January 2022

Chatham Court Community Hub was first opened in August 2021 and since then it has welcomed more than 400 visitors for a range of activities, including to access local services via drop-in sessions, a gardening club, activities for children and young people and tenant-focused coffee mornings.

Posted on: Monday, January 31, 2022

Newark and Sherwood District Council led a small ceremony this week 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: Thursday, January 27, 2022

Newark and Sherwood District Council tenants are being encouraged to take part in a national survey from the Regulator of Social Housing which is seeking views on its proposals for tenant satisfaction measures. These measures are just one part of a number of changes to consumer regulations set out in the Government’s Charter for Social Housing Residents.

Posted on: Wednesday, January 26, 2022

Newark and Sherwood District Council, in partnership with Lincoln College Group, the University of Lincoln and Nottingham Trent University, will host its first international logistics conference – From Global to Local: the future of logistics through technology and innovation conference.

Posted on: Monday, January 24, 2022

Amid rising costs on a number of goods and utilities across the country, national reports also show that social housing rent increases are likely to affect five million social housing tenants across the UK as well this year.

Posted on: Friday, January 21, 2022

Last year Newark Towns Fund Board were successful in their submission for £25 million to the government’s Towns Fund initiative designed to help improve town centres across the UK.  With a range of ambitious projects for Newark picking up pace, the next two to three years will see some huge changes and developments in our historic and much loved town centre.

Posted on: Friday, January 21, 2022

Newark and Sherwood District Council has made another huge leap forward this week towards realising ambitious plans to develop Newark Castle into an exciting visitor attraction. An application for planning permission has been submitted which, if approved, will allow work to continue on the Castle Gatehouse Project as planned. Securing planning permission is also an important step towards finalising the project’s business case to be submitted to central government to release the £2.6m Towns Fund grant allocation for this fantastic project.

Posted on: Thursday, January 20, 2022

A series of funding opportunities provided by Newark and Sherwood District Council to enable independent high street retailers and the hospitality trade to introduce or expand their online and digital offering during the pandemic helped 115 local businesses and generated more than £36K in private sector investment in e-commerce and social media advertising.

Posted on: Thursday, January 20, 2022

A second community drop-in event for residents to have their say on safety in their neighbourhood will take place at Cleveland Square Community Centre on Wednesday 26 January 2022.

Posted on: Wednesday, January 19, 2022

The amount of additional funding successfully secured by Newark and Sherwood District Council for Newark’s economic recovery and future growth totalled nearly £50m in 2021.

Posted on: Tuesday, January 11, 2022

More than 400 local businesses could qualify for the Omicron Hospitality and Leisure Grant set up by the government to support businesses during the tricky trading period as the country battles against the rise in Omicron virus cases.

Posted on: Tuesday, January 11, 2022

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Posted on: Tuesday, January 11, 2022