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Class carves a future for art

Class carves a future for art

The skills of an ancient art are being kept alive by a Bingham man who teaches people how to carve wooden sculptures.


District leads way on flood response

District leads way on flood response

Work carried out by Newark and Sherwood District Council after last year’s floods is being used as a model for other districts in Nottinghamshire.


Easing rules about lead

Easing rules about lead

Churches that want to replace lead stolen from their roofs with non-lead alternatives will be given the support of the Southwell and Nottingham Diocese where ever possible, the synod was told on Saturday.


Farmers thanks for fair deal

Farmers thanks for fair deal

A banana farmer from the Caribbean has thanked the people of Southwell for their commitment to Fair Trade.


Funeral figures falling short

Funeral figures falling short

Almost 900 cremations have taken place at a new crematorium in the last year, although this was not enough to see a town council receive any financial benefit.


Gang targets shoppers

Gang targets shoppers

A travelling gang of eastern Europeans is thought to be responsible for purse thefts from women aged 50 to 75.


Glass banks sites named

Glass banks sites named

Bingham has had no glass recycling facilities for more than two years but may soon find itself with 19 sites.


Hopes raised for revival

Hopes raised for revival

A council leader hopes the opening of a Boots pharmacy in Ollerton could signal the beginning of a retail boom that could attract more high street names to the town.


Late appeal for theatre restoration

Late appeal for theatre restoration

An amateur actor and theatre director says a former theatre, described as an important part of Southwell’s heritage, should be restored.


Life lessons could stop

Life lessons could stop

A charity that helps to educate youngsters about the dangers of drug and alcohol abuse could withdraw from Newark and Sherwood if financing cannot be found.


Musicians to mark school completion

Musicians to mark school completion

A week-long programme of concerts is planned to celebrate the completion of a school’s new buildings.


New-look tips wins praise

New-look tips wins praise

Users of Fiskerton tip have welcomed the reopening of the site this week after a month-long closure for improvements.


No news suits MPs

No news suits MPs

The public was barred from the historic meeting of Parliament’s Home Affairs Select Committee at Kelham Hall on Monday.


On course for for final marathon

On course for for final marathon

A nurse is running the London Marathon to raise money for a charity that works with young people with heart problems.


Paying more for police

Paying more for police

Nottinghamshire Police Authority’s budget is rising by 4.2% to almost £187m in the financial year that starts in April.


Plan hatched for egg production

Plan hatched for egg production

An application has been submitted for a free range egg production unit housing 16,000 birds.


Pride of place for plaque

Pride of place for plaque

A monument to an 18th Century doctor to a king is to be restored and will be rehung in a church after lying unseen for many years.


Protesters voice fears

Protesters voice fears

Opposition is mounting against the rumoured development of the last green space in the centre of Bingham.


Pupils welcome French head

Pupils welcome French head

Links between two schools, one in Newark and one in France, continue to grow after a four-day visit to the town by the French head.


Quake data recorded by school

Quake data recorded by school

Science students were worried their school’s seismograph had missed this week’s earthquake.


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