Volunteers of all ages have been using the power of flowers to transform the entrance to a Newark park.

10 April 2019

A scheme to transform and regenerate the Yorke Drive area of Newark has been approved by Newark and Sherwood District Council’s planning committee.

3 April 2019

Households are being encouraged to make Newark and Sherwood greener by recycling their grass cuttings, trimmings, weeds and plants through the council’s district-wide garden waste scheme.

4 April 2019

Volunteers and community groups across Newark and Sherwood are coming together to improve their local environment.

4 April 2019

Newark and Sherwood District Council is set to bring management of council houses back into the council’s control.

4 April 2019

PARISH, town and district elections will be held throughout Newark and Sherwood on Thursday, May 2.  

18 March 2019

Further progress on the scheme to transform and regenerate the Yorke Drive area of Newark is hoped to be made early next month (April).

22 March 2019

A new initiative to tackle underage drinking and anti-social behaviour has been recognised for its work using physical activity to help improve the lives, health and wellbeing of young people in Newark and Sherwood.

26 March 2019

Work to transform the derelict former Robin Hood Hotel in Newark into a new hotel will start this summer.

15 March 2019

LITTER bins in Newark town centre are being replaced and upgraded in the first phase of a district-wide bin replacement programme to help ensure streets are kept litter-free.

14 March 2019

The Cleaner, Safer and Greener campaign message has been taken to the streets of Newark and Sherwood.

14 March 2019

Artistic schoolchildren have been designing posters to help highlight the hazards and dangers of dog fouling as part of a district-wide campaign.

13 March 2019

A THIRD Day of Action to help make the community of Hawtonville in Newark Cleaner, Safer and Greener has been described as a ‘fantastic success’ with the weight equivalent of more than five hippopotamuses collected in waste.

9 March 2019

A MAJOR investment to improve and expand facilities at Southwell Leisure Centre is announced today by Newark and Sherwood District Council and Southwell Leisure Centre Trust.  

11 March 2019

At its annual budget meeting tonight, Newark and Sherwood District Council agreed a new plan of action to improve the quality of life for local residents and businesses.

 

 

 

8 March 2019

Newark and Sherwood District Council has set its council tax for the forthcoming financial year (2019-20).

 

8 March 2019

A prolific shoplifter who threatened staff with a hypodermic needle has been jailed for 20 weeks and banned from entering shops in Newark.

28 February 2019

A partnership approach to tackling anti-social behaviour in Balderton has led to a significant reduction of nuisance reports and a number of banning letters issued.

28 February 2019

Residents in an area of Newark are being invited to join district council staff and a team of volunteers to take part in the council’s third and biggest Cleaner, Safer and Greener ‘day of action’.

27 February 2019

A bright new future is being lined up for Newark’s Buttermarket and Royal Exchange following the completion of their sale to Newark and Sherwood District Council and Newark Town Council.

6 February 2019

A crackdown on speeding and illegal off-road biking will be a key focus of the district council’s next Cleaner, Safer and Greener ‘day of action’, which is taking place next month in Hawtonville, Newark.

6 February 2019

A tattoo studio in Southwell has become the first in Newark and Sherwood to receive a five star hygiene rating.

31 January 2019

Extra council officers in Newark and Sherwood will have the power to issue enforcement notices against yobs, litter louts and irresponsible dog owners.

31 January 2019

A woman who is subject to a two-year Criminal Behaviour Order (CBO) has returned to court to have the order varied following recent incidents of antisocial behaviour on a Newark estate.

24 January 2019

A woman from Newark who has caused repeated nuisance in Newark town centre and surrounding areas while intoxicated has been issued a Criminal Behaviour Order.

24 January 2019

AN extensive range of activities have been lined up for Newark and Sherwood District Council’s third   Cleaner, Safer and Greener ‘day of action’, it is announced today.

23 January 2019

YOBS, litter louts and careless dog owners are being warned to watch out following the recruitment of new frontline officers to deal with anti-social behaviour and environmental crime.

16 January 2019

Residents in Newark and Sherwood are being encouraged to ensure that loved ones killed in action or who died from their wounds during the First World War are remembered on a new memorial.

15 January 2019

Off-licences are being warned of the consequences of selling alcohol to underage drinkers after a number of retailers in Newark and Sherwood failed to “Challenge 25” as part of district council compliancy testing.

10 January 2019

A rogue commercial operator is suspected of being responsible for an increase in the number of fly-tipped asbestos in Newark and Sherwood.

10 January 2019

A new website went live today (Friday, December 28) to promote the work of a Newark charity set up to benefit the people of the town.

28 December 2018

Residents’ concerns over crime and anti-social behaviour were top of the agenda at a meeting in a residential area in Newark.

24 December 2018

An outline planning application to transform and regenerate the Yorke Drive estate in Newark has now been submitted.

19 December 2018

Extra parking at Newark Sports and Fitness Centre has now been completed to meet the increasing numbers of visitors.

20 December 2018

From recycling wrapping paper to roast turkey to bin collections, make sure you have a cleaner, safer and greener Christmas.

17 December 2018

Newark & Sherwood District Council and Newark Town Council have worked together in partnership to purchase the Buttermarket and former Royal Exchange, which have been largely empty for some months. They are two key buildings in the town centre and connect the Market Place with Middlegate.

6 December 2018

Partnership working between Newark Police, Newark and Sherwood District Council and the community was highlighted during a visit to the town centre by Nottinghamshire Police and Crime Commissioner Paddy Tipping.

14 December 2018

Primary school children in Newark have joined in the campaign to encourage dog owners to clean up after their pets.

14 December 2018

Vandalised Civil War sculptures in Newark’s Sconce and Devon Park have now been repaired.

4 December 2018

Safety was the focus of a 'night of action' in Newark town centre involving police and frontline staff from Newark and Sherwood District Council.

4 December 2018

MODERN new swimming facilities in Ollerton have been approved by Newark and Sherwood District Council’s leisure and environment committee.

28 November 2018

The first 50 homes are now complete in Newark and Sherwood District Council’s housing development programme, with tenants moving in across the district.

30 November 2018

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.

3 October 2018

OWNERS of dog kennels which were built without planning permission have been ordered to pay out more than £1,900 by a court following legal action taken by Newark and Sherwood District Council.

22 November 2018

A hotspot for anti-social graffiti in Newark has been transformed following a four-day project with a local artist and young people.

22 November 2018

A crackdown on littering and dog fouling in Newark and Sherwood has led to a sharp increase in the number of enforcement notices being issued against those who disregard the law.

22 November 2018

Householders can help the district have a greener Christmas by making sure they put their recycling and refuse bins out on the right day over the festive period.

20 November 2018

The dangers of discarded plastics to the environment have been brought sharply into focus following the death of a deer on a road outside Newark.

15 November 2018

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.

2 November 2018

Five wooden sculptures depicting scenes from the British Civil Wars in Newark's Sconce and Devon Park have been vandalised.

13 November 2018

The dangers of fly-grazing - leaving a horse on land without the landowner’s permission – are being highlighted in a new film aimed at making communities a safer place to be.

8 November 2018

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.

26 October 2018

Households in the district are being urged to have their say on their experiences as council customers and residents of Newark and Sherwood.

26 October 2018

FLY-TIPPERS responsible for the illegal dumping of 15 fridges in open countryside are today being investigated by Newark and Sherwood District Council.

17 October 2018

There is a masterplan for the potential regeneration of the Yorke Drive area of Newark.

16 October 2018

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.

12 October 2018

Oyster shells and the remains of 12th century walls have been uncovered during the latest phase of archaeological investigations at Newark Castle.

11 October 2018

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

29 August 2017

DECISIVE action by Newark and Sherwood District Council ensured that an unauthorised encampment of caravans was moved on swiftly. 

10 October 2018

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. 

9 October 2018

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.

5 October 2018

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.

3 October 2018

An invitation is being sent out to residents throughout Newark and Sherwood who might be thinking of standing for election as a ward councillor.

2 October 2018

Four new community-based neighbourhood wardens are to be recruited to support Newark and Sherwood District Council’s Cleaner, Safer and Greener campaign.

27 September 2018

A masterplan for the potential regeneration of the Yorke Drive area of Newark has received a positive response from local people.

26 September 2018

Tenants and landlords are being advised to check out new regulations that affect specific types of rented accommodation from next month.

21 September 2018

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).

20 September 2018

Weight equivalent of 'double decker bus' in waste collected as Day of Action hailed a success.

3 September 2018

Celebration for 'Greener' Newark and Sherwood.

24 August 2018

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.

14 March 2018

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.

11 December 2017

An action plan has been drawn up to combat anti-social behaviour in Balderton following concerns from residents. 

9 August 2018

Newark and Sherwood District Council car parks have achieved the coveted Park Mark® Safer Parking Award and Disabled Parking Accreditation.

  

9 August 2018

An invitation to enjoy the beauty of Sherwood Heath is extended to all visitors as it hosts an open day this Saturday (August11). 

8 August 2018

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.

5 March 2018

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.

4 January 2018

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.

16 August 2018

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)

14 August 2018

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.

21 August 2018

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.

2 August 2018

Castle House, the headquarters of Newark and Sherwood District Council, has won an award for building excellence. 

31 July 2018

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.

12 June 2018

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.

26 July 2018

Students at the Dukeries Academy in Ollerton have been awarded an enterprise award by Newark and Sherwood District Council.

24 July 2018

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.

12 June 2018

Three newly installed benches at Newark recreation area will provide visitors with a much-needed place to take a seat and admire the views.

15 June 2018

Nottinghamshire has been chosen to host the penultimate - and longest - stage of this year's

6 June 2018

The newly elected chairman of Newark and Sherwood District Council is Councillor Keith Walker.

16 May 2018

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.

2 May 2018

A PIONEERING development providing much-needed housing for older people with additional support needs has been officially opened in Newark.

24 April 2018

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.

26 April 2018

A motion to review and reduce the ‘single-use’ of plastics has been approved by Newark and Sherwood District councillors.

12 April 2018

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.

20 February 2018

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. 

26 February 2018

Newark and Sherwood District Council has appointed a new chief executive, subject to formal ratification by the Council at its meeting on 10th April.

29 March 2018

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.

8 March 2018

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.

12 March 2018

A community ‘day of action’ has helped improve the ‘look and feel’ of an estate recently troubled by anti-social behaviour.

27 February 2018

Two flagship projects which helped earn Newark and Sherwood District Council a shortlisting for Council of the Year have individually been nominated for awards. 

21 February 2018

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. 

7 February 2018

A targeted partnership approach to tackling rough sleeping is helping keep numbers of people living on the streets relatively low in Newark and Sherwood.

5 February 2018

A major scheme worth almost £5m has been given the go-ahead to help protect residents and businesses from the devastating effects of flooding.

24 January 2018

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.

24 January 2017

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

1 February 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.

15 February 2017

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.

26 January 2018

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.

24 January 2018

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.

22 January 2018

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.

6 January 2017

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