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Charity evening with auctioneer Charles Hanson

15th September 2019
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Norton and Cuckney Village Hall

Hosted by the Local History Society, renowned auctioneer Charles Hanson will be speaking about his life. The event is in aid of the Air Ambulance and Cancer Research and will be held at Norton and Cuckney Village Hall on Thursday 10th October. The event will include a free glass of wine or soft drink and will conclude with the drawing of the prize draw. read more

Dukeries Woodturning Society

13th September 2019
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Dukeries Woodturning Society

You can’t accuse The Dukeries Woodturning Society of not planning ahead. In addition to a full programme for the year, tickets are now available for the Christmas social on Saturday 14th December, from Gordon Fisher, at £12.50 each. This is a new venture thanks to the facilities at the new venue. read more

Newark and Sherwood’s parks fly the flag

12th September 2019
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Newark and Sherwood District Council

Four parks and open spaces in the district have been recognised as some of the very best in the world.
Sconce and Devon Park in Newark, Vicar Water Country Park in Clipstone, Newark Castle and Gardens and Sherwood Heath in Ollerton — which are all managed by Newark and Sherwood District Council — are among 1,970 UK parts to receive the coveted Green Flag status — the mark of a quality park or green space. read more

Mansfield Senior Reds WFC

12th September 2019
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Mansfield Senior Reds Over 50s Walking Football Club

At the end of July, the Mansfield Senior Reds Over 50s Walking Football Club (MSR), the Mansfield Sports Recognition Awards ‘Team of the Year’, travelled to Lincoln to play in an ‘open age’ walking football tournament. This was to raise funds for the Lincolnshire Cardiac Rehab Charity. read more

Lynd’s Close dining out at The Dukeries Lodge

11th September 2019
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Lynd’s Close Luncheon Club

On Thursday 18th July the Lynd’s Close diners enjoyed a three-course meal at The Dukeries Lodge to ring the changes from the community lounge. The diners sat down to minestrone soup or fruit juice, then a roast beef dinner with all the trimmings and a dessert of their choice. The manager, John, and staff at the Dukeries looked after the diners well. read more

Talk to the Edwinstowe Merry Women WI

11th September 2019
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Edwinstowe Historical Society

On the evening of Tuesday 16th July, Edwinstowe Historical Society fulfilled a request to talk to the Edwinstowe Merry Women WI about the original village Women’s Institute. Mrs Hawkes and Mrs Share outlined details of the events surrounding the formation of the WI organisation which originated in Canada in 1887 and was set up in Britain in 1915. read more

Young Nottinghamshire artists to take part in new exhibition at The Harley Gallery

10th September 2019
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The Harley Gallery

Young artists are to see their work exhibited amongst rare treasures and the art of Old Masters when Nottinghamshire’s historic Portland Collection reopens on Saturday 14th September. read more

Wheels at the Windmill and Family Fun Day

10th September 2019
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North Leverton Windmill

It’s the 12th annual Family Fun Weekend and Mill Fest Open North Leverton Windmill on Saturday 14th and Sunday 15th September and everyone is invited to go along and join in the fun. There really is something for everyone and it’s free entry — a simple donation would be welcome if you enjoy your visit. All proceeds from the weekend go to the windmill charitable trust to keep the doors open and this iconic windmill in tip top condition. read more

Fundraising success at Wellow’s open gardens

10th September 2019
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Wellow Open Gardens

The organisers of last month’s open gardens at Wellow, are pleased to report that with everyone’s help, they raised over £2,800 for the National Garden Scheme and the worthwhile charities that it supports, including Macmillan, Marie Curie, Hospice UK and Mind to name but only a few. read more

Chernobyl Children’s Lifeline Appeal

9th September 2019
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Chernobyl Children’s Lifeline Appeal

The Chernobyl nuclear disaster happened 33 years ago but is still fresh in the memory. Families there face many more years living with the resulting problems. Chernobyl Children’s Lifeline Appeal has been a registered charity for over 25 years and has helped 1,000s of children from that area. read more