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Web hits

Please click here to view our live web traffic dashboard. This provides a variety of information on site visits, page clicks and search terms across a customisable date range.

Top 5 Searches

Please find below the top 5 search terms and the top 3 search locations looked for in the last 6 months. This information can be used to understand what people are looking for and what locations within Nottinghamshire are regularly searched for.
Top 5 Search Terms


Top Locations

Top 5 Search Terms


Nottingham, Mansfield, Hucknall

Social Care Support, Befriending schemes, cancer, lifelines, mental health


Mansfield, Nottingham, Gedling

Social Care Support, Day Services, Lifelines, Befriending Schemes, Deaf


Mansfield, Retford, Worksop

Social Care Support, Befriending Schemes, Dementia, Lifelines, Women


Mansfield, Worksop, Nottingham

Social Care Support, Volunteering, Lifelines, Befriending Schemes, Community Centre


Mansfield, Worksop, Sutton in Ashfield

Co-production, Lifelines, Social care support, Self help, Autism


Nottingham, NG4, Mansfield

Mental Health, Lifelines, Bereavement, Young Carers, Residential Care.

Null searches

Please find below a list of search terms that have generated null searches within the last 6 months. This information can be used to give an indication of where there are potential Gaps in the market and what services there may be a demand for.


Null Search Term


Food Banks Rushcliffe excluding West Bridgford, Drama Groups DN22 6JE, Diabetic Eye Screening, Stroke Support groups within 5 miles of NG10 4PT, Cleaner within 5 miles of LE12 5NN


Befriending Schemes in Gedling, Community café in Newark, Food Banks Rushcliffe excluding West Bridgford, Yoga Classes in Bassetlaw, Amputee Support Groups in Nottinghamshire, Reablement services in Nottinghamshire, Transgender Support Groups excluding Nottingham and Nuthall, Tai Chi classes in Bassetlaw, Parkinson’s Support group within 5 miles of NG22 9BS, Activities for the Elderly in Bingham

Oct 19

Befriending Schemes in Gedling, Cleaning services within 5 miles of Kimberley, Sepsis, LGBT groups with 5 miles of Retford, Anxiety Support within 5 miles of S80


Food Banks in Rushcliffe excluding West Bridgford and Cotgrave, Men in Sheds excluding Newark district and Broxtowe, Lunch Clubs within 5 miles of LE12, Brain injury support groups in Retford, Continence Support within 5 miles of Rainworth, Pilates classes in Gedling and Rushcliffe, Badminton groups in Gedling District, Small steps pathway, Knitting groups within 5 miles of Mansfield, Tai Chi classes in Bassetlaw


Food Banks in Rushcliffe excluding West Bridgford and Cotgrave, Volunteer Opportunities in Worksop, Support for Widows countywide, Choirs in Retford, Cardiac Support Groups Countywide apart from Nottingham City, Table Tennis Clubs in Kimberley, Schizophrenia support groups, Pilates Classes in Gedling and Rushcliffe, Cross stitch class within 5 miles of NG16,

Jan -20

Day Services within 5 miles of NG17 3EY, Choirs (singing groups) within 5 miles of Worksop, Bowls club Mansfield, Yoga in Bassetlaw, Board Games groups in Broxtowe, Gedling and Rushcliffe, Cleaning support in Kirkby in Ashfield, Football groups within 5 miles of Retford, Pilates Classes in Gedling and Rushcliffe, Yoga Classes within 5 miles of Keyworth, Fibromyalgia support groups Countywide excluding Mansfield and Newark and Sherwood,


Gaps filled

Following the postings of the null searches on the NottsHelpYourself we now have:

  • Befriending Services in Gedling
  • Arts and Crafts Groups within 5 Miles of NG17 4LL
  • Pastors in Nottinghamshire
  • Men in Sheds Groups Newark, Broxtowe,
  • Computer Courses in Rushcliffe
  • HIV Support Groups
  • Dog Walking within 5 miles of NG4

The table below shows cases in the Bassetlaw and Newark areas where  NCC Childrens Short Breaks Team  have been unable to commission a short breaks provider service due to no provision being available over the past three months (March to end of May 2019).


Short Breaks October 2019 – Cases not able to be Commissioned




Service Request







Left sided hemiplegia,  hydrocephalus with vp shunt fitted


Newark and Sherwood





Newark and Sherwood








ADHD, Anxiety








To meet the above, Nottinghamshire County Council are seeking new providers for their short breaks service for disabled children and young people aged 5-18. This a countywide service and includes individual support such as sitting/befriending and group support such as holiday playschemes. The following are service gaps that we currently need to fill:


  • Provision in Bassetlaw, Newark and rural areas of Rushcliffe;
  • Providers who can support with complex health/medical needs and personal care needs;
  • Group provision for young people 12 +;
  • Providers with experience of challenging behaviours.


You can apply to become an approved provider for this service through the East Midlands Tenders Portal and the tender reference is DN315665. 


Or if you would like to discuss this opportunity further please call Phil Smith, Market Development Officer, on 0115 8040944 or email:


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