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Plea for OAP fitness park

Plea for OAP fitness park

A retired woman who suffers from arthritis has called for a pensioners- only playground to be installed in Bingham.


Pupil clocks up the miles

Pupil clocks up the miles

A student is to have a track named after him after he ran 125 miles as part a challenge at Dukeries College, Ollerton.


Residents’ treasures on TV

Residents’ treasures on TV

More than 1,500 people took family heirlooms and treasured possessions to Southwell Minster yesterday for a recording of the BBC’s Antiques Roadshow.


School’s plea for space

School’s plea for space

A Newark school is asking Nottinghamshire County Council for £50,000 towards the cost of two new classrooms.


School’s tribute to a good sport

School’s tribute to a good sport

Two leading gymnasts visited a junior school to launch an annual sports and fitness day in memory of a teacher.


School bucks trend with cricket

School bucks trend with cricket

A school with a proud cricketing heritage is defying claims that the sport is in decline among young people.


Six hold sway on council

Six hold sway on council

Six members of Newark and Sherwood District Council are now responsible for making key decisions.


Softly-softly start to parking purge

Softly-softly start to parking purge

The long-awaited return of traffic wardens did not lead to a rush of tickets being issued.


Street lighting fight continues

Street lighting fight continues

Revised plans for street lighting in Southwell are still falling short of town councillors’ expectations.


Stunts wow the crowds

Stunts wow the crowds

As well as the stunts, there were many main ring attractions to entertain the crowds.


Suspended service

Suspended service

A national bus company that got in ahead of a local rival was yesterday told it had to suspend a service connecting Fernwood with Newark and Balderton.


Top ref for pupils’ final

Top ref for pupils’ final

Recently retired Football League referee Mr Phil Joslin was back in the middle for the final of the Newark and District Primary School Cup.


Traders fear road chaos and loss of custom

Traders fear road chaos and loss of custom

The decision to end public use of the Turk’s Head carpark met with mixed feelings from shop owners and residents.


Trains bring traffic fears

Trains bring traffic fears

Fears have been raised that traffic congestion in the town will worsen when the train service between Nottingham and Bingham doubles later this year.


United by oil history

United by oil history

The curator of a unique museum has returned from a trip to the US where he spoke about the work of American oilworkers who drilled for oil in woods near Eakring during the second world war.


Vets ban public parking

Vets ban public parking

The new owners of the Turk’s Head pub site in Balderton have decided to stop the public parking there.


What a scorcher

What a scorcher

It was billed as fun in the sun and for once the weather did not disappoint the thousands who attended Newark and Nottinghamshire County Show.


Ballet career given help

Ballet career given help

A teenage dancer has received sponsorship to help her to continue training with the New English Contemporary Ballet.


Banking on glass trial

Banking on glass trial

In less than two months glass recycling facilities are due to return to Bingham after a three-year absence.


Chalking up food success

Chalking up food success

A village pub has been named one of the best 50 in the country.


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