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Building for the future

Building for the future

Building for the future

23 May 2008

The new £1.6m construction centre at Dukeries College, Ollerton, will be officially opened by Mr Ed Balls, the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families, today.


OAP games for hi-tech workout

OAP games for hi-tech workout

OAP games for hi-tech workout

23 May 2008

Residents at a Boughton care home have found a novel way of keeping fit and healthy — by spending their afternoons playing on the latest hi-tech video games console.


Help at hand for mayor

Help at hand for mayor

Help at hand for mayor

16 May 2008

The new mayor of Ollerton and Boughton knows what to expect during her year in office because she is following in her husband’s footsteps.


Memorial to pit past

Memorial to pit past

Memorial to pit past

16 May 2008

SUPPORT is mounting for a memorial to commemorate the miners who worked at Ollerton Colliery.


More help needed for shop

More help needed for shop

More help needed for shop

16 May 2008

A charity shop that raises money for specialist respite centres is looking for more volunteers.


Pupil clocks up the miles

Pupil clocks up the miles

Pupil clocks up the miles

16 May 2008

A student is to have a track named after him after he ran 125 miles as part a challenge at Dukeries College, Ollerton.


Course ends on high note

Course ends on high note

Course ends on high note

09 May 2008

A mother with a love of music and who was inspired to become a teacher after helping at her son’s school is set to achieve her aim after completing an Open University degree.


Pride for team

Pride for team

Pride for team

09 May 2008

More than 400 fans of Ollerton Town Football Club travelled to Meadow Lane, home of Notts County, on Wednesday to see their team play in the final of the Nottinghamshire Senior Cup for the first time in 70 years.


£3.1m cure for jams

£3.1m cure for jams

£3.1m cure for jams

02 May 2008

A £3.1m scheme to reduce congestion at Ollerton roundabout will not stop traffic cutting through the village, it has been claimed.


Cycle ride raises £1,000 to help cancer patient

Cycle ride raises £1,000 to help cancer patient

Cycle ride raises £1,000 to help cancer patient

02 May 2008

Two teenagers cycled about 50 miles from Ollerton to the Peak District to raise money for a young father with cancer.


Hosts home comforts

Hosts home comforts

Hosts home comforts

02 May 2008

A woman who offered a home from home to more than 1,000 people from all around the world is still in touch with some of them.


Traffic wardens return to streets

Traffic wardens return to streets

Traffic wardens return to streets

02 May 2008

The parking free-for-all is almost over and traffic wardens are about to return to the streets of Newark and Sherwood.


Party time for home residents

Party time for home residents

Party time for home residents

25 April 2008

Residents and staff at a Boughton care home saved from closure celebrated with a party on Monday.


Urging end of eyesore

Urging end of eyesore

Urging end of eyesore

25 April 2008

Residents want action to improve a derelict café that has been in a dilapidated state for more than 35 years.


Hall rumours rejected

Hall rumours rejected

Hall rumours rejected

18 April 2008

Rumours that Ollerton Hall could be used as a young offenders’ institute have been dispelled.


Line drawn on hall bid

Line drawn on hall bid

Line drawn on hall bid

18 April 2008

An appeal against the district council’s decision to refuse permission for 26 apartments on the site of a former Ollerton bingo hall has been dismissed.


St George gallops into town

St George gallops into town

St George gallops into town

18 April 2008

A procession will mark the start of St George’s Day celebrations in Ollerton village on Sunday.


Cut price trim for Services

Cut price trim for Services

Cut price trim for Services

11 April 2008

Services personnel are being offered a haircut at a snip of a price if they go to a barbers in Ollerton.


Serving best tea in town

Serving best tea in town

Serving best tea in town

11 April 2008

Experts in what makes a good brew say tea served in a shop within an old mill building is among the best afternoon cuppas available throughout the country.


Targeting truants

Targeting truants

Targeting truants

11 April 2008

Parents have been warned that they face prosecution if they fail to ensure their children attend school.


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