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Is Great North Road, Newark, the right place for a major supermarket?

5:07pm Tue Sep 02, 2014
A 33-year-old man has died from his injuries following a crash on a bridge over the A46 at Flintham this morning (Tuesday).
3:15pm Tue Sep 02, 2014
A music festival featuring DJ sets and local bands raised hundreds of pounds for two charities.
3:07pm Tue Sep 02, 2014
A woman pulled from the River Trent in the early hours of Sunday remains in a critical but stable condition in hospital.
12:58pm Tue Sep 02, 2014
Walls in an underground carpark have been sprayed with graffiti to improve its atmosphere and image.
10:01am Tue Sep 02, 2014
A 58-space railway station carpark, designed to alleviate parking on nearby roads, has been officially opened by the MP for Newark.
9:30am Tue Sep 02, 2014
Diversions are in place around Flintham following a serious collision.
8:07am Tue Sep 02, 2014
A traditional plough play performed in Flintham a century ago will be staged at Nottingham Castle.
7:46am Tue Sep 02, 2014
A major investment that promises to improve rail journey times between Newark and Nottingham is set to be confirmed.
7:10am Tue Sep 02, 2014
Solar panels in the shape of a cross have been installed at a Newark church.
7:09am Tue Sep 02, 2014
A carer who took more than £1,800 from an elderly lady she was looking after avoided going to prison because she has a young child.
5:00pm Mon Sep 01, 2014
Colourful photographs were taken at White Post Farm, Farnsfield, as part of a world-record attempt.
4:53pm Mon Sep 01, 2014
Police would like to speak to this man after mouthwash was stolen from Boots in Newark.
One Voice
I am thrilled that we are to have a new CT scanner at Newark Hospital (Victory: U-turn On Scanner, Advertiser, August 28). This is certainly a U-turn, and a much-needed one.

Residents of Newark and surrounding areas have spoken out and I hope they will continue to do so.

My thanks go to all those who signed the petition that I had, and the Advertiser for its part and support, along with other campaigners who speak up to save our wonderful hospital.

It is surprising how we are listened to when we speak with one voice and long may this continue.
­— DOREEN LANGFORD, Marlborough Close, Newark.
Fight goes on
THIS week the Advertiser is delighted to report a major u-turn by the organisation that runs Newark Hospital. Sherwood Forest Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has backtracked completely and decided that, rather than remove the permanent CT scanner from the hospital, it will instead install a new one at a cost of £½m.

That’s quite a change of mind.

The original decision to remove the scanner, which was paid for in part by public fundraising, prompted outrage on top of the resentment and anger already caused by cuts to services at the hospital.

Even Newark and Sherwood Clinical Comm-issioning Group, which plans services for the hospital, distanced itself from the scanner decision.

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