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Town falls silent for 100th Armistice Day

Town falls silent for 100th Armistice Day

Town falls silent for 100th Armistice Day

11 November 2019

Earlier today, residents gathered at Newark Market Place to commemorate those who died in conflict.


Remembrance 2019: Newark's poignant parade in pictures

Remembrance 2019: Newark's poignant parade in pictures

Remembrance 2019: Newark's poignant parade in pictures

10 November 2019

Veterans and members of the modern day Armed Forces closed ranks on Sunday for Newark's Remembrance Day.


Tribute at Cenotaph

Tribute at Cenotaph

Tribute at Cenotaph

09 November 2019

A blind veteran is set to march at the Cenotaph in London on Remembrance Sunday.


District councillor and former soldier Johno Lee to battle for Bolton South East seat in pre-Christmas General Election

District councillor and former soldier Johno Lee to battle for Bolton South East seat in pre-Christmas General Election

District councillor and former soldier Johno Lee to battle for Bolton South East seat in pre-Christmas General Election

08 November 2019

Former soldier who harboured dreams of standing for Parliament after losing a leg in Afghanistan has been chosen as a candidate in General Election.

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Memorial bench to be unveiled by former Air Chief Marshal

Memorial bench to be unveiled by former Air Chief Marshal

Memorial bench to be unveiled by former Air Chief Marshal

03 November 2019

The bench, made by a local craftsman, replaces one that was installed in 1994.


Museum remembers wartime efforts of oilmen who drilled without the Nazi's knowing

Museum remembers wartime efforts of oilmen who drilled without the Nazi's knowing

Museum remembers wartime efforts of oilmen who drilled without the Nazi's knowing

01 November 2019

The operation was described by the then Prime Minister, Winston Churchill, as one of the best-kept secrets of the time.


GALLERY: Poignant service of remembrance for All Souls' Day at Newark Cemetery

GALLERY: Poignant service of remembrance for All Souls' Day at Newark Cemetery

GALLERY: Poignant service of remembrance for All Souls' Day at Newark Cemetery

28 October 2019

The annual All Souls' Day, a traditional commemoration in Poland, allows families to place lit candles on the graves of their loved ones.


All Souls' Day comes to Newark Cemetery on Sunday to commemorate Polish Servicemen

All Souls' Day comes to Newark Cemetery on Sunday to commemorate Polish Servicemen

All Souls' Day comes to Newark Cemetery on Sunday to commemorate Polish Servicemen

25 October 2019

All Souls’ Day is a traditional commemoration in Poland that sees families place lit candles on the graves of their loved ones.


A true friend of Poland: Newark airman instrumental in Warsaw Uprising thanked by thousands of Poles

A true friend of Poland: Newark airman instrumental in Warsaw Uprising thanked by thousands of Poles

A true friend of Poland: Newark airman instrumental in Warsaw Uprising thanked by thousands of Poles

24 October 2019

Jim Auton, 95, of Newark, has been called a true friend of Poland and thanked by thousands of Poles for his bravery.


District council recognised for its care of Armed Forces' personnel and veterans

District council recognised for its care of Armed Forces' personnel and veterans

District council recognised for its care of Armed Forces' personnel and veterans

22 October 2019

The silver status award in the Defence Employer Recognition Scheme was announced at a district council policy and finance committee.


Memorial tree marks 75th anniversary of WWII operation by remembering airmen and soldiers

Memorial tree marks 75th anniversary of WWII operation by remembering airmen and soldiers

Memorial tree marks 75th anniversary of WWII operation by remembering airmen and soldiers

14 October 2019

Airmen and soldiers who took part in Operation Market Garden during WWII are being remembered.

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Cromwell Weir tragedy to be marked

Cromwell Weir tragedy to be marked

Cromwell Weir tragedy to be marked

24 September 2019

A memorial service is to be held on Saturday.

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Arnhem remembered in exhibition

Arnhem remembered in exhibition

Arnhem remembered in exhibition

24 September 2019

The Arnhem75 exhibition in St Vincent’s Church, Caythorpe, notes the special bond forged between Airborne Divisional Signals and Caythorpe.


Operation Sceptre aims to boost knife amnesty

Operation Sceptre aims to boost knife amnesty

Operation Sceptre aims to boost knife amnesty

13 September 2019

The operation will run from September 16 to 22.


Town marks Battle of Britain anniversary

Town marks Battle of Britain anniversary

Town marks Battle of Britain anniversary

09 September 2019

The 79th anniversary of the Battle of Britain took place on Sunday, with a parade through town, a wreath-laying ceremony and a church service.


79th Anniversary of the Battle of Britain to be celebrated

79th Anniversary of the Battle of Britain to be celebrated

79th Anniversary of the Battle of Britain to be celebrated

03 September 2019

It will entail a parade, wreath-laying ceremony and a service in Newark Parish Church.


Centenary celebration of Newark receiving 30-tonne war tank trophy

Centenary celebration of Newark receiving 30-tonne war tank trophy

Centenary celebration of Newark receiving 30-tonne war tank trophy

13 August 2019

Wednesday marks 100 years since Newark was awarded the relic World War One tank for the town's contribution in the war effort.


Edward received French medal for war heroics

Edward received French medal for war heroics

Edward received French medal for war heroics

11 August 2019

Edward Thompson, has been awarded the rank of Chevalier in the Ordre National de la Légion d’Honneur for his heroic acts during the D-Day landings.


Last chance to surrender firearms in police initiative

Last chance to surrender firearms in police initiative

Last chance to surrender firearms in police initiative

03 August 2019

The public will be able to surrender their firearms until tomorrow (Sunday) to prevent guns falling into the hands of criminals.


Police demand 'over capacity' as report identifies need for officers

Police demand 'over capacity' as report identifies need for officers

Police demand 'over capacity' as report identifies need for officers

16 July 2019

Research commissioned by Notts PCC, Paddy Tipping, warned hundreds of police officers are needed by 2023 to meet growing pressures.


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