Southwell Yarn Bomb Group was planning to Yarn Bomb the town to commemorate VE Day. As this can no longer go ahead due to current restrictions, they plan to share photos of their bollard hats each day on Facebook leading up to VE Day.



Charities, voluntary groups and parish and town councils working hard to support vulnerable Nottinghamshire residents impacted by COVID-19, are encouraged to apply for emergency funding to help with extra costs incurred during the crisis.



Severn Trent Water has stepped in to support a local wildlife charity and volunteers by donating vital funds towards an annual road closure in Oxton.

New research led by Keele University will explore how lockdowns across the world due to the Covid-19 outbreak are impacting the lives of urban animals.

BOXES full of craft equipment are being handed out to help families in Newark and Sherwood get creative during the Covid-19 lockdown.

At all times Beaumond House Hospice works hard to keep its patients and staff safe whilst continuing to provide much needed care for people who are at the end of their lives and this has not changed.

Children from the local community in and around Newark Hospital have been posting their beautiful rainbow paintings to the hospital to help brighten things up.

Southwell Cricket Club is helping Southwell Torpedos with their fantastic work in supporting the local community in these challenging times.

Salt & Light Community Group in Lowdham is running a fantastic Scarecrow Competition.

WORK to distribute food and other essentials to Newark and Sherwood residents isolated by the Coronavirus pandemic is under way.

The Bramley Newspaper comes to you a little differently this month and under extremely difficult circumstances for everyone.

Sherwood Forest Hospitals has launched a dedicated patient helpline for people with questions about their treatment and care after changes to appointments in the light of the Coronavirus pandemic.

Newark and Sherwood District Council is keen to support its business community and their employees in these unprecedented and difficult times as a result of the outbreak of Coronavirus (Covid-19). Given recent central Government announcements, and to assist in understanding the raft of support available we have collated the key measures, including how the Council will be responding. We remain committed to being as flexible as possible in administering relief for qualifying business and people affected.

Southwell Town Council will be arranging the delivery of the following information over the next few days to all households in the town. Please feel free to call any of the numbers if you or a member of your family need some help. 

Since Support Refugees in Southwell (SRiS) was formed to help resettle refugees coming to this country, under the government's resettlement scheme, three Syrian families have been welcomed here.

Blues, Ska, Soul, Country, Reggae, Americana, Jazz, Classical, World... the fourteenth Gate To Southwell Festival will be the most diverse and eclectic in its history!

On Saturday 21st March, Southwell Town Council will be launching its Environment Week.

The 2020 Pub Walk for Parkinson's is on Saturday 7th March. This year's walk is labelled TARGET 200 with the aim of attracting at least 200 walkers to celebrate our 10th year.

The Southwell and District Lions club recently visited Clumber Park to plant trees as part of an ecological project.

Lowdham Pantomime group is back - OH YES WE ARE!  This year we bring you Knight Fever. For one week only during February half term Camelot will be conveniently located in Lowdham Village Hall! From Wednesday 19th to Saturday 22nd February our tale will be spun . . .

There'll be an excellent, eclectic and truly international line-up at this summer's 14th Gate To Southwell music festival taking place from 4th to 7th June.