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Inspector praise for school work

Inspector praise for school work

A primary school has been judged outstanding overall for the first time by an education inspector.


Motorbikes stolen from workshop

Motorbikes stolen from workshop

Police are appealing for information after three motorbikes were stolen from a workshop in Foston.


Cancer charity chairman retires

Cancer charity chairman retires

A doctor who was chairman of the Newark branch of Cancer Research UK for 37 years has retired.


Business ideas discussed

Business ideas discussed

A forum set up by Newark Business Club to look at education issues held its first meeting.


Damage caught on camera

Damage caught on camera

Work is under way to replace a security camera that was knocked down by a lorry on Tuesday.


Hundreds to attend centre’s official opening

Hundreds to attend centre’s official opening

Several hundred people are expected to attend the official opening of a new community centre on Saturday.


Joel’s mum supports charity concert

Joel’s mum supports charity concert

The mother of Joel Picker-Spence is backing a concert to raise money towards accommodation for the families of cancer patients.


Air ambulance benefits from manure challenge

Air ambulance benefits from manure challenge

A 24-hour muck spread raised more than £700 for the Lincolnshire and Nottinghamshire Air Ambulance.


Young first aiders needed

Young first aiders needed

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


Help needed to make town bloom

Help needed to make 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 local people to get involved.


Parking charges change

Parking charges change

The cost of parking for an hour in Newark is to be cut from next month but it will cost more for long stays.


Extra bin option for residents

Extra bin option for residents

A third bin for green waste is to be offered to residents in the Lowdham and Ollerton areas at a cost of £26 a year. The idea was agreed by Newark and Sherwood District Cabinet last week.


Steam engine passes through Newark

Steam engine passes through Newark

Crowds of train enthusiasts gathered at vantage points on the East Coast mainline on Saturday to see a restored steam engine.


Council tax freeze to be debated

Council tax freeze to be debated

The final piece in the council tax jigsaw for Newark and Sherwood residents will be made on Monday.


Pub’s profits increase

Pub’s profits increase

Many pubs are struggling to survive a fall in trade and the economic downturn, yet some landlords paint a much different picture.


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.


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