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Young and old join the parade

Young and old join the parade

The streets of Newark were alive to the sound of music as a New Orleans-style jazz parade made its way through the town in spectacular fashion on Sunday.


Young in need of caring families

Young in need of caring families

More foster carers are needed in the Newark and Sherwood area to provide homes for children.


All set for jazz spectacular

All set for jazz spectacular

Newark will be alive to the sound of jazz this weekend as the town’s annual jazz festival returns.


Artists take action

Artists take action

A couple who have been painting for 12 years sold prints of their work to raise money for a group of Christian Palestinians who will take part in an exchange visit to Southwell.


Award for cycling citizen

Award for cycling citizen

A pensioner who devotes all her spare time to helping others has been named Lincolnshire’s Citizen of the Year.


Church couple marks century

Church couple marks century

A service will be held at Southwell Minster tomorrow for a couple who between them have served 100 years in the Church of England.


Clean sweep on estate rubbish

Clean sweep on estate rubbish

Around 50 notices listing breaches of tenancy agreements were issued by Newark and Sherwood Homes during a clean-up operation on Newark’s Hawtonville estate.


Counting the cost

Counting the cost

PLANS to introduce pay and display machines in Bingham’s carparks at a cost of £47,400 have been put forward.


Couple helps club towards its goal

Couple helps club towards its goal

A football club has joined forces with a charity set up in memory of a teenager, by advertising it on the club’s strip.


Criticism over eco-town plan

Criticism over eco-town plan

The Mayor of Bingham, Mr George Davidson, has criticised Rushcliffe Borough Council for being secretive and undemocratic over plans for an eco-town at Newton.


Downing Street visit for petition actress

Downing Street visit for petition actress

A girl aged ten was one of 20 youngsters chosen to hand in a petition at 10 Downing Street demanding that the performance art licensing system for children be simplified.


European challenge for teen canoeist

European challenge for teen canoeist

A disabled canoeist from Newark will tomorrow represent Great Britain in the Paddleability section of the European Sprint Championships in Milan.


Focusing on climate change

Focusing on climate change

A former Conservative agriculture minister, Mr John Gummer, road-tested electric bikes when he officially opened the new Environment Village.


From ford to ferry

From ford to ferry

The site of an ancient river crossing has been renovated and its history recorded.


Heirlooms out for antiques experts

Heirlooms out for antiques experts

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


Help at hand for mayor

Help at hand for mayor

The new mayor of Ollerton and Boughton knows what to expect during her year in office because she is following in her husband’s footsteps.


Help is sought to aid charity

Help is sought to aid charity

A pub landlord is appealing for help with the organisation of a weekend of charity events.


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.


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