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Stand up for free speech

Stand up for free speech

A former town councillor has launched a campaign for a Speakers’ Corner in Newark.


Top of the class

Top of the class

School league tables have revealed that Dukeries College, Ollerton, is the best secondary school in Nottinghamshire for pupils’ progress.


Town poll scrapped

Town poll scrapped

A pensioner has abandoned his plans of calling for a referendum on whether or not Bingham Town Council should give £400,000 towards building a church and community centre.


Village unites on road safety

Village unites on road safety

Villagers are being urged to work together to improve safety on a busy road near a school.


Walk aims to keep medics airborne

Walk aims to keep medics airborne

A Southwell man plans to walk Hadrian’s Wall to raise money for the Lincolnshire and Nottinghamshire air ambulance.


Winds bring chaos

Winds bring chaos

Newark market was cancelled on Saturday for the second time in a month because of high winds.


Workers bus fears allayed

Workers bus fears allayed

The future of an underused rural bus service looks uncertain after a council admitted it will have to pick up the bill when Government subsidies run out this month.


A chance to serve and be sociable

A chance to serve and be sociable

A club that supports charities and organisations in Newark and around the world marks its 21st anniversary on Tuesday.


Action call on danger road

Action call on danger road

A mother is starting a petition to highlight problems caused by speeding traffic through a village.


Arsonists blamed for centre fire

Arsonists blamed for centre fire

Police suspect a fire at a village community centre was started deliberately. The blaze at Farnsfield Village Centre, New Hill, Farnsfield, started at around 9am on Tuesday.


Babies taught the art of small talk

Babies taught the art of small talk

Classes that teach babies to communicate using sign language before they can talk are proving popular in Bingham.


Bobbies on the doorstep to cut crime

Bobbies on the doorstep to cut crime

Police and the Advertiser are joining forces in an attempt to halt sneak-in burglaries in Balderton.


Brought to book

Brought to book

Traffic wardens will return to the Newark district in May, handing out fines of up to £70. Three will concentrate on the town,where a virtual free-for-all has throttled the streets for two years.


Brought to book

Brought to book

Traffic wardens will be back on the streets of Newark and Sherwood from May 12, handing out fines of up to £70.


Brought to book

Brought to book

Traffic wardens will return to the streets in May, handing out fines of up to £70. Five wardens will be dedicated to Rushcliffe.


Brought to book

Brought to book

Traffic wardens will return to the streets of Newark and Sherwood in May, handing out fines of up to £70.


Class carves a future for art

Class carves a future for art

The skills of an ancient art are being kept alive by a Bingham man who teaches people how to carve wooden sculptures.


District leads way on flood response

District leads way on flood response

Work carried out by Newark and Sherwood District Council after last year’s floods is being used as a model for other districts in Nottinghamshire.


Easing rules about lead

Easing rules about lead

Churches that want to replace lead stolen from their roofs with non-lead alternatives will be given the support of the Southwell and Nottingham Diocese where ever possible, the synod was told on Saturday.


Farmers thanks for fair deal

Farmers thanks for fair deal

A banana farmer from the Caribbean has thanked the people of Southwell for their commitment to Fair Trade.


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