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Fancy dress fun at fair

Fancy dress fun at fair

An autumn fair in Christ Church Hall, Boundary Road, Newark, on Saturday raised £715 for church funds.


First step to action

First step to action

An edge-of-town park and ride at Bingham is being considered to reduce the number of town parking spaces being used by commuters.


Flooding forces homes rethink

Flooding forces homes rethink

The number of potential homes on the Growth Point development site south of Newark has been cut from up to 6,000 to 4,000 because of concerns about flooding.


Girls’ choir to sing in Norway

Girls’ choir to sing in Norway

Southwell Minster Girls’ Choir embarked on its first overseas tour to Stavanger in Norway yesterday.


Help for online novices

Help for online novices

The Mayor of Newark, Mrs Rita Crowe, is supporting an event run by The Big Training Company UK online centre to give people who have never used the internet the chance to try.


Immigration swoop at Currys

Immigration swoop at Currys

The UK Border Agency led a major operation seeking out illegal immigrants working at the Currys distribution centre in Newark.


Making offenders pay for life of crime

Making offenders pay for life of crime

One in seven people knows someone living off the proceeds of crime.


Maths made more fun

Maths made more fun

Pupils focused on maths for two weeks with work culminating in a maths-themed sports event on Friday.


Members urged to donate 5%

Members urged to donate 5%

Churchgoers in the diocese are among the most generous in the country but on Saturday were asked to consider giving more.


Moving from facts to fiction

Moving from facts to fiction

A woman who has been writing educational text books for 30 years has had her first novel published.


Newark postal workers strike

Newark postal workers strike

About 35 postal workers joined a picket line outside Newark delivery office this morning (Friday) in the second of two national 24-hour strikes.


On patrol in neighbourhood

On patrol in neighbourhood

Two new police community support officers have joined the Newark area Safer Neighbourhood teams.


Open-air service

Open-air service

An open-air drumhead service was held on the paved area of Brisbane Court, Balderton, on Saturday afternoon to mark the launch of this year’s Poppy Appeal.


Parking issues highlighted

Parking issues highlighted

Carparks in Bingham are the fullest out of three areas in Rushcliffe, according to a borough council report.


Pick a poster to help deter tricksters

Pick a poster to help deter tricksters

After its success in previous years a campaign backed by the Advertiser to deter youngsters from knocking on doors and demanding trick or treats is being repeated.


Poppy Appeal launched with plea for help

Poppy Appeal launched with plea for help

This year’s Poppy Appeal will be launched in Bingham tomorrow — with a desperate appeal for more volunteers to help with door-to-door collections.


Poppy Appeal never fades

Poppy Appeal never fades

Poppy sellers will be out in force tomorrow as the 2009 Royal British Legion appeal gets under way in Newark Market Place.


Pupils shape up in the kitchen

Pupils shape up in the kitchen

Dough hedgehogs and decorated gingerbread men were among the items made by children at a Newark primary school as part of a visit by a baker.


Rector’s plea to parish: Let there be light

Rector’s plea to parish: Let there be light

Townsfolk and businesses are being urged to support Newark Parish Church, which is struggling to meet running costs.


Rethink on museums

Rethink on museums

The museum service in Newark looks set to be reviewed following the failed bid for Lottery money to develop the Old Magnus Buildings on Appletongate.


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