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General election: Newark household backing all parties

The home was spotted by the Conservative candidate Robert Jenrick Credit: @RobertJenrick/Twitter

The upcoming election is one of the most unpredictable in modern times and no place represents it better than this house in Newark.

The home has stickers asking voters to choose Labour, Conservative, UKIP, the Liberal Democrats and the Green Party.

It was spotted and tweeted by the Conservative candidate for Newark, Robert Jenrick.


Police investigate night-time Newark street fight

Three men have been arrested on suspicion of affray after a Newark fight Credit: Joe Giddens/PA Wire/Press Association Images

Three men have been arrested after a fight broke out outside the Castle Gate Fish Bar in Newark at the weekend.

The clash - which involved a large group of men - happened just before 11pm on Saturday. The disagreement began in the Atrium pub, opposite the fish bar.

The suspects, aged 26, 31 and 38, have been bailed pending further enquiries, they were arrested on suspicion of affray.

Police are asking for information from anybody who was in the area at the time.



A46 Northbound closed, heavy traffic due to accident between A6047 (East Bridgford) and B6166 (Farndon). Affecting traffic from Bingham to Newark. Road is expected to be closed until early afternoon.

Diversion is over 25 miles long via the A52 from the Saxondale Island at Bingham to the A1 at Grantham and then north on the A1 to rejoin the A46.

Cyclist punched and kicked to ground by group of men in Newark

Cyclist punched and kicked to ground by group of men in Newark Credit: Joe Giddens/PA Wire/Press Association Images

A 27-year-old man was cycling home after the England v Uruguay match just after midnight last Friday when he was attacked by a group of men on the corner of Magnus Street and Friary Road in Newark.

He was punched and kicked to the ground.

It's believed the group may have been watching the game earlier in the evening.

He was taken to Queen’s Medical Hospital where he was treated for cuts and bruising to his face.

Anyone with information should contact police on 101.

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