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Bassetlaw Hospice Grand Prize Draw Challenge

13th July 2019
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Bassetlaw Hospice

To mark 25 years of service to the community, the team at Bassetlaw Hospice have set a challenge to sell at least 2,500 Grand Prize Draw tickets, with a first prize of £250 cash generously donated by local company J-Flex. Other prizes include, overnight stay with Spa at Ye Olde Bell Hotel, dinner bed and breakfast at the West Retford Hotel, Kettlewells holiday voucher, tickets for the North York Moors Steam Railway and My Gym membership for two people. read more

Charity Jaguars continues to raise funds for Bluebell Wood Children’s Hospice

12th July 2019
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Community Focus

Charity Jaguars is run by Stuart Dixon who each year takes his Jaguar car around the country and through sponsorship and donations, raises money for Bluebell Wood Children’s Hospice. read more

HMP Lindholme seeks volunteers

11th July 2019
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Community Focus

HMP Lindholme is close to Hatfield Woodhouse and Doncaster, a Category C training prison, with around 1,000 prisoners. The Independent Monitoring Board (IMB) perform vital roles for Ministers and the public providing an unbiased oversight of the prison. read more

Citizens Advice celebrates 80 years

11th July 2019
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Citizens Advice Bassetlaw

Citizens Advice Bassetlaw wants people to be part of the next 80 years of its history by volunteering with them.
The Citizens Advice service started almost 80 years ago on 4th September 1939 — the day after the beginning of World War II. As part of Volunteers’ Week, which ran from 1st June to 7th June 2019, Citizens Advice Bassetlaw thanked current volunteers for their contribution and welcomed new recruits to help bring the charity into its next 80 years and continue with its essential work. read more

Summer Brass Proms

10th July 2019
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The Crossing Church and Centre

Carlton Main Frickley Colliery Band bring the summer concert season to a close at The Crossing, Newcastle Street, Worksop on Saturday 20th July, with a rousing Summer Brass Proms. Consistently in the top 15 World Brass Band Ranking, Carlton Main’s calibre is always demonstrated by its excellent performances and imaginative programme planning. read more

A tribute to Doris Day

10th July 2019
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Carlton in Lindrick Methodist Church and Centre

The production of the Doris Day Story by Nostalgia (Denise and Roger Marsden) took place on Tuesday 14th May at Carlton in Lindrick Methodist Church and Centre, just one day after Doris Day had sadly passed away. The show had been planned well before her sudden death as a tribute to Doris Day who had just had her 97th birthday in April. read more

Summertime wildlife spectacles

9th July 2019
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Erin McDaid, Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust

With the days still pleasingly long, July is a wonderful time to enjoy being outdoors connecting with nature. Whilst you’re just as likely to need a brolly to ward off a shower or stormy downpour as you are a hat and sunblock, a day out in the countryside at this time of year can be packed with delights. read more

Prince turns on the charm

8th July 2019
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RSPCA Doncaster and Rotherham

Prince is one of the long stay rescue dogs at the RSPCA South Yorkshire Animal Centre. He is a handsome boy, full of energy and life when outside, who loves running around the paddock with his favourite toy — he is also partial to a good snooze in his kennel. Prince has been at the centre for many months and his successful re-homing into a loving home is a priority. read more

Worksop Society of Artists

8th July 2019
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Worksop Society of Artists

The Worksop Society of Artists will be holding a demonstration evening at the Cricket Club, Worksop, on Tuesday 16th July, from 7.00pm to 9.00pm. The artist for the evening is Sallyann Bracket and her subject will be ‘Tissue/trace/draw’. This is an interactive demo so take your sketch books, etc. read more

Worksop Pride’s star-studded event is back this summer!

7th July 2019
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Worksop Pride

Not one, but four celebrities are confirmed and more to arrive. Headlining this year’s Worksop Pride on 13th July, is X Factor winner and platinum selling artist Sam Bailey, who had a number one single in 2013 with ‘Skyscraper’ and, following on with the X Factor theme, Melanie Masson is also making a special appearance. She reached the live finals in 2013 under mentor Gary Barlow and has toured with P!nk, Stereophonics and Wet Wet Wet to name but a few. read more