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Raising levels at centre

Raising levels at centre

It is six months since a private company took over the management of Bingham Leisure Centre, sparking concerns about falling standards and rising prices.


Rector tempted by Wilderness

Rector tempted by Wilderness

The Rector of Newark is to take three months’ study leave with his family in South Africa in the summer.


Reeling in new recruits

Reeling in new recruits

Bingham Fire Station is on the look-out for potential part-time firefighters as part of its latest recruitment drive.


Relief to vulnerable residents

Relief to vulnerable residents

Although she welcomed the asbos, Newark and Sherwood district councillor Mrs Gill Dawn said they did not go far enough.


Riverside footpath re-opens

Riverside footpath re-opens

Villagers are being urged to use a newly-opened section of footpath that was closed to the public for 50 years.


Running amoke on rooftops

Running amoke on rooftops

This is Beaumont Walk, one of the five areas the boys are banned from entering.


School passes on minster view

School passes on minster view

A large reproduction of an engraving of Southwell Minster is to be restored.


Skills in demand on missions of mercy

Skills in demand on missions of mercy

A dentist is preparing to travel to Africa where he will help people in one of the poorest countries in the world.


Stars come out for good cause

Stars come out for good cause

More well-known showbiz names have been lined-up to appear at a village pub to help to raise money for charity.


Tables show schools must do better

Tables show schools must do better

Schools in the Newark area are still among the worst in the county for GCSE passes that include maths and English.


Take a walk with llamas in tow

Take a walk with llamas in tow

Trekking with llamas isn’t something normally associated with the Nottinghamshire countryside but that looks set to change thanks to a couple from Barnby-in-the-Willows.


Uninspired by bridge

Uninspired by bridge

A bridge that replaced one that collapsed during flooding in June has prompted criticism over its design.


Urged to take up awards challenge

Urged to take up awards challenge

Youngsters in the Newark area are being urged to join a scheme that encourages them to learn new skills, stretch their physical limits and help others.


Vandals strip life from trees

Vandals strip life from trees

Trees in Southwell town centre have been killed by vandals pulling bark off the trunks.


Village to save slice of history

Village to save slice of history

Restoration plans have been drawn up to protect a stone dating back at least 800 years so that people can learn about its history.


Warning for bikers

Warning for bikers

PEOPLE who illegally ride their motorcycles around Ollerton are being warned that their bikes will be crushed if they are caught.


Whitehall to net £75,000 in fines

Whitehall to net £75,000 in fines

The government has made a huge profit from the Christmas purge on parking in Newark town centre.


8,500 oppose closure plan

8,500 oppose closure plan

More than 8,500 people have signed a petition opposing the closure of a care home in Boughton.


Aiming for the stars

Aiming for the stars

Pupils at the Minster School, Southwell, are launching rockets and measuring earthquakes as part of a £17,000 science project.


Anguish for artists at centre

Anguish for artists at centre

Pottery enthusiasts from the Newark area are campaigning against changes to services at Rufford Ceramics Centre.


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