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Major changes to this year's Newark Christmas events revealed

Major changes to this year's Newark Christmas events revealed

Major changes to this year's Newark Christmas events revealed

25 October 2021

Christmas magic is set to sparkle once again in Newark Market Place this December.

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Chance to win family ticket to magical Christmas light trail

Chance to win family ticket to magical Christmas light trail

Chance to win family ticket to magical Christmas light trail

23 October 2021

Belton’s Christmas light trail is returning for its third year with a host of amazing new features­ — and you could be there on the opening night.


Popular retailer in Newark to shut up shop on Boxing Day

Popular retailer in Newark to shut up shop on Boxing Day

Popular retailer in Newark to shut up shop on Boxing Day

22 October 2021

A popular retailer in Newark has announced it will shut up shop for Boxing Day.


When a Newark park became a hub of autumn fun

When a Newark park became a hub of autumn fun

When a Newark park became a hub of autumn fun

22 October 2021

A family fun day with seasonal crafts and games was held yesterday (Thursday).


Man invites others to join him in delivering care packages to homeless

Man invites others to join him in delivering care packages to homeless

Man invites others to join him in delivering care packages to homeless

19 October 2021

A man known for his fundraising is asking people to join him in delivering care packages to the homeless.


Newark Parish Church bellringers start ringing for Gopher

Newark Parish Church bellringers start ringing for Gopher

Newark Parish Church bellringers start ringing for Gopher

17 October 2021

Bellringers at Newark Parish Church have started ringing for Gopher on Sundays from 4pm to 5pm, and will continue for the next five weeks.

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Council will continue to fund free schools meals this half term and Christmas break

Council will continue to fund free schools meals this half term and Christmas break

Council will continue to fund free schools meals this half term and Christmas break

12 October 2021

A council will continue to fund free school meals during the October half term and two-week Christmas break.

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Date for this year's Newark Christmas lights switch-on confirmed

Date for this year's Newark Christmas lights switch-on confirmed

Date for this year's Newark Christmas lights switch-on confirmed

26 September 2021

The date for this year’s Newark Christmas lights switch-on has been confirmed, coronavirus restrictions permitting.


3,000 reasons for Xmas cheer dimly viewed

3,000 reasons for Xmas cheer dimly viewed

3,000 reasons for Xmas cheer dimly viewed

16 September 2021

Plans to light up a part of Southwell with more than 3,000 Christmas lights are under way — but some councillors do not support the idea.


Pets At Home to remain closed on Boxing Day

Pets At Home to remain closed on Boxing Day

Pets At Home to remain closed on Boxing Day

16 September 2021

Pets At Home is the latest retailer to announce it will remain closed on Boxing Day to ensure staff have a relaxing break.

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John Lewis to create thousands of Christmas jobs - with free food and drink among the perks

John Lewis to create thousands of Christmas jobs - with free food and drink among the perks

John Lewis to create thousands of Christmas jobs - with free food and drink among the perks

15 September 2021

John Lewis is looking to recruit more than 7,000 people to festive job roles across the company, including at Waitrose supermarkets.


Sainsbury's and Argos to shut on Boxing Day

Sainsbury's and Argos to shut on Boxing Day

Sainsbury's and Argos to shut on Boxing Day

13 September 2021

Supermarket Sainsbury's has confirmed it will keep closed all stores on Boxing Day, including its Argos branches, to give staff a festive break.


Rail company announces sale of thousands of Christmas tickets

Rail company announces sale of thousands of Christmas tickets

Rail company announces sale of thousands of Christmas tickets

23 August 2021

A rail company that runs through Newark has advanced thousands of tickets for sale ahead of Christmas.


Charity's season of good will to start early this year with raffle

Charity's season of good will to start early this year with raffle

Charity's season of good will to start early this year with raffle

22 August 2021

Despite it being only August, a group is already selling Christmas raffle tickets as part of a major fundraising campaign.


Supermarket staff welcome Boxing Day closure

Supermarket staff welcome Boxing Day closure

Supermarket staff welcome Boxing Day closure

11 August 2021

One of the UK's largest supermarkets is set to remain closed on Boxing Day, a move being welcomed by many who say key workers deserve a break.


The virus was the show-stopper, but now panto at the Palace Theatre Newark is back

The virus was the show-stopper, but now panto at the Palace Theatre Newark is back

The virus was the show-stopper, but now panto at the Palace Theatre Newark is back

22 June 2021

Panto is making a triumphant return to the Palace Theatre Newark this Christmas with a production change. Follow this page-turner to find out what.


Nursery's superheroes save the day with donations

Nursery's superheroes save the day with donations

Nursery's superheroes save the day with donations

30 January 2021

The Bullpit Road Day Nursery youngsters managed to raise £140 from staff and parents towards their annual Christmas hamper.

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Helping marooned truckers

Helping marooned truckers

Helping marooned truckers

09 January 2021

Lorry drivers stuck in Newark didn’t go hungry on Christmas Eve thanks to those who took pity on their plight.


Children's home for vulnerable to temporarily close despite county council assuring otherwise

Children's home for vulnerable to temporarily close despite county council assuring otherwise

Children's home for vulnerable to temporarily close despite county council assuring otherwise

07 January 2021

The closure has been confirmed ­— just days after the county council issued an assurance it had no intention of shutting the facility.

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GALLERY: Here's a flavour of what you achieved in 2020

GALLERY: Here's a flavour of what you achieved in 2020

GALLERY: Here's a flavour of what you achieved in 2020

31 December 2020

I'm sure we can all agree 2020 has been one hell of a year... Take a look back on what you achieved in the most trying of times.


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