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Efforts to cut tax demand

Efforts to cut tax demand

EXTRA money needed to pay for Southwell Town Council’s services in the next financial year is likely to come from the council’s reserves rather than tax payers.


End of era for college

End of era for college

When the bell rings this afternoon to mark the end of the school term at the Dukeries College, Ollerton, it will also mark the end of an era for the school principal.


In the dark

In the dark

A decision to approve a controversial planning application for the expansion of a mushroom growing company in Southwell could be overturned.


Learning of crash response

Learning of crash response

Students had an insight into crash rescue techniques during a road safety initiate at Newark Fire Station.


On song to provide seasonal cheer

On song to provide seasonal cheer

A packed audience in St Mary’s Church, Bingham, was treated to a concert full of traditional Christmas cheer on Saturday.


Parish backs turbine fight

Parish backs turbine fight

Opposition is growing against plans for a wind farm on a former airfield after parish councillors on Monday unanimously opposed the application for ten 125m turbines.


Parking purge pays off

Parking purge pays off

More than 1,150 fixed-penalty notices have so far been issued in a police clampdown on illegal parking in Newark. The purge is set to continue over Christmas and into the new year.


Picking up the pieces

Picking up the pieces

Highways bosses have promised to do everything possible to ensure Ollerton gets a new £2.5m roundabout in the next four years, despite the area missing out on a £50m lottery grant.


Police farce

Police farce

Police were less than a mile away when a man rang 999 after confronting burglars in his home.


Project shows minster in a new light

Project shows minster in a new light

Part of Southwell Minster was bathed in coloured light during a magical and festive evening experience.


Pupils all with a part to play

Pupils all with a part to play

All 150 three to six-year-olds in the lower school at Bowbridge Primary School, Newark, played some part in the production.


Rainbows at the ready

Rainbows at the ready

The first members and leaders of a new Rainbows unit, for girls aged five to seven, have made their promise and been enrolled.


Readers solve photo mystery

Readers solve photo mystery

PEOPLE on two photographs of Southwell in the 1930s and 1940s have been identified, thanks to an appeal in the Advertiser.


School is right on target

School is right on target

A school’s PE department has been classed as outstanding by inspectors with above average grades, high quality teaching and a well-balanced curriculum.


Station move key to new surgery

Station move key to new surgery

Patients at Lombard Street surgery, Newark, have been told that if they want the development of the new surgery to go ahead as part of the Potterdyke development they have to support plans to move the town’s bus station to The Wharf.


Teacher wins county title

Teacher wins county title

Primary school teacher Miss Sara Tyers was named Miss Nottinghamshire Young Farmer 2008 on Saturday.


Torc display site still uncertain

Torc display site still uncertain

There is still no permanent home for a 2,000-year-old necklace found near Newark almost three years ago.


Uniting against yobs

Uniting against yobs

Residents in Whatton and Aslockton are looking to unite to combat growing problems with anti-social behaviour.


£50,000 aid for African school

£50,000 aid for African school

A couple have dedicated almost 20 years to raising money for a school in Africa.


A double dose of party cheer

A double dose of party cheer

Students at Toot Hill School, Bingham, spread a double dose of Christmas spirit this week.


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