In October 2010 a new partnership was born in Southwell when the Loughborough Building Society opened its agency within Gascoines Estate Agents at 1 Church Street, Southwell. Since that time the partnership has gone from strength to strength, supporting local people with great savings and mortgage products.

Ranby House school has announced a brand new £10 million state of the art school for children aged 3-11 years on a 330 acre site.

Richard Moss is settling in well into his new role as Manager at The Handicentre shop on Queen Street. He has been joined by Damien Ayers, who has been promoted from the Crew Lane Depot to become Assistant Manager.

I'm not aware of any standard pathway from leaving school to becoming an osteopath, but if there is one, I'm fairly confident that the route I took doesn't even come close!


Whether you live in Southwell or simply wander around when you visit you may be surprised to know that there are over 50 retail businesses in the town and its surrounding area.

Manor Farm Tea Shoppe is delighted to announce the launch of their new Breakfast and Afternoon Tea menus.

Spaces Building Limited of Halam, have recently completed the construction of a garden room attached to a period cottage on Church Lane in Kirklington.

Following the government's Inheritance Tax announcement in the Summer Budget 2015 allowing couples to pass a house worth up to £1m to their children or grandchildren, Ann Farnill, Head of Wills, Trust & Probate at Tallents Solicitors is urging everyone to either make a will or review an existing one.

Manor Farm Tea Shoppe has a host of delicious treats lined up for its Gastro Dining Evenings this month.

Located on the outskirts of Southwell, Crink Lane Nursery has always been a haven for plant lovers and enthusiasts.

Properties for sale in the UK are in demand as the number of properties being put up for sale has slumped in recent months. So, if your property is currently on the market, and has been for a while Alasdair Morrison, local independent estate agent, offers some sage advice for frustrated house sellers.

Looking to improve your fitness? Have you considered Nordic Walking?

Spaces Building Limited has just completed a fabulous barn conversion in Kirklington.

Spring is the time of year when birds of all kinds make nests and lay their eggs. For Jackdaws in particular, this often means finding a suitable chimney.

After being based at antique centres in Newark and Lincoln, local resident Ben Mepham is opening a new shop in Bull Yard - for those who still prefer browsing to surfing.

Local businessman, Douglas Gascoine, established Gascoines Estate Agents and Chartered Surveyors over sixty years ago. Having recently turned 88, Douglas continues to play an active role in all aspects of the family business.

Looking for somewhere to get away to but don't want to travel far?

Business owners are invited to free workshops during May and June to learn about the importance of fire safety for their businesses.

Tozer Studios was founded in Nottingham just after the Second World War by Miss Sheila Tozer, a renowned and very gifted teacher. In 1972 she passed on the School to the late Miss Alison Willett who continued to develop its ethos and dedication, and in 1995 relocated it to its present rural location at Hockerwood Park, Southwell.

At last, spring is finally here! Clear skies and a touch of the sun encourage us to leave our houses and start socialising outdoors again.