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Busy times afoot for cobblers

Busy times afoot for cobblers

As the credit crunch bites people are looking to save money, and for one Newark tradesman that means more business.


Candles flicker for the fallen

Candles flicker for the fallen

War veterans and civic dignitaries attended a service on Sunday to honour Polish Servicemen who died during the second world war.


Cheer as new hall is opened

Cheer as new hall is opened

About 70 villagers attended the official opening of a village hall on Saturday.


Clean sweep by youngsters

Clean sweep by youngsters

Youngsters took to the streets to tidy their estate on Tuesday.


Consulting on medical centre

Consulting on medical centre

A three-month public consultation into the three sites earmarked for a new Bingham Health Centre starts on Monday.


Crime fight paying off

Crime fight paying off

Crime in Radcliffe has fallen by 36% after a year-long campaign by police and other agencies.


Deprived of play

Deprived of play

Vandals have destroyed children’s play equipment in an arson attack just a month after it was installed.


Dolls’ houses on display

Dolls’ houses on display

Handicraft enthusiasts from Nottinghamshire travelled to see a display of work by a Bingham group that makes accessories for dolls houses on Sunday.


Feeling the cold due to boilder delay

Feeling the cold due to boilder delay

A pregnant woman and her three children who have had no heating for nearly six months are using a tumble dryer to keep warm.


Free legal advice on offer to all

Free legal advice on offer to all

Anyone facing the prospect of losing their home because of financial difficulty can get specialist advice before they go into court.


Free swim sessions approved

Free swim sessions approved

The under-16s and over-60s will be able to swim for free at Newark and Sherwood District Council’s pools.


Going home — Polish couple do not feel safe in Newark

Going home — Polish couple do not feel safe in Newark

A Polish couple who moved to England for a better life are returning home, sickened by the attitudes of a minority towards them.


Growing delight at garden’s progress

Growing delight at garden’s progress

Work is continuing on a sensory garden designed for children with disabilities.


Iceland £2m still frozen

Iceland £2m still frozen

The future of the £2m that Newark and Sherwood District Council invested in an Icelandic bank remains unclear.


Identity crisis

Identity crisis

Youngsters are increasingly using fake identification to illegally buy alcohol and cigarettes in Southwell, according to police and shopkeepers.


Minister visit for Narnia’s characters

Minister visit for Narnia’s characters

The characters of Aslan, Mr Beaver and the White Witch made appearances in Southwell Minster on Saturday as part of a Narnia-themed family fun day.


More face losing home through debt

More face losing home through debt

The number of people appearing at Newark County Court as a result of rent, mortgage or secured loan arrears has increased in the past year.


MP joins police chief to seek youths’ views

MP joins police chief to seek youths’ views

The MP for Newark joined the area’s most senior police officer on a patrol of parts of the town linked to unrest involving local and eastern European youths.


On balance traders opt for ounces

On balance traders opt for ounces

The scales have tipped back in favour of imperial measurements, and traders and customers on Newark Market could not be happier.


Pride of place for winner’s plaque

Pride of place for winner’s plaque

A plaque marking Bingham’s triumph in its category of the Best Kept Village competition has been unveiled.


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