Advice service and work club open twice a week
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.
The drop-in service, which currently runs from 9:30am to 3pm at Ollerton Town Hall every Wednesday, will be available on Thursdays too from April 27.
It is run jointly by Newark and Sherwood District Council, JobCentre Plus, Ollerton and Boughton Town Council and the Dukeries Academy.
Newark and Sherwood District Council's customer services is on site to offer advice on a range of services including:
- Waste Management - missed bins, bulky waste, fly-tipping, street sweeping
- Planning - planning applications, building control, street naming, land searches
- Environmental Health - noise and smoke nuisances, food complaints and general enquiries
- Dog Warden - missing and stray dogs
- Licensing - licensing applications
- Housing Options - Homelessness
- Council Tax enquiries
- Benefit enquiries
- Elections - electoral register and postal vote enquiries
The council's advisors can also assist with Newark and Sherwood Homes general enquiries, If, however you require help with payment advice, please discuss with a customer advisor but it you wish to make a payment please go online to our website or alternatively make a payment by calling 01636 650 000.
Additionally, customer services acts on behalf of Nottinghamshire County Council in dealing with inquiries regarding Blue Badges, bus passes, highway issues, street lighting, tip permits and special access permits.
The Work Club, run by JobCentre Plus, offers free, friendly and informational help and advice to job-seekers where they can learn about job opportunities, training opportunities, help with CVs and interview skills. In the past year the club has had many successes in helping people back into work, as well as enabling them to get the right training to start a new and more rewarding career.
Advice is also available in Ollerton and Boughton Town Council services.
You can find us at Ollerton Town Hall, Sherwood Drive, New Ollerton, Newark, NG22 9PP. Tel: 01623 860 811.