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.
Artistic schoolchildren have been designing posters to help highlight the hazards and dangers of dog fouling as part of a district-wide campaign.
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.
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.
Newark and Sherwood District Council has set its council tax for the forthcoming financial year (2019-20).
A prolific shoplifter who threatened staff with a hypodermic needle has been jailed for 20 weeks and banned from entering shops in Newark.
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.
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’.
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.
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.
A tattoo studio in Southwell has become the first in Newark and Sherwood to receive a five star hygiene rating.
Extra council officers in Newark and Sherwood will have the power to issue enforcement notices against yobs, litter louts and irresponsible dog owners.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A rogue commercial operator is suspected of being responsible for an increase in the number of fly-tipped asbestos in Newark and Sherwood.
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.
Residents’ concerns over crime and anti-social behaviour were top of the agenda at a meeting in a residential area in Newark.
An outline planning application to transform and regenerate the Yorke Drive estate in Newark has now been submitted.
Extra parking at Newark Sports and Fitness Centre has now been completed to meet the increasing numbers of visitors.
From recycling wrapping paper to roast turkey to bin collections, make sure you have a cleaner, safer and greener Christmas.
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.
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.
Primary school children in Newark have joined in the campaign to encourage dog owners to clean up after their pets.
Vandalised Civil War sculptures in Newark’s Sconce and Devon Park have now been repaired.
Safety was the focus of a 'night of action' in Newark town centre involving police and frontline staff from Newark and Sherwood District Council.
MODERN new swimming facilities in Ollerton have been approved by Newark and Sherwood District Council’s leisure and environment committee.
The first 50 homes are now complete in Newark and Sherwood District Council’s housing development programme, with tenants moving in across the district.
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.
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.
A hotspot for anti-social graffiti in Newark has been transformed following a four-day project with a local artist and young people.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Five wooden sculptures depicting scenes from the British Civil Wars in Newark's Sconce and Devon Park have been vandalised.
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.
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.
Households in the district are being urged to have their say on their experiences as council customers and residents of Newark and Sherwood.
FLY-TIPPERS responsible for the illegal dumping of 15 fridges in open countryside are today being investigated by Newark and Sherwood District Council.
There is a masterplan for the potential regeneration of the Yorke Drive area of Newark.
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.
Oyster shells and the remains of 12th century walls have been uncovered during the latest phase of archaeological investigations at Newark Castle.
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
DECISIVE action by Newark and Sherwood District Council ensured that an unauthorised encampment of caravans was moved on swiftly.
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.
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.
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.
An invitation is being sent out to residents throughout Newark and Sherwood who might be thinking of standing for election as a ward councillor.
Four new community-based neighbourhood wardens are to be recruited to support Newark and Sherwood District Council’s Cleaner, Safer and Greener campaign.
A masterplan for the potential regeneration of the Yorke Drive area of Newark has received a positive response from local people.
Tenants and landlords are being advised to check out new regulations that affect specific types of rented accommodation from next month.
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).
Weight equivalent of 'double decker bus' in waste collected as Day of Action hailed a success.
Celebration for 'Greener' Newark and Sherwood.
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.
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.
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.
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)
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Three newly installed benches at Newark recreation area will provide visitors with a much-needed place to take a seat and admire the views.
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 PIONEERING development providing much-needed housing for older people with additional support needs has been officially opened in Newark.
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.
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.
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.
Newark and Sherwood District Council has appointed a new chief executive, subject to formal ratification by the Council at its meeting on 10th April.
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.
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 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.
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.
A major scheme worth almost £5m has been given the go-ahead to help protect residents and businesses from the devastating effects of flooding.
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 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 work of a council officer in helping refugees fleeing Syria's civil war, as part of the government's national programme, has been recognised.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
Newark and Sherwood District Council has been nominated for Council of the Year in the Local Government Chronicle (LGC) Awards.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Take-aways throughout Newark and Sherwood are being encouraged to sign up to a scheme promoting healthy eating.
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.
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.
Nottinghamshire YMCA has pledged up to £1.5million in order to launch Sports and Community Village in Newark.
Newark and Sherwood District Council has been selected by Government to benefit from significant investment to kick-start a regeneration scheme.
A woman with a long track record of anti-social behaviour has been served with a Criminal Behaviour Order (CBO).
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.
Newark and Sherwood District Council has a proven record on delivering new projects on time and under budget, new figures reveal.
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.
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.
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.
The Livestock Market Car Park in Great North Road, Newark, will be closed from Tuesday, May 2 for resurfacing and re-lining work.
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.
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.
Six new affordable homes set in a rural location have been officially unveiled in a partnership project run in Newark and Sherwood.
A MAN found responsible for dumping household waste on land close to his home has been ordered to pay £580 by Mansfield magistrates.
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 sculpture of a cyclist to commemorate Newark and Sherwood hosting the OVO Energy Tour of Britain has been formally launched.
Statement from Nottinghamshire County Council, Monday 18 September.
We are privileged to have hosted a large section of the Stage Four of the OVO Energy Tour of Britain on Wednesday this week.
Residents across Newark and Sherwood are being urged to make sure they are registered to vote.
Residents’ views are being sought as part of a study being commissioned by Newark and Sherwood District Council.
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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
Nottinghamshire has launched the Best Bar None scheme for 2017, with applications now being taken.
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.
A WOMAN with a long track record of anti-social behaviour who repeatedly breached a Criminal Behaviour Order has received a new banning order.
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.
Nottinghamshire is hosting a stage of the OVO Energy Tour of Britain 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.
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.
The building of Castle House has had a positive impact on the local economy, and is set to continue doing so once complete
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.
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.
Wednesday 17 May marks the International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia (IdahoBiT)
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
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.
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.
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.
A piece of waste ground in Newark has been transformed in response to calls for improvements from local residents.
Voluntary groups throughout Newark and Sherwood are being offered free ‘clean-up kits’ to take part in the Great British Spring Clean 2017.
Planning to take your Valentine out for a meal on February 14?
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.
Residents are being warned to be on the lookout for a bogus letter supposedly from Newark and Sherwood District Council.
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.