Business owners across Newark and Sherwood can receive support and advice on how to grow their businesses by taking part in the District Council’s Business Support Programme. Delivered in partnership with The Consulting Room, the Programme will take place over 16 weeks and will provide business owners with knowledge and support on how to grow their business. 

Posted on: Wednesday, January 31, 2024

A letter sent to the Secretary of State from Leader Councillor Paul Peacock and Portfolio Holder for Biodiversity and Environmental Services Councillor Emma Oldham.

Posted on: Tuesday, January 30, 2024

Newark and Sherwood District Council’s work to decarbonise a number of its buildings powers on as Vicar Water Country Park is added to its list of sites fitted with solar photovoltaic (PV) panels.

Posted on: Tuesday, January 30, 2024

Tenants who live in a District Council- home and already owned an XL Bully dog before 31 January 2024 will be able to keep their dog(s), providing they comply fully with the District Council’s new policy and the legislation introduced by the UK Government.

Posted on: Friday, January 26, 2024

Ten brightly decorated benches will adorn Newark this summer and local artists are now being offered the chance to design them. Newark Creates have partnered with Wild in Art, the organisation behind the Lincoln Imp Trail and the Shaun the Sheep sculptures at Clumber Park, to produce the BookBenches and they’re now on the lookout for ten artists to give them their own colourful and unique flair.

Posted on: Friday, January 26, 2024

Winter works to enhance Sconce and Devon have kicked off as the District Council’s Street Scene Team, Park Rangers, community groups and volunteers team up to work on a host of fantastic new developments at the park.

Posted on: Friday, January 26, 2024

Newark and Sherwood District Council’s cabinet has passed proposals to widen the scope of the Empty Homes Council Tax Premium to include homes left empty for more than 12 months. This premium was originally introduced for homes that had been unoccupied for two or more years, to encourage property owners to empty homes back into use.

Posted on: Thursday, January 25, 2024

Saturday 27 January is Holocaust Memorial Day in the UK, it is the anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp in 1945. To mark this poignant day, when communities can get together to remember all victims of genocide, Newark and Sherwood District Council will be hosting a wreath laying at the statue of Irena Sendler alongside the Polish Consulate and Newark Town Council.

Posted on: Thursday, January 25, 2024

Newark and Sherwood District Council, recognising the difficult financial climate and in its bid to do all it can to support its communities, has helped Newark Food and Wellbeing Hub with their successful National Lottery application to introduce a new scheme – Saturday Night Fakeaway Meal Bags.

Posted on: Friday, January 19, 2024

Many of you will be aware that the main pool at Southwell Leisure Centre has been closed since the end of October 2023.

Understandably, this has been extremely frustrating for people who use the pool and want to see it re-opened as fast as possible.

Posted on: Friday, January 19, 2024

Ambitious plans to create a new and improved visitor attraction at Newark Castle got another green light after plans were approved during Newark and Sherwood District Council’s Planning Committee last night (Thursday 18 January).

Posted on: Friday, January 19, 2024

Following the announcement that the UK government will be providing funding for households and business owners affected by Storm Henk, applications are now open. Grants through the Flood Recovery Framework are available to homes and businesses that have been flooded.

Posted on: Thursday, January 18, 2024

The District Council’s Environmental Team is hard at work this winter, with a scope of projects underway to protect, maintain and enhance the district’s biodiversity and landscapes, and create a greener Newark and Sherwood.

Posted on: Tuesday, January 16, 2024

Newark Castle will be home to a team of archaeologists from this week as an exciting dig commences. Its aim is to reveal more about the Castle’s historic layout, tracing the structure of a stable building which was in situ at least 200 years ago.

Posted on: Monday, January 15, 2024

Following the success of the previous Clinic in 2023, Newark and Sherwood District Council, in partnership with NBV Enterprise Solutions, are offering another Start-Up Support Clinic for local businesses who wish to receive free specialist advice and local support to get their business idea off the ground.

Posted on: Monday, January 15, 2024

A mystery Roman object that continues to puzzle archaeologists is now available to view at the National Civil War Centre: Newark Museum.

Posted on: Friday, January 12, 2024

Newark and Sherwood District Council is continuing to clear and clean up areas affected by Storm Henk.

Over the past few days, the District Council’s Environmental Team have been working to clean roads and footpaths of debris following Storm Henk and have been able to tackle the vast majority of areas affected. The waste crews have also been out and collected a number of bins that had to be missed due to the flooding.

Posted on: Wednesday, January 10, 2024

Work continues to support local communities suffering the effects of Storm Henk. Newark and Sherwood District Council officers are out in some of the worst-affected areas today with teams visiting homes on Kelham Road and Carlton Ferry Lane as well as the villages of Gunthorpe, Lowdham and Collingham.

Posted on: Monday, January 8, 2024

In May 2023, we worked with Newark Town Council and consulted with the public and other key stakeholders, such as local schools, college students and those living within proximity of Sherwood Avenue Park, on what they would like to see at the park in the future.

The outcomes of this consultation have informed the plans for the development of Sherwood Avenue Park. 

Posted on: Monday, January 8, 2024

Although flood waters are subsiding in various locations around the district, we are now aware that there are significant flooding risks to properties as a result of rising water levels at the Torksey Gauge. The levels have reached a point at this Gauge where it will impact our communities in the north-west of the district. 

Posted on: Saturday, January 6, 2024

Newark and Sherwood District Council is encouraging residents to stay safe during the severe flooding caused by Storm Henk. It is urging residents not to travel unless absolutely necessary and has set up a place of safety for anyone whose home is flooded or at risk of flooding. Information and advice has been provided in the Breaking News section of its website and support, advice and information are available by calling the District Council on 01636 650000.

Posted on: Friday, January 5, 2024

If any resident’s home is flooded or at risk of flooding and they need a safe space overnight, a place of safety is now open at Newark Sports and Fitness Centre, Lord Hawke Way, Newark NG24 4FH.

Posted on: Thursday, January 4, 2024