Kings Clipstone News and Events

For all the latest local news and events in and around Kings Clipstone check this page regularly.

Christmas Trees

This year the Parish Council have arranged to have two Christmas trees, one on the banking opposite the King John’s Palace as in previous years, and one outside the Dog & Duck. The trees have been very kindly donated by Forest Holidays and Cllr Bradley.

Dog & Duck

The Dog & Duck have announced that they are to open on Monday 26th November 2018.

Autumn Newsletter

The Autumn newsletter for those that cannot make it to Parish Meetings can now be downloaded via the link below.

Sky Lanterns and Helium Balloons

The Leisure and Environment Committee of Newark and Sherwood District Council recently considered a report on the impact on the environment and on animal health that the indiscriminate release of sky lanterns and helium balloons can cause. A copy of the report can be found via link below.

A report commissioned by the RSPCA which highlights the dangers of these products can also be viewed via the link below.

The committee resolved to prohibit the release of these items from its own land, and following a discussion by Kings Clipstone Parish Council at the 6th August meeting, the same has been unanimously agreed.

Conclusion of Audit

The Parish Council’s accounts have been successfully audited, and a notice of conclusion of audit is available to view via the link below.

Playing Field Purchase

At the Kings Clipstone Parish Council Meeting on 10th May 2017, it was RESOLVED by the members of the council to seek the approval of the Secretary of State for Communities to apply for a Public Works Loan Board loan of £65,000 over 25 years for the purchase of land. The annual loan repayments will come to up to an estimated £4,300 a year. The council would like to seek your views and opinions on this matter.

New Sherwood Forest Visitor Centre

Woodhead Construction begin work on the east side of the site (east of Swinecote Road) on Tuesday 2nd May. Works will comprise a new access road, car parking bays, a coach parking area and the hardstanding for the fairground.

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

Shale Wealth Fund - Government Consultation

On 8th August 2016 the Government launched a consultation seeking views on the delivery method and priorities of the Shale Wealth Fund. This includes the potential option for payments to be made directly to households affected by shale gas developments.

The Government is keen to hear directly from individuals or from organisations, such as charities, businesses, local authorities and community groups.

A copy of the consultation document, which includes a number of questions, can be viewed by clicking on the link below.

Nottinghamshire County Council Recycling Centre Service Changes 2016

From the 1st April 2016 Nottinghamshire County Council will be introducing a number of changes to the Recycling Centre Service, including implementing a registration scheme for residents wishing to use the network of 12 sites in the County.

You can register for free now at www.nottinghamshire.gov.uk or call 0300 500 80 80. Registration is only open to Nottinghamshire residents (excluding Nottingham City).

For full details or to register click the links below.

Better Broadband For Nottinghamshire

Better Broadband for Nottinghamshire is a multi-million pound partnership between the County Council and a range of funding partners including BT, Central Government and the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF), which is set to transform broadband speeds across Nottinghamshire.

As a result of the programme, 95% of Nottinghamshire's premises are expected to be able to access a fibre network, capable of delivering superfast broadband, by March 2016. It is also intended that all Nottinghamshire premises will be able to access a minimum broadband speed of at least 2Mbps by the end of 2016.

For full details visit the NCC website via the link below.

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