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Have your say on how local council services are delivered in the future.

Your Future Your Nottinghamshire

Have your say on how local council services are delivered in the future.

At Nottinghamshire County Council we believe the time is now right for us to change local government in Nottinghamshire for the better. We believe that the current structure of eight separate councils is both wasteful and confusing and that a system of unitary local government for our county will make your public services better, simpler to access and would save taxpayers money.

Following agreement at Policy Committee the Leader of Nottinghamshire County Council has now written a letter to the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government seeking a formal invitation to submit proposals.

To ensure our proposals are right we want to know what you think about the future of local council services in Nottinghamshire, and how you feel they could best serve you, your family, your community and your county for the future.

To have your say simply follow the link below to our dedicated website where you can read an information document  before clicking on the button to complete the short survey.  The survey closes on Monday 19 October 2020.




A1 Southbound Newark to Gonerby Moor
I am writing to let you know that we will be carrying out survey work on the A1 between Newark and Gonerby Moor.
During our scheme of work, we will carry out pavement investigation surveys.
The information we gather during these surveys will provide important maintenance data which we will use to develop further schemes along the A1.
When will the work take place?
We plan to survey the area on Monday 19th October and Tuesday 20th October. We will deliver our works overnight between 9pm and 6am


Please find below a YOUTUBE link to the VE Day cycle ride around the village undertaken by Bob Warriner.

It would be great if you could put a comment when you have looked at it.



Village Book Exchange




The village book exchange is now open and full of books for everyone to enjoy.

Thank you to everyone who had donated books during the Covid 19 lockdown.

Happy reading - Jane Bateson

Collingham Food Pantry

The Collingham Food Pantry has been set up in response to the COVID-19 situation which is creating financial hardship for some.

The Food Pantry is receiving donations of food, toiletries, cleaning supplies etc from local businesses and will deliver parcels of those items out to anyone who needs help.

 If anyone needs this support, along with the reassurance that all information is dealt with in the strictest confidence, please contact the Food Pantry.

The number to ring is 07442 491292 or email


Local Community Support Programmes

The Befriending Service run by Newark Live At Home for the Collingham villages is continuing to deliver its support services despite the current COVID-19 restrictions.

Launched in April 2019, the services has maintained support during this challenging time by temporarily switching  to using telephone contact instead of home visits. Normal face-to-face support will resume as soon as possible when lockdown restrictions permit. During this challenging time there will be an increases social isolation already endured by many, and so the need for this service becomes even more important. If you are aware of anyone that might need such a service or if you can spare on hour per week to be a volunteer for the Collingham area then please contact  Cheryl on 01636 674521


The Collingham Rural Advice Centre is still fully operational and supporting Collingham and the surrounding villages.  The office at the Memorial Hall in Collingham  remains closed for the moment but a full support service is still being provided by the Citizens Advice support team who can be contacted on this temporary phone number: 01623 861769. We will let you know as soon we re-open at as the Memorial Hall but in the meantime, the service is still there for advice and information on problems including debt, benefits, employment, housing, universal credit etc

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