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Firefighters advice: close doors in your home

Firefighters advice: close doors in your home

Firefighters advice: close doors in your home

21 February 2024

A district fire station have posted a graphic showing the impact having doors open or closed can have on a house fire.


No meaningful progress made to improve safety at troubled prison, inspectors find

No meaningful progress made to improve safety at troubled prison, inspectors find

No meaningful progress made to improve safety at troubled prison, inspectors find

21 February 2024

A review of a prison plagued by drugs, self-harm, lack of regime and poor healthcare has revealed little improvement has been made on these issues.

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Call for younger people to get involved in politics

Call for younger people to get involved in politics

Call for younger people to get involved in politics

20 February 2024

Three people serving on Nottinghamshire councils, who were all under 25 when they were elected, have urged others their age to get involved.


Region’s need for rail and road improvement put centre stage in Westminster

Region’s need for rail and road improvement put centre stage in Westminster

Region’s need for rail and road improvement put centre stage in Westminster

20 February 2024

Rail electrification, A46 and A1 improvements, and the need for certainty after HS2’s cancellation have been brought before Westminster officials.


Skatepark support soars past £10k target

Skatepark support soars past £10k target

Skatepark support soars past £10k target

20 February 2024

A community’s huge support for a new skatepark has seen a Crowdfunding effort surpass its target by thousands of pounds.


Supporting our high streets

Supporting our high streets

Supporting our high streets

19 February 2024

Across the district, we’re lucky to have so many unique and amazing independent stores that make our towns a great place to visit and shop.

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Sale of former children’s home ‘renegotiated’ after break-in

Sale of former children’s home ‘renegotiated’ after break-in

Sale of former children’s home ‘renegotiated’ after break-in

18 February 2024

A break-in has forced Nottinghamshire County Council to cut the sale price of a former children’s home the authority has been trying to sell.


Balancing the needs of people and nature

Balancing the needs of people and nature

Balancing the needs of people and nature

18 February 2024

Nature reserves provide a unique free resource for the public to see and enjoy nature, says Erin McDaid, of Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust.


Flood alert issued for low-lying areas

Flood alert issued for low-lying areas

Flood alert issued for low-lying areas

17 February 2024

A flood alert is now in place for low-lying areas along the River Trent tributaries.


Hundred percent tax increase for homes empty for a year

Hundred percent tax increase for homes empty for a year

Hundred percent tax increase for homes empty for a year

17 February 2024

Property owners will now be charged premium rates of council tax after houses are left empty for one year, rather than two.

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Community group brushing off the winter blues

Community group brushing off the winter blues

Community group brushing off the winter blues

17 February 2024

With spring and summer just around the corner, a community group’s outdoor activities are beginning to flourish.


A look at what was making the news in times gone by

A look at what was making the news in times gone by

A look at what was making the news in times gone by

17 February 2024

The Advertiser has once again opened its archives to look at what was making the news this week 25, 50 and 100 years ago


Stunning snowdrops on display

Stunning snowdrops on display

Stunning snowdrops on display

16 February 2024

Spring is in the air and this weekend two open gardens will give visitors the chance to see snowdrops and spring flowers.


Hike in social housing rent approved despite opposition

Hike in social housing rent approved despite opposition

Hike in social housing rent approved despite opposition

16 February 2024

A council has increased its social housing rent by 7.7% — the maximum amount allowed.

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Pints to pour again at town centre pub

Pints to pour again at town centre pub

Pints to pour again at town centre pub

16 February 2024

A pub which had sat empty for many months reopens today, with an emphasis on being a ‘local’.


Firefighters take part in chemical incident training

Firefighters take part in chemical incident training

Firefighters take part in chemical incident training

15 February 2024

Training was conducted last night (Wednesday) which saw firefighters hone their skills.


Nominations start to come in for business awards

Nominations start to come in for business awards

Nominations start to come in for business awards

15 February 2024

Nominations are starting to flow in for this year’s Newark Business Awards — but we still want more.


Alternative county budget plans to sell off HS2 land to fund road improvements

Alternative county budget plans to sell off HS2 land to fund road improvements

Alternative county budget plans to sell off HS2 land to fund road improvements

15 February 2024

Opposition parties have criticised the county council’s budget plans for the coming financial year.


Public comments could be permitted at planning meetings

Public comments could be permitted at planning meetings

Public comments could be permitted at planning meetings

15 February 2024

Members of the public may be invited to speak at planning meetings, to bolster public opinion and transparency.

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Popular restaurant to re-open next month

Popular restaurant to re-open next month

Popular restaurant to re-open next month

15 February 2024

A popular restaurant that shut down on New Year’s Eve after operating for 19 years will soon be re-opening.


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