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Banners beseech a big top boycott

Banners beseech a big top boycott

Protesters at Newark Showground on Saturday tried to persuade people to boycott the first performance of a controversial circus.


Blitz on yobs

Blitz on yobs

A controversial device that emits a high-pitched whine is to be used to help combat anti-social behaviour and crime on a Newark housing estate.


Bring on the books

Bring on the books

Events with a romantic theme have marked Library Lovers’ Week this week as the county council urges people to rekindle, or begin, a love for their local library.


Call for ban on town growth

Call for ban on town growth

A pressure group is calling for plans for more than 90 homes in Bingham to be not even considered until various improvements are in place in the town.


Chief to leave youth charity

Chief to leave youth charity

The chief executive of a Newark charity set up to help young people is leaving.


Church prepares to mark centenary

Church prepares to mark centenary

Past and present members meet next month for a reunion weekend marking the centenary of a Methodist church building.


Dedication and work rewarded

Dedication and work rewarded

Five Bingham residents have been honoured for their service to the community. They received civic awards from the Mayor of Bingham, Mr Francis Purdue-Horan, during a ceremony on Saturday.


D-i-y dad knocks up a palace

D-i-y dad knocks up a palace

A doting dad has transformed his children’s bedrooms — one into a princess’s palace and the other into a medieval castle.


Fair trading in the spotlight

Fair trading in the spotlight

A Caribbean banana farmer will speak at an event in Southwell to mark Fairtrade Fortnight.


Getting out and about

Getting out and about

The romantic theme of Library Lovers’ Week extended to the county’s mobile service.


Getting tough on young drinkers

Getting tough on young drinkers

Twenty-five bottles and cans of alcohol were seized in one evening during a crackdown on underage drinking and anti-social behaviour in Newark and Balderton.


Girls outshine boys in lessons

Girls outshine boys in lessons

Inspectors have rated a community school as satisfactory, but said boys are still lagging behind girls when it comes to achievement.


Glass trial is given approval

Glass trial is given approval

Glass recycling facilities are to return to Bingham after a three-year absence.


Help needed at lunch club

Help needed at lunch club

A scheme that helps older people continue to live in their own homes is appealing for more volunteers.


Homes agreed on factory site

Homes agreed on factory site

The jobs of more than 300 workers look secure following a decision to allow a multi-million pound development on a factory site.


Hoping for a safe crossing

Hoping for a safe crossing

A month-long pilot scheme will determine if a second full-time crossing patrol is needed to help pupils get to a village school.


Living in fear of yob gangs

Living in fear of yob gangs

Residents have spoken of their fear and distress caused by gangs of youths who descend on their estate at night.


Mixed results for developer

Mixed results for developer

A developer who wants to convert two homes into flats in Ollerton and Boughton was told on Tuesday he could go ahead with one of the plans but not the other.


Mum launches pool petition

Mum launches pool petition

The mother of a disabled girl who used Balderton Hydrotherapy Pool has vowed to do whatever it takes to get it reopened.


Newspaper creations revealed

Newspaper creations revealed

Old newspapers were used to create eye-catching structures by pupils at Holy Trinity Roman Catholic Primary School, Newark.


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