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Newark and Sherwood District Council, in partnership with Lincoln College Group, the University of Lincoln and Nottingham Trent University, will host its first international logistics conference – From Global to Local: the future of logistics through technology and innovation conference.

Posted on: Monday, January 24, 2022

Amid rising costs on a number of goods and utilities across the country, national reports also show that social housing rent increases are likely to affect five million social housing tenants across the UK as well this year.

Posted on: Friday, January 21, 2022

Last year Newark Towns Fund Board were successful in their submission for £25 million to the government’s Towns Fund initiative designed to help improve town centres across the UK.  With a range of ambitious projects for Newark picking up pace, the next two to three years will see some huge changes and developments in our historic and much loved town centre.

Posted on: Friday, January 21, 2022

Newark and Sherwood District Council has made another huge leap forward this week towards realising ambitious plans to develop Newark Castle into an exciting visitor attraction. An application for planning permission has been submitted which, if approved, will allow work to continue on the Castle Gatehouse Project as planned. Securing planning permission is also an important step towards finalising the project’s business case to be submitted to central government to release the £2.6m Towns Fund grant allocation for this fantastic project.

Posted on: Thursday, January 20, 2022

A series of funding opportunities provided by Newark and Sherwood District Council to enable independent high street retailers and the hospitality trade to introduce or expand their online and digital offering during the pandemic helped 115 local businesses and generated more than £36K in private sector investment in e-commerce and social media advertising.

Posted on: Thursday, January 20, 2022

A second community drop-in event for residents to have their say on safety in their neighbourhood will take place at Cleveland Square Community Centre on Wednesday 26 January 2022.

Posted on: Wednesday, January 19, 2022

The amount of additional funding successfully secured by Newark and Sherwood District Council for Newark’s economic recovery and future growth totalled nearly £50m in 2021.

Posted on: Tuesday, January 11, 2022

More than 400 local businesses could qualify for the Omicron Hospitality and Leisure Grant set up by the government to support businesses during the tricky trading period as the country battles against the rise in Omicron virus cases.

Posted on: Tuesday, January 11, 2022

Sign up and support your local community today and not only will you be in with the chance of winning weekly cash prizes up to the £25,000 jackpot, but, if you enter before Saturday 26 February, you will be in with the chance of winning a £1,000 Sainsbury’s Gift Card, all for £1 a week!

Posted on: Tuesday, January 11, 2022

This winter Newark and Sherwood District Council supported Nottinghamshire County Council to deliver the Department for Education Holiday Activities and Food (HAF) Programme.

Posted on: Friday, December 31, 2021

Residents are once again able to recycle their real Christmas trees with Newark and Sherwood’s Christmas tree recycling program.

Posted on: Wednesday, December 22, 2021

Newark and Sherwood District Council has stepped up to support the incredible work the NHS and CCG are doing in delivering their booster vaccination programme.

Posted on: Wednesday, December 22, 2021

Newark and Sherwood District Council has publicly thanked all local residents who have been supporting our local retailers in the build up to Christmas.  The District Council has released a short thank you video on their social media channels to celebrate the district's wonderful independent local retailers and to thank residents and visitors for shopping independently this festive season.

Posted on: Wednesday, December 22, 2021

A recent performance report shows that crime in Newark and Sherwood was down 18% at the end of October 2021, compared to the same period last year, and continues to be the best performing area in Nottinghamshire for three months running.

Posted on: Tuesday, December 21, 2021

An evening of Christmas carols was recently enjoyed by residents of Chatham Court in Newark.

Posted on: Tuesday, December 21, 2021

Residents in the Newark and Sherwood area can now get their booster jab at a new walk-in vaccination site at Newark Showground.

Posted on: Friday, December 17, 2021

There will be no changes to the collection of bins during this year’s Christmas period, so residents should continue to take their bins out for their usual collection day.

Posted on: Tuesday, December 14, 2021

Volunteer It Yourself (VIY), who challenge young people to regenerate community spaces whilst learning new vocational skills, are looking for valued community spaces in Newark and Sherwood that could benefit from a refresh or repair.

Posted on: Tuesday, December 14, 2021

Newark and Sherwood's local businesses are benefiting from a £300,000 Business Growth and Resilience Programme set up in July 2021. 

Posted on: Tuesday, December 14, 2021

With temperature dropping and weather becoming more hazardous, Newark and Sherwood District Council has plans in place to ensure all rough sleepers have access to accommodation when the weather turns for the worst.

Posted on: Tuesday, December 14, 2021