The petition was brought forward by resident campaigner, Paul Baggaley, who said the council would benefit in hard cash.
Paul Baggaley, secretary of Newark Sports Association, voiced concerns over a rise in the threshold of signatures needed to debate a petition.
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The major plans unveiled for Newark Castle have the potential to bring in thousands of extra visitors to the town, which is good news.
Local Government Secretary Robert Jenrick will join PM today in announcing £3.6bn of investment in a Towns Fund, up to £25m of it for Newark.
Overall there was a 328 to 301 vote defeat.
Jerry Hague, Labour candidate for Sherwood, said it is clear some areas want the Government to act and reverse the decision.
Marks and Spencer in Newark was one of the town's most popular stores.
The latest Office for National Statistics data shows there were less same-sex weddings in 2016 compared to the previous year.
People living in Chatham Court, an area of flats in Newark town centre are being encouraged to share their experiences with police and the council.