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The day 1,000 watched women’s football contest

The day 1,000 watched women’s football contest

Women’s football is enjoying a surge in popularity, but here in Newark the connection with beautiful game goes back more than a century.


Parents needed to support and befriend young families

Parents needed to support and befriend young families

A charity that has been supporting young families for 30 years is looking for parents to join its volunteers.


COURT: Newark man who assaulted two police officers receives suspended prison sentence

COURT: Newark man who assaulted two police officers receives suspended prison sentence

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


Signal box work is half complete ­— but Newark Rail promise it will be completed

Signal box work is half complete ­— but Newark Rail promise it will be completed

A decrepit looking railway signal box has been given half a make-over, leading to a Newark man appealing to Network Rail to finish the job.


Scout hall roof in danger of damage in tree tussle

Scout hall roof in danger of damage in tree tussle

Plans to start the repairs to a Scout group’s roof are being scuppered due to damage from overhanging trees.


Former window cleaner, 72, cleared of historical rape and indecent assault charges

Former window cleaner, 72, cleared of historical rape and indecent assault charges

The jury came to a majority verdict of not guilty on five charges, but failed to make a decision on a further three counts of indecent assault.


Footballers pump it up in cup preparation

Footballers pump it up in cup preparation

Inspirational songs don’t come much bigger that hearing your own player’s voice booming over the tannoy.


Family fun with games and craft

Family fun with games and craft

Children and adults enjoyed getting crafty together at a family fun day.


Paedophile threatened to humiliate schoolgirl unless she continued to indulge his sick fantasies

Paedophile threatened to humiliate schoolgirl unless she continued to indulge his sick fantasies

Depraved Alec Parkin, of Lacey Green, Balderton, subjected his 13-year-old victim to sustained online sexual abuse over Facebook for 18 months.


Development land near Newark is put up for sale

Development land near Newark is put up for sale

The leasehold of a large slice of land with development potential has been made available to buy.


Councillors agree to rent increase

Councillors agree to rent increase

Rent for council homes in Newark and Sherwood is set to increase in the next financial year following a heated debate between district councillors.


Fraudster, 29, expects 'substantial' time behind bars after posing as landlord 18 times

Fraudster, 29, expects 'substantial' time behind bars after posing as landlord 18 times

Nick Bentley posed as a landlord on 18 separate occasions and asked prospective tenants to pay a deposit for an address not available for rent.


Artistic friends nourishing their creative fires together

Artistic friends nourishing their creative fires together

A new art exhibition in Newark features the work of two female artists.


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.


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.


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.


Church’s eco efforts rewarded

Church’s eco efforts rewarded

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


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.


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.


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