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Retford Make Music Day

14th June 2019
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Community Focus

Friday 21st June is the first day of summer and Retford will be alive with music throughout the day.
Retford Make Music Day is part of the world’s largest annual music festival with free events in the Market Square, Carolgate and Retford Library. read more

Friends of Milton Mausoleum

14th June 2019
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Friends of Milton Mausoleum

The Friends of Milton Mausoleum would like to invite you to call in any Sunday when the mausoleum is open between May and September from 2.00pm to 4.00pm. This season will bring changes to the building. Visit and speak to the volunteers who will be pleased to show you around and give you an insight into the lives of the 4th Duke of Newcastle and his wife Lady Georgiana who lived at Clumber Park. read more

St Swithun’s organ recital

13th June 2019
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St Swithun's Church, Retford

This month’s lunchtime organist at St Swithun’s Church, Retford will be Colin Walsh, the Organist Laureate at Lincoln Cathedral. The concert will start at 1.00pm on 20th June. Admission is free and there will be a retiring collection. Light lunches will be available from 12.00pm. read more

History day out

13th June 2019
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Pilgrims and Prophets

Another of the popular ‘Pilgrims and Prophets’ history days out will pick up in Retford on 20th July, at about 9.00am, for a visit to explore some of the fascinating sites in North Lincolnshire connected with that area’s church history. The tour will include a tour of the unique site at Barton on Humber, where two churches face each over across a pond — which is in fact a ‘blow well’. read more

East Markham WI

13th June 2019
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East Markham WI

The Annual Meeting in April saw a new committee and president elected at East Markham WI, following the retirement of President Jean and a number of committee members. Tributes were paid and gifts presented to those retiring, with special tributes and thanks to Jean, who had been president for 20 years. read more

A song for every season

12th June 2019
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Ordsall Parish Hall

We love to grumble about the British weather, but the Carnival Band is determined to celebrate our climate in all its variety. So, umbrellas at the ready (figuratively speaking — this is an indoor gig!) and prepare to be entertained by one the most original acts on the folk and early music scene. Well-known for their recordings and concerts with folk superstar Maddy Prior, the band has toured throughout the UK and abroad, as far as Sudan and Japan. read more

Dukeries Woodturning Society

12th June 2019
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Dukeries Woodturning Society

The Dukeries Woodturning Society are delighted to report that they have spent a good sum from the £1,300 Special Project Grant awarded by Newark and Sherwood District Council, on a new lathe for the Society. This has replaced one which is well over 15 years old. The old one was auctioned among members and the money received has gone into the group’s funds. read more

Trent Valley Mini Owners Club

11th June 2019
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Community Focus

Trent Valley Mini Owners Club (TVMOC) was first started in September 2004 by a group of enthusiasts who were passionate about the Mini. By this time the new Mini was gaining popularity and, although was not accepted by some clubs, TVMOC always welcome the people with them. read more

Hospice expansion gets underway!

11th June 2019
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Bassetlaw Hospice

The expansion and refurbishment of Bassetlaw Hospice has started with the contractors now on site stripping out old fittings ready for the building work to begin. The work is expected to last for approximately six months. read more

Nottinghamshire Motor Neurone Disease Association

11th June 2019
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Nottinghamshire Branch of the Motor Neurone Disease Association

At the last support meeting of Nottingham Branch of the Motor Neurone Disease Association (MNDA) in Retford, members were discussing (once again) how hard it is to find clothes you want to wear when getting in and out of your favourite things becomes physically more difficult or near impossible… finding clothes that are ‘fashionable’ rather than just wearing what’s currently available. read more