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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.


Club supports heart charity

Club supports heart charity

There was a special guest at Newark Business Club on Friday — one-year-old Emma Linsey, who was born with a hole in her heart.


Council thieves cost the taxpayer

Council thieves cost the taxpayer

Two former employees of Newark and Sherwood District Council who stole from Kelham Hall have been ordered to carry out community service.


Course ends on high note

Course ends on high note

A mother with a love of music and who was inspired to become a teacher after helping at her son’s school is set to achieve her aim after completing an Open University degree.


Crime figures up by 27%

Crime figures up by 27%

There were 59 more reported crimes in Bingham last year — an increase of nearly 30% — according to latest police figures.


Dirty streets slur annoys

Dirty streets slur annoys

Is there a street near you that’s a blackspot for litter, or do you agree with Newark and Sherwood District Council that Newark’s streets are clean? Contact the Advertiser newsdesk on 01636 681234.


Displays lure 1,000

Displays lure 1,000

The third annual Newark Day attracted more than 1,000 people on Sunday.


Final push for church project

Final push for church project

A professional fundraiser has been hired by Bingham Methodist Church to help secure the remaining money needed to build its new £1.9m centre.


Fines for dirty dogs

Fines for dirty dogs

Newark and Sherwood District Council is introducing new powers to allow its employees to issue fines to dog-owners who do not clean up when their pets foul in public places.


Firm wins fight for warehouse

Firm wins fight for warehouse

A garden furniture company has won its appeal to allow extra warehouses on its village site.


Former footballer tells of his drink and drugs battle

Former footballer tells of his drink and drugs battle

A former professional footballer who has overcome drink and drug addiction hopes his experiences can help prevent other young people following that route.


Fosse hopes rise

Fosse hopes rise

The MP for Newark, Mr Patrick Mercer, is optimistic for the first time that the dualling of the A46 will go ahead.


Fun in the sun

Fun in the sun

Newark and Nottinghamshire Show organisers have made a £120,000 investment in preparation for this weekend’s big event, as the forecasters predict clear skies will bring fun in the sun.


Glass library a clear winner after 20 years

Glass library a clear winner after 20 years

Past and present staff of Newark Library along with its users will on Monday mark the 20th anniversary of the building.


Hopes rise for hamlet footpath

Hopes rise for hamlet footpath

A footpath could finally be installed on a busy road linking a tiny hamlet with Southwell.


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