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Sherwood Forest Probus Club Edwinstowe

3rd September 2019
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Sherwood Forest Probus Club Edwinstowe

The aim of the Probus movement is to give the opportunity for people to develop new friendships following their retirement. Usually people in retirement still feel active and mentally alert and Probus can help in the transitional period, often from a stressful full time profession. read more

Knit and Natter Group

2nd September 2019
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Knit and Natter Group

The Knit and Natter Group meets on the first Tuesday of every month at 2.30pm in the schoolroom of the Methodist Church, Forest Road, Ollerton. The group knits and crochets items for charity and the local community. Tea and biscuits are provided. You can also do your own knitting or crochet and wool and needles are provided if needed. read more

Exactly who is pulling the strings in support of fracking?

2nd September 2019
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Frack Free Sherwood Forest and Edwinstowe

The current government supports the fracking industry as a bridge fuel and has put obstacles in the way of onshore wind farms. They have also removed the subsidy on solar energy. We have to ask why when the fracking industry has no social license and there is a growing support for a ban because of the increasing evidence of the dangers. read more

Artempo in the Park

2nd September 2019
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Artempo

Go along and see Artempo in the Park at the Discovery Centre at Clumber Park from Tuesday 3rd September to Sunday 22nd September, from 10.00am to 4.00pm. You will see fantastic paintings, drawing, printmaking, crafts, ceramics and textiles. You can also meet the artists on Saturdays and Sundays while the exhibition is running. read more

North Notts Ploughing Match and Produce Show

1st September 2019
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North Notts Ploughing Match

There will be lots of fun to be had at the 75th North Notts Ploughing Match and Produce show on Sunday 8th September, to be held on land between Blyth and Barnby Moor (A634) S81 8EU, by kind permission of E Morrell and Sons. Entry is £5.00 per car and ploughing commences at 10.00am. read more

Beautiful September gardens to visit

31st August 2019
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Community Focus

Whilst the summer months are traditionally garden visiting months, we are fortunate in Nottinghamshire to have gardens open through September and even one in October. Alongside these gardens there are also 16 gardens or groups of gardens who open for the Nottinghamshire National Garden Scheme by arrangement — see www.ngs.org.uk. read more

The Dukeries Singers

30th August 2019
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The Dukeries Singers

The Dukeries Singers completed their summer season and were ‘stood down’ for August for rest and recuperation. We had a ‘bit of a do’ after our last rehearsal with a tasty buffet and Ash and Ashley entertained us appropriately on violin and guitar. I have begun the autumn tidy in the garden and have no doubt that the autumn tidy in the music cupboard will also by now have been completed and all the lovely Christmas music unearthed ready for our start date of rehearsals on Wednesday 4th September. read more

Parkinson’s UK

30th August 2019
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Parkinson’s UK Bassetlaw Branch

Five new members received a warm welcome at the August meeting of the Bassetlaw branch of Parkinson’s UK which was attended by 50 people. Tim Mulroy gave heart-warming and emotional presentation about the heroic work of Nicholas Winton, who rescued over 600 children from persecution in Slovakia, and how it impacted Tim’s own life. A most enjoyable but thought-provoking afternoon. read more

Choir’s musical journey

30th August 2019
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Cantante Choir

A Musical Journey from Plainsong to Proms is the title of the next concert given by The Cantante Choir, under the direction of David Bird, accompanied by Stephen Carey at the organ. It will be a journey through the stages of music development, ending with communal singing of the Last Night of the Proms, at Askham Parish Church (NG22 0RS), on Friday 6th September, at 7.30pm. read more

Hog Roast sells out

30th August 2019
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Friends of Milton Mausoleum

Please note, that The Friends of Milton Mausoleum’s Hog Roast is now fully sold out. The Milton Mausoleum is at The Avenue, Milton NG22 0PW, and is in the care of The Churches Conservation Trust. read more