In June this year, Her Majesty The Queen will become the first British Monarch to celebrate a Platinum Jubilee after 70 years of service.

Posted on: Tuesday, May 17, 2022

The pandemic has changed the way we live our lives with more people working from home and more people communicating via digital channels often at unsociable hours.  This week, the District Council has launched new digital tools that will improve the way residents can communicate and interact with them.

Posted on: Tuesday, May 17, 2022

A workshop is being held for businesses based in Nottinghamshire and Lincolnshire to learn more about the logistics sector and how they can benefit from the latest trends, research and technological change.

Posted on: Tuesday, May 17, 2022

A series of one hour sessions are being held for local businesses who wish to receive financial advice aimed at helping them grow their business.

Posted on: Tuesday, May 17, 2022

Newark and Sherwood District Council’s licensing authority has recognised the negative impact that COVID-19 restrictions and closures since March 2020 has made to the night time economy nationwide.

Posted on: Monday, May 16, 2022

The drawbridge has opened another few notches for Newark Castle’s Gatehouse development this week. The National Lottery Heritage Fund has awarded a grant of £196,719, enabling plans for the visitor attraction and community hub to be further developed.

Posted on: Friday, May 13, 2022

A recent performance report has shown crime in Newark and Sherwood has reduced by 15% during 2021 and 2022, which is the greatest reduction rate across Nottinghamshire.

Posted on: Thursday, May 12, 2022

Feedback gathered from the 62 businesses who attended the Global Innovation and Nimble Thinking event, hosted by Newark and Sherwood District Council last month, indicates it was a huge success.

Posted on: Tuesday, May 10, 2022

To mark 40 years since the end of the Falklands War, Newark and Sherwood District Council will be holding a special anniversary event honouring those that fought in the conflict.

Posted on: Tuesday, May 10, 2022

British families hosting Ukrainian refugees fleeing the war in Ukraine, and refugees who have already resettled, were both invited to an evening meal last night to socialise and meet each other face to face. Organised by Newark College and supported by Newark and Sherwood District Council, the aim of the evening was to help the refugees feel part of the Newark and Sherwood community and connect hosts and refugees together.

Posted on: Friday, May 6, 2022

Janette Moffat, a 66 year old local Newark resident, has been issued with an indefinite Criminal Behaviour Order by Nottinghamshire Magistrates Court after a joint application from Newark and Sherwood District Council and Newark Police was made.

Posted on: Friday, May 6, 2022

Recently, the Chancellor announced the Energy Bills Rebate to help households with rising energy bills. This rebate is a £150 one-off payment to be made directly to a household in Council Tax Band A-D and to those who live in Band E properties who receive a disabled band reduction.  It does not have to be re-paid.

Posted on: Thursday, May 5, 2022

The District Council are once again joining the No Mow May initiative and letting the grass grow in certain areas of local green spaces and country parks.

First launched in 2019 by the botanical charity Plantlife, the No Mow May campaign asks people to let nature flourish and lock up their lawnmowers for the month of May. The aim of the campaign is to let the grass grow and wild flowers bloom, in doing so a ‘nectar feast’ is provided for pollinators such as honeybees, bumblebees, butterflies and moths, and beetles.

Posted on: Monday, May 2, 2022

There will be national and regional media coverage of scheduled local elections and whilst some local authorities are holding elections, residents in the Newark and Sherwood district are advised that no local elections are scheduled to be held on Thursday 5 May 2022.

Posted on: Friday, April 29, 2022

Newark Castle was a hub of entertainment for all ages on Saturday as it hosted its Newark Castle Comes To Life: Medieval Marvels event. The local landmark saw over 4000 visitors pass through its gates to enjoy archery, falconry, inflatable jousting and more.

Posted on: Thursday, April 28, 2022

The National Civil War Centre has celebrated its busiest year yet for school visits. Since summer 2021, the Centre’s Learning Team have welcomed 3131 students to enjoy their fantastic sessions, helping them to better understand this fascinating period of history with fun foam pike drills, the chance to put King Charles I on trial, character-led town tours and more.

Posted on: Thursday, April 28, 2022

For the first time since the pandemic began, local film fans can finally return to the stunning atmosphere of the National Civil War Centre’s Tudor Hall for a specially selected season of movies.

Posted on: Thursday, April 28, 2022

The first of four Brompton bike docking stations has been installed at Castle Station in Newark, signalling the beginning of an enhanced cycling offer in the town.

Posted on: Tuesday, April 26, 2022

Residents are being urged not to touch or pick up dead or sick birds after avian flu was detected in wild birds at Vicar Water Country Park, Clipstone and near Car Dyke in Southwell.  

Posted on: Monday, April 25, 2022

Local young people wishing to pursue a career in the arts have just a short time left to apply for the Palace Theatre’s new legacy fund. Launched as a thank you to the community and in celebration of the Theatre’s 2020 centenary, the Our Past, Your Future fund closes for applications on Saturday 30th April.

Posted on: Thursday, April 21, 2022