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A local council has used its powers working with Nottinghamshire Police to shut a pub under the new Covid 19 rules.

Food businesses at the Idlewells Market have introduced a delivery service to help Ashfield’s most vulnerable residents.

Our Waste and Environment Teams are working tirelessly and continue to deliver services in these extremely difficult circumstances.

An Ashfield community hub has been set up to provide information for residents about support that is available across the District.

The Health teams in Private Sector Enforcement, Food Safety, Health and Safety and Environmental Protection are all working collectively to assist landlords, tenants and commercial businesses with the correct and legal guidance on all environmental health matters.

 All Ashfield District Council managed town car parks will be free for three months from Thursday 26th March.

Ashfield District Council is progressing exciting transport plans it has been working on for the last two years and is now seeking public feedback.

At the recent Notts Getting Active Together Awards 2020, Feel Good Families took home an accolade after being shortlisted as a finalist in the Project/Initiative/Innovation of the Year category.

Ashfield District Council has submitted plans for Kirkby’s brand new leisure destination. Fresh artist impressions of the proposed leisure centre have also now been unveiled.

Ashfield District Council is seeking public feedback on a proposed new plan to reshape Kirkby Town Centre.

We are temporarily changing the way we deliver services to reduce the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19).

Ashfield District Council would like to thank residents from across the District for getting involved in this year’s BIG Ashfield Spring Clean.

Nearly two years ago, Ashfield District Council started making the case to reopen the Maid Marion Railway Line to passengers. 

The Arc Cinema is delighted to confirm that it will open to the public on Friday March 27th.

There are now a number of people selling food items on online selling groups. It's important to remember you should only buy food from legally compliant food businesses.

Citizens Advice Ashfield are announcing they have secured two years funding from the Energy Redress Scheme, run by the Energy Saving Trust, to help vulnerable people in Ashfield become more fuel efficient and avoid fuel poverty.

A range of intensive wrap-around services aimed at preventing rough sleeping and supporting those affected in Nottinghamshire have been awarded £837,000.

All nominations will recognise achievements during January to December 2019. Presentation of Awards will take place on the evening of Thursday 2 April 2020 and nominations close at midnight on Sunday 8th March 2020.

A new development off Davies Avenue in Sutton in Ashfield is set to see a road named after a fallen local soldier, a decade on from his death. 

If you have received a notification from your bank regarding a new direct debit for garden waste, please do not be alarmed and no action is required.

Sutton Lawn has welcomed a brand new junior parkrun for local children. The opening event, held on Sunday 2nd February, saw 80 children aged between 4 and 14 year old brave the elements to complete the four lap course.

Major works are reshaping the visitor experience at Kings Mill Reservoir. The key improvements are centred on enhancing and connecting people with local heritage.

Ashfield District Council want to offer a big welcome to The ARC Cinema as they start recruitment for their new cinema in Hucknall.

Two Kirkby residents have been found guilty of failing to clear waste from the garden of their property.

Students from Sutton Community Academy unveiled their artwork this week alongside Cllr Jason Zadrozny at Idlewells Indoor Market.

Following on from the success of previous years, The BIG Ashfield Spring Clean is once again coming to Ashfield.

Following consultation with residents and stakeholders in September 2019, the Council has further developed its plans for the new leisure facility for Kirkby.


Ashfield District Council Leader, Cllr Jason Zadrozny will be leading a workshop on creating tomorrow’s communities, towns and cities at this year’s District Council’s Network (DCN) Conference.

It’s been a busy year for Councillors and Officers at Ashfield District Council.

Ashfield District Council were one of just five Nottinghamshire businesses to be presented a Silver Employer Recognition Scheme award at a recent event in Leicester.

Both leading up to an election and on Election Day itself, the Elections team at Ashfield District Council work around the clock to ensure casting your vote is as easy as possible.

Sutton in Ashfield’s Idlewells Market has been nominated for Britain’s Best Small Indoor Market at the Great British Market Awards 2020.

Works to public right of way network between Lindrick Road and Southwell Lane to Penny Emma Way, Kirkby in Ashfield.

Through their Research and Campaign team Citizens Advice Ashfield, in partnership with Ashfield District Council, will be raising the issues around fuel poverty for all vulnerable residents in Ashfield this winter.

Ashfield District Council will introduce two hours free parking in Hucknall, Kirkby and Sutton from May next year. 

Restoration works on a historic viaduct at Kings Mill Reservoir have now begun thanks to £232k from the National Lottery Heritage Fund.

We will be carrying out essential maintenance work to our telephone systems on the following date:- Thursday 28th November 2019 commencing at 16:00 through to 08:00 on Friday 29th  November 2019
You may contact us on the normal Repairs Call Handling Centre numbers tel:  01623 457999. Alternatively you may contact us on 01623 554984.

Following the heavy rain on Thursday 14th November, three Ashfield District Council Community Protection Officers (CPO) rescued two residents trapped in their cars on Mill Lane.

35 trees were planted over the weekend on Meden Bank in Stanton Hill by a local community group.

Ashfield District Council has served its second Closure Order of the year.

Ashfield District Council is working closely with Nottinghamshire County Council across the District to support those residents whose homes are at immediate risk of flooding due to increasing water levels.

An Ashfield District Council Community Protection Officer recognised a local male that was wanted by Police whilst on patrol in Sutton town centre.

An Ashfield landlord has been found guilty of failing to comply with regulations in regards to a House of Multiple Occupation (HMO).

The winners of the first Discover Ashfield Photography Competition have been announced this week.

A number of Remembrance events and parades are being held across the District on Sunday 10th and Monday 11th November.

New figures show that Ashfield District Council is winning the fight against fly-tippers.

More has been revealed about the huge investment that both Kirkby and Sutton are set to receive. 

Ashfield District Council has marked the first council house ever built in the District with its very own blue plaque.

Improvement works have transformed the play area at Morven Park in Kirkby.

Ashfield District Council has been awarded £2,187 by EEM as part of their Community Donation Scheme.

We want Sutton-in-Ashfield to have its very own Junior Parkrun but we need some volunteers to make this happen.

On Friday 1st November, thousands of knitted and crocheted poppies were installed on Kirkby Plaza.

Thanks to £6,000 funding from the War Memorials Trust, the landmark in Huthwaite is one of an initial four memorials to be cleaned.

The Acting Returning Officer will be holding a briefing session for prospective candidates and agents on 6th November 2019 at 5pm in the Committee Room, Ashfield District Council Offices.

Plans for the development of the Annesley Miners Welfare site have been approved by the Council’s Planning Committee.

As Bonfire Night approaches, the Dog’s Trust have issued some helpful tips to ensure that your four legged friend has a stress free night.

An Ashfield resident has been convicted for failing to comply with a Community Protection Notice issued for failing to dispose of excess rubbish on their garden.

Volunteers from around Ashfield are coming together with Ashfield Voluntary Action to help run the Ashfield Community Enterprise.

With winter fast approaching, take a look at this handy advice about log burners and how to comply with the Clean Air Act.

Twenty new electric charging stations for hybrid and electric cars are now live across Ashfield.

Construction on Summit Park in Sutton in Ashfield is currently underway.

Selston Football Club has received financial backing from Ashfield District Council towards a new team bus and ground improvements.

If you're looking for an activity to entertain the kids this half term, head down to Sutton Lawn or Kings Mill Reservoir where dinosaurs are on the loose!

Ashfield District Council has been awarded £95k in the next step of the Future High Streets Fund. 

Throughout December the Council will be offering free weekend parking.

The Ashfield Community Fund has recently been allocated to various community groups in Ashfield. Nuncargate Crafters are one of the 17 groups to have been awarded some of the grant.

Community groups from across Ashfield have received cheques which total almost £10,000 in grant funding.

An Ashfield resident has been issued a hefty fine for failing to pay a fixed penalty notice.

Ashfield District Council Anti-Social Behaviour Team has been successful in obtaining their first ever Criminal Behaviour Order following a conviction.

Ashfield District Council’s Planning Development Team won the RTPI East Midlands Highly Commended Award for Excellence in Planning for a Successful Economy.

A driver spotted going the wrong way down the M1 was last night stopped by Council Community Protection Officers.

As part of the Council’s commitment to planting 1000 trees across the district, today the first community orchard was planted at Sutton Lawn.

The skate park on Titchfield Park, Hucknall is to be painted by a local Mural Artist.

A new road sign has been unveiled on Addison Drive in Hucknall, 100 years after the Addison Act was introduced. 

We will be carrying out essential maintenance work to our telephone systems on Thursday 17th October commencing from 16:00 through to 08:00 on Friday 18th October.

Cllr Dale Grounds, also known as That Spidey-Tastic Superhero, has been nominated for the Unsung Hero of the Year Award at the Nottingham University Hospitals annual Team NUH Awards 2019.

An Ashfield District Council tenant has been evicted following convictions

Floral Expressions are a local florist that have stood the test of time; they have just celebrated their 20th Anniversary of trading in Kirkby town centre.

Residents have had their say on the new leisure destination coming to Kirkby. Here are ten clear messages we heard from the consultation.

The first Hucknall Community Games was held on Wednesday 1st October 2019, to mark International Older Peoples Day and National ADHD day.

Today marks Ada Lovelace Day, a worldwide event that celebrates the achievements of women in science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM). 

It has been announced today that Ashfield District Council has been successful in securing £6k in funding from the War Memorials Trust.

To mark World Mental Health Day on the 10th of October, Well into Arts are working in partnership with Ashfield District Council to provide a new Wellness for Women programme.

The Property Health & Safety Check programme, delivered in partnership with J Tomlinson Ltd has raised over £4k.

Local dance artist Annie Woodhouse from Kirkby is working in partnership with Ashfield District Council and PlatformThirty1 to create and deliver new inclusive tap dance classes to benefit local people living with dementia.

Marie Gowns have been a fixture of Sutton town centre for the past 72 years 

The 16th Annual Greenwood Community Awards took place on Wednesday 11th September 2019 at Swancar Farm Country House, Trowell.

On Saturday 28 September Nottinghamshire Archives will be throwing open the doors and hosting a day of talks and demonstrations.

Following a successful summer programme of outdoor cinema screenings, Ashfield District Council is bringing two more to Sutton.

Today Discover Ashfield are launching their first photography competition.

Over 650 people attended yet another hugely successful job’s fair at the Festival Hall, Kirkby.

Lindley’s Mill will be included in this year’s Heritage Open Days. Every September, some 40,000 volunteers across the country come together to celebrate our fantastic history and culture.

We will be carrying out essential maintenance work to our telephone systems on Wednesday 11th September commencing at 16:00 through to 08:00 on Thursday 12th September.

Kirkby and Sutton town centres are set to receive a huge financial boost.

A closure order has been issued on a property following ongoing criminality and anti-social behaviour.

A Huthwaite resident is doing excellent work in his local park to fight dog fouling.

We will be carrying out essential maintenance work to our telephone systems on the following date:- Wednesday 4th September 2019 commencing at 16:00 through to 08:00 on Thursday 5th September 2019

The Ashfield Community Partnership (CSP) carries out an annual Strategic Assessment in order to refresh the Strategic Plan and assess how effectively the partnership is tackling crime and anti-social behaviour across the District.

District Cllr Jim Blagden went above and beyond the call of duty when he saved the life of a Yorkshire Terrier.

Twenty new electric charging stations for hybrid and electric cars are currently being installed across Ashfield.

The Council is aware of two unauthorised encampments in the District 

Kirkby in Ashfield’s Ada Lovelace House will be one of over fifty buildings across the UK lit up to mark Blood Cancer Awareness Month.

Sutton has been successful in the Future High Streets fund following the announcement that a further 50 towns have made it through to the shortlist.

Ashfield District Council is proud to have been awarded the Armed Forces Employer Recognition Scheme Silver Award. 

Come and join us at our New Enterprise Programme networking events.

As many traders as possible will be automatically allocated an EORI number to enable them to trade smoothly once the UK leaves the EU on 31 October.

A former Ashfield resident has been jailed for fly tipping and burning waste in the district.

The Council is undertaking an interim review of a limited number of polling places to resolve a small number of issues identified at recent elections held in 2019.

Ashfield District Council’s Community Benefit Fund has been awarded to Ashfield Voluntary Action.

Titchfield Park, Hucknall has been recognised by the Green Flag Award Scheme as one of the very best parks in the UK as it joins five other green spaces awarded recognition in Ashfield.

Introduced in 2009, Community Protection Officers continue their work to keep residents safe, support vulnerable victims and patrol Ashfield’s parks, estates and town centres.

New Discover Ashfield road signs have been installed and unveiled at gateways across the district.

Get expert advice from Ashfield and Mansfield's New Enterprise Programme.

Kingsway Park has been recognised by the Green Flag Award Scheme as one of the very best parks in the UK as it joins five other green spaces awarded recognition in Ashfield.

Branded as the Cleaner Nottinghamshire Group, representatives from across the county are sharing resources and intelligence to investigate fly tipping offences across borders.

Streets in Annesley Woodhouse and Hucknall have been nominated for the Great British High Street Awards 2019.

Ashfield District Council have submitted a bid to Historic England for High Street Heritage Action Zone Funding.

An Ashfield resident has been fined for failing to pick up excessive amounts of dog faeces from her garden.

Selston Country Park has been recognised by the Green Flag Award Scheme as one of the very best parks in the world it joins five other green spaces awarded recognition in Ashfield.

Brierley Forest Park in Huthwaite has been recognised by the Green Flag Award Scheme as one of the very best parks in the world it joins six other green spaces awarded recognition in Ashfield.

Children from Jacksdale Primary School have welcomed a brand new Multi-Use Games Area (MUGA) to the village with open arms.

Ashfield District Council is the only Council to make 24 Housing Magazine’s prestigious top 50 landlords list, making us the best local authority landlord in the UK.

An Ashfield District Council tenant has been evicted following multiple complaints of anti-social behaviour and criminal activity.

The Summer edition of Ashfield Matters is now available.

Ashfield District Council is celebrating its parks and green spaces next week as part of Love Parks Week.

Work will begin on Wednesday 10th July on the installation of electric car charging points in the public car park at the Kirkby Council Office, Urban Road.

Summit Park in Sutton in Ashfield is set to see a 1,750,000 square foot distribution centre built on the site as part of a major development.

Ashfield Community Partnership has successfully applied for funding that will help fund a number of projects across the district.

A teenager has been sentenced for breaching his Criminal Behaviour Order which prohibits him from entering Coxmoor area of Kirkby-in-Ashfield.

An Ashfield District Council tenant has been evicted following a prosecution for drugs and firearms offences.

Dreamcatcher Gifts and Naboulsi’s Pizzeria & Caffe have joined the busy market as it goes from strength to strength following its refurbishment.

Two Ashfield District Council employees have been shortlisted as finalists for the Housing Heroes Awards 2019.

Dozens of young people recently enjoyed a healthy food event hosted in Sutton Town Centre.

Ashfield District Council has welcomed Angling Direct, who have opened their doors at its brand new flagship store in Sutton in Ashfield.

Lammas Leisure Centre in Sutton is celebrating after scooping the Kids Award recognising children’s sports provision

The newly installed play area on Sutton Lawn is going down a storm with families across the area.  Children are now enjoying brand new swings, a junior climbing frame and a multi-play area installed by Ashfield District Council.

Any vehicle the authority finds to have been used to fly tip in the district can now be crushed, thanks to new legislation.

We have been made aware of a scam targeting tenants that buy their contents insurance through the Council's insurance scheme.

Tomorrow marks the 75th anniversary of the D-Day landings.

Multi Michelin Star award winning Chef Jean-Christophe Novelli was welcomed to Portland Square in Sutton to kick off a new healthy eating project.

Restoration works have been completed to the mining memorial on Watnall Road, Hucknall after it had fallen into disrepair. 

An Ashfield resident was issued with a Fixed Penalty Notice after being witnessed throwing a significant amount litter out of his car window.

We are experiencing intermittent phone line faults within our Repairs Call Handling Centre. We are currently working hard to resolve this issue. Please continue to call 01623 457999 and we will answer your enquiry as soon as possible.

An Ashfield resident has been prosecuted after failing to stop playing excessively loud music.

National pub chain JD Wetherspoon are showing their commitment to Sutton town centre with a major investment in the Picture House.

We are experiencing temporary problems with OpenAshfield meaning users are currently unable to log into their account.

A tattoo and piercing studio in Huthwaite has become the first Ashfield business to achieve an excellent five-star hygiene rating.

Following the success of last year’s inaugural Café Culture Week in Hucknall, this year Café Culture Week is back and even bigger with 35 cafes across the district joining in on the fun.

Open Ashfield allows residents and businesses to view their Council Tax / Business Rates / Benefit claim online

Bin schedules for the bank holiday weekend

Planning on being out in the garden this Easter weekend?

An Ashfield private landlord has been ordered to pay over £12,000 after failing to improve her property to a liveable standard.

The Council, in partnership with Mansfield District Council and Newark & Sherwood District Council commissioned Homeless Link to carry out a Homelessness Review and develop a new Homelessness and Rough Sleeping Strategy.

Saturday 13th April 2019 sees the 200th Anniversary of the Mansfield & Pinxton Railway

Our free collections are now complete and we'd like to thank everyone that booked a free bulky waste collection.

Last night the Discover Ashfield Ambassadors came together for the first time.

We are seeking residents views on a draft Street Trading policy.

We are currently installing 25 free dog bag dispensers in our parks and open spaces across the district.

This morning (Friday 22nd March) the 'Nags Head' Clock was unveiled in Kirkby. 

Ashfield District Council’s plans to bring a swimming pool to Kirkby have received backing from both Sport England and local swimming hero Ollie Hynd MBE.

The Spring edition of Ashfield Matters is now available.

Live on Facebook and Twitter - Tuesday 12th March, 7.00pm.

Following a successful consultation period, Ashfield District Council’s cabinet has approved a new spatial masterplan for Sutton Town Centre.

Ashfield District Council once again held a Flag Raising Ceremony, for ‘Fly a Flag for the Commonwealth’ at the Council Offices, Urban Road, Kirkby-in-Ashfield.

On Thursday 2 May residents in Ashfield will go to the polls to have their say on who represents them at a local level.

Ashfield District Council’s Council Tax will be frozen for 2019/20.

Ashfield District Council has received vital powers which enable the authority to seize, retain and destroy vehicles involved in fly-tipping.

A Huthwaite business owner has pleaded guilty to eight charges relating to food safety at First Class Chicken on Sutton Road.

Ashfield District Council Community Protection Officers have confiscated a range of alcohol from juveniles over the month of February.

An Ashfield private landlord has been ordered to pay almost £10,000 after numerous hazards were found in the rented family home.

Citizens Advice Ashfield are changing the way they support people in debt.

Two Jacksdale residents have been convicted after ignoring a notice to clear land that breached planning control.

The latest figures shows a 15% decrease in fly-tipping service requests compared with last year.

Ashfield District Council's Cabinet has approved recommendations to freeze Council tax for 2019/20 in the Council’s budget report at a meeting held this week.

Today saw the launch of week two of the BIG Ashfield Spring Clean in Kirkby as Kirkby Rotary led a litter pick around the town centre.

Families are settling into their brand new Council homes on the former Rolls Royce site in Hucknall.  

Are you a business owner in Ashfield? You can make a difference in your High Street.

Are you a local business or resident and have a question regarding how Brexit might effect your business or the district?

From Monday 18th February the BIG Spring Clean will be coming to Kirkby, Selston, Jacksdale and Underwood.

A 19-year-old man has been jailed after pleading guilty to charges following incidents around the Coxmoor area of Kirkby-in-Ashfield.

Ashfield District Council will introduce two hours free parking in selected carparks across the district if recommendations are agreed by Cabinet on Monday 18th February.

Council Tax will be frozen for 2019/20 if Cabinet approves the recommendations in the Councils budget report being considered by Cabinet on 18th February at Ashfield District Council.

On Monday 11th February our online payment system will be down for maintenance from 1pm.

Week 1 of the BIG Spring Clean will roll out in Sutton & Huthwaite from Monday 11th February.

The Council's Complex Case Team assist individuals with various support needs including domestic abuse, mental health, substance misuse and housing matters.

An exhibition celebrating the 200th anniversary of the Mansfield & Pinxton Railway is on show from Saturday 2nd February to Saturday 2nd March at the Mansfield Museum.

Broomhill Park, Hucknall is set to benefit from major improvements thanks to a £50,000 grant from funding body WREN’s Community Action Fund. 

Artist’s impressions of the plans for Kirkby’s new leisure destination, including swimming pool, are now available.

Ashfield District Council is seeking public feedback on a proposed new plan to reshape Sutton Town Centre

This week two more motorbikes have been seized as part of an ongoing operation in Kirkby by Ashfield District Council.

A Friendship Resolution between Hucknall and Wadsworth, Ohio was approved at Cabinet.

The recommendation to discontinue the proposal to investigate the potential to ban all dogs on council owned football and sport pitches was agreed at Cabinet meeting

At Cabinet on 21st January the recommendation to adopt the Council’s Guide for Converting Shops to Residential dwellings was approved. 

The Green Flag was raised above Brierley Forest Park for the 15th consecutive year.

Up-and-coming athletes in Ashfield are being given the opportunity to receive funding from a local leisure provider as part of its athletes mentoring scheme.

Following last year’s success, The BIG Ashfield Spring Clean is once again coming to Ashfield.

The clock, affectionately known as the ‘Nag’s Head’ clock will be completely re-furbished and returned to as close to its original plot as possible if recommendations are approved at Cabinet on 17th January

Ashfield District Council’s cabinet will meet this month to agree the land behind the current Festival Hall site as the preferred location for Kirkby’s new flagship leisure destination.

From the New Year, a local leisure centre will be introducing its new ‘quiet hour’ initiative.

Following on from the success of last year's spring clean, The BIG Ashfield Spring Clean 2019 is coming to the district this February.

A Kirkby resident has seen her life transformed thanks to an affordable warmth grant awarded by Ashfield District Council.

Ashfield District Council is committed to helping tenants find the right property for them and so has now subscribed to HomeSwapper’s online mutual exchange service

Nottinghamshire's Police and Crime Commissioner Paddy Tipping has launched a hunt for new volunteers to become part of his custody welfare scheme.

From today you can now pay for more Council services than ever online

Some Ashfield residents are receiving scam emails

The Chairman of Ashfield District Council held their annual Christmas Carol Service on Saturday 15 December.

This Christmas, Everyone Active will open the doors to its leisure centres for free to all members of the emergency services and frontline NHS staff.

Ashfield District Council's Christmas Opening Times

Ordered a new settee or dining table before Christmas and need to get rid of your old furniture?

A list of the more unusual heritage places gaining listed status this year has been published by the BBC. One of these is the Rolls-Royce test hangar in Hucknall.

From 2nd January you'll be able to pay for more Council services than ever online

Two centuries of industrial history alongside the river Maun will be brought to life with a new heritage trail linking Sutton in Ashfield to Mansfield.

Last Wednesday Council Officers from the Community Protection and Housing teams and the Neighbourhood Policing Team had a day of action on the Coxmoor Estate.

Revised bin collection dates for Christmas & New Year

Ashfield District Council is supporting the decision to withdraw the Outline Business Case from Thursday’s County Council meeting.

Police response officers are now based at the Ashfield Integrated Services hub as part of a move to bolster officer numbers and improve response times in the area.

The Green Flag was raised above Kingsway Park as a new grass pitch stadia was officially opened in Kirkby in Ashfield.

At Full Council in October there was a motion for the Council to consider banning all dogs from Council owned football and sports pitches. The decision taken by Council was for further investigation into the issue.

White Ribbon Day, a global campaign which seeks to end male violence towards women and girls will be marked at Ashfield District Council on 25th November.

Ashfield District Council is continuing their fight against the fly-tippers who blight the District. 

Ashfield District Council is seeking public feedback on the proposed designation of a Conservation Area for Hucknall town centre. 

The Bank of England is to ask the public to nominate a scientist as the face of the new plastic £50 note.

Tell Father Christmas your recycling good deeds
WIN a family ticket to Robin Hood at Nottingham Playhouse!

The Council and Everyone Active have teamed up with interactive mobile app, Sprytar to encourage and engage the local community who may not have access to a local leisure centre.

From January Selston Leisure Centre, currently operated by Everyone Active, will transfer its operation to Selston High School through Two Counties Trust.

Three top athletes hailed an ‘amazing’ day as Sutton-in-Ashfield’s flagship leisure centre celebrated its tenth anniversary with an action-packed community day over the weekend. 

We have had reports of a man knocking on doors within the district claiming to be a tree surgeon offering services on behalf of the Council.

The council is really proud of the work it has done with residents and communities to mark the centenary event this year.

In a case prosecuted by Ashfield District Council at Nottingham Crown Court on Monday 5 November 2018, Alliance Care (Dales Homes) Ltd were ordered to pay a fine of £600,000 and costs totaling £100,000 for failing to ensure the health and safety of residents and employees at Kestrel Lodge care home in Kirkby-in-Ashfield.

Ashfield District Council backed UK Sausage Week in order to support local butchers. 

The Papplewick Green Artwork was unveiled on Friday 2nd November.

 A Kirkby resident has been prosecuted for failing to supply information under section 108 of the Environment Act.

Ashfield Matters, the Council's bi-annual resident magazine, is being delivered to households across Ashfield this week. 

Today the Poppy Appeal was launched in Ashfield by members of the Royal British Legion, the Royal Green Jackets and Children from Kingsway Primary School.

As part of this year’s celebrations marking the end of WW1, Ashfield District Council are working with local and national organisations to ensure the survival of war memorials for the next 100 years. 

A host of top-class athletes will be flocking to Sutton-in-Ashfield next month as the town’s flagship leisure centre celebrates its 10-year anniversary.

Ashfield District Council are proud to be supporting an Age Friendly project which aims to make our area a better place to live and grow older in. 

Over 9.000 poppies are on display in Kirkby-in-Ashfield following the installation of the poppy downpour.

As part of this year’s celebrations marking the end of WW1, Ashfield District Council are working with local and national organisations to ensure the survival of war memorials for the next 100 years. 

Positive action by Ashfield District Council and Nottinghamshire Police was taken this week, when Joanne Taylor appeared in Court following threats of harm towards a Community Protection Officer and an Anti-Social Behaviour and Nuisance Officer.

Ashfield District Council’s action to get tougher on crime continues. The Council has been successful in two cases to evict known drug dealers from their Sutton homes.

Jim Grice Ltd and Rose Bower both celebrate 50 years of trading in Ashfield this month.

The Government has produced a Green Paper on Housing, and we are seeking your views. 

Ashfield District Council Environmental and Walking for Health Volunteers were recently recognised at the 15th Annual Greenwood Community Awards which took place on Thursday 4th October

We are aware that some Ashfield residents are receiving phone calls from bogus callers stating that they can get them a reduction in their council tax banding and a council tax refund.

Nottinghamshire County Council is undertaking public engagement about the structure of local government in the County and is keen for local people to have their say in this important debate.

Ashfield District Council is seeking public feedback on a proposed new planning design guide for converting vacant shops to homes.

Ashfield District Council have successfully prosecuted the owner of a dilapidated building in Ashfield for failing to improve the appearance of the building.

Well known for its award winning parks and green spaces, Ashfield District Council is committed to ensuring that good quality facilities continue to be provided for the community and visitors.

At Cabinet today it was agreed that a six week public consultation will be carried regarding a proposed conservation area for Hucknall town centre.

Mansfield & Sutton Astronomical Society have secured grants of £13,300 from the Heritage Lottery Fund, £4,200 from the Architectural Heritage Fund and £3,000 from Ashfield District Council to fund a major growth project.

Ashfield District Council’s policy on tackling crime and anti-social behaviour continues.  From next week, Ashfield District Council will extend its Public Space Protection Order (PSPO).

Ashfield District Council is reminding landlords and tenants that the law has changed regarding Houses in Multiple Occupation (HMOs) – with wider ranging requirements and new penalties for landlords from 1 October 2018.

Geoff Webster Bakery, located in Idlewells Indoor Market is celebrating their 60th Anniversary this week.

Partnership working between Ashfield District Council and Ashfield Police Safer Neighbourhood Team has resulted in an 18-year-old being sentenced for driving offences and antisocial behaviour in Kirkby-in-Ashfield

The Ashfield Police Safer Neighbourhood Team and Ashfield District Council’s Community Safety Department are working in partnership to address drug taking in Sutton-in-Ashfield Town Centre.

People are being encouraged to dispose of their unwanted knives during a seven-day knife amnesty, as part of the national knife crime campaign Operation Sceptre.

Councillor John Wilmott paid a very special visit to a Hucknall resident this week.

Find out the facts about the withdrawal of the Ashfield Local Plan by taking a look at our FAQs.

Ahead of the Nottinghamshire County Council Policy Committee meeting today, Ashfield District Council Leader Cllr Zadrozny wishes to put on record that the Council does not support the proposal to abolish District Councils.

As part of the Hucknall Rocks the Tour event on Saturday local singers battled it out to be crowned this year’s winner of the Active Ashfield Factor.

A motion has been passed at Cabinet allowing the Council to increase the Council Tax premium on properties that have been empty over two years.

Today at Nottingham Crown Court, in a case prosecuted by Ashfield District Council, Alliance Care (Dales Homes) Ltd admitted its guilt of failing to ensure the safety of residents and employees at Kestrel Lodge care home in Kirkby-in-Ashfield.

Today Ashfield District Council celebrated Merchant Navy Day by raising the Red Ensign and providing a service at the Kirkby Council offices.

It’s now only five days until some of the biggest names in cycling ride the 215km Tour of Britain route through Nottinghamshire on Saturday 8 September. 

Cheques have been presented to community groups from across Ashfield to support projects around the district.

Hucknall’s thriving café culture has recently been celebrated with a week of special offers and promotion.

An exciting opportunity has arisen to start, expand or transfer a catering business in one of Ashfield’s busiest Green Flag parks.

Ashfield District Council have successfully prosecuted the owner of a dilapidated building in Ashfield for failing to improve the appearance of the building.

Tour de France champion Geraint Thomas and Giro d’Italia winner Chris Froome will ride together in the OVO Energy Tour of Britain for the first time since 2009, Team Sky have announced today.

ADC are looking for local businesses who we can develop case studies about, to show how they have succeeded in Ashfield and community groups to share their stories of how they have improved their local communities.

Ashfield District Council are finalists in the category of Landlord/Housing Association of the year at the national Energy Efficiency Awards 2018.

Fun for all the family as the Tour of Britain come to Hucknall.

The Green Flag has once again been awarded to Hucknall’s Titchfield Park for its high quality green space, taking the park to a decade of flying the flag.

The winners of Ashfield District Council’s annual Tenant Garden Competition have been announced at a ceremony in Sutton today.

Detectives are appealing for witnesses and information after a man was shot in the thigh in Kirkby-in-Ashfield last night (Monday 6 August 2018).

The large car park at Brierley Forest Park will be closed between 4pm and 7.30am starting today.

The final route and times for the Tour of Britain in Ashfield have been confirmed. The race will travel through Ashfield on Saturday 8th September as part of Stage 7 of the race in Nottinghamshire. 

Ashfield District Council is asking parents’ for their support in tackling anti-social behaviour caused by underage drinking.

Ashfield District Council have signed the Make a Stand pledge, pledging its commitment to supporting those suffering from domestic abuse.

The final list of teams for the OVO Energy Tour of Britain has been confirmed, including the identity of the four British UCI Continental teams that have qualified for the UK’s most prestigious cycle race. 

Schools out, the sun is shining and FREE activities are available for under 17’s at Ashfield District Council Leisure Centres.

On 16th July a record number of parks and green spaces across the UK were awarded a Green Flag Award, with six of these being in Ashfield. 

Ashfield District Council is adding nine new properties to its housing stock following pro-active work with Persimmon Homes.

A Kirkby man has been charged after failing to comply with orders to clear waste from his property. 

Ashfield Voluntary Action (AVA) recently hosted a tea party for community groups from across Ashfield at their Kirkby Health and Wellbeing Centre base.

To mark the Centenary of the end of WW1, local crafters are busy knitting and crocheting thousands of poppies for a Poppy Cascade in Kirkby.

The Bluebell Wood play area in Sutton in Ashfield has been upgraded to provide greatly improved facilities for children and young people.

Ashfield District Councillors and staff joined Nottinghamshire Police and Crime Commissioner Paddy Tipping during a special walkabout in Kirkby.

Ashfield District Council has installed signs to commemorate the centenary of the Great War on the Gateway entrances to the district.

At Cabinet on Monday 9th July recommendations will be made to further develop the Ashfield Place Leadership agenda.

Ashfield’s community turned out in droves to support the WW1 Centenary and Armed Forces event at Portland Square, Sutton-in-Ashfield on Saturday 30 June.

With the region still basking in the hottest June for 40 years, demand for water has increased massively and, while Severn Trent has ramped up production at its treatment works, it still needs its customers to consider how they’re using water.

We have been made aware there have been faults with Virgin landlines across Ashfield. 

A new, potentially life saving Defibrillator has been fitted at Titchfield Park, Hucknall thanks to funding from Council grant schemes.

As part of its pledge to improve the gateways to its towns and villages, Ashfield District Council has planted the Kirkby Road roundabout in Sutton.

In celebration of 100 years since the end of World War 1 Ashfield District Council has a jam-packed feast of entertainment planned for all the family. The Armed Forces event will bring Portland Square, Sutton-in-Ashfield to life on Saturday 30th  June to kick off Ashfield’s centenary celebrations.

 Ashfield District Council’s three week BIG Ashfield Spring Clean campaign has been a huge success in making Ashfield a cleaner place to live, work and visit!

A poppy light has been installed on Derby Road in Annesley to commemorate 100 years since the end of the First World War.

Cabinet has given approval to authorise the necessary consultation and notification for the extension and variation of the existing Public Space Protection Order (PSPO) which allows the Council to take preventative and enforcement action in public places. 

This year’s Tour of Britain will once again be coming to Ashfield as part of the Nottinghamshire Stage of the race. 

Ashfield District Council have been working closely with Nottinghamshire Police to tackle car cruising around Junction 27 of the M1.

As part of Ashfield District Council’s celebrations marking 100 years since the end of WW1,  four Tommies have been installed across the district.

Following the decision to offer the former Huthwaite Leisure Centre as a base for local community groups, Ashfield District Council is seeking expressions of interest from local groups interested in accommodating the building. 

Ashfield District Council have prepared a number of Poppy beds throughout the District as part of its ongoing celebrations marking the centenary of the end of WW1.

As part of its ongoing work to improve the gateways into the town centres, Ashfield District Council has installed sleek new bin stores at Brookhill Court, Sutton.

To commemorate the life and works of locally-born world-famous Carl Toms OBE, a plaque marking his birthplace on Kingsway in Kirkby in Ashfield has been officially unveiled.

If your usual bin collection is on Monday the 28th of May your bin will be collected on Saturday 26th of May.

Week two of The BIG Ashfield Spring Clean starts in Kirkby and the Rurals on Tuesday 29th May.

One of Ashfield District Council’s aspiring apprentices has been named Apprentice of the year at the coveted Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH) East Midlands Awards 2018.

Ashfield Police teamed up with Ashfield District Council Community Protection Team and carried out a night of action against car cruising on the M1 at Junction 27 due to the implementation of the Public Spaces Protection Order (PSPO).

There has been a really positive response from residents and we have collected a huge amount of waste across Sutton.

Consultation is to take place on Local Geological Site Criteria for six weeks between on Monday 21st May 2018 until Monday 2nd July 2018. 

Ashfield District Council raise the flag for IdahoBiT Day. 

There are certain items that we are unable to accept in the Static Skips and Flying Skips.

The BIG Ashfield Spring Clean launches in Sutton this Saturday 19th May. Find out more about where and when...

The Council introduced a Public Space Protection Order (PSPO) to tackle Car Cruising on Junction 27 of the M1 Motorway. 

Teversal, Stanton Hill and Skegby Neighbourhood Forum at their litter pick.

The BIG Ashfield Spring Clean 2018 - Putting Pride in the Community

A closure order has been obtained on a property in Kirkby-In-Ashfield to protect the local community from unacceptable crime and behaviour.

Ashfield District Council has introduced a new Public Spaces Protection Order (PSPO) to tackle Car Cruising in the district which comes into force 4 May 2018 for a three year period.

A closure notice has been served on a property in Kirkby-In-Ashfield to protect the local community from unacceptable behaviour.

Learn more about Bees and Wasps.

Ashfield District Council has taken home the top prize at the East Midlands Energy Efficiency Awards.

Citizens Advice in Ashfield and Ashfield District Council have come together to agree best practice on council tax collection, arrears and debt. This is part of a national campaign by Citizens Advice to have sensible approach to council tax arrears and debt through the council and its collection agencies.

Three commemorative street decorations have been installed across Ashfield to mark one-hundred years since the end of the First World War.

We have reached nearly 10,000 Garden Waste Subscribers and have received many more sign up forms.

UK companies had to submit their gender pay figures by midnight on Wednesday 4th April and Ashfield District Council is proud to have a gender pay gap of only 1.65%.

Active Ashfield has launched a new booklet aimed at people who want to take steps to getting out and about and active in Ashfield.

Ashfield District Council have launched a new Community Fund in partnership with Nottinghamshire Community Foundation. 

If your garden is blooming wonderful, then why not celebrate by entering our annual Tenant Garden Competition?

We are currently experiencing high volume of calls regarding signing up for the Garden Waste Scheme. 

Don't forget you can sign up now and begin receiving your collections.

Two Kirkby in Ashfield based schools have been making a difference to their local area by planting trees.

Ashfield District Council have added its name to a charter aimed at helping employees who become terminally ill at work.

Annesley, Hucknall, Kirkby, and Sutton are all taking part in the Easter Treasure hunt. 

Ashfield District Council is undertaking a brief customer experience survey to understand the effectiveness of the current payment system.

If you missed a bin collection last week due to the weather conditions, your red lidded bin will be emptied this Thursday and Friday.

Ashfield District Council is undertaking a brief customer experience survey to understand the effectiveness of the current payment system

We have taken the decision to cancel this weekends markets in the interests of safety of our own personnel, market traders and the public due to the adverse weather conditions.

A decision has been taken to suspend our waste collection service on Thursday 1st and Friday 2nd March due to the adverse weather.

Amber warning of snow for overnight and tomorrow morning in Nottinghamshire.

Ashfield District Council has launched a year of events commemorating the end of World War 1 by unveiling a floor lighting display on Kirkby Plaza, in tribute to all armed forces members past and present.

Ashfield District Council win top prize at the 2018 Building Communities Awards

Funding is now available for Infrastructure Community Organisations in Kirkby in Ashfield. 

Environmental charity Keep Britain Tidy was delighted to announce its Network Award winners at a prestigious ceremony in Brighton on the 8th February.

Ashfield District Council have once again been crowned winner in the RSPCA’s prestigious Community Animal Welfare Footprints (CAWF) awards for its Stray Dog Service.

As the £1.8m refurbishment of Idlewells Market draws to a conclusion, traders are looking forward to successfully developing their businesses.

Please be aware of the changes to the waste collection services over the festive period.

Work to upgrade and replace the mains water supply in Sutton Cemetery will be starting on Monday 8th January 2018.

Ashfield District Council is commencing a consultation period on the introduction of a Public Spaces Protection Order in exercise of its power under Anti-Social Behaviour Crime Policing Act 2014. This is designed to tackle car cruising around junction 27 of the M1.

Ashfield District Council has recently published the Active Ashfield Lifestyle Strategy 2017 – 21, with a vision to ‘Improve the health, well-being and quality of life for local residents by increasing levels of participation in inclusive healthy lifestyle activities.

Ashfield District Council are looking to bring in a new Public Spaces Protection Order (PSPO) to tackle Car Cruising in the district.

Ashfield District Council is planning its Budget for the financial year, which begins in April 2018.

Work is taking shape between Ashfield District Council, Nottinghamshire County Council and partners on the development of a project centred around King’s Mill Reservoir to preserve and promote for future generations.

The Chancellor made announcements on a number of policies important to local government, but it was disappointing that the Budget offered nothing to ease the financial crisis facing local services.

The Government has introduced a four year rent reduction scheme which has resulted in Ashfield District Council having around £8m less to spend on our housing services and upkeep of our homes. 

Voluntary and community groups in Nottinghamshire are being invited to apply for grants from a new funding stream set up by the County Council to support grassroots projects throughout the area.

Hucknall Leisure Centre pool closed for boiler repairs.

A fly-tipper who dumped a vast amount of waste at two locations in the Ashfield district has been sentenced to 200 hours of unpaid work following a recent court hearing.

Excitement among traders and shoppers alike is building ahead of the completion of the major refurbishment works at Idlewells Market in Sutton-in-Ashfield.

Find out about Ashfield’s three town centre Christmas events this year featuring ice and snow alongside community entertainment and Christmas Market stalls.

In a case prosecuted by Ashfield District Council at Nottingham Crown Court, a Sutton-in-Ashfield care home has been sentenced for failing to ensure the health and safety of its residents. 

Take a look at the Autumn 2017 edition of the quarterly newsletter for the King and Miller to Kingfisher project.

The Homefinder Lettings Policy is under review and we are keen to get your views and comments on the changes that are being considered.

Did you know Parliamentary constituency boundaries are changing to make them fairer and more equal? Learn more here...

Ashfield District Council is to donate £525 to fund road closures for the Remembrance Day parades in Sutton, Kirkby and Hucknall.

The newly named Acacia Community Park in Annesley was officially opened on Sunday 15 October. Ashfield District Council have been working alongside...

Results of the recent community poll on a new name for Lime Tree Recreation Ground are now in! Find out here...

Neighbourhood Planning Referendums are being held in two areas on Thursday 12 October to decide whether to adopt the community’s Neighbourhood Plans.

Celebrations took place on Friday to mark the official opening of the new look reception area at Ashfield District Councils Kirkby offices, that brings together the Council and the Department for Work & Pensions (DWP) under one roof.

National Church of England Academy students have used their creativity to produce artwork for Darlison Court, Hucknall.

Queens award winning charity Nottingham Energy Partnership (NEP) has partnered with Rushcliffe Borough Council & Ashfield District Council to launch a collective switching campaign for the County and offer you the chance to find a better energy deal.

Improvement works at Acacia Recreation Ground, now known as Acacia Community Park, are now complete and fully open to the public.

Are you an exceptional local business? Then why not enter this years Chad Business awards. The awards will raise the profile of your business and enhance its reputation by promoting the great work you do. 

‘It was all yellow’ as a record number of shops and businesses got involved in the Tour of Britain Shop Window Competition.

Electors in the parish of Selston will decide if they want to adopt the Neighbourhood Plan for Selston on 12 October.

Thousands of residents lined the streets of Ashfield to welcome the Tour of Britain to the district on Wednesday 6 September.

Ashfield District Council celebrated Merchant Navy Day by raising the Merchant Navy flag and providing a service at the Kirkby Council Offices on the 1st September.


A takeaway in Hucknall has been closed due a series of food hygiene safety problems.

Find out how the Harold Farr Bequest Fund is helping young people to achieve their aspirations in sports or cultural activities and find out how you can get involved. Nominations now open!

In July 2017, the Government confirmed the route for the next phase of HS2. Find out about information events that are being held during September.

Nominations are now open for the 2017 Active Ashfield Awards in the categories of Junior Sportsperson and Junior Disabled Sportsperson.

Ashfield District Council are pleased to announce that the appointed Planning Inspector, Simon Berkeley, has now confirmed the date of the Ashfield Local Plan examination.

A great day was had by all in Hucknall on Saturday 5 August, celebrating the launch of the Tour of Britain and the first Saturday Market.

The way we collect your glass will change from 25 September 2017.

To celebrate the Tour of Britain coming to Ashfield on Wednesday 6th September you will start to see yellow bikes popping up across the District. 

This week Ashmere Care Homes (a Partnership) admitted its guilt of failing to ensure the health and safety of residents at Sutton Court care home in Sutton-in-Ashfield.

Drivers are being urged to keep their rubbish with them instead of leaving it on the roadside, putting workers lives at risk for them having to collect it.

The cash offices in Sutton, Hucknall and Selston will close on Friday 1st September. View full details here.

Take a look at the Summer 2017 edition of the quarterly newsletter for the King and Miller to Kingfisher project, available to download here.

Ashfield’s volunteers took home the majority of the prizes at the 14th Annual Greenwood Community Awards held at Red Brick House, Mansfield on 11th July.

You will soon be receiving a new blue lidded bin that will replace the current blue box

Ashfield District Council’s Locality Team have been working alongside a local residents working group, Acacia Centre staff and Acacia Association board members to develop an improvement plan for their local recreation ground.

It was all fun and frolics over two nights as workplace teams from across the district took part in the Active Ashfield Games ‘It’s A Knockout’ competitions at Kingsway Park, Kirkby.

Selected volunteers recently gathered for the celebration and recognition of the support and efforts they have given to Council projects and initiatives within the last year.

Plans for marketing Ashfield as a ‘place to be’ were launched on Friday morning in front of a range of business and community leaders at Vision West Nottinghamshire College.

A dangerous structure at Romans, Annesley Road, Hucknall has led to it being deemed necessary to close the road until temporary support and remedial safety works have been undertaken. The road will be re-opened as soon as it is safe to do so.

Network Rail has installed heritage murals on Station Road bridge in Hucknall, Nottinghamshire after they were removed from derelict shops which were due to be demolished.

Mr Matiz Ali and Mr Choudhry Shoaib-Ur-Raza, have been served with a Hygiene Emergency Prohibition Order for their takeaway Kirkby Balti House at Kirkby in Ashfield.

This week a report will go to Cabinet outlining plans for a new flagship leisure destination in Kirkby in Ashfield.

Warwick Close on the Coxmoor Estate in Kirkby-in-Ashfield is now home to nine families following the redevelopment of empty properties by Ashfield District Council.

On Friday 9 June, Darlison Court, Hucknall won the Best Inclusive Building Award at the LABC (East Midlands) Awards.

SPS Environwall, the suppliers of External Wall Insulation used on the Green Deal Communities Grant Scheme have provided us with the following information following the Grenfell tower fire. If you are one of the 250 households in Ashfield who received funding via the scheme please read the following information, if you have any further questions please contact us on 01623 457370.

Following completion of the resurfacing and pedestrianisation works to High Street in Hucknall, the 19th century market has moved into a new home.

From September, the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) will be moving into the Urban Road Council offices to create a shared location for the DWP and Ashfield District Council.

Ashfield District Council is working in partnership with local companies and local groups to help deliver their Corporate Social Responsibilities.

Local heritage groups and conservation professionals recently came together at Sutton Lawn's Rumbles Café to brainstorm ideas and potential activities for the project.

Although the current threat level to the UK has now been reduced to severe, the chance of an attack is still highly likely. There is no intelligence to suggest that...

Three general public consultations are being held in Ashfield this June to discuss the King and Miller to Kingfisher project. Be part of the discussion and help shape the future of local outdoor spaces.

Run, Hide, Tell provides information on how to stay safe in a firearms or weapon attack. 

Kirkby Cash Office is closing on 30th June 2017. You will no longer be able to make cash payments at the Council offices in Kirkby. Full details here.

The Council have been made aware that a number of residents have been target by scammers receiving cold calls from someone claiming they could get their Council Tax banding reduced for them.

The Council’s cash offices in Kirkby, Hucknall and Selston will be closed on Saturday 20 May due to scheduled maintenance on our computer systems.

Take five minutes to complete the King and Miller to Kingfisher project and help shape the future of open spaces in Ashfield.

Calling all green fingered tenants.... you can still enter the 2017 Tenant Garden Competition!  Entries close on 12th June 2017.

The Annual Plant Fair in Sutton took place on Sunday the 21st of May, selling a range of plants and cakes to the public.

Local residents are being encouraged to help shape the future of three important outdoor spaces in Ashfield and Mansfield as part of the development phase of the King and Miller to Kingfisher project

Soon, you will no longer be able to make payments in the Council's offices. Set up your payments via Direct Debit and you could win £100 in shopping vouchers.

Neighbourhood planning gives communities the opportunity to shape the development and growth of their local area.  Public consultations are being undertaken on two plans until 12th June 2017.
Find out more here.

Ambulance crews who attended a man who suffered a cardiac arrest in a swimming pool have presented bravery awards to the lifeguards who helped save the patient’s life by performing CPR and using a defibrillator.

Brierley Forest Park in Sutton in Ashfield has been accredited by Natural England with country park status.

Nottinghamshire will host an entire stage of the OVO Energy Tour of Britain, the UK’s premier road cycling race, this September as the event visits Sutton, Kirkby, Hucknall and the rural areas.   It is the only county in the Midlands to host one of the eight stages.

A number of local shops across the district have benefited from Ashfield District Council’s retail improvement scheme since its introduction last year and are now seeing the changes make a real difference to their businesses.

Employees from Ashfield District Council, Mansfield District Council and Local Authority Building Control recently conquered a coast to coast bike ride from Morecambe to Whitby to raise money for Pancreatic Cancer UK.

Why not try something new with our Get in2 Week? Free sessions are taking place across Ashfield between 24th April and 30th April.

Hucknall volunteers were out in force yesterday at three environmental events as part of Keep Britain Tidy’s ‘Great British Spring Clean’ and the Council’s ‘Even Cleaner Streets’ campaign.  

Soon, you will no longer be able to make payments in the Council's offices. Find out the best ways you can pay here.

Volunteers from Teversal village and the New Life Ministry in Christ Church turned out on two weekends to support the recent Keep Britain Tidy campaign Great British Spring Clean.

We will be conducting a survey to gain Tenants views on Housing Services. Find out more...

Mr David Hawkins has been sentenced to 160 hours unpaid work after pleading guilty to 24 food safety offences in his sandwich shop in Kirkby after appearing at Nottinghamshire Crown Court on 16th March 2017.

The new scooter park for Acacia Recreation Ground funded by Nottinghamshire County Council’s Supporting Local Communities scheme and s106 monies from housing developers is underway.

Sgt Martin Severn from Nottinghamshire Police has received a national award for his work tackling underage drinking in Sutton in Ashfield and Huthwaite.

Rent calendars for 2017/18 are now available, providing information on rent free weeks and the best ways to pay your rent.

Mums’ Movement is an exciting new project being delivered by Sport Nottinghamshire and Ashfield District Council inspiring mums to be active in the Ashfield area.

Are you a business owner in Sutton, Kirkby or Hucknall? Then why not put your creative skills to the test and enter our Easter Shop Window competition?

Funding available for Infrastructure Community Organisations in Kirkby in Ashfield. Deadline for applications is fast approaching.

If you enjoy singing, then don’t miss your opportunity to take part in the Active Ashfield Factor 2017!

All About Ashfield, the Council's bi-annual resident magazine, has been delivered to households across Ashfield over the past few days.

You still have until midnight on 27th March to get your views in online on the Boundary Commission for England

Take a minute to learn about Benefit Fraud, how to spot it and how you can report it online or on the phone.

Ashfield District Council is to receive £128k from over £660k awarded from the Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG) to Mansfield District Council and countywide partners to support victims of domestic abuse in the area.

Yet another fine example of community spirit when 23 Selston Parish volunteers came out to support the special waste collection around Underwood village

The exciting redevelopment of Sutton’s Indoor Market is well underway, with the much anticipated completion of the £1.8m project on track for the autumn.

The Chairman of Ashfield District Council, Cllr David Griffiths was joined by Deputy Lieutenant of Nottinghamshire, Liell Frankilin and year five pupils from Orchard Primary to raise the Commonwealth flag outside the Council offices.

Over 40 Environmental Volunteers attended a celebration event as a thank you for their massive contribution towards the Council’s achievement at the Keep Britain Tidy Network Awards as winners of the Community Engagement Award. 

Plans for the major project to help preserve and promote Kings Mill Reservoir for future generations are now available for the public to view. 

Ashfield has been working with the owners of Annesley Hall for some time to explore opportunities for bringing the iconic and historic site back into use. 

The change in avian influenza legislation is now in place, and is in force until 30th April 2017. Find out the key points here.

Local children were invited to make a splash alongside Olympic swimmers at an event which aims to get more young people active in water.

Ashfield District Council has been presented with the national Community Engagement Award at the Keep Britain Tidy Network Awards.

Battling against the snowy weather, volunteers turned out early in the morning on Saturday 11 February to collect litter...

Ashfield District Council is backing a campaign to get half a million people out and about cleaning up their local communities in March 2017.

As part of the delivery of the Sutton Locality Plan, Ashfield District Council worked in partnership with First Art and Can-do Film to deliver two community film projects in the Huthwaite and Stanton Hill areas.

In order to make our service even more customer-friendly, you can now book your building control inspections online.

An abandoned vehicle has recently been removed from Vine Terrace, Hucknall on 11 January 2017. 

The H5N8 strain of the disease has been found in wild and farmed birds in the UK. A number of measures are in place to reduce the risk of the disease spreading.

In order to address Ashfield District Council Corporate plan priorities, an extensive Leisure Facilities Review has been undertaken.

Ashfield District Council marked Holocaust Memorial Day 2017 with the planting of a commemorative tree at Brierley Forest Park on Friday, 27th January.

In its recent budget consultation the Council’s aim was to reach budget reductions of £670k each year to live within the means of reducing government funding.

Turning out in rainy weather, Councillors, volunteers and Council officers helped residents to remove unwanted items and clear out on Saturday 28 January.

An Integrated Services Hub in Ashfield which has brought police and council officers together in shared office accommodation is “already exceeding expectations,” guests at its official opening were told.

Following recent consultation with residents in Ashfield, at Cabinet on Thursday, 19th January, proposals for Huthwaite and Edgewood Leisure centre will be considered.

Following recent consultation with residents in Ashfield, a proposal for modernising the way the Council accepts cash payments will be considered at Cabinet on Thursday, 19 January 2017.

Following a recent consultation with Ashfield residents, a proposal for the future running of Selston Golf Course will be considered at Cabinet on Thursday 19th January.

Ashfield District Council supports raising awareness of the dangers of grooming and child sexual exploitation. Find out about Kayleigh's story. 

Cold weather has been forecast for the coming days for all of the East Midlands.

Properties available to let NOW at Beauvale Court, Hucknall and Desmond Court, Underwood.
Find out about what they have to offer.

Please be aware of these changes to the waste collection services over the festive period.

Chic Boutique and Sauce and Brown have been crowned joint winners in the Kirkby Christmas Shop Window competition.
'The Kirkby 'Storehouse' Foodbank is in need of those Christmas 'extras' we often take for granted to include in parcels.
To help protect poultry from a highly pathogenic strain of avian flu present in Europe, poultry keepers (including domestic) across Great Britain must now keep chickens, hens, ducks and turkeys housed indoors where practicable, or keep them separate from wild birds.
The Christmas Shop Window competition being hosted in Kirkby has seen a huge response from businesses in both the town centre and surrounding area.
Richard Oakey has been sentenced to 30 weeks in prison at a hearing at Southern Derbyshire Magistrates’ Court after pleading guilty to ten offences of fly tipping in Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire.
Ashfield District Council and Nottinghamshire County Council - together with partners - have secured £121,000 of support from National Lottery players to help preserve and promote King’s Mill Reservoir for future generations.
To assist residents to remove unwanted items and help clear out before Christmas, Councillor Christine Quinn-Wilcox and Council officers came together to make it happen on Saturday 3 December.
Ashfield residents, businesses, employees and other organisations are being reminded that they have until next Monday (12 December) to comment on the Council’s budget and policy proposals for 2017/18.
Kirkby based businesses are being encouraged to take part in the town’s Kirkby Christmas window competition.
Ashfield’s three town centre Christmas events will this year feature ice and snow alongside community entertainment and Christmas Market stalls.
A draft five-year plan for the future of health and social care in Nottingham and Nottinghamshire has been developed.
‘Jump Avenue’ is a free 12 week interactive healthy lifestyle programme packed full of fun and learning for overweight children and their parents and carers in a supportive, welcoming and friendly environment.
Ollie Hynd’s record breaking double gold medal achievement at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games was celebrated with the unveiling of a unique golden street sign at Wickerwood Drive, Kirkby on Saturday.