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Outside the Cave

13th August 2019
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Outside the Cave

Outside the Cave, a non-profit community interest company based in Edwinstowe, has been awarded three years of funding from The National Lottery Community Fund. This will be used to employ one full time and two part time project workers to deliver their new ‘Ready to Roar’ programme. read more

National Trust members

12th August 2019
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North Notts Association of National Trust Members

The North Notts Association of National Trust Members’ June outing was to Broughton Castle and a was said to be: “a most interesting day”. The weather was perfect, the coach trip down to Banbury went without any holdups and members picnicked in the rose garden, surrounded by beautiful landscaped gardens, open fields, woodlands and sheep and highland cattle grazing in the sunshine. read more

Dukeries Third Age Group

9th August 2019
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Dukeries Third Age Group

Dukeries Third Age Group meetings are held on the third Monday of every month at 1.00pm in the Jubilee Hall, Wellow Road, Ollerton. The August meeting will take place on Monday 19th August. This meeting, which is for members only, will be the summer garden party in the grounds of the Jubilee Hall and at this event a hog roast will be served. read more

Major Oak Pop Choir

8th August 2019
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Major Oak Pop Choir

The Edwinstowe based Major Oak Pop Choir recently enjoyed performing a sell-out concert in St Mary’s Church, Edwinstowe. The concert was to raise funds for the church, and also for the Lynds Close Luncheon Club, which is run by volunteers to provide home cooked meals and social interaction for senior citizens who live in the Edwinstowe area. read more

Amazing dragonflies brighten the long days of summer

7th August 2019
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Erin McDaid, Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust

Whilst meadows are turning golden brown, now that most wildflowers have faded and the swifts may be well on their way back to Africa, after their short stay to breed in the UK, there is still plenty of wildlife to enjoy. Swallows and martins are still flying acrobatically overhead and there are many young birds to see and enjoy, with some species rearing second or third broods. Butterflies will also continue to be on the wing for many weeks yet. read more

New singers for Ryton Chorale

7th August 2019
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Ryton Chorale

Would you like to be part of a choir singing great choral music? Would you like to have the opportunity to sing in a choir with an experienced and dynamic conductor? Joining Ryton Chorale would provide a ‘yes’ answer to both questions. read more

District-wide action on anti-social graffiti

6th August 2019
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Newark and Sherwood District Council

A blitz to tackle the blight of anti-social graffiti throughout the district will be launched by Newark and Sherwood District Council. Initially, a designated cleaning team will have a special focus on clearing away unsightly scrawls throughout the district in a concerted three-month campaign. read more

Could you share your home and support a vulnerable person?

5th August 2019
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Nottinghamshire County Council

“If you think you can help to make a difference to someone’s life, and have your own life changed in the process, I would encourage you to consider becoming a Shared Lives carer.” That’s the message from a Nottinghamshire woman who supports an adult with learning difficulties in her home. read more

Would you like to make your own guitar?

4th August 2019
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Dukeries Community Workshop

An exciting new weekly evening class starts on Tuesday 3rd September, from 7.00pm to 9.00pm, at the Dukeries Community Workshop (DCW). In it, you will be able to make your own guitar and you will be tutored by a local professional luthier. read more

Bassetlaw Branch Parkinson’s UK

2nd August 2019
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Parkinson’s UK Bassetlaw Branch

The July meeting of the Bassetlaw branch of Parkinson’s UK was a huge success, with three new members being welcomed to the group and its many activities. Mike Ogden gave a splendid talk entitled ‘The Slow Road — the story of canal journeys’. read more