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£40,000 for centre fittings

£40,000 for centre fittings

An extra £40,000 will be given towards a community centre at Fernwood.


Artists aid for charity

Artists aid for charity

Daffodil-themed pictures were exhibited as part of a competition held to raise money for a cancer charity.


Bid to be bag-free

Bid to be bag-free

A campaign has started to ban plastic carrier bags in Southwell.


Buses to serve new village

Buses to serve new village

Fernwood will soon have its first bus service. Marshalls Coaches of Sutton-on-Trent has told the Traffic Commissioner that it will launch the Fernwood Flyer on May 19.


Cut price trim for Services

Cut price trim for Services

Services personnel are being offered a haircut at a snip of a price if they go to a barbers in Ollerton.


Duke impressed by St John HQ

Duke impressed by St John HQ

The Queen’s first cousin, the Duke of Gloucester, officially opened the £600,000 headquarters of the Newark division of St John Ambulance on Tuesday.


Easy pickings for sneak thieves

Easy pickings for sneak thieves

A spate of sneak-in burglaries prompted police to take up a suggestion by the Advertiser to test just how seriously householders took the security of their homes. Reporter DAN CHURCHER accompanied the police to check home security in Balderton. This is what he found.


Fence separates sides in land row

Fence separates sides in land row

Access for community groups and clubs to the all-weather sports pitch at the Minster School, Southwell, could be delayed. CAROLINE BOYD reports on the dispute between Southwell Rugby Club and Nottinghamshire County Council that centres on the ownership of a small piece of land.


Friendship prompts swim for charity

Friendship prompts swim for charity

A woman who lost two close friends to cancer is taking part in a swimathon to raise money to fight the disease.


From tight budget to dream wedding

From tight budget to dream wedding

The Advertiser Bride Of the Year 2008 is Miss Amanda Aitchison (23) of Albion Street, Newark.


Growing interest in breast cancer group

Growing interest in breast cancer group

The first meeting of a breast cancer support group in Southwell was attended by 18 women who had or were recovering from the disease.


Growth plan anger

Growth plan anger

Plans to build 6,000 homes near Bingham should not go ahead unless major improvements are made to roads and services, it has been claimed.


Laptop theft alarms

Laptop theft alarms

Nottinghamshire County Council says the public should not be alarmed by the theft of a laptop that is programmed to access the identities of thousands of Newark area people.


Learning is for all says archbishop

Learning is for all says archbishop

Education should be an activity for the whole community, according to the Archbishop of York, the Most Rev Dr John Sentamu.


Medallions presented

Medallions presented

A replica of a medallion first struck by Josiah Wedgwood in 1787 was given to the head of the Minster School in a surprise presentation by the archbishop.


Name change reconsidered

Name change reconsidered

The controversial decision to rename Balderton Parish Council as a town council will be reconsidered on Wednesday.


On familiar ground

On familiar ground

A full-time community groundsman has been appointed in Southwell.


Parking spaces to be created

Parking spaces to be created

Plans to convert listed buildings in Bingham’s Market Place into an upmarket bar and restaurant are to include an underground carpark that could be used by the public.


Serving best tea in town

Serving best tea in town

Experts in what makes a good brew say tea served in a shop within an old mill building is among the best afternoon cuppas available throughout the country.


Speeders in firing line

Speeders in firing line

More volunteers are needed to operate speed cameras as part of a community Speedwatch team.


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