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Pupils set for parade

Pupils set for parade

More than 40 children this week made lanterns for a Halloween procession at Devon Park, Newark, tonight.


Putting a lid on foul play

Putting a lid on foul play

Town councillors are planning to install special bins on a school playing field in a bid to encourage dog owners to clean up after their pets and protect those who play there.


Red tape hits Newark Poppy Appeal

Red tape hits Newark Poppy Appeal

Poppy sellers have been stopped from using their most lucrative collecting point in Newark town centre.


River pictures wanted

River pictures wanted

Pictures and stories about time spent on rivers and canals are wanted for a virtual scrapbook being compiled to mark 40 years since Britain’s inland waterways were first opened to the public.


Searching out club’s spooks

Searching out club’s spooks

After staff and members reported strange occurrences at Ollerton and Bevercotes Miners’ Welfare Institute, a team of paranormal investigators was called in to try to provide an explanation.


Second home tax to rise

Second home tax to rise

Owners of second homes in Newark and Sherwood will have to pay more council tax on them from April.


Site revealed for new citadel

Site revealed for new citadel

The Salvation Army has submitted plans for its new £1m church centre.


Skeleton unearthed during dig

Skeleton unearthed during dig

A human skeleton has been found on a site earmarked for homes.


Stay safe and be sensible

Stay safe and be sensible

Extra police and Specials will be on duty in Newark from tonight, Halloween, until after Bonfire Night, on Wednesday.


Student earns top award

Student earns top award

A 15-year-old schoolboy who hopes to become a doctor has won a national award aimed at widening participation in higher education.


Taking a place on world stage

Taking a place on world stage

Newark and Sherwood District Council is sending three delegates on a £3,000 trip to an international awards ceremony in China.


Units await the homeless

Units await the homeless

Just under half the units at Newark’s only council-owned complex for the homeless are empty because of a lack of demand.


US expats make their votes count

US expats make their votes count

Americans in the UK still registered as voters in their home country have been sending off their ballot papers for the US presidential election.


Workhouse calls for volunteers

Workhouse calls for volunteers

More volunteers are needed to dress up and act out scenes that may have happened in a Victorian workhouse.


A46 roadworks to start on Monday

A46 roadworks to start on Monday

Four schemes to improve the A46 between Newark and Saxondale will start on Monday and continue until March.


Thieves target lorries on A1

Thieves target lorries on A1

Police are appealing to late night shift workers to look out for suspicious activity after a spate of attacks on curtain-sided lorries.


Newark road accident witness appeal

Newark road accident witness appeal

Police are appealing for witnesses to a road accident at the junction of Lincoln Road bridge and Winthorpe Road, Newark.


Crime down in Radcliffe

Crime down in Radcliffe

Police say they will continue to build on the work they have done in Radcliffe where crime has dropped by 36%.


War vehicles in Newark Market Place

War vehicles in Newark Market Place

Five former military vehicles were on display in Newark Market Place on Saturday as part of the Royal British Legions annual poppy appeal.


Polish servicemen honoured at Newark service

Polish servicemen honoured at Newark service

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


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