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Retford Ladies Probus Club

25th November 2019
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Retford Ladies Probus Club

President Dawn Cragg welcomed members of Retford Ladies Probus Club back after the summer recess in September and then introduced David Dawson to speak to the group about his lifelong interest in the Worksop and Chesterfield Canal. In fact, his devotion stretched to using his house deposit to buy a boat called the Avocet when he married in 1965. Fortunately, his wife shared his enthusiasm! read more

The Trent Valley Mini Owners Club (TVMOC) Diary Dates 2020

24th November 2019
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Trent Valley Mini Owners Club

LINCOLN BIG MINI DAY
Brayford Wharf, Lincoln, on Sunday 19th April 2020 will be the 13th year for this event with 200 Minis on display. This is a very popular event with both Mini enthusiasts and the public. Entrants need to be in position by 10.00am but be there early as space is at a premium. This is a pedestrian area, so entrants have to stay in position until 4.00pm. read more

Charity’s urgent call to tackle loneliness among older people

23rd November 2019
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Re-engage

A leading charity is urgently seeking volunteers to spare a few hours a month hosting tea parties for lonely older people in Retford. Re-engage, formerly Contact the Elderly, is the only national charity focusing on tackling an emerging loneliness epidemic among over-75s. Since April 2013 the group have supported older people to attend the monthly tea parties, organised by the charity to encourage older guests to form friendships and regain confidence in later life. read more

Rotary Club of Retford

23rd November 2019
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Rotary Club of Retford

Every year, once the A level results are known, the Rotary Club of Retford rewards students chosen by the three local secondary schools who have best combined academic achievement with valuable contributions to the local community. Individual awards of £400 go to two students from each school and are paid for by the club’s Percy Laws Memorial Fund. read more

Inner Wheel Club of Retford

23rd November 2019
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Inner Wheel Club of Retford

Inner Wheel Club of Retford members, along with friends and partner’s attended the coffee morning organised by Jan and raised £350 for Jessie’s Fund. This will be match funded, as promised at conference, by a wealthy supporter of the charity. read more

Retford Lions Club

23rd November 2019
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Retford Lions Club

It is great to see more defibrillators appearing all over the place. These easy to use devices save lives. Many have been provided by local communities who have worked hard to raise funds. However, having successfully got a defibrillator installed, experience shows that in many cases people do not always ensure the equipment remains effective.
Every community needs to be aware of the following points. read more

Village Harmony Choir

23rd November 2019
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Village Harmony

Village Harmony Choir are presently practising their Christmas programme. This friendly and welcoming group meet on Mondays at 7.30pm at Sturton Village Hall, where they are ably directed by Judith Corker and accompanied by June Taylor Rabjohn. read more

Bloom-ing amazing

22nd November 2019
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Community Focus

A charitable North Nottinghamshire family has helped to raise an incredible five figure sum for good causes across the region. Christine and Kelly Bloom hosted an annual summer ball at their home in Askham, near Retford, with a dinner, live music, singing waiters and a casino table entertaining guests until after midnight. read more

Christmas ball fundraiser for type 1 diabetes

22nd November 2019
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Bassetlaw's Children's Type 1 Diabetes Family Support Group

The type 1 diabetes Winter ‘ONE’derland Christmas ball will be raising money to support Bassetlaw’s Children’s Type 1 Diabetes Family Support Group. Type 1 diabetes is an incurable autoimmune disease, which affects the ability of the pancreas to produce an important hormone called insulin which controls blood glucose levels. read more

Music and entertainment

22nd November 2019
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Barnby Moor Village Hall

Go along and join everyone for an evening of music and entertainment on 29th November from 7.30pm to 10.30pm at Barnby Moor Village Hall. The event is to raise money for the village hall, which is undergoing renovation. The night will feature acts such as The Storm Trees, Toy Trains and many more, so you can sit back and enjoy the performances in the quaint building. read more