October 2023

New Bassetlaw Accessibility Guide is live

Bassetlaw District Council has partnered with AccessAble; the UK’s leading provider of detailed disabled access information to promote accessible venues within the district.

Middletons Yard Celebrates Official Opening

Bassetlaw District Council has officially opened its thriving new business hub in Worksop town centre that provides facilities and support for up to 30 small and micro businesses.

An Evening of Victorian Elegance with a Spooky Twist

Bassetlaw Museum is delighted to present 'An Evening of Victorian Elegance with a Spooky Twist,' an event that promises a unique blend of history, fashion and Halloween excitement. This event will take place on Thursday, 26th October 2023, from 6.30 to 8.30 pm offering visitors an exclusive peek into the Victorian era.

Flooding Update for Bassetlaw

There are Flood Warnings in place for communities across Bassetlaw. This means that flooding is expected.

Severe flood warnings are issued for parts of Retford

People in parts of Retford are advised to evacuate their homes after severe flood warnings are issued.

Retford flood alert downgraded

Following the announcement by the Environment Agency to remove the Severe Flood Warning in Retford, people are advised they should maintain high levels of vigilance and continue to check flood alerts relating to where they live as a flood warning remains in place for the town and surrounding areas.

Information and advice on flood recovery efforts

We’re working hard to help communities clean up following the flooding in areas of Bassetlaw over the weekend, and today we have started to clear away items damaged by floodwater, and clean streets of detritus and debris.

Retford flood warning downgraded to flood alert

The flood warning previously put in place by the Environment Agency for Retford has now been downgraded to a flood alert.

Support for flood-hit homes and businesses

On Wednesday, the Government announced a package of support for people who have suffered internal flood damage to their homes and businesses.

New Accelerator business support programme announced for Bassetlaw

Bassetlaw businesses are to receive a significant boost to their growth plans, thanks to the launch of the Bassetlaw Accelerator project. The project is funded by the UK Government through the UK Shared Prosperity Fund (UKSPF) and East Midlands Chamber. It signals a new era of local place-based support for the district and offers support to businesses at any stage of development.