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National Express loses rail service

National Express loses rail service

National Express loses rail service

01 July 2009

A publicly-owned company has been set up to take over the East Coast mainline rail service operated by National Express.


Parachute find is a mystery

Parachute find is a mystery

Parachute find is a mystery

30 June 2009

When pupils at a village primary school discovered a parachute on a playing field they thought it belonged to a spy. But despite their best efforts, how it came to be there remains a mystery.


Fire breaks out on sconce

Fire breaks out on sconce

Fire breaks out on sconce

30 June 2009

A small fire broke out on Newark’s historic Queen’s Sconce yesterday evening.


Man robbed in the street

Man robbed in the street

Man robbed in the street

30 June 2009

A disabled man needed hospital treatment after he was robbed in Baldertongate, Newark, in the early hours of Sunday.


Parents’ surprise over appeal success

Parents’ surprise over appeal success

Parents’ surprise over appeal success

30 June 2009

The mother of a little boy, who has a rare form of cancer and needs treatment abroad, says she is overwhelmed by people’s generosity following an appeal for help.


Birds breed at reserve

Birds breed at reserve

Birds breed at reserve

29 June 2009

Avocets, the emblem of the RSPB, have bred for the first time at Langford Lowfields nature reserve, near Collingham.


Trip to the US on offer

Trip to the US on offer

Trip to the US on offer

29 June 2009

People from the Advertiser area are invited to apply to spend a month in the US on a vocational and cultural exchange.


Rewarded for running

Rewarded for running

Rewarded for running

29 June 2009

A running track at The Dukeries College, Ollerton, was today named in honour of pupil Matt Boardman.


New Bishop announced

New Bishop announced

New Bishop announced

29 June 2009

The new Bishop of Southwell and Nottingham was announced on a double-decker bus this morning.


Police appeal for information

Police appeal for information

Police appeal for information

29 June 2009

Lincolnshire Police are appealing for information after several incidents were reported in the Advertiser area.


Hundreds watch Clough celebrate pavilion goal

Hundreds watch Clough celebrate pavilion goal

Hundreds watch Clough celebrate pavilion goal

27 June 2009

Nottingham Forest legend Nigel Clough opened the new pavilion on Butt Field in Bingham on Saturday.


Helping Heroes

Helping Heroes

Helping Heroes

27 June 2009

More than 4,500 people attended a special Help for Heroes event at Newark Showground on Friday.


Wine and beer festival underway in castle grounds

Wine and beer festival underway in castle grounds

Wine and beer festival underway in castle grounds

27 June 2009

The Wine Princess of Baden, Miss Eva Muller (20), officially opened the first Newark LocAle and Weinfest in the castle grounds yesterday evening.


Work officially starts on A46

Work officially starts on A46

Work officially starts on A46

26 June 2009

The first turf for the dualling of the A46 was officially cut by the transport minister today, marking the beginning of the work on the £380m project.


Driver in court

Driver in court

Driver in court

26 June 2009

An 18-year-old from Farnsfield who is facing two counts of causing death by dangerous driving appeared before Nottingham Crown Court today.


A46: 500 will work on wider route

A46: 500 will work on wider route

A46: 500 will work on wider route

26 June 2009

Work on the long-awaited dualling of the 17-mile stretch of the A46 between Farndon and Widmerpool starts today when newly-appointed junior transport minister Mr Chris Mole cuts the first piece of turf.


A46: Exhibition dates

A46: Exhibition dates

A46: Exhibition dates

26 June 2009

Exhibitions about the work will be held in Newark and Cotgrave to give the public the chance to ask questions.


A46: Leader attends

A46: Leader attends

A46: Leader attends

26 June 2009

The leader of Newark and Sherwood District Council, Mr Tony Roberts, will be at today’s ceremony.


A46: Leading the project

A46: Leading the project

A46: Leading the project

26 June 2009

The project manager is Mr Geoff Bethel (pictured) who has worked for the Highways Agency and its predecessor, the Department of Transport, for 18 years.


A46: Safety in mind

A46: Safety in mind

A46: Safety in mind

26 June 2009

The road has a poor safety record with safe overtaking difficult and made worse by its many junctions and accesses to fields, farms and houses.


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