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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

Public Fracking Meeting

Updated 24th May 2017

There will be a public meeting on Fracking on Tuesday 6th June, 7pm at the Edwinstowe Village Hall. Present at the meeting will be representatives from INEOS.


Beat Surgery Dates

15th May 2017

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

Wednesday 24th May at 11am
Thursday 29th June at 10.30am
Tuesday 25th July at 10.30am
Monday 21st August at 11am


Do You Want To Improve Your Local Community?

9th May 2017

Have you got big ideas?, Newark & Sherwood Homes want to hear from you!

Newark & Sherwood Homes are launching a community grant to support groups delivering projects to make a difference for the people and environment within Newark and Sherwood District.

The deadline for first allocations is Friday 16th June 2017 so get in touch now for more information and an application form. To get in touch with the subject 'Community Grant Enquiry'.


Temporary Road Closure in Edwinstowe

9th May 2017

There will be temporary closure of East Lane, Edwinstowe from its junction with Greenwood Avenue to its junction with Lynds Close from 08:00 hours until 17:00 hours on Sunday 21st May 2017.

For full details and a closure plan please click the links below.


Temporary Road Closure in Newark & Sherwood Area

updated 9th May 2017

Proposed dates have been revised for these roadworks. Please click the full details link below.

For details on road closures taking place on the A1133, Newark Road Boughton & the A614 Blyth Road between Tuesday 18th April and Friday 30th June please click on the links below.


Dukeries Singers June Update

3rd May 2017

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


Sherwood Forest Vistor Centre - Work begins on the East Side

updated 2nd May 2017

Woodhead Construction begin work on the east side of the site (east of Swinecote Road) on Tuesday 2nd May. Works will comprise a new access road, car parking bays, a coach parking area and the hardstanding for the fairground.

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


Edwinstowe Hospice Support Group Plant Sale and Coffee Morning

28th April 2017

There will be a coffee morning and plant sale on Saturday 20th May in the Village Hall, Edwinstowe from 10.00 until 11.45am.

A large selection of interesting and unusual plants for sale including ferns, perennials, veg plants, shrubs and small trees. Also a variety of stalls including cakes and raffles.


Little Oaks Summer Ball

27th April 2017

Little Oaks Playgroup are holding a black tie summer ball at South Forest Leisure Centre on Friday 30th June including a 3 course meal, disco and exclusive raffle quizzes.

Tickets are £25 available from playgroup or call 07779 596 996.


The Beat - April 2017

21st April 2017

The latest edition of The Beat is now available form the Notts Police and Crime Commissioner.

Click the link below to view.


Dog Bin Locations

18th April 2017

For a full list of dog bin locations around the village please click the link below:


If Old Trees Could Talk

18th April 2017

Ancient trees are not only fantastic hosts for wildlife, but many also have fascinating stories associated with them. They can provide local and national landmarks. Some have witnessed, or have even been responsible for, key points in British history. Others have influenced our greatest poets and artists. Yet others are closely connected to folklore.

This lecture will be held on Friday 26th May from 7pm - 9.30pm (approx) including a short wander out in to the forest to get up close and personal with some of our famous and iconic trees.

Places limited so pre-booking essential on 01623 823202, not suitable for younger children.


Echium Garden Open For Charity

24th March 2017

The Echium Garden, Edwinstowe House, High Street, Edwinstowe will be open for charity on Monday 29th May from 11am - 3pm.

Adults £3, Children free. Light refreshments provided.


Hetty's

22nd March 2017

Drug and or Alcohol misuse may be happening in your home or affecting someone close to you. You may feel alone, unable to cope, frightened, angry or confused. However you are not to blame. Families are often crucial to recovery and Hetty’s can offer you strength to feel you can cope better.

Hetty’s provides a free confidential telephone support line 08000 850 941 or 01623 643 476 which is open seven days a week, all year around, between the times of 9.00a.m. to 7.00p.m.

For full details and useful information on drug, alcohol and kinship please click the links 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.


Extension of the Robin Hood Line to Edwinstowe & Ollerton

17th March 2017

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


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.


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!


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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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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