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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

Charity Royale Ball

18th July 2017

The Woodhead Group are holding a charity Royale Ball in support of Mind on Friday 15th September 2017 at the Crowne Plaza, Wollaton Street, Nottingham, NG1 5RH.

Free parking is provided with the event starting at 7pm until 1am.

For full details please click the link below.


Summer Fun at the National Civil War Centre

18th July 2017

The National Civil War Centre at Newark Museum are holding Ingenious Inventions from the 29th July until 3rd September.

There will be performances throughout the day and different craft activities daily.

For more details click the link belwo or visit their website.


INEOS Shale - East Midlands Survey 2017

13th July 2017

INEOS Shale is the division within INEOS Upstream Limited dedicated to exploring for gas within the shale layer of rock some 2,000 to 5,000 metres deep underground.

INEOS Shale have launched a three dimensional (3D) seismic survey as part of their plans to develop the nation’s shale gas resources across a 250km2 area of the East Midlands. The data from this extensive survey will provide a clear image of the underground rock structure and assist us in determining our future drilling activities.

Please download the booklet from INEOS Shale below which provides details about the survey which began in June 2017.


Emily's Friendship Group

10th July 2017

Emilys friendship group is on Mondays at the Abbey Road Community Centre in Edwinstowe from 10am - 2pm, £8 per person.

A day to relax and enjoy the company of friends. You can enjoy the activities or simply have a chat. Tea/Toast on arrival, activities, coffee, biscuits, light lunch and refreshements.

For more information contact Emily Knowles on 07702 192 935.


Robin Hood Festival 2017

7th July 2017

The 33rd annual Robin Hood Festival is a week-long celebration of medieval mayhem and merriment from the 31st July until the 6th August.

Please click the link below to visit our dedicate page.


Public Consultation - Proposed 30mph Speed Limit

7th July 2017

Via East Midland Ltd, working on behalf of Nottinghamshir County Council is proposing to introduce a 30mph speed limit on Church Street/Swinecote Road. The 30mph speed limit would be an extension to the existing 30mph speed limit. The changes are being introduced as a result of the construction of a zebra crossing and junction alterations associated with the new Sherwood Forest Visitors Centre and car park.

For full details please click the link below.


Engaging with your NHS

7th July 2017

There is a lot happening in health and social care in your local community and we would like to provide information to you about how you can be involved and have your say about health care services across Newark & Sherwood.

To find out more, please join us for a coffee at one of our events.

For full details please click the link below.


Ladies Rounders Taster Sessions

7th July 2017

4 Free sessions at 2 local venues.

Loved playing at school? Looking to join a team? Start a team? Or just want to have some fun on a summers evening? Then come and join us for some skills practice and friendly match play.

For full details please click the link below.


Dukeries Singers August Update

5th July 2017

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


Temporary Restrictions in Edwinstowe - Robin Hood Festival

30th June 2017

There will be various temporary restriction in place during the Robin Hood Festival from 07:00 hours on Monday 31st July until 23:59 hours on Sunday 6th August.

For full details on all the restrictions that will be in place please click the links below.


Special Constable Recruitment Open

28th June 2017

Are you ready to help make a difference? Special Constable recruitment is now open.

To find out more about the role and to apply, vist the website link below. Recruitment closes on Friday 28th July 2017.


Annual Garden Fete & Sale of Goods

27th June 2017

In aid of John Eastwood Hospice, Jean & Tracey's annual garden fete & sale of goods will take place on Sunday 30th July from 10am until 3pm.

Come along to Forest Glade, 17 Robin Hood Avenue, Edwinstowe, NG21 9LG for all the usual attractions, bric-a-brac and general items.


Sherwood Forest Vistor Centre - Temporary Road Closure

updated 15th June 2017

Effective from Monday, June 19, a short stretch of Swinecote Road between Forest Corner and the site on which we are building our new visitor centre car park will be closed for a period of five days.

We are closing the road on the safety advice of Via who represent the highways department at Notts County Council. They are concerned at the width of the road and the accessibility of buses whilst we carry out resurfacing works.

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


Temporary Speed Restriction in Edwinstowe

13th June 2017

There will be a temporary 30mph speed restriction on the B6034 Swinecote Road, Edwinstowe from its junction with Forest Corner for a distance of 50 metres in a northerly direction. This will be in place from 00:01 hours on Monday 26th June 2017 until 23:59 hours on Sunday 9th December 2018.

For full details please click the links below.


OVO Tour of Britain

8th June 2017

The OVO Tour of Britain event will be coming to Edwinstowe on Wednesday 6th September.

The route will take in Newstead Abbey, Sherwood Forest and Clumber Park passing through Edwinstowe before finishing at Sconce and Devon Park in Newark.

For more details click the link below.


Sherwood Habitats Forum

7th June 2017

The next Sherwood Habitats Forum will be an all day, site-based event taking place on Thursday 20th July 2017. It will focus on the creation, restoration and management of heathland in Sherwood.

During the day we will consider the different techniques available for habitat creation, restoration and management, the objectives that we are seeking to meet (including the ecological requirements of the species that the works are seeking to benefit), and other issues such as the management of grazing livestock and public access. The day is aimed at those involved in the management or creation of heathland, but all those with an interest in Sherwood’s habitats are welcome to attend.

The morning session will look at the heathland creation work currently being conducted by Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust and Harworth Estates on the pit tip at Thoresby Colliery, whilst in the afternoon we will visit Budby South Forest where the RSPB are carrying out heathland restoration and management work.

There is no charge for the event, but there may be car parking charges to pay (to be confirmed).
Attendees will be required to bring their own lunch (or purchase lunch – restaurant facilities available).
The morning session will require attendees to wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) - hi-viz waistcoat/jacket, hard hat and sturdy boots (steel toecaps not required). A limited amount of PPE may be available for those who don’t own any, so please indicate if you require PPE at the time of booking.
Attendees are encouraged to car share.

Further details, including an agenda for the day, will be provided after booking.
The number of attendees on the day will be limited to 40, so places will be allocated on a first come, first served basis.
at The Sherwood Forest Trust to book your place(s).


Are you looking for support into work, education or training?

5th June 2017

The team at Inspire support with those vital steps to overcome barriers. Through a personalised service they support you on the path towards work.

For more details click the link below.


Robin Hood Festival Traffic Arrangements

5th June 2017

It is planned that Swinecote Road will be closed to through traffic during the Robin Hood Festival, 31st July to 6th August 2017 to create a ‘pedestrian only’ zone on the section of the B6034 near to the cricket pitch and enable safe crossing from the car park to the East of Swinecote Road to the main visitor site as in previous years.

This means that this section of the road will be closed to all through traffic, with the exception of emergency access vehicles. It applies between the hours of 10am and 5pm daily for the duration of the event. Diversion signs will be in place and all festival traffic will be directed to the festival parking from the north as there will be no parking to the south of the road closure this year.

For full details click the link below.


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


Dog Bin Locations

18th April 2017

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


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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