August 2023

Bassetlaw District Council brings more CCTV Refuge Points to Worksop

Bassetlaw District Council is continuing to make Worksop a safer place by installing three more CCTV Refuge Points for people to use if they feel unsafe, threatened, or need urgent help.

Leader Statement on Wilko

A statement from Cllr James Naish, Leader of Bassetlaw District Council on the emerging situation at Wilko.

Priory Centre Engagement Hub now open in Worksop Town Centre

Residents, businesses and visitors who want to learn more about Bassetlaw District Council’s plans to regenerate the Priory Centre have been dropping into a new Engagement Hub.

Licensing Act 2003 Review of Policy Statement 2024-2029

There is a Statutory Requirement for the District Council to undertake a review of their Policy Statement under the Licensing Act 2003

New grants available to help Bassetlaw Micro-businesses reduce their carbon footprint

Micro-businesses in Bassetlaw with less than 10 employees are now eligible to apply for grants of up to £3,000 to spend on decarbonisation initiatives that would make their company greener and improve the natural environment, whilst growing the local economy.

Council recognises sporting success

A hat-trick of Bassetlaw football clubs have been honoured for their trophy winning success at an event hosted by Bassetlaw District Council, as well as one of Worksop’s most well-known sports people.

Local Plan moves to final consultation stage following Planning Inspectors Modifications

Bassetlaw’s Local Plan has reached the final stage of consultation after the independent Planning Inspectors issued their findings, following the conclusion of the public hearings in January this year.

Former Leaders become Aldermen

Bassetlaw District Council has recognised the commitment and service of two of its former leaders with the title of Honorary Alderman.

Suspended prison sentence for take-away owner

The owner of a Worksop town centre take-away business has received a suspended prison sentence and ordered to pay more than £5,500 in costs after putting the safety of his customers, staff and the public at risk

New affordable homes for Council

Bassetlaw District Council has added a collection of seven brand-new homes to its housing stock that will provide much needed affordable housing for local people.

Council allocates extra funding for Cost of Living support

Bassetlaw District Council has allocated £160,000 to projects to provide additional support to our communities through the ongoing cost-of-living crisis, as part of its early preparations for a potentially difficult winter.

Driver fined over £1500 for littering from his car.

A driver has been ordered to pay a fine of £440, costs of £886 and a victim surcharge of £176 for disposing of litter onto a road from his car window.

Leader statement on Wilko update

Bassetlaw District Council Leader statement on latest Wilko update

Fly-tippers fined over £2,000

A pair of fly-tippers have been ordered to pay fines adding up to more than £2,000 after two unconnected cases of illegally dumped waste in Bassetlaw.

Statement from the Leader on latest Wilko Update

Following the latest announcement from administrators PwC today (31/08/23) regarding the potential sale of Wilko, Cllr James Naish, Leader of Bassetlaw District Council, has released the following statement:

Bassetlaw District Council partners with Bassetlaw Place Based Partnership to share summer safety messages

Bassetlaw District Council and the Bassetlaw Place Based Partnership (BPBP) are reminding residents about being safe around the water and taking care in the sun for the remainder of the summer.

New play area for Tuxford Residents

Bassetlaw District Council will be creating a brand-new play area in Tuxford thanks to funding created by a new housing development.