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Proud to be show chief

Proud to be show chief

The chairman of a major clothing label will be the president of Newark and Nottinghamshire Agricultural Society for 2009.


Pupils need plants for plot project

Pupils need plants for plot project

Pupils involved in an allotment and gardening project are appealing for donations of plants and tools.


Recycling scheme extended

Recycling scheme extended

Glass recycling facilities will remain in Bingham until January, when a six-month trial will be reviewed.


Rewriting history

Rewriting history

FINDS from the archaeological dig in Southwell may rewrite the way historians view the Roman occupation of Britain.


Room to grow

Room to grow

More overnight accommodation is needed if the new Sherwood Forest visitors’ centre is to encourage tourists to stay in the area for longer.


School’s top-class report

School’s top-class report

A village school has been classed as outstanding by Ofsted inspectors in a report published this week.


Station store gains approval

Station store gains approval

Planners have agreed to a storage depot for construction of the new Staythorpe Power Station despite opposition from campaigners.


Trees take centre stage

Trees take centre stage

More than 150 people visited a village church to see its display of 22 Christmas trees at the weekend.


Uniting generations

Uniting generations

A dance school in Southwell is proving popular with students of many ages. Southwell Dance School, at the leisure centre, has more than 50 pupils — aged three to 72.


Young enjoy fun at fair

Young enjoy fun at fair

The charity Christmas market, with its funfair rides, attracted many families.


Children parade to Ollerton light switch-on

Children parade to Ollerton light switch-on

More than a thousand people attended the annual switch-on of Ollerton and Boughton’s Christmas lights on Friday.


Alcohol order in place

Alcohol order in place

An order giving the police powers to seize alcohol from people drinking in public in Balderton will be in place in the new year.


Back Newark over Christmas

Back Newark over Christmas

Shoppers are being urged to back Newark this Christmas.


Bouquets for best buildings

Bouquets for best buildings

A Newark primary school was one of seven buildings to be honoured at the 2008 Newark Civic Awards.


Centre hopes under threat

Centre hopes under threat

Residents have been warned that if they do not decide on one of the shortlisted sites, they could have to wait many more years for a new health centre.


Club struggles for survival

Club struggles for survival

Members of a century-old working men’s club are being told to use it or risk losing it.


Cup for title-holder

Cup for title-holder

The winner of the Miss Nottinghamshire Young Farmers’ Club title 2008 is Miss Vicky Brightmore (23).


Design delights service

Design delights service

A pupil at a village primary school has won a competition to play a part in the design of a new logo to help recruit more foster carers in Nottinghamshire.


Enterprise is inspirational

Enterprise is inspirational

A keen fisherman who was paralysed after falling 10ft from a ladder is making a fresh start and encouraging others in difficulty to do the same.


Estate must use centre

Estate must use centre

Residents of a Newark estate are being urged to become more involved with their community centre or risk losing it.


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