Worksop Archive



Jun 28, 2022
Giddy' Up

What’s New at This Year’s Osberton International

The event runs from September 29 to October 2 and incorporates the prestigious British Eventing Young Horse Championship.

Mar 28, 2022
a fresh new look

Creswell Crags

Creswell Crags is looking forward to its first full season of opening since the outbreak of COVID-19 in March 2020. Open 7 days from February to October, there are big plans for the prehistoric site, popular for cave tours, school trips and walks in the beautiful limestone gorge. The site is run by an independent charitable trust and only survived the pandemic due to emergency funding from the National Lottery, Historic England, DCMS and others. An optimistic 2022 programme includes a newly revamped programme of events and activities, focused on the nature and history of the site, including...

Mar 25, 2022
In this edition it’s Worksop’s time to shine…

Girl About Town... Worksop

Location Location Worksop is the largest town in Bassetlaw and it is situated on the River Ryton at the northern edge of Sherwood Forest. It is about 19 miles east-south-east of Sheffield and its affords excellent links to a number of towns and cities - either by road or rail.  A market town with a rich heritage in mining and breweries, it is often overlooked on the tourist trail but has a number of heritage buildings and a friendly welcoming environment.

Feb 16, 2022
most endangered property

Restoring Glory

The Victorian Society is the only charity dedicated to championing Victorian and Edwardian buildings in England and Wales, and works tirelessly all years round to raise awareness to the plight of precious examples of architecture that are in desperate need of rescue and restoration. It fights to save buildings that people still value and protect them from demolition or careless alteration so that future generations can enjoy them. Some of its most famous success stories include St. Pancras in London and the Albert Dock in Liverpool and its Conservation Advisers help local planning authoriti...

Jan 21, 2022
Worksop scouts

Milestone Moments

14th (St. Anne's Scouts) Worksop are celebrating 100 years of scouting. The group is almost as old as the beautiful St. Anne’s Church, from where it takes its name. The church celebrated its own 100-year anniversary in 2012 and remains as treasured as ever to not only the scouts but countless other groups that enjoy its building for their activities.

Jul 2, 2021
Worksop High Street

North Notts Dressings To Reinvigorate Local High Streets Launches Across North Nottinghamshire

The initiative, which is being delivered by North Notts BID in partnership with leading supplier of placemaking decorations City Dressing, includes the rollout of artistic pop-up installations and vibrant seating areas across town centres in Retford and Worksop.

Worksop Masterplan
May 20, 2021
A new vision and future developments for Worksop Town Centre.

Worksop Masterplan Launched

The approval of the masterplan followed an eight week consultation in which local people expressed their views on the plan and the options available to make Worksop the type of town centre people want to use and live in over the coming years.

Feb 20, 2021
The Canch

New Facilities For Award-Winning Worksop Park

The new Bassetlaw District Council facility will include a refreshments kiosk and outdoor seating, a second public Changing Places facility in Worksop, a disabled toilet, a baby change and parent WC in addition to four unisex toilets. It will be situated opposite the splash pool, within an area of the sensory garden.

Jan 1, 2021
Made Go Tree Planting

Living our History

400 years ago, the Mayflower Pilgrims left England and set out for America. A number of the most influential and important Pilgrims came from North Nottinghamshire and to mark its seminal place in the Mayflower story, the Sherwood Forest Trust will be planting 400 oaks at Hodsock Priory - one for each year since that historic sea voyage. With the kind permission of landowner, Sir Andrew Buchanan, the Trust will establish the ‘Pilgrim Plantation’.
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