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Jun 30, 2022
up, up, up and away

Family Fun Day to Launch New YMCA Community & Activity Village, Newark

A family fun day will be held on Saturday 16th July at YMCA Community & Activity Village in Newark, to mark the launch of the brand-new site.

Mar 3, 2022
Take Off

Flight Simulator Lands At IASTI Newark

Students at the UK’s first International Air and Space Training Institute (IASTI) Newark will receive virtual flight training thanks to its in-house simulator.  The Alsim ALX worth £35,000, is a standout feature of the newly developed workshop at Newark College’s interim IASTI site, where students get hands-on with the tools and technologies used within the aviation industry.

Mar 1, 2022
Restore Newark

Newark Castle Restoration Plans

Newark and Sherwood District Council has made another huge leap forward this week towards realising ambitious plans to develop Newark Castle into an exciting visitor attraction. An application for planning permission has been submitted which, if approved, will allow work to continue on the Castle Gatehouse Project as planned. Securing planning permission is also an important step towards finalising the project’s business case to be submitted to central government to release the £2.6m Towns Fund grant allocation for this fantastic project.

Mar 1, 2022
Level Up

Levelling Up Investment In Newark

Newark and Sherwood District Council, in partnership with Nottinghamshire County Council and Urban&Civic, has been successful in their bid for a £20 million investment, into the Southern Link Road (SLR), from the central Government’s Levelling Up Fund (LUF). This is one of just 17 successful bids out of 84 UK-wide authorities that submitted, and the only successful bid from a Nottinghamshire district.

Jan 21, 2022
Newark Brazil

Middlebeck announced as lead sponsor of local football team

Middlebeck has recently announced sponsorship support for a local football team, Newark Brazil, thanks to the neighbourhood’s master developer Urban&Civic. Newark Brazil is an inclusive football club, offering children from 4-18 years old the chance to have fun, develop their skills and socialise. The team, based at Magnus Community Sports Centre, has over the years, supported children into professional football academies and offered young people admission to a low cost, fulfilling grassroots team.  This sponsorship announcement further endorses Urban&Civic’s commitment to s...

Jan 9, 2022
come fly with me

First Students Take To The Sky

Shelby Valentine, Lexie Johnson and Alex Vickery have become the first IASTI Newark students to pilot an aircraft in flight. The trio were treated to a flight experience with AeroSPARX display pilot Rob Barsby as a reward for their good attendance, work ethic and attitude toward their course. They even got to fly a loop-the-loop.

Jan 6, 2022
The local roundup

Levelling Up Investment In Newark

Newark and Sherwood District Council, in partnership with Nottinghamshire County Council and Urban&Civic, has been successful in their bid for a £20 million investment, into the Southern Link Road (SLR), from the central Government’s Levelling Up Fund (LUF). This is one of just 17 successful bids out of 84 UK-wide authorities that submitted, and the only successful bid from a Nottinghamshire district.

Dec 16, 2021
Avro Shackleton and the Avro Vulcan

Permanent Home for the Avro Shackleton and the Avro Vulcan.

An agreement has been reached between Newark Air Museum (NAM) and the Lincolnshire’s Lancaster Association (LLA), that has resulted in the ownership of the Avro Shackleton, WR977 and the Avro Vulcan, XM594 being immediately transferred to NAM.

Oct 21, 2021
Dragon Boat Race

Festival Success

Thirty-three crews from local businesses and organisations took part in the event, jointly organised by Beaumond House Hospice Care and the Child Bereavement Centre, both Newark-based charities.
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