Local News

Worksop Backs Free Parking

I have been out and about in Worksop this week talking to local shoppers and small and independent business owners in the town about my campaign to bring about 1 hour free car parking in the town centre, as a means to help support businesses through this tough time.

Retford Backs Free Parking

I have been out and about in Retford this week talking to local Retford shoppers and small and independent business owners in the town about my campaign to bring about 1 hour free car parking in the town centre, as a means to help support businesses through this tough time.

Brendan Clarke-Smith MP Forces Major Council 'U-Turn'

Brendan Clarke-Smith MP speaks about today's breaking news that Bassetlaw District Council have u-turned on their decision to not expand their Local Plan consultation period with local residents.

Worksop Business Ready to Reopen

Waddington Menswear in Worksop has been trading for 90 years. Director Jane Parkinson explains how they’ve made the store safe ahead of welcoming back customers on 15th June.

To watch the video click here. 

Time to Reopen Zoos & Wildlife Parks

Brendan Clarke-Smith MP supports the reopening of Zoos including Yorkshire Wildlife Park as soon as possible and in line with government COVID guidance. 

Record busy period for Bassetlaw MP

Brendan Clarke-Smith MP has described the busyness of the period since the start of the Coronavirus pandemic as 'unprecedented' as he released casework stats on social media.

Brendan said: