The decisions by Newark and Sherwood District Council’s Planning Committee to grant consent for the demolition of the former Robin Hood Hotel and to replace it with new retail units and a Travelodge Hotel (application references - 16/00914/FULM and 16/00915/LBC), have been called in by the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government.
A MAN found responsible for dumping household waste on land close to his home has been ordered to pay £580 by Mansfield magistrates.
Newark and Sherwood District Council has a proven record on delivering new projects on time and under budget, new figures reveal.
Statement from Nottinghamshire County Council, Monday 18 September.
A sculpture of a cyclist to commemorate Newark and Sherwood hosting the OVO Energy Tour of Britain has been formally launched.
A new era will dawn for Newark and Sherwood District Council with the opening to the public of its new offices, Castle House, in Great North Road, Newark on Monday, September 25.
We are privileged to have hosted a large section of the Stage Four of the OVO Energy Tour of Britain on Wednesday this week.
Together with partners including Active4Today, Newark Castle Cycling Club, Velo Club Flintham, Sherwood Pines and British Cycling we are proud to be part of the Newark and Sherwood Festival of Cycling.
23 August to 10 September 2017
Residents’ views are being sought as part of a study being commissioned by Newark and Sherwood District Council.
Residents across Newark and Sherwood are being urged to make sure they are registered to vote.
DISTRICT councillor Neill Mison will embark on an epic charity cycle ride this September as he pedals his way a distance of 950 miles between Land’s End and John O’Groats.
A cycle race for juniors in Newark town centre will be the key highlight of the inaugural Festival of Cycling and curtain raiser to the OVO Energy Tour of Britain coming to Newark and Sherwood.
Residents in Newark and Sherwood are being asked for their help, support and cooperation in preparation for the OVO Energy Tour of Britain cycle race which comes to Nottinghamshire on Wednesday, September 6.
A nuisance tenant responsible for persistent anti-social behaviour has been banned from his Ollerton home under a closure order secured by Newark and Sherwood District Council working in partnership with Nottinghamshire Police.
Ready for some summer fun while keeping fit this summer?
Nottinghamshire has launched the Best Bar None scheme for 2017, with applications now being taken.
With the biggest free-to-attend sporting event ever to come to Nottinghamshire just weeks away, residents, schools, landowners, community groups and businesses are being encouraged to help our county look at its very best by creating eye-catching land art or unusual displays ahead of the big race on 6 September.
Newark Castle Gardens, Sconce and Devon Park, Vicar Water Country Park and Sherwood Heath, Cockglode and Rotary Woods are among a record number of parks and green spaces which have collected a Green Flag Award from Keep Britain Tidy
A WOMAN with a long track record of anti-social behaviour who repeatedly breached a Criminal Behaviour Order has received a new banning order.
Wood sculptures depicting scenes from the British Civil Wars in Newark's Sconce and Devon Park were paid a visit by the district's civic party and sponsor Tesco.
The building of Castle House has had a positive impact on the local economy, and is set to continue doing so once complete
Newark and Sherwood District Council will consider a change to its approach on the proposed Gypsy and Traveller site allocation on Quibell’s Lane, Newark.
Further to the Grenfell Tower fire tragedy in London, Newark and Sherwood District Council along with Newark and Sherwood Homes, the council's housing company, have ensured that the council's housing stock has had fire assessments for any of the known fire risks related to the property construction type.
Update: ACC Stu Prior gives reassurance over events in Nottinghamshire
Over the last 24 hours we’ve received a number of messages from people who are, understandably, concerned about the increased national threat level.
Wednesday 17 May marks the International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia (IdahoBiT)
Nottinghamshire is hosting a stage of the OVO Energy Tour of Britain 2017.
Newark will be transported 370 years back in time on 30 April and 1 May to re-fight the battles which shaped the future of England.
Two Nottinghamshire businessmen have received a combined suspended prison sentence of three years and seven months and 380 hours of unpaid work for selling EU sourced bacon products and claiming they were free range and locally produced
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.
A woman with a long track record of anti-social behaviour has been served with a Criminal Behaviour Order (CBO).
The Livestock Market Car Park in Great North Road, Newark, will be closed from Tuesday, May 2 for resurfacing and re-lining work.
A blue plaque to commemorate a renowned Newark philanthropist has been unveiled at the former library which carries his family's name.
An appeal has been sent out to help trace the owner of a dog found running lose in Newark.
DOG owners throughout Newark and Sherwood are being warned to take greater care and responsibility for their pets as part of a wider national initiative.
In the Spring Budget the Chancellor announced three new business rate relief schemes. Our software supplier is currently waiting for legislation to be enacted before making system changes that will allow us to send revised bills to the effected businesses.
Newark and Sherwood District Council has been selected by Government to benefit from significant investment to kick-start a regeneration scheme.
A pilot project to improve street cleaning in Newark town centre has been so successful it has been made permanent – and a similar scheme is to start shortly in a neighbouring ward.
A piece of waste ground in Newark has been transformed in response to calls for improvements from local residents.
This is National Apprenticeship Week (6-10 March) where employers and apprentices from across England will be celebrating the success of apprenticeships and encouraging even more people to choose apprenticeships as a fast-track to a great career.
The Commonwealth Flag was raised outside Newark and Sherwood District Council’s headquarters Kelham Hall today as part of an international celebration of Commonwealth Day.
Nottinghamshire YMCA has pledged up to £1.5million in order to launch Sports and Community Village in Newark.
Voluntary groups throughout Newark and Sherwood are being offered free ‘clean-up kits’ to take part in the Great British Spring Clean 2017.
THE work of a council officer in helping refugees fleeing Syria's civil war, as part of the government's national programme, has been recognised.
Six new affordable homes set in a rural location have been officially unveiled in a partnership project run in Newark and Sherwood.
Planning to take your Valentine out for a meal on February 14?
THE dead trunk of an old oak tree has been transformed into a beautifully crafted piece of wildlife art at Newark’s Sconce and Devon Park
The Severe Weather Emergency Shelter in Newark has provided temporary accommodation for five different people over the last seven nights who otherwise would have spent the night on the streets.
Businesses looking for financial backing to help them expand are being invited to bid into a £6m Nottinghamshire County Council growth fund, which re-opens from Monday 30 January.
The council is carrying out a review and consultation of its Local Plan for longer term planning purposes and as part of this we are proposing that the current allocation for housing in and around the Seven Hills hostel, Quibell’s Lane, Newark, be changed to one for gypsy and traveller accommodation.
We take our commitment to equalities seriously and have a responsibility to find suitable land around the district for travelling communities to use.
A consultation exercise is under way to ask the residents of Newark and Sherwood their views on a review of sites allocated for housing and employment in the district.
The construction site for Newark and Sherwood District Council's new headquarters was offered up as the venue for an emergency training exercise for fire crews and building workers.
Take-aways throughout Newark and Sherwood are being encouraged to sign up to a scheme promoting healthy eating.
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.
An award recognising a commitment to the health and well-being of staff has been presented to Newark and Sherwood District Council.
Residents are being warned to be on the lookout for a bogus letter supposedly from Newark and Sherwood District Council.
The fourth report from the Social Mobility Commission has again highlighted the fact that the East Midlands is the most ‘left behind’ region in terms of social mobility. It has uncovered a stark picture of under-investment in young people which means that Newark & Sherwood is one of the least socially mobile areas in the country.
A man with a long history of anti-social behaviour has been made subject to a new Criminal Behaviour Order (CBO) following a successful application made by Nottinghamshire Police and Newark and Sherwood District Council.
A PIONEERING development providing much-needed housing for older people with additional support needs has been officially opened in Newark.
A major scheme worth almost £5m has been given the go-ahead to help protect residents and businesses from the devastating effects of flooding.
A 21-year-old man who subjected residents in Bilsthorpe to a series of threats and abuse and also assaulted a child has been banned from the village under the terms of a Criminal Behaviour Order (CBO) secured by Newark and Sherwood District Council in partnership with Nottinghamshire Police.
A group of athletes are using novel methods to support Newark and Sherwood District Council’s mission to make the district even Cleaner, Safer and Greener.
Castle House, the headquarters of Newark and Sherwood District Council, has won an award for building excellence.
Criminal Behaviour Orders (CBOs) have been imposed separately on two individuals in Newark and Sherwood as part of on-going action in helping to keep communities safer.
Students at the Dukeries Academy in Ollerton have been awarded an enterprise award by Newark and Sherwood District Council.
Three newly installed benches at Newark recreation area will provide visitors with a much-needed place to take a seat and admire the views.
A court injunction has been obtained to prevent any unauthorised development, including a caravan site, on an area of land in the village of Spalford, near Newark.
A review of how council homes are allocated in Newark and Sherwood has led to an increase in the number of properties being rented to tenants with strong connections to the district.
Nottinghamshire has been chosen to host the penultimate - and longest - stage of this year's
The newly elected chairman of Newark and Sherwood District Council is Councillor Keith Walker.
Newark and Sherwood District Council welcomes the Secretary of State for the Housing, Communities and Local Government’s decision to uphold refusing planning permission for up to 60 new homes off Mansfield Road, Farnsfield.
A NEWARK man responsible for persistent anti-social behaviour in the town centre is the subject of a new Criminal Behaviour Order (CBO) following a court hearing.
A motion to review and reduce the ‘single-use’ of plastics has been approved by Newark and Sherwood District councillors.
Newark and Sherwood District Council has appointed a new chief executive, subject to formal ratification by the Council at its meeting on 10th April.
Competition to discover the beauty of Newark and Sherwood poetry
Once the home of the well-known poet Lord Byron, Newark and Sherwood has always boasted of its literary prestige, and this summer you can celebrate with a fantastic poetry trail.
A partnership of destinations from Hertfordshire to Northumberland, including Newark and Sherwood has secured £1 million investment from the Discover England Fund to encourage more German visitors to explore Eastern England.
A community ‘day of action’ has helped improve the ‘look and feel’ of an estate recently troubled by anti-social behaviour.
Two flagship projects which helped earn Newark and Sherwood District Council a shortlisting for Council of the Year have individually been nominated for awards.
Householders needing to dispose of large quantities of waste are being warned to make sure that they use a registered waste carrier or face getting into trouble with the law.
Residents of the Yorke drive Estate in Newark's Bridge Ward are being asked for their views regarding the area's future as part of a major consultation exercise.
A targeted partnership approach to tackling rough sleeping is helping keep numbers of people living on the streets relatively low in Newark and Sherwood.
Nottinghamshire businesses, schools and residents who keep poultry and other captive birds are being told to restrict their birds’ movements as the whole of England has been declared as an avian influenza prevention zone on Thursday 18 January.
Newark and Sherwood District Council, in partnership with Nottinghamshire Police, has obtained a Criminal Behaviour Order (CBO) against a young woman who has been, through the misuse of alcohol, at the centre of a catalogue of incidents of anti-social behaviour in Newark town centre.
Panto fans have made this year's run of Beauty of the Beast a record breaker with news that it is the Palace Theatre's most successful panto to date.
Witnesses are being sought to find those responsible for the dumping of a large quantity of shredded waste at Grange Lane, Cotham, which appeared over the New Year’s bank holiday weekend.
A WOMAN who pleaded guilty to fly-tipping has been ordered to pay out £300 by a court.
THE owner of a Grade II Listed Building which had 'fallen into an unacceptable state of disrepair' has been ordered by a court to pay out more than £1,200.
The owner of a Newark car dealership who has persistently flouted planning conditions has been ordered to pay more than £2,500 by Nottingham Magistrates.
A VIOLENT teenager who has been involved in a number of incidents of physical assaults, verbal abuse and threatening behaviour has been served with a 12-month long Criminal Behaviour Order (CBO).
Newark and Sherwood District Council has been nominated for Council of the Year in the Local Government Chronicle (LGC) Awards.
The Chief Executive of Newark and Sherwood District Council, Andrew Muter, is to leave his post on February 4, 2018 to take up a new position as Chief Executive of the States of Alderney in the Channel Islands.
Nominations are being sought for individuals, teams, coaches and all those connected with sport for this year's awards which have been arranged in conjunction with Radio Newark.
Two off-road bikes being ridden illegally in the Newark and Sherwood area have been crushed by Nottinghamshire Police as part of a Force-wide clampdown.
NINE apprentices from Newark and Sherwood District Council, and three from Newark and Sherwood Homes, helped to prepare and clean up a community centre as part of an initiative to celebrate National Apprenticeship Week.
The puppet star of a touring theatre company production feared lost forever after being mistakenly put in a rubbish bin has been reunited with its owners – thanks to a Newark and Sherwood District Council waste crew and partners Veolia.
An action plan has been drawn up to combat anti-social behaviour in Balderton following concerns from residents.
Newark and Sherwood District Council car parks have achieved the coveted Park Mark® Safer Parking Award and Disabled Parking Accreditation.
An invitation to enjoy the beauty of Sherwood Heath is extended to all visitors as it hosts an open day this Saturday (August11).
Volunteers who manned the emergency night shelter for the homeless in Newark during the recent cold weather have been thanked for their hard work and commitment.
Cleaner, safer, greener tips on looking after your dog are the theme of two specially organised events in Newark and Sherwood next week (August 21/22)
A DAY of Action involving a major clear up of two residential areas as part of Newark and Sherwood District Council’s Cleaner, Safer & Greener campaign will take place on Thursday, August 30, it is announced today.
Residents of two areas of Newark are being invited to join Newark and Sherwood District Council staff and a team of council and community volunteers to take part in a litter pick.
Celebration for 'Greener' Newark and Sherwood.
Weight equivalent of 'double decker bus' in waste collected as Day of Action hailed a success.
An ambitious masterplan for a monumental makeover of Newark Castle to help bolster the district’s tourist economy is to be discussed by councillors this Thursday (September 20).
Tenants and landlords are being advised to check out new regulations that affect specific types of rented accommodation from next month.
A masterplan for the potential regeneration of the Yorke Drive area of Newark has received a positive response from local people.
Four new community-based neighbourhood wardens are to be recruited to support Newark and Sherwood District Council’s Cleaner, Safer and Greener campaign.
An invitation is being sent out to residents throughout Newark and Sherwood who might be thinking of standing for election as a ward councillor.
Tackling underage drinking and anti-social behaviour in the district is the focus of a new initiative as part of Newark and Sherwood District Council’s Cleaner, Safer and Greener campaign.
EVERY town and parish in Newark and Sherwood is to receive an information pack on how to join in the campaign to help make the district Cleaner, Safer and Greener.
SPORTING talent and commitment will again be rewarded in the Newark and Sherwood Sports Awards 2018 – organised by Active4Today on behalf of Newark and Sherwood District Council, in conjunction with Radio Newark.
The Friday volunteer group at Sconce & Devon Park consists of five volunteers of various ages, abilities and time served. They are Luke Radforth, Robin Spencer, Will Rayworth Josh Barnsdale and Gareth Bagguley. Between them, they carry out various conservation and horticultural projects under the guidance of ranger George Hemstock, within Sconce and Devon Park, Newark on Trent’s largest open green-space.
DECISIVE action by Newark and Sherwood District Council ensured that an unauthorised encampment of caravans was moved on swiftly.
Oyster shells and the remains of 12th century walls have been uncovered during the latest phase of archaeological investigations at Newark Castle.
Residents in an area of Balderton are being urged to help set up a new Neighbourhood Watch group as part of an initiative led by Balderton Safer Partnership and Newark and Sherwood District Council’s Cleaner, Safer & Greener campaign.
There is a masterplan for the potential regeneration of the Yorke Drive area of Newark.
FLY-TIPPERS responsible for the illegal dumping of 15 fridges in open countryside are today being investigated by Newark and Sherwood District Council.
Households in the district are being urged to have their say on their experiences as council customers and residents of Newark and Sherwood.
A SECOND day of action involving a major clear up of a residential area as part of Newark and Sherwood District Council’s Cleaner, Safer & Greener campaign will take place on Thursday, November 1.
A MAJOR programme of work led by Newark and Sherwood District Council in the Quadrangle area of Blidworth has been hailed as a boost for the community.