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3:47pm Wed Jul 13, 2011
Thousands lined the streets of Newark on Sunday to watch dozens of local groups and organisations take part in the carnival parade.
Are solar farms preferable to wind turbines?

7:23am Wed Apr 23, 2014
RESIDENTS are being asked to share their experiences of services at the trust that runs Newark Hospital with the Care Quality Commission (CQC)
10:06am Tue Apr 22, 2014
A motorcyclist was killed in a collision as he tried to overtake a tractor.
1:32pm Mon Apr 21, 2014
The A46 southbound was closed between Thorpe on the Hill and Winthorpe following a collision this afternoon (Monday)
9:07am Mon Apr 21, 2014
More than a quarter of people in Newark and Sherwood’s towns tip cooking oil down the sink mistakenly thinking their water company will pick up the bill if the drain gets blocked, a survey has found.
8:24am Mon Apr 21, 2014
The number of lead thefts from churches across the Southwell and Nottingham Diocese has reduced.
2:14pm Sun Apr 20, 2014
A home owner is calling for people’s right to light to be given greater consideration by planning committees.
8:12am Sun Apr 20, 2014
A wooden trunk containing items that would have been used during the English Civil War has been added to the discovery box collection of Newark and Sherwood Museum Service.
2:06pm Sat Apr 19, 2014
A solar farm should be built on a former power station site rather than farmland, planners were told.
8:18am Sat Apr 19, 2014
Students have produced a book based on a series of leaflets exploring local heritage and history.
3:19pm Fri Apr 18, 2014
Parish councillors are pushing for talks with developers to thrash out concerns about an extensive new development that would double the size of their village.
2:27pm Fri Apr 18, 2014
More than 200 people joined a flash-mob performance of Amazing Grace in Newark Market Place this lunchtime.
12:36pm Fri Apr 18, 2014
A COUNCIL has suggested residents of flats that will be built in a conversion of a former church hall could pay at least £365 a year to park near their home.
Recycling tip
Following the closure of Fiskerton tip I took our garden rubbish to the Calverton recycling depot.

When we got there I found 27 cars queueing.

I got my two plastic bags of grass cuttings and tried to carry them in, only to be told that’s not allowed.

This is not encouraging people to recycle. It’s madness.
— KEITH LEE, Crew Lane Close, Southwell.
Learning curve
THE relationship between teenagers and older generations can be an uneasy one, but in many cases that may be based on perception rather than experience.

The vast majority of teenagers are well behaved and polite but they can be tarred with the same brush as those who make the headlines for all the wrong reasons.

Most want to learn the skills that will help them at work and as they progress through life and a Government project is being offered in Newark and Sherwood for the first time to help them do just that.

The district council, working with New College, Nottingham, organises the National Citizen Service project, which gives 16 and 17-year-olds the chance to try outdoor pursuits and get involved in their communities.

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