Woodborough Park Farm, Nottinghamshire has been nominated for a national farming & conservation award, recognising the outstanding efforts of husband and wife team John and Cathy Charles-Jones to promote good habitat management.

This weekend (13th June) Southwell Tourist Information Centre (TIC) at The Minster Centre on Church Street will be celebrating its 10th anniversary. In that time we have helped thousands of tourists, and residents, with all manner of enquiries about not only Southwell but other places of interest and attraction within the district.

This year's Wonderland International Classic & Sports Car Festival will celebrate 50 years of the TVR Club with a great feature display of TVR cars from the past half-century.

Lookout for The Workhouse appearing in the BBC1 four-part series, 24 Hours in the Past, currently showing on Tuesdays at 9pm.

A sustainable housing developer is teaming up with a heritage architect to design a new housing development which it hopes to build on an historic site in Southwell.

Dogs Trust, the UK's largest dog welfare charity, has created the ultimate kit for new home owners to help furry family members move into their new pad. As well as containing essentials like toys and a collapsible dog bowl to help make moving house easier for dogs, the kit has been created to encourage responsible dog ownership when moving house, most importantly, keeping microchip details up-to-date.

Southwell Community Archaeology Group and its partner Southwell Town Council have received £49,700 from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) for an exciting project, Burgage Manor Revealed, in Southwell.

There's still time to get your nominations in for Agrii's Rural Community Champions competition, with the chance to win £1,000 if you are crowned the overall winner.

Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service (NFRS) staff will be travelling to Croatia to donate a former NFRS fire engine to offer support to Croatian fire crews. The venture to Sveti Durd, Croatia will begin on Friday 17th April.

Over one thousand British and international artists have contacted the organisers to appear at this year's Gate to Southwell Festival in June (4th – 7th). Having built a growing reputation for great music, dance and family entertainment over the past eight years, this summer's event looks set to give Southwell and the East Midlands economy an even greater tourist boost than before.

After the success of Southwell's new initiative to get racegoers from the town and into the racecourse in 2014 through their inaugural Southwell Residents Evening, the course hopes to repeat the trick this time around, again offering free tickets to residents of Southwell and surrounding villages (within the Bramley distribution area).

Newark recently experienced the glitz and glamour of a Hollywood style film première! Hundreds of people including actors, producers, app designers and project chiefs watched a riveting costumed drama unfold on the big screen of the Palace Theatre.

VISITORS to this year's Nottinghamshire County Show are being urged to buy their tickets before 1st May in order to save themselves £5 on admission price. With less than 50 days to go until the show, the deadline is fast approaching for visitors to get their advanced tickets at a discounted price, with this year promising to be the biggest and best show yet.

The 2015 Dragon Boat Challenge takes place on Sunday 2nd August as part of the annual Riverside Festival and is one of the largest and most eagerly anticipated team events in the region.

The Friends of Sées Twinning Association, which has been running for 33 years, is keen to welcome new members and families and is holding an Open Evening on Tuesday 31st March in the Riverside Centre, King Street, Southwell at 7pm.

The Beaumond House Winter Ball was held at Norwood Park, Southwell, on 31st January and raised a grand total of £20,529.

Fifteen years on and the famous annual charity bike ride, Tonya's Challenge, is still going strong, raising funds for Reach Learning Disability. Inaugurated in 2000, this great event – combining family fun with off-road scenic cycling through beautiful Nottinghamshire countryside – continues to help support social and educational activities for over 150 adults living with learning disabilities in Nottinghamshire.

With the daffodils starting to burst into flower and the temperatures slowly on the rise, spring is here and what better way to spend a day in the spring sunshine than with a day at the races.

Millions of people across the UK will head to the polling stations on 7th May for what promises to be one of the most unpredictable General Elections of the modern era. As a result, a team of experts from across Nottingham Trent University has come together to help shed light on some of the key issues ahead of election day, offering insight and analysis across a wide range of election-related topics.

Mothering Sunday will be an extra special occasion this year in the Minster. The service on Sunday 15th March at 3.30pm will be sung by the Girls' Choir, in celebration of their 10th anniversary.

Britain's most successful protest singer BILLY BRAGG is the latest headline act booked to play the new look Gate To Southwell Festival 2015 this summer.