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ELECTIONS: Who's standing for district council?

ELECTIONS: Who's standing for district council?

Candidates for the Newark and Sherwood District Council elections on May 2 had until Wednesday to nominate themselves.

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Newark and Sherwood District Council to take back control of company that manages its housing stock

Newark and Sherwood District Council to take back control of company that manages its housing stock

A council has agreed in principle to bring the company that manages its housing stock back in-house in a move that impacts 5,500 tenants.


Homes could be back under council control

Homes could be back under council control

A report before tonight's meeting of the district council's policy and finance committee makes the recommendation to agree the move in principle.


Retired after 30 years of backing apprenticeships

Retired after 30 years of backing apprenticeships

Mr Steve Burley, 63, has left mechanical and electrical engineering firm Derry Building Services.


Approval given for estate regeneration

Approval given for estate regeneration

The Yorke Drive and Lincoln Road playing fields development plan, drawn up by the district council, was approved by its planning committee.


Over 600 knives handed in throughout county

Over 600 knives handed in throughout county

Nottinghamshire Police held a seven-day knife amnesty from March 11 to 17 as part of Operation Sceptre, and over 635 knives were handed in.


Police investigate car fire

Police investigate car fire

Firecrews were called to put extinguish the silver car, which was set alight on Walton's Lane, North Muskham, around 4pm on Tuesday.


Company aims to cut its plastics use

Company aims to cut its plastics use

Leading food company Moy Park has launched an ambitious campaign to tackle the use of plastics and packaging across its business and the industry.


Man in connection with a car key burglary arrested

Man in connection with a car key burglary arrested

Officers have arrested a man in connection with a car key burglary and an attempted burglary in Newark.


How did your MP vote?

How did your MP vote?

Indicative votes allowed MPs to vote on four different options for the next steps in the Brexit process.

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Shortlist drawn up for potential village buyers

Shortlist drawn up for potential village buyers

The Crown Estate has interviewed Nottinghamshire-based parties vying to own a village rooted in history.


Police issue CCTV image of suspect in burglaries

Police issue CCTV image of suspect in burglaries

Officers are appealing for information and witnesses following a series of burglaries in Newark


More action taken after rodents return

More action taken after rodents return

A pensioner whose home has been plagued by rats says she has been in hospital because the stress brought on by a return of the rodents.


Young musicians hit the high notes competitively

Young musicians hit the high notes competitively

A talented ten-year-old has been named the Rotary Club of Newark’s Young Musician of the Year.


Talent flourishes in spite of artist’s visual impairment

Talent flourishes in spite of artist’s visual impairment

The Fernwood father-of-two has exhibited recently in Newark’s Buttermarket and has been encouraged by the response.


Pupils raise homelessness awareness

Pupils raise homelessness awareness

Pupils raised awareness of homelessness by making their own shelters and creating care packs.


Senior citizens' fair aims to tackle loneliness

Senior citizens' fair aims to tackle loneliness

Hundreds of people attended the fifth Newark Senior Citizen Fair, organised by Newark MP Mr Robert Jenrick.


150 young players to benefit from upgrade

150 young players to benefit from upgrade

A grassroots football club says 150 children will benefit from new £20,000 facilities.


Special connection for spring show at Archbishop’s Palace

Special connection for spring show at Archbishop’s Palace

A new exhibition taking place at the Archbishop’s Palace at Southwell Minster showcases artwork that has a special connection with the building.


Newark drug dealer jailed

Newark drug dealer jailed

An 18-year-old has been sentenced for three years and three months after being convicted of possession of class A drugs.


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