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Firm hopes for approval

Firm hopes for approval

A public inquiry into a refused planning application for the expansion of a mushroom farm in Southwell is expected to end today.


First-aid can be fun

First-aid can be fun

Efforts are being made to encourage more young people to join St John Ambulance.


Help for cancer families

Help for cancer families

A Farndon mother is backing a concert that will raise money to help families stay close to young cancer patients during their treatment.


Honours recognise community efforts

Honours recognise community efforts

Six residents have been rewarded for the work they do in the Bingham community.


More GPs required

More GPs required

The review will look at the need for additional GP provision, particularly in the south of Newark where up to 6,000 homes are planned under the Growth Point scheme.


Pubs still have pulling power

Pubs still have pulling power

Last month the Advertiser reported on the older, traditional pubs that had closed in Newark.


Pupils’ running totals

Pupils’ running totals

More than 300 pupils received certificates for completing a running challenge designed to help them get fit after the Christmas break.


Reliving the age of steam

Reliving the age of steam

Crowds of steam train enthusiasts stood at vantage points on the East Coast Mainline in and around Newark on Saturday.


Spotlight on health

Spotlight on health

One of the biggest reviews of health services for the Newark area in the 60-year history of the NHS is under way.


Staff go bananas

Staff go bananas

The supervisor at the Co-op, Victoria Street, Newark, Mrs Catherine Lobley (28) is today taking part in a bid to smash the world record for eating the most Fairtrade bananas in 24 hours.


Urged to help town bloom

Urged to help town bloom

A committee set up by Newark Town Council to prepare for the town’s entry in the East Midlands In Bloom competition wants more people to get involved.


Volunteers needed for club

Volunteers needed for club

More volunteers are needed to keep open a well-established Southwell club that allows elderly people to socialise and keep active.


Problem birds now penned in

Problem birds now penned in

Geese that attacked and injured walkers on a public footpath have been confined to a pen.


Crossing patrol on hold

Crossing patrol on hold

A school that has been without a crossing patrol for more than three years is still waiting — despite someone stepping forward for the job six months ago.


Zero rating for home

Zero rating for home

A care home has scored the lowest possible rating in a random inspection after it was found it was failing to give its staff enough training.


Bristling over buses

Bristling over buses

Ways of reducing the number of buses waiting in Bingham are being investigated after complaints from residents.


Manor to be reborn

Manor to be reborn

Councillors have voted in favour of plans to compulsory purchase the derelict manor house in Bingham.


Train company proposes job losses

Train company proposes job losses

East Midlands Trains is consulting staff representatives on plans to cut 162 jobs. The company operates trains on the Lincoln to Nottingham line that runs through the Newark area.


Work to repair gas leak

Work to repair gas leak

A gas leak that is causing delays on the A46 near Bingham should be fixed by 4pm today.


Pedestrian in fatal car collision named

Pedestrian in fatal car collision named

Police have named the pedestrian who died after being in collision with a car on Sunday as Betty Cook (85) of Collingham.


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