2023

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