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No reassurance

No reassurance

No reassurance

10 September 2020

Your article regarding hygiene at a local pub put me in mind of an experience our two sons had in similar circumstances.


Free parking

Free parking

Free parking

10 September 2020

I see Newark and Sherwood and District Council has again extended the two hours’ free parking in its carparks. Great news.


Take mess home

Take mess home

Take mess home

10 September 2020

We live in Farndon and consider ourselves very lucky, but what has happened since lockdown has been horrendous.


Promise broken

Promise broken

Promise broken

10 September 2020

The letter I received from TV Licensing states free television licences for over-75s in the UK, funded by the Government, came to an end this year.


We will pay

We will pay

We will pay

10 September 2020

This government stated that when coronavirus was over that people would not have to pay for it.


Fiasco caused by algorithms

Fiasco caused by algorithms

Fiasco caused by algorithms

10 September 2020

I have, from time to time, expressed suspicion about the significance and accuracy of computer models produced by ‘experts’.


Concerns over police move

Concerns over police move

Concerns over police move

04 September 2020

As Newark town councillors, we are writing with deep concerns about the moving of Newark Police Station to the district council offices.


Move questioned

Move questioned

Move questioned

04 September 2020

The government has made available from the Towns Fund £96m, according to the press release ‘for improvements to parks, high streets and transport.’


Alternative use

Alternative use

Alternative use

04 September 2020

It certainly would make sense if Newark Police Station were to move to Castle House.


Response fears

Response fears

Response fears

04 September 2020

Given the proposal to move Newark Police Station to Castle House, will this not adversely reflect on police response times?


What now for the Corn Exchange?

What now for the Corn Exchange?

What now for the Corn Exchange?

27 August 2020

The district council hasn't revealed what it decided publicly, leaving the applicant to react on social media.


Take rubbish home with you

Take rubbish home with you

Take rubbish home with you

27 August 2020

I wonder why the council has stopped emptying bins. Oh, they haven’t. So it must be lazy motorists are responsible for rubbish being thrown on verges.


Safety concern

Safety concern

Safety concern

27 August 2020

Regarding the alcohol licence for the Corn Exchange in Newark, the applicant claims it will be primarily targeted at families. This is nonsense.


Perfect fit

Perfect fit

Perfect fit

27 August 2020

Newark is dying, with the endless roadworks and covid Newark has become a desert full of boarded-up buildings being left to rot.


First, solve town's short-term issues

First, solve town's short-term issues

First, solve town's short-term issues

27 August 2020

What planet does David Lloyd live on ­— a 30-year plan for Newark and Sherwood District Council (Plan Drawn Up To Transform Town, July 30)?


Wear masks

Wear masks

Wear masks

27 August 2020

Why do people insist on not wearing face masks in shops, putting themselves and others at risk?


D-Day for the Corn Exchange

D-Day for the Corn Exchange

D-Day for the Corn Exchange

21 August 2020

A return to 'Crime and Diva' is not planned, wanted or envisioned, says applicant in today's licensing hearing.


Learn lessons from the past

Learn lessons from the past

Learn lessons from the past

21 August 2020

I was somewhat surprised that someone in authority should remove the name of Wing Commander Guy Gibson’s dog from a memorial.


Time for council to clean-up its act

Time for council to clean-up its act

Time for council to clean-up its act

21 August 2020

On a lovely morning I took a trip to the Trent at Farndon. This is a popular and attractive resort for local people.


History is history

History is history

History is history

21 August 2020

So the William Gladstone Academy (aka Hawtonville Junior)in Newark is to have a name change because William Gladstone was linked to the slave trade.


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