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Hunt rides into town

Hunt rides into town

Despite the rain, more than 1,000 people greeted the South Notts Hunt on Tuesday when members returned to Newark Market Place for the second consecutive year for their New Year’s Day meet.


Inn may become shops or homes

Inn may become shops or homes

A landmark public house faces an uncertain future after owners put it up for sale as a de-licensed property with a guide price of £600,000.


Lottery setback

Lottery setback

Plans to build a church and community centre have suffered a setback after Bingham Methodist Church failed in its bid for £1/2m from the lottery.


Nursery closure agreed

Nursery closure agreed

A nursery attached to Dukeries College and Complex is to close after its governing body decided a funding deficit was becoming too large.


Pupils parade their talent

Pupils parade their talent

An inter-house singing competition at the Minster School, Southwell, was won by Emily Stutchbury (13).


Residents reject drug-dealing tag

Residents reject drug-dealing tag

Two residents of council-owned flats in Newark have claimed in court that the block is a hive of drug use and dealing.


Shopping for ideas

Shopping for ideas

Public opinion is being sought on plans to turn council-owned land into a retail and leisure complex that could help to revitalise shopping in Ollerton.


Twinners eye new members

Twinners eye new members

Clubs and organisations are being asked to help maintain a 25-year twinning link between Southwell and the French town of Sees.


Waiting for club chance

Waiting for club chance

A recently reopened youth club is proving to be so popular it already has a waiting list.


Waiting game in early days

Waiting game in early days

When people in Southwell were first encouraged to try their hand at badminton up to 20 players queued to use the single court that was available.


60 follow Boxing Day hunt

60 follow Boxing Day hunt

More than 60 people followed the South Notts Hunt on Boxing Day.


Burglars struck twice

Burglars struck twice

A young couple have criticised the treatment they received from a landlord after they were burgled twice in five weeks.


Call to knock down mansion

Call to knock down mansion

Demolishing the Georgian mansion that is part of Newark’s Old Magnus Buildings could be one way to salvage plans for a cultural centre, according to a district councillor.


Club pitched into despair

Club pitched into despair

A group of young footballers have nowhere to train during the week because councillors in Balderton have stopped their club using its playing fields in the evenings.


County’s 3% tax hike call

County’s 3% tax hike call

Nottinghamshire County Council’s cabinet has proposed a rise in council tax of 3% next year which, it says, is 1.2 points below inflation.


Cut-price rate for hall hire

Cut-price rate for hall hire

Discounts on the cost of hiring rooms in Newark Town Hall are to be given to local community groups and people holding celebratory parties.


First-aid chief bids farewell

First-aid chief bids farewell

A chapter in the history of the Newark Division of St John Ambulance will close at midnight on December 31.


Getting into the swing of things

Getting into the swing of things

Youngsters have been getting to grips with some of the play equipment installed at the new Wynhill teenage adventure area in Bingham.


Granny’s recipes aid charity

Granny’s recipes aid charity

The grandmother of a girl who died from a brain tumour has published her third cookery book to raise money for medical research.


On course to stay at annexe

On course to stay at annexe

A piano-tuning and repair course run in Newark since 1972 looks set to stay put.


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