Newstead Village, formerly Newstead Colliery Village, with a population of about 1200 is situated approximately 10 miles to the north west of Nottingham and within 3 miles of junction 27 of the M1 motorway.
The village benefits from its location and is surrounded by open countryside and woodlands. It has a number of designated ‘Sites of Importance to Nature and Conservation’ (SINC).
The village is served with a number of transport options with a direct railway link to Nottingham and beyond, a regular bus service and situated in nearby Hucknall is the terminus for the Nottingham Express Transit (tram) with free parking facilities.
There are a range of facilities which include a Community Centre, a Primary School, Surestart, a general store and sub post office, a Miners Welfare, a micro pub, bowling green and allotments. Additionally there are a number of organisations within the village providing various activities.
Local Planning Document
Gedling Borough Council will be consulting on the latest stage of the Local Planning Document from 23rd May 2016.
NOTICE OF VACANCY IN THE OFFICE OF PARISH COUNCILLOR
There is currently a vacancy on Newstead Parish Council to represent the Abbey ward of the Parish. Any person willing to fill this vacancy should apply to the Clerk in writing at the following address:
In order to meet the criteria to become a Councillor, the applicant’s name must appear in the current register of electors for the parish; alternatively the applicant should during the whole of the twelve months preceding the date shown below reside in or live within three miles of the parish; or the applicant’s only place of work during the last twelve months is in the parish. Finally the applicant must not be debarred from standing as a Councillor.
If more than two nomination are received, the Council will vote at its next meeting for its preferred choice.
Finally, please contact the Clerk on Tel (0115) 963 2781, if you would like any further information.
31st January 2017
Illegal Of Road Bikes
Newstead Parish Council are inviting organisations within Newstead Village to apply for funding.
There are no deadlines. Applications are assessed by Newstead Parish Council at the next available meeting. Please allow up to two months for a decision.
Newstead Parish Council try to ensure that funding is allocated fairly and reserve the right not to fund a project.
Community Food Bank