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MP ‘glad’ to see £427 million grant fund for farmers

MP ‘glad’ to see £427 million grant fund for farmers

MP ‘glad’ to see £427 million grant fund for farmers

Newark MP Robert Jenrick has welcomed new grants for farmers, in the largest package ever offered by the government.


Call for younger people to get involved in politics

Call for younger people to get involved in politics

Call for younger people to get involved in politics

Three people serving on Nottinghamshire councils, who were all under 25 when they were elected, have urged others their age to get involved.


Region’s need for rail and road improvement put centre stage in Westminster

Region’s need for rail and road improvement put centre stage in Westminster

Region’s need for rail and road improvement put centre stage in Westminster

Rail electrification, A46 and A1 improvements, and the need for certainty after HS2’s cancellation have been brought before Westminster officials.


‘Newark Cemetery is only for Newark residents’ says council

‘Newark Cemetery is only for Newark residents’ says council

‘Newark Cemetery is only for Newark residents’ says council

Big changes are coming to Newark Cemetery in order to expand its lifespan.

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Supporting our high streets

Supporting our high streets

Supporting our high streets

Across the district, we’re lucky to have so many unique and amazing independent stores that make our towns a great place to visit and shop.

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Hike in social housing rent approved despite opposition

Hike in social housing rent approved despite opposition

Hike in social housing rent approved despite opposition

A council has increased its social housing rent by 7.7% — the maximum amount allowed.

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Council struggle to fill vacancies on Lilley and Stone board of trustees

Council struggle to fill vacancies on Lilley and Stone board of trustees

Council struggle to fill vacancies on Lilley and Stone board of trustees

A former school site remains without a full board of trustees after a council has failed to find enough members willing to fill vacancies.

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Council accused of delaying compensation for abuse survivors

Council accused of delaying compensation for abuse survivors

Council accused of delaying compensation for abuse survivors

A council has been accused of delaying compensation payments to survivors of abuse at a school.


Alternative county budget plans to sell off HS2 land to fund road improvements

Alternative county budget plans to sell off HS2 land to fund road improvements

Alternative county budget plans to sell off HS2 land to fund road improvements

Opposition parties have criticised the county council’s budget plans for the coming financial year.


Public comments could be permitted at planning meetings

Public comments could be permitted at planning meetings

Public comments could be permitted at planning meetings

Members of the public may be invited to speak at planning meetings, to bolster public opinion and transparency.

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Step in the right direction for flood prevention plans

Step in the right direction for flood prevention plans

Step in the right direction for flood prevention plans

The green light has been given for a council to pursue a multi-agency response to flooding which has left residents in a “state of fear”.


Green industrial revolution pledge made by mayoral candidate

Green industrial revolution pledge made by mayoral candidate

Green industrial revolution pledge made by mayoral candidate

The Green Party has selected its candidate to run in the East Midlands mayoral race in May.


Road repairs highlighted in council budget proposals

Road repairs highlighted in council budget proposals

Road repairs highlighted in council budget proposals

An extra £4 million is needed to repair Nottinghamshire roads after highways suffered five times the amount of damage than normal in seasonal storms.


Residents to be invited to have their say on Public Space Protection Orders

Residents to be invited to have their say on Public Space Protection Orders

Residents to be invited to have their say on Public Space Protection Orders

A council is reviewing its schemes to restrict anti-social behaviour in parks and other public spaces.


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