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Sports film-maker to document his own gruelling challenge

Sports film-maker to document his own gruelling challenge

Sports film-maker to document his own gruelling challenge

14 May 2021

He has filmed sporting events worldwide, including F, and, a keen cyclist, he has decided to document his own event, riding 1,000 miles unaided.


Racecourse set to welcome fans back after government announcement

Racecourse set to welcome fans back after government announcement

Racecourse set to welcome fans back after government announcement

11 May 2021

Southwell Racecourse said it was delighted to be able to welcome spectators back on site from Monday, May 17.


Racecourse surface swap given green light

Racecourse surface swap given green light

Racecourse surface swap given green light

06 May 2021

Southwell Racecourse has been given the green light to change its all-weather flat track from fibresand to Tapeta.


Plea made to stop playing field build

Plea made to stop playing field build

Plea made to stop playing field build

05 May 2021

Members of Newark Sports Association have pleaded with councillors to stop a 320-home housing development and save green space.

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Change in surface at racecourse deemed 'beneficial' for local community

Change in surface at racecourse deemed 'beneficial' for local community

Change in surface at racecourse deemed 'beneficial' for local community

04 May 2021

Plans to change the surface of a nationally-renowned racecourse were said to have benefits for the local economy at a council planning meeting.


Paralympian chasing paddler dream

Paralympian chasing paddler dream

Paralympian chasing paddler dream

03 May 2021

A former wheelchair tennis star has set his sights on a fourth Paralympic Games after switching disciplines.


Lowfields petition efforts counted

Lowfields petition efforts counted

Lowfields petition efforts counted

28 April 2021

A man at the centre of the town’s sporting community hopes a letter to Newark MP Robert Jenrick can help save the ‘dire situation’ at Lowfields.

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Club aims for new members

Club aims for new members

Club aims for new members

25 April 2021

A sports club has returned to practice for the first time since the lockdown restrictions eased — and it is on the lookout for new members.


Tributes paid to Newark town bowls stalwart

Tributes paid to Newark town bowls stalwart

Tributes paid to Newark town bowls stalwart

24 April 2021

Mr Thorpe was described as a keen bowler, a private man, and well respected, particularly in the bowling world.


Council urged to help stop club’s departure

Council urged to help stop club’s departure

Council urged to help stop club’s departure

22 April 2021

Lowfields is set to be lost unless an agreement over a lease can be agreed with landlord Charles Collier, who plans to build homes on the site.

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Four season across race day

Four season across race day

Four season across race day

17 April 2021

Only the most hardy sailors took to the water as wintry conditions provided a challenge for Girton Sailing Club’s members.


New players invited to bowls club

New players invited to bowls club

New players invited to bowls club

15 April 2021

The club plans to open its bowling green from 10.30am on Saturday as members return for the first time this year.


£2m cash injection to add more facilities to Newark's state-of-the-art community and activity village

£2m cash injection to add more facilities to Newark's state-of-the-art community and activity village

£2m cash injection to add more facilities to Newark's state-of-the-art community and activity village

27 March 2021

The cash injection will add more facilities to the community and activity village, as part of a government initiative to transform Newark.

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Funeral of popular former teacher and sportsman James 'Jimmy' Kennedy takes place tomorrow

Funeral of popular former teacher and sportsman James 'Jimmy' Kennedy takes place tomorrow

Funeral of popular former teacher and sportsman James 'Jimmy' Kennedy takes place tomorrow

18 March 2021

He was well thought of as a PE and maths teacher at Sconce Hills School, where he taught for more than 20 years from the early Seventies until 1995.

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Cyclists gear up for epic bike ride to raise funds for homeless and vulnerable people

Cyclists gear up for epic bike ride to raise funds for homeless and vulnerable people

Cyclists gear up for epic bike ride to raise funds for homeless and vulnerable people

15 March 2021

A group of cyclists are gearing up for an epic bike ride this summer after last year's fundraiser was hampered.


Newark charity skydive to give thrill-seeking husband the opportunity of a lifetime

Newark charity skydive to give thrill-seeking husband the opportunity of a lifetime

Newark charity skydive to give thrill-seeking husband the opportunity of a lifetime

12 March 2021

Rachel Yarnell decided to sign up her husband, Chris Yarnell, for the skydive as a surprise after being inspired by a friend’s fundraising.


Decorated basketball coach joins Team GB

Decorated basketball coach joins Team GB

Decorated basketball coach joins Team GB

12 March 2021

A coach who is inspiring the next generation of basketball players in Newark and Sherwood has joined Team GB.


Funding boost for rising sports stars

Funding boost for rising sports stars

Funding boost for rising sports stars

10 March 2021

Three young sports stars from the Advertiser area will benefit from a share of a fund worth £21,000.


Dutchman to run length of his homeland to raise funds for multiple sclerosis

Dutchman to run length of his homeland to raise funds for multiple sclerosis

Dutchman to run length of his homeland to raise funds for multiple sclerosis

10 March 2021

Bob Overbury, of Collingham, but originally from The Netherlands, has set himself the epic test of striding his homeland in under four days.

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Sugden searches for KO blow

Sugden searches for KO blow

Sugden searches for KO blow

03 March 2021

Bailey Sugden made his fighting return against undefeated tournament favourite Vasek Sivak in the Czech Republic on Saturday.


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