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Council pledges to continue cost-of-living support

Council pledges to continue cost-of-living support

Council pledges to continue cost-of-living support

22 February 2024

A council has said it is committed to doing all it can to support residents with the rising cost of living, while maintaining its vital services.


Multi-million pound property to provide shelter and support for the homeless

Multi-million pound property to provide shelter and support for the homeless

Multi-million pound property to provide shelter and support for the homeless

22 February 2024

New temporary housing for people experiencing homelessness is set to welcome residents four weeks ahead of schedule.

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Bidding to break the cycle of homelessness

Bidding to break the cycle of homelessness

Bidding to break the cycle of homelessness

22 February 2024

A new strategy has been drawn up to try to tackle the district’s homelessness and rough sleeping issues.

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Petition to reinstate hospital’s overnight urgent care service surpasses 1,000 signatures

Petition to reinstate hospital’s overnight urgent care service surpasses 1,000 signatures

Petition to reinstate hospital’s overnight urgent care service surpasses 1,000 signatures

22 February 2024

A petition demanding that the overnight urgent care service is reinstated for Newark Hospital has attracted more than more than 1,000 signatures.


Solar farm comments spark concern from MP

Solar farm comments spark concern from MP

Solar farm comments spark concern from MP

22 February 2024

A councillor’s “reluctance to oppose” to a solar farm has raised concerns for an MP, who claims residents are “almost universally” against the plan.

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Statues to return to glory after being vandalised

Statues to return to glory after being vandalised

Statues to return to glory after being vandalised

22 February 2024

A business is restoring historic statues free of charge after it being vandalised at a popular park.

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Man dies after crash on A1

Man dies after crash on A1

Man dies after crash on A1

21 February 2024

A 36-year-old man has died following a crash.


Church tower walls to be restored thanks to over £60,000 in funding

Church tower walls to be restored thanks to over £60,000 in funding

Church tower walls to be restored thanks to over £60,000 in funding

21 February 2024

A 15th century church has received over £60,000 to restore its tower.


MP ‘glad’ to see £427 million grant fund for farmers

MP ‘glad’ to see £427 million grant fund for farmers

MP ‘glad’ to see £427 million grant fund for farmers

21 February 2024

Newark MP Robert Jenrick has welcomed new grants for farmers, in the largest package ever offered by the government.


Road is now clear after broken down car recovered

Road is now clear after broken down car recovered

Road is now clear after broken down car recovered

21 February 2024

A third delay has hit the A1 in under 24 hours.


Empowering young voices: Nottinghamshire youth shares insight from mental health events

Empowering young voices: Nottinghamshire youth shares insight from mental health events

Empowering young voices: Nottinghamshire youth shares insight from mental health events

21 February 2024

Children and young people from Nottingham and Nottinghamshire participated in two mental health events during Children’s Mental Health Week.


Independent shop to close

Independent shop to close

Independent shop to close

21 February 2024

An independent gift shop is closing doors in the town centre after eight years of trading.


Community effort aims to clear river banks

Community effort aims to clear river banks

Community effort aims to clear river banks

21 February 2024

Over 40 sacks of litter and harmful rubbish were cleared from the banks of the River Trent by the community.

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Debate over future of HS2 land as Independents call for it to be sold off

Debate over future of HS2 land as Independents call for it to be sold off

Debate over future of HS2 land as Independents call for it to be sold off

21 February 2024

Land once bought for the HS2 rail project should now be sold off by the county council, it has been argued.


No meaningful progress made to improve safety at troubled prison, inspectors find

No meaningful progress made to improve safety at troubled prison, inspectors find

No meaningful progress made to improve safety at troubled prison, inspectors find

21 February 2024

A review of a prison plagued by drugs, self-harm, lack of regime and poor healthcare has revealed little improvement has been made on these issues.

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Taste test reveals which of our fish and chip shops serves the best chips

Taste test reveals which of our fish and chip shops serves the best chips

Taste test reveals which of our fish and chip shops serves the best chips

21 February 2024

There’s nothing like a fresh bag of chips — but which Newark chippy does them best? We tried all 11 to find out.

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Popular soft play centre closes temporarily

Popular soft play centre closes temporarily

Popular soft play centre closes temporarily

20 February 2024

A play centre in Newark is closing temporarily as it goes under refurbishment to make the space brighter, bigger and better.


Lorry full of beer crashes into ditch

Lorry full of beer crashes into ditch

Lorry full of beer crashes into ditch

20 February 2024

A lorry full of beer crashed into a ditch.


Patient encourages others to ask for Newark hospital

Patient encourages others to ask for Newark hospital

Patient encourages others to ask for Newark hospital

20 February 2024

A patient who chose to have a planned operation at Newark Hospital is encouraging others to ‘Ask for Newark’ due to the quality care she received.


Call for younger people to get involved in politics

Call for younger people to get involved in politics

Call for younger people to get involved in politics

20 February 2024

Three people serving on Nottinghamshire councils, who were all under 25 when they were elected, have urged others their age to get involved.


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