July 2022

£150 Energy Rebate - Update

Bassetlaw District Council is working hard to get the Government’s £150 Council Tax rebate to every eligible resident as quickly as possible.

Fly-tipping hits high street

Bassetlaw District Council will be highlighting how much fly-tipping is illegally dumped on its streets, in its laybys and on country lanes with a hard-hitting display on Bassetlaw’s high streets this week.

Retford CCTV Refuge Point Ready for Use

Bassetlaw District Council is helping to make Retford Town Centre a safer place and reduce Anti-Social Behaviour by installing a CCTV Refuge Point for people to use if they feel unsafe, threatened, or need help.

Statement from the Leader of the Council

Bassetlaw District Council Leader, Cllr Simon Greaves has today (6th July) announced his intention to step down as Leader of the District Council and Bassetlaw Labour Group.

Time to ‘Get on your bike’

If you’re new to cycling, thinking about taking it up as a hobby or simply looking for a fun activity ahead of the summer holidays, Bassetlaw District Council has produced a handy guide to get you started.

Council launches new anti-litter campaign – ‘Don’t be a Tos53r’

Bassetlaw District Council is challenging drivers and passengers who throw litter from their cars to stop treating our roads as one giant littler bin with a hard hitting message of ‘Don’t be a Tosser’.

Council receives Armed Forces ERS Gold Award

Bassetlaw District Council have received the Employer Recognition Scheme Gold Award for their outstanding support towards the Armed Forces community. The Council is just one of only 18 organisations across the East Midlands to receive the Gold Award.

Fly-tipped waste leads to a fine

A man responsible for fly-tipping waste close to his former home has been fined and ordered to pay legal costs after being prosecuted by Bassetlaw District Council.

Cllr pledges support ‘In Sam’s Name’

Bassetlaw based support group ‘In Sam’s Name’ has received a cash boost to enhance their work of promoting positive mental health and preventing suicide in young men.

Council submits its Local Plan for examination

Bassetlaw District Council has submitted its Local Plan to the Government where it will now be independently examined by the Planning Inspectorate.

Bassetlaw Flies the Flag for Parks Awards

Two of Bassetlaw’s parks will continue to proudly fly Green Flags after being officially recognised as two of the best open spaces in the country.

Un-audited Statement of Accounts 2021/22

Basetlaw District Council has published its un-audited Statement of Accounts for 2021/22 in line with its statutory requirements.