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Volunteering with the RSPCA

10th January 2019
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RSPCA Doncaster and Rotherham

Volunteers are crucial to the operation of the RSPCA Doncaster, Rotherham and District Branch, helping in the shops, caring for animals rescued from cruelty, driving RSPCA vehicles, tending to the grounds or fundraising.
Catherine is a regular volunteer who has helped at the Animal Centre on the Great North Road, near Bawtry, for six years. It was her love of animals that encouraged her to volunteer for the RSPCA. read more

Caskgate Street Surgery Patient Participation Group

10th January 2019
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Caskgate Street Surgery Patient Participation Group

The most frequently raised issue from general patient feedback remains to be the length of waiting time to see their GP, which in some cases is four weeks. Patients failing to attend appointments is a problem throughout the country, and it seems to be getting worse. read more

GMTS Sister Act taster night 2019

9th January 2019
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Gainsborough Musical Theatre Society

The award-winning organisation Gainsborough Musical Theatre Society are having a taster evening for their next summer show ‘Sister Act’ on Thursday 17th January, and anyone who is interested in joining them are welcome to go along. This evening will include singing through songs from the show, watching clips from the Broadway version and society members will be on hand to answer any questions you might have going forward about the show or the society. read more

A view of Gainsborough

9th January 2019
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Community Focus

This photograph was taken by Gainsborough Life reader Tom Ellis. read more

Lincolnshire Family History Society

7th January 2019
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Lincolnshire Family History Society

The Lincoln branch of Lincolnshire Family History Society is starting the new year with two new speakers to them. Joanne Major and Sarah Murdon are Lincoln based co-authors who met via an online genealogy forum and accidentally discovered the history of an 18th century courtesan which resulted in three historical biographies. The genealogists’ hobby has led to a research and writing career. read more

Morton Tea Dances

5th January 2019
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Morton Tea Dances

Morton tea dances continue to be held every four weeks on Thursday afternoons, from 2.00pm to 4.30pm at Morton Village Hall, with a tea break and raffle. The dancers celebrated Halloween with a fine range of costumes, and a buffet tea. The November tea dance was used to mark the end of WWI with decorations from Paul and Sue Willcock, and citation from David Lomas BEM as well as many dances from the time and a collection for Help the Heroes. read more

Gainsborough Lions

4th January 2019
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Gainsborough Lions

Gainsborough Lions have had a busy time with fundraising events throughout 2018 — the Easter Egg Hunt, Easter Egg Raffles at various pubs in the town, Independent Traders’ Day, Halloween Day in the Market Square, Christmas Light Switch On, Christmas Charity Market, Christmas Raffle Elm Cottage, Breakfast with Santa and a Christmas Hamper Raffle at Adams Bay. read more

Gainsborough Heritage Centre

4th January 2019
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Gainsborough Heritage Centre

Re-opening on Tuesday 8th January, the Gainsborough Heritage Centre is looking forward to an exciting fun-packed year of new exhibitions and events. The centre will be launching new temporary exhibitions over the course of the year to celebrate Ping’s 60th anniversary in the town as well as Eminox’s 40 years in business. There is still time to visit the WWI exhibition to find out more about the effect of WWI on the people and families of Gainsborough. read more

An artistic introduction to Gimp

3rd January 2019
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Clarborough and Welham IT Group

Gimp is the open source application (which also means it’s free) alternative to Adobe’s Photoshop. Gimp has much in common with Photoshop CC which makes it a true professional product, but it is also comparatively easy to gain a useful working knowledge of its key features with a bit of lively tuition; enter Clarborough and Welham IT Group! read more

Axholme Camera Club

3rd January 2019
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Axholme Camera Club

The first meetings of Axholme Camera Club in 2019 are: read more