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Do you have any stories or photographs from living in the district?

2 May 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.

To celebrate the occasion, we are looking for people with any interesting stories or photographs to share from living in Newark and Sherwood, particularly between the 1920s to 1940s. If this is you, or you know someone who might be able to help, please get in touch with us by emailing

Please get in touch with your ideas, stories or photographs!