March

OUR Gypsy and Traveller communities form a longstanding part of Newark and Sherwood’s population.  As the population across the UK grows so will the need for additional housing for these communities.

Posted on: Thursday, March 31, 2022

Arts and culture has been one of the sectors of the economy hit hardest by the pandemic. Following the Government’s announcement in March 2020, Newark saw its Palace Theatre, National Civil War Centre and Newark Castle all closed to members of the public. While these services adapted over the following two year period, some helping isolated and vulnerable residents to maintain their sense of community through online projects, our much-loved attractions experienced significant challenges.

Posted on: Friday, March 25, 2022

A beacon for arts and culture in Newark, the Palace Theatre has entertained audiences from across the district for over 100 years. Now, as a thank you to the community and in celebration of their 2020 centenary, they’ve launched a new fund supporting the local talent of the future.

Posted on: Friday, March 25, 2022

The District Council has adopted a new Criteria for identifying Non-Designated Heritage Assets in Newark and Sherwood. As a result, the conservation team can now begin a three year project to assess potential heritage assets to create a ‘Local Heritage List’.

Posted on: Thursday, March 24, 2022

Following public consultation, changes to the Laxton and Ollerton conservation area boundaries and their subsequent Appraisal and Management documents have been adopted by Newark and Sherwood District Council. 

Posted on: Wednesday, March 23, 2022

Last week the District Council’s environmental services team spent a day working around known problem areas in Newark in an effort to clean up our community.

Posted on: Wednesday, March 23, 2022

A number of activities to help make Southwell a Cleaner, Safer and Greener place has been planned for the spring.

Posted on: Tuesday, March 22, 2022

During the last two years we have all changed the way we live our lives as a result of the pandemic and of high profile news coverage of the Climate Emergency.  More people than ever are out walking, visiting parks and enjoying green spaces but unfortunately noticing litter, spoiling those beautiful areas, as they do so.

Posted on: Tuesday, March 22, 2022

Three individual parties have been ordered to pay almost £10,000 after pleading guilty of removing four trees protected by Tree Preservation Orders (TPO).

Posted on: Tuesday, March 22, 2022

Local good causes registered with Newark and Sherwood Community Lottery have a chance to win £500 as part of the Newark and Sherwood Community Lottery raffle!

Posted on: Tuesday, March 22, 2022

From Tuesday 22 March, there will be no access to the Library Gardens in Newark for around 2 – 3 days due to essential tree maintenance work.  This work, being carried out by Newark and Sherwood District Council, is to protect, sustain and enhance the site for the future. Before any work will take place, District Council officers and contracted tree surgeons will undertake a dynamic visual nesting bird assessment from both ground level and within the trees to ensure there are no nesting birds.

Posted on: Monday, March 21, 2022

Plans to drive town centre regeneration and create an improved identity for Newark through an enhanced programme of events, activities and improvements to the public realm have been approved to be submitted to the Department of Levelling Up, Housing and Communities (DLUHC).

Posted on: Monday, March 21, 2022

A ‘Sherwood Place Prospectus’ will be created to shape proposals for future applications to the government’s Levelling Up Fund (LUF), a £4.86 billion capital fund to invite proposals from local authority areas for investment in places where it can make the biggest difference to everyday life, and support genuine local priorities.

Posted on: Monday, March 21, 2022

Progress to develop the Newark Gateway site, which will create inward investment, new employment opportunities and increase further education and training provision, is continuing at pace.

Posted on: Monday, March 21, 2022

An afternoon of free events is being held for residents at Howes Court Community Centre on Friday 18 March to experience and improve their community.

Posted on: Tuesday, March 15, 2022

Following feedback from tenants, Newark and Sherwood District Council is springing into action and considering the shape of tenant engagement going forward.  This ‘Local Influence Network’ has been set up by Newark and Sherwood District Council’s tenant engagement team and is an opportunity for tenants to speak to one another and share their views on their local community with District Council officers.

Posted on: Tuesday, March 15, 2022

Following yesterday’s announcement from Government, the Homes for Ukraine scheme has now been launched.  The scheme will allow any UK resident to host refugee’s in their homes which is hoped will enable tens of thousands of people to flee the war in Ukraine. 

For full information on the scheme, and to register your interest, please visit homesforukraine.campaign.gov.uk.

Posted on: Tuesday, March 15, 2022

Newark and Sherwood District Council continue to crack down on environmental offences as residents are urged to be cautious when using third parties to dispose of their waste.  The warning from the District Council comes after a string of FPN’s, and two successful prosecutions, have been issued over the last eight weeks.

Posted on: Monday, March 14, 2022

A beautiful new plum tree has been planted in the ancient orchard at Sconce and Devon Park in Newark as part of a unique national tree planting initiative created to mark the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee.

Posted on: Friday, March 11, 2022

A new free event for businesses to learn about procurement and encouraging them to think globally will take place on Thursday 14 April 2022 at the Everyday Champions Centre, Newark.

Posted on: Wednesday, March 9, 2022