Supported housing - Older people's housing needs

Supported housing offers independent living for people who have mobility, medical or disability needs by offering: 24 hour emergency call system 24 hour contact and support service communal facilities ...

Latest information - Here to help

Page last updated: 7 December 2023 Millions of households across the UK are struggling to make their incomes stretch to cover the rising cost of living. That is why the government is providing over £15 billion in further support, targeted particul...

Employment and Skills Support - Business growth and support

We offer a range of support for local residents in relation to employment and skills. The following two programmes are fully funded and delivered across Newark and Sherwood to support residents that are not currently in employment: Re-New Programme...

Designed for independent living - Housing with care

Within all our extra care properties the service is included within the service charge. Our team of cooks based across the sites provide freshly prepared meals consisting of main course and dessert as well as creating delicious treats for the communa...

Help for all Nottinghamshire Sexual Violence Support Service (Notts SVSS) - Domestic Violence Support

Notts Sexual Violence Support Service provides help for survivors of all genders ages 13+, help is independent, free and confidential. Their support helpline is 0115 941 0440. Their phone line are open during the following times: DayOpensClosesOpe...

Memory loss support groups - Dementia support

The Alzheimer’s Society Nottinghamshire People affected by dementia can contact the Alzheimer’s Society Nottinghamshire to access their Dementia Support Service in Nottingham and Nottinghamshire. They provide support, information and guidance ove...

Latest information - Living with COVID-19

 - information, support and links for residents.  - information, support and advice for local businesses.  - information for local community groups offering and needing support.  - links to the latest government and NHS advice and rules....

Handy Person Adaptation Service (HPAS) - Home alterations for independent living

The handy person adaptation service (HPAS) provides help with essential minor adaptations and small practical jobs, helping you to live more safely and independently at home. The service is available to people living in Newark and Sherwood who are ei...

The costs of renting - Renting a home

There are lots of costs associated with owning or renting a home. As well as rent, you’ll also need to pay: home contents insurance council tax gas electricity water rates phone and broadband TV licence TV services connection and aerial cost basic...

Survivor Support Service - Domestic Violence Support

The service helps those who have experienced childhood sexual abuse. Specialists work with survivors to improve their health and wellbeing through coping strategies, emotional support and help accessing a range of services such as health, housing, su...

Support from local groups - Humanitarian Assistance Response Team

If you are isolated and unable to get the support you need from a friend or relative, there are a huge number of community groups and volunteers listed on the Nottinghamshire Coronavirus Community Support Hub who can help with: food deliveries col...

Carers support groups - Dementia support

Newark Dementia Carers Group Carers of people with dementia can join this friendly and understanding group. The group meets at the Community Centre Coronation Street Balderton every Monday and Thursday and offers a place to go to unwind, socialise an...

Delivering Infrastructure - Infrastructure to support growth

We’re looking to use a number of sources to fund the infrastructure need. In December 2011 we were the first local authority in England and Wales to introduce the (CIL). The funds obtained through CIL will be used to pay for strategic infrastructu...

Living with COVID-19

Free testing for the general public ends on Friday 1 April. This is part of the Living with COVID-19 plan, which is the government’s strategy to live with and manage the virus. From 1 April, updated guidance will advise people with symptoms of a re...

Insulating your home - Home alterations for independent living

Many homes have little or no insulation, are draughty and lack basic energy efficiency technologies. You could be eligible for grants which could reduce the cost of insulating your home, saving money and energy in the long term. Find out more about ...

Become a local promoter - Live and local Nottinghamshire

Keen to see more events coming to your community? You should think about becoming a live and local promoter. Live and Local can give you lots of advice on the role including: organising your team licensing and insurance access to venues selecting an...

Is there a cost to join? - Pub watch

There is no cost to join pubwatch....

Affordable housing delivery - Affordable housing development

Over the past 14 years, a total of 1,312 additional affordable homes have been provided across the district. These have been delivered through: •   Section 106 planning agreements •   100% affordable housing developments •   rural housing...

Disabled facilities grant - Home alterations for independent living

If you’re disabled or infirm, grants are available to adapt your home to help make it safer and more easily accessible, whether you are a home owner or tenant. The disabled facilities grant (DFG) provides financial assistance to disabled people ...

Get advice - Support for older people

Pensions and retirement planning Disability benefits Age UK Find a reliable trader - buy with confidence website Consumer rights Nottinghamshire Help Yourself - information and support for communities across Nottinghamshire Parkinson's - provide...

Local services and support - Domestic abuse

Nottinghamshire Women's Aid (NWAL) Nottinghamshire Women’s Aid provides a safe environment for women, with ongoing support, advice, counselling and learning opportunities. We believe that every woman should live a life free from abuse and be the d...

Council Tax support

Council Tax support can help you pay your Council Tax if you’re on a low income. You can receive Council Tax support if your income and capital (savings and investments) are below a certain level. You can apply for Council Tax support whether you r...

NHS working age dementia team - Dementia support

Contact the NHS working age dementia team if you live in Nottinghamshire and are under 65, with a diagnosis of dementia. Support sessions run at various times and locations across the county, including peer support groups. Contact sharon.grocock@not...

Armed forces support - Armed forces covenant

Being a member of the armed forces community, or returning to civilian life after serving, can be challenging, but there are lots of organisations who can help. Veterans' Gateway Veterans' Gateway is the first point of contact for veterans whether yo...

Supporting Documents - Previous stages of plan review

Most of the documents that support the Plan Review are available to view in the  library....

Support for community groups - Community Sustainability

Newark and Sherwood CVS are committed to supporting, empowering and connecting local Communities; driven by passion and determination, our goal is to build stronger, more empowered and sustainable communities through a model of support, community dev...

Business support - Grants and awards

For more information on the latest business support schemes please visit Invest Newark and Sherwood....

Tenancy services

From maintaining playgrounds to advice and support on independent living, as a tenant we provide you with more than just access to a home....

Optimising your heating - Energy advice

The ‘Let’s Optimise your Heating’ scheme has been funded by Nottinghamshire County Council as part of their Cost of Living support programme. The scheme aims to encourage households to lower the flow temperature of condensing combi boilers to...

Optimising your heating - Making your home warmer

The ‘Let’s Optimise your Heating’ scheme has been funded by Nottinghamshire County Council as part of their Cost of Living support programme. The scheme aims to encourage households to lower the flow temperature of condensing combi boilers to...

Supporting Evidence Base Documents - Plan Review Evidence Page

The following documents make up the evidence base which supports the production of the Amended Allocations & Development Management DPD....

Support available - Homes for Ukraine

We have received questions from residents wishing to help those in Ukraine. Below are a list of charities offering help and support whom you can contact: Red Cross Ukraine Unicef International Rescue Committee UN Refugee Agency More information about...

Home alterations for independent living

If you have a disability, or mobility problems, making adjustments to your home can enhance your quality of life....

Infrastructure to support growth

To achieve the vision, objectives and growth envisaged in our , making sure we have the right infrastructure is key. Infrastructure can include: affordable housing education (primary, secondary, post-16 & other) health highways transport and travel ...

Types of housing with support - Older people's housing needs

There are a range of housing options to consider where support is available. We run three extra care schemes in the district, others are run by housing associations with a range of options to buy or rent. Each scheme has different facilities and serv...

National charities and support groups - Baby Loss Awareness Week

Need to talk to someone who understands? You can contact the following national and local baby loss charities for support.  Miscarriage Association SANDS (stillbirth and neonatal death charity) The Ectopic Pregnancy Trust HUG (Help Us Grieve) For...

Further support - Equality and diversity in employment

Further support for disabled applicants is available from the following: Job Centre Plus Disability Employment AdvisorsTelephone: 07800 676540  JobCentre Plus Access to Work (ATW) SchemeTelephone: 0115 989 5700 or 0115 989586...

Registering on the Nottinghamshire Coronavirus Community Support Hub - Advice for community groups, volunteers or carers

If you represent a community group not currently listed on the Nottinghamshire Coronavirus Community Support Hub, then you can register by completing an online form on the Nottinghamshire County Council website....

2023 Supporting Small Business Relief Policy - Rate reliefs

In the 2022 Autumn Statement, the Chancellor announced that the 2023 Supporting Small Business (SSB) scheme will cap business rate bill increases at £600 per year for those businesses losing eligibility for some or all Small Business Rate Relief or ...

Get advice - Support for children and young people

- housing and council tax support - young people and students Money Advice Service  - managing your money, paying tax, financial help for young people Think Children - school based support for vulnerable young children Newark Women's Aid - supp...

Support from a friend or relative - Humanitarian Assistance Response Team

In the first instance, you should ask if any friends or family can collect medicines or food for you. It is no longer necessary to create support bubbles. However, if you need to self-isolate, you should take a look at the Government guidance on sel...

Business growth and support

Newark and Sherwood District Council's Economic Growth team offer a range of fully funded support for businesses in the district both in-house and through partners, including: 1-2-1 tailored advice from specialist Nottinghamshire County Council busi...

Is there a cost to join? - Shopwatch

There is no cost to join for active members. An active member is a venue that is represented at a minimum of 75% of the Shopwatch meetings. Failure to attend will result in access to the app being removed. It is currently envisaged that there will be...

Help and support for residents. - Humanitarian Assistance Response Team

Information for the clinically extremely vulnerable on the future of the shielding programme. Up to date information for those who are considered clinically extremely vulnerable is available on the government website.  Additional information for re...

Infrastructure delivery plan

The Infrastructure Delivery Plan has helped us gather information on current infrastructure provision throughout the district and to establish future infrastructure requirements and costs. Infrastructure Delivery Plan Update (2023) TI 2 Infrastructur...

How much will Council Tax cost me? - Your Council Tax 2022

You can see the current cost of Council Tax for a Band D property using the map below. You can search for your parish or town and see how much of what you pay funds services here at Newark and Sherwood District Council.  If you have any concerns ove...

How much will Council Tax cost me? - Your Council Tax 2023

You can see the current cost of Council Tax for a Band D property using the map below. You can search for your parish or town and see how much of what you pay funds services here at Newark and Sherwood District Council.  If you have any concerns ove...

Recognising and supporting the armed forces - Armed forces covenant

The Council is proud to have received Gold status in the Defence Employer Recognition Scheme. The scheme acknowledges employers who support defence personnel, including reservists, veterans, wounded injured and sick, families and cadets. The counci...

Help with your council tax - Apply for Housing Benefit and Council Tax Support

Council tax support can help you to pay your council tax if you’re on a low income. Find out more about . Apply for council tax support via Open Portal If you have any questions you can email us on housing.benefits@nsdc.info or call us on ....

Supporting documents - Wind energy SPD

The following documents support the Wind Energy SPD. Landscape capacity study Sections 1 and 2 - Introduction and Methodology (PDF File, 6,309kb) Section 3 - Landscape Baseline (PDF File, 14,187kb) Section 4 - Sensitivity Assessment (PDF File, 1,262k...