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A round-up of this week's planning applications

A round-up of this week's planning applications

This week's district council planning applications include proposals to convert an office building into tourism-let units.


Chance to walk 15ft across hot coals in aid of charity

Chance to walk 15ft across hot coals in aid of charity

The Children's Bereavement Centre is offering people the chance to walk across burning coals to raise funds.


Environmentalist appointed director of sustainability and wellbeing

Environmentalist appointed director of sustainability and wellbeing

A chartered environmentalist with more than a decade of consultancy experience was appointed as associate director of a design practice.


Newark student makes final round of national beauty pageant

Newark student makes final round of national beauty pageant

Caitlin Gregory, 15, from Newark, is one step closer to reaching her dreams after making the final of Miss Junior Teen GB.


Supermarket leftovers get put to good use through new food surplus app

Supermarket leftovers get put to good use through new food surplus app

Newark Emmaus Trust has signed up to Tesco’s Community Food Connection scheme which alerts users to unsold food at their local store via an app.


Two housing estates to be transformed with up to 200 homes

Two housing estates to be transformed with up to 200 homes

The application to build homes in the area is set to be submitted to Newark and Sherwood District Council and follows a neighbourhood survey.


POLL: Do you think the £1m+ cost of Newark Lorry Park was money well spent?

POLL: Do you think the £1m+ cost of Newark Lorry Park was money well spent?

Do you think the £1,139,245 spent on the site was value for money? Have your say in our poll here.

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Budget delivery of Newark Lorry Park is challenged

Budget delivery of Newark Lorry Park is challenged

Despite its success the cost of the lorry park was questioned at Newark and Sherwood District Council’s policy and finance committee.


United against hate

United against hate

There will be a stall in the Market Square this Saturday, 9.30am-3pm, with leaflets designed to tell people about hate crime and how to report it.


Cafè bar chain Lounges takes next step closer to becoming a reality

Cafè bar chain Lounges takes next step closer to becoming a reality

The outline of the proposal was relayed to Newark and Sherwood District Council’s planning committee on Tuesday.

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Artists display original artwork in annual exhibition

Artists display original artwork in annual exhibition

The annual exhibition by the Soft Edges Art Group this weekend showcases paintings in different mediums.


Fire crews still attending barn fire

Fire crews still attending barn fire

Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue crews are still at the scene of the barn fire in Newark.


Woman dies in incident at train station

Woman dies in incident at train station

It has been confirmed that a woman died in the incident at Newark Northgate train station.


Stolen saw recovered in Newark

Stolen saw recovered in Newark

Newark Police have recovered a Stihl saw from a vehicle in the Newark area that is believed to have been stolen.


Cattlemarket roundabout fire treated as potential arson

Cattlemarket roundabout fire treated as potential arson

Nottinghamshire Police are treating a fire at a barn near the A46 Cattle Market island at Newark as a potential arson attack.


Fire crews tackling blaze near A46 Cattlemarket roundabout

Fire crews tackling blaze near A46 Cattlemarket roundabout

Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue are currently dealing with a barn fire in Newark.


Police raids carried out in Newark

Police raids carried out in Newark

Three warrants were executed in Victoria Street, Bakewell House and Queens Court in Newark.


Injured owl found inside log-burner

Injured owl found inside log-burner

The RSPCA is urging the public to be aware of wildlife becoming trapped in their chimneys after a tawny owl fell down a chimney in Southwell.

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‘I’ll keep fighting’

‘I’ll keep fighting’

A courageous woman who was left a paraplegic after waking up with pains in the night says she is fighting back for her loved ones.

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Orthopaedic surgeries brought back to hospital

Orthopaedic surgeries brought back to hospital

Elective surgeries that require a stay in hospital will be able to take place in Newark Hospital from spring next year.


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