January 2020

What Next: Apprenticeships

The What Next: Apprenticeships event will offer the chance for young people to meet with local employers and talk to them about future apprenticeship opportunities, as well as hearing about the experiences of people currently undertaking an apprenticeship and the benefits of choosing this path.

Flood Appeals to merge to take advantage of Government Match Funding Boost

The Bassetlaw Flood Relief Appeal administered by BCVS in partnership with Bassetlaw District Council is to merge the donations collected with the Nottinghamshire Floods Appeal, in order to take advantage of the Government’s pledge of match funding.

Bassetlaw Plan Consultation Launched

Bassetlaw District Council has launched a consultation on the Draft Bassetlaw Local Plan, which sets out the Council’s priorities for housing, regeneration and other development in the district up to the year 2037.

Dad launches children’s book to raise funds for premature daughter’s hospital

A Worksop Dad whose daughter was born seven weeks prematurely has launched a children’s storybook to raise funds for Bassetlaw Hospital as a thank you for caring for his daughter.

Residents to have say on ‘Local Plan’

The Council will be launching a district wide consultation period as part of the next stage of its Draft Local Plan, subject to approval from Councillors this month.

Cervical cancer prevention week 2020

This week is Cervical Cancer Prevention week and Bassetlaw Councillors Lynne Schuller and Sue Shaw are urging residents to find out about how to reduce the risk of cervical cancer.

Suspended sentence for woman who committed Council Tax fraud

A Retford woman who owned two rental properties and had almost £124,000 in the bank has been handed a 40-week suspended sentence and ordered to pay more than £9,000 in costs after pleading guilty to fraud.

Former director fined for throwing cigarette butt

The former director of a plastering and screeding company has been fined and ordered to pay legal costs after throwing a cigarette butt from his van.

Tenants Consulted Over Rent Change

Bassetlaw District Council is seeking the views of its tenants as part of a proposal to change how often their rent is paid over the course of a year.

Fly-tippers Fined Thanks To Public Support

A pair of fly-tippers who illegally dumped tyres and household items have been prosecuted for their crimes thanks to vital evidence provided by Bassetlaw residents.

Garden Waste boosts recycling

Bassetlaw Residents have again helped to boost the amount of garden waste that is recycled in the district and have reduced the amount of rubbish that is sent for incineration.

Notice to Business Ratepayers

Consultation with Representative Bodies of Non-Domestic Ratepayers and Voluntary Sector Representatives about proposed District Council Budget Plans for 2020 – 2021