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.

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.

An opportunity to discover a thousand years of history of Southwell Minster and the Archbishop's Palace - from Saxon times to the modern day – will begin over the Easter Bank Holiday, and continue on special Open Days throughout the year.

Southwell's Saturday Market, a popular fixture for many years, offers residents and visitors much of their weekly shopping needs. Now, there are plans to introduce specialist Sunday Markets.

Experience a fabulous family day out this spring at Nottinghamshire County Show. With plenty going on both inside and out, visitors will enjoy watching the best cattle, sheep, goats and pigs alongside superb equine events, including majestic 'heavies' and first-class showjumping.