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Heart attack after theft

Heart attack after theft

A pensioner suffered a heart attack after a youth followed her into her house and stole her handbag.


Hundreds sign to save village bus

Hundreds sign to save village bus

Hundreds of villagers have signed petitions in a bid to save a bus service.


Licence to fine

Licence to fine

Council workers have new powers to issue on-the-spot fines for anti-social behaviour.


Offering parents food for thought

Offering parents food for thought

Baby Café is one of the latest initiatives in Newark and Sherwood to help spread the message about the benefits of healthy eating.


On track with bike challenge

On track with bike challenge

A trio of cyclists are said to be making good progress as they attempt to cycle from Canada to Mexico.


Outcry over homes sites

Outcry over homes sites

Town councillors and residents have voiced concerns over all but one of 19 suggested sites for 1,900 homes in Southwell.


Peacocks look set to stay

Peacocks look set to stay

Noisy peacocks have won a reprieve and look set to stay at their village home.


Putting pride into pavilion

Putting pride into pavilion

A community-minded parish councillor has helped transform the outside of a pavilion after it was targeted by vandals.


Query over clean-up

Query over clean-up

People living on a Newark housing estate claim a much-needed clean-up of the area took place only because the company that manages council housing stock risked losing money and prestige.


Regional win for volunteer

Regional win for volunteer

A volunteer who devotes much of her time to community projects, including a village museum, has been named the Heritage Hero of the East Midlands.


Rethink means extra toilets

Rethink means extra toilets

Mobile toilets will be provided in Newark town centre for this weekend’s food and drink festival.


Riverside picnic pulls in crowds

Riverside picnic pulls in crowds

The bright Bank Holiday sunshine attracted an estimated 2,500 people to the Riverside Park in Newark for a summer picnic and brass band concert.


Set to fight floods

Set to fight floods

Around £100,000 has been spent equipping communities in Newark and Sherwood to deal with the immediate aftermath of flooding.


Sights set on bowls glory

Sights set on bowls glory

A talented young bowler has his sights set on winning national titles and hopes one day to represent England in the Commonwealth Games.


Tapes ditched in CD switch

Tapes ditched in CD switch

A GROUP that produces a free monthly magazine on tape for the blind, housebound and elderly is set to move into the 21st Century.


The price of progress

The price of progress

Up to half of Warner’s Paddock could be used to build the new Bingham health centre, if it is chosen as the preferred site.


Time change by KFC

Time change by KFC

A fast food restaurant is applying to stay open until the early hours of the morning, prompting residents’ fears that it could lead to anti-social behaviour.


Village buses to continue service

Village buses to continue service

Fears that a bus which provides services for people travelling to shop or work in Ollerton is to be axed have proved unfounded.


Voluntary work inspires

Voluntary work inspires

Architecture student from Bingham has returned from volunteering in Uganda, where she helped to build a medical centre to treat people with Aids.


A-level results

A-level results

Newark And District A-Level results


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