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Powerful fostering film wins two awards

Powerful fostering film wins two awards

Powerful fostering film wins two awards

26 February 2024

A council’s fostering film which aimed to attract more carers has won two awards.


Plans towards a greener and more sustainable future approved

Plans towards a greener and more sustainable future approved

Plans towards a greener and more sustainable future approved

25 February 2024

A council has approved plans to bring renewable energy to social housing.


New orders aim to tackle boozing, fires and dog fouling

New orders aim to tackle boozing, fires and dog fouling

New orders aim to tackle boozing, fires and dog fouling

24 February 2024

A series of orders have been passed to clamp down on anti-social behaviour issues ranging from dog fouling to boozing in parks and public spaces.

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The refugees finding hope and happiness after war and destruction

The refugees finding hope and happiness after war and destruction

The refugees finding hope and happiness after war and destruction

24 February 2024

From weddings and jobs to home and family, individuals talk through their stories of being forced to flee countries since the Russian invasion began.

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Removal of committee powers which helped expose maternity scandal criticized

Removal of committee powers which helped expose maternity scandal criticized

Removal of committee powers which helped expose maternity scandal criticized

23 February 2024

A government decision which reduces the power of health committees to make urgent changes or improvements to services has faced criticism.


District’s residents to see council tax rise by nearly 3%

District’s residents to see council tax rise by nearly 3%

District’s residents to see council tax rise by nearly 3%

23 February 2024

Council tax charged by Newark and Sherwood District Council is likely to rise by 2.99% per year from April.

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Motorist jailed following road rage-fuelled dangerous drive

Motorist jailed following road rage-fuelled dangerous drive

Motorist jailed following road rage-fuelled dangerous drive

22 February 2024

An angry motorist repeatedly tried to force another car off the road as part of a terrible display of driving.


Just a month left to enter Newark Business Awards 2024

Just a month left to enter Newark Business Awards 2024

Just a month left to enter Newark Business Awards 2024

22 February 2024

There is now just a month to go to get your nominations in for this year’s Newark Business Awards.


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.


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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On the start line for the return of the Advertiser Ladies Day

On the start line for the return of the Advertiser Ladies Day

On the start line for the return of the Advertiser Ladies Day

22 February 2024

After a tough few months at Southwell Racecourse thanks to flooding, all eyes will be on this year’s Advertiser Ladies Day to brighten the calendar.


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.


Region’s need for rail and road improvement put centre stage in Westminster

Region’s need for rail and road improvement put centre stage in Westminster

Region’s need for rail and road improvement put centre stage in Westminster

20 February 2024

Rail electrification, A46 and A1 improvements, and the need for certainty after HS2’s cancellation have been brought before Westminster officials.


Thank you for support

Thank you for support

Thank you for support

20 February 2024

The Newark Dementia Carers Group write to thanks others for their support


Supporting our high streets

Supporting our high streets

Supporting our high streets

19 February 2024

Across the district, we’re lucky to have so many unique and amazing independent stores that make our towns a great place to visit and shop.

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Balancing the needs of people and nature

Balancing the needs of people and nature

Balancing the needs of people and nature

18 February 2024

Nature reserves provide a unique free resource for the public to see and enjoy nature, says Erin McDaid, of Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust.


Hundred percent tax increase for homes empty for a year

Hundred percent tax increase for homes empty for a year

Hundred percent tax increase for homes empty for a year

17 February 2024

Property owners will now be charged premium rates of council tax after houses are left empty for one year, rather than two.

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Hike in social housing rent approved despite opposition

Hike in social housing rent approved despite opposition

Hike in social housing rent approved despite opposition

16 February 2024

A council has increased its social housing rent by 7.7% — the maximum amount allowed.

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Nominations start to come in for business awards

Nominations start to come in for business awards

Nominations start to come in for business awards

15 February 2024

Nominations are starting to flow in for this year’s Newark Business Awards — but we still want more.


Alternative county budget plans to sell off HS2 land to fund road improvements

Alternative county budget plans to sell off HS2 land to fund road improvements

Alternative county budget plans to sell off HS2 land to fund road improvements

15 February 2024

Opposition parties have criticised the county council’s budget plans for the coming financial year.


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