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Pink day for charity

Pink day for charity

A mother-of-two who was diagnosed with breast cancer after a routine mammogram is urging other women to attend screening appointments.


Fernwood election cancelled

Fernwood election cancelled

Two new councillors have been elected without contest in Fernwood.


Campaign targets drink and drug-driving

Campaign targets drink and drug-driving

More than 1,500 motorists were stopped and breathalysed in Nottinghamshire as part of a month-long campaign to target people who drink or take drugs before driving.


Southwell wins best kept village award

Southwell wins best kept village award

Southwell has won the Nottinghamshire Best Kept Village Competition for villages with a population of more than 2,000.


Car keys stolen through letterbox

Car keys stolen through letterbox

Two cars were stolen after thieves reached through a letterbox and took the keys.


Fuel stolen from lorry

Fuel stolen from lorry

Police are appealing for information after 400 litres of diesel was stolen from a lorry on the A1.


Truckers warned of thefts

Truckers warned of thefts

A trailer warning lorry drivers they are in an area targeted by thieves is being used in lay-bys along the A1 in Nottinghamshire.


Heritage award winners

Heritage award winners

Visitor attractions in the Advertiser area have won awards that recognise excellence in museums and heritage.


Middleton Lodge Surgery open as usual

Middleton Lodge Surgery open as usual

The Advertiser has been asked to clarify that the headline, Blaze Shuts Surgery (Ollerton Advertiser, July 24) refers to a fire at Ollerton Health Centre and not the nearby Middleton Lodge Surgery on Church Circle, Ollerton, which remains open as usual.


Swine flu: National service goes live

Swine flu: National service goes live

People who have flu symptoms can now use the Government’s National Pandemic Flu Service.


600-mile award trip could be too costly

600-mile award trip could be too costly

Six council representatives could travel more than 600 miles to the Czech Republic for the finals of an international award.


Activities attract 600

Activities attract 600

Pie-throwing, car-washing and a treasure hunt featured in a fun day at the Everyday Champions Centre, on Jessop Close, Newark, that attracted about 600 people on Saturday.


Bishop looks back on past decade

Bishop looks back on past decade

More than 500 people were at Southwell Minster on Sunday to celebrate with the Bishop of Southwell and Nottingham, the Right Rev George Cassidy and his wife, Jane, as they looked back on the last ten years with a farewell service.


Blaze shuts health centre

Blaze shuts health centre

A fire at Ollerton Health Centre, which caused more than £30,000 worth of damage, is being treated as arson.


Calling for end to bad behaviour

Calling for end to bad behaviour

Residents of Fernwood are being urged to report incidents of anti-social behaviour to the police.


Carnival fun to end year

Carnival fun to end year

A carnival-themed day of fun was held at The Minster School, Southwell, to mark the end of the academic year.


Convoy had no air cover

Convoy had no air cover

The officer in charge of a military convoy hit by the explosion that killed Corporal Ivano Violino told an inquest this week he did not think there was a significant risk.


Defiant after robbery

Defiant after robbery

A man who was robbed in the street believes he was targeted because he was in a wheelchair.


District falls behind for GCSE results

District falls behind for GCSE results

Women’s life expectancy, GCSE results and road accidents are all areas in which Newark and Sherwood is worse than the national average.


Estate’s partnership dissolves

Estate’s partnership dissolves

A community group that was hoping to bid for money towards a multi-million pound youth centre on a Newark estate has folded.


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