September 2022

Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II - 1926-2022

The Chairman's statement on the death of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.

Vice Chair leaves tribute to Queen

This morning, Vice Chairman of Bassetlaw District Council, Cllr Gillian Freeman placed floral tributes in Worksop and Retford as a mark of respect following the passing of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.

Proclamation Day – Sunday 11th September

The local Proclamation will take place this Sunday (11 September) from 3.00pm in both Retford and Worksop.

Commemorative Service – Sunday 18th September

A Commemorative Service for Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II will be held at the Priory of Our Lady and St Cuthbert in Worksop on Sunday 18th September from 6:00pm.

Bin collection days - week commencing 19 September 2022

There will be no refuse collections on Monday 19 September, the date of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II’s State Funeral, which will be a national bank holiday.

Hundreds of residents set to benefit from second energy rebate scheme

Bassetlaw District Council has launched a second Council Tax Energy Rebate Scheme that will enable hundreds of residents who were not previously eligible to claim £150 to cover rising fuel bills.

Statement on Closure of Doncaster Sheffield Airport

Following today’s announcement by the Peel Group that they intend to wind down operations at Doncaster Sheffield Airport, Cllr James Naish, Leader of Bassetlaw District Council, said:

Bassetlaw responds to Airport Strategic Review

Bassetlaw District Council leaders have submitted a comprehensive report to the owners of Doncaster Sheffield Airport (DSA) which highlights that while there could be wide-reaching implications for our whole community should the airport close, there are a wide range of opportunities still to be pursued by the Airport which could help to protect DSA for future generations.

Bassetlaw Welcomes New Leader

Bassetlaw District Council’s new leader has highlighted tackling the cost of living crisis as one of his top priorities as he takes up his new role.