January 2021

Bassetlaw Plan Consultation to close

Residents, businesses and stakeholders are being reminded to have their say on the latest stage of the Draft Bassetlaw Local Plan as the consultation period draws to a close.

Flooding Update

The Met Office and Environment Agency have issued Flood Alerts for areas of Bassetlaw, including Worksop and Retford, as a result of Storm Christoph. This will bring heavy and persistent rainfall between now and Thursday morning.

Community Champions to offer COVID-19 advice with government award

Bassetlaw District Council has been awarded £169,400 to work with partners to engage with a range of local communities to spread information about the importance of the COVID-19 health messages, encourage vaccination and overcome any barriers.

Rapid community testing initiative to launch in Worksop

A community testing initiative is to launch in Worksop to drive down transmission rates and help protect people most at risk, using rapid turnaround tests supplied by NHS Test and Trace.

Council Warns Residents about Covid-19 Scams

Bassetlaw residents are being reminded to be wary of a number of Covid-19 scams that are using the pandemic as a way to trick them into handing over money or their financial details.

Funding Bid could pave the way for Skills Hub

Bassetlaw District Council hopes to learn this week if its funding bid to D2N2’s ‘Getting Building Fund’ has been successful, which could pave the way for the creation of a Skills and Education campus in Bassetlaw.