predictions for January's average energy bills rocket even higher.


UK's high temperature record confirmed

28 July 2022
UK's high temperature record confirmed

UK's high temperature record confirmed

28 July 2022

The Met Office has verified the new UK temperature record seen on July 19 in Lincolnshire.


Why July's full Moon will be extra special

12 July 2022
Why July's full Moon will be extra special

Why July's full Moon will be extra special

12 July 2022

The full Moon will appear bigger and brighter in the nightsky as it occurs when it is near its closest point to the Earth.


Could you be our next apprentice journalist?

01 July 2022
Could you be our next apprentice journalist?

Could you be our next apprentice journalist?

01 July 2022

Iliffe Media, owner of Newark Advertiser and its sister titles, is opening its journalism apprentice scheme again.


G7 leaders condemn 'sham' trials that saw Aiden Aslin handed death sentence

27 June 2022
G7 leaders condemn 'sham' trials that saw Aiden Aslin handed death sentence

G7 leaders condemn 'sham' trials that saw Aiden Aslin handed death sentence

27 June 2022

World leaders have condemned the “sham” trials that saw Newark's Aiden Aslin handed a death sentence for fighting Russian forces in Ukraine.


Instagram mum from Newark transforms her garden on shoestring budget

21 June 2022
Instagram mum from Newark transforms her garden on shoestring budget

Instagram mum from Newark transforms her garden on shoestring budget

21 June 2022

A savvy mum has shared how she transformed her garden and built a stunning outdoor kitchen, for just £60.


High street plans could bring thousands of shops back into use

14 June 2022
High street plans could bring thousands of shops back into use

High street plans could bring thousands of shops back into use

14 June 2022

Forcing landlords to rent out empty high street shops could bring thousands of properties back into use, a think tank has said.


Jenrick calls for Aiden's release after death sentence ruling

09 June 2022
Jenrick calls for Aiden's release after death sentence ruling

Jenrick calls for Aiden's release after death sentence ruling

09 June 2022

MP Robert Jenrick has described a court which has sentenced Newark's Aiden Aslin to death as a Soviet-era show court.


Could you be our next apprentice journalist?

24 May 2022
Could you be our next apprentice journalist?

Could you be our next apprentice journalist?

24 May 2022

Iliffe Media, owner of Newark Advertiser and its sister titles, is opening its journalism apprentice scheme again.


See the coin to feature William's portrait to mark his 40th birthday

23 May 2022
See the coin to feature William's portrait to mark his 40th birthday

See the coin to feature William's portrait to mark his 40th birthday

23 May 2022

The Duke of Cambridge’s 40th birthday will be celebrated with a £5 coin featuring his portrait, the Royal Mint said.


Yellow weather warning as thunderstorms forecast

16 May 2022
Yellow weather warning as thunderstorms forecast

Yellow weather warning as thunderstorms forecast

16 May 2022

The Met Office has issued a yellow weather warning with thunderstorms forecast.


EuroMillions jackpot reaches £184 million

09 May 2022
EuroMillions jackpot reaches £184 million

EuroMillions jackpot reaches £184 million

09 May 2022

One lucky winner could bank a staggering £184 million on Tuesday after nobody scooped the jackpot in Friday’s EuroMililons draw.


Morrisons and EC Group make final bids for McColl's

09 May 2022
Morrisons and EC Group make final bids for McColl's

Morrisons and EC Group make final bids for McColl's

09 May 2022

Morrisons and EG Group have both tabled final offers to secure a rescue deal for collapsed retailer McColl’s.


16,000 jobs at risk as convenience store chain McColl's collapses

06 May 2022
16,000 jobs at risk as convenience store chain McColl's collapses

16,000 jobs at risk as convenience store chain McColl's collapses

06 May 2022

Convenience chain McColl’s has confirmed it will collapse into administration, putting 1,100 shop and 16,000 workers at risk.


Pharmacists want law change to deal with acute HRT shortage

26 April 2022
Pharmacists want law change to deal with acute HRT shortage

Pharmacists want law change to deal with acute HRT shortage

26 April 2022

Sajid Javid has been urged to change the law to allow pharmacists to alter prescriptions during medical shortages like the one affecting HRT products.


Could Covid lockdowns be behind hepatitis surge in children?

26 April 2022
Could Covid lockdowns be behind hepatitis surge in children?

Could Covid lockdowns be behind hepatitis surge in children?

26 April 2022

Officials are investigating a rise in cases which has led to more than 100 children needing hospital care and liver transplants for 10 children.


How will the National Insurance rise affect you?

06 April 2022
How will the National Insurance rise affect you?

How will the National Insurance rise affect you?

06 April 2022

The rise in National Insurance will be felt by people on their next payday, as they juggle rising living costs on a shrunken wage, experts have said.


No-fault divorce law comes in

06 April 2022
No-fault divorce law comes in

No-fault divorce law comes in

06 April 2022

Campaigners have heralded the biggest shake up of divorce law in half a century as a “hallelujah moment” for couples wishing to split amicably.


Pubs to open later for Platinum Jubilee

22 March 2022
Pubs to open later for Platinum Jubilee

Pubs to open later for Platinum Jubilee

22 March 2022

Pubs will be able to stay open into the early hours during the Platinum Jubilee bank holiday weekend.


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