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Medals issued 50 years on

Medals issued 50 years on

A man has been honoured for his Army service in Malaya more than 40 years ago.


Office space demanded

Office space demanded

The chairman of Bingham Business Club has criticised plans to build an employment park on the outskirts of the town.


Our heroes

Our heroes

Hundreds applauded the return to Newark of Nottinghamshire’s Army regiment, as they were honoured with the freedom of the town.


Put health matters first, women urged

Put health matters first, women urged

A group of women who have had gynaecological cancer will on Wednesday launch a campaign to help others.


Residents in the dark over health scheme

Residents in the dark over health scheme

CONCERNS have been raised that residents are being kept in the dark about the plans for a new £41/2m health centre in Bingham.


School could do better

School could do better

A junior school in Newark could raise its standards, although it provides a satisfactory eduction for its pupils, says an Ofsted report.


School leads way with IT

School leads way with IT

A school is using pioneering information and computer technology to change the way pupils learn.


Shocked to hear of chief’s death

Shocked to hear of chief’s death

Neighbours have expressed their shock at the death of a former senior Nottinghamshire police officer found dead at the bottom of a cliff on Tuesday.


Sleep-out brings in £200 for homeless

Sleep-out brings in £200 for homeless

A church porch was used on Friday for a one-man sponsored sleep-out to raise money for a charity that helps the homeless.


Statue to mark apple’s roots

Statue to mark apple’s roots

A bronze statue could be erected in Southwell to celebrate the planting of the first Bramley apple tree.


Tax rise is approved

Tax rise is approved

A last-minute move by the Liberal Democrats on Rushcliffe Borough Council to cut the proposed 3.9% council tax increase failed.


Tradition prompts thoughts of future

Tradition prompts thoughts of future

A vision is needed to ensure Newark remains commercially and economically safe for the future, according to the chairman of the town’s business club, Mr Dean Hyde.


Views sought on bus plans

Views sought on bus plans

A bus company, which is planning to alter the route of its services running from Bingham to Nottingham, wants passengers to give their views about the changes.


Volunteers in need of HQ

Volunteers in need of HQ

A volunteer charity that has helped people throughout the district for more than 30 years is looking for new premises because its council landlord is set to sell its base.


Winds cancel trade again

Winds cancel trade again

Newark market was cancelled on Wednesday — for the third time in just over a month — because of the severe weather forecast.


Artwork provides some light relief

Artwork provides some light relief

Exhibitions of paintings and other artwork are planned to brighten up a doctors’ waiting room.


Bags blight hedgerows

Bags blight hedgerows

A couple who live near a tip are extremely concerned for the environment after high winds blew hundreds of plastic carrier bags across fields, into hedges and trees at the weekend.


Boy fails in school bid

Boy fails in school bid

A schoolboy is to be separated from his friends after The Minster School, Southwell, turned him down.


Campus lures Olympians

Campus lures Olympians

Olympic athletes are expected to set up a training camp near Southwell for the 2012 London Olympic Games.


Campus lures Olympians

Campus lures Olympians

Olympic athletes are expected to set up a training camp near Southwell for the 2012 London Olympic Games.


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