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Tuesday: 9.30 - 1.15 & 2.00 - 6.30
Thursday: 9.30 - 1.00
Friday: 9.30 - 1.15 & 2.00 - 5.30
Saturday: 9.30 - 12.30
Monday, Wednesday & Sunday: Closed


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Edwinstowe Resident Information

Welcome to the Edwinstowe resident home page, check this page regularly for all the latest news and events around the village or use the links to find information on local organisations, our village hall, safer neighbourhood our village magazine and much more.

Local News and Events

Evening and Weekend GP Appointments Now Available

9th July 2018

Did you know you can now book an evening or weekend GP appointment?

From October 2017, patients registered with a GP practice in Mansfield, Ashfield, Newark and Sherwood can book GP appointments on weekdays between 6.30pm and 8pm and on Saturday mornings.

For full details please click the link below.


The OVO Energy Tour of Britain

updated 5th July 2018

Enter our competition to win the Tour of Britain best dressed town or village! For full details click the link below.

The OVO Energy Tour of Britain is coming to the district in September and is passing through Edwinstowe on Saturday 8th September.

For full details please click the link below.


Dukeries Singers July Update

3rd July 2018

Find out the latest from the Dukeries Singers via the link below.


Nottinghamshire Police - seeking to recruit 'Special Constables'

27th June 2018

From today (Friday 22 June), Nottinghamshire Police will be on the hunt for more men and women to join the Force as volunteer police officers - known as Special Constables

Special Constables are fully trained and warranted officers who perform the same duties, wear the same uniform and have the same powers in law as their full-time 'regular' counterparts In Nottinghamshire, Specials perform a wide range of duties including forming part of dedicated Neighbourhood and Response Teams, as well as forming part of specialist teams which include Public Protection, Rural and Wildlife Crime, Operational Support, Corporate Communication, Operational Planning and more…

Specials come from all walks of life and bring with them an array of skills and experiences which complement those of the Force's full-time workforce.

The Force is hoping receive applications from those who want to give something back to their community whilst enjoying the role of a Special Constable alongside their existing careers.

If you're wanting to establish a challenging and rewarding chapter in your life, or if you're retired and want to simply give something back, there's not been a better time than now to consider singing up as a Special Constable.

If you know a colleague, family member or friend who’d make a good Special Constable, please do encourage them to apply! Recruitment closes Friday 6 July 2018.


Dukeries Singers - Milton Mausoleum - 21st July

26th June 2018

The Dukeries Singers will be at the Milton Mausoleum, The Avenue Milton, NG22 0PW on Saturday 21st July as part of the Sounds of Summer concert.

Starting at 7pm, tickets are £8.

For full details and more information on events at Milton Mausoleum, please click the link below.


Pointer Rescue Service are celebrating 45 years

26th June 2018

The Pointer Rescue Service are celebrating 45 years with a fun weekend on 8th & 9th September, 2018 at fields between Clipstone and Kings Clipstone in Nottinghamshire (the closest postcode is NG21 9BJ). Although the predominant breed will be Pointers, we welcome all dogs to bring their owners to this event.

There will be live music, food, bar, dog show and dog display team and a quiet area for dogs who are not comfortable with crowds. There will be an off lead area too.

For full details visit the website via the link below.


Edwinstowe Conservation Area - Find out more!

22nd June 2018

Come and find out about how Edwinstowe has developed our conservation area and what it means to you at the Edwinstowe Library on Saturday 21st July from 10am until 12.30pm.

For full details please click the link below.


Dog Bins & Grit Bins in Edwinstowe

Updated 22nd June 2018

For the location of all dog bins and grit in Edwinstowe, please download the map via the link below.


Sherwood Forest Visitor Centre

updated 15th June 2018

Local MP gives thumbs up to ‘safer’ barrier thanks to Woodhead.

Latest Newsletter

Please find a link to the Spring newsletter for the Visitor Centre Project below.

Visit Sherwood Website

The RSPB have released a new website promoting Sherwood Forest. Please visit the website via the link below.

Read the full story on our dedicated page via the link below.


Edwinstowe Library Modernisation

14th June 2018

Edwinstowe Library is being refurbished and we would like your help.

The library will close in the autumn of 2018 and reopen early in the new year. The modernisation will include general building work- for increased building efficiency and improved customer access; redecoration and new flooring; new shelving and furniture; an accessible customer toilet and a meeting room.

We would now like your view on the services that we provide.

We will be hosting a number of consultation sessions for you to talk to us about the modernisation and for you to suggest your ideas.

In addition, you can get involved by completing our online survey. You can also keep up to speed with the progress of the refurbishment by visiting the website via the links below.

Consultation sessions will take place within and outside the library at these times:

  • Saturday 21st July 10.00am - 12.30pm
  • Tuesday 24th July 2.00pm - 4.30pm
  • Thursday 26th July 10.00am - 12.30pm

You will able to have your say on how YOU would like to use YOUR library, and help to influence the learning and cultural activities that will take place in your community.


Robert Woodhead Home at Rufford Pastures

14th June 2018

Robert Woodhead have launched a new section of thier website dedicated to the new Rufford Pastures development in Edwinstowe.

To view details on the houses please visit the website via the link below.


The Cinnamon Trust

8th June 2018

The national charity for elderly and terminally ill people and their pets.

Does your dog miss his daily walk? If you are an elderly or terminally ill owner and would like some help please contact The Cinnamon Trust.

For full details please click the link below.


Belvoir Elderflower Harvest

30th May 2018

Belvoir fruit farms need your picking power!

We are calling you to kindly roll up your sleeves and take to the English hedgerows to help us pick another bumper crop of Elderflowers, so that we may continue to make you your lovely Elderflower Cordial and Elderflower Pressé.

We pay £2.50 per kilo, for your lovely Elderflower. We like elderflower heads, so no stalks please, and they need to be fresh so please deliver the flowers on the same day you picked them because they go brown very quickly and become unusable.

For full details click the links below.


The 34th Annual Robin Hood Festival

14th May 2018

The 34th annual Robin Hood Festival will take place from the 27th August until the 2nd September at Sherwood Forest.

Visit the website via the link below for all the latest information.


Beat Surgery Dates

11th May 2018

There will be Beat Surgeries held at the Parish Council Office, Village Hall on the following:

Thursday 17th May at 11am
Thursday 14th June at 11am
Wednesday 19th July at 11am


Nottinghamshire Women's Aid - Domestic Abuse Drop-Ins

1st May 2018

Nottinghamshire Women's Aid provide domestic abuse drop in sessions, providing confidential support and information for women by women.

Female Support Workers provide one to one information and support to women regarding domestic abuse issues. No appointment is needed.

For full details please click the link below or call The Farr Centre on 01909 533 610.

There is a 24 hour free phone helpline in Nottinghamshire for women experiencing domestic abuse / violence. To talk to someone about what you are going through or to get help to leave contact: 0808 800 0340


The Echium Garden & Plant Nursery Open Days

11th April 2018

The Echium Garden & Plant Nursery are holding open days from Sunday 6th May 2018.

See the national collection of Echium, admission for adults £3, children are free

Groups welcome and talks available. For full details visit the website via the link below.


Trial of Physical Activity Assisted Reduction of Smoking

8th March 2018

Would you like to reduce your smoking, but aren't ready to quit? Why not join a study which may help?

For full details please click the link below.


Join the Veterans Together Network

8th March 2018

Have you served in the armed forces? Are you over 65?

There are over 43,000 verterans in Nottinghamshire, so lets get together.

For full details on the Veterans Together Network please click the links below.


UK Government Smart Meters Rollout 2020

22nd February 2018

The Government is rolling out smart meters into all homes and businesses before 2020. However, research shows that a huge percentage of the population are still not aware of the options available.

Provided below are links to full guides for domestic and non-domestic smart meters.


Care & Share Support Group

29th January 2018

Do you support someone living with dementia?

Join the Care & Share Group at their self-help support group based in Mansfield on the 2nd Tuesday of every month from 1pm - 3pm at St Peter's Church, Church Side, Mansfield, NG18 1AP.

For full details click the link below.


Extension of the Robin Hood Line to Edwinstowe & Ollerton

updated 13th September 2017

Help support the idea of reopening the railway by writing to the Department for Transport no later than the 11th October 2017. Please click the 'Let's Get the Trains Back' link below for full details.

Find out the latest update on petition requesting the extension of the Robin Hood Line to Edwinstowe and Ollerton via the link below.


Fracking survey firm gets injunction to stop unlawful protests

7th August 2017

Energy giant Ineos has secured a High Court injunction prohibiting unlawful activities such as trespass or obstruction at its shale gas sites.

Read the full article from the Nottingham Post via the link below.


Whats On at The Abbey Road Community Centre

updated 21st March 2017

Find out what activities and groups are at The Abbey Road Community Centre. For full details click the link below.


Bulky waste collections

20th March 2017

Newark & Sherwood District Council provide a collection service for items of household waste which will not fit into the green bin such as furniture, garden rubbish and additional sacks of waste.

For full details on this service please visit the Newark & Sherwood District Council web page via the link below.


Information about the Planning Process at Local Level

20th March 2017

Please click the link below for details on the planning process at local level.


Dog Fouling

21st February 2017

Dogs are valued members of families, companions and friends to many. They should not cause serious problems for others but thousands are received every year by council dog wardens accross the country. The most common complaint? Fouling.

Dog dirt is unpleasant, smelly and may carry diseases and parasites which can affect both humans and dogs alike. Leaving your dog's mess in public places is an offence against the law and you can be fined up to £1000.

Newark and Sherwood District Council dog wardens are giving offenders Fixed Penalty Fine: DON'T BE ONE OF THEM!


Nottinghamshire County Council Statement - Fracking and Sherwood Forest

3rd January 2017

Sally Gill, Head of Planning at Nottinghamshire County Council said: "Any reports of fracking in Sherwood Forest are without foundation. The County Council has not received any planning applications for shale gas development which involve fracking, either at Sherwood Forest or anywhere else in the county."

"We have not received planning applications for any oil or gas extraction in or near Sherwood Forest Country Park."
"We want to reassure residents that any planning applications for shale gas development made in Nottinghamshire that are forthcoming in the future would be widely publicised and consulted on before decisions are made on their suitability."

"Our world famous Sherwood Forest Country Park, which is also home to the Major Oak and many other ancient oaks, is a Site of Special Scientific Interest, a Special Area of Conservation and is part of the Sherwood Forest National Nature Reserve. Conservation of its ecology and natural habitats are paramount and the County Council will do everything in its power to ensure its heritage and conservation is protected now and for future generations."

"The planning process is part of a comprehensive regime of regulation involving a number of agencies."


Citizens Advice - Ollerton Drop in Advice Sessions

26th May 2016

The Citizens Advice hold drop in sessions at 5 Forest Court, New Ollerton on Monday, Wednesday & Friday from 9.30am until 2.30pm.

Find out about the services provided by the Citizens Advice via the link below.


Mansfield District Local Plan - Consultation Draft

8th January 2016

Mansfield District Council want to make sure that you have the opportunity to let them know what you think, so they are consulting on the Local Plan for a six week period. This is in accordance with Regulation 18 of the Town and County Planning (Local Planning) (England) Regulations 2012.

You can make comments on the Local Plan Consultation Draft from 11th January 2016 to 22 February 2016. All comments received will be used to inform the Publication Draft of the plan which will be published later this year.

You can view a copy of the document at the Civic Centre, Chesterfield Road South Mansfield, NG19 7BH, as well as at all libraries across the district during advertised opening hours throughout the consultation period.

We are holding a number of public exhibitions, highlighting what is happening in various parts of the district. The timetable for these and full details of the Local Plan are available on the Mansfield District Council website via the link below.


Walking Routes around Edwinstowe

updated 30th November 2015

Please download the map via the link below for a comprehensive map of all the walks around Edwinstowe.

A new 5 mile circular walk along the River Maun and through Sherwood Forest has been added below.

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Trading Standards - No Uninvited Caller Stickers

4th June 2014

If you would like a 'No Uninvited Callers' doorstep sticker, you can request one free of charge from Trading Standards via the following methods:

Online: Here >>>

Telephone: 01623 452005

For further advice or if wish to report a matter to Trading Standards, please call Citizens Advice Consumer Service on 08454 04 05 06. Textphone users can dial 18001 and then 08454 04 05 06.


Nottinghamshire Alert

Updated 1st January 2014

Nottinghamshire Alert is a messaging system that allows Nottinghamshire Police, Neighbourhood Watch and other public organisations to distribute messages concerning community safety to members of the public quickly and efficiently. It is a web-based secure system that allows authorised administrators, including Neighbourhood Policing Teams and Crime Reduction Managers, to log in and send messages to registered members. If you would like to receive all the latest information for Edwinstowe you can register Here.


The Facts About Fracking

15th August 2013

Nottinghamshire County Council is publishing a fracking factsheet for residents following a surge in enquiries prompted by recent media coverage on the issue.

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