July 2023

Rural communities set to prosper

Community groups and businesses in Bassetlaw’s rural areas have the opportunity to bid for a share of almost £715k of Government funding. Bassetlaw District Council is now accepting expressions of interest for Bassetlaw’s share of the Rural England Prosperity Fund - a rural top-up to the UK Shared Prosperity Fund.

Resident fined for neglected empty house

A Retford resident has been fined more than £3,000 for neglecting their property and failing to rectify issues that were detrimental to the health of local residents.

Retford cattery owners fined after Criminal Behaviour Order breach

The owners of a former Retford cattery have been given a Community Order and must pay costs of more than £2,600 after repeatedly breaching a Criminal Behaviour Order (CBO).

Bassetlaw students to be taught valuable cycling skills

Children and young people can sign up for a cycling skills workshop in the summer holidays as part of two events sponsored by Bassetlaw District Council.

Community and Voluntary groups set to prosper

Community and voluntary groups in Bassetlaw will soon be able to benefit from a share of more than £337k of the Government’s UK Shared Prosperity Fund.

Landlords held to account

Bassetlaw District Council has held two local landlords to account after they failed to make essential repairs to their tenant’s heating system.

Grants will boost arts, heritage, cultural and creative projects

Communities in Bassetlaw that have a passion for arts, heritage, cultural and creative projects are being invited to apply for grants of up to £5,000.

Levelling Up Worksop: Metrodome Operator announced as Leisure Partner for Priory Centre Redevelopment

Bassetlaw District Council has created a new partnership with BPL as it moves forward with the re-development of Worksop’s Priory Centre.

Don’t lose your vote – residents in Bassetlaw urged to check voter registration details

Bassetlaw residents are being urged to check their electoral registration details or risk losing their chance to vote on decisions that affect them. The annual canvass allows Bassetlaw District Council to keep the electoral register up to date, to identify who risks losing their voice at elections, and to encourage them to register before it’s too late.

Bassetlaw Flies the Flag for Parks Award

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.

Couple guilty of unlicensed dog breeding

A Retford couple have been fined £581 and ordered to pay costs for breeding and selling puppies without a licence, following an investigation by Bassetlaw District Council.

Brunton Shaw: Built in Bassetlaw, Bound for Brazil

Worksop based wire rope manufacturer Brunton Shaw is celebrating the successful departure of a multi-million pound order, as two 3.5 kilometre, 329 tonne Ocean Max cables are shipped to Brazil.

Korea 70: Acts of Remembrance

Acts of Remembrance will take place in Worksop and Retford, marking 70 years since the end of the Korean War.

Council Launches Vision 2040 Consultation

Bassetlaw District Council has launched a consultation on its Vision for Bassetlaw to 2040, including a set of ambitions that are the first steps in delivering the plan over the next four years.

Council seeks critical domestic abuse accreditation

Bassetlaw District Council has committed to doing more to tackle domestic abuse and provide extra support to survivors of domestic abuse.