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Should schools be subject to yearly Ofsted inspections?

8:36am Tue Dec 01, 2015
A road which will provide a vital link across the south of Newark is due to be completed before March 2020.
12:25pm Mon Nov 30, 2015
Three men have been arrested in connection with handbag thefts in Newark.
9:03am Tue Dec 01, 2015
Newark Town Band will perform a festive concert at the Bridge Community Centre, Lincoln Road, Newark, on December 12 from 7pm-9.30pm.
5:04pm Mon Nov 30, 2015
Around 150 people came together to raise money for the family of Curtis Nuttall.
4:35pm Mon Nov 30, 2015
A walk along part of the Great Wall of China raised money for a little girl with cerebral palsy.
2:28pm Mon Nov 30, 2015
A storage container was badly damaged in a fire on Newark Industrial Estate this morning (Monday).
1:30pm Mon Nov 30, 2015
A lorry which has blown one of its tyres caused delays on the A1 southbound near Long Bennington.
1:04pm Mon Nov 30, 2015
Colston Bassett Dairy has clinched a gold medal at the World Cheese Awards 2015 - held at Birmingham's NEC - for its Stilton.
10:59am Mon Nov 30, 2015
It was a truly magical Christmas for pupils in Farndon as they welcomed two reindeer to their school fair.
10:42am Mon Nov 30, 2015
Independent stores are encouraging customers to shop closer to home this Christmas at a late-night shopping event on Thursday.
9:59am Mon Nov 30, 2015
A woman who fought breast cancer has published a book to help others diagnosed with the disease.
7:58pm Sun Nov 29, 2015
Around 1,000 people were at Newark's market place for a range of entertainment and the Christmas lights switch-on today.
Nothing is free
Recent Advertiser headlines about a free school being planned for Newark did not fill my heart with joy, as I was always told that nothing in this world is ever free.

I agree that the number of students leaving Newark for schools outside the area is abhorrent, but to try to eliminate that with a free school is not the right way of correcting it.

Free schools do not need the support of the county council to open and are funded fully by the Government.

Free schools work independently of other schools and outside the local set-up, setting their own term times and the length of school days.
— VIC HALL, Queen Street, Balderton.
Generous response
While nothing can ease the pain family and friends of Luca Cioci are feeling after his tragic death, they can take comfort from the instinctive response of his work colleagues and the wider community.

Luca, of Balderton, died in a road accident on the A46 on Friday. He was 23.

He worked as a waste management operative at Newark and Sherwood District Council’s Brunel Drive depot in Newark where colleagues have launched a Christmas appeal for his partner, Katie Pitchford, and their two young children.

The generous response in such terrible circumstances is heartwarming and a sign of Luca’s popularity among his workmates.

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