Bridge Street regeneration project continues in 2018

The ongoing effort to fill empty shops and regenerate Bridge Street will be high on the agenda for 2018, according to Worksop Business Forum.

The 7 Project at Gospel Hall, Worksop held a free Christmas dinner for homeless people, pictured are the volunteers

Worksop residents struggling with addiction, mental illness and homelessness enjoy Christmas meal thanks to kind volunteers

Disadvantaged residents including those affected by homelessness, addiction and mental illness enjoyed a slap-up Christmas meal in uplifting company thanks to a Worksop charity.

Guardian Rose presentation to Joanne Maddison at Redlands Primary School,  Joanne is pictured left recieving her rose from Sonia Batty

‘Inspirational’ Worksop teaching assistant Jo recognised with Guardian Rose

A much-loved Worksop teaching assistant who overcame a gruelling battle with breast cancer has been “reminded how inspirational she is” with a Guardian Rose.

Simon Midgley is pictured.

Man who died in Loch Lomond hotel fire named as former Worksop journalist

A man who died when a fire ripped through the five-star Loch Lomond hotel he was staying in with his partner has been named as a journalist originally from Worksop.


VIDEO: Bassetlaw dad’s ‘winter wonderland’ garden creation compared to likes of Disney Land

A Bassetlaw dad-of-three has gone viral after creating a “winter wonderland” in his back garden.


Bassetlaw Hospital roll out free Wi-Fi in time for Christmas

The Trust that runs Bassetlaw Hospital has introduced free Wi-Fi for patients and visitors.

Official opening of office and counselling suite for Ernie�"s Wish charity, pictured are chair of trustees Amy Dennington, vice chair Shelley Bacon, charity founder Carla Spence, Ernie�"s sister Edith Spence, five, secretary Claire Brow, counsellor Rachel Hodges and trustee Natalie Harwood

Ernie’s Wish launch counselling suite for Bassetlaw parents affected by baby loss

Bereaved families in Worksop will have a peaceful space to access support and heal in comfort following the launch of a counselling suite by local charity Ernie’s Wish.

This shotgun disguised as a walking stick was handed in during the Amnesty.

Around 130 firearms- including shotgun disguised as walking stick- handed in during Nottinghamshire surrender

A shotgun disguised as a walking stick is among around 130 weapons that have been handed in to Nottinghamshire Police during a national Firearms Surrender.

Matthew Liversidge is pictured.  Photo by Notts Police.

Gainsborough man sexually assaulted 15-year-old Nottinghamshire girl

A Gainsborough man who groomed and sexually touched a 15-year-old girl in Nottinghamshire has been locked up for five years.

Official launch of the Help For Heroes Christina shop in the Priory Centre, Worksop. Pictured cutting the ribbon is Bassetlaw District Council Chairman Coun Madelaine Richardson with WW2 veteran Ken Beard, regional manager for Help For Heroes Tony Eaton and Julie Eaton

Christmas shoppers urged to ‘help a hero’ this Christmas with return of charity pop-up shop

Shoppers are urged to Help a Hero this Christmas following the launch of the charity’s seasonal “pop-up shop” in Worksop.

The winner was 10-year-old singer Chloe Hind who received a standing ovation for her performance.

Worksop’s Got Talent raises a whopping £7,000 for charity

Worksop’s Got Talent returned with a bang this year - raising £7,000 for RP Fighting Blindness and selling out to 650 guests at North Nottinghamshire Arena.

Members of Carlton Youth Centre and councillors outside the Savoy Cinema.

Half-term to remember for Carlton youngsters thanks to Council grants

More than 60 children who attend Carlton Youth Centre had a half-term to remember thanks to a £500 donation from Councillors’ Community Grants.

Worksop cadets march towards the Cenotaph.

PICTURES: Hundreds descend on Worksop to honour war dead in Remembrance parade

Hundreds of Worksop residents turned out to honour the dead of two world wars on Remembrance Sunday.

Sarah and Jonathan take in the view from the Shard. Photo by Daniel Lynch.

Worksop couple mark Bonfire Night anniversary watching fireworks from Britain’s tallest bedroom

The fifth of November was a night to remember for one Worksop couple who celebrated their anniversary by watching a stunning display of colourful fireworks from “Britain’s highest bedroom”.

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ONLINE GROOMING: Mum’s warning to parents after internet stranger asks 12-year-old daughter for nude pictures

A “mortified” Nottinghamshire mother has sent out a warning to parents after her young daughter fell victim to online grooming.

Lantern making workshop at Aurora WellBeing Centre in preparation for this years Illuminate Parade, pictured is Laura Simpson from Nottinghamshire County Council

Free lantern-making workshops in preparation for Mayflower parade

Free lantern-making workshops have been taking place in Worksop and Retford in preparation for this year’s Illuminate Parade, which celebrates the region’s important connections to the story of the Mayflower Pilgrims.

The Tickhill psalter.

Lost Medieval treasure from Worksop is thousands of miles away in New York

Worksop is already a key contributor to medieval Christian heritage, being home to the Priory Church which has served as the town’s landmark since the 1100s.

Andrew Harding, sister-in-law Stacey and a team of eight other climbers at the summit of Kilamanjaro.

Brave Worksop dad raises £5,500 after scaling Kilamanjaro in son’s memory

A grieving dad who was left struggling to cope when his son took his own life has raised a whopping £5,500 after making it to the top of Kilamanjaro in his memory.

FEATURE: £1.28m in funding secured to breathe life in Worksop town centre

FEATURE: £1.28m in funding secured to breathe life in Worksop town centre

Some of Worksop’s most iconic historical buildings will be brought back to their former glory and the town centre “rejuvenated” thanks to a £1.28m grant.

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