May 2023

Residents in Newark and Sherwood are being invited to have their say on the future development of the Sherwood Avenue park in Newark.

Posted on: Tuesday, May 30, 2023

With a backdrop of the Sunflower quilt created to celebrate Ukrainian Independence Day in 2022, Newark and Sherwood District Council hosted an evening of entertainment and food to say thank you to the hosts from around the district and to bring the families together one year on from the first guests arriving.

Posted on: Thursday, May 25, 2023

More than 30 drivers were stopped as officers began a series of operations to clamp down on fly-tippers and illegal waste collectors blighting communities.

Posted on: Wednesday, May 24, 2023

At last night’s Annual Full Council Meeting, Councillor Paul Peacock was appointed as the Leader of Newark and Sherwood District Council. 

Posted on: Wednesday, May 24, 2023

During the Full Council meeting on Tuesday 23 May, the Chairman’s Chosen Charity, the Children’s Bereavement Centre in Newark, received a cheque for a generous donation of £4,508.11.

Posted on: Wednesday, May 24, 2023

Last week Newark and Sherwood District Council joined together with Nottinghamshire Police and Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service to host an educational day dedicated to water safety.

Posted on: Tuesday, May 23, 2023

Newark’s Market Place is looking a lot brighter all of a sudden thanks to the addition of hundreds of colourful umbrellas hanging above the square. The installation, launched on an ironically sunny Wednesday by Newark Creates, is part of the nationwide Neurodiversity Umbrella Project and is designed to represent the one in five of us who have a neurodevelopmental condition, such as ADHD, Autism, Dyslexia, Dyspraxia, Dyscalculia or Tourette’s syndrome.

Posted on: Thursday, May 18, 2023

Sign up and support a good cause today and not only will you be in with the chance of winning weekly cash prizes of up to £25,000, but if you enter before Saturday 27 May, you will be in with the chance of winning a European city break, all for just £1 a week!

Posted on: Thursday, May 18, 2023

One of the 18th century’s finest neoclassical architects, John Carr of York made an important imprint on Britain’s heritage.

Posted on: Thursday, May 18, 2023

Most residents will have received their energy support discount automatically from their energy supplier. However, there are a significant number of residents who are eligible for the discount and may not realise that they need to apply for this support.

Posted on: Tuesday, May 16, 2023

Statement from Newark and Sherwood District Council and Active4Today.

Posted on: Monday, May 15, 2023

An exciting two-day Food and Drink Festival is on its way to Newark’s Town Centre at the end of May.

Posted on: Wednesday, May 10, 2023

Rural businesses in the district can now apply for funding to support capital projects that address challenges faced in local rural areas. Thanks to Newark and Sherwood District Council, an extra £891k is secured over the next two years to develop and invest in rural communities and the economy. 

Posted on: Tuesday, May 9, 2023

The Newark and Sherwood District Council, Parish and Town Council elections were held on Thursday 4 May 2023. The count then took place on Friday 5 May 2023. You can find the results of the elections on our website.

Posted on: Thursday, May 4, 2023

Volunteer students at Newark Orchard School have undertaken a community improvement project led by Volunteer It Yourself (VIY).  Supported by Newark and Sherwood Council, through funding from the UK Shared Prosperity Fund, the project will provide practical skills for young people between the ages of 14 and 24.


Posted on: Wednesday, May 3, 2023

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: Tuesday, May 2, 2023