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Breakaway Battle of Britain ceremony takes flight

Breakaway Battle of Britain ceremony takes flight

Breakaway Battle of Britain ceremony takes flight

15 September 2020

Newark’s Battle of Britain commemorations were cancelled in their traditional form of a parade involving veterans.


Civil dignitaries commemorate 80th anniversary of Battle of Britain in low-key event

Civil dignitaries commemorate 80th anniversary of Battle of Britain in low-key event

Civil dignitaries commemorate 80th anniversary of Battle of Britain in low-key event

15 September 2020

Civic dignitaries gathered at the war memorial by Newark Parish Church on Sunday.


75th anniversary of VJ Day marked

75th anniversary of VJ Day marked

75th anniversary of VJ Day marked

15 August 2020

Veterans attended a wreath-laying ceremony at Newark war memorial this morning (Saturday) to remember the fallen.


VJ Day commemoration in Newark cancelled due to covid spike

VJ Day commemoration in Newark cancelled due to covid spike

VJ Day commemoration in Newark cancelled due to covid spike

12 August 2020

A minute's silence for VJ Day was due to be held in the Market Place on Saturday.


Last survivor of final Navy vessel sunk in WW2 speaks of experiences

Last survivor of final Navy vessel sunk in WW2 speaks of experiences

Last survivor of final Navy vessel sunk in WW2 speaks of experiences

02 August 2020

As VJ Day looms, the last survivor of the final Royal Naval vessel sunk in the second world war recalls the experience that nearly took his life.


GALLERY: Spectacular shots of Red Arrows display captured over Newark

GALLERY: Spectacular shots of Red Arrows display captured over Newark

GALLERY: Spectacular shots of Red Arrows display captured over Newark

01 July 2020

Spectacular shots of the display were captured on Tuesday from the side of the River Trent at around midday.


RAF veteran's clothing line spreads cheer among front line workers

RAF veteran's clothing line spreads cheer among front line workers

RAF veteran's clothing line spreads cheer among front line workers

24 May 2020

Help For Heroes asked a Newark RAF veteran to develop a new clothing item for its 2020 Designed By Heroes range.

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GALLERY: A look back at 50th anniversary of VE Day in Newark and Sherwood

GALLERY: A look back at 50th anniversary of VE Day in Newark and Sherwood

GALLERY: A look back at 50th anniversary of VE Day in Newark and Sherwood

08 May 2020

Street parties galore marked the 50th anniversary of Victory in Europe Day in May, 1995.


Newark Air Museum closes due to coronavirus lockdown

Newark Air Museum closes due to coronavirus lockdown

Newark Air Museum closes due to coronavirus lockdown

19 March 2020

Newark Air Museum has been closed until further notice due to the coronavirus pandemic.


Appeal to locate memorial to soldier who died fighting in Zulu war

Appeal to locate memorial to soldier who died fighting in Zulu war

Appeal to locate memorial to soldier who died fighting in Zulu war

10 March 2020

A man wants to trace a memorial to a fallen Newark soldier from the worst defeat suffered by the British Army during the Victorian era.


RAF street naming campaign takes off

RAF street naming campaign takes off

RAF street naming campaign takes off

03 March 2020

A mission to have a wartime hero immortalised is taking off.


Tribute to 41 wartime factory bomb victims

Tribute to 41 wartime factory bomb victims

Tribute to 41 wartime factory bomb victims

01 March 2020

An annual commemoration will take place to mark the 79th anniversary of the second world war bombing of the Ransome and Marles bearings factory.


Do you have any memories of VE Day?

Do you have any memories of VE Day?

Do you have any memories of VE Day?

29 February 2020

The Advertiser is looking to speak to those who remember the VE Day celebrations as part of a 75th anniversary supplement.


Poppy Appeal stalwart’s award

Poppy Appeal stalwart’s award

Poppy Appeal stalwart’s award

22 February 2020

The Rotary Club of Sherwood Forest presented its annual Robin Hood Award for services to the community to an Army veteran.


Topping up funds for Newark patriots

Topping up funds for Newark patriots

Topping up funds for Newark patriots

21 February 2020

Instead of just throwing away bottle tops, you can save them to help make a difference to Newark’s veterans.


Church full for wartime pilot’s ultimate flight

Church full for wartime pilot’s ultimate flight

Church full for wartime pilot’s ultimate flight

19 February 2020

RAF personnel came to attention as the coffin of a daring second world war Wellington bomber pilot was carried into a village church.


RAF hero could be honoured in Poland

RAF hero could be honoured in Poland

RAF hero could be honoured in Poland

11 February 2020

A campaign has been launched to name a street in Warsaw after the second world war heroes who fought to keep resistance fighters supplied.


Hundreds pay respects to second world war hero

Hundreds pay respects to second world war hero

Hundreds pay respects to second world war hero

06 February 2020

It was feared the funeral of Jim Auton, hero of the Warsaw Uprising, would be poorly attended, but hundreds turned out to pay their respects.


Date set for war hero’s funeral

Date set for war hero’s funeral

Date set for war hero’s funeral

29 January 2020

The funeral of a Newark war hero takes place on Thursday, February 6, at Newark Parish Church.

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Rendering plant poses a flight risk

Rendering plant poses a flight risk

Rendering plant poses a flight risk

27 January 2020

An MP is concerned that a tribute to world war two Lancaster bomber crews could be blighted by an animal rendering plant.


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