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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

Advance Roadworks Bulletin - Sherwood Pines Concerts

25th April 2018

There will be a temporary 40mph speed restriction & right and left turn bans on the B6030 Clipstone Road, Kings Clipstone for 1,150 metres outside the entrance to Sherwood Pines for the Sherwood Pines Concerts.

These restrictions will be in place on the following days and times:

  1. From 18:00 hours until 23:59 hours on Friday 22nd June 2018
  2. From 18:00 hours until 23:59 hours on Saturday 23rd June 2018
  3. From 18:00 hours until 23:59 hours on Sunday 24th June 2018

For full details please click the links below.

Temporary Road Closures in Edwinstowe & Farnsfield

18th April 2018

There will be temporary closure of the roads listed below from 07:00 hours on Wednesday 25th April 2018 until 18:00 hours on Thursday 26th April 2018 inclusive:

  1. Newbery Close, Edwinstowe for its whole length
  2. Main Marion Drive, Edwinstowe for its whole length
  3. Long Meadow, Farnsfield for its whole length

For full details please click the links below.

Temporary Road Closures in Edwinstowe

17th April 2018

There will be temporary closure of the roads listed below as and when necessary as work progresses from 08:00 hours on Tuesday 24th April 2018 until 17:00 hours on Thursday 26th April 2018 inclusive:

  1. Birkland Drive, Edwinstowe for its whole length
  2. Cavendish Avenue, Edwinstowe for its whole length.
  3. Clumber Avenue, Edwinstowe for its whole length.
  4. Greendale Avenue, Edwinstowe for its whole length.
  5. Lintin Avenue, Edwinstowe for its whole length.
  6. Mansfield Road (Service Road), Edwinstowe from its junction with Welbeck Drive to its junction with Birkland Drive.
  7. Manvers Crescent, Edwinstowe for its whole length.
  8. Normanton Close, Edwinstowe for its whole length.
  9. Oak Tree Avenue, Edwinstowe for its whole length.
  10. Paddock Close, Edwinstowe for its whole length.
  11. Parkside Road, Edwinstowe for its whole length.
  12. Perlethorpe Close, Edwinstowe for its whole length.
  13. Sherwood Avenue, Edwinstowe for its whole length.
  14. St Edwin’s Drive, Edwinstowe for its whole length.
  15. St Mary’s Drive, Edwinstowe for its whole length.
  16. Thoresby Avenue, Edwinstowe from its junction with Thoresby Drive to its junction with Sherwood Avenue.
  17. Thoresby Drive, Edwinstowe for its whole length.

For full details please click the links below.

Richard durrant Stringhenge Tour by Bicycle comes to St Mary's Church 13 June

17th April 2018

On Wednesday 13th June there will be a charity concert at 7.30pm in St Mary's Church to support the work of The Sherwood Forest Trust. Tickets £15, Under 18's £5.

Concert guitarist and composer Richard Durrant is to tour the UK in 2018 as part of his Stringhenge album launch.
The ten date tour starts at St Magnus Cathedral, Orkney and finishes in Sussex on 21st June (midsummer's eve in) Brighton and Bexhill Festival on 22nd June. Richard will cycle between each concert on this three week, 1,000 mile, musical adventure and will play British folk music, Durrant originals and music by JS Bach.

Durrant cites the British landscape as the main inspiration for this tour and accompanying album Stringhenge (a double album available on vinyl, CD and download). But the instruments played at each gig also played a huge part in the formation of this project.

Says Durrant: I'm lucky to be playing what I believe to be the world's most beautiful concert guitar. It was made from 5,000 year old English Oak by the Lincolnshire Luthier Gary Southwell and the instrument feels like a sacred object. You will also hear my four string tenor guitar (the Uffington Tenor by Ian Chisholm) and a ukulele set aside purely for the music of JS Bach.

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.

Edwinstowe Safer Neighbourhood Group Meeting

10th April 2018

There will be a Safer Neighbourhood Group Meeting held on Thursday 24th April 2018 at 6.00pm in the Village Hall, Mansfield Road, Edwinstowe.

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.

Hedgehog Awareness Week

28th March 2018

Hedgehog awareness week is from the 6th until the 12th May 2018.

For full details please visit the British Hedgehog Preservation Society via the link below.

Sherwood Forest Visitor Centre

updated 28th March 2018

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

Latest Newsletter

Please find a link to the January 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.

Temporary 2-Way Traffic Signals - High Street

22nd March 2018

There will be temporary 2-way traffic signals on the B6034 High Street, Edwinstowe from Friday 20th April until Tuesday 1st May.

For full details please click the links below.

Temporary Road Closures in Ollerton

20th March 2018

There will be temporary road closure of the A614 Old Rufford Road, Ollerton – for 10 metres each side of the Railway Bridge from the following dates and times:

  1. From 21:00 hours on Sunday 13th May 2018 until 06:00 hours on Monday 14th May 2018 inclusive.
  2. From 21:00 hours on Monday 14th May 2018 until 06:00 hours on Tuesday 15th May 2018 inclusive.
  3. From 21:00 hours on Tuesday 15th May 2018 until 06:00 hours on Wednesday 16th May 2018 inclusive.
  4. From 21:00 hours on Wednesday 16th May 2018 until 06:00 hours on Thursday 17th May 2018 inclusive.

For full details please click the links below.

The Beat - March 2018

16th March 2018

The latest edition of The Beat from Notts Police and Crime Commissioner Paddy Tipping is now available.

For full details click the link below.

Cemetery Sub-Committee

14th March 2018

We respect the fact that the cemetery is the last resting place of friends and relatives and want to keep it as nice as possible. We all agree that the cemetery looks beautiful and maintained to a high standard.

In view of this, we have made some adjustments to the cemetery rules which will be read out later. We hope the new rules will address some of the concerns that have been raised.

The sub-committee meeting took place at Forest Cemetery and the Village Hall. All items were discussed at length.

The full minutes of the meeting are available for anyone who wants to see them.

Sub-Committee meetings are open to the public. As Chair of the Cemetery Sub Committee, I can decide to allow members of the public to speak.

Any concerns raised between meetings should be referred to the Parish Council Office and they can be forwarded to the appropriate committee.

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.

Dukeries Singers April Update

6th March 2018

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

Redevelopment of Edwinstowe House

27th February 2018

Robert Woodhead Ltd are about to start work on the exciting redevelopment of Edwinstowe House. The development promises todeliver much needed affordable housing for Edwinstowe whilst also making Edwinstowe House more accessible for the community.

For full details please click the link 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.

Applications for grants for ‘Relief in Need’ & Educational Purposes

19th February 2018

The Trustees of the Ann Monday & John Bellamy Charities invite applications for grants for ‘relief in need’ & educational purposes, for residents of Edwinstowe, Budby & Clipstone (including King’s Clipstone).

Requests for more details to be submitted in writing to the Clerk to the Trustees c/o St Mary’s Church Office, Unit 1 Church Farm BC, Edwinstowe NG21 9NJ

Give as much information as you can when contacting the Clerk so guidance may be given for any subsequent application. The closing date for applications is 30 June 2018.

Volunteers needed to run Edwinstowe Youth Club

15th February 2018

Due to changes in circumstances of present volunteers it is becoming difficult to keep the youth club open.

If you are able to offer any help regarding this please get in touch.

Contact Adam Murphy on 07960 481 488 or for more information.

Poem by Cllr Starbrook’s Nephew, Age 8

12th February 2018

Read the poem via the link below.

Be A Hospice Hero!

31st January 2018

Take on a challenge for Notts Hospice!

Nottinghamshire Hospice is an independent, local charity and have been caring for adults living with cancer and other life limiting illnesses, and their families, across Nottinghamshire since 1980. They need to raise £2.7m every year to ensure that people across Nottinghamshire are not alone during the most difficult time of their lives.

When you take on a charity challenge for Nottinghamshire Hospice, you won’t just be getting out of your comfort zone, ticking something off your bucket list or getting fit and healthy – your training and hard work will support people in Nottinghamshire dealing with a life-limiting illness, so you really can change lives.

For full details on the range of challenges you could take on, click the link below.

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.

Dog Bins & Grit Bins in Edwinstowe

16th November 2017

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

Thoresby Miners’ Memorial

9th October 2017

We have reported previously about the Parish Council decision to set up a fund to create a memorial to those miners who died working at Thoresby Colliery. A working group has been set up consisting of Parish Councillors and ex miners and representatives of mining families. So far, about £5500 has been raised through donations. A location has been agreed. There is a garden at the side of the Village Hall on Mansfield Road which is owned by the Parish Council. The tree (which is diseased) and the shrubs will be removed to enable the memorial garden to be created, which will include the memorial, seating and a plaque telling the history of the colliery. The fencing and retaining wall will be refurbished.

The Chair of the working group, Councillor John Peck said, "We now have a site which we will clear shortly. We will be obtaining quotes for a suitable memorial in due course. We are extremely grateful for the generous donations we’ve received so far, but we do need to raise more money to create a memorial garden the village can be proud of. We will be applying for further grants, but individual donations from Edwinstowe residents or businesses would be very welcome." Cheques can be made out to "Edwinstowe Parish Council" and sent or dropped in to the Parish Council Office.

Volunteer for your local hospice!

4th October 2017

Volunteer for your local hospice and help add life to days, please click the link below for full details.

If you would like to book a presentation to discover more about Nottinghamshire hospice, who they are, who they help, what they do and how you can support them, click the link below for more information.

Wheels to Work Nottinghamshire

20th September 2017

Wheels to Work is a transport solution scheme aimed at helping you get over the initial problem of getting to work, training or education.

Wheels to work can provide, a bicycle or moped training if you have your own moped.

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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