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Costly home for necklace

Costly home for necklace

The Gilstrap Centre is the preferred location for the Newark Torc, despite it being a more expensive option than Millgate Museum.


Court tax debt paid by friend

Court tax debt paid by friend

A man who failed to pay his council tax arrears has avoided a gaol term after a friend paid off the debt.


Drawing on new skills

Drawing on new skills

A huge banner and individual graffiti tags were made on Saturday when around 40 young people took part in an urban art workshop. The event also included skateboard and circus skills workshops.


Entries impress at village show

Entries impress at village show

About 100 people attended the 29th Leadenham Village Show on Saturday.


First brick laid in pavilion project

First brick laid in pavilion project

THE first brick of the £600,000 sports pavilion at Butt Field, Bingham, was laid yesterday.


Fly-tipping fire fear

Fly-tipping fire fear

Firefighters say fly-tippers are putting lives at risk after a spate of arson attacks close to a busy road.


From tiny tot to number one girl

From tiny tot to number one girl

The family of a baby born almost nine weeks early weighing 2lb 3oz will mark her first birthday with a party on Sunday.


Girls net cricketing honours

Girls net cricketing honours

A girls’ cricket team at Dukeries College, Ollerton, who are the current county champions, were presented with their medals and a trophy at an awards ceremony.


Hall at heart of new community

Hall at heart of new community

The keys to a long-awaited village hall, which cost £600,000 to complete, were handed over on Monday.


High risk theft

High risk theft

Thieves risked their lives to steal high-voltage cable from a railway line near Newark.


Library offers sports advice

Library offers sports advice

A scheme offering free advice to would-be sports coaches has been launched through Newark Library.


Mixed messages create confusion

Mixed messages create confusion

Highways officers are being asked to decide which of two signs, considered contradictory, at a town centre junction should be removed.


Mobile home plan opposed

Mobile home plan opposed

An action group has been set up to oppose plans for the use of a three-acre field for mobile homes for gipsies and travellers.


New focus for arts hub plan

New focus for arts hub plan

Architects have been appointed to draw up new plans for the redevelopment of Newark’s Old Magnus Buildings.


Offering everyone a sporting chance

Offering everyone a sporting chance

Polo is regarded by many as an elitist sport for members of high society, but people from all walks of life now have the chance to get in the saddle and play.


Play area campaign pays off

Play area campaign pays off

A mother who won an eight-month campaign for improvements to a play area says she is pleased with the results.


Priest to offer a warm welcome

Priest to offer a warm welcome

An Irish priest who has served parishioners across the Midlands for more than 35 years has become Newark’s new Roman Catholic parish priest.


Record of town talk wanted

Record of town talk wanted

Libraries in the Newark area are appealing for residents to come forward with local words and phrases as part of a project to mark the National Year Of Reading.


Road closed ahead

Road closed ahead

Campaigners are proposing to close Southwell’s main shopping street once a week to encourage more trade.


School’s green dream

School’s green dream

Two hens were among the attractions at an environmentally-friendly afternoon in Coddington Community Centre on Tuesday.


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