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Fusion Power - Bassetlaw Site Makes Government Shortlist

Bassetlaw District Council have welcomed the announcement by the United Kingdom Atomic Energy Agency (UKAEA) that the West Burton A Power Station site in Bassetlaw has been added to the shortlist to be the future home of the UK’s first fusion energy plant – the Spherical Tokamak for Energy Production, or “STEP”.

Article posted on Friday, January 21, 2022


Notice to business ratepayers

Consultation with Representative Bodies of Non-Domestic Ratepayers and Voluntary Sector Representatives about proposed District Council Budget Plans for 2022 – 2023

Article posted on Tuesday, January 18, 2022


Bassetlaw to be part of unique planning pilot

Bassetlaw District Council will be one of just seven Local Authority areas in the country to pilot a ‘Simpler Approach to Neighbourhood Planning’, supported by up to £45,000 of Government funding.

Article posted on Tuesday, January 18, 2022


Bassetlaw Museum hosts Wampanoag Perspectives Conference

Bassetlaw Museum hosts Wampanoag Perspectives Conference

Bassetlaw Museum and Pilgrims Gallery are inviting people to attend the Wampanoag Perspectives Conference, an online event that explores the themes of acceptance, migration and freedom. The conference continues the conversation sparked by the Wampanoag Perspective Project and presents the opportunity to learn more about Wampanoag history and culture.

Article posted on Monday, January 17, 2022


Comments sought on Local Plan update

Comments sought on Local Plan update

Bassetlaw District Council is inviting comments from the public, businesses and other stakeholders on an Addendum to the Bassetlaw Local Plan.

Article posted on Friday, January 7, 2022


Bassetlaw Dog Control Order Extended

Bassetlaw Dog Control Order Extended

Bassetlaw District Council will carry on targeting irresponsible dog owners who fail to clean up after their pets following a continuation of the Bassetlaw-wide Public Spaces Protection (Dog Control) Order.

Article posted on Wednesday, December 22, 2021


Council consults on planning enforcement

Council consults on planning enforcement

Bassetlaw District Council has launched a consultation to seek the views of residents, businesses and other people of how its Planning Enforcement is carried out so that it can improve its response to service users across the district.

Article posted on Wednesday, December 22, 2021


Wampanoag Perspective Conference explores Acceptance, Migration & Freedom

Wampanoag Perspective Conference explores Acceptance, Migration & Freedom

Bassetlaw Museum and Pilgrims Gallery will be hosting an online conference that encourages equality through exploring injustices through the lens of the Wampanoag perspective and the discrimination faced by wider groups.

Article posted on Tuesday, December 21, 2021


Support for businesses most impacted by Omicron

Today (21 December) the Chancellor has announced £1 billion in support for businesses most impacted by Omicron across the UK. The Council is waiting for further government guidance and details of the amount of funding allocated to support Business in Bassetlaw.

Article posted on Tuesday, December 21, 2021


New poster campaign raises awareness of unlicensed taxi risks

New poster campaign raises awareness of unlicensed taxi risks

A new awareness campaign has launched across Worksop to help women recognise whether a taxi is licensed or illegal to reduce their risk of harm.

Article posted on Wednesday, December 15, 2021