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Another difficult year as we continue to battle covid, says district council leader

Another difficult year as we continue to battle covid, says district council leader

Another difficult year as we continue to battle covid, says district council leader

Well, it’s been another difficult year as we continue battling covid-19, writes Newark and Sherwood District Council leader David Lloyd.


Councillors agree plans to temporarily extend concrete business for five years

Councillors agree plans to temporarily extend concrete business for five years

Councillors agree plans to temporarily extend concrete business for five years

Permission to temporarily extend a concrete business for five years was granted at the applicant's request.


Newark MP calls for showground vaccine centre to re-open amid rise in covid infections

Newark MP calls for showground vaccine centre to re-open amid rise in covid infections

Newark MP calls for showground vaccine centre to re-open amid rise in covid infections

The vaccination centre at Newark Showground should be re-opened to help deliver the ambitious covid booster roll-out, says Robert Jenrick.

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Councillors vote to close children's home despite assurances it wouldn't shut

Councillors vote to close children's home despite assurances it wouldn't shut

Councillors vote to close children's home despite assurances it wouldn't shut

A children’s home will close for good after councillors said it was not fit for purpose.

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MP county council leader to vote against government covid restrictions

MP county council leader to vote against government covid restrictions

MP county council leader to vote against government covid restrictions

The county council leader who is also an MP said he will vote against the government’s new covid restrictions.

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Reflecting on events of the past 12 months — Mark Spencer MP

Reflecting on events of the past 12 months — Mark Spencer MP

Reflecting on events of the past 12 months — Mark Spencer MP

As we come to the end of 2021, I would like to reflect and take stock of what we have seen over the past 12 months, writes Sherwood MP Mark Spencer.

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Home-working from Monday as government enacts Plan B over fast-spreading omicron variant

Home-working from Monday as government enacts Plan B over fast-spreading omicron variant

Home-working from Monday as government enacts Plan B over fast-spreading omicron variant

The government has moved to Plan B and the nation is urged to work from home from Monday.

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Newark and Sherwood MPs stay tight-lipped over Downing Street Christmas party reports

Newark and Sherwood MPs stay tight-lipped over Downing Street Christmas party reports

Newark and Sherwood MPs stay tight-lipped over Downing Street Christmas party reports

The Newark and Sherwood MPs are staying tight-lipped over reports of a Downing Street Christmas party last year.

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Christmas 'work from home' plans drawn up

Christmas 'work from home' plans drawn up

Christmas 'work from home' plans drawn up

The government is drawing up new work from home plans in an attempt to slow the spread of the omicron variant, it was reported today.


Festive free the trees victory party organised in Newark this weekend

Festive free the trees victory party organised in Newark this weekend

Festive free the trees victory party organised in Newark this weekend

A victory party to celebrate a decision to save four age-old trees in Newark has been organised.


Council improvement board hopes to draw a line under 'dreadful' behaviour

Council improvement board hopes to draw a line under 'dreadful' behaviour

Council improvement board hopes to draw a line under 'dreadful' behaviour

It is hoped the setting up of an improvement board to drive change at a town council will draw a line under 'dreadful' behaviour.


Fresh face announced as council association head

Fresh face announced as council association head

Fresh face announced as council association head

The new president of the Nottinghamshire Association of Local Councils has been announced.


Children's home recommended for permanent closure despite council assurances to the contrary

Children's home recommended for permanent closure despite council assurances to the contrary

Children's home recommended for permanent closure despite council assurances to the contrary

Families of Nottinghamshire's most vulnerable children are on their knees as a council looks to renege on a promise not to close a children's home.

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Formidable yet kind: Revered politician dedicated her life to public service

Formidable yet kind: Revered politician dedicated her life to public service

Formidable yet kind: Revered politician dedicated her life to public service

A councillor who dedicated her life's work to helping people in the communities she served for decades has died.


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