September 2018

New accommodation for hospital leavers

The Council has purchased two bungalows in a bid to offer improved housing services to its residents and ease the pressure on the NHS and Adult Social Care provision in the District.

Important changes to licensing of Houses in Multiple Occupation (HMO)

The legislation in relation to HMO mandatory licensing scheme has changed

Retford market place - police incident

Retford Town Hall and our Offices at 17b The Square are now open following a Police Incident.

Vote for your favourite park in Bassetlaw

Whether you enjoy visiting a park or green space to play football, walk the dog, exercise or simply get away from the hustle and bustle, if you think your favourite deserves to be in the top 10 People’s Choice then cast your vote.

Have your say on council tax reduction scheme

Bassetlaw District Council is consulting on the options available for the Local Council Tax Reduction (CTR) scheme for 2019 - 20 following ongoing reductions in funding from the Government.

Seven-day knife amnesty

People are being encouraged to dispose of their unwanted knives during a seven-day knife amnesty, as part of the national knife crime campaign Operation Sceptre.

Important changes to licensing of houses in multiple occupation

News about the changes to Houses in Multiple Occupation Licensing.

Heritage lottery fund helps tell the pilgrim roots story

More than 400 years after the Pilgrim Leaders, William Bradford and William Brewster, escaped religious persecution in Bassetlaw and began their arduous journey to the New World, the origins of their story will be retold, thanks to a National Lottery grant, awarded through the Heritage Lottery Fund. (HLF)

Paving stone laid to remember Worksop’s Victoria Cross hero

The 100th Anniversary of Sergeant William Henry Johnson being awarded the Victoria Cross will be marked with the laying of a commemorative paving stone in Worksop’s Memorial Gardens.