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Campaign hits its goal

Campaign hits its goal

Campaign hits its goal

26 December 2008

A rising football star visited Dukeries College, Ollerton, as part of a national campaign to encourage children to read more.


Skaters denied

Skaters denied

Skaters denied

26 December 2008

A skate park planned for Ollerton will not be built on the Dukeries College site.


Boy failed by social services

Boy failed by social services

Boy failed by social services

19 December 2008

A coroner has criticised social workers for not doing enough to prevent the death of a teenager on a Boughton housing estate.


Demand for answers

Demand for answers

Demand for answers

19 December 2008

Senior detectives investigating the death of a Boughton teenager have issued a fresh appeal for information.


Hall developer fined £5,000

Hall developer fined £5,000

Hall developer fined £5,000

19 December 2008

The developer of Ollerton Hall was fined £5,000 after admitting breaching an order to stop work on the site.


Pair rewarded for community work

Pair rewarded for community work

Pair rewarded for community work

19 December 2008

A girl from Ollerton has become the youngest winner of a SkillsTrain Young People Of The Year award.


Band to build on growing support

Band to build on growing support

Band to build on growing support

12 December 2008

A band is hoping to record a CD in the new year to build on their growing popularity.


Parade provides a festive touch

Parade provides a festive touch

Parade provides a festive touch

12 December 2008

More than 1,000 people helped to celebrate the switching on of Ollerton’s Christmas lights.


Room to grow

Room to grow

Room to grow

12 December 2008

More overnight accommodation is needed if the new Sherwood Forest visitors’ centre is to encourage tourists to stay in the area for longer.


History lesson heads back to the Home Front

History lesson heads back to the Home Front

History lesson heads back to the Home Front

05 December 2008

Two museum employees dressed as characters from the second world war Home Front and gave a presentation to about 50 pupils.


Importance of homes policy

Importance of homes policy

Importance of homes policy

05 December 2008

A planning inspector’s decision to allow former colliery homes to be converted into flats shows the importance of a council’s new policy, according to a town councillor.


Let There Be Light

Let There Be Light

Let There Be Light

05 December 2008

Today’s Christmas lights switch- on in Ollerton looks set to be the biggest and best the town has seen.


At ease over academy

At ease over academy

At ease over academy

28 November 2008

The principal of the Dukeries College, Ollerton, says any objections or concerns he had about the school becoming an academy have been allayed.


Forest plans financed

Forest plans financed

Forest plans financed

28 November 2008

A new £10.5m visitors’ centre at Sherwood Forest got the green light on Wednesday after the final money needed for the project was approved.


Increase to service charge

Increase to service charge

Increase to service charge

28 November 2008

Residents in Ollerton and Boughton look set to be asked for more money to pay for services provided by the town council.


Leisure jobs may be lost

Leisure jobs may be lost

Leisure jobs may be lost

28 November 2008

Jobs could go in Newark and Sherwood District Council’s leisure services department as savings have to be made.


Sweet sound of success

Sweet sound of success

Sweet sound of success

28 November 2008

A school’s music department was judged to be outstanding in its contributions to the community in its latest Ofsted report.


Flats refusal overturned

Flats refusal overturned

Flats refusal overturned

21 November 2008

Three former colliery houses can be converted into flats after an inspector overturned a council’s refusal to grant permission.


Mental health centre opens

Mental health centre opens

Mental health centre opens

21 November 2008

A centre designed to give patients, carers and staff a say on how mental health services in Nottinghamshire can be improved opened in Ollerton on Monday.


On right track with activities

On right track with activities

On right track with activities

21 November 2008

DJ sessions and graffiti-based art are among activities at Ollerton’s £900,000 youth centre.


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