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POLL: Do you think football sidelines should be smoke-free in Newark and Sherwood?

POLL: Do you think football sidelines should be smoke-free in Newark and Sherwood?

Following a decision to push for smoke-free sidelines in Rushcliffe, we want to know if you, the reader, want to adopt the same approach.


Signal box work is half complete ­— but Newark Rail promise it will be completed

Signal box work is half complete ­— but Newark Rail promise it will be completed

A decrepit looking railway signal box has been given half a make-over, leading to a Newark man appealing to Network Rail to finish the job.


Horse in flooded Newark field reported as safe despite concerns

Horse in flooded Newark field reported as safe despite concerns

Multiple sources have confirmed a horse in a flooded field in Newark is safe, despite high water levels.


Starbucks drive-thru planned for Newark

Starbucks drive-thru planned for Newark

The application has been submitted by the Lindum Group and will be determined in due course.


Clubs show red card to smoking on the sidelines

Clubs show red card to smoking on the sidelines

Smokers who cheer on family and friends playing football in are being encouraged to leave cigarettes and vapes at home to create smoke-free sidelines.


Scout hall roof in danger of damage in tree tussle

Scout hall roof in danger of damage in tree tussle

Plans to start the repairs to a Scout group’s roof are being scuppered due to damage from overhanging trees.


Topping up funds for Newark patriots

Topping up funds for Newark patriots

Instead of just throwing away bottle tops, you can save them to help make a difference to Newark’s veterans.


The next train through Newark Northgate could be late

The next train through Newark Northgate could be late

Newark's two train stations have mixed results for train reliability, according to a new online service.


Getting back to nature with forest school fun

Getting back to nature with forest school fun

Children made the most of their half-term break by getting back to nature.


Children smiling after valentine's lunch

Children smiling after valentine's lunch

The menu was chicken burgers, peas and potatoes or a jacket potato with cheese and beans as a vegetarian option and fruit and cupcakes for dessert.


Tambo Lounge announces opening date, and 25 jobs

Tambo Lounge announces opening date, and 25 jobs

The name has been chosen because Tambo is Spanish for milking yard, since the new Lounge is in the Buttermarket.

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Brave animal lover uses fishing boat to rescue stranded chickens

Brave animal lover uses fishing boat to rescue stranded chickens

A man rescued more than 20 chickens from drowning by using his fishing boat to travel through flooded fields.

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Former window cleaner, 72, cleared of historical rape and indecent assault charges

Former window cleaner, 72, cleared of historical rape and indecent assault charges

The jury came to a majority verdict of not guilty on five charges, but failed to make a decision on a further three counts of indecent assault.


Footballers pump it up in cup preparation

Footballers pump it up in cup preparation

Inspirational songs don’t come much bigger that hearing your own player’s voice booming over the tannoy.


One in five experienced child abuse

One in five experienced child abuse

An estimated 8.5m adults in the UK are believed to have experienced some form of abuse as a child, statistics released this week have found.


Sherwood Forest on target to become the world’s first 5G ‘Connected Forest’

Sherwood Forest on target to become the world’s first 5G ‘Connected Forest’

Visitors to a world-renowned tourist destination will be able to get a 3D experience following the go-ahead for a £10m project to test 5G technology.


Flood warnings in Newark lifted

Flood warnings in Newark lifted

As levels on the River Trent start to recede, several flood warnings have been lifted.


Police warn residents to be vigilant as new drone footage shows flooding

Police warn residents to be vigilant as new drone footage shows flooding

Residents in a number of flood-hit villages in the Newark areas are being urged to remain vigilant this evening.


Church full for wartime pilot’s ultimate flight

Church full for wartime pilot’s ultimate flight

RAF personnel came to attention as the coffin of a daring second world war Wellington bomber pilot was carried into a village church.


Video shows extent of flooding at Newark Rugby Club

Video shows extent of flooding at Newark Rugby Club

A sports club is playing its home matches elsewhere because of heavy flooding.


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