Worksop Life November 2019 competition winners!
Congratulations to our competition winners from our November 2019 edition!
The days might be drawing in, yet autumn brings a range of wildlife wonders capable of brightening the dullest of days.
Fantastic fungi will be popping up all over, so look out for them on lawns, dead tree trunks and even in cow pats! Interesting varieties include the wonderfully coloured amethyst deceiver, with its rich purple hues. read more
St Jude’s Parish Prize Christmas Bingo will be at St Joseph’s Catholic Club, Wingfield Avenue, Worksop, S81 0SF on Tuesday 3rd December, from 7.30pm onwards. Prizes include Gulliver’s Kingdom tickets, Big Top Play Area tickets, meal for two at Dawson’s fish restaurant, Worksop Golf Club catering voucher and much more. So why not go and try your luck? read more
After two very successful afternoons of singing, with up to 70 people taking part at each session, the next Singing With Dementia event will be a Christmas special. This is to be held on Wednesday 4th December at 2.15pm at The Crossing Church and Centre in Worksop. The event is free and is open to anyone who has dementia, carers and relatives. read more
Ryton Chorale’s Christmas Carol Concert returns, by popular demand, to St Anne’s Church, Newcastle Avenue, Worksop, on Monday 16th December at 7.00pm. It will be conducted by David Wynne and include well known carols and also less well-known ones. The choir from St Anne’s School will be taking part in the concert. Mince pies and wine, or a soft drink, will be served in the church hall afterwards. read more
Retford Bridge Club’s friendly afternoon bridge session continues every Wednesday afternoon. This has replaced the invitation evenings at the end of each month. Duplicate bridge will be played if numbers allow, but the emphasis will be on enjoying the company and the bridge and there will be a tea/coffee break in the middle. read more
The National Kidney Federation, a charity run by kidney patients for kidney patients, are hosting a coffee morning on Wednesday 11th December, from 10.00am to 12.00pm. Please go along for a festive pie and a cuppa. All information regarding kidney disease and organ donation will be available from the helpline. read more
The type 1 diabetes Winter ‘ONE’derland Christmas ball will be raising money to support Bassetlaw’s Children’s Type 1 Diabetes Family Support Group. Type 1 diabetes is an incurable autoimmune disease, which affects the ability of the pancreas to produce an important hormone called insulin which controls blood glucose levels. read more
Bassetlaw Twinning Association (BTA) is a self-funding organisation that arranges links with our twin towns. Primarily, Bassetlaw links with Garbsen and Pfungstadt in Germany and Aurillac in France. We additionally have links with Farmers Branch in Texas USA. read more
Worksop international athlete Emily Race won the English Schools Senior Girls Heptathlon title in Exeter in September. Poor weather conditions were not conducive to high scores with strong headwinds on day one and heavy rain on day two. However, Emily overcame both the competition and conditions to put in a winning performance, scoring 4,910 points over the two days, to win by 121 points. read more