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Retford Men’s Probus Club

22nd January 2019
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Retford Men’s Probus Club

Retford Men’s Probus Club has been running since 1971. Meetings take place at the Westhill Community Centre, Ordsall at 10.00am every other Friday. If you would like to go along to one of their meetings, please view www.retfordmensprobusclub.org.uk. read more

An invitation to Retford Bridge Club

22nd January 2019
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Retford Bridge Club

Bridge players of all levels of experience are invited to Retford Bridge Club on Tuesday 29th January, for a relaxed game of duplicate bridge. A limited number of hands will be played and there will be a coffee break of about 15 minutes. No partner is required as one will be found on the evening if you come alone. read more

Retford and District Historical and Archaeological Society

21st January 2019
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Retford and District Historical and Archaeological Society

Retford and District Historical and Archaeological Society have enjoyed a variety of speakers over the first half of the 2018-2019 lecture programme. In September, Judith Mills gave a talk on Nottingham’s Historic Green Spaces, Mike Ogden then transported them to A Place by a River (The Palace of Westminster), Adrian Gray brought them back to Nottinghamshire with scandal within well known estates, Newstead Abbey, Rufford Abbey, Clumber Park and Welbeck. Malcolm Dolby gave a talk on Worksop Manor (Nottinghamshire’s Lost Palace). read more

Dukeries Soroptimist Club

21st January 2019
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Dukeries Soroptimist Club

Soroptimist International Club of the Dukeries was founded nearly 50 years ago, fundraising for local, national and international charities, particularly those supporting women and girls.  It is a small, friendly group of women, who meet regularly for social activities. The club holds monthly business meetings and also gets together for dinner meetings to listen to a wide range of interesting speakers, talking on some very diverse topics. read more

A New Year’s resolution to join the Retford Business Forum?

18th January 2019
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Retford Business Forum

Retford Business Forum (RBF) meets at 5.30pm for 6.00pm on the first Monday of every month (except bank holidays, when it is the following Monday) in the Council Chamber at Retford Town Hall. It is made up of organisations and individuals who care about the success and wellbeing of Retford and the villages around it. You do not need to run a business to join. read more

Citizens Advice Bassetlaw

18th January 2019
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Citizens Advice Bassetlaw

Citizens Advice Bassetlaw held their AGM on 27th November and celebrated 45 years of advice and support to the people of Bassetlaw. They are also very pleased to confirm that we have secured further funding from Macmillan. This means that they are able to continue to provide casework support on Welfare Benefits, for a further year, for those people in Bassetlaw affected by cancer, who don’t know where to turn when due to illness their income is adversely affected. read more

Inner Wheel Club of Retford

17th January 2019
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Inner Wheel Club of Retford

A Happy New Year to all who support and help the Inner Wheel Club of Retford. The club came together to celebrate a Christmas meal. Members had their usual meeting in brief, then played their Secret Santa game. This involved each person taking a small gift. These were then placed in identical small bags which were passed round during an unlikely story from left to right and each person ends up with a small gift to take home. read more

The Arts Society Dukeries

17th January 2019
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The Arts Society Dukeries

2018 was a momentous year for The Arts Society Dukeries. Their name was changed from The National Decorative and Fine Arts Society, they changed their venue, they changed from meeting on a Wednesday afternoon to a Wednesday morning and, last but certainly not least, in July they celebrated the Golden Jubilee of The Arts Society (formerly NADFAS). read more

Belgium visit to mark Armistice

16th January 2019
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Community Focus

A group of intrepid and dedicated friends recently engaged in a visit to Belgium over the Armistice period with a plan to commemorate the fighting spirit of our troops in WWI with visits to numerous memorials and the Menin Gate. Involved in this group where Andy Jones, a Piper with the Seaforth Highlanders, Angela and Peter Pimperton from the Rotary Club of Retford and a group of people who were associated with the Coldstream Guards, The Parachute Regiment and the Tank Regiment along with their wives and friends. read more

Harworth Christie Organ Enthusiasts

16th January 2019
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Harworth Christie Organ Enthusiasts

Join Harworth Christie Organ Enthusiasts for their January concert, featuring the amazing talents of professional organist Martin Atterbury playing the group’s Christie theatre organ on Sunday 27th January at 2.30pm. Tickets cost £6.00 for members and senior citizens and £7.00 for non-members. Entry for children aged under 12 is free with an accompanying adult and free refreshments will be served in the interval. read more