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Climate of fear

Climate of fear

Residents are calling for more police patrols to tackle drunken yobs on the streets of Southwell.


Closing the door for a final time

Closing the door for a final time

A popular village Post Office closed for the last time on Wednesday after a residents’ campaign failed to save it.


Crossings come under scrutiny

Crossings come under scrutiny

Temporary cameras were installed at manually operated railway crossings in three villages.


Defences hold

Defences hold

Mr Nathan Corden, the general manager of Southwell Racecourse, which only re-opened in December after last summer’s floods, was relieved to have no problems this time.


Facing up to PO closures

Facing up to PO closures

Villagers are being urged to use their post office as much as possible ahead of its closure on March 8.


Four years gaol for drug dealer

Four years gaol for drug dealer

A 21-year-old described by a judge as a decent young man from a good family has been gaoled for four years for selling drugs.


Glass trial proposed for town

Glass trial proposed for town

Glass recycling banks could be introduced in Bingham for a trial period.


Green theme for home conversion

Green theme for home conversion

Work has started to turn a 300-year-old cottage into an eco-friendly house. Hill Top Cottage, Nottingham Road, Thurgarton, which was falling into a state of disrepair was bought by Mr and Mrs Mark Sparham of Park Lane, Lambley.


He made my blood run cold

He made my blood run cold

A holidaymaker who may have come face to face with Madeleine McCann’s kidnapper said she just wanted the culprit caught.


Homes on stilts

Homes on stilts

A £7m futuristic apartment complex on stilts has been planned for an island in the River Trent at Newark.


Horses rescused as water rose

Horses rescused as water rose

Mr Roy Briggs-Price had to swim to reach three miniature horses in a field off the A46 Newark bypass in the early hours of Monday.


Lucky to be alive

Lucky to be alive

A businessman on board the passenger jet that crash-landed at Heathrow said he felt he was the luckiest man alive.


More pupils on course for safer cycling

More pupils on course for safer cycling

More children are set to receive cycle proficiency training.


Paddock campaign launched

Paddock campaign launched

A campaign has been launched to save a paddock from being developed into a joint community and health centre.


Pedestrians face four lanes of traffic to shop

Pedestrians face four lanes of traffic to shop

Many people walking to Newark’s new Asda development will have to dash through gaps in four lanes of moving traffic.


Prince goes solo

Prince goes solo

Prince William has made his first solo flight as part of his training at RAF Cranwell.


Scanners’ field trip ends in court date

Scanners’ field trip ends in court date

A police helicopter crew called out to search for a missing man spent an hour hovering over two men who were using metal detectors in a field.


School led out of special measures

School led out of special measures

A school that was previously failing to give pupils an acceptable standard of education has made a rapid improvement and no longer requires special measures.


Sobering thought on price

Sobering thought on price

There are fears that the cost of a pint of beer in pubs could increase from about £2.20 to as much as £4 this year, largely because of increased prices of barley and hops.


Thankful for a home

Thankful for a home

A service is being held at Southwell Minster to mark the work of homeless charity Framework, whose projects include a Newark hostel that is proving to be a lifeline for its residents.


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