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Charity calls for volunteers to help lonely older people

18th June 2019
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Contact the Elderly

A charity is urgently appealing for new volunteers to help isolated older people who live alone in Retford.
Contact the Elderly, a UK charity solely dedicated to tackling loneliness and isolation among older people, has been providing monthly social gatherings for the over 75s in Retford since 2013. read more

Laxton Plant Stall

18th June 2019
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Community Focus

Anyone passing through Laxton is invited to look at the Inner Wheel of Sherwood Forest plant stall next door to the Village Hall. There are a wide range of plants throughout the season and the stall operates on an honest basis. All items are priced. Medical Detection Dogs is the charity being supported by the proceeds this year. read more

Church matters and so do you!

18th June 2019
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St Bartholomew's Church, Sutton cum Lound

The local PCC (Parochial Church Council) would like to bring the following details to your attention! The local church has been notified by the Diocese of Southwell and Nottingham that it intends to sell the Vicarage in Sutton cum Lound. The property, which is owned by the Diocese and not the local church, has been used as a vicarage for over 40 years on and off. read more

Armed Forces Day Fly-In and Family Fun Day

17th June 2019
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Retford Airport

There will be an Armed Forces Day Fly-In and Family Fun Day on Saturday 29th June, from 10.00am to 3.00pm, at Retford Gamston Airport, Retford DN22 0QL. The aim is to raise as much money as possible for Help for Heroes and have a great day, watching the planes land and take off. The organisers have organised a number of stalls for people to visit including food and drink. read more

Friendly Bridge

17th June 2019
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Retford Bridge Club

Bridge players of all levels of experience are invited to Retford Bridge Club on Tuesday 25th June, 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: however, if you do come without a partner, please give Sandy or Mike a call to check there is a host available. read more

Harworth Christie Organ Enthusiasts

17th June 2019
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Harworth Christie Organ Enthusiasts

Declan Poole, the winner of the Young Theatre Organist of the Year, will play for the Harworth Christie Organ Enthusiasts on Sunday 23rd June at 2.30pm. Everyone is invited to what promises to be a very special event. Entry is £6.00 for members and senior citizens and for any non-member it is £7.00. Children under 12 gain free entry with an accompanying adult. read more

Friends of Bassetlaw Museum

16th June 2019
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Friends of Bassetlaw Museum

The Friends of Bassetlaw Museum was formed five years ago with the view to supporting the museum financially and promoting the museum within the community. During that time members have enjoyed several talks on such diverse subjects as corn dollies, beer in wartime and the history of bricks, to name but a few. read more

Retford Cricket Club

14th June 2019
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Community Focus

Retford Cricket Club is the place to be on a Friday night. There is something for everyone — the field is packed with over 60 juniors and in the background those adults who are feeling energetic can have a go at bootcamp or ladies’ cricket; whilst for those wanting to relax — the bar is always open and the BBQ is smoking. read more

Ryton Chorale

14th June 2019
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Ryton Chorale

The Titchfield Library in Welbeck Abbey, on Saturday 22nd June at 7.30pm, is the setting for Ryton Chorale’s Summer Concert with its guests, the Pfungstadt Accordion Band. The programme will comprise light English and German music, with conductors David Wynne and Jens Jourdan, and a joint performance of Zadok the Priest by Handel. The concert will be followed with supper. read more

Retford’s British Heart Foundation shop

14th June 2019
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British Heart Foundation Retford

At the British Heart Foundation shop in Retford they have the most amazing opportunity to beat heart disease forever! They can only achieve this with the continued support of their fantastic volunteers, donors and potential donors…Could you be one of them? read more