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The next Tenant Forum Meeting and Charity Coffee Morning will take place on Wednesday, July 3 from 10:00 AM at Maypole Court Community Centre, Wellow.

11 June 2019

This year will mark 100 years of council housing, after the Housing, Town Planning Act 1919, generally known as the ‘Addison Act’ after the Minister of Health Dr Christopher Addison, received royal assent.

2 May 2019

From the 1st May, 2019 we will be partnered with Morgan Lambert for gas inspections and they may be in touch by telephone to arrange an appointment.

16 April 2019

The annual Survey of Tenants and Residents (STAR) will commence today for approximately five weeks. This will be carried out by Viewpoint via telephone and you may be contacted.

15 April 2019

The council has agreed an 'in-principle' decision to bring the management of housing service in-house.

4 April 2019

Changes are coming to the way people can apply for council housing from Newark and Sherwood District Council through Newark and Sherwood Homes.

21 March 2019

Newark and Sherwood Homes is working in partnership with Woodhead Group, on behalf of Newark and Sherwood District Council, to deliver six one-bedroom flats and three two-bedroom flats on Queens Court, Lovers Lane in Newark.

21 March 2019

Day of Action 2019

The third Day of Action took place on Friday, March 8 in Hawtonville as part of Newark and Sherwood District Council’s Cleaner, Safer and Greener campaign.

19 March 2019

involved tenants

The next Tenant Forum Meeting and Charity Coffee Morning will take place on Wednesday, April 10 from 10:00 AM at The Bridge Community Centre, Lincoln Road, Newark.

15 March 2019

A range of new homes in Balderton have been completed by Newark and Sherwood Homes and Newark and Sherwood District Council and are already improving the lives of local people.

13 March 2019

We will be completing essential maintenance to the telephone systems on Saturday, March 9 and as a result there may be minor disruption throughout the day. Our Careline Service will not be affected.

8 March 2019

Newark and Sherwood Homes has been named as one of the best places to work in the UK, ranking 66th in The Sunday Times Top 100 Best Not-For-Profit Organisations to Work For 2019.

28 February 2019


How we advertise properties available to let is changing. From Thursday, April 4 properties will be advertised through ‘MyAccount’ on our website.

20 February 2019

We are celebrating following a successful evening on Friday (February 15) at the Building Communities Awards 2019 ceremony in Leicester.

19 February 2019

Our chief executive, Rebecca Rance, has been named in 24housing magazine's 'Top 50 Power Players'.

18 February 2019

We will be doing some routine maintenance work at 5pm today (Monday 11 February). My Account and the Housing Applications page will not be available during this time.

11 February 2019

Each year, the Elderly Accommodation Counsel (EAC) celebrates successful examples of later life housing. For the first time, the awards will recognise the best retirement housing schemes in every region, as well as in the country. 

29 January 2019

The next Midlands meeting for Tpas members will be hosted by Newark and Sherwood Homes at the Everyday Champions Centre in Newark.

28 January 2019

If you are one of our tenants living in Newark and Sherwood with an interesting story to share, we want you to get in touch for a national photo competition!

24 January 2019

An outline planning application to transform and regenerate the Yorke Drive estate in Newark has now been submitted.

24 January 2019

As weather warnings begin to be issued across the country, it is now more important than ever to start preparing for the cold conditions. This includes keeping warm, staying safe and making sure to report any issues or problems.

23 January 2019


A music event for people with dementia and their carers was recently held at Gladstone House.

22 January 2019

The Government has published a consultation document on good practice for how residents and landlords work together to keep their homes and buildings safe.

18 January 2019

A New Year social was organised at The Leys Community Centre in Lowdham for local residents to come and chat to members of our tenancy team.

23 January 2019

Without contents insurance your personal property is not protected against fire, theft, vandalism or water damage.

7 January 2019

During the festive period, it is important that you follow some simple steps to ensure the safety of yourself and your loved ones.

21 December 2018

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


20 December 2018

Tenants at Vale View, our supported housing scheme, have once again been getting creative with old and unused buttons.

20 December 2018

Newark and Sherwood Homes’ offices will close at 4pm on Monday 24th December, re-opening as usual on Thursday 27th December 2018.  

19 December 2018

During our company Annual General Meeting (AGM), we were delighted to recognise staff and tenants for their outstanding work during our Directors of the Board (DoB) Excellence Awards and Outstanding Contribution to the Community Awards (OCCAs).

19 December 2018

New build bungalow

The first 50 homes are now complete in Newark and Sherwood District Council’s housing development programme, which is being managed and delivered by Newark and Sherwood Homes.

30 November 2018

We have recently switched contractors for asbestos management and you may be contacted by our new contractor to arrange a survey.

29 November 2018

We are pleased to announce that local businessman Andrew Fearn has been appointed as our new Board Chairman.

27 November 2018

Last week we were at the Future First Expo, which was held at Newark Showground. More than 900 secondary school students from across the Newark and Sherwood district visited the expo and we were delighted to speak to so many students who were interested in a career in housing!

15 November 2018

We are delighted to announce that our very own Investment Manager, Mick Carman, has been included as the number one unsung hero in housing in 24housing magazine’s 40 over forty list!

8 November 2018

During this period of remembrance, we are thinking about all those who lost their lives in the First World War, including those from across the Newark and Sherwood District.

2 November 2018

Members of our staff took part in a session aimed to encourage discussion and debate on how the company should respond to the Government’s recently published green paper titled ‘A new deal for social housing’.

22 October 2018

Residents at Gladstone House in Newark took part in a tea dance to celebrate International Day of Older Persons.

18 October 2018


Newark and Sherwood Homes will be hosting two public meetings on Tuesday, October 23 to hear the thoughts of Newark and Sherwood residents on the future of social housing.

16 October 2018

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 nine 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


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

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