The image of the 89-year-old woman who was attacked in her own home in the early hours was truly shocking (Catch Thug Who Did This, Advertiser, June 15).
What a wonderful weekend that was. The 2017 Newark Festival was the best yet, with great music, great weather and a great atmosphere.
As the managing director of Stormsaver and a long-term supporter of the international development organisation, WaterAid, I urge our MP Robert Jenrick to champion the need to maintain 0.7% of our country’s gross national income for aid to the world’s poorest people.
Congratulations to Robert Jenrick on his victory in the General Election.
I am getting tired of hearing that there will be a shortage of workers in industry, agriculture and the NHS if we come out of the European Union.
I would like to support Mr Southgate’s comments about the effect of the disastrous Climate Change Act on energy prices in this country (Repeal Act To Make Saving, News Views, June 1).
So, the USA has pulled out of the Paris agreement on climate change.
As a former resident of Coddington (in the 1980s) I was interested in two news items in the May 25 edition of the Advertiser under the headlines Mother Raises Crossing Fears and Petition Calls For Road Speed Limit Reduction.
I am trying to research Mr John (Jack) Rowbottom, who played for Newark Cricket Club in the 1950s and 1960s.
I want to send my belated best wishes to local shopkeeper Mr Barry Hazard, of George Robinson’s Shoe Repairs, Stodman Street, Newark, on his retirement (Shoe Repairer Steps Into Retirement, Advertiser, May 4).
I write in support of retired secondary school headteacher, S. Goodman, who laments the fact that teachers seem to be increasingly expected to take on responsibility for certain aspects of life education that should be the responsibility of parents.
On Monday morning I followed a bus around Beastmarket Hill roundabout in Newark.
The field immediately south of Fernwood has been in full bloom recently, providing a splash of colour with its bright yellow crop.
If Nottinghamshire Police employed one officer to patrol Newark looking only for traffic offences, I am convinced they would earn back their salary, and more, through the fines they would be able to issue.
I share the concerns raised by Debby Smith (Fears For Historic Buildings, News Views, June 1) about the King Charles I Coffee House in Newark.
It was wonderful to see the historical re-enactments in Newark last month, including the most recent Saxon Versus Vikings event at the castle.