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Village buses to continue service

Village buses to continue service

Village buses to continue service

29 August 2008

Fears that a bus which provides services for people travelling to shop or work in Ollerton is to be axed have proved unfounded.


Gardens prove a winner

Gardens prove a winner

Gardens prove a winner

22 August 2008

A care home that was spared from closure has had a Ground Force-style garden makeover, incorporating Boughton’s association with the mining industry.


Position secured

Position secured

Position secured

22 August 2008

A service that helps unemployed people in the Ollerton area find work can continue for another two years after a £100,000 grant was secured.


Stepping up repair works

Stepping up repair works

Stepping up repair works

22 August 2008

Pavement repairs have begun in Ollerton after residents highlighted areas they felt needed improvement.


Contest winners recall past glory

Contest winners recall past glory

Contest winners recall past glory

15 August 2008

Five former beauty queens took a trip down memory lane when they visited an exhibition featuring photographs of when they won their titles.


Cycling trio making progress

Cycling trio making progress

Cycling trio making progress

15 August 2008

A teenager, his sister and a friend are more than halfway through their bid to cycle 2,000 miles from Canada to Mexico.


Making a stand

Making a stand

Making a stand

15 August 2008

A former miner is looking to stand in next year’s county council elections in protest over transport charges against parents who want to send their children to church schools.


Thieves raid charity stall

Thieves raid charity stall

Thieves raid charity stall

15 August 2008

Thieves have stolen items from a bring-and-buy stall run by an Ollerton pensioner in aid of a cancer support charity.


Creative youngsters focus on dinosaurs

Creative youngsters focus on dinosaurs

Creative youngsters focus on dinosaurs

08 August 2008

Youngsters were inspired by the prehistoric age during a Design A Dinosaur art session at Ollerton Library, Forest Road, on Monday.


Holiday haven

Holiday haven

Holiday haven

08 August 2008

Up to 170 holiday lodges could be built on a disused Army camp in a project costing £3m.


Take a look at Colliery communitys past

Take a look at Colliery communitys past

Take a look at Colliery communitys past

08 August 2008

More than 300 photographs depicting village life in a former coal-mining community are on show to the public.


Display recalls pit memories

Display recalls pit memories

Display recalls pit memories

01 August 2008

Photographs of coal queens and the former colliery will feature in a new exhibition organised by Ollerton Of Yesteryear.


Free benefit help offered

Free benefit help offered

Free benefit help offered

01 August 2008

Despite growing anxiety about the rising cost of living, too many people are missing out on benefits that they are eligible for, according to Ollerton and District Citizens’ Advice Bureau.


Policing plea

Policing plea

Policing plea

01 August 2008

The beat manager covering Ollerton and Boughton has asked for extra help in tackling crime and anti-social behaviour.


Youth project closes as money runs out

Youth project closes as money runs out

Youth project closes as money runs out

01 August 2008

A service for young people in Ollerton, set up eight years ago, has closed because it has run out of money.


Divided views over displays

Divided views over displays

Divided views over displays

25 July 2008

The floral displays in Ollerton and Boughton this year are disappointing, according to a town councillor — but residents have leapt to their defence.


Adding to the jams

Adding to the jams

Adding to the jams

18 July 2008

Concern is growing over traffic congestion in Ollerton after the opening of new Nottinghamshire County Council offices at Ollerton Energy Village on Wednesday.


Backing given to hall work

Backing given to hall work

Backing given to hall work

18 July 2008

Plans for the redevelopment of Ollerton Hall have received support from town councillors.


Park rejected despite plea

Park rejected despite plea

Park rejected despite plea

18 July 2008

MORE should be done to encourage tourists to the Dukeries area of the district, according to district councillor Mrs Sue Saddington.


Royal recognition for voluntary workshop

Royal recognition for voluntary workshop

Royal recognition for voluntary workshop

18 July 2008

Dukeries Community Workshop in Ollerton received its Queen’s Award for voluntary service on Monday.


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