Newark Lorry Park has been named the safest in the East Midlands and is one of just three truck stops in the UK to receive the accreditation.
Vandals responsible for a spate of graffiti in Newark have today been warned they will face the consequences of their actions.
In April 2019, Newark and Sherwood District Council made an ‘in principle’ decision to bring the management of housing stock back into the council’s control. Following a tenant consultation period, the council’s Policy and Finance Committee made the final decision on the 26th September 2019 in favour of this proposal. As a consequence of this, Newark and Sherwood Homes staff will transfer to the council by the 1st April 2020.
Work to transform the derelict former Robin Hood Hotel in Newark into a new hotel will start on Monday, September 23.
Newark has been awarded Heritage Action Zone (HAZ) status having secured a £250,000 boost from Historic England for conservation projects in the town centre.
A major programme of green projects to plant tens of thousands of new trees in Newark and Sherwood has been approved by members of the district council’s economic development committee.
Care leavers in Newark and Sherwood are now among the first in the country to access free membership to their local council-run leisure centres.
On Thursday 5 September 2019, the doors were opened to a brand new exhibition titled ‘The World Turned Upside Down’ at Newark’s National Civil War Centre.
A new cricket pitch in Newark has provided new opportunities for ‘bat and ball’ as well as helping to open up a range of other sporting activities.
Newark has been chosen to receive up to £25million from the government-awarded Towns Fund, it has been announced today.
A prolific shoplifting pair who have persistently targeted retailers in Newark have been jailed for theft after being spotted behaving suspiciously by Newark and Sherwood District Council community protection officers.
Youngsters found guilty of harming wildlife and causing anti-social behaviour in Balderton have cleaned up their act – as well as a local green space.
A man responsible for persistent anti-social behaviour in Ollerton town centre has appeared in court after breaching his Criminal Behaviour Order (CBO).
A landowner who has been using a field at the back of his home to store up to 130 vehicles without planning permission has been ordered by a court to pay out more than £5,000.
Four parks and open spaces in the district have been recognised as some of the very best in the world.
Passengers using taxis in Newark and Sherwood are being warned to put safety first while saving money by supporting local cabbies.
Planners in Newark and Sherwood are calling on landowners to suggest suitable locations for new Gypsy and Traveller sites.
Residents in an area of Newark are being urged to come forward and speak about the issues which affect them most as part of an initiative to make the district Cleaner, Safer and Greener.
Fly-tippers are being warned that action is being stepped up against their crimes throughout Nottinghamshire.
A blitz to tackle the blight of anti-social graffiti throughout the district will be launched by Newark and Sherwood District Council.
Work to address problems of social mobility in Newark and Sherwood has made good progress, according to a new report.
Work to transform the derelict former Robin Hood Hotel in Newark into a new hotel will start in the next few weeks.
A team of council officers will take to the streets of Newark for the town’s annual half marathon in August in aid of a local family support charity.
A climbing wall, arts and crafts are among the free activities that are under way in Newark to keep young people safe and occupied throughout the summer.
Nottinghamshire Police has authorised a dispersal order for Newark town centre this weekend, as part of our ongoing work to reduce antisocial behaviour.
Partnership work to resettle Syrian refugee families in Newark and Sherwood has been ‘highly commended’ at a prestigious national awards ceremony.
A DAY of action to clean and tidy Newark town centre has revealed a tale of ‘the good, the bad and the ugly’.
THE first two days of an exhibition celebrating and highlighting Gypsy, Roma and Traveller history, heritage and culture in Newark and Sherwood have been a great success.
PARISH, town and district elections will be held throughout Newark and Sherwood on Thursday, May 2.
Vandals who continue to spoil the town with graffiti are today being warned: we’ve caught you on camera.
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.
An educational day dedicated to highlighting the risks of our rivers, canals and lakes will take place in Newark’s Riverside Park on Monday, June 3.
Newark and Sherwood is the joint safest district in Nottinghamshire, according to new crime statistics.
People looking to gain new skills and give something back to the community are being invited to a Volunteer Recruitment Fair in June.
A programme of activities has been lined up for young people to keep them safe and occupied throughout the spring.
Four young people responsible for two separate spates of graffiti in Newark have avoided criminal charges by participating in a restorative justice arrangement.
We have been made aware of a council tax text scam operating in the area.
Volunteers of all ages have been using the power of flowers to transform the entrance to a Newark park.
A scheme to transform and regenerate the Yorke Drive area of Newark has been approved by Newark and Sherwood District Council’s planning committee.
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.
Volunteers and community groups across Newark and Sherwood are coming together to improve their local environment.
Newark and Sherwood District Council is set to bring management of council houses back into the council’s control.
Further progress on the scheme to transform and regenerate the Yorke Drive area of Newark is hoped to be made early next month (April).
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.
Work to transform the derelict former Robin Hood Hotel in Newark into a new hotel will start this summer.
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.
The Cleaner, Safer and Greener campaign message has been taken to the streets of Newark and Sherwood.
Artistic schoolchildren have been designing posters to help highlight the hazards and dangers of dog fouling as part of a district-wide campaign.
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.
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.
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.
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.