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Retford Cricket Club England Legends Day

16th July 2019
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Community Focus

June has proved a testing time for cricket players young and old at Retford Cricket Club, but despite the trying weather they have managed to squeeze in most training sessions and matches.  The Under 13 and Under 11 teams won places in their respective Bassetlaw Cup Finals — which are due to be held at Retford Cricket Ground on Sunday 21st July, along with the regions Under 15 final. read more

Rotary Club of Retford

16th July 2019
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The Rotary Club of Retford

Retford Charter Day on 6th May was the usual success despite mixed weather. The Rotary Club of Retford participated in the event with a display in King’s Park. Organised by Community Service Chairman Tina Offer and her team, there were games as well as face painting by Rotarian Linda Crossland. Although principally a fun day, £90.00 was raised for the club’s charity account. read more

Retford Men’s Probus Club

15th July 2019
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Retford Men’s Probus Club

The Probus Club in Retford has been in existence for a great many years and over the years a great deal of nostalgia has been created. Thanks to the efforts of the president and secretary supported by avid committee members, once again the years were rolled back when, on Friday 10th May, an extraordinary meeting was arranged for members. read more

Bassetlaw Community Car Scheme

15th July 2019
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Bassetlaw Community Car Scheme

The Bassetlaw Community Car Scheme is available to Bassetlaw residents, who are unable to access any other forms of public transport. The scheme can be used to visit friends or social clubs, attend doctors’ and hospital appointments, or maybe just go shopping. It is a door-to-door service; volunteer drivers will allow you one hour then take you home. read more

North Notts Association of National Trust Members

15th July 2019
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North Notts Association of National Trust Members

The April meeting was the last of the speakers in the winter programme and the North Notts Association of National Trust Members are now enjoying outings during the summer months. The May outing was first to Middleton Hall in Tamworth and as usual there was a full coach. Upon arrival, the group were greeted with tea and coffee and then split into smaller groups to be shown around as much of the place as possible. read more

Bassetlaw Hospice Grand Prize Draw Challenge

13th July 2019
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Bassetlaw Hospice

To mark 25 years of service to the community, the team at Bassetlaw Hospice have set a challenge to sell at least 2,500 Grand Prize Draw tickets, with a first prize of £250 cash generously donated by local company J-Flex. Other prizes include, overnight stay with Spa at Ye Olde Bell Hotel, dinner bed and breakfast at the West Retford Hotel, Kettlewells holiday voucher, tickets for the North York Moors Steam Railway and My Gym membership for two people. read more

Retford Ramblers

12th July 2019
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Retford Ramblers

You’re welcome to join Retford Ramblers Group on any of their walks to see if the Ramblers is for you. Then, once you’ve enjoyed the views, the chatter and good company, it’s just a case of becoming a member.
Make a date with Retford Ramblers. Their walks during July are: read more

Charity Jaguars continues to raise funds for Bluebell Wood Children’s Hospice

12th July 2019
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Community Focus

Charity Jaguars is run by Stuart Dixon who each year takes his Jaguar car around the country and through sponsorship and donations, raises money for Bluebell Wood Children’s Hospice. read more

Sturton Ward Neighbourhood Development Planning

11th July 2019
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Sturton Ward Neighbourhood Development Plan

The process of reviewing and updating Sturton Ward’s 2015 plan continues, with landowners having proposed a number of sites across the ward. Public bodies have now been consulted for their comments and opinions, and the next step will be to make all of this information available to residents in a consultation exercise where residents in each parish will be able to make comments, and say whether they support development, on any or all of the proposed sites in their parish. read more

HMP Lindholme seeks volunteers

11th July 2019
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Community Focus

HMP Lindholme is close to Hatfield Woodhouse and Doncaster, a Category C training prison, with around 1,000 prisoners. The Independent Monitoring Board (IMB) perform vital roles for Ministers and the public providing an unbiased oversight of the prison. read more