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Newark and Sherwood Community Lottery, a grand way to support your community!

Residents in Newark and Sherwood can support their local community today while also being in with a chance of winning weekly cash prizes up to the £25,000 jackpot in our own local community lottery!

Posted on: Tuesday, August 24, 2021

Estate walkabouts relaunch for Newark and Sherwood District Council tenants

Newark and Sherwood District Council has relaunched its estate walkabout programme for tenants and residents.

Posted on: Tuesday, August 24, 2021

District Council to answer your questions on important planning documents

Following the launch of the public consultation of Newark and Sherwood District Council’s ‘Amended Allocations and Development Management Policies Development Plan Document Options Report,’ and the ‘Open Spaces Strategy’ residents are invited to have their questions answered in a series of virtual meetings with Planning Officers.

Posted on: Tuesday, August 24, 2021

Cherry Holt Play Park in Hawtonville is proving a hit with local residents

Cherry Holt Play Park in Hawtonville, Newark is already proving a hit with local residents after it was recently refurbished by Newark and Sherwood District Council.

Posted on: Monday, August 16, 2021

Town Set To Be Filled With Fun This Weekend

Newark is set to be full of fantastic opportunities to try new things and develop new skills this weekend as part of nationwide Fun Palace celebrations. The event, taking place from Friday 1st to Sunday 3rd October, will see local people, organisations and businesses offer free activities at venues throughout the town.

Posted on: Monday, September 27, 2021

Update following the Policy and Finance Committee meeting, 24 September 2021

At last week’s Policy and Finance Committee meeting, Councillors agreed to refer the decision, in relation to the land adjacent to Newark Library, to Full Council for consideration.

Posted on: Monday, September 27, 2021

Environmental enforcement increase approved with residents warned “don’t do it and we won’t be after you”

District Council proposals to increase the number of environmental enforcement officers across Newark and Sherwood have been approved.

Posted on: Friday, September 24, 2021

District Council celebrates work of local residents as part of International Day of Older Persons

Newark and Sherwood District Council wants your help to publicly celebrate the successes and stories of our older district residents and community groups.  With that in mind, the District Council is calling on our older residents and community groups to send them stories or poems about their pandemic experiences.

Posted on: Wednesday, September 22, 2021

Lay-by closure to combat fly-tipping blight in Newark and Sherwood

A lay-by on Grange Lane, Newark, which was a magnet for fly-tipping has been permanently closed as part of a district-wide crackdown on environmental crime.

Posted on: Wednesday, September 22, 2021

District Council unveils plans aimed at stopping illegal encampments

Today Newark and Sherwood District Council has unveiled plans to help prevent illegal encampments in the district.  This follows not only a series of illegal encampments earlier this year but in previous years also. 

Posted on: Tuesday, September 21, 2021

District Council delivering its targets to become carbon neutral

From planting trees to improving the infrastructure to support electric vehicles and carbon neutral forms of transport, Newark and Sherwood District Council is implementing a number of exciting new initiatives to meet its target of being carbon neutral by 2035.

Posted on: Thursday, September 16, 2021

District Council Leader issues warning on waste offences: “Don’t do it and we won't be after you"

There is no doubt that Newark and Sherwood District Council is committed to tackling environmental crime.  But today, the District Council has unveiled further plans to take its commitment one step further.

Posted on: Tuesday, September 14, 2021

Newark Showground Vaccination Centre to close after delivering over 100,000 jabs

After delivering over 100,000 vaccine doses since opening its doors, the Vaccination Centre at Newark Showground will be closing on Friday 10 September at 1:30pm.

Posted on: Thursday, September 9, 2021

Newark Academy Recognises Council’s Work During the Pandemic

As the new term starts and many students face the challenges of moving up a year, Newark and Sherwood District Council want to take the opportunity to say thank you to the year 8 pupils at Newark Academy who took time out last term to send in their thoughts on the pandemic and how the Council has responded.

Posted on: Tuesday, September 7, 2021

District Council pledges to welcome more Afghan allies

Newark and Sherwood District Council have pledged to support three more families who are in immediate danger after serving with the UK government and British troops in Afghanistan.

Posted on: Thursday, September 9, 2021

Castle Comes Alive This Saturday with Day of Discovery and Evening of Fun

Newark Castle will be a hive of activity next weekend as a Heritage Open Day and twilight event are set to entertain visitors of all ages on Saturday 11th September.

Posted on: Tuesday, September 7, 2021