2021

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

Newark and Sherwood District Council has launched a new campaign to celebrate everything Newark and Sherwood has to offer this festive season.

Posted on: Tuesday, December 14, 2021

Residents are being given another opportunity to claim free tracking devices for their bikes.

Posted on: Monday, December 13, 2021

Newark and Sherwood District Council’s partnership with Waste Investigations, Support and Enforcement (WISE) is well underway with 529 fixed penalty notices being issued during the first month.

Posted on: Monday, December 13, 2021

Following the Government’s briefing on Wednesday 8 December 2021, the Prime Minister has announced a move to Plan B measures.  These measures will come into force while more data on vaccine efficacy is assessed. Moving to Plan B will help to slow the spread of the Omicron variant and reduce the chances of the NHS coming under unsustainable pressure, while buying time to deliver more boosters.

Posted on: Thursday, December 9, 2021

Newark and Sherwood District Council, in partnership with Nottinghamshire County Council and Urban&Civic, has been successful in the bid for a £20 million investment, into the Southern Link Road (SLR), from the central Government’s Levelling Up Fund (LUF). This is one of just 17 successful bids out of 84 UK-wide authorities that submitted, and the only successful bid from a Nottinghamshire district.

Posted on: Wednesday, December 8, 2021

With winter well and truly here, we all enjoy a nice long walk in a beautiful country park followed by a nice warm up back at home or in one of our many fantastic restaurants or pubs in our district. Those residents who enjoy walking at Vicar Water Country Park will be able to watch with fascination as a new wood will soon start to spring up, thanks to Newark and Sherwood District Council.

Posted on: Wednesday, December 8, 2021

There is always a need for new homes to be built across the UK, but Newark and Sherwood District Council’s ‘Residential Parking Standards’ adopted earlier this year aims to provide high quality, attractive, well-designed places to live and to reduce carbon emissions by encouraging the take up of electric vehicles.

Posted on: Wednesday, December 8, 2021

Tourism has suffered greatly across the UK at the hand of the pandemic, but while attractions are open again, Newark and Sherwood District Council is keen to support tourist venues as much as possible.  The Tourism Action Group (TAG), coordinated by Newark and Sherwood District Council, has met remotely via Teams since the pandemic's beginning. However, last month, 35 members representing tourism attractions and businesses across the district attended the first in-person event hosted at Southwell Minster in the State Chamber of the Archbishop's Palace.

Posted on: Wednesday, December 8, 2021

In a statement released by her daughter, on behalf of the family, Rebecca Blackwood said:

“We are saddened to announce the passing of our beloved, Maureen Dobson, devoted mother, grandmother, niece, friend and committed public servant.

Posted on: Thursday, December 2, 2021

Newark Castle is feeling the festive spirit this Christmas with special displays of lights and music as well as a stunning decorated tree in the bandstand. Organised by Newark and Sherwood District Council, the festive illuminations will transform Newark’s historic heart into a sparkling spectacle which all the family can enjoy from Friday 10th to Thursday 23rd December while the 10ft tree will take pride of place from Wednesday 1st.

Posted on: Thursday, December 2, 2021

Newark and Sherwood District Council launched the Crop Drop scheme 12 months ago and it is aimed at giving allotment holders the chance to support residents across the district with fresh fruit and vegetables.

Posted on: Tuesday, November 30, 2021

During the Easter and summer holidays Newark and Sherwood District Council supported Nottinghamshire County Council to deliver the Department for Education Holiday Activities and Food (HAF) Programme. It’s now back this winter and places are up for grabs for young ones to attend in the winter school holidays.

Posted on: Tuesday, November 30, 2021

Residents of Mill Gate and the surrounding areas are being invited to a community drop-in event to have their say on safety in the area and share ideas on how it could be improved.

Posted on: Tuesday, November 30, 2021

Retailers and businesses have noticed a substantial increase in footfall and business vitality in Newark town centre due to activities funded by the Welcome Back Fund.

Posted on: Tuesday, November 30, 2021

A Newark and Sherwood District Council led project to regenerate Yorke Drive in Newark has been awarded £1.05m from the government following a successful bid for funding to help accelerate the works.

Posted on: Thursday, November 25, 2021

Veterans in the district are being invited to a free breakfast as part of an event organised by Newark and Sherwood District Council.  The event will allow veterans and ex-service men and women to meet face to face in a relaxed, social and secure environment to have an informal chat and to find out about support services available to them.

Posted on: Tuesday, November 23, 2021

Two bridges on the Sustrans Track in Newark have been given a fresh new look thanks to a graffiti project organised by Newark and Sherwood District Council last week.

Posted on: Tuesday, November 23, 2021

Three events aimed at encouraging residents to support their independent businesses this Christmas are taking place across Newark and Sherwood during November and December.

Posted on: Monday, November 22, 2021

Newark and Sherwood District Council's conservation team are holding several consultation events in Newark and Southwell to gather feedback from the public as part of the District Council's conservation area review.

Posted on: Wednesday, November 17, 2021

A series of secure street cycle pods installed across Newark town centre have proved a big hit with local residents, in a bid to prevent bike theft and improve public safety in the town.

Posted on: Wednesday, November 17, 2021

On Wednesday, 3 November, over 1,000 students and young people attended the Future First Careers Expo at Newark Showground to discover what exciting opportunities are available to them once they leave school.

Posted on: Tuesday, November 16, 2021

On Monday 15 November, Newark and Sherwood District Council’s Chief Executive Officer John Robinson re-signed the Armed Forces Covenant on behalf of the District Council, restating their promise to encourage awareness, understanding and integration between the armed forces community and the wider local community.

Posted on: Monday, November 15, 2021

At 2.30pm on Friday 12 November 2021, Deputy Leader of Newark and Sherwood District Council, Councillor Keith Girling, delivered an update to campaigners at the site on London Road.

Posted on: Friday, November 12, 2021

A coronavirus booster vaccine dose helps improve the protection you have from your first two doses of the vaccine and will give you longer-term protection against getting seriously ill from COVID-19. Eligible residents are now being invited to receive their COVID-19 booster vaccine.

Posted on: Thursday, November 11, 2021

Two new electric vehicles are on the roads in the district after joining the vehicle fleet at Newark and Sherwood District Council.

Posted on: Wednesday, November 10, 2021

A brand new development that provides older people with additional care support had its official opening ceremony on Friday 5 November in Boughton, Nottinghamshire.

Posted on: Monday, November 8, 2021

The proposed removal of four trees at London Road to extend the car park has created a lot of local interest. Some people are very much against the loss of trees and have challenged the Council to justify why it is necessary. Understandably, it’s been suggested that providing more car parking and removing trees undermines the Council’s commitment to the environment. This Q&A is intended to help answer questions that are being raised.

Posted on: Friday, November 5, 2021

First installed in 1996, Newark and Sherwood District Council's CCTV system includes 73 cameras as part of the Council's commitment to keeping residents safe, providing evidence to identify future actions and deterring potential offenders. 

Posted on: Tuesday, November 2, 2021

The proposed removal of four trees at London Road to extend the car park has created a lot of local interest. Some people are very much against the loss of trees and have challenged the Council to justify why it is necessary. Understandably, it’s been suggested that providing more car parking and removing trees undermines the Council’s commitment to the environment.

Posted on: Monday, November 1, 2021

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Posted on: Monday, November 1, 2021

Newark and Sherwood District Council’s partnership with Waste Investigations, Support and Enforcement (WISE) has launched this week with a total of 29 Fixed Penalty Notices (FPNs) already being handed out.

Posted on: Tuesday, October 26, 2021

An intensive programme of activities to help make Clipstone Cleaner, Safer and Greener has been planned for next week (Thursday 4 November).

Posted on: Tuesday, October 26, 2021

This half-term young people across the district have taken part in a host of activities and events organised by Newark and Sherwood District Council, including in Hawtonville, Newark and Bilsthorpe.

Posted on: Tuesday, October 26, 2021

A kind-hearted sign maker, horrified by an act of mindless vandalism, has replaced wooden church signage at no cost, after one of the wooden signs in St Mary’s Church Gardens of Remembrance in Newark was torn off its post.

Posted on: Thursday, October 21, 2021

Leaders from the nine councils in Nottinghamshire have set out their ambitious joint vision for devolved powers to improve investment in the economy, the environment and health.

Posted on: Thursday, October 21, 2021

Last Friday, Newark and Sherwood District Council's hosted its first Economic Growth Conference. In total 88 delegates attended from 75 businesses and organisations from across the business industry.

Posted on: Thursday, October 21, 2021

20 October 2021: Newark and Sherwood residents affected have received a letter from South Kesteven District Council which includes the following information:

Plans to tackle the fire by using heavy plant machinery to spread out the remaining burning material and speed up the process have been finalised and I am writing to give you prior notice that work is expected to commence from Wednesday 20 October. While there is likely to be an increase in the amount of smoke during this period, the overall aim is to reduce the long-term smouldering effects from the material on site.  

Posted on: Wednesday, October 20, 2021

Newark and Sherwood District Council has launched a taxi satisfaction consultation to assess both customers and drivers' opinions on Newark and Sherwood's taxi and private vehicle hire service.

Posted on: Monday, October 18, 2021

A joint operation to crackdown on illegal waste-carrying vehicles took place earlier this month in a bid to stop those involved in illicit activity.

 

Posted on: Monday, October 18, 2021