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In need of park ideas

In need of park ideas

A park in Southwell plagued by vandalism looks set for a new lease of life.


Life-savers set for 400th call

Life-savers set for 400th call

A volunteer group that provides life-saving treatment until an ambulance arrives has responded to nearly 400 calls in five years.


Memorial to pit past

Memorial to pit past

SUPPORT is mounting for a memorial to commemorate the miners who worked at Ollerton Colliery.


More help needed for shop

More help needed for shop

A charity shop that raises money for specialist respite centres is looking for more volunteers.


New look for charity cycle ride

New look for charity cycle ride

An off-road cycling event will take place in June to raise money for a care project in Southwell.


New mayor a Londoner

New mayor a Londoner

The new Mayor of Newark is London-born Mr Harry Molyneux (67).


Plea for OAP fitness park

Plea for OAP fitness park

A retired woman who suffers from arthritis has called for a pensioners- only playground to be installed in Bingham.


Pupil clocks up the miles

Pupil clocks up the miles

A student is to have a track named after him after he ran 125 miles as part a challenge at Dukeries College, Ollerton.


Residents’ treasures on TV

Residents’ treasures on TV

More than 1,500 people took family heirlooms and treasured possessions to Southwell Minster yesterday for a recording of the BBC’s Antiques Roadshow.


School’s plea for space

School’s plea for space

A Newark school is asking Nottinghamshire County Council for £50,000 towards the cost of two new classrooms.


School’s tribute to a good sport

School’s tribute to a good sport

Two leading gymnasts visited a junior school to launch an annual sports and fitness day in memory of a teacher.


School bucks trend with cricket

School bucks trend with cricket

A school with a proud cricketing heritage is defying claims that the sport is in decline among young people.


Six hold sway on council

Six hold sway on council

Six members of Newark and Sherwood District Council are now responsible for making key decisions.


Softly-softly start to parking purge

Softly-softly start to parking purge

The long-awaited return of traffic wardens did not lead to a rush of tickets being issued.


Street lighting fight continues

Street lighting fight continues

Revised plans for street lighting in Southwell are still falling short of town councillors’ expectations.


Stunts wow the crowds

Stunts wow the crowds

As well as the stunts, there were many main ring attractions to entertain the crowds.


Suspended service

Suspended service

A national bus company that got in ahead of a local rival was yesterday told it had to suspend a service connecting Fernwood with Newark and Balderton.


Top ref for pupils’ final

Top ref for pupils’ final

Recently retired Football League referee Mr Phil Joslin was back in the middle for the final of the Newark and District Primary School Cup.


Traders fear road chaos and loss of custom

Traders fear road chaos and loss of custom

The decision to end public use of the Turk’s Head carpark met with mixed feelings from shop owners and residents.


Trains bring traffic fears

Trains bring traffic fears

Fears have been raised that traffic congestion in the town will worsen when the train service between Nottingham and Bingham doubles later this year.


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