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Has Christmas come early in your house? Send in pics of your festive decorations

Has Christmas come early in your house? Send in pics of your festive decorations

After the year we have all had, some have decided to get ready for Christmas early — including Collingham Fire Station.


Newark school sends bubbles home to self-isolate following positive coronavirus case

Newark school sends bubbles home to self-isolate following positive coronavirus case

All children and staff in Year 1 and 6 bubbles at Sir Donald Bailey Academy have been sent home as a precautionary measure.


Commercial wires, alcohol bottles, a mattress and old kitchen units among Newark fly-tip

Commercial wires, alcohol bottles, a mattress and old kitchen units among Newark fly-tip

Some items posed significant hazards to the health of residents and safety of animals.


Thousands of jobs at risk as national retailer nears collapse

Thousands of jobs at risk as national retailer nears collapse

Sir Philip Green’s Arcadia retail empire, including Dorothy Perkins, is set to collapse within days, according to reports.


Play your part in keeping Nottinghamshire's drainage network working

Play your part in keeping Nottinghamshire's drainage network working

Residents have been asked to play their part in ensuring a vital part of Nottinghamshire’s drainage network keeps working.


Owens flies the flag for Newark in United States

Owens flies the flag for Newark in United States

A 21-year-old studying and competing in America has given an insight into the life of a Division Two athlete during the pandemic.


Four drivers given speeding tickets in one weekend

Four drivers given speeding tickets in one weekend

Special constables checked over 65 vehicles travelling through the area, most of which adhered to the limits.


Newark residents have their bikes marked by police in door to door event

Newark residents have their bikes marked by police in door to door event

More than 100 bikes have now been marked since October when it started.


Decisions wrecking country

Decisions wrecking country

I was fortunate to spend a few weeks in Moscow a few years before the fall of Communism in 1991.


Message passed to next generation

Message passed to next generation

On November 11, I walked through Newark Market Place to take part in the ceremony of remembrance. A young boy gave me a very smart salute.


Alien lifestyle

Alien lifestyle

In imposing the tier three lockdown our councils added an alcohol purchase ban after 9pm. On this basis the same ban would apply on election night.


No distancing

No distancing

Regarding social distancing, stand near a school at kick-out time and 2.5metres as a circle could cover about 100 students.


Wear masks

Wear masks

Social distancing cannot be taken for granted so why not wear a face mask all the time when out and about?


Time to act

Time to act

If we don’t all do our best to slow this virus, more will lose their lives.


Update on coronavirus cases in Newark and Sherwood as two residents die after testing positive

Update on coronavirus cases in Newark and Sherwood as two residents die after testing positive

Public Health England has released the daily figures for Newark and Sherwood and Nottinghamshire.


Weather warning issued for Newark today and into tomorrow

Weather warning issued for Newark today and into tomorrow

A yellow weather warning has been issued for Newark. Find out more here.


Four males arrested after theft from parked lorry in Newark

Four males arrested after theft from parked lorry in Newark

Police launched a late night search with a helicopter and drone after a group reportedly stole cleaning products from a lorry in Newark.


Challenges set to help artists keep their focus

Challenges set to help artists keep their focus

Amateur artists have set themselves a series of challenges to keep each other motivated while their fortnightly art classes have been on hold.


Pulling out all the stops to keep festive tradition alive

Pulling out all the stops to keep festive tradition alive

Cracker manufacturer has developed a novel socially-distanced cracker to help families maintain Covid-19 guidelines this Christmas.

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Shop Newark's high street from the comfort of your own home

Shop Newark's high street from the comfort of your own home

Emma Holden has innovatively created Shop Newark Online — an easy way to shop from the town’s high street from the comfort of one’s home.

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