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Gardeners warm to chilly show

Gardeners warm to chilly show

Thousands attended the Newark and Nottinghamshire Garden Show on Newark Showground at the weekend, despite bad weather.


Green messages go up and away

Green messages go up and away

Pupils at a primary school released balloons to mark Earth Day on Monday.


Hotel site approved for homes

Hotel site approved for homes

Approval has been given for homes on the derelict Robin Hood Hotel site in Newark despite calls for a rethink over the scheme by the chairman of Newark Town Council planning committee, Mr Peter Foster.


Jumping to a fitter lifestyle

Jumping to a fitter lifestyle

Adult trampolining classes are proving a huge hit in Bingham by giving people the chance to revisit their youth and have fun while exercising.


Little lambs a lucky find

Little lambs a lucky find

A newborn lamb missing for three days was found fit and well after being buried in a bale of hay.


Making contact in town

Making contact in town

A contact point for Rushcliffe Borough Council will open in Bingham on Thursday to give people easier access to services such as payments, benefits and bus passes.


Model message on handwashing

Model message on handwashing

A lifesize cardboard ‘talking’ nurse at Newark Hospital is being used as part of the latest campaign to encourage visitors and staff to wash their hands.


MP backed miners against pit closures

MP backed miners against pit closures

Newark’s former Conservative MP Mr Richard Thain Alexander died on Sunday, four years after being diagnosed with cancer. He was 73.


On the trail of pubs past and present

On the trail of pubs past and present

A group of history enthusiasts took a trip down memory lane when they were taken on a tour of Southwell’s historic pubs.


Party time for home residents

Party time for home residents

Residents and staff at a Boughton care home saved from closure celebrated with a party on Monday.


Petition on parking

Petition on parking

Town councillors are calling for opponents of planned parking charges in Southwell to make their feelings known.


Picture plea from society

Picture plea from society

Modern photographs are needed as part of a project to record the history of Southwell.


Plotting the bridal path to church

Plotting the bridal path to church

The Southwell and Nottingham diocese is to do all it can to encourage more couples to marry in church.


Pupils feel the African beat

Pupils feel the African beat

The sounds of Africa echoed through Lowe’s Wong Junior School, Southwell, as pupils took part in drumming workshops.


Recycling centres rejected

Recycling centres rejected

Five possible sites for a six-month glass recycling trial by Rushcliffe Borough Council in Bingham have been turned down by Nottinghamshire County Council.


Royal award for baby-care firm

Royal award for baby-care firm

A baby-care company, set up by a couple three years ago and now exporting worldwide, has won a Queen’s Award For Enterprise.


School top for truants

School top for truants

The Magnus Church of England School in Newark has one of the highest levels of persistent absence in the county.


Stage all set for diners

Stage all set for diners

A former theatre in Southwell town centre is to be converted into a restaurant, despite a petition signed by 600 people opposing the idea.


Star inspired by school days

Star inspired by school days

One of the nation’s biggest TV stars has paid tribute to his inspirational teachers at the Minster School, Southwell.


Taking a look at St Johns base

Taking a look at St Johns base

St John Ambulance’s new £600,000 headquarters on Telford Drive, Newark, was open to visitors at the weekend.


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