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Crime figures show Newark and Sherwood to be safest in county

18th July 2019
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Newark and Sherwood District Council

Newark and Sherwood is the joint safest district in Nottinghamshire, according to new crime statistics.
New indicative figures, released by Nottinghamshire Police and Crime Commissioner, report that the rate of crime in the district between April 2018 and March this year, was the lowest in the county. read more

Community schemes to benefit from new signage

17th July 2019
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Nottinghamshire County Council

Nottinghamshire County Council’s Local Improvement Scheme will be sharing £350,000 of investment between 80 voluntary organisations, community groups, parish council and charities across the county.
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Inner Wheel Club of Warsop

16th July 2019
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Inner Wheel Club of Warsop

Charity Ball 2019
The setting for Wonderland, is a strange and seemingly crazy world where animals act as normal people, and you enter by dropping into a rabbit hole. But in the real world health and safety wasn’t about to let that happen, so Warsop Inner Wheel decided to recreate Wonderland at The John Fretwell Centre (JFC) for their charity ball in May. read more

North Notts Association of National Trust Members

15th July 2019
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North Notts Association of National Trust Members

The April meeting was the last of the speakers in the winter programme and the North Notts Association of National Trust Members are now enjoying outings during the summer months. The May outing was first to Middleton Hall in Tamworth and as usual there was a full coach. Upon arrival, the group were greeted with tea and coffee and then split into smaller groups to be shown around as much of the place as possible. read more

Charity fundraising walk success

13th July 2019
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Community Focus

Brian Hawkins and Michael Dickinson have just completed their latest fundraising walk for the John Eastwood Hospice. They have raised an incredible £15,797.75, walking from Leeds to the Humber Bridge, bringing the total raised in the last 15 years to over £325,000! read more

Charity Jaguars continues to raise funds for Bluebell Wood Children’s Hospice

12th July 2019
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Community Focus

Charity Jaguars is run by Stuart Dixon who each year takes his Jaguar car around the country and through sponsorship and donations, raises money for Bluebell Wood Children’s Hospice. read more

Edwinstowe Historical Society’s Annual General Meeting

11th July 2019
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Edwinstowe Historical Society

At the Annual General Meeting of Edwinstowe Historical Society held on 15th May, a minute’s silence was observed in memory of Mike Smith and Mac Mumford, two stalwart members of the society who died recently. In her report, Chair Shirley Moore, referred to the events that had taken place during the year. Additions had been made to the website, exhibitions had taken place in the local library, St Mary’s Church, and the Friendship Club. read more

Dukeries Third Age Group

10th July 2019
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Dukeries Third Age Group

The May meeting was the Annual General Meeting of Dukeries Third Age Group. Retiring officials Terry Woolnough, Doreen Jackson, Tony Brewer and John Wheeldon were each presented with a gift. The following members were elected to the committee: Ken White, Margaret Titmuss and Ann Street. read more

Summertime wildlife spectacles

9th July 2019
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Erin McDaid, Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust

With the days still pleasingly long, July is a wonderful time to enjoy being outdoors connecting with nature. Whilst you’re just as likely to need a brolly to ward off a shower or stormy downpour as you are a hat and sunblock, a day out in the countryside at this time of year can be packed with delights. read more

Ollerton WI

9th July 2019
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Ollerton WI

At Ollerton WI’s June meeting the speaker was Ian Maher, giving them a talk about ‘surviving the sixties’. The group found it very entertaining and said it evoked lots of memories. Also, in June, there was line dancing with strawberries and cream and a walking group on 20th June in the evening with Eileen. Different times and days are arranged for some group events, so it enables as many people to go along if they wish to. read more