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Towns history open to all

Towns history open to all

People were urged to visit Newark Town Hall on Friday to learn more about the town’s civic history.


Tractors on parade at vintage rally

Tractors on parade at vintage rally

Tractors, motorcycles and vintage cars featured in Hoveringham Vintage Vehicle Society’s tenth annual rally and show in the grounds of the Marquis of Granby pub, on Sunday.


TV show puts scrap prices to test

TV show puts scrap prices to test

As the price of scrap metal continues to soar, Channel 5 television show Fifth Gear chose Newark Motor Auctions as the place for its experiment into the value of old cars.


Wait continues for park improvement

Wait continues for park improvement

A MOTHER who called for improvements to play areas in Ollerton is disappointed that no progress has been made.


Wardens get tough

Wardens get tough

More than 200 tickets have been issued in Newark signalling the end of the new wardens’ soft approach to parking law enforcement.


Youngster takes station tour

Youngster takes station tour

A young leukaemia sufferer who has ambitions to be a firefighter toured Newark Fire Station on Friday.


Apartment plan for former bingo hall

Apartment plan for former bingo hall

Plans have been put forward to build two shops and 23 one and two bedroom apartments on the former Regal Social Bingo Hall site in Ollerton.


Approval for glass banks

Approval for glass banks

PLANS for a new glass recycling site in Bingham have been given the go ahead as part of a six-month trial.


Bequest benefits old

Bequest benefits old

A Newark charity that provides transport for elderly people has bought a new minibus thanks to a bequest in a will.


Building on a positive start

Building on a positive start

A government minister laid a brick, sanded down wood and learned painting and decorating techniques when he visited the new construction centre at the Dukeries Complex.


Climber aspires to run club

Climber aspires to run club

A taxi driver from Newark is hoping to set up a rock climbing club.


Fake driver takes Currys for a ride

Fake driver takes Currys for a ride

A thief walked on to the site of a distribution centre and persuaded staff to spend two hours loading a trailer with almost £1/4m-worth of laptop computers.


Fearing impact on GP practices

Fearing impact on GP practices

A walk-in GP centre could undermine health care in Southwell according to town councillors.


Fears that drain cover thefts may cost lives

Fears that drain cover thefts may cost lives

More than 200 roadside cast-iron drain covers have been stolen from roads across the Newark area to be sold for scrap.


Floral show for walkers

Floral show for walkers

People are being urged to explore Southwell’s grasslands — home to more than 100 species of wild flowers — by taking part in free guided walks organised by the Potwell Dyke Grasslands Action Group.


Head needs a fair chance

Head needs a fair chance

A former pupil, who returned as a teacher and has been a school governor for 20 years, Mr Chris Grant, said it was a regrettable position for a school that had produced industrialists, sportsmen and actors.


Hoping to gain top title

Hoping to gain top title

A village has reached the finals of a regional village of the year competition.


Housing objections ignored

Housing objections ignored

CONTROVERSIAL plans for 90 homes in Bingham have been approved, despite strong opposition from residents.


Just the tonic

Just the tonic

The long-awaited construction of a new health centre in Bingham could finally begin next year.


Keen for more homes

Keen for more homes

A developer wants to almost triple the number of homes allowed on an historic site in Southwell, it has been reported.


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