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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

Bassetlaw Junior Cricket League Finals Day

24th February 2017

The Bassetlaw Junior Cricket League Finals day will be held on 16th July at Thoresby Colliery Cricket Club Fourth Ave Edwinstowe..U11's @ 10.30am. U13's @1.30pm and U15's @4.30pm This years event is sponsored by the Edwinstowe & Dukeries Lions.

Site Preparation Work at Forest Corner

updated 23rd February 2017

With planning permission now in place, the RSPB and its partners are set to push forward with the development of the new Sherwood Forest Visitor Centre. While construction work is not due to start until the spring, contractors are now beginning to prepare the Forest Corner site.

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

Thoresby development planning application

22nd February 2017

Full details on the Thoresby development planning application are now available on the Newark & Sherwood District Council website via the link below.

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!

Temporary Road Closure in Edwinstowe

21st February 2017

Greenwood Avenue, Edwinstowe from its junction with East Lane for a distance of 20 metres in an easterly direction will be closed from 08:00 hours on Sunday 12th March until 18:00 hours on Tuesday 14th March whilst a new electric supply is laid.

For full details and the diversion plan click the links below.

Warm Homes on Prescription

21st February 2017

Newark and Sherwood District Council has grant funding available to help you keep warm and well this winter.

The aim is to help low income residents with cold sensitive long-term health conditions to achieve affordable warmth. For full details and to find out if you are eligible please click the link below.

Temporary Road Closure in Kings Clipstone

21st February 2017

The following roads will be temporarily closed for carriageway resurfacing and associated works from 07:30 hours on Monday 6th March until 17:00 hours on Friday 17th March. Each road will reopen at 17:00 hours each evening and will close again at 07:30 hours. They are also expected to remain open over the weekend.

  1. B6030 Mansfield Road, Kings Clipstone for its whole length.
  2. B6030 Main Road, Kings Clipstone for its whole length.
  3. B6030 Clipstone Road, Kings Clipstone from outside The Dog & Duck Restaurant to its junction with Mill Lane (Edwinstowe).
  4. Gorsethorpe Lane, Kings Clipstone from its junction with B6030 Mansfield Road to its junction with Squires Lane.

For full details and the diversion plan click the links below.

Road Works - Temporary Right Turn Bans in Rufford

21st February 2017

The following right turn bans and a 40mph speed restriction will be in place from 18:00 hours on Sunday 26th February until 17:00 hours on Sunday the 5th March to allow essential water mains works for the following:

  1. Vehicles will be prohibited from turning right from A614 Old Rufford Road, Rufford (Northbound), into May Lodge Drive.
  2. Vehicles will be prohibited from turning right from May Lodge Drive, Rufford into A614 Old Rufford Road.

For full details and the diversion plan click the links below.

Edwinstowe & The Dukeries Lions Club - Grand Fashion Show

20th February 2017

The Edwinstowe & the Dukeries Lions Club are holding a grand fashion show on Friday 3rd March at 7.30pm in the South Forest Complex, Edwinstowe, NG21 9JF.

Tickets are £5 which include a glass or wine or a soft drink. There are great brands available at discounted prices from sizes 8 to 30. For ticket information call 07779 338 887.

Laxton History Group Booklets

10th February 2017

In January Laxton History Group members launched three more booklets based on their research into Laxton in 1900 - 1920. The work was funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund. In June the first four booklets in the series were launched and copies were given to people who attended our event then.

The print run of the new booklets was sufficient for everyone who had the original four to have the new ones as well and we invite anyone who would like copies to make contact via or on 01777 871506.

Dukeries Singers March Update

9th February 2017

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

Beat Surgery Dates

31st January 2017

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

Monday 27th Feb at 11am
Thursday 23rd March at 11am
Thursday 27th April 11am

Edwinstowe Safer Neighbourhood Group Meeting

30th January 2017

There will be a Safer Neighbourhood Group Meeting held on Tuesday 28th February at 6.00pm in the Village Hall.

Safer Neighbourhood Group meetings bring together representatives from local communities to identify and tackle issues of concern in your neighbourhood, such as crime, anti social behaviour, graffiti, noisy neighbours, vandalism, inconsiderate parking, dog fouling, footpath obstructions, etc, and to bring these to the attention of police, councillors and partners to find solutions to your problems.

We want to hear what you think are the main safety issues affecting your community.

This meeting will be attended by representative/s from Nottinghamshire Police and all Edwinstowe representatives and residents are urged to attend so that you can decide what your Community Safety priorities are.

Plan Review

13th January 2017

Through the development of planning policy and the decision making on individual planning applications N&SDC aim to promote sustainable development. In order to ensure that this continues to be the case N&SDC regularly review their planning policy.

Following consultation on the first part of the Preferred Approach stage, concerning 'strategy', N&SDC are now in a position to consult on the remaining elements through the - 'Preferred Approach Sites & Settlements' and 'Preferred Approach - Town Centres & Retail' papers.

To attend one of the consultation please click the link below.

Come and Sing with Daytime Voices

updated 4th January 2017

Ever wanted to sing in a choir but never quite got round to joining one, or perhaps you just love singing and would like to join a choir which meets during the day?

If the answer is ‘YES’ then why not join Ollerton Daytime Voices. The rehearsal venue is easy to find, situated on the main road into New Ollerton (heading north). Ollerton Methodist Church, Forest Road, Ollerton on Thursdays from 10am - 12noon.

First rehearsal in 2017 - Thursday 12th January.

For full details please click the link below:

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."

Dancing Classes

14th December 2016

There will be dancing classes starting at Egmanton Village Hall every Saturday from the 4th February 2017.

NATD and ISTD qualified Ballroom, Latin and Salsa classes.
Under 7's - 9.30-10.30am
Over 7's - 10.30-12.30pm

Adult classes and private lessons also available. For more information contact Jil on: 07790 601 877

Shale Wealth Fund - Government Consultation

15th September 2016

On 8th August 2016 the Government launched a consultation seeking views on the delivery method and priorities of the Shale Wealth Fund. This includes the potential option for payments to be made directly to households affected by shale gas developments.

The Government is keen to hear directly from individuals or from organisations, such as charities, businesses, local authorities and community groups.

A copy of the consultation document, which includes a number of questions, can be viewed by clicking on the link below.

Whats On at The Abbey Road Community Centre

12th September 2016

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

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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Crime Statistics

27th October 2015

You can view the latest crime figures for Ollerton, Clipstone and surrounding villages including Edwinstowe at the link below.

Edwinstowe Skate Park

Updated 16th September 2014

The Edwinstowe Skate Park operational management plan is released.

This plan include details of the signage to be erected (appropriate usage, emergency contact numbers and how to report defects), the maintenance arrangements for the site, management oversight arrangements and possibly the establishment of a user group as a liaison mechanism between the providers and those who benefit from the skate park.

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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