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Second World War soldiers commemorated on town’s bollards

Second World War soldiers commemorated on town’s bollards

A town’s 23 men who lost their lives in the Second World War have been commemorated through yarn bombs.


‘D-Day? That was easy compared to the rest of the war!’

‘D-Day? That was easy compared to the rest of the war!’

A veteran of the Arctic convoys thought to be Newark’s eldest D-Day veteran alive recalls D-Day and his part in it.


Festival author to offer ‘a glimpse of Anglo-India’ with new book

Festival author to offer ‘a glimpse of Anglo-India’ with new book

A former Advertiser reporter will share stories and excerpts from her new book at this summer’s Newark Book Festival.


Shoplifter who stole more than £200 worth of goods jailed after breaching suspended sentence

Shoplifter who stole more than £200 worth of goods jailed after breaching suspended sentence

A prolific shoplifter who stole £56 of vodka and £50 of butter during a spree of thefts has been jailed after breaching his suspended sentence.


Five items to pack to relieve stress on your travels

Five items to pack to relieve stress on your travels

Going on holiday is one of the most exciting periods of time, but it’s fair to say that it can be a stressful experience for many too.


Three garden tips that could boost your home's value by thousands

Three garden tips that could boost your home's value by thousands

With the summer a key period for buying and selling, actually putting a little investment into your outdoor space can be really valuable.


Five great picnic spots in Nottinghamshire this summer

Five great picnic spots in Nottinghamshire this summer

There’s something quintessentially British about enjoying a picnic.


Major poll predicts big election swings in our area

Major poll predicts big election swings in our area

Pollsters at YouGov have published projections for the 2024 General Election — and the data shows what they think the results will be in our area.

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Council objects to plans to develop former Lilley and Stone School site

Council objects to plans to develop former Lilley and Stone School site

Councillors have opposed proposals for the redevelopment of a former school site, saying the developer didn’t address any of the previous concerns.


School staff present cheque after 10k fundraiser in colleague’s memory

School staff present cheque after 10k fundraiser in colleague’s memory

A team of teachers and school staff have completed a 10k run in memory of a colleague — raising almost £2,000.


Protesters say building on wildlife haven would be a ‘tragedy’

Protesters say building on wildlife haven would be a ‘tragedy’

Concerned residents and environmental activists came together to peacefully protest plans to develop land known to be a haven for wildlife.

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War memorial damaged after car crashed into column

War memorial damaged after car crashed into column

Police are investigating what happened to a damaged war memorial — with a car suspected to have crashed into a column.


Businesses invited to district Economic Growth Conference

Businesses invited to district Economic Growth Conference

Businesses are invited to attend Newark and Sherwood District Council’s fourth annual Economic Growth Conference later this year.


Ambulance crews lost over 25,000 hours to hospital handover delays in two months

Ambulance crews lost over 25,000 hours to hospital handover delays in two months

East Midlands ambulance crews across the region lost more than 25,000 hours due to handover delays at hospitals in the space of two months.


Volunteer fair to bring the community together

Volunteer fair to bring the community together

A volunteer fair is taking place to encourage people with an interest in learning new skills to join the Minster community.


Safer neighbourhood meeting to be held

Safer neighbourhood meeting to be held

Representatives from the police, council and community protection are set to meet, with a town’s residents invited to attend.


Mental health response vehicles introduced to ‘reduce inappropriate ambulance use’

Mental health response vehicles introduced to ‘reduce inappropriate ambulance use’

Dedicated vehicles will be used to respond to mental health crisis calls in a bid to reduce ‘inappropriate’ ambulance use.


‘Happy and caring’ school impresses the inspectors

‘Happy and caring’ school impresses the inspectors

A primary school described as happy and caring achieved a ‘good’ inspection rating for a second time since its conversion to an academy.


‘My dad was a true gent - trophy honour made me cry with pride’

‘My dad was a true gent - trophy honour made me cry with pride’

A trophy has been named in honour of a beloved teacher and football coach.


‘Our NHS can’t cope — our voices need to be heard on the hospital’

‘Our NHS can’t cope — our voices need to be heard on the hospital’

Campaigners will hold a march in a bid to demand 24-hour urgent care.

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