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Youngsters key lesson in jazz

Youngsters key lesson in jazz

Youngsters from seven primary schools took part in jazz workshops at the Magnus Church of England School, Newark, on Tuesday, three weeks ahead of the town’s jazz festival.


Ambition is to lift gold

Ambition is to lift gold

A powerlifter who suffers from a serious spinal condition will be going for gold at this year’s Paralympics.


Assurance for health scheme

Assurance for health scheme

A decision on whether or not Bingham will get a new health centre is expected to be made in September.


Business district spurned

Business district spurned

Plans for a business improvement district in Newark should be abandoned, according to the town council.


Calls for more detail on eco-town project

Calls for more detail on eco-town project

PLANS to build a 6,000-home eco-town at Newton should not be allowed to go ahead unless the A46 and A52 are improved, it was claimed this week.


Centre’s the place for strays

Centre’s the place for strays

After a change in the law, the police are no longer responsible for stray dogs.


Club united in silent tribute

Club united in silent tribute

More than 200 people stood for a minute’s silence before Southwell Rugby Club’s home fixtures on Saturday in memory of a former club member killed in Afghanistan.


Council to help pitch expansion

Council to help pitch expansion

A youth football club catering for hundreds of players has outgrown its current ground and wants to expand.


Crawl for a month on A46

Crawl for a month on A46

Drivers on the A46 will have to join 10mph convoys on short stretches from Thursday, and the entire road from Farndon to Saxondale roundabout will have a 40mph limit.


Crime group in crisis

Crime group in crisis

A former Newark police chief has been enlisted to revive a failing community partnership.


Crossing fears

Crossing fears

Parents concerned about the safety of their children as they walk to and from school have called for a crossing on Grantham Road, Bingham.


Flying the flag for St George

Flying the flag for St George

A retired village policeman wants more people to celebrate St George’s Day.


Gardeners warm to chilly show

Gardeners warm to chilly show

Thousands attended the Newark and Nottinghamshire Garden Show on Newark Showground at the weekend, despite bad weather.


Green messages go up and away

Green messages go up and away

Pupils at a primary school released balloons to mark Earth Day on Monday.


Hotel site approved for homes

Hotel site approved for homes

Approval has been given for homes on the derelict Robin Hood Hotel site in Newark despite calls for a rethink over the scheme by the chairman of Newark Town Council planning committee, Mr Peter Foster.


Jumping to a fitter lifestyle

Jumping to a fitter lifestyle

Adult trampolining classes are proving a huge hit in Bingham by giving people the chance to revisit their youth and have fun while exercising.


Little lambs a lucky find

Little lambs a lucky find

A newborn lamb missing for three days was found fit and well after being buried in a bale of hay.


Making contact in town

Making contact in town

A contact point for Rushcliffe Borough Council will open in Bingham on Thursday to give people easier access to services such as payments, benefits and bus passes.


Model message on handwashing

Model message on handwashing

A lifesize cardboard ‘talking’ nurse at Newark Hospital is being used as part of the latest campaign to encourage visitors and staff to wash their hands.


MP backed miners against pit closures

MP backed miners against pit closures

Newark’s former Conservative MP Mr Richard Thain Alexander died on Sunday, four years after being diagnosed with cancer. He was 73.


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