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Walking under Trains

8th May 2019
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Community Focus

Here is the latest photograph sent to us by Gainsborough Life reader Tom Ellis. It is entitled ‘Walking Underneath Trains’. More of an urban exploration, this bridge connects up to an infamous hill in the town called, ‘Pingle’. read more

Who dunnit at The Old Nick?

8th May 2019
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The Old Nick Police Museum

Enjoy murder mystery ‘Who Dun It?’ at The Old Nick Police Museum on Sunday 12th May from 11.00am to 3.00pm. Tickets cost just £1.50 to include a tea or coffee and an assortment of refreshments will be on sale in the tea room at their usual low prices. It will be narrated by their young volunteer and assisted by other members of the voluntary team. Can you find the culprit? read more

GMTS start rehearsals for Sister Act

7th May 2019
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Gainsborough Musical Theatre Society

Rehearsals are really starting to get underway for Gainsborough Musical Theatre Society’s production of Sister Act, which you can see from 2nd to 6th July at the Trinity Arts Centre. The society have revealed their cast list: read more

Volunteers needed

7th May 2019
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Barnardo's Gainsborough

Do you like meeting people, making friends and helping others? The Barnardo’s charity shop in Corringham Road, Gainsborough, are always looking for friendly volunteers. Learn retail skills, meet new people and have fun. If this sounds like you then please get in touch to find out more. read more

Rose Leisure Bowls Club

4th May 2019
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Rose Leisure Bowls Club

Rose Leisure Bowls Club are holding bowls drives on Saturday 11th May and Saturday 25th May at the North Warren Sports Ground, starting at 2.00pm. Everyone is very welcome. Contact J Coy on 01427 615711 for more details.
The club are also their annual Gala Day on 1st September from 10.00am to 5.30pm. Refreshments will be available all day. Everyone is welcome. read more

Wheatley Family Research Group

3rd May 2019
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Wheatley Family Research Group

The next meeting of Wheatley Family Research Group will be on Wednesday 8th May at 2.00pm in the Village Hall, South Wheatley. They are an enthusiastic self-help group who are willing and able to help people wanting to get started with their family history as well as providing help to those who have hit a ‘brick wall’ and cannot find a way forward. read more

Retford and District Royal British Legion

3rd May 2019
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Retford and District Royal British Legion

Tuesday 6th March 2019 marked a very important date for the Retford and District branch of The Royal British Legion as, alongside the Worksop branch, they were awarded the Freedom of the District by Bassetlaw District Council. In his acceptance speech, Tony Goodall said that he was honoured to accept the Freedom on behalf of the branch. read more

Have a tea break and support the Hospice

2nd May 2019
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Lindsey Lodge Hospice

A local hospice is urging people to pop the kettle on and host their own tea break for charity during the month of May.
Lindsey Lodge Hospice has launched its Tea Break campaign to raise the much needed funds it needs to provide wellbeing services specialist palliative care and support to North Lincolnshire patients who are living with life-limiting illnesses. read more

Charity nights at the Blues Club

2nd May 2019
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The Boys

Have you got your tickets to see the amazing Sarah Collins and Keep The Faith, one of the UK’s top northern soul and motown bands, plus northern soul DJ Richard Charlton (Dancing Dickie) on 11th May? Sarah performed at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in America last year, so don’t miss this opportunity to see this great band. DJ Dancing Dickie will be playing your favourite northern soul records from 4.00pm. read more

U3A Gainsborough Buccaneers Group

1st May 2019
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Gainsborough U3A

On a Tuesday morning in April a group of nine Gainsborough U3A Buccaneers Group members descended on The Picasso Pottery Café in Gainsborough, to try their hand at painting on pottery.  Fortified by hot beverages and toast or cakes, they then each chose a white bisque to try to turn into a thing of beauty. They had a lovely morning. read more