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Proposed Extension to Gateford PSPO

Proposed Extension to Gateford PSPO

Bassetlaw District Council is asking residents if they would like to keep the existing Public Spaces Protection Order (PSPO) for Celtic Point and surrounding areas which was introduced in May 2015.

Article posted on Monday, May 17, 2021


Bassetlaw Museum “Good to GO!”

Bassetlaw Museum “Good to GO!”

Bassetlaw Museum, Amcott House, Retford is getting ready to open its doors again on Monday 17th May.

Article posted on Friday, May 14, 2021


Make sure you’re ready to have your say on May 6

Ahead of voters in Bassetlaw going to the polls on May 6, Bassetlaw District Council is urging voters to get ready to vote.

Article posted on Tuesday, April 27, 2021


HRH Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, 1921 - 2021

HRH Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, 1921 - 2021

Passing of His Royal Highness The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh.

Article posted on Friday, April 16, 2021


New Youth Mayor for Bassetlaw

New Youth Mayor for Bassetlaw

Holly Foster, from Harworth, was elected as Bassetlaw’s first Youth Mayor and Malachi Carroll, from Worksop, was elected as the district’s Deputy Youth Mayor.

Article posted on Thursday, April 15, 2021


New polling stations for 6 May Elections

New polling stations for 6 May Elections

A number of alternative venues for polling stations will be used in the 6 May Elections to reduce the number of schools having to close this year.

Article posted on Monday, April 12, 2021


Twice weekly rapid testing will now be available to everyone over 18

All Nottinghamshire residents over 18 will be able to access free, rapid lateral flow tests (LFTs) for themselves and their families to use twice a week.

Article posted on Thursday, April 8, 2021


Splash parks re-opening statement

Re-opening of splash parks statement from the council.

Article posted on Wednesday, April 7, 2021


Bassetlaw District Council Statement

Response to allegations surrounding tenant evictions.

Article posted on Wednesday, March 31, 2021


Council Tax 2021/22

Following approval at March’s Full Council, from 1st April 2021, Bassetlaw District Council is increasing its portion of Council Tax by £5 for Band D properties, which is equivalent to a 2.80% increase or 10p per week. Almost 51% of properties in Bassetlaw are in Band A, and they would see an increase of £3.33 or 6p per week.

Article posted on Friday, March 26, 2021