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Retford Ladies Probus Club

7th May 2019
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Retford Ladies Probus Club

On Tuesday 15th March Dawn Cragg welcomed members old and new to the first meeting of her presidency of Retford Ladies Probus.  The speaker was Chris Tarratt, who is a jeweller by trade. ‘Visual Gems’ was a guide round some of Chris’s favourite images from the world of art. He began with a Cartier leopard brooch designed for the Duchess of Windsor in 1948. read more

Retford Railway Station lift approved

7th May 2019
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North Nottinghamsire and Lincolnshire Community Rail Partnership

Retford Railway Station will have a new lift thanks to a campaign by North Notts and Lincs Community Rail Partnership (NNLCRP) supporting an application by LNER to the Government’s Access for All programme. This was greatly supported by a large number of local organisations with a range of different areas of interest. read more

Square Fête starts off Summer Sundays on the Square in Retford

6th May 2019
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Retford Business Forum

Retford Business Forum, with support from North Notts BID and Bassetlaw District Council, is organising three Summer on the Square events in Retford this year. They are Square Fête (traditional English fair) on Sunday 26th May; Square Wheels (Jaguar Club and Harley Davidson Chapters) on Sunday 30th June; and Square Deal (charities and community organisations) on Sunday 28th July. read more

Welbeck 10k Fun Run

6th May 2019
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Focus on Young People in Bassetlaw

You can support the Focus on Young People in Bassetlaw charity and see the beautiful grounds of the Welbeck Estate at their annual Welbeck 10k Fun Run/Walk on Sunday 12th May. It starts at 10.30am, register from 9.30am at the Lady Margaret Hall car park. read more

Retford Charter Day

5th May 2019
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Community Focus

Once again Retford Charter Day will take place on May Day Bank Holiday – Monday 6th May. The town will be buzzing with entertainment, old and new. Debutots a Family Interactive Storytelling, Gruffalo’s Child will be performed at Bassetlaw Museum from 11.00am to 11.45am and at Captain Jacks from 1.00pm to 1.45pm. In the Park will be Professor Paul Temple as seen on Channel 5 with his Fairground Organ and Punch and Judy performing at 11.00am, 1.00pm and 3.00pm read more

Aurora Wellbeing Centre

5th May 2019
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Aurora Wellbeing Centre

Aurora in Worksop is a charity that supports people in Bassetlaw affected by cancer. It provides access to information and advice, wellbeing and counselling, support groups, courses and exercise classes. Aurora offers professional beauty treatments and holistic therapies (also available to the general public) and advice on skin care and hair loss, to boost self-esteem whilst undergoing, and recovering from cancer treatment. read more

Exercise is good for all say Retford MS Society

4th May 2019
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Retford District MS Society

Retford District Multiple Sclerosis Society Support Group is encouraging everyone to move more, and they are leading by example. To highlight what a strong community they are, they have challenged themselves to their own triathlon in June. They have two main aims: read more

Push the Boat Out 2019 at Daneshill Sailing Club

3rd May 2019
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Community Focus

Daneshill Sailing Club are again taking part in the RYA Push The Boat Out event, in which clubs and centres across the country play host to both seasoned sailors and beginners at over 375 locations. The event has been running for a number of years and last year saw over 39,000 people attend events with around 29,000 people taking to the water, some for the very first time. read more

Retford Bowling Green

3rd May 2019
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Retford Bowling Green

As winter drew to a close and spring was in the air, Retford Bowling Green looked forward to the start of the bowling season. To finish off the winter season they held the last of their winter social gatherings. In March another karaoke session was a great success. Of particular note was the opening number by the ‘Bowling Sisters’, three gentlemen dressed in drag performing a number of songs. In April the club held their traditional pre-season dinner, which this year was a carvery at the club. read more

Retford Lions Club

3rd May 2019
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Retford Lions Club

Charter Day is scheduled for Monday 6th May and we are usually lucky to get good weather for the Bank Holiday; here’s hoping! Retford Lions Club are still selling Corporate Red Ducks — see the centre spread of adverts in this issue and article about this event. Although all available adverts were sold earlier by some very energetic and active Lion members; it will be possible to sponsor a Red Duck and thus win £1,000 for your nominated charity up until the race start! read more