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Students help to grow in confidence

Students help to grow in confidence

Planting seeds, growing vegetables and plants and cutting grass and hedges are among the jobs seven people with special needs have completed to gain a qualification in horticulture.


Support for mast protest

Support for mast protest

A group campaigning for the removal of a mobile phone mast in Southwell are supporting a similar campaign in Suffolk.


Top award for Scout leader

Top award for Scout leader

A Scout leader who has worked with young people for more than 30 years has been honoured with one of the movement’s highest awards.


Verger fulfilled life’s vocation

Verger fulfilled life’s vocation

Tributes have been paid to a verger at Southwell Minster who died suddenly at his home this week.


Ward standards cause concern

Ward standards cause concern

A retired nurse has criticised conditions and care on a ward at Newark Hospital where her 87-year-old brother was treated.


Wind farm firm goes to appeal

Wind farm firm goes to appeal

An energy company that was refused permission to build a wind farm near a former airfield has appealed against the decision.


£3.1m cure for jams

£3.1m cure for jams

A £3.1m scheme to reduce congestion at Ollerton roundabout will not stop traffic cutting through the village, it has been claimed.


2,200 names on parking petition

2,200 names on parking petition

A petition of 2,200 signatures opposing carparking charges in Southwell was yesterday presented to New- ark and Sherwood District Council.


Bright ideas for business

Bright ideas for business

Students at Newark College with learning difficulties beat competitors in mainstream education to become the best young entrepreneurs in North Nottinghamshire.


Carers meet to share experience

Carers meet to share experience

A new childminding group is offering support and a chance for members to share ideas.


Church opts for steel

Church opts for steel

Newark Parish Church could abandon the use of lead on the vestry roof, because its high scrap value entices thieves.


Clock hit by passage of time

Clock hit by passage of time

A clock installed in Southwell to mark the millennium needs repairing.


Creating colourful artwork

Creating colourful artwork

Patterns and colours were the themes for an art day at Robert Miles Infants’ School, Bingham, on Tuesday.


Cut speed at schools

Cut speed at schools

Southwell Town Council is launching a campaign for mandatory 20mph speed limits to be imposed outside every school in the country.


Cycle ride raises £1,000 to help cancer patient

Cycle ride raises £1,000 to help cancer patient

Two teenagers cycled about 50 miles from Ollerton to the Peak District to raise money for a young father with cancer.


Eco-town on the agenda

Eco-town on the agenda

Residents of Bingham and surrounding villages are being urged to speak out against a proposed 6,000-home eco-town.


Forming friendships

Forming friendships

A new project involving youngsters from Newark, Poland and Lithuania has been launched at the Unique Coffee Bar.


GB honour for junior canoeists

GB honour for junior canoeists

A teenager who took up canoeing as a hobby has been picked to represent Great Britain at this year’s Junior European and World Championships.


Have a say on town policing

Have a say on town policing

The police are to man a stall in Southwell Market Square so residents can have their say on policing in the town.


Hopes of catwalk career

Hopes of catwalk career

The winner of Miss Newark and District 2008 is Miss Leanne Skrzypkowski (19).


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