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Bright idea to aid hospice

Bright idea to aid hospice

A carol service at which people gave to charity in exchange for placing lights on a Christmas tree in memory of loved ones, was held on Sunday.


Christmas carnival is a crowd pleaser

Christmas carnival is a crowd pleaser

Crowds attended a carnival in Newark Market Place on Sunday to follow-up the previous weekend’s ceremonial switch-on of the Christmas lights.


Club tackles foul play

Club tackles foul play

Dog owners who walk their pets on rugby club pitches have been told to clean up after them or face being banned from the area.


Crowds flock to switch-on

Crowds flock to switch-on

Hundreds of Ollerton residents got into the festive mood when Jack Frost arrived in the town on Friday to lead the Christmas celebrations.


Crowds flock to town fair

Crowds flock to town fair

Stilt walkers, Santa and a jazz band were just some of the entertainers at Bingham’s annual Christmas fair on Friday — setting the scene in the town for the festive season.


Dismay at Asda price

Dismay at Asda price

Newark town councillors are objecting to the Asda supermarket planned for Potterdyke carpark in Newark, and the scheme to move the town’s bus station to The Wharf.


Evening parking fee

Evening parking fee

Evening charges are to be introduced at The Wharf, Appletongate, London Road and Potterdyke carparks in Newark.


Forest loses out in £50m lottery vote

Forest loses out in £50m lottery vote

Sherwood Forest has missed out on a £50m lottery grant that would have seen the visitor centre transformed, and thousands of new oak trees planted.


Inspector praises standards

Inspector praises standards

A day nursery teaches good and consistent hygiene practices, nourishes children with healthy food and has staff that teach foundation stage well, according to Ofsted inspectors.


Lights fail to dazzle

Lights fail to dazzle

Newark’s Christmas lights have failed to inspire the festive spirit in many people this year.


Lights shine in the minster

Lights shine in the minster

A Christingle service in Southwell Minster was attended by about 200 people and raised £350 for the Children’s Society.


Lorry row rumbles on

Lorry row rumbles on

Residents have signed a petition demanding an end to heavy traffic travelling through Bingham.


Magical tale is brought to life

Magical tale is brought to life

This year’s magical pantomime at the Palace Theatre, Newark, Snow White And The Seven Dwarfs, began its run on Wednesday (Dec 12).


Marketing fresh air and food

Marketing fresh air and food

Outdoor dining could be on the way in Newark Market Place.


Music finds new venue

Music finds new venue

A choir of more than 100 children from the junior sections of schools throughout the Newark area took part in Christmas Music on Friday.


Pavilion for the people

Pavilion for the people

A council is planning to hand over a £200,000 pavilion to a community group.


Piles of smiles ahead

Piles of smiles ahead

Hundreds of toys, and money by the fistful to help the Newark area’s needy children have flooded in to the town’s Salvation Army.


PO closures will affect businesses

PO closures will affect businesses

Post offices in Laxton, Brant Broughton and Epperstone will shut as part of the national closure programme, it was confirmed this week.


Pupils and pictures

Pupils and pictures

Entries in a photography competition are on display on a school’s plasma screens.


Pupils delight at festive scene

Pupils delight at festive scene

A caretaker has kept up his tradition of creating a Christmas scene for children at the school where he works.


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