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Steam train passes through Newark

Steam train passes through Newark

Around 40 people gathered to watch the first new mainline steam locomotive to be built in Britain for almost 50 years pass through Newark.


Charity ball at Kelham Hall

Charity ball at Kelham Hall

A Valentine’s Day ball at Kelham Hall will raise money for the NSPCC.


A ripping time to raise money

A ripping time to raise money

A mother-of-six who has breast cancer is urging women of all ages to examine their breasts regularly for lumps — and to know what to look for.


Beers on tap amid ballroom splendour

Beers on tap amid ballroom splendour

Organisers of the first winter beer festival in Newark raised a glass to its success as hundreds of people attended at the weekend.


Big threat to Shires’ future

Big threat to Shires’ future

Younger people should be encouraged to take an interest in Shire horses to help safeguard the future of the breed.


Blow for jazz fans

Blow for jazz fans

This year’s Newark Jazz Festival has been cancelled because not enough money was raised to pay for it.


Books back on the road

Books back on the road

A voluntary scheme that delivers books to people unable to visit the library is being re-established in Southwell.


Breaking free

Breaking free

THE first step has been taken towards Toot Hill School, Bingham, becoming more independent of county council control.


Campaign for welfare

Campaign for welfare

Protesters gathered outside Ollerton and Bevercotes Miners’ Welfare yesterday to campaign against plans to close it.


Car crash wrecks couple’s house

Car crash wrecks couple’s house

A couple have had to move out of the home where they have lived for 46 years after it was badly damaged by a car.


Case for charities for be back at switch-on

Case for charities for be back at switch-on

A charity market should return as part of the switch-on of Newark’s Christmas lights, according to the deputy Mayor of Newark, Mrs Rita Crowe.


Chance to record mining memories

Chance to record mining memories

People from Ollerton and the surrounding area stepped on board a BBC radio bus to share experiences and memorabilia of mining life.


Chemical store bid sparks fear

Chemical store bid sparks fear

A company’s plans to use hazardous chemicals close to a residential area are causing concern.


Church rewards young members

Church rewards young members

Around 60 children and youths received awards from the Salvation Army on Sunday, where they also took part in a craft session.


Dead cows left to rot

Dead cows left to rot

A farmer walked away from his responsibilities to his livestock and left cattle carcasses to rot to the point where his yard became rat-infested, Newark magistrates heard.


Design skills blossom

Design skills blossom

A shield decorated with an image of a blossoming sunflower is the new logo for Winthorpe Primary School.


Due to decide A46 millions

Due to decide A46 millions

The East Midlands Regional Assembly meets today to decide whether to contribute £174m towards the dualling of the A46.


Feeling the chill over gas issue

Feeling the chill over gas issue

A couple are using candles to keep warm because they say the gas heating system in their council flat causes health problems.


Firms’ interest in conversion

Firms’ interest in conversion

Plans to transform a listed building in the centre of Bingham into a bar, restaurant and office space with an underground carpark are due to be submitted today.


Foundation struck off charity register

Foundation struck off charity register

A foundation that collected clothing in and around Newark supposedly to support terminally-ill babies has been struck off the Charity Commission’s register.


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