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Carpark opens

Carpark opens

A carpark has opened on the playground of the old Mount School, King’s Road, Newark, thanks to a partnership between a council and a charitable trust.


Cash scam uncovered

Cash scam uncovered

Thieves have used sophisticated equipment to steal thousands of pounds.


Century of flowers

Century of flowers

Around 200 people visited a three-day flower festival at Balderton Methodist Church as part of its centenary celebrations.


Couple married for 70 years

Couple married for 70 years

A retired agricultural contractor and his wife marked their 70th wedding anniversary with a family get-together at Newark Town Club on Wednesday.


Cycle use doubles

Cycle use doubles

The number of pupils cycling to a village school has doubled since a cycle storage shed was installed.


Date set for testing clinic

Date set for testing clinic

The Advertiser today carries an appeal for readers to make a date in their diaries.


Divided views over displays

Divided views over displays

The floral displays in Ollerton and Boughton this year are disappointing, according to a town councillor — but residents have leapt to their defence.


Donating the chance of a future

Donating the chance of a future

Thousands of people with leukaemia and other life-threatening conditions reach the point where their only chance of survival is a bone marrow transplant.


Family rallies for fundraising day

Family rallies for fundraising day

The family of a nine-year-old boy who is being treated for a brain tumour will be raising money for Brain Tumour Research on Sunday.


Farewell to junior section

Farewell to junior section

Infinite Possibilities will be the motto for Balderton’s John Hunt school when it becomes a primary from September.


First-aiders’ hut to be razed

First-aiders’ hut to be razed

The former headquarters of the Newark Division of St John Ambulance, which began life as a second world war army hut, looks set to be demolished.


Fun and games end school year

Fun and games end school year

A day of fun was held at the Minster School, Southwell, to mark the end of the academic year.


Girls on road to stardom

Girls on road to stardom

Two budding actresses from Bingham have been selected for top national drama courses after beating more than 4,000 people to win their places.


Keeping pupils keen

Keeping pupils keen

A school is trying to improve its attendance levels by offering prizes to pupils.


Market the tops with shoppers

Market the tops with shoppers

Newark market has maintained its position as a major feature of the town’s shopping attractions, according to a survey of traders and shoppers.


Mixed feelings on surgery services

Mixed feelings on surgery services

Opening hours and getting through on the telephone were among services GPs’ patients were asked to rate as part of a national satisfaction survey.


Nature the focus for fair

Nature the focus for fair

A village summer fair on Saturday raised around £1,000 to be used for the maintenance of its ponds and nature reserve.


Newcomers hope for pub award

Newcomers hope for pub award

A village pub is in the final of this year’s Great British Pub Awards.


On course for cycle success

On course for cycle success

Pupils are turning pedal power into profits thanks to their talent for mending bicycles.


Party surprise for deputy

Party surprise for deputy

About 40 staff past and present attended a surprise party at The Grove School, Balderton, to mark the retirement of a deputy head on Friday.


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