October 2021

Prison for injunction breach

A Retford homeless man has been sentenced to 28 days in prison after breaching the conditions of an Anti-Social Behaviour Injunction that had banned him from entering Retford Town Centre.

Carlton man banned from mother’s home

A Carlton-in-Lindrick man has been banned from visiting the home of his mother following a sustained period of harassment.

Submit comments to latest Local Plan Consultation

Residents, businesses and other interested parties who would like to submit their comments on the final version of Bassetlaw’s Local Plan are being encouraged to do so before the latest consultation period closes in around two weeks.

Retford is uplifted as part of movement experiment

In the lead up to World Mental Health Day, ASICS, together with the support of mental health charity Mind, transformed the UK town of Retford into “Upliftford”. The experiment demonstrated the power of movement to uplift the mood of a town, with residents recording a mental uplift of 27%.

Bassetlaw site makes reserve list for UK fusion energy plant

West Burton A, near Retford in Bassetlaw, has made the UKAEA’s reserve list to be the potential future home of the UK’s prototype fusion energy plant – the Spherical Tokamak for Energy Production, or “STEP”.

Bassetlaw Parks fly the flag as two of the country’s best

Two of Bassetlaw’s outstanding parks have again been recognised by the Green Flag Award as some of the very best in Britain.

New Equipment at Shopmobility

Shopmobility in Bassetlaw has a series of new scooters and wheelchairs that will allow more residents and visitors with mobility issues to access the town centres of Worksop and Retford safely and independently.

Wampanoag Nation Welcomed to Bassetlaw

Bassetlaw Museum presented a new side to the well-known story of the Mayflower Pilgrims during a unique cultural exchange in which representatives from the Wampanoag Nation were welcomed to Bassetlaw. The Wampanoag Perspective Project explores the culture, perspective and history of the Wampanoag Tribe, and their shared history with the Pilgrims.

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Nine councils and two universities unite for first-of-its-kind partnership to tackle climate crisis

Decarbonisation works complete at Kilton Forest Clubhouse

Bassetlaw District Council has successfully completed its first carbon reduction project as it seeks to lower its emissions across its estate and contribute to the UK’s ambition to be ‘Net Zero’ by 2050.