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Retford Hub gets a refresh

17th November 2019
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Community Focus

The Retford Hub has been given a makeover, and shop is now welcoming old and new customers, who are impressed with what they find: a brighter, lighter shop, with more café seating, and more effective display space. The hub is a community asset, and proud of having been chosen to receive the funding for the refurbishment from the King and Miller through the Sizzling Carling Community Action Award. read more

Milton Mausoleum Christmas events

16th November 2019
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Friends of Milton Mausoleum

The Friends of Milton Mausoleum welcome you to seasonal event of music with Ringers and Singers, on Saturday 7th December, from 2.00pm to 3.00pm. Doors open at 1.30pm. There will be mulled wine and mince pies and a raffle. There is no charge for this event, however donations would be most welcome. Please note that places must be reserved in advance by contacting 01777 248310, 07791 527569 or 07708 042065, or milton.mausoleum@outlook.com. read more

The King comes to Ordsall

15th November 2019
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Ordsall Parish Hall

The year is 1544 and King Henry, the eighth of that name, is engaged upon his ‘Royal Progress’ and is planning to halt in Ordsall on Sunday 17th November, to afford his loyal subjects to have audience with their Sovereign. read more

Focus on Young People in Bassetlaw

14th November 2019
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Focus on Young People in Bassetlaw

Everyone is welcome to the next quiz night on behalf of Focus on Young People in Bassetlaw on Thursday 21st November, at the Dining Hall, Retford Oaks Academy, Babworth Road, Retford DN22 7NJ, at 7.00pm for 7.30pm. The cost is £28.00 per team of four people, including refreshments and wine and cheese. For tickets and for further information, call 01909 531504 or support@foypib.org.uk. read more

Singing pauses for presentation of Lord-Lieutenant’s Award

14th November 2019
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Girlguiding Nottinghamshire

A ‘Ginormous Choir’ in Nottingham’s Albert Hall paused for a moment to allow three Young Leaders to accept the Lord-Lieutenant’s Award for Promoting Voluntary Service on behalf of the 9,000 members of Girlguiding Nottinghamshire. read more

Doncaster Spanish Society

14th November 2019
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Doncaster Spanish Society

Doncaster Spanish Society will be meeting on Friday 22nd November in the Eastfield Restaurant, Doncaster School for the Deaf, Leger Way from 7.30pm to 9.30pm. If you are interested in Spanish culture and language, please go along and join them. Maria Teresa Sikora and Jean Clark, Society members, will give a talk on Frida Kahlo: her life and work. read more

Scouts Christmas Post

13th November 2019
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Retford Scout Post

It is getting a lot like Christmas. Retford Area Scout Christmas Post stamps will go on sale on Saturday 23rd November and the final collections will be on Saturday 14th December. Each stamp will cost you 35p each, irrelevant to the size of your card. 7th Retford will also have a stall on the Retford Christmas Market on Sunday 1st December and will have stamps available to purchase. read more

Beckingham and Saundby History Group

13th November 2019
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Beckingham and Saundby History Group

The Beckingham and Saundby History Group will be holding an open evening on Thursday 28th November, at 7.00pm in the Willow Works, Old Trent Road, Beckingham. There will be a talk by Chesterfield Canal speaker Mr John Lower on the history and building of a wooden horse drawn narrow boat called ‘The Dawn Rose’. Entry will be £2.00 for non-members and will include tea, coffee and biscuits. Everyone is welcome. read more

Road Crash Remembrance Service

13th November 2019
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St John's Church, Scofton

The Road Crash Remembrance Service and Thanksgiving for the work of the emergency services will take place on Sunday 17th November at 3.00pm in St John’s Church, Scofton-with-Osberton (well signed off the Worksop/Retford road). read more

Retford MS Society Triathlon

12th November 2019
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Retford District MS Society

Retford District Multiple Sclerosis Society Support Group held a unique Triathlon Event in June raising over £2,600, twice their original target. The Triathlon was the main event of their ‘Exercise is Good for All’ campaign, encouraging everyone of all fitness levels, to include more activity in their everyday lives. read more