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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.


Pupils find place in community

Pupils find place in community

The importance of engaging with the wider community was highlighted at a school’s annual prize-giving ceremony.


Revisions for pavilion plan

Revisions for pavilion plan

Plans for a pavilion that is to be built as part of the Butt Field development in Bingham are to be revised.


Sounding the last post

Sounding the last post

A postmaster fears he may not be able to find work after the closure of his small Post Office was confirmed.


TV bikers bounty

TV bikers bounty

A pair of television cooks who travel the world on their motorcycles created a feast in a Newark restaurant on Friday.


Upholding tradition

Upholding tradition

Farmers escaped the embarrassment of being fined by the country’s last remaining manorial government by adhering to rules dating back to medieval times.


Use it or lose it plea for centre

Use it or lose it plea for centre

Two Conservative councillors have taken over from Labour Party members in the running of a community centre, and hope to revive its flagging fortunes.


Alcohol ban at play area

Alcohol ban at play area

A village playing field will become an alcohol-free zone after the district council agreed to a request from residents.


Bring back fun days

Bring back fun days

The annual Newark Festival could make a comeback, and be even bigger than before.


BT hangs up on payphone users

BT hangs up on payphone users

A telephone box in Southwell has been taken away by British Telecom without consultation with residents or the town council.


Cars spoil smarter streets

Cars spoil smarter streets

Shopkeepers say parking enforcement is needed if work to improve several town centre streets is to prove worthwhile.


Course choices prove popular

Course choices prove popular

The newly refurbished Bingham centre of South Nottingham College has re-opened its doors, offering many new and varied courses.


Farewell to band

Farewell to band

Past and present members of Toot Hill Dance Band crammed into the dining room and concert hall at Toot Hill School, Bingham, to mark the end of the band.


Getting tough on parking

Getting tough on parking

Drivers entering and leaving Southwell’s Co-op carpark are to have their car registration numbers snapped by cameras as part of a clampdown on parking restrictions.


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