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Winter campaign by district council branded 'outstanding'

Winter campaign by district council branded 'outstanding'

Winter campaign by district council branded 'outstanding'

28 January 2020

The festive scheme, part of a Visit Newark and Sherwood initiative, hoped to boost awareness of the district's offerings over the Christmas period.


Generosity of locals heartens winter night shelter volunteers

Generosity of locals heartens winter night shelter volunteers

Generosity of locals heartens winter night shelter volunteers

12 January 2020

The Salvation Army, Newark Baptist Church, and Newark and Sherwood District Council joined forces to offer the shelter.


Schoolgirl presented with book token for winning competition

Schoolgirl presented with book token for winning competition

Schoolgirl presented with book token for winning competition

12 January 2020

A six-year-old schoolgirl was presented with a £25 book token when her colourful design was picked as the best submission.


Charity receives huge £151,100 from lottery grant to explore war history

Charity receives huge £151,100 from lottery grant to explore war history

Charity receives huge £151,100 from lottery grant to explore war history

10 January 2020

Christmas came early for the Sherwood Forest Trust charity who applied to the National Lottery Heritage Fund for a grant of £151,100.


Church welcomes New Year with ringing of bells

Church welcomes New Year with ringing of bells

Church welcomes New Year with ringing of bells

09 January 2020

Before midnight the bells were rung half-muffled to signify the dying of the old year.


Nursery delivers Santa suitcase to children

Nursery delivers Santa suitcase to children

Nursery delivers Santa suitcase to children

03 January 2020

The nursery delivered new toys to the Children’s Bereavement Centre in Newark.


'I thought I lost her as well' ­— Grieving widow appeals for help after his dog contracts tetanus

'I thought I lost her as well' ­— Grieving widow appeals for help after his dog contracts tetanus

'I thought I lost her as well' ­— Grieving widow appeals for help after his dog contracts tetanus

03 January 2020

Andrew, 67, of Newark, said his fluffy pal, Morgan, 7, was his rock after the devastating loss of his ‘absolute world’.


Raffle raises £8,000 towards first aid unit

Raffle raises £8,000 towards first aid unit

Raffle raises £8,000 towards first aid unit

02 January 2020

The draw has been made for Newark Community First Aid’s Christmas raffle, which was raising money towards a new £60,000 mobile first aid unit.


Don't start 2020 with a driving ban

Don't start 2020 with a driving ban

Don't start 2020 with a driving ban

31 December 2019

Between December 1, 2018, and January 1, 2019, Notts Police arrested 144 people on suspicion of drink driving ­— don't be a 2020 statistic.


'Yes my dear' ­— What kept a Newark couple together for 60 years

'Yes my dear' ­— What kept a Newark couple together for 60 years

'Yes my dear' ­— What kept a Newark couple together for 60 years

30 December 2019

Fate was a factor in bringing this long-standing Newark couple together.


Homeowners have Christmas get-together at meet-the-neighbours event

Homeowners have Christmas get-together at meet-the-neighbours event

Homeowners have Christmas get-together at meet-the-neighbours event

29 December 2019

It was hosted by on-site sales advisers in a bid to develop the community and encourage residents to get to know one another.


County council vice-chairman urges people to get flu jabs

County council vice-chairman urges people to get flu jabs

County council vice-chairman urges people to get flu jabs

28 December 2019

Stuart Wallace, 73, said getting the jab will help protect the young and elderly in Newark.

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POLL: Have you noticed the smell coming from Staple Quarry Landfill?

POLL: Have you noticed the smell coming from Staple Quarry Landfill?

POLL: Have you noticed the smell coming from Staple Quarry Landfill?

27 December 2019

Have you noticed the odour coming from the landfill site? Have your say in our poll here.


COURT: Thief fined after stealing miniature military figures and drink-driver banned

COURT: Thief fined after stealing miniature military figures and drink-driver banned

COURT: Thief fined after stealing miniature military figures and drink-driver banned

27 December 2019

This week's Nottingham Magistrates' Court listings have been released.


Students enjoy Christmas surprise on last day of term

Students enjoy Christmas surprise on last day of term

Students enjoy Christmas surprise on last day of term

27 December 2019

Pupils at William Gladstone Church of England Academy, Newark, had a special Christmas surprise when they arrived on the last day of term.


Parents urged to return unsafe dolls sold this Christmas after safety concerns

Parents urged to return unsafe dolls sold this Christmas after safety concerns

Parents urged to return unsafe dolls sold this Christmas after safety concerns

27 December 2019

Nottinghamshire County Council's Trading Standards team has issued a warning about the unsafe toy dolls.


Finding my inner elf at Santa’s grotto

Finding my inner elf at Santa’s grotto

Finding my inner elf at Santa’s grotto

24 December 2019

As a lover of Christmas, when the opportunity to be one of Father Christmas’s elves came about, to say I was excited is something of an understatement


Families remember lost loved ones

Families remember lost loved ones

Families remember lost loved ones

24 December 2019

The Children’s Bereavement Centre’s annual Candlelight Service was held at Newark Parish Church, and was attended by hundreds of local people.


A chance to break from the pressures of Christmas

A chance to break from the pressures of Christmas

A chance to break from the pressures of Christmas

24 December 2019

Newark-based charity Homestart ran a Christmas party for those who attend its family groups.


Nativities from the Advertiser archive

Nativities from the Advertiser archive

Nativities from the Advertiser archive

24 December 2019

The Advertiser has delved into its extensive photographic archive to find these images from a selection of nativities from around 50 years ago.


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