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Communities, groups and clubs can organise events to celebrate the occasion and support is available to provide advice and guidance including health and safety. Please get in touch if you would like to hold an event.
Organisers of community events are encouraged to complete the form giving details of the event in order that appropriate support from Nottinghamshire Police and other agencies can be identified.
Grants are available to constituted groups and organisations for events and projects. They must contribute towards raising participation in sport and also meeting the Olympic and Paralympic values. More information on the Special Events and Projects fund is available on our Sports Funding pages.
There are guidelines on the logos and branding you can use to promote your events and projects and these are available to view on the London 2012 website along with some Frequently Asked Questions about what you can and can't do and what the Olympic organiser's rights are when protecting the brand.
The Torch will be travelling around the country for 70 days. It arrives in Newark and Sherwood on Thursday 28th June where the public will be able to celebrate this ‘once in a lifetime’ occasion. Go to our Torch Relay pages for detailed information about the route.
The route is available to view at www.london2012.com/olympictorchrelay and on our Olympic Torch Relay pages so you can pinpoint the exact spot where you want to stand to get a good view and support the local people that will be carrying the Flame.
Read the inspirational stories of people from Newark and Sherwood district who have been chosen to carry the Flame in the Olympic Torch Relay.
There are a host of Olympic hopefuls who hail from Newark and Sherwood. Find out more about who's hoping for gold at London 2012.
If you want to become a 'Local Leader' and organise an event to coincide with the Olympic Torch Relay or the Games, there is plenty of help and suggestions at hand. There are also some criteria you have to meet and forms to fill out.
Community, Sports and Arts Development
Newark and Sherwood District Council