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Out with the old — times up for signs

Out with the old — times up for signs

Unwanted and out-of-date road signs in Southwell are cluttering up the town, it has been claimed.


Parking pay and dismay

Parking pay and dismay

A final attempt has been made to protect the future of free carparking in Southwell.


Pupils can keep on running

Pupils can keep on running

A £55,000 all-weather sports pitch means pupils at a Southwell school can exercise outside throughout the year.


Rethink on mushroom farm expansion

Rethink on mushroom farm expansion

A proposed expansion of a Southwell mushroom farm was refused on Tuesday after being considered for a second time by district councillors.


Rise in towns tax demand

Rise in towns tax demand

Taxpayers will have to pay around an extra £3 per household under Bingham Town Council’s spending plans for next year.


School is on top form

School is on top form

The overall effectiveness of John Hunt Infants’ School, Balderton, is outstanding, an Ofsted inspector has reported.


Set to rethink bus station site

Set to rethink bus station site

Plans to site Newark’s new bus station at The Wharf could be scrapped after widespread demands for a rethink.


Sound idea

Sound idea

Children at a village nursery school are taking part in a university project designed to teach them more about their communities and the wider world.


Trained to save lives

Trained to save lives

Residents could be trained to give life-saving treatment before professional help arrives at an emergency.


Urged to work together

Urged to work together

Everyone should work together to tackle problems in Balderton, a Safer Neighbourhood Group meeting in the village centre was told on Monday.


A matter of opinion on riding plans

A matter of opinion on riding plans

Residents who opposed plans for a gipsy caravan park just outside Southwell have welcomed new proposals that could see the site used as an equestrian centre.


Artists capture body beautiful

Artists capture body beautiful

A range of work produced by local artists during life drawing sessions is being exhibited at Southwell Artspace.


Boys under orders

Boys under orders

A boy of ten, one of 12 and another of 16 have been given anti-social behaviour orders by Newark Youth Court to stop them terrorising old folk who live nearby.


Community that cares

Community that cares

A fund set up by the parents of a little girl with a debilitating muscle disease is nearing £40,000.


Delays fear for centre

Delays fear for centre

A pressure group has called for plans for a new health centre in Bingham to be made a top priority.


Fears for 999 base

Fears for 999 base

Fears are mounting that ambulances from Newark could be moved to Ollerton.


Firms homes plan accepted

Firms homes plan accepted

Planners have backed down over demands for more homes to rent when the Flowserve site is redeveloped at Balderton.


Growing need for fresh food

Growing need for fresh food

A community food co-operative that has been running for a year is proving so popular that there are plans to take it into schools.


Home campaigners face waiting game

Home campaigners face waiting game

Campaigners and residents of a care home earmarked for closure feel they have done all they can to stop its closure, and can only now anxiously await the results of the public questionnaires.


Lane damage blamed on farm lorries

Lane damage blamed on farm lorries

Residents fear the road where they live will be ruined if a planned expansion of a mushroom farm goes ahead.


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