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Closure of major high street retailer branded another blow to town centre

Closure of major high street retailer branded another blow to town centre

The closure of Superdrug was described as worrying by Kerri Saxby, who is the chairman of Newark Business Club.


Visitors hoping for pleasant fishing holiday may be in for smelly surprise

Visitors hoping for pleasant fishing holiday may be in for smelly surprise

Proposed plans build a £28m animal rendering factory will produce a bad smell and put visitors off, claimed a business owner.


Newark man, 33, handed community order after pleading guilty to making more than 50k indecent child images

Newark man, 33, handed community order after pleading guilty to making more than 50k indecent child images

Alex Mountain, of Philip Road, Newark, was sentenced at Nottingham Crown Court after he admitted making more than 53,000 images of children.


Ofsted said school is improving

Ofsted said school is improving

William Gladstone Church of England Academy was judged to be requiring improvement, but the inspection found the school to be rapidly improving.


‘Time capsule’ set to be demolished

‘Time capsule’ set to be demolished

A demolition notice has been put up on the front of the former coal merchants office on Cross Street, much to the sadness of local man Phil Ayling.


Committee votes to allow changes to housing development despite flooding fears

Committee votes to allow changes to housing development despite flooding fears

The changes to the development, proposed to build 38 dwellings, meant two housing types of the plan will be varied.


Severely ill pensioner fined for over-staying at Waitrose

Severely ill pensioner fined for over-staying at Waitrose

A frail shopper has appealed to Waitrose to be considerate of their elderly patrons after being hit with a parking fine.


Super slimmers enjoy supporting each other

Super slimmers enjoy supporting each other

Three super slimmers have been enjoying the festive season after shedding more than 21st between them.


Community group gets grant to expand to another town

Community group gets grant to expand to another town

The community group that brings together those who are hard of hearing has been given a new lease of life.


Newark MP welcomes removal of illegal waste mountain

Newark MP welcomes removal of illegal waste mountain

Robert Jenrick said although he was pleased to see its removal, that more needs to be done to address the issue.


Concerned resident says potholes on busy Newark road are dangerous hazard

Concerned resident says potholes on busy Newark road are dangerous hazard

Mr Duncan Rycroft, of Newark, expressed his frustrations to the Advertiser and said the dangers cannot be avoided.


Criticism over shop purchase

Criticism over shop purchase

The fallout over the purchase of the former Newark M&S store by Newark and Sherwood District Council continues.


Advertiser's most read stories of 2019

Advertiser's most read stories of 2019

From M&S to B&M, scrapyard blazes to council decisions, here are the most popular stories of 2019.


Group set date to look at ways to invest up to £25m of Government funds

Group set date to look at ways to invest up to £25m of Government funds

The first meeting of the Newark Town Fund group has been set for January.

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COURT: Newark drink-driver who threatened woman jailed for 18 weeks

COURT: Newark drink-driver who threatened woman jailed for 18 weeks

Tom Workman, 35, of Sleaford Road, Newark, also admitted a charge of criminal damage to a window and a door.


'Yes my dear' ­— What kept a Newark couple together for 60 years

'Yes my dear' ­— What kept a Newark couple together for 60 years

Fate was a factor in bringing this long-standing Newark couple together.


Students add finishing touches to chairs crafted for the National Trust

Students add finishing touches to chairs crafted for the National Trust

Furniture-making students at Newark College added the finishing touches to eight Regency-style chairs they crafted.


Group encourages aspiring writers to join them in 2020

Group encourages aspiring writers to join them in 2020

Fosseway Writers, based in Newark, is encouraging people who have always wanted to write to make a new year’s resolution to join them next year.


COURT: Thief fined after stealing miniature military figures and drink-driver banned

COURT: Thief fined after stealing miniature military figures and drink-driver banned

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


Resubmitted plans for 80 homes refused by planning committee

Resubmitted plans for 80 homes refused by planning committee

The meeting heard key criticism of the development included resident concerns over flooding and highway safety.


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