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Marie Curie volunteer and cancer survivor takes on the ultimate challenge to raise funds!

12th October 2018
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Marie Curie

Jennifer Coates has raised over £1,200 for Marie Curie after bravely skydiving from 13,500 feet in the air!
Jennifer wanted to do something to give back to the charity as they cared for her mother when she died from breast cancer 19 years ago. read more

Pathways Carer Support Service

11th October 2018
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Carers Trust Nottinghamshire

Carers Trust East Midlands is a charity that provides a range of support services to unpaid carers across Nottinghamshire. As a charity, with over 35 years’ experience, they care for people not for profit. read more

Edwinstowe Historical Society

10th October 2018
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Edwinstowe Historical Society

A busy programme of talks for 2018/19 has been arranged by Edwinstowe Historical Society. Upcoming dates are: read more

Community Workshop

9th October 2018
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Dukeries Community Workshop

Volunteers from the Dukeries Community Workshop had a fantastic time at the Robin Hood Festival 2018. It was a fantastic fundraiser for them this year and their sale of work stand and tombola took £1,200. Well done to all their woodworkers for making so many beautiful things, which included bowls, rustic bird houses garden tables and bird feeders as well as medieval weapons and games for the children. read more

Boughton Art Group

9th October 2018
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Boughton Art Group

Boughton Art Group’s exhibition in August went well. Members sold three paintings and raised £180 for prostate cancer. The winner of best in show was an oil painting of Whitby Abbey by Sue Hammerton. Sue has been a member of the Boughton group for approximately three years, she paints in watercolour and oil and attends classes for both. read more

Dukeries Third Age Group

8th October 2018
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Dukeries Third Age Group

The Dukeries Third Age Group General Meeting on Monday 16th August was their Summer Picnic, which was for members only. The food for the picnic was provided by members and the usual delightful treats were available. It was good weather and it was a very enjoyable meeting for all. read more

Edwinstowe Merry Women WI

6th October 2018
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Edwinstowe Merry Women WI

Edwinstowe Merry Women WI don’t meet in August, but 11 of the ladies enjoyed their first summer outing towards the end of the month. They had a picnic brunch in the grounds of Scarsdale Ruins followed by a visit to Roper’s Honey Farm. Helen and her family have been producing honey for many years and were excellent hosts. read more

Egmanton Craft and Produce Show

5th October 2018
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Egmanton Craft and Produce Show

Egmanton’s Craft and Produce Show celebrated its 20th anniversary with an excellent display of entries despite the strange year in the garden. The floral and produce entries reflected the challenging growing conditions in 2018, with only two small entries of carrots and dahlias rather than the usual full classes while there were plenty of tomatoes, some impressive large vegetables and some beautiful flowers. read more

Sponsored run for Baby Loss Awareness Week

4th October 2018
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Community Focus

Would you like to challenge yourself to run a few miles this October? If so why not join the virtual team challenge organised by local resident Emily Bloomer. The 9th to 15th October is Baby Loss Awareness Week. read more

Sherwood Forest Probus Club

3rd October 2018
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Sherwood Forest Probus Club

The Sherwood Forest Probus Club is open to any person over aged 53, retired or semi-retired and members meet at 11.30am on the first Thursday of each month, at the South Forest Leisure Centre, Edwinstowe. The club is non-profit and non-fundraising, but is for people to meet together and listen to a speaker, have lunch and general chat. read more