Council opening times

Newark and Sherwood District Council will be closed on:

Christmas Day
Boxing Day
New Year's Day

Castle House will be closing at 12pm on Christmas Eve (Tuesday 24 December) and 4pm on New Year's Eve (Tuesday 31 December)

Ollerton Advice Service:

  • Service closed between Christmas and New Year.

Southwell Advice Service:

  • Service closed between Christmas and New Year.

Newark, Southwell, Ollerton and Blidworth Leisure Centre will be closed on:

  • Christmas Day
  • Boxing Day
  • New Year's Day

They will also be closing early at 4pm on Christmas Eve and New Year's Eve

National Civil War Centre will be closed on:

  • Christmas Day
  • Boxing Day
  • New Year's Day

The museum is open 10am to 1pm on Christmas Eve and New Year's Eve.

Palace Theatre

There will be no pantomime performances on Christmas Day or on 1 and 2 January 2020.

Newark Visitor Information Centre

The centre is open 10am to 4pm each day and is closed on Christmas Day and New Years Day.

Vicar Water Country Park

The park is open all year round but the vehicle gates will be closed on Christmas day

Sconce and Devon Park

The park is always open to the public. 

Christmas bin collections 2019

Normal day Christmas collection

Monday 23 December 

Saturday 21 December

Tuesday Christmas Eve

Monday 23 December

Wednesday Christmas Day

Tuesday 24 December

Thursday Boxing Day

Friday 27 December

Friday 27 December

Saturday 28 December

Monday 30 December

 No change

Tuesday New Year's Eve

 No change

Wednesday New Year's Day

 Thursday 2 January

Thursday 2 January 2020

 Friday 3 January

Friday 3 January 2020

 Saturday 4 January

Christmas housing benefits payments

Claims paid by BACS every 4 weeks

Your payment will be in your bank account on Friday 20 December.

Free parking in Newark 

Free parking on Sundays is being offered to residents and visitors in Newark during the lead up to Christmas.

You can park for free in district council carparks in Newark on

  • Sunday 24 November
  • Sunday 1 December
  • Sunday 8 December
  • Sunday 15 December
  • Sunday 22 December

Contact us

Newark and Sherwood
District Council,
Castle House
Great North Road
Newark
Notts
NG24 1BY

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