October 2022

Bassetlaw to be home of game-changing energy production

North Nottinghamshire is set to become a global hub for a wide range of engineering, technological and scientific expertise, following the announcement that the United Kingdom Atomic Energy Agency has chosen West Burton as the future home of its STEP project.

Street wardens to tackle anti-social behaviour

Four wardens are being recruited to tackle anti-social behaviour following a funding boost to make Worksop’s streets safer.

Councillor Resignation – Notice of Vacancy Sutton Ward

Denise Depledge has resigned as District Councillor for Sutton Ward. (11th October 2022) There is now a Notice of Vacancy for Sutton Ward.

Mercians to march through Worksop

On Wednesday 26 October 2022 approximately 90 soldiers from The Mercian Regiment (formally known as the Worcester & Sherwood Foresters Regiment, The Cheshire Regiment and The Staffordshire Regiment) will be Exercising the Right to the Freedom of Worksop and Retford.

Council Grants support Cost of Living measures

Bassetlaw District Council has awarded £65,000 in grants to local organisations to support their work in helping residents deal with the rising cost of living.

Worksop Market Goes Vegan

Vegan Market Co is bringing a variety of vegan businesses to Worksop to showcase their ethical products and encourage sustainable shopping within Bassetlaw.

Stay safe whilst being spooky this Halloween

Bassetlaw District Council and Nottinghamshire Police are encouraging residents to stay safe whilst celebrating Halloween, and to be aware that even though Halloween is a time that many enjoy, not everybody likes to join in.

Council Leader tells Chancellor: Don’t take it out on Bassetlaw

Council Leader James Naish has written to the new Chancellor to ask him to stand-up for Bassetlaw – and insists that the local community shouldn’t pay the price for the economic crisis made worse by the recent mini budget.

Council secures Government Grant to decarbonise Queen’s Buildings

Bassetlaw District Council is cutting its carbon footprint and reducing its reliance on fossil fuels thanks to a Government grant to fully decarbonise Queen’s Buildings, which contains the Council’s Head Office, Worksop Job Centre and Worksop Police Station.

Deadline close for extra £150 payments

Residents who were not previously eligible to claim £150 to cover rising fuel bills as part of the Government’s Council Tax Energy Rebate Scheme have until the end of November to apply for additional funding.