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A stunning new exhibition of ceramics by acclaimed artist Emilie Taylor will open at the National Civil War Centre this March. Launching the day after International Women’s Day, on Thursday 9th March, the remarkable display entitled Tubthumping will blend the 16th to 18th centuries with the present day, looking at how women’s roles have been impacted and the challenges they still face.

Posted on: Monday, January 30, 2023

Newark and Sherwood District Council led a small ceremony today to pay respect to victims of genocide on Holocaust Memorial Day.  The small remembrance service was held at the Irena Sendler statue on London Road in Newark.

Posted on: Friday, January 27, 2023

Broadleaves Housing with Care scheme in Boughton has been nominated for a national award for the best large social housing development at the LABC Building Excellence Awards.

Posted on: Thursday, January 26, 2023

A new scheme is set to launch in Newark to increase feelings of safety for women and girls within fitness centres and gymnasiums.

Posted on: Thursday, January 26, 2023

Families can enjoy a fun celebration of National Storytelling Week at the National Civil War Centre on Saturday 4 February with a fantastic star guest. Free for Newark and Sherwood residents, the monthly Family Saturday event will be welcoming ‘doodling poet’ Chris White for 30-minute sessions of rhyming mayhem throughout the day.

Posted on: Tuesday, January 24, 2023

This week 92 town centre businesses attended Newark Town Hall to share their ideas for developing and regenerating Newark town centre.

Posted on: Friday, January 20, 2023

Newark and Sherwood District Council involved tenant Ginnette Hardy has been awarded the ARCH Community Champion Award for her dedication to the community. The award recognises individuals or groups who have dedicated their time to making a difference in their community and to the lives of people living in social housing.

Posted on: Thursday, January 19, 2023

For the first time, residents in Newark and Sherwood will need to show photographic ID to vote at this year’s local elections taking place on Thursday 4 May 2023. Residents are being urged to make sure they are ready to vote in May by checking they have an accepted form of ID.

Posted on: Thursday, January 19, 2023

Victims of rural crime are set to be given free security upgrades to prevent their properties and vehicles being targeted and to make them feel safer.

Posted on: Wednesday, January 18, 2023

Christmas tree collections have begun, and Newark and Sherwood District Council is reminding residents that next week is the last chance to book the service.

Posted on: Wednesday, January 18, 2023

Starting this week Newark and Sherwood residents who applied for a free tree will be able to collect their saplings as part of the District Council’s annual free tree scheme!

Posted on: Wednesday, January 18, 2023

RESIDENTS can now have their say on a proposed kerbside glass recycling service, as Newark and Sherwood District Council urge all those living in the district to take part in a public consultation. The responses to this survey will be used to inform its decision on whether a kerbside glass collection service is introduced. The online survey is available at https://www.smartsurvey.co.uk/s/kerbsideglass and the link contains lots of useful information before residents share their opinions.

Posted on: Tuesday, January 17, 2023

A free two-hour workshop exploring the topic of sustainability in business and the steps that can be taken to implement a sustainable future is to be held on Tuesday 28 February 2023, at Hexgreave Hall located in Farnsfield.

Posted on: Tuesday, January 17, 2023

A final round of applications for the Community Grant Scheme set up by Newark and Sherwood District Council is now open for limited time having received additional funding from the Council. The third round of the scheme is available for community-focused projects to apply for funding of up to £5,000 each until Wednesday 1 February.

Posted on: Thursday, January 12, 2023

An exciting programme of films is set to reflect local communities over the next few months and the National Civil War Centre is asking for the public’s help in deciding what to show.

Posted on: Tuesday, January 10, 2023

A swathe of bright blooms is hoping to show the district’s solidarity with Ukraine and friendship with its people this month. The display, part of Newark and Sherwood District Council’s Friendship Sunflowers Project, is now open at Southwell Minster and features scores of the yellow flowers, the national flower of Ukraine, which have been handmade by local people.

Posted on: Tuesday, January 10, 2023

With a focus on supporting tenants with the rising cost of living, Newark and Sherwood District Council is recommending setting its Council Housing rent at 2% below the national cap set by central government and 5.2% below the latest inflation levels.

 

Posted on: Tuesday, January 10, 2023

Councillors at Newark and Sherwood District Council will be recommended to approve the continuation of an externalised environ-crime enforcement approach at a Cabinet meeting on Tuesday 17 January following a pilot scheme by company Waste Investigations, Support and Enforcement (WISE).

Posted on: Tuesday, January 10, 2023

Community projects with the aim of making social housing areas Cleaner, Safer and Greener may be eligible for up to £1,000 of Council funding

Posted on: Monday, January 9, 2023

It wasn’t just Cinderella’s carriage flying high this Christmas as ticket sales for the Palace Theatre Newark’s panto reached a new record.

Posted on: Tuesday, January 3, 2023

Following an incredibly successful first year, Newark and Sherwood District Council is again offering local businesses support and guidance by professional industry experts as part of its Business Growth and Resilience Programme.

Posted on: Tuesday, January 3, 2023

Newark and Sherwood District Council is inviting eligible local organisations to apply for UK Shared Prosperity Funding (UKSPF) to support the delivery of projects and programmes that help to build pride in place, increase life chances across the district, boost productivity and create employment opportunities.

Posted on: Friday, December 23, 2022

Many more people in need will be waking up to presents this Christmas morning thanks to the Palace Theatre Newark’s gift donation scheme. 263 gifts, the highest figure in the three years that Palace Presents has been running, were dropped off by kind theatre visitors and have now been distributed to six local charities.

Posted on: Thursday, December 22, 2022

This Christmas residents will once again be able to recycle their real Christmas trees with Newark and Sherwood’s District Council’s Christmas tree recycling programme in its bid to make the district Cleaner, Safer and Greener.

Posted on: Tuesday, December 20, 2022

An intensive program to help make Balderton cleaner, safer, and greener was undertaken last week by the District Council’s Street Scene team.

Posted on: Tuesday, December 13, 2022

A royal ball has arrived in Newark as the Palace Theatre’s spectacular pantomime Cinderella is now underway. The show opened its doors on Tuesday 6th December and has so far entertained thousands of school children during the week as well as local dignitaries, officials and press at a gala evening last Saturday.

Posted on: Tuesday, December 13, 2022

Local good causes are benefiting from an extra cash injection of £500 each thanks to the Newark and Sherwood Community Lottery Raffle.

Posted on: Tuesday, December 13, 2022

Newark and Sherwood District Council are again offering a series of one-hour sessions for local businesses who wish to receive free specialist and local support to help them thrive.

Posted on: Monday, December 12, 2022

Newark and Sherwood District Council is set to establish a new Community Partnership, which will bring together key private, public and community groups across the whole of the district with the single aim of improving the quality of life and prosperity for residents and businesses across Newark and Sherwood.

Posted on: Friday, December 9, 2022

Newark and Sherwood District Council has successfully secured £3.28 million from the government’s UK Shared Prosperity Fund (UKSPF) to diversify communities and town centres, enhance local skills, improve infrastructure and help to accelerate economic growth across the district.

Posted on: Friday, December 9, 2022

Over the past year, Newark and Sherwood District Council has been working to engage even more audiences, of different backgrounds than ever before with heritage and culture through a range of events and outreach. Now, their aim to work with the community in the most effective way possible is being developed as a forward strategy by the Council and is set to be discussed in a Cabinet Working Group.

Posted on: Friday, December 9, 2022

The Heritage and Culture Team at Newark and Sherwood District Council are celebrating a successful year of welcoming more people to get involved and have fun across their sites. Residents and visitors from further afield have enjoyed family days at Newark Castle, a brilliant line-up of shows at the Palace Theatre and a huge range of activities for all ages at the National Civil War Centre.

Posted on: Friday, December 9, 2022

Newark and Sherwood District Council agreed on its approach to support residents with the challenges faced with the increasing cost-of-living at its Cabinet meeting on Tuesday 6 December.

Posted on: Wednesday, December 7, 2022

Over the last three years, Newark and Sherwood District Council has been responsible for planting and giving away 18,000 trees in a bid to reduce the district’s carbon footprint and to help support its ambitious target of being carbon neutral by 2035.

Posted on: Wednesday, December 7, 2022

LAST night, the District Council confirmed its commitment to achieve carbon net zero across the entire District through its agreement with a Local Area Energy Plan (LAEP).

Posted on: Wednesday, December 7, 2022

Newark and Sherwood District Council has set out a four-year plan to help improve the health and wellbeing of local residents focusing on reducing the inequalities of those in particular areas of the district.

Posted on: Tuesday, December 6, 2022

Newark and Sherwood District Council has now started its work on a new community garden on land adjacent to the Library in Newark.

Posted on: Wednesday, November 30, 2022

Newark and Sherwood District Council’s free tree scheme is returning for a fourth year.

Posted on: Tuesday, November 29, 2022

A fly-tipping offender has been fined £2,488 after being arrested in Cambridgeshire and brought back to Nottinghamshire Magistrates Court to be prosecuted.

Posted on: Monday, November 28, 2022

Newark and Sherwood District Council launched its own e-newsletter back in March 2022 providing residents with the latest news and information that affects them in their community. From events to elections, and from changes to recycling services to Council Tax updates, it’s the easiest way to keep up to date in the district

Posted on: Friday, November 25, 2022

This White Ribbon Day, Newark and Sherwood District Council is urging residents to speak up if they are suffering domestic abuse or are worried about someone else who may be a victim.

Posted on: Friday, November 25, 2022

Christmas should be the happiest time of year, but for some, especially in this cost-of-living crisis, it can be difficult to celebrate. That’s why the Palace Theatre Newark is delighted to announce the return of its Palace Presents scheme for a third year, and this time there’s an added incentive: free entry to the National Civil War Centre for anyone who donates, plus a guest.

Posted on: Friday, November 18, 2022

Free Sunday parking is back in Newark this Christmas season at all pay and display car parks managed by Newark and Sherwood District Council.

Posted on: Friday, November 18, 2022

Youths responsible for vandalising Sherwood Avenue Park, Newark, with graffiti spent the day cleaning up the site this weekend.

Posted on: Tuesday, November 15, 2022

Residents in Newark and Sherwood who are worried about the cost-of-living increase are being invited to attend a free event organised by Newark and Sherwood District Council, Nottinghamshire County Council and Community Friendly Nottinghamshire.

Posted on: Tuesday, November 15, 2022

On 24 October, Newark and Sherwood District Council published its proposals on how it will plan for future development, including how it intends to provide additional homes for its Gypsy and Traveller community.  The proposals are outlined in its Allocations and Development Management Development Plan Document (DPD) which has been extensively informed by data gathering and public consultation over the last five years.

Posted on: Monday, November 14, 2022

A number of projects aimed at improving the community and supporting the lives of residents can now take place thanks to the Community Grant Scheme set up by Newark and Sherwood District Council.

Posted on: Friday, November 11, 2022

The Boundary Commission for England published new revised proposals for constituencies across the country and opened a final month-long consultation, giving the public a last opportunity to send in their views.

Posted on: Tuesday, November 8, 2022

Due to demand raised in feedback gathered from those who attended the Newark and Sherwood District Council Economic Growth Conference on 14 October, plans are already underway to host the third conference in 2023.

Posted on: Monday, November 7, 2022

Ahead of the local elections in May 2023, Newark and Sherwood District Council is hosting two sessions to give local residents an insight into what being a local councillor involves, how you can become one, and the roles and responsibilities Councillors undertake.

Posted on: Monday, November 7, 2022