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Parkinson’s UK

1st May 2019
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Parkinson’s UK Bassetlaw Branch

The Bassetlaw branch of Parkinson’s UK continues to grow, with new members joining almost every month and receiving a warm welcome. The April meeting welcomed Meryl White who presented a splendid talk and demonstration of ‘Grandma Abson’s Traditional Baking’ which, together, with a plentiful supply of old fashioned cakes to try, rounded off a great afternoon. read more

A bumper crop of Nottinghamshire gardens open to visitors in May!

30th April 2019
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Community Focus

May is a busy time for the Nottinghamshire National Garden Scheme as 16 gardens are open and welcoming visitors. May also coincides with their ‘Gardens and Health Week’ which runs from 11th to 19th May, the aim of which is to encourage people to visit a private garden as an act of self-care. read more

Ollerton WI

30th April 2019
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Ollerton WI

The Ollerton WI panto in March was a great success. Thank you to Monica and Sandra, for writing yet another fun-filled panto, which was great fun to rehearse and perform. Thank you to all the ladies that took part and to all the ladies that helped backstage making cups of tea, etc. And to Jean, the prompt lady, and Margaret, the musical director. We look forward to what next year brings. read more

Wellow maypole celebrations

30th April 2019
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Wellow Maypole Celebrations

The village of Wellow will once more celebrate the arrival of spring, whatever the weather, on the Late Spring Bank Holiday Monday 27th May. Maypole Day is unique in Nottinghamshire — a traditional family friendly event centred around the village’s spectacular 17 metres high painted maypole on the village green. read more

Bassetlaw Cardiac Support Group

29th April 2019
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Bassetlaw Cardiac Support Group

At the March meeting of Bassetlaw Cardiac Support Group, the speaker, Judy Colby gave an excellent, eloquent and fascinating talk about her interesting life as Wardrobe Mistress for The Midland Drama Group. Her talent for finding, borrowing and acquiring props for the drama group was imaginative and ingenious. read more

Rotary Club of Sherwood Forest

29th April 2019
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Rotary Club of Sherwood Forest

February saw the Rotary Club of Sherwood Forest celebrate Valentine’s with their family and friends at their regular meeting place, South Forest Leisure Centre, when they had a quiz, poems and a very nice meal — a brilliant evening enjoyed by all. The club often have great social evenings like this — it’s not all fundraising! read more

The Arts Society Dukeries

29th April 2019
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The Arts Society Dukeries

If you have an interest in the arts and would like to learn more, join The Arts Society Dukeries, who invite you to one of their meetings. They have monthly lecture meetings, special interest days and trips out to places of interest and a holiday for members. read more

Edwinstowe unveils a lasting monument to commemorate the centenary year of remembrance

28th April 2019
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Royal British Legion Edwinstowe Branch

The Edwinstowe Royal British Legion, together with the community group formed to run a village remembrance project, saw the conclusion of an important objective during April. The Legion started with a plan to commemorate the centenary year of remembrance back in August of 2017. read more

Sherwood Life April 2019 competition winners!

28th April 2019
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Competitions

Congratulations to our competition winners from our April 2019 edition! read more

The Dukeries Singers

26th April 2019
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The Dukeries Singers

We’ve had a super spring so far with very pleasant weather and swathes of glorious colour in gardens everywhere. Let’s hope that May will be as kind weather-wise and as delightfully floriferous. The Dukeries Singers rehearse every Wednesday evening from 7.30pm to 9.00pm upstairs in the Theatre Refreshment area at the Dukeries Academy, Ollerton. This is best accessed via the Leisure Centre entrance and car park. read more