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Protesters will 'physically stop' any attempt to fell trees for Newark carpark extension

Protesters will 'physically stop' any attempt to fell trees for Newark carpark extension

Protesters will 'physically stop' any attempt to fell trees for Newark carpark extension

16 October 2021

Campaigners have warned the district council they will camp on a piece of green space in Newark the authority is to build a carpark on.

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Newark to help put a stop to fire and rehire this weekend

Newark to help put a stop to fire and rehire this weekend

Newark to help put a stop to fire and rehire this weekend

15 October 2021

Campaigners will be in Newark Market Place this weekend in a bid to help put a stop to fire and rehire.

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'We will fight on': Protesters' pledge after Newark carpark extension and tree felling agreed

'We will fight on': Protesters' pledge after Newark carpark extension and tree felling agreed

'We will fight on': Protesters' pledge after Newark carpark extension and tree felling agreed

15 October 2021

The environmental community says it will fight on after it was agreed trees they worked so hard to protect would be chopped.

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Newark campaigners made to feel like 'second-class citizens' by council officer's comments over livestream

Newark campaigners made to feel like 'second-class citizens' by council officer's comments over livestream

Newark campaigners made to feel like 'second-class citizens' by council officer's comments over livestream

14 October 2021

Protesters say they were made to feel like second-class citizens by comments heard over a meeting livestream by a district council officer.

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Members against re-instatement of £20 universal credit uplift told 'shame on you'

Members against re-instatement of £20 universal credit uplift told 'shame on you'

Members against re-instatement of £20 universal credit uplift told 'shame on you'

13 October 2021

Council members against the re-instatement of the £20-a-week universal credit uplift were told they should be ashamed.

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Age-old trees will be felled as part of Newark carpark extension

Age-old trees will be felled as part of Newark carpark extension

Age-old trees will be felled as part of Newark carpark extension

12 October 2021

Councillors have agreed an extension to Newark's London Road Carpark with one stating it would 'future-proof' the town.

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Maths by campaigner suggests Newark carpark extension would represent a financial loss

Maths by campaigner suggests Newark carpark extension would represent a financial loss

Maths by campaigner suggests Newark carpark extension would represent a financial loss

12 October 2021

Maths done by an environmental campaigner suggests the London Road Carpark extension in Newark would represent a financial loss.

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'Elite clique' councillors expelled from Conservative Party after harassing clerk

'Elite clique' councillors expelled from Conservative Party after harassing clerk

'Elite clique' councillors expelled from Conservative Party after harassing clerk

12 October 2021

Conservative councillors who continued to 'act with impunity' after being found guilty of harassing a town clerk have been expelled from the party.


Council must borrow £70m to balance its books

Council must borrow £70m to balance its books

Council must borrow £70m to balance its books

12 October 2021

Nottinghamshire County Council needs to borrow £70m in the next year to balance its books, the finance committee was told.

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Call to postpone decision on Newark carpark extension until full review takes place

Call to postpone decision on Newark carpark extension until full review takes place

Call to postpone decision on Newark carpark extension until full review takes place

11 October 2021

Newark Civic Trust has asked the district council to postpone its vote on London Road Carpark until a full investigation has been carried out.


Councillor's motion set to urge government to re-instate universal credit uplift

Councillor's motion set to urge government to re-instate universal credit uplift

Councillor's motion set to urge government to re-instate universal credit uplift

11 October 2021

A council is set to write to the Prime Minister urging the government to re-instate the £20-a-week uplift to universal credit.

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Tributes for former Mayor of Newark who passed away

Tributes for former Mayor of Newark who passed away

Tributes for former Mayor of Newark who passed away

08 October 2021

A former Mayor of Newark has died aged 81.


Decision on 41-acre distribution centre near Newark pushed back

Decision on 41-acre distribution centre near Newark pushed back

Decision on 41-acre distribution centre near Newark pushed back

06 October 2021

Plans for a 41-acre distribution site off the A17 have been deferred by Newark and Sherwood District Council.


Complaints against county council are upheld by ombudsman

Complaints against county council are upheld by ombudsman

Complaints against county council are upheld by ombudsman

05 October 2021

A council has outlined its plan to address concerns after several complaints were upheld by the Local Government and Social Care Ombudsman.


Empty buildings to help housing crisis?

Empty buildings to help housing crisis?

Empty buildings to help housing crisis?

02 October 2021

A councillor who was once himself homeless wants disused properties to be brought into public ownership to help with the housing crisis.

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Blue turns on blue in interests of democracy during discussion on 'rotten' council

Blue turns on blue in interests of democracy during discussion on 'rotten' council

Blue turns on blue in interests of democracy during discussion on 'rotten' council

01 October 2021

Blue turned on blue at a full meeting of a council where members from all political persuasions decided there was a threat to democracy.


£500m winter fund is an 'admission' current support isn't enough, say charities

£500m winter fund is an 'admission' current support isn't enough, say charities

£500m winter fund is an 'admission' current support isn't enough, say charities

30 September 2021

A £500m fund to help struggling families through winter is an 'admission' the country's benefits system can't support households, say charities.


County stalwarts receive an Alderman honour

County stalwarts receive an Alderman honour

County stalwarts receive an Alderman honour

30 September 2021

Two prominent former Nottinghamshire councillors have been given special honorary positions in recognition of their services.


Councillor becomes human resources chairman after being found to have harassed clerk

Councillor becomes human resources chairman after being found to have harassed clerk

Councillor becomes human resources chairman after being found to have harassed clerk

29 September 2021

A councillor has become the new chairman of a human resources committee despite advice to reflect on whether it was appropriate to even be a member.

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Scientist quits job to join climate change fight

Scientist quits job to join climate change fight

Scientist quits job to join climate change fight

29 September 2021

A scientist who grew up in Newark has quit his job to inspire action on climate change.


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