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Bygones: Plans to re-route the old A46 and a tree for John Major

Bygones: Plans to re-route the old A46 and a tree for John Major

A round-up of what was making the news in the Advertiser 25, 50 and 100 years ago.


England hopefuls dream of glory

England hopefuls dream of glory

A dance group wants to achieve back-to-back golds at the Dance World Cup, which would be a first for any Nottinghamshire troupe.


Music promotes harmony between the generations

Music promotes harmony between the generations

A mother who brings together toddlers and care home residents through music has been nominated for a national award.


A round-up of this week's planning applications

A round-up of this week's planning applications

This week's district council planning applications include plans to convert a gym into offices.


Laxton looks to future with new owner and hall

Laxton looks to future with new owner and hall

Residents of a unique farming community gathered together over the weekend the celebrate the next step in the village’s future.


Flood alert issued by Environment Agency

Flood alert issued by Environment Agency

The Environment Agency has issued a flood alert as Storm Dennis is due to hit the area.


Storm Dennis: Train passengers urged to allow more time for journeys

Storm Dennis: Train passengers urged to allow more time for journeys

Network Rail and train operators are urging passengers to check before they travel and allow more time for their journeys this weekend.


POLL: Did the council make the right decision to reject a motion to ban hunting activities?

POLL: Did the council make the right decision to reject a motion to ban hunting activities?

We want to know if you think it was the right decision to reject a ban on hunting activities.

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Church’s eco efforts rewarded

Church’s eco efforts rewarded

A church has won national awards for doing its bit towards helping the environment.


Entries open for rural half-marathon

Entries open for rural half-marathon

Entries are now open for a fundraising half marathon event.


Anti-semitism and anti-gypsyism definitions adopted by council

Anti-semitism and anti-gypsyism definitions adopted by council

Councillors voted unanimously to adopt the working definitions of antisemitism and anti-gypsyism to help eliminate prejudice.


Greener grants are available

Greener grants are available

A grant scheme has been set up to make communities better places to live, work and visit.


Runner-up in best-kept village competition

Runner-up in best-kept village competition

The winners of South Kesteven District Council’s 2019 best kept village competition received their certificates.


Robert Jenrick keeps job after re-shuffle

Robert Jenrick keeps job after re-shuffle

Newark MP Robert Jenrick has maintained his role as Housing secretary following the Prime Minister's re-shuffle.

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Get involved with Neighbourhood Watch

Get involved with Neighbourhood Watch

People are being invited to do their bit to help keep their local area safe.


Sherwood Forest Hospitals rated as one of the cleanest Trusts in the country

Sherwood Forest Hospitals rated as one of the cleanest Trusts in the country

The trust that manages Newark Hospital has been rated above national average in the latest patient led assessment of the care environment survey.


Campaign to hear the roar of cannon again

Campaign to hear the roar of cannon again

A museum is seeking more support for their bid to raise £5,000 to secure a minion drake cannon.


Drove while over the limit and disqualified

Drove while over the limit and disqualified

This week's Nottingham Magistrates' Court listings have been released.


Service is a new take on old tradition

Service is a new take on old tradition

A new service is being offered at Newark Parish Church to celebrate and welcome children.


English Heritage calls on nation to help mark 75th anniversary of the end of the second world war

English Heritage calls on nation to help mark 75th anniversary of the end of the second world war

Over the May Bank Holiday the charity will lend some swing-time spirit to the celebrations by sending hundreds of experts to join community events.

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