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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.


Tip closure temporary

Tip closure temporary

A tip saved from closure after a campaign by residents will close temporarily for improvements.


Trains take strain

Trains take strain

The train service between Nottingham and Bingham is set to double.


Trent levels receding

Trent levels receding

The A617 between Newark and Kelham finally re-opened yesterday morning — a week after heavy rains caused flooding that shut the road.


Youth centre work under way at last

Youth centre work under way at last

Work has started on a £3/4m youth centre on Newark’s former Sconce Hills School playing field, after nine years of campaigning.


Alcohol sales ban success

Alcohol sales ban success

A scheme where three off-licences in Radcliffe refused to serve alcohol to anyone under 21 on Friday and Saturday nights for a month has seen a 65% reduction in alcohol-related anti-social behaviour.


Appeal for lost images

Appeal for lost images

A teaching assistant is appealing for the safe return of 20 years-worth of photographs that were in the boot of her car when it was unexpectedly towed away from her former home.


Appeal made for safer crossing

Appeal made for safer crossing

A couple, whose son was nearly hit by a car on a zebra crossing in Bingham, are calling for urgent changes to it before someone is killed.


Buses on the doorstep

Buses on the doorstep

When Mrs Rebecca Smith opens her front door she is often confronted with the sight of buses parked on her doorstep.


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