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Gainsborough and District Macmillan Support Christmas Fayre

10th November 2018
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Gainsborough and District Macmillan Support

Last November Gainsborough and District Macmillan Support held a fabulous Christmas Fayre and raised an astonishing £2,064 for the charity. It was so good, we had to do it again. This year’s date is Wednesday 21st November, from 11.00am to 3.00pm. The venue is the Church and The Old Rectory at Gate Burton which make a stunning backdrop for the beautiful things on sale. read more

Beckingham Bowls Club 70th Anniversary celebrations

9th November 2018
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Beckingham Bowls Club

The Club’s 70th Anniversary Presentation Evening on 5th October, at the Beckingham Willow Works, was a resounding success amid a wonderful atmosphere. Following an excellent buffet meal and a draw for the table decorations, trophies were presented by former Social Secretary Shirley Wilson. read more

Wheatley Family Research Group

8th November 2018
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North and South Wheatley Family Research Group

The Wheatley Family Research group met on 12th September. We had a good turnout and some interesting discoveries were made by and for some members. We now have access to another pay for record site — free — when we meet which broadens our opportunities. read more

Gainsborough Snappers

7th November 2018
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Gainsborough Snappers

It was with great sadness that we learned in the summer that Alan Townsend, our much loved leader, tutor, friend and inspiration had died. Many Gainsborough people will know Alan for his beautiful photography and cheerful disposition and be saddened to learn of his passing. read more

Gainsborough’s tribute to the fallen

7th November 2018
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Gainsborough Town Council

Remembrance Day and the Two Minute Silence have been observed since the end of the First World War but their relevance remains undiminished. When we bow our heads in reflection we remember those who fought for our freedom during the two world wars. We also mourn and honour those who have lost their lives in more recent conflicts. read more

Gainsborough, the Country’s Capital

6th November 2018
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Community Focus

Our town has one of the country’s best-preserved manor houses from the medieval times. Not many people know that Gainsborough itself was the country’s capital back in 1013. The Old hall was built between the years of 1460 and 1480 and after inheriting the building in 1455, Thomas Burgh became known as the first Lord Burgh. read more

Hearts at peace

6th November 2018
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Community Focus

This fourth article about Misterton, West Stockwith and the First World War is taken from the last of David Seymour’s four books about the two villages in The Great War, Hearts At Peace. The book covers the home front, details about other local combatants and the end of the war. read more

A wartime tragedy

6th November 2018
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Friends of Gainsborough Cemetary and Chapel

The September edition of Gainsborough Life contained an article by the ‘Friends of Gainsborough Cemetery and Chapel’ about their exhibition of photographs of Gainsborough soldiers who died in WWI, which will be mounted in the Cemetery Chapel over remembrance weekend, on 10th and 11th November. read more

Image editing from beginner to enthusiast

6th November 2018
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Clarborough and Welham IT Group

‘An image is worth a thousand words’ is a bit of a misquote, but the principle is true — pictures are such powerful stimulants! However, have you got loads of digital photos on your camera or phone and don’t know what to do with them? read more

Remaining Axholme Camera Club meetings

5th November 2018
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Axholme Camera Club

The remaining schedule for the Axholme Camera Club in 2018 is below: read more