December 2023

Council seeks to invest in Worksop Market

Bassetlaw District Council is putting forward a proposal to create a new dedicated indoor market area at the Priory Centre as part of a £20 million town centre investment.

Council staff make White Ribbon promise

Bassetlaw District Council is encouraging its male members of staff to make the White Ribbon Promise – a promise to never use, excuse or remain silent about men’s violence against women.

Consultation on next stage of Polling Districts and Polling Places Review

Bassetlaw District Council is carrying out a consultation on proposals regarding the location of polling stations as the second part of a compulsory review of all polling districts and polling places within the Council’s administrative boundaries.

Severe Weather Emergency Provision (SWEP) - Accommodation for Rough Sleepers

Bassetlaw District Council has launched its Severe Weather Emergency Provision, making accommodation available so that no-one has to sleep rough on the streets during the winter months.

Expert energy advice for businesses

Businesses in Bassetlaw can get an expert energy audit and guidance on how to reduce their carbon footprint, become more sustainable and reduce their long-term costs through a new Council run project.

Communities in line for £50k of grants

Local organisations and community and voluntary groups from across Bassetlaw have shared almost £50,000 of funding that will deliver arts and heritage based events and activities in their communities.

Essential Conversations on Domestic Abuse

Cllr Lynne Schuller's latest Health & Wellbeing blog focuses on Domestic Abuse.

Council meets with EA to discuss Bassetlaw flood plight

Bassetlaw District Council and the Environment Agency have met this week to discuss the devastating floods that hit Bassetlaw in October and the need for the funding of future flood mitigation schemes to change.

Calls for MP to back flood action

Bassetlaw District Council’s Cabinet Member for Environment and Energy is calling on the Bassetlaw MP for an urgent meeting to discuss the increased threat of flooding that now faces our district and support a coordinated response at all levels of Government.

Government builds full council tax increase into Local Government funding settlement for 2024/25

On Monday, the Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities, Michael Gove, published the Provisional Local Government Finance Settlement 2024-25. While officially increasing the maximum funding to Councils for 2023/24 by 6.5%, Bassetlaw will only see a below inflation increase of 4.5%