February 2019

Council provides winter shelters

Severe weather night shelters for the district’s homeless and rough sleepers will be provided again this winter by Bassetlaw District Council.

New Play Area for Harworth

Children in Harworth and Bircotes have a brand new play area to visit thanks to the completion of a Council Housing development in the town.

Have Your Say on Bassetlaw Plan

Bassetlaw District Council is urging residents to have their say on the Bassetlaw Plan, which sets out the potential blueprint for housing, regeneration and other development in the district up to the year 2035.

Step into the Dragons’ Den - Update

Brave Bassetlaw business people and entrepreneurs have already begun to state their cases for a chance to step into the Dragons’ Den and claim a £5,000 prize.

New Jobs Boost as Major Rail Firm Moves to Worksop

Worksop is set to benefit from significant investment and see the creation of new rail jobs and apprenticeships following the acquisition of the Worksop Wagon Repair Depot by Harry Needle Railroad Company. (HNRC)

Become a Litter Hero with the Bassetlaw Spring Clean

Communities and volunteers across the district are signing up and showing their support for the Bassetlaw 2019 Spring Clean.

Industry on the up in Langold

Bassetlaw District Council helping bring more jobs and investment to Langold through the creation of four new business and manufacturing units.

New bins help to clean up town centre

A collection of new litter bins on Worksop’s high street are helping to smarten up the town centre and make it a more attractive place to visit.

Councillor Grants support WI members

Members of the Worksop WI have benefitted from a donation of £300 thanks to a collection of grants from Bassetlaw Councillors.

Community grant helps school with garden project

The children of Blyth School are a step closer to building a Mindfulness Garden thanks to a generous donation from a Bassetlaw District Councillor.

2019 Garden Waste collections are back

The Council’s Garden Waste Collection service is back and Bassetlaw residents are now able to have their garden waste collected as part of the 2019 season.

New development to deliver more Council Housing

The regeneration of a derelict patch of land in Worksop could be transformed into the site of a new and innovative Council Housing project later this year.

Digital showcase event heads to Bassetlaw to boost local business

Businesses are being invited to a special showcase event being held in Bassetlaw as part of a partnership project which is designed to help grow the local economy.

Council to award Freedom of the District to the Royal British Legion

Bassetlaw District Council is to award the Freedom of the District to Bassetlaw’s two branches of the Royal British Legion at an Extraordinary meeting of Council on Tuesday 5th March, 2019 at Retford Town Hall. The meeting will begin at 6:30pm.

Priory Court Development

Priory Court, Bassetlaw District Council’s new Independent Living Centre, is becoming an impressive feature on the Worksop sky-line as the development is on track to accommodate its first residents by the end of the year.

Council Celebrates Commonwealth Day

Bassetlaw District Council will be marking Commonwealth Day along with communities in 52 other countries as part of the international celebration, which this year spreads the message of a ‘A Connected Commonwealth’.