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Statue to mark apple’s roots

Statue to mark apple’s roots

A bronze statue could be erected in Southwell to celebrate the planting of the first Bramley apple tree.


Tax rise is approved

Tax rise is approved

A last-minute move by the Liberal Democrats on Rushcliffe Borough Council to cut the proposed 3.9% council tax increase failed.


Tradition prompts thoughts of future

Tradition prompts thoughts of future

A vision is needed to ensure Newark remains commercially and economically safe for the future, according to the chairman of the town’s business club, Mr Dean Hyde.


Views sought on bus plans

Views sought on bus plans

A bus company, which is planning to alter the route of its services running from Bingham to Nottingham, wants passengers to give their views about the changes.


Volunteers in need of HQ

Volunteers in need of HQ

A volunteer charity that has helped people throughout the district for more than 30 years is looking for new premises because its council landlord is set to sell its base.


Winds cancel trade again

Winds cancel trade again

Newark market was cancelled on Wednesday — for the third time in just over a month — because of the severe weather forecast.


Artwork provides some light relief

Artwork provides some light relief

Exhibitions of paintings and other artwork are planned to brighten up a doctors’ waiting room.


Bags blight hedgerows

Bags blight hedgerows

A couple who live near a tip are extremely concerned for the environment after high winds blew hundreds of plastic carrier bags across fields, into hedges and trees at the weekend.


Boy fails in school bid

Boy fails in school bid

A schoolboy is to be separated from his friends after The Minster School, Southwell, turned him down.


Campus lures Olympians

Campus lures Olympians

Olympic athletes are expected to set up a training camp near Southwell for the 2012 London Olympic Games.


Campus lures Olympians

Campus lures Olympians

Olympic athletes are expected to set up a training camp near Southwell for the 2012 London Olympic Games.


Complete rethink on restaurant

Complete rethink on restaurant

Councillors who originally supported plans for a town centre restaurant have changed their minds.


Cyclists on course for safety

Cyclists on course for safety

Youngsters have been brushing up on their cycling skills.


Dragon misses out on parade

Dragon misses out on parade

A St George’s Day celebration will not include a dragon parade this year, but organisers are still hoping for an exciting day of events.


Hospital speeds up system

Hospital speeds up system

More than 80 vasectomy patients have made use of a fast track clinic at Newark Hospital, and waiting lists have been reduced from up to 16 weeks to as little as seven days.


Inn fails to make the list

Inn fails to make the list

An attempt to get a public house listed for protection has been rejected.


Just the job

Just the job

Five hundred extra jobs could be created in Bingham if plans to build an employment park on the outskirts of the town receive the go ahead.


Laser bid launch by Lions

Laser bid launch by Lions

An appeal for money to buy laser equipment for Newark Hospital is to be launched by several Lions clubs in the area.


Lost for words

Lost for words

New league tables rank Newark High School and Magnus Church of England School among the worst 100 in the country for test scores in basic subjects, and for progress made by 14-year-olds.


Malay medals 50 years late

Malay medals 50 years late

Several men in the Advertiser area are to be honoured for their service in Malaya more than 40 years ago.


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