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.

29 September 2017

A MAN found responsible for dumping household waste on land close to his home has been ordered to pay £580 by Mansfield magistrates.

29 September 2017

Newark and Sherwood District Council has a proven record on delivering new projects on time and under budget, new figures reveal. 

19 September 2017

Statement from Nottinghamshire County Council, Monday 18 September.

18 September 2017

A sculpture of a cyclist to commemorate Newark and Sherwood hosting the OVO Energy Tour of Britain has been formally launched.

12 September 2017

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.

8 September 2017

We are privileged to have hosted a large section of the Stage Four of the OVO Energy Tour of Britain on Wednesday this week.

8 September 2017

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

Residents’  views are being sought as part of a study being commissioned by Newark and  Sherwood District Council.

8 August 2017

Residents across Newark and Sherwood are being urged to make sure they are registered to vote.

7 August 2017

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.

7 August 2017

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.

6 August 2017

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.

3 August 2017

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.

28 July 2017

Ready for some summer fun while keeping fit this summer?

25 July 2017

Nottinghamshire has launched the Best Bar None scheme for 2017, with applications now being taken.

25 July 2017

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.  


21 July 2017

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

18 July 2017

A WOMAN with a long track record of anti-social behaviour who repeatedly breached a Criminal Behaviour Order has received a new banning order.

17 July 2017

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.

17 July 2017

The building of Castle House has had a positive impact on the local economy, and is set to continue doing so once complete

7 July 2017

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.

21 June 2017

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.

16 June 2017

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.

26 May 2017

Wednesday 17 May marks the International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia (IdahoBiT)

17 May 2017

Nottinghamshire is hosting a stage of the OVO Energy Tour of Britain 2017.

26 April 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.

26 April 2017

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

26 April 2017

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.

18 April 2017

A woman with a long track record of anti-social behaviour has been served with a Criminal Behaviour Order (CBO).

13 April 2017

The Livestock Market Car Park in Great North Road, Newark, will be closed from Tuesday, May 2 for resurfacing and re-lining work.

28 April 2017

A blue plaque to commemorate a renowned Newark philanthropist has been unveiled at the former library which carries his family's name. 

7 April 2017

An appeal has been sent out to help trace the owner of a dog found running lose in Newark.

6 April 2017

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.

3 April 2017

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.

30 March 2017

Newark and Sherwood District Council has been selected by Government to benefit from significant investment to kick-start a regeneration scheme. 

29 March 2017

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.

22 March 2017

A piece of waste ground in Newark has been transformed in response to calls for improvements from local residents.

16 March 2017

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.

6 March 2017

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.

13 March 2017

Nottinghamshire YMCA has pledged up to £1.5million in order to launch Sports and Community Village in Newark.

2 March 2017

Voluntary groups throughout Newark and Sherwood are being offered free ‘clean-up kits’ to take part in the Great British Spring Clean 2017.

22 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

Six new affordable homes set in a rural location have been officially unveiled in a partnership project run in Newark and Sherwood.

2 October 2017

Planning to take your Valentine out for a meal on February 14?

6 February 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 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.

27 January 2017

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 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.

19 January 2017

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.

17 January 2017

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.

17 January 2017

Take-aways throughout Newark and Sherwood are being encouraged to sign up to a scheme promoting healthy eating. ‌

10 January 2017

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

An award recognising a commitment to the health and well-being of staff has been presented to Newark and Sherwood District Council.

6 January 2017

Residents are being warned to be on the lookout for a bogus letter supposedly from Newark and Sherwood District Council.

4 January 2017

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.

28 November 2017

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

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

24 April 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

3 January 2018

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.

2 January 2018

A WOMAN who pleaded guilty to fly-tipping has been ordered to pay out £300 by a court.

7 December 2017

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.

7 December 2017

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.

22 November 2017

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).

16 November 2017

Newark and Sherwood District Council has been nominated for Council of the Year in the Local Government Chronicle (LGC) Awards.

9 November 2017

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.

3 November 2017

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.

2 October 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

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

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

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

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

Celebration for 'Greener' Newark and Sherwood.

24 August 2018

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

3 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

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

21 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

10 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

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

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

16 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

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

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

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

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