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Abigail Hunt joined the Newark Advertiser as a reporter in June 2019 after completing her journalism degree at Nottingham Trent University.

Key medical adviser to government on covid to step down

13 January 2022
Key medical adviser to government on covid to step down

Key medical adviser to government on covid to step down

13 January 2022

Professor Sir Jonathan Van-Tam will step down as Deputy Chief Medical Officer for England to take up a new role at the University of Nottingham.


Failing to do this when driving could see you hit with £5,000 fine

12 January 2022
Failing to do this when driving could see you hit with £5,000 fine

Failing to do this when driving could see you hit with £5,000 fine

12 January 2022

Motoring experts have warned that failing to do something while driving could lead to a £5,000 fine and nine points on your licence.


5 winter driving fines you should be aware of as snow expected across UK

05 January 2022
5 winter driving fines you should be aware of as snow expected across UK

5 winter driving fines you should be aware of as snow expected across UK

05 January 2022

With talk of heavy snow expected across the UK this week, a list of five winter driving fines motorists should be aware of has been put together.


We made a Christmas dinner for just £5.50 — here's how it turned out

23 December 2021
We made a Christmas dinner for just £5.50 — here's how it turned out

We made a Christmas dinner for just £5.50 — here's how it turned out

23 December 2021

Christmas is just three sleeps away, which means your festive lunch is just around the corner... We made ours for just £5.50. Here's how.


Government should 'draw up plans for furlough' after wave of covid cases and omicron emergence

14 December 2021
Government should 'draw up plans for furlough' after wave of covid cases and omicron emergence

Government should 'draw up plans for furlough' after wave of covid cases and omicron emergence

14 December 2021

Britain should be drawing up plans for furlough in the face of a wave of Covid-19 infections, according to the IMF.


Prime Minister refuses to rule out Christmas covid restrictions

13 December 2021
Prime Minister refuses to rule out Christmas covid restrictions

Prime Minister refuses to rule out Christmas covid restrictions

13 December 2021

The Prime Minister has refused to rule out Christmas covid restrictions.


New rules including home working as Prime Minister moves to 'plan B' over fast-spreading omicron variant

08 December 2021
New rules including home working as Prime Minister moves to 'plan B' over fast-spreading omicron variant

New rules including home working as Prime Minister moves to 'plan B' over fast-spreading omicron variant

08 December 2021

The Government has moved to Plan B with home working, covid passports and further face masks announced.


Christmas menu with 'double the magic' at McDonald's is unveiled

16 November 2021
Christmas menu with 'double the magic' at McDonald's is unveiled

Christmas menu with 'double the magic' at McDonald's is unveiled

16 November 2021

McDonald’s has granted your Christmas wishes and doubled the magic by bringing two brand new burgers reminiscent of classic festive flavours.


Shop staff to get Boxing Day off

25 October 2021
Shop staff to get Boxing Day off

Shop staff to get Boxing Day off

25 October 2021

A High Street retailer has announced it will remain closed on Boxing Day.


Gang part of £1.36m cocaine conspiracy jailed for total of 104 years

20 October 2021
Gang part of £1.36m cocaine conspiracy jailed for total of 104 years

Gang part of £1.36m cocaine conspiracy jailed for total of 104 years

20 October 2021

Ten men involved in distributing around £1.36m of high-purity cocaine have been jailed for a total of 104 years.


Energy provider tells homeowners to take up scheme offering boilers for £395

08 October 2021
Energy provider tells homeowners to take up scheme offering boilers for £395

Energy provider tells homeowners to take up scheme offering boilers for £395

08 October 2021

E.ON is encouraging eligible homeowners to purchase a replacement A-rated energy efficient gas boiler for only £395 if theirs is faulty or broken.


The 16 sectors where workers may be exempt from quarantine released as 'pingdemic' grows

23 July 2021
The 16 sectors where workers may be exempt from quarantine released as 'pingdemic' grows

The 16 sectors where workers may be exempt from quarantine released as 'pingdemic' grows

23 July 2021

Some fully vaccinated workers may be exempt from quarantine if told to self-isolate after coming in to close contact with a positive covid case.


Thousands of dog owners risk never being reunited with pets after not updating microchips

16 July 2021
Thousands of dog owners risk never being reunited with pets after not updating microchips

Thousands of dog owners risk never being reunited with pets after not updating microchips

16 July 2021

Thousands of dog owners are at risk of never being reunited with their pets after failing to update their details.


Waitrose and John Lewis propose to scrap 1,000 jobs

14 July 2021
Waitrose and John Lewis propose to scrap 1,000 jobs

Waitrose and John Lewis propose to scrap 1,000 jobs

14 July 2021

The John Lewis Partnership (JLP) has told staff it is proposing around 1,000 redundancies across its department stores and Waitrose supermarkets.


First £50 note featuring face of Alan Turing issued

23 June 2021
First £50 note featuring face of Alan Turing issued

First £50 note featuring face of Alan Turing issued

23 June 2021

The first £50 note showing the face of early computing pioneer Alan Turing has been issued on what would have been his birthday.


Lifting lockdown: Everything you need to know as Prime Minister Boris Johnson plans to ease restrictions from next month

22 February 2021
Lifting lockdown: Everything you need to know as Prime Minister Boris Johnson plans to ease restrictions from next month

Lifting lockdown: Everything you need to know as Prime Minister Boris Johnson plans to ease restrictions from next month

22 February 2021

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has set out his roadmap to lifting lockdown restrictions in England.


Which face covering is best for you?

16 July 2020
Which face covering is best for you?

Which face covering is best for you?

16 July 2020

Here is a handy list of face covering options people have to choose from as they become mandatory in shops from July 24.


Businesses must start paying towards furlough scheme

30 May 2020
Businesses must start paying towards furlough scheme

Businesses must start paying towards furlough scheme

30 May 2020

Changes allow firms to bring back its staff on a part-time basis from July on the condition businesses contribute to salaries from August.


Non-essential shops to reawaken as PM gives go ahead date

26 May 2020
Non-essential shops to reawaken as PM gives go ahead date

Non-essential shops to reawaken as PM gives go ahead date

26 May 2020

Town centres are set to reawaken, with some traders being given the go ahead to reopen as early as June 1.


Tom Hardy to take over bedtime story duty for a week

15 April 2020
Tom Hardy to take over bedtime story duty for a week

Tom Hardy to take over bedtime story duty for a week

15 April 2020

British actor Tom Hardy has been asked to return to CBeebies in its Bedtime Stories slot where he first featured in 2016.


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