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New divisional commander for Newark, Bassetlaw and Sherwood

New divisional commander for Newark, Bassetlaw and Sherwood

The new Chief Superintendent for Newark, Bassetlaw and Sherwood, takes up his post today.


Newark Cemetery group appoints president

Newark Cemetery group appoints president

The widow of the former Newark MP, Mr Richard Alexander, is the first honorary president of the Friends of Newark Cemetery.


Police asked to tackle illegal cycling

Police asked to tackle illegal cycling

A call has been made for a crack down on illegal cycling on pavements to prevent accidents involving pedestrians.


First circus elephants attract small crowd

First circus elephants attract small crowd

The opening performance of the first circus in the UK to feature elephants for more than ten years attracted a crowd of just 30 people.


Missing horse found

Missing horse found

The owner of a palomino horse which escaped from its field has been found safe and well.


Murder conviction appeal

Murder conviction appeal

A man who pleaded guilty to murder is planning to challenge his conviction at London’s Court of Appeal.


400 march for right to power jobs

400 march for right to power jobs

ABOUT 400 trade unionists marched through Newark on Tuesday on their way to hear their national general secretary address them.


Aircraft challenge a success

Aircraft challenge a success

Two Vulcan enthusiasts from Newark expect to have helped raise £56,000 towards enabling the last airworthy Vulcan, the XH558, to make another RAF memorial flight.


Big-top blessing amid circus outcry

Big-top blessing amid circus outcry

A circus criticised for its use of animals, particularly elephants, is due to have its big top blessed before it opens at Newark Showground today.


Bins installed with smokers in mind

Bins installed with smokers in mind

Forty new litter bins will replace those in Newark town centre in a bid to cut the amount of litter and cigarette ends on the streets.


Bureau looks to estate

Bureau looks to estate

There are plans to open a Citizens’ Advice Bureau on the Hawtonville estate in Newark.


Bypass option

Bypass option

Sites for a hotel and a community centre are included in a formal bid to gain development approval for 25 hectares at Southwell.


Club spirit rises with new rooms

Club spirit rises with new rooms

Sports teams are looking to the future after taking delivery of new changing rooms, three years after the old ones burnt down.


Community cleans up

Community cleans up

Sixty-five bags of rubbish were collected by villagers in an annual litter-pick.


Crafts on show in aid of mosaic

Crafts on show in aid of mosaic

An art and craft exhibition is being held to raise money for a commemorative mosaic that will mark 300 years since the death of a vicar who was instrumental in stopping the spread of the Black Death.


Cromwell to steam into town

Cromwell to steam into town

During the English Civil War the name Oliver Cromwell was despised by Newark’s largely Royalist residents.


Dog makes residents’ day

Dog makes residents’ day

A rescue greyhound has become a firm favourite with residents at a Southwell care home.


Drugs ruled out

Drugs ruled out

Drugs and alcohol have been ruled out as reasons that could have caused a crash that claimed six lives.


Factory days cut

Factory days cut

The number of working days at NSK’s Newark factory is to be slashed in April, May and June in a bid to prevent further job losses.


Fake bands booked

Fake bands booked

Coldplay, U2 and Green Day tribute bands will be among performers at Ollerton’s first Fake Festival.


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