Free concerts and extra performances mean that there is even more chance for local people to enjoy the classical Southwell Music Festival taking place over the August Bank Holiday (22nd to 27th August).

Cyclists taking part in this year's Reach Off Road are in for a treat. Sweets of Southwell will be holding a refreshment stall where they will hand out sweets for participants as they cycle past.

The response to the recent appeal for host families to look after children from Belarus who live in the area of Chernobyl was fantastic. Unfortunately two families have now had to withdraw their assistance due to personal circumstances.

Lowdham Book Festival is now in its 19th year and runs from 19th to 30th June 2018.

Southwell City Football Club has revealed an ambitious plan to upgrade and improve facilities for football in the town and is looking for sponsors to help fund the ambitious three year project.