What is going on with the roads across the district?
Planning law is designed to ensure that, on the whole, any development work is carried out to the general well-being of wider society — not just for the financial benefit of the few.
Having just read the article No Compensation For Loss Of Business (Advertiser, April 12) I think the spokesman for Severn Trent is missing the point of local traders.
It looks like a lose-lose situation all round for the Robin Hood Hotel listed buildings (Hotel Plans Withdrawn, Advertiser, April 12).
Much is being said in the press regarding the state of the roads in this country. Without doubt, they are in a diabolical state and it is time drastic measures were taken from the top (Government) to the lowest part of the public sector.
Congraulations Jean Robinson. What a trouper. Thanks for the memories (The Show Goes On As Performer Is Rewarded For Her Long Service, Advertiser, April 5).
How will our shops, already fighting for their lives against the internet, survive the new battering from local and central government?
How can we ever hope to alleviate the increasing litter problem in Newark when one encounters the attitude that I have?
I read with great interest the revelations regarding Morgan Tucker Limited (Employment Judge Awards 90 Days’ Pay To Redundant Staff, Advertiser, March 22).
To add to the current comments about unruly traffic in Newark, I saw the latest idiotic behaviour.
I couldn't agree more with correspondent D. A. Underwood (No Action On Driving Madness, News Views, March 29).
As a frequent visitor to Newark, I cannot say how much I sympathise with all the traders and shopkeepers who daily struggle with Severn Trent’s thoroughly disruptive decision to close off large areas of the town all at once.
There is no evidence to support the view that the cost of a flyover to carry the Nottingham-Lincoln railway over the East Coast Main Line at Newark would be astronomical (New Rail Flyover Would Be Years Down The Line, Advertiser, March 22).
Just when the public sector needs to find savings, and when soldiers, police, prison guards and others are made to wait for their pay rises, suddenly the Government has found a money tree for themselves.
I had to travel to Nottingham so decided to use the train.
The Newark Sports Association (NSA) is a Charitable Community Benefits Society and was established to promote and support the development of sports facilities for the benefit of the local community.
Following your excellent article regarding the traffic problems on Cartergate and Baldertongate (Drivers Cut Through To Dodge Jams, Advertiser, March 15) I naively expected an improvement.
I JUST had to put pen to paper after returning home from seeing the Newark Amateur Operatic Society production of Cats at the Palace Theatre.
The Advertiser has reported on drivers creating rat-runs along Cartergate, Newark, to avoid jams caused by Severn Trent’s sewerage system replacement work (Drivers Cut Through To Dodge Jams, March 15).
My letter (More Manage-ment, News Views, February 15) would appear to be endorsed by a subsequent news item.
Citizens of Newark and Sherwood rejoice — you are not alone.
I would like to respond to the concerns regarding services at Newark Hospital raised by D. Hinchley (Growing Concern, News Views, March 15).
There was a recent exchange of letters in the Advertiser concerning perceived cooling or warming in the global climate, and I would like add some further comment.