June 2021

Council appoints Cycle Champion

Bassetlaw District Council has appointed its very first ‘Cycling Champion’ who will promote the benefits of cycling and develop cycling-based opportunities for the district.

RingGo now costs the same as cash across Bassetlaw!

RingGo, the UK’s no.1 parking app, is relaunching across Bassetlaw with bold new machine stickers that highlight the benefits of paying to park touch free. At the same time, the Council has decided to remove the additional convenience fee for using RingGo, effectively bringing the service into line with cash payments1.

Masterplan enters next phase

The next stage of the Council’s vision to enhance and improve our town centre as part of the Worksop Masterplan is moving forward with a new public consultation.

Notice of Vacancy in Office of District Councillor

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN under Section 87(2) of the Local Government Act 1972 that a casual vacancy exists in the office of Councillor for the East Retford South Ward due to the resignation of Councillor Helen Richards.

Rotherham resident fined for fly tipping in Bassetlaw

A woman from Rotherham who visited Bassetlaw to fly-tip waste has been fined £432 with a further £343 awarded in cost and victim surcharge after she was caught on CCTV.

Council seeks views on Local Plan for Ordsall

Residents and businesses in the Ordsall area are being asked to participate in a second public consultation on the Draft Bassetlaw Local Plan, which sets out Bassetlaw District Council’s priorities on housing, employment, regeneration and other development in the district up to the year 2037.

Splash parks re-opening statement

Re-opening of splash parks statement from the council.

Bassetlaw District Council makes Social Housing Safety & Compliance Pledge

Bassetlaw District Council has pledged to ensure that its homes, estates and buildings meet all current and future housing safety standards as part of National Social Housing Safety and Compliance Week taking place between 21 – 25 June 2021.

Retford takeaway owner fined for breach of Listed Building Enforcement

A takeaway owner at Bridgegate, Retford, has been fined for failing to comply with a Listed Building Enforcement Notice.

Shane Hulls Injunction

A local man who is known for committing acts of anti-social behaviour in Retford has been banned from entering the town centre to prevent him from causing further stress and alarm to residents, visitors and business owners.

Start your BookBench Trail at Bassetlaw Museum

Visitors to Bassetlaw Museum can now discover a trio of unique BookBench sculptures that are currently on display across the district as part of the North Notts Journeys trail.