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We recently partnered with Newark and Sherwood District Council, community volunteers and other local organisations in a Day of Action at Yorke Drive and Winthorpe Road, which was organised as part of the district council’s campaign to make Newark and Sherwood a Cleaner, Safer & Greener place to live.

12 September 2018

We are delighted that a new shed has been built for the communal gardens of Coghill Court in Southwell.

4 September 2018

We would like to invite you to the final public exhibition of the masterplan proposals for improvements to Yorke Drive Estate and Lincoln Road Playing Fields.

3 September 2018

Mrs Lynn Clayton will be stepping down as our Chair of the Board of Directors in November and we are now looking for a new Chair to lead us through the next part of our journey at Newark and Sherwood Homes.

31 August 2018

We are delighted to announce the introduction of six new one bedroom apartments, available to rent in Blidworth, North Nottinghamshire.

21 August 2018

We recently announced a new format for our tenant forum meetings, involving live Q&A sessions with one of our senior management team.

20 August 2018

We recently provided support for a community fun day organised by Ollerton and Boughton Town Council on Yew Tree Park in Ollerton.

20 August 2018

Residents are beginning to enjoy new housing from Newark and Sherwood Homes and Newark and Sherwood District Council, as the first tenants move into properties which have been built as part of the council’s development programme to deliver an additional 335 homes over five years.

16 August 2018

We were delighted to attend the opening of a brand new interactive nature trail in Sconce and Devon Park.

6 August 2018

Celebrating our first anniversary of launching our successful apprenticeship scheme REACH, we are now recruiting for three new candidates.

31 July 2018

The latest edition of our quarterly Home from Homes magazine is now available!

30 July 2018

We are pleased to present our Tenant Annual Report 2017/18, which sets out how we have performed against the eight Local Service Standards that you, our tenants, have set, as well as the improvements we aim to make.

30 July 2018

We are aware that there has been a recent story in the press about a company named ‘Sherwood Homes Limited,’ which is a house building company based in Stockport. Despite the name being similar, we would like to confirm to all our tenants, customers and the community that Newark and Sherwood Homes has no affiliation with this company.

26 July 2018

‌Gladstone House has won an award for ‘Best Inclusive Building’ at the Local Authority Building Control (LABC) East Midlands Building Excellence Awards 2018.

20 July 2018

We are pleased to announce that we have signed up to the ‘Make a Stand’ pledge on tackling domestic abuse.

16 July 2018

We have been awarded with our ninth consecutive Gold in the Royal Society of Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) Health and Safety awards, after being recognised for our ongoing commitment to health and safety precautions after being judged on categories such as leadership and workforce involvement.

6 July 2018

Green fingered volunteers from Eton Avenue Growers Association have been taking advantage of the wonderful weather and have helped the residents of Bellmond Close in Newark to tidy their gardens as part of our ‘Spruce up your Garden’ series of events.

27 June 2018

A coffee morning to celebrate the Royal Air Force (RAF) centenary was held by Lowdham Senior Citizen’s Club.

22 June 2018

‌‌Newark and Sherwood District Council invites you to attend the second residents panel workshop on Wednesday 27th June, 5.45pm – 8.30pm at the Bridge Community Centre, Lincoln Road, where Lincoln Road Playing Field and Access will be the primary focus.

20 June 2018

20 June 2018

22 June 2018

Burgess Close Royal Coffee Morning

 Tenants join in with the Royal Wedding celebrations across Newark and Sherwood.

 

22 May 2018

Keen knitters from Southwell will come together to ‘knit and natter’ this month to raise awareness of Mental Health Awareness Week (14-20 May) and create gifts for a local care home.

10 May 2018

Gladstone opening

A pioneering development providing much-needed housing for older people with additional support needs has been officially opened in Newark.

24 April 2018

Children at Cleveland Square Play Park are enjoying some new play equipment.

17 April 2018

Our staff battled mud, obstacles and water to raise almost £2,000 for children’s charity, Make A Wish.

9 April 2018

Please note that due to the end of the financial year we are doing minor account adjustments and your account balance might be affected by this.

3 April 2018

 

One of our street wardens has helped make a big impact to a children’s charity in Africa, following donations from staff. 

Sarah Sturgeon, a street warden, visited street children in Cape Verde back in December and joined forces with a loca‌l housing project and orphanage during her trip.

27 March 2018

Eco-friendly volunteers came together to create a new greenhouse at Barnby Road Academy, Newark.

14 March 2018

Students from Newark Orchard School were given a behind-the-scenes tour of Newark and Sherwood Homes in celebration of National Apprenticeship Week (NAW), and to learn more about housing in the district.

13 March 2018

A community ‘day of action’ has helped improve the look and feel of an estate in Ollerton.

7 March 2018

Join us at our recruitment event at Gladstone House to find out more about available vacancies.

2 March 2018

With freezing temperatures across our district, we are getting a lot of calls with regards to problems with boilers not working due to frozen pipes. You can thaw a frozen pipe yourself following a few simple steps.

 

1 March 2018

As you will be aware, we are experiencing a period of extremely cold weather and significant snowfall across parts of the district and surrounding areas.

26 February 2018

We have made our way onto the prestigious ‘Ones to Watch' list and received a Best Companies accreditation.

21 February 2018

Tenants at Vale View, our supported housing scheme, have created a thrifty piece of art using old and unused buttons.

13 February 2018

Residents of the Yorke Drive Estate in Newark's Bridge Ward are being asked for their views regarding the area's future as part of a major consultation exercise. 

8 February 2018

We are celebrating this month following a tenant and board member making the shortlist of regional housing awards.

24 January 2018

You are invited to take part in a survey  undertaken by the Department for Communities and Local Government and the Housing Minister. 

27 December 2017

We are delighted to announce another successful winner of our community fund programme, after revealing earlier this year that we would be handing out grants to help support local community groups, charities and not for profit organisations.

13 December 2017

Newark and Sherwood Homes’ offices will close at 4pm on Friday 22nd December 2017, re-opening as usual on Wednesday 27th December.  

8 December 2017

Residents of Thurgarton village gathered for a Christmas tree lighting ceremony, last weekend (2 December) which included carol singing, mince pies and mulled wine.

6 December 2017

Two tenants have been recognised for going the extra mile within their communities this month, as part of our ‘Outstanding Contribution to the Community Awards' (OCCA).

30 November 2017

We are pleased to announce that 20 apartments – a mix of 1 and 2 bedrooms - for rent will be coming up in a new scheme called Gladstone House, just off Bowbridge Road in Newark. 

30 November 2017

Rebecca Rance, our chief executive, shares her thoughts on the recent announcement recognising her as a Visionary and True Transformational Leader in an important industry list.

22 November 2017

Newark and Sherwood’s innovative approach to meeting housing need has received national recognition this month after two leading figures secured spots on an industry list of ‘power hitters’.

7 November 2017

We’re very proud to present our Tenants' Annual Report which focuses on our performance over the last year. 

2 November 2017

Earlier this year we launched a special Community Fund to support local community groups, charities and not for profit organisations to make a difference to the people and environment in our district with total of £8,000 in two rounds of grant allocations.

We're pleased to open another round of allocations that you can apply for by 24 November. 

18 October 2017