Knit and Natter Group
Why not go along and join the friendly Knit and Natter Group on the first Tuesday of every month at 2.30pm, in the schoolroom of the Methodist Church, Forest Road, Ollerton. read more
Everyone is invited to enjoy the next choral evensong at Clumber Chapel on Sunday 4th August, at 3.00pm. Cantate will be singing a classic choral evensong, with canticles set by Herbert Sumsion in A, the anthem O Thou, the Central Orb by Charles Wood and three fine hymns for the congregation. read more
An all-weather shelter for the horses at New Ollerton Riding for the Disabled Association (RDA) Centre has been built.
During the recent wet cold winters and hot summers, the volunteers at the RDA centre, based at the Dukeries Complex in New Ollerton, have struggled to keep their horses outside as much as they would like. read more
Ollerton WI had their annual summer outing in July, with a bus full of ladies — it was a great turnout. They went to Gainsborough Old Hall and discovered what a marvellous place it is to visit. They found their guide entertaining and very knowledgeable and they also provided an afternoon tea for the ladies. read more
Sherwood Forest Probus Club had a lovely trip down the River Trent on Thursday 4th July. Eight members, with six friends, boarded the ‘Princess’ at Colwick, Nottingham, in the sunshine. A gentle float down the river began whilst a beef or chicken dinner followed by apple pie and custard was eaten with gusto and some couldn’t resist partaking in a few alcoholic beverages. read more
The Festival of Food and Drink brings a tasty menu of celebrity chefs, live demonstrations, and delicious food and drink to try and buy to the National Trust’s Clumber Park on Saturday 14th and Sunday 15th September.
Guest chefs in the Cookery Theatre include MasterChef: The Professionals 2018 winner Laurence Henry and the ‘Eipvegan’ Brett Cobley. Plus, the popular Gin School returns with a new twist — GINGO! read more
Newark and Sherwood is the joint safest district in Nottinghamshire, according to new crime statistics.
New indicative figures, released by Nottinghamshire Police and Crime Commissioner, report that the rate of crime in the district between April 2018 and March this year, was the lowest in the county. read more
Charity Ball 2019
The setting for Wonderland, is a strange and seemingly crazy world where animals act as normal people, and you enter by dropping into a rabbit hole. But in the real world health and safety wasn’t about to let that happen, so Warsop Inner Wheel decided to recreate Wonderland at The John Fretwell Centre (JFC) for their charity ball in May. read more
The April meeting was the last of the speakers in the winter programme and the North Notts Association of National Trust Members are now enjoying outings during the summer months. The May outing was first to Middleton Hall in Tamworth and as usual there was a full coach. Upon arrival, the group were greeted with tea and coffee and then split into smaller groups to be shown around as much of the place as possible. read more