May

Newark and Sherwood District Council appointed a new Chair and Vice-Chair during the Annual Council meeting on Tuesday 21 May.

Nominations were invited for the Chair by Councillor Celia Brooks as her final duty as Chair.  Councillor Jean Hall was nominated by Councillor Rowan Cozens, Deputy Leader of Newark and Sherwood District Council and seconded by Councillor Susan Crosby. She was then elected unanimously by council members. She will remain in office for the coming year.

Posted on: Wednesday, May 22, 2024

The Chair of Newark and Sherwood District Council, Councillor Celia Brooks, presented a cheque to her chosen charity, Lincs & Notts Air Ambulance, a critical service providing emergency medical transportation across Lincolnshire and Nottinghamshire.

Posted on: Wednesday, May 22, 2024

Last week, Newark and Sherwood District Council received a grant of £1.4million from The National Lottery Heritage Fund for its ambitious plans to create a new and improved visitor attraction at Newark Castle.

Posted on: Wednesday, May 22, 2024

Jive into June at The Palace Theatre with an array of music acts. Whatever your musical tastes, there’s something for you, so check out this month’s roster of entertainment.

Posted on: Monday, May 20, 2024

A new Community Hub, which will provide a space for skills development, social activities, and support for local residents, is now open in Boughton.

Posted on: Saturday, May 18, 2024

As part of their work to help young people access new exciting opportunities, Newark and Sherwood District Council has awarded Volunteer it Yourself (VIY) £60k of UK Shared Prosperity Fund (UKSPF) to complete two further volunteer skills development projects.

Posted on: Friday, May 17, 2024

On Monday 13 May, Newark and Sherwood District Council hosted its very first meeting with the sole purpose of celebrating and promoting the benefits music can offer our community.

Over 70 people attended and Councillor Rowan Cozens, Deputy Leader of Newark and Sherwood District Council and Portfolio Holder for Heritage, Culture and the Arts chaired this important inaugural meeting. 

Posted on: Thursday, May 16, 2024

Tomorrow, Newark and Sherwood District Council continues its work to create safer communities as it hosts the fourth Anti-Social Behaviour Summit alongside community safety partners from across the district.

Posted on: Tuesday, May 14, 2024

Newark and Sherwood District Council is reaching out to residents asking them to help the investigation into multiple incidents of vandalism to Sconce and Devon Park.

Posted on: Monday, May 13, 2024

Today, Newark and Sherwood District Council received a grant of £1.4million from The National Lottery Heritage Fund for its ambitious plans to create a new and improved visitor attraction at Newark Castle.

Posted on: Monday, May 13, 2024

A number of Newark and Sherwood’s Public Space Protection Orders (PSPOs) will come to an end in 2024 and as such, a review of the PSPOs and the related information is being undertaken, and the Council has been reaching out to residents, businesses, partner agencies and wider groups to hear their thoughts.

Posted on: Monday, May 13, 2024

Southwell Leisure Centre is owned by the Southwell Leisure Centre Trust. The District Council took over the management of the Centre in October 2021 because the Trust could not afford to run and maintain it. The centre is over 60 years old, and the main swimming pool had to be closed in October 2023 due to a substantial leakage of water of almost 9,000 litres per day caused by heavily corroded pipework.

Posted on: Thursday, May 9, 2024

Community groups and charities across the district can now apply for up to £20,000 to help deliver projects and schemes that improve the lives of residents through the District Council's Community Grant Scheme.

Posted on: Thursday, May 9, 2024

Newark and Sherwood District Council is holding its very first meeting to celebrate our district’s passion for music, while looking to what the future could hold for music enthusiasts.

On Monday 13 May, Councillor Rowan Cozens, Deputy Leader of Newark and Sherwood District Council and Portfolio Holder for Heritage, Culture and the Arts is chairing this important inaugural meeting. 

Posted on: Wednesday, May 8, 2024

The Time to Connect Arts Trail is officially open at all six sites across Nottinghamshire, including Newark and Sherwood’s very own Vicar Water Country Park!

Posted on: Tuesday, May 7, 2024

No Mow May is back for 2024, and this year the District Council is leaving more areas to grow than ever before!

Posted on: Thursday, May 2, 2024

On 29 October 2023, the main pool at Southwell Leisure Centre was closed. The pool was leaking 9,000 litres of water a day and the safety of users of the pool could not be guaranteed. Southwell Leisure Centre Trust, the owners of the leisure centre, supported the closure of the pool.

Posted on: Wednesday, May 1, 2024

Newark and Sherwood District Council have awarded Newark and Sherwood CVS £33k of UK Shared Prosperity Funding (UKSPF) to support and enhance the delivery of their ‘Golden Thread’ project.

Posted on: Wednesday, May 1, 2024

The National Civil War Centre needs your votes!  If you have enjoyed our family friendly galleries and activities, please nominate us as Family Friendly Museum of the Year! 

Last year, The National Civil War Centre was shortlisted for this award in the Best Small Museum category of the Family Friendly Museum Award 2024, and we would love to be shortlisted again!

Posted on: Wednesday, May 1, 2024