Minster School pupil Tom Byrne was one of the ten winners of the University of Sheffield French Translation Competition 2018 and received an invite to a Translation Workshop.

The Southwell & District Lions Club 3rd Annual photo competition opened on 1st January. Now in its 3rd year, the competition, on the theme of SHADOWS, is open to all ages, with prizes for children, teenagers and adults. It's open to all amateur photographers in Nottinghamshire, Derbyshire, Lincolnshire, Leicestershire & Rutland.

Steve Harley & Cockney Rebel and Los Pacaminos featuring Paul Young, are among the star names being added to this year's Gate To Southwell Festival (June 6th to 9th).

Southwell Post Office Update. The Post Office is aiming to re-open next Monday 21st January. The Post Office team is currently awaiting the glass fitting and repairs which should be later this week.

A lucky gap in the weather after torrential rain meant that the Southwell Lantern Walk with all its 'sparkle and shine' went ahead for another year.