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

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

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

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

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

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

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