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Scouts settle into home

Scouts settle into home

Scouts settle into home

13 June 2008

The new £360,000 headquarters for Ollerton Scouts, Cubs, Brownies and Guides is now in full use, the annual meeting was told on Friday.


Workshop gains top award

Workshop gains top award

Workshop gains top award

13 June 2008

The Dukeries Community Workshop in Ollerton has won a Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service.


Activities attract all ages

Activities attract all ages

Activities attract all ages

06 June 2008

Up to 80 elderly residents are making use of Ollerton’s Scout and Guide Activity Centre for weekly games and a chat over tea and biscuits.


Lowest of the low

Lowest of the low

Lowest of the low

06 June 2008

A widow is appealing for help in finding those responsible for damaging a marble headstone on her husband’s grave in the cemetery on Forest Road, Ollerton.


Plans confirmed for college rebuilding

Plans confirmed for college rebuilding

Plans confirmed for college rebuilding

06 June 2008

The Dukeries College, Ollerton, looks set to be rebuilt and become an academy within the next four years.


Wait continues for park improvement

Wait continues for park improvement

Wait continues for park improvement

06 June 2008

A MOTHER who called for improvements to play areas in Ollerton is disappointed that no progress has been made.


Apartment plan for former bingo hall

Apartment plan for former bingo hall

Apartment plan for former bingo hall

30 May 2008

Plans have been put forward to build two shops and 23 one and two bedroom apartments on the former Regal Social Bingo Hall site in Ollerton.


Building on a positive start

Building on a positive start

Building on a positive start

30 May 2008

A government minister laid a brick, sanded down wood and learned painting and decorating techniques when he visited the new construction centre at the Dukeries Complex.


Stepping up security

Stepping up security

Stepping up security

30 May 2008

POLICE are to step up security at a Boughton industrial estate to try to tackle rising crime.


Branching out into recycling

Branching out into recycling

Branching out into recycling

23 May 2008

A 15ft metal tree was unveiled next to the Major Oak in Sherwood Forest yesterday to encourage recycling.


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.


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