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Local News and Events

Edwinstowe High Street Christmas Event - Book Your Stall

21st September 2017

The 2017 Edwinstowe High Street Christmas Event will take place on Thursday 23rd November from 4.30 pm until 7.00 pm.

The Parish Council invite you to participate by having a stall. This is a terrific opportunity to promote your organisation and, with a little creativity, ensure a successful event for the community and for you.

As last year we plan to extend the event for the full length of the High Street by positioning Santa’s Grotto at the top by the Royal Oak. There will be live music and street entertainers along the High Street. We are inviting local organisations and craftspeople to participate and plan to have more stalls and entertainment to keep building on last year’s success. This can only happen with your support and by working with businesses and the local community we hope that everyone will take part. £15.00 will secure the stall and where possible, you will be given preference in where this is located.

For full details please click the link below.

The Parliment Oak Tree Needs YOU!

21st September 2017

The Parliment Oak tree in Sherwood Forest needs your support. With your help this tree could be crowned England's Tree of the Year 2017.

The top tree will win a £1,000 tree care award to help its community celebrate and care for it.

Cast your vote by the 8th October 2017 here:

East Midlands Regional Support Worker for the Holocaust Memorial Day Trust

21st September 2017

Holocaust Memorial Day (HMD) takes place on 27th January each year, and is the day for everyone to remember the millions of people murdered in the Holocaust, through Nazi Persecution, and in subsequent genocides in Cambodia, Rwanda, Bosnia and Darfur. On HMD we honour the survivors of these atrocities, challenge ourselves to work to end discrimination and prejudice, and pledge to help create a safer, better future.

The theme for HMD 2018 is ‘The Power of Words’ It recognises that spoken and written words from individuals, corporations, community organisations or the state, can have a huge impact, whether good or bad. The theme for this year explores how language has been used in the past, and how it is used in the present day. Guidance on our 2018 theme is available on the HMDT website.

Have you tried Bowls?

20th September 2017

Play Bowls have a free bowls open day on Saturday 23rd September from 10.00am to 4.30pm at South Forest Leisure Centre.

For full details click the link below.

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.

Newark and Sherwood District Council is moving

14th September 2017

Newark and Sherwood District Council are moving to a new office opening to the public on the 25th September 2017 at Castle House, located on Great North Road, Newark.

Did you know you can carry out most interactions with N&SDC online, take a look at their website via 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.

Oil Club

13th September 2017

The Oil Club has launched a club for Mansfield and the surrounding area. If you would like to join or find out more about the club please visit the website via the link below.

For full details please click the link below.

Dukeries Singers October Update

11th September 2017

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

Woodhead Homes Begin Work on 67 Brand New Homes in Edwinstowe

5th September 2017

Woodhead Homes, part of the Edwinstowe-based Woodhead Group, has started work on 67 brand new homes at its Rufford Pastures site in Edwinstowe.

This landmark project is the first time the company has built its own homes for sale in more than 20 years.

For full details please click the link below.

Hospice Support Group Autumn Fayre

4th September 2017

There will be an Autumn Fayre on Saturday 16th September in the Edwinstowe Village Hall from 10.00am until 11.45am. There will be a variety of stalls and raffles with some plants for sale.

Admission is 50p with all proceeds going to the John Eastwood Hospice.

Temporary Road Closure in Edwinstowe

31st August 2017

There will be a temporary closure of Fourth Avenue, Edwinstowe from its junction with Third Avenue (Northerly Section) for a distance of 85 metres in a westerly direction from 08:00 hours on Tuesday 26th September 2017 until 23:59 hours on Thursday 28th September 2017.

For full details please click the links below.

The Beat - August 2017

17th August 2017

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

For full details click the link below.

Farm Owners & Landowners Beware

14th August 2017

The Environment agency are warning farm owners and landowners to be aware and not become a victim.

There are teams of criminals that operate in the area who will offer cash to store waste on your land. They promise to come back and remove it but won’t and you’ll be left with waste that may contaminate your land. What’s more, you’ll probably have to pay to have it lawfully removed.

You may be committing an offence by allowing waste to be stored on your land without the relevant permissions which could leave YOU liable to prosecution.

For more details on what you should do if someone approaches you to store waste on your land click 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.

Combatting Rural Crime

7th August 2017

The NFU is committed to making sure that farmers are not seen as a ‘soft target’ for criminals. Peaceful rural places may seem to be the last place to find criminal activity, but farming communities are often subject to a range of serious crimes.

For full details please click the link below.

Making Memories - Activity Group

26th July 2017

Making Memories aims to support people to live well with dementia or other / undiagnosed memory problems.

The Activity Group is an opportunity for you and your carer / family member or friend to enjoy fun activities together.

There will be an activity group on Thursdays 1-3pm from 10th August until 28th September at Newark and Sherwood CVS, 67 Northgate, Newark.

The Activity Group is a great way to socilaise, make friends and receive information about dementia and other services. The sessions are free, but a small donation towards materials would be appreciated.

For more details and contact information to book a place please click the link below.

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.

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.

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.

Dog Bin Locations

18th April 2017

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


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.

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.

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:

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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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