The decisions by Newark and Sherwood District Council’s Planning Committee to grant consent for the demolition of the former Robin Hood Hotel and to replace it with new retail units and a Travelodge Hotel (application references - 16/00914/FULM and 16/00915/LBC), have been called in by the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government.

29 September 2017

A MAN found responsible for dumping household waste on land close to his home has been ordered to pay £580 by Mansfield magistrates.

29 September 2017

Newark and Sherwood District Council has a proven record on delivering new projects on time and under budget, new figures reveal. 

19 September 2017

Statement from Nottinghamshire County Council, Monday 18 September.

18 September 2017

A sculpture of a cyclist to commemorate Newark and Sherwood hosting the OVO Energy Tour of Britain has been formally launched.

12 September 2017

A new era will dawn for Newark and Sherwood District Council with the opening to the public of its new offices, Castle House, in Great North Road, Newark on Monday, September 25.

8 September 2017

We are privileged to have hosted a large section of the Stage Four of the OVO Energy Tour of Britain on Wednesday this week.

8 September 2017

Together with partners including Active4Today, Newark Castle Cycling Club, Velo Club Flintham, Sherwood Pines and British Cycling we are proud to be part of the Newark and Sherwood Festival of Cycling.

23 August to 10 September 2017

29 August 2017

Residents’  views are being sought as part of a study being commissioned by Newark and  Sherwood District Council.

8 August 2017

Residents across Newark and Sherwood are being urged to make sure they are registered to vote.

7 August 2017

DISTRICT councillor Neill Mison will embark on an epic charity cycle ride this September as he pedals his way a distance of 950 miles between Land’s End and John O’Groats.

7 August 2017

A cycle race for juniors in Newark town centre will be the key highlight of the inaugural Festival of Cycling and curtain raiser to the OVO Energy Tour of Britain coming to Newark and Sherwood.

6 August 2017

Residents in Newark and Sherwood are being asked for their help, support and cooperation in preparation for the OVO Energy Tour of Britain cycle race which comes to Nottinghamshire on Wednesday, September 6.

3 August 2017

A nuisance tenant responsible for persistent anti-social behaviour has been banned from his Ollerton home under a closure order secured by Newark and Sherwood District Council working in partnership with Nottinghamshire Police.

28 July 2017

Ready for some summer fun while keeping fit this summer?

25 July 2017

Nottinghamshire has launched the Best Bar None scheme for 2017, with applications now being taken.

25 July 2017

With the biggest free-to-attend sporting event ever to come to Nottinghamshire just weeks away, residents, schools, landowners, community groups and businesses are being encouraged to help our county look at its very best by creating eye-catching land art or unusual displays ahead of the big race on 6 September.  


21 July 2017

Newark Castle Gardens, Sconce and Devon Park, Vicar Water Country Park and Sherwood Heath, Cockglode and Rotary Woods are among a record number of parks and green spaces which have collected a Green Flag Award  from Keep Britain Tidy

18 July 2017

A WOMAN with a long track record of anti-social behaviour who repeatedly breached a Criminal Behaviour Order has received a new banning order.

17 July 2017

Wood sculptures depicting scenes from the British Civil Wars in Newark's Sconce and Devon Park were paid a visit by the district's civic party and sponsor Tesco.

17 July 2017

The building of Castle House has had a positive impact on the local economy, and is set to continue doing so once complete

7 July 2017

Newark and  Sherwood District Council will consider a change to its approach on the proposed Gypsy and Traveller site allocation on Quibell’s Lane, Newark.

21 June 2017

Further to the Grenfell Tower fire tragedy in London, Newark and Sherwood District Council along with Newark and Sherwood Homes, the council's housing company, have ensured that the council's housing stock has had fire assessments for any of the known fire risks related to the property construction type.

16 June 2017

Update: ACC Stu Prior gives reassurance over events in Nottinghamshire
Over the last 24 hours we’ve received a number of messages from people who are, understandably, concerned about the increased national threat level.

26 May 2017

Wednesday 17 May marks the International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia (IdahoBiT)

17 May 2017

Nottinghamshire is hosting a stage of the OVO Energy Tour of Britain 2017.

26 April 2017

Newark will be transported 370 years back in time on 30 April and 1 May to re-fight the battles which shaped the future of England.

26 April 2017

Two Nottinghamshire businessmen have received a combined suspended prison sentence of three years and seven months and 380 hours of unpaid work for selling EU sourced bacon products and claiming they were free range and locally produced

26 April 2017

Ollerton's Advice Service and Work Club - which helps hundreds of customers each year - will be operating two days a week from the end of this month.

18 April 2017

A woman with a long track record of anti-social behaviour has been served with a Criminal Behaviour Order (CBO).

13 April 2017

The Livestock Market Car Park in Great North Road, Newark, will be closed from Tuesday, May 2 for resurfacing and re-lining work.

28 April 2017

A blue plaque to commemorate a renowned Newark philanthropist has been unveiled at the former library which carries his family's name. 

7 April 2017

An appeal has been sent out to help trace the owner of a dog found running lose in Newark.

6 April 2017

DOG owners throughout Newark and Sherwood are being warned to take greater care and responsibility for their pets as part of a wider national initiative.

3 April 2017

In the Spring Budget the Chancellor announced three new business rate relief schemes. Our software supplier is currently waiting for legislation to be enacted before making system changes that will allow us to send revised bills to the effected businesses.

30 March 2017

Newark and Sherwood District Council has been selected by Government to benefit from significant investment to kick-start a regeneration scheme. 

29 March 2017

A  pilot project to improve street cleaning in Newark town centre has been so successful it has been made permanent – and a similar scheme is to start shortly in a neighbouring ward.

22 March 2017

A piece of waste ground in Newark has been transformed in response to calls for improvements from local residents.

16 March 2017

This is National Apprenticeship Week (6-10 March) where employers and apprentices from across England will be celebrating the success of apprenticeships and encouraging even more people to choose apprenticeships as a fast-track to a great career.

6 March 2017

The Commonwealth Flag was raised outside Newark and Sherwood District Council’s headquarters Kelham Hall today as part of an international celebration of Commonwealth Day.

13 March 2017

Nottinghamshire YMCA has pledged up to £1.5million in order to launch Sports and Community Village in Newark.

2 March 2017

Voluntary groups throughout Newark and Sherwood are being offered free ‘clean-up kits’ to take part in the Great British Spring Clean 2017.

22 February 2017

THE work of a council officer in helping refugees fleeing Syria's civil war, as part of the government's national programme, has been recognised.

15 February 2017

Six new affordable homes set in a rural location have been officially unveiled in a partnership project run in Newark and Sherwood.

2 October 2017

Planning to take your Valentine out for a meal on February 14?

6 February 2017

THE dead trunk of an old oak tree has been transformed into a beautifully crafted piece of wildlife art at Newark’s Sconce and Devon Park

1 February 2017

The Severe Weather Emergency Shelter in Newark has provided temporary accommodation for five different people over the last seven nights who otherwise would have spent the night on the streets.

27 January 2017

Businesses looking for financial backing to help them expand are being invited to bid into a £6m Nottinghamshire County Council growth fund, which re-opens from Monday 30 January.

24 January 2017

The council is carrying out a review and consultation of its Local Plan for longer term planning purposes and as part of this we are proposing that the current allocation for housing in and around the Seven Hills hostel, Quibell’s Lane, Newark, be changed to one for gypsy and traveller accommodation.

We take our commitment to equalities seriously and have a responsibility to find suitable land around the district for travelling communities to use.

19 January 2017

A consultation exercise is under way to ask the residents of Newark and Sherwood their views on a review of sites allocated for housing and employment in the district.

17 January 2017

The construction site for Newark and Sherwood District Council's new headquarters was offered up as the venue for an emergency training exercise for fire crews and building workers.

17 January 2017

Take-aways throughout Newark and Sherwood are being encouraged to sign up to a scheme promoting healthy eating. ‌

10 January 2017

Results of air pollution tests carried out following a fire at industrial units in Walesby indicate that it is unlikely to have posed any significant level of harm to the wider population.

6 January 2017

An award recognising a commitment to the health and well-being of staff has been presented to Newark and Sherwood District Council.

6 January 2017

Residents are being warned to be on the lookout for a bogus letter supposedly from Newark and Sherwood District Council.

4 January 2017

The terms of a criminal behaviour order banning a homeless man from parts of Newark have been varied after he breached the order for which he was also sent to prison. 

28 December 2016

A cleaner specifically tasked to keep the streets of Newark town centre spick and span is helping to the thwart the scourge of litter.

28 December 2016

A dog that went missing six weeks ago before turning up 50 miles away from its home has now been reunited with its owner thanks to the power of microchipping. 

28 December 2016

Defra have released advice regarding the discovery of cases of avian flu in mainland Europe.

9 December 2016

Nottinghamshire YMCA has released images of the proposed Sports and Community Village off  Bowbridge Road. 

8 December 2016

Council chairman Tony Roberts attended Nottinghamshire Women's Aid's Orange the World Event.

6 December 2016

The vision of a Sports and Community Village in Newark has moved a step closer following two key decisions made by Newark and Sherwood District Council’s Policy and Finance Committee.

2 December 2016

PARENTS are being warned to think carefully before spending money on off-road motorbikes as ‘big toy’ presents for Christmas.

29 November 2016

‌Local people have helped change the identity of the different areas of a popular country park near Clipstone.

28 November 2016

The organisations that commission and provide health and social care services across Nottingham City and Nottinghamshire County have today published their joint five year Sustainability and Transformation Plan (STP).

25 November 2016

Free parking on Sundays is being offered to motorists by Newark and Sherwood District Council in the lead up to Christmas.

25 November 2016

The apartments affected by the fire at Tithe Barn Court, Newark on Wednesday, November 23, have now been handed back to the council’s housing management company Newark and Sherwood Homes from the fire authority.

24 November 2016

Newark and Sherwood District Council has been commended following a review by a team from the Local Government Association.

16 November 2016

Newark and Sherwood District Council’s multi-million pound investment in new public sector office accommodation has helped bring a welcome boost to the local economy and provided jobs and apprenticeships for local people.

1 November 2016

Nursing mothers who want to breastfeed their babies in premises owned by Newark and Sherwood District Council can be confident of a kind welcome and clean, comfortable environment – and the council is encouraging more local businesses and venues to become breastfeeding-friendly places.

31 October 2016

Motorists using Newark and Sherwood District Council parking will no longer have to hunt for change as RingGo cashless parking is now offered as an alternative to pay and display parking with coins. 

10 October 2016

The fire started on 21 September and since the remains were deemed free from the risk of spreading they have been monitored to allow them to continue burning in a controlled manner.

6 October 2016

Newark and Sherwood District Council is delighted – but not surprised – that a new survey  reveals that people in the district are the happiest in England and the third happiest in the UK.

3 October 2016

Sporting talent and commitment will again be rewarded in the Newark and Sherwood Sports Awards 2016 – run by Active4Today in conjunction with Radio Newark.

27 September 2016

More and more council services can be accessed online but we recognise that sometimes our customers want to speak to somebody in person.

22 September 2016

A DEVELOPMENT that will provide much-needed housing for older people in Newark has started on site following a ground-breaking ceremony this month.

22 September 2016

There's a new number to call if you have a power cut.

6 September 2016

Dog owners who have had their dogs microchipped may still be only half-way to making sure their dogs meet legal requirements – unless the dog’s details are registered on a recognised database, says our dog warden Val Brown.

30 August 2016

Problems posed by the fly-grazing of horses and ponies have prompted a new joint initiative by Newark and Sherwood District Council and Nottinghamshire County Council, linked to a survey aimed at  generating suggestions from the public and other agencies such as the police and local town or parish councils.

26 August 2016

Consultation events to gauge public reaction to proposals for a more flexible approach to planning and sustainable development in villages and small communities are to be held by Newark and Sherwood District Council in Newark, Southwell and Edwinstowe.

26 August 2016

Communities in Boughton and Newark can feel safer and more secure in their neighbourhoods after Nottinghamshire Police and the Newark and Sherwood District Council Anti-Social Behaviour Team successfully sought a three-year Criminal Behaviour Order (CBO) imposed against Nathan Lee.

22 August 2016

Few men become as well-known and well-liked driving a council bin lorry as Malcolm Greaves did, but the former Newark and Sherwood driver, whose funeral takes place on Friday, was certainly the exception.

17 August 2016

Newark’s latest factory, perimeter security specialists Ultimation Direct, has been officially opened by Councillor David Lloyd, Deputy Leader of Newark and Sherwood District Council, who said he was proud to welcome another innovative manufacturer to the district.

15 August 2016

A NEW partner has signed an agreement to share office space with Newark and Sherwood District Council when it moves into its new headquarters in 2017 – increasing the overall savings that will be made to the taxpayer.

3 August 2016

Youngsters have been using the power of flowers to bring a summer colour feel to the gardens of a temporary housing complex in Newark.

8 August 2016

Photographs from the revived Clipstone Community Gala held on Saturday (July 16) at Vicar Water Country Park show what a huge success it proved to be and what a fun day out the event provided for all the family.

22 July 2016

If you are a local resident living in a cold home that you can’t afford to heat and you have a long-term health condition that gets worse because of the cold, Newark and Sherwood might be able to help – thanks to the council’s participation in the Nottinghamshire Warm Homes on Prescription project.

13 July 2016

The Nottinghamshire School Games is set to take place just before the final of the European Championships, one month prior to the Rio Olympics, on the 8th July 2016.

1 July 2016

A nuisance street drinker has been issued with a two-year Criminal Behaviour Order to help protect people in Newark town centre.

29 June 2016

A stray dog left to wander the streets of Newark has cut out a new life sniffing out drugs for police and security companies.

23 June 2016

NEARLY 250 volunteers were invited to an afternoon of entertainment in the grounds of  Newark Castle as a special  thank-you for the work they do across the district.

13 June 2016

A man who persistently used other people’s land to graze his horses and threatened witnesses with violence has been handed a Criminal Behaviour Order following a successful court application made by Newark and Sherwood District Council and the police following his conviction of unrelated criminal offences.

1 June 2016

Would-be voters who have already included on the Register of Electors do not need to register again for the European Union Referendum.

18 May 2016

‌‌Make sure you read this spring's copy of our residents' magazine.

9 May 2016

A new housing scheme has provided 15 new homes in the village of Walesby, North Nottinghamshire, under a long established partnership between Nottingham Community Housing Association (NCHA) and Newark and Sherwood District Council. 

28 April 2016

Residents, stakeholders and partners are being asked for their views on Newark and Sherwood District Council’s proposed priorities for the next four years.

27 April 2016

The new £9.4 million Newark Sports and Fitness Centre opened up to the public for the first time on Monday, April 25.

Doors to the centre, run by Active4Today, opened at 6.30am with customers trying out the new facilities, at the site off Bowbridge Road, for the first time.

25 April 2016

The green light has been given for Nottinghamshire County Council to enter into an agreement with Newark and Sherwood District Council and its housing management company, Newark and Sherwood Homes, to create an extra care housing scheme for older people on Bowbridge Road in Newark.

22 April 2016

Youngsters who have used the sports facilities at the Grove Leisure Centre had the unique opportunity to make their mark on the activity hall before the centre closes this Friday.

19 April 2016

To ride a horse from Newark to Malawi’s second city may be an impossibility – but Newark and Sherwood District Council landlord liaison officer Maria Brambles persuaded one colleague to cover at least some of the 7,614 miles on horseback as part of a sponsored virtual journey before Maria flies out there for real.

15 April 2016

A Newark taxi driver whose aggressive behaviour left a licensing enforcement officer feeling intimidated and fearful had his hackney carriage licence revoked by Newark and Sherwood District Council – a ruling now upheld on appeal at Nottingham Magistrates’ Court.

12 April 2016

Voters are being reminded to make sure they are ready to take part in the elections for the Police and Crime Commissioner election for Nottinghamshire on Thursday 5 May.

8 April 2016

The owner of a horse who left it to fly-graze on land behind the Hawtonville Young People’s Centre in Windsor Road has had to pay Newark and Sherwood District Council £150 to have the animal returned to him.

29 March 2016

A merger between the Building Control services operated by Newark and Sherwood District Council and two neighbouring local authorities will improve the service and lower costs for service users and council tax payers alike, say council managers.

29 March 2016

Garden waste recycling services in Newark and Sherwood are expanding from April 1 with every suitable household in the district now able to request a brown bin.

23 March 2016

Sherwood Forest Arts and Craft Centre will be a hive of activity over the Easter Break and school holidays, starting on Easter Monday with an Easter Egg Hunt plus puzzles and games, paper craft and sewing sessions.

21 March 2016

Empty home owners in Newark and Sherwood are being encouraged to find out how they can turn their empty homes into an income at an empty homes fair designed to bring home owners, developers, builders, agents and tenants together.

11 March 2016

From March 13 the eastern section of the Livestock Market Outer Car Park (the area closest to the Castle Railway Station), Great North Road in Newark, will be closed before construction work starts on a new and cost-efficient office complex which will become the new headquarters for Newark and Sherwood District Council, Newark and Sherwood Homes and the town’s base for the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP).

9 March 2016

Rough sleepers will be offered a place to stay in Newark tonight and over the weekend as temperatures drop.

26 February 2016

Founding members of Newark Disability Swimming Club have played their part in helping to build the new Newark Sports and Fitness Centre.

22 February 2016

Do you know of a recently-restored Nottinghamshire building which exemplifies enlightened restoration, or a new building which enhances its surroundings?

15 February 2016

Do you have a mystery object that could be an historic treasure?

Now you are can find out by coming along to the National Civil War Centre in Newark on Saturday 23 January where a free finds roadshow is being staged by experts including Alastair Willis, Nottinghamshire Finds Liaison Officer. 

7 January 2016

Nominations are being sought for individuals, teams, coaches and all those connected with sport for this year's awards which have been arranged in conjunction with Radio Newark.

2 October 2017

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