2021

This winter Newark and Sherwood District Council supported Nottinghamshire County Council to deliver the Department for Education Holiday Activities and Food (HAF) Programme.

Posted on: Friday, December 31, 2021

Residents are once again able to recycle their real Christmas trees with Newark and Sherwood’s Christmas tree recycling program.

Posted on: Wednesday, December 22, 2021

Newark and Sherwood District Council has stepped up to support the incredible work the NHS and CCG are doing in delivering their booster vaccination programme.

Posted on: Wednesday, December 22, 2021

Newark and Sherwood District Council has publicly thanked all local residents who have been supporting our local retailers in the build up to Christmas.  The District Council has released a short thank you video on their social media channels to celebrate the district's wonderful independent local retailers and to thank residents and visitors for shopping independently this festive season.

Posted on: Wednesday, December 22, 2021

A recent performance report shows that crime in Newark and Sherwood was down 18% at the end of October 2021, compared to the same period last year, and continues to be the best performing area in Nottinghamshire for three months running.

Posted on: Tuesday, December 21, 2021

An evening of Christmas carols was recently enjoyed by residents of Chatham Court in Newark.

Posted on: Tuesday, December 21, 2021

Residents in the Newark and Sherwood area can now get their booster jab at a new walk-in vaccination site at Newark Showground.

Posted on: Friday, December 17, 2021

There will be no changes to the collection of bins during this year’s Christmas period, so residents should continue to take their bins out for their usual collection day.

Posted on: Tuesday, December 14, 2021

Volunteer It Yourself (VIY), who challenge young people to regenerate community spaces whilst learning new vocational skills, are looking for valued community spaces in Newark and Sherwood that could benefit from a refresh or repair.

Posted on: Tuesday, December 14, 2021

Newark and Sherwood's local businesses are benefiting from a £300,000 Business Growth and Resilience Programme set up in July 2021. 

Posted on: Tuesday, December 14, 2021

With temperature dropping and weather becoming more hazardous, Newark and Sherwood District Council has plans in place to ensure all rough sleepers have access to accommodation when the weather turns for the worst.

Posted on: Tuesday, December 14, 2021

Newark and Sherwood District Council has launched a new campaign to celebrate everything Newark and Sherwood has to offer this festive season.

Posted on: Tuesday, December 14, 2021

Residents are being given another opportunity to claim free tracking devices for their bikes.

Posted on: Monday, December 13, 2021

Newark and Sherwood District Council’s partnership with Waste Investigations, Support and Enforcement (WISE) is well underway with 529 fixed penalty notices being issued during the first month.

Posted on: Monday, December 13, 2021

Following the Government’s briefing on Wednesday 8 December 2021, the Prime Minister has announced a move to Plan B measures.  These measures will come into force while more data on vaccine efficacy is assessed. Moving to Plan B will help to slow the spread of the Omicron variant and reduce the chances of the NHS coming under unsustainable pressure, while buying time to deliver more boosters.

Posted on: Thursday, December 9, 2021

Newark and Sherwood District Council, in partnership with Nottinghamshire County Council and Urban&Civic, has been successful in the bid for a £20 million investment, into the Southern Link Road (SLR), from the central Government’s Levelling Up Fund (LUF). This is one of just 17 successful bids out of 84 UK-wide authorities that submitted, and the only successful bid from a Nottinghamshire district.

Posted on: Wednesday, December 8, 2021

With winter well and truly here, we all enjoy a nice long walk in a beautiful country park followed by a nice warm up back at home or in one of our many fantastic restaurants or pubs in our district. Those residents who enjoy walking at Vicar Water Country Park will be able to watch with fascination as a new wood will soon start to spring up, thanks to Newark and Sherwood District Council.

Posted on: Wednesday, December 8, 2021

There is always a need for new homes to be built across the UK, but Newark and Sherwood District Council’s ‘Residential Parking Standards’ adopted earlier this year aims to provide high quality, attractive, well-designed places to live and to reduce carbon emissions by encouraging the take up of electric vehicles.

Posted on: Wednesday, December 8, 2021

Tourism has suffered greatly across the UK at the hand of the pandemic, but while attractions are open again, Newark and Sherwood District Council is keen to support tourist venues as much as possible.  The Tourism Action Group (TAG), coordinated by Newark and Sherwood District Council, has met remotely via Teams since the pandemic's beginning. However, last month, 35 members representing tourism attractions and businesses across the district attended the first in-person event hosted at Southwell Minster in the State Chamber of the Archbishop's Palace.

Posted on: Wednesday, December 8, 2021

In a statement released by her daughter, on behalf of the family, Rebecca Blackwood said:

“We are saddened to announce the passing of our beloved, Maureen Dobson, devoted mother, grandmother, niece, friend and committed public servant.

Posted on: Thursday, December 2, 2021