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Walesby Party in the Park

16th May 2019
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Community Focus

The fourth annual family fun day takes place at Walesby Pocket Park on Saturday 25th May. The fundraising event, open from 12.00pm, raises money for the local park on Tuxford Road.  The organisers have built on this event year on year, with go-karts, zorbs, water walkers, fun run, giant slide, music and much more. read more

Lynd’s Close Luncheon Club

15th May 2019
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Lynd’s Close Luncheon Club

On Thursday 28th March the diners at Lynd’s Close Luncheon Club enjoyed a three-course meal, with a soup starter followed with roast pork and all the trimmings and a strawberry gateau dessert with fresh cream expertly plated by chef John to celebrate Mother’s Day. read more

Milton Mausoleum

14th May 2019
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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. 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

Initiative to tackle underage drinking awarded Project of the Year

14th May 2019
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Newark and Sherwood District Council

A new initiative to tackle underage drinking and anti-social behaviour has been recognised for its work using physical activity to help improve the lives, health and wellbeing of young people in Newark and Sherwood. Ollerton, Boughton and Edwinstowe Community Alcohol Partnership (CAP) was launched in in October last year as part of Newark and Sherwood District Council’s Cleaner, Safer and Greener campaign and was awarded Project of the Year in the inaugural Notts Getting Active Together awards. read more

Can we afford to relax fracking regulations?

13th May 2019
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Frack Free Sherwood Forest and Edwinstowe

The fracking gas companies have recently been pursuing an aggressive media and publicity campaign to get the Government to relax the 0.5 level seismic regulation — a limit they agreed at the outset but now state is making fracking production unworkable. A number of academics signed a paper saying it was safe to increase this limit. read more

Awards celebrate young people’s achievements

10th May 2019
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Nottinghamshire County Council

2019 is the ninth year of the annual 4Uth Awards, a celebration of excellence and achievement among young people in Nottinghamshire. Organised by Nottinghamshire County Council, the awards showcase the very best of how young people triumph over adversity, care for people around them, their work on community projects and their volunteering efforts. read more

Edwinstowe Historical Society

10th May 2019
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Edwinstowe Historical Society

On Wednesday 20th March, members of the Edwinstowe Historical Society and visitors spent an enjoyable afternoon in the company of Jo Golby, who described the life of a lady’s maid when working in the great houses of the 19th century. read more

Take action to help nature’s recovery

9th May 2019
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Erin McDaid, Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust

Last month, The Wildlife Trusts launched a new film featuring celebrities including our President Emeritus, Sir David Attenborough, to launch our Wilder Future campaign. Shot in the style of a movie trailer, it aims to highlight the urgent action that is needed to turn back the clock and bring back our cherished wildlife. read more

Variety, the spice of life

9th May 2019
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Inner Wheel Club of Warsop

People often ask what Inner Wheel ladies do and members of the Warsop club try to tell them. It always starts with we have lots of fun and friendship, whilst helping others that have a genuine need. Very few people ask members why they do what we do, but that is the hardest question to answer. read more

Library heritage events

8th May 2019
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Inspire Nottinghamshire Libraries

Explore our local heritage at two upcoming talks at Worksop Library. read more