March 2022

Council takes action on Violence Against Women and Girls.

Bassetlaw District Council will be taking steps to help to change the culture that leads to violence against women and girls in the spirit of International Women’s Day (8 March 2022).

Love Bassetlaw campaign highlights exceptional local organisations

A trio of Bassetlaw businesses and charities have been recognised for the outstanding service they provide to their customers and how they have helped to change lives in our district.

Fly a Flag for the Commonwealth

Bassetlaw District Council this week marked Commonwealth Day alongside communities in 54 other countries as part of the international celebration, which this year spreads the message ‘Delivering a Common Future: Connecting, Innovating, Transforming.’

Bassetlaw celebrates its achievers

Bassetlaw District Council’s Achievers Awards returned this week after a three-year absence to recognise the accomplishments of people who have improved the lives of others in Bassetlaw.

Council Pledges Support to Armed Forces

Bassetlaw District Council has reaffirmed its support for our armed forces by re-signing the Armed Forces Covenant.

Council targets energy improvements for tenants

Landlords in the private sector who rent out cold, draughty and energy efficient properties will be forced to address their energy ratings thanks to a new Council initiative.

Tenant evicted after not paying more than £3,000 of rent

A Bassetlaw Council Tenant has been evicted after she amassed more than £3,300 of rent arrears while spending thousands of pounds on luxury cars, weight-loss treatments outside of the UK and lavish nights out with friends.

Local Plan Submission moved to June

Bassetlaw District Council is delaying the submission of its draft local plan until June to allow for a final round of targeted consultation after one of the two landowners unexpectedly withdrew their site from the proposed Garden Village development.

Bassetlaw Council Utilises Solar Energy

Bassetlaw District Council has undertaken a number of projects which enable the use of renewable solar energy at its Carlton Forest Depot in Worksop, and will contribute to its ambition to improve the environmental credentials of the local area.