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A group of female Bassetlaw District Council employees and Councillors, including the Chairman of the Council and the Mayors of Retford and Worksop, came together for a photograph to mark the centenary of women’s suffrage.
Nottinghamshire County Council pledge a further £55,000 for events to mark the county's Pilgrim roots, as local and national plans are put in place to roll out the red carpet for an expected surge in visitors from the United States in 2020.
In accordance with the Local Government Act 1972 – Section 87(2), notice is hereby given that a vacancy exists for a District Councillor for the Worksop South East Ward of the District of Bassetlaw following the resignation of Councillor Deirdre Foley, Councillor for the Ward.
Bassetlaw District Council’s Planning Committee has given the green light for development to start on the former Vesuvius Site in Worksop, which will bring around 200 jobs thanks to a new Asda store and filling station, and the potential for further major investment in the site.
Due to the continued cold weather that has been forecast for the weekend and beyond, the Council’s Severe Weather Night Shelter at Crown Place Community Centre on Sandy Lane, Worksop will now be open until at least Wednesday 7th March.
Notice is hereby given that the Council is conducting an interim review of the polling districts and polling places that fall within its boundaries.
Bassetlaw District Council is consulting with its tenants and leaseholders over proposals to bring the management of its housing stock back to the Council - a move that could generate savings of £335,000 each year.
Following the adverse weather conditions last week, our Refuse Crews are currently catching up on any Green and Blue bins that could not be emptied, along with bins that have been missed. This is in addition to making normal collections across the district.
We were all extremely saddened to learn about the death of a man in Retford who had been sleeping on the streets.
This morning, Bassetlaw District Council raised the Commonwealth Flag along with communities from around the world in a show of unity.
A GROUP of children from East Markham Primary School have enjoyed a ‘healthy and active day’ at Retford Leisure Centre where they got the chance to take part in a range of activities and look around the facility.
Bassetlaw residents helped to recycle more than 2,000 tonnes of garden waste in just nine months thanks to Bassetlaw District Council’s new Garden Waste Collection Service.
Bassetlaw Councillors have approved proposals to increase Council Tax by 3.06% for the financial year 2018/9 at the March meeting of Full Council.
Planning application fees increases to take effect this month.
Should Dog Control orders be extended in Bassetlaw? - We are asking residents if they would like to keep Public Space Protection Orders that control dog related anti-social behaviour across the district.
An incident of fly-tipping occurred on Red Lane on Tuesday 9th January which led to an overnight road closure by Via East Midlands, working on behalf of Nottinghamshire County Council.
More than 6,000 Garden Waste bins will be emptied as part of Bassetlaw District Council’s first full batch of collections of the new 2018 season.
Consultation with Representative Bodies of Non-Domestic Ratepayers and Voluntary Sector Representatives about proposed District Council Budget Plans for 2018 – 2019.
Action Counters Terrorism (ACT) is encouraging communities across the country to help the police tackle terrorism and save lives by reporting suspicious behaviour and activity.
If your neighbourhood is in need of a bit of spring clean and you have a willing band of volunteers, we could give you a helping hand.
Celebrating the efforts of individuals and groups who improve the lives of others in Bassetlaw.
A1 Housing and Bassetlaw District Council have taken back possession of a flat in Lowtown, Worksop after a three-month Closure Notice had been obtained in October 2017.
Work to create an extra 10 parking spaces for residents on Westway in Prospect began this week in a bid to improve parking problems in the area.
Fund created to help local community sports clubs apply for major development grants.
Bassetlaw District Council are seeking to appoint a supplier to take responsibility for the management of the bar for their two venues: Worksop Town Hall and Retford Town Hall
The Council is consulting residents if a Public Spaces Protection Order, which was introduced in May 2015, should be extended for a further three years.
Bassetlaw District Council has taken legal action against two individuals involved in fly-tipping cases, resulting in a 12-month community sentence and fines and costs totalling more than £2,200.
A Retford man who verbally abused and shoved a Council refuse collector for not emptying his bin has been given an Anti-Social Behaviour Injunction.
Aspiring authors from across the district are readying themselves for the latest chapter of the popular North Notts Short Story Competition, which is back for a third year.
Visitors to Clumber Park’s Walled Kitchen Garden will be transported back to 1917 thanks to a promenade theatre performance that will bring to life previously untold stories of the garden’s link to the Women’s Land Army.
King’s Park is set to host a packed summer of events this year, with the highlight being the 80th Anniversary celebrations at the end of June.
Extra Police are already on the streets of Worksop thanks in part to savings generated by a new partnership between Nottinghamshire Police and Bassetlaw District Council.
We are spreading the word for good mental health during #MentalHealthAwarenessWeek.
Liquorice Gardens in Worksop named as the Bassetlaw winners of this year's Best Bar None awards.
Application number 17/01239/RSB - Land at Elmwood Lodge, Sundown Adventureland, Rampton Road, Treswell, has been withdrawn from Planning Committee on 23rd May 2018.
Cllr David Challinor takes on the role of Chairman of Bassetlaw District Council for a second time.
Bassetlaw is one of six authorities who have joined forces to tackle rogue taxis, including Nottingham City, Gedling, Rushcliffe, Broxtowe, and Newark & Sherwood, by signing a ‘Cross Border Enforcement Protocol.’
A £450,000 bid to the Heritage Lottery Fund has been submitted by Bassetlaw District Council as plans for a dedicated Pilgrims Gallery at Bassetlaw Museum gathers pace.
Bassetlaw District Council has prosecuted a local builder who flouted Building Regulations and put the safety of the homeowners in danger.
Possibly the largest organised canal walking event in the country will be taking place in Bassetlaw during September 2018.
The deadline is looming for aspiring authors from across the district to submit their entries for this year’s North Notts Short Story Competition.
The OVO Energy Tour of Britain cycle race returns to North Nottinghamshire again this year as Bassetlaw plays host to part of stage seven, on Saturday 8th September.
The 150th food outlet has signed up to a healthy food scheme organised by Nottinghamshire County Council.
Bassetlaw District Council is calling on the Government to safeguard funding for improvements to Retford Station, following the termination of the East Coast Mainline franchise agreement.
Hundreds of empty houses in Bassetlaw have been brought back into use thanks to a mixture of detective work, enforcement action and a lot of perseverance by Bassetlaw District Council.
The Company Director of a shooting range in Blyth, Nottinghamshire has been ordered to pay more than £12,000 in fines and costs after it breached a Community Protection Notice (CPN) 79 times over nine months.
Retford Civic Society, the Royal Air Forces Association and Bassetlaw District Council will pay tribute to Flight Lieutenant James ‘Jim’ Atterby McCairns on Saturday 30th June by unveiling a Blue Plaque on Chapelgate, Retford.
Throughout August, Talegate Theatre in association with Bassetlaw District Council, will be bring you, not one, not two, but three productions on the Performance Area in Kings’ Park, Retford.
Young people leaving care in Bassetlaw will no longer have to pay Council Tax in the District, after the Council’s Cabinet approved a new ‘Care Leavers Council Tax Local Discount Scheme.’
New start-up businesses in Bassetlaw take advantage of the Council’s ‘Loan to Grant scheme’, with 25 applicants applying in 2017/18.
The Government has published its Clean Air Strategy and are asking for your views.
Organisers of the OVO Energy Tour of Britain, the UK’s most prestigious cycle race, have called on Nottinghamshire and the rest of the country to bowl them over with eye-catching land and water art alongside the route of this year’s 1,140-kilometre event.
A Worksop tattooist is the first business in Nottinghamshire to be awarded an ‘Excellent’ five-star rating as part of a new scheme to promote high standards of hygiene and safety in the body modification industry.
A Worksop business owner has been prosecuted by Bassetlaw District Council after commercial and household waste was found fly-tipped at the perimeter of Gamston Airport.
Owner of Fish and Kebab Bar in Worksop, fined for breaching planning conditions and operating outside of the business’s permitted opening hours.
Two of Bassetlaw’s outstanding parks have again been recognised by the Green Flag Award Scheme as two of the very best in the world.
The council is targeting irresponsible dog owners who don’t clean up after their pets as part of new Public Space Protection Orders.
Firefighters from Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue (NFRS) are continuing to attend an incident at a waste recycling unit on Sandy Lane at Worksop
District Councillors and staff from A1 Housing have been wowed by the progress being made at Priory Court - a state of the art Independent Living Centre that is currently being built in Worksop.
An 84-year-old man has been sent to prison for repeatedly breaching an Anti-Social Behaviour Injunction.
If you have a passion for some of Worksop’s most historic buildings, Bassetlaw District Council is looking for volunteers to be part of its ground-breaking heritage project over the next four years.
Retford Train Station will get a £90,000 upgrade thanks to a funding agreement that has been honoured by the new London North Eastern Railway (LNER) franchise.
As part of National Allotments Week, Bassetlaw District Council is holding an Allotment Open Day to encourage more residents to get outdoors and ‘grow their own.’
More than 100 A1 Housing tenants in the Bracebridge area of Worksop will have access to natural gas mains for the first time thanks to £180k of funding from gas network Cadent, in partnership with Affordable Warmth Solutions (AWS).
Bassetlaw residents are being asked for their views as a new 10-year vision for Worksop’s Memorial Gardens and the Canch is being created.
The council housing management services, previously provided by A1 Housing will be directly delivered by Bassetlaw District Council from Monday 1st October.
Retford Town Hall and our Offices at 17b The Square are now open following a Police Incident. Please see the statement below issued by our colleagues at Nottinghamshire Police.
The Council has purchased two bungalows in a bid to offer improved housing services to its residents and ease the pressure on the NHS and Adult Social Care provision in the District.
Whether you enjoy visiting a park or green space to play football, walk the dog, exercise or simply get away from the hustle and bustle, if you think your favourite deserves to be in the top 10 People’s Choice then cast your vote.
Bassetlaw District Council is consulting on the options available for the Local Council Tax Reduction (CTR) scheme for 2019 - 20 following ongoing reductions in funding from the Government.
People are being encouraged to dispose of their unwanted knives during a seven-day knife amnesty, as part of the national knife crime campaign Operation Sceptre.
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