Full Council - Tuesday, 12th December, 2023 6.00 pm

Venue: Civic Suite, Castle House, Great North Road, Newark, NG24 1BY

Contact: Nigel Hill  Tel: 01636 655243 Email:


No. Item


Apologies for absence


Declarations of Interest by Members and Officers


Notification to those present that the meeting will be recorded and streamed online


Minutes from the meeting held on 17 October 2023 pdf icon PDF 488 KB


Communications which the Chair, Leader, Chief Executive or Portfolio Holders may wish to lay before the Council


In accordance with Rule No. 3.1 to receive the presentation or the debating of any Petitions from Members of the Council (if any)


Questions from Members of the Public and Council

In accordance with Rule No. 3.3.3, the following question has been submitted to the Council from Councillor J Lee:


“I want to address a matter of significant concern pertaining to wildlife protection and community safety within our towns and villages. This issue was brought to my attention during recent interactions with residents in Wellow, highlighting an alarming trend that seems to be emerging across our district.


Specifically, I wish to draw your attention to two distressing incidents. The first is a recent allegation from Wellow, where an individual reportedly threatened to shoot fireworks at a peahen. The second incident, reminiscent of this, occurred last year around Balderton Lake, involving harm to wildlife. These episodes not only cause distress among our residents but also pose a serious threat to the well-being of our local wildlife.


Given these circumstances, I am compelled to ask, what proactive measures is the District Council implementing to combat such anti-social behaviour and wildlife crimes in our towns and villages? It is essential to understand the Council's strategy and the collaborative efforts with the police and other organizations in addressing these issues.


The protection of wildlife and the maintenance of community safety are paramount. I am keen to learn about the initiatives and policies the Council has in place or plans to introduce to prevent such incidents from recurring. Ensuring a safe and harmonious environment for all, including our wildlife, is a shared responsibility that I believe our Council can lead on effectively.”



Community Plan 2023 - 2027 pdf icon PDF 540 KB

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Proposed Schedule of Meetings 2024/25 pdf icon PDF 520 KB

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Localised Council Tax Support Scheme 2024/25 pdf icon PDF 559 KB


Treasury Management Mid-Year Report 2023/24 pdf icon PDF 798 KB


Review of Statement of Licensing Policy 2024 - 2029 pdf icon PDF 533 KB

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Amended Allocations and Development Management Development Plan Document - Submission pdf icon PDF 701 KB

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Notices of Motion (if any)


Minutes for Noting


Cabinet - 31 October 2023 pdf icon PDF 459 KB


Planning Committee - 9 November 2023 pdf icon PDF 570 KB


Planning Committee - 23 November 2023 pdf icon PDF 421 KB


Audit & Governance Committee - 22 November 2023 pdf icon PDF 438 KB


General Purposes Committee - 30 November 2023 pdf icon PDF 408 KB


Licensing Committee - 30 November 2023 pdf icon PDF 419 KB


Policy & Performance Improvement Committee - 4 December 2023 pdf icon PDF 458 KB