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Windows 7 is ending!

21st November 2019
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Clarborough and Welham IT Group

Microsoft’s End-of-life date for Windows 7 is set for 14th January, 2020, so what should you do if you have a Windows 7 machine? Recent research indicates that some 39% of all PCs are still running Windows 7, so this can be a big issue.
With End-of-life Microsoft will no longer provide any support, particularly with respect to software patches and updates to protect users from malicious attacks. read more

Worksop Archaeological and Local History Society

21st November 2019
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Worksop Archaeological and Local History Society

After their summer break, the Worksop Archaeological and Local History Society has now started their programme of speakers and on Thursday 26th September it was the society’s AGM. The existing committee and chairman were re-elected and the treasurer showed the society had a healthy balance. read more

Feast of Christmas music

21st November 2019
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North Notts Chamber Choir

Celebrate the run up to Christmas in traditional style at a concert taking place in Worksop College’s magnificent chapel on Saturday 30th November. North Notts Chamber Choir and the College Chapel Choir will be accompanied throughout the evening by the Mountgarret Concert Orchestra under the direction of Timothy Uglow, Director of Music at Worksop College. read more

Whitwell Community Choir seek new members

20th November 2019
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Whitwell Community Choir

The Whitwell Community Choir are once again offering places to new members. They are recruiting men and women of all ages to join them. They meet every Wednesday from 7.30pm to 9.30pm, at the Friendship Hall, Bakestone Moor.
Anyone can join the choir, as long as they are able to make a noise. They do not need to read music as they learn by listening to their excellent leader. For further details, please contact whitwellcommunitychoir@gmail.com. read more

All aboard the Robin Hood Express

20th November 2019
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Sherwood Forest Archaeology

The public tour dates for 2020 of the Famous ‘Robin Hood Express’ Sherwood Forest Archaeology and History Red Bus Tour One Day Tour have been announced. The pick-up is at Nottingham Playhouse at 9.30am on Thursday 28th May, Thursday 9th July and Thursday 27th August, 2020. read more

Mayflower 400 Pilgrims Festival in Worksop

19th November 2019
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Bassetlaw Christian Heritage

Thanks to funding from Arts Council England, the Mayflower Pilgrims story comes to Worksop on Wednesday 27th November. There will be activities, led by Rhubarb Theatre, and songs from the Songbirds, at the Crossing, on Newcastle Street from 5.30pm. A marshalled walk to Worksop Priory will then take place starting at 6.15pm, along Memorial Avenue, where there will be a light projection on the wall of Worksop Priory, and the famous ‘400’ photograph outside. read more

John Siddons Trophy awarded to riders at Classic and Modern 50 Racing Club

19th November 2019
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Spencer Racing

John Siddons was a much-respected man in the motorcycling world, he’d previously raced and restored countless motorcycles over the years. Worksop’s Spencer Racing give prize money and a trophy in his memory every year to the Classic and Modern 50 Racing Club. Again, the 2019 venue was Darley Moor race circuit at Ashbourne, Derbyshire. read more

Harworth Christie Organ Enthusiasts

19th November 2019
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Harworth Christie Organ Enthusiasts

Do you like dancing or just listening to organ music? Then join Harworth Christie Organ Enthusiasts on the fourth weekend of every month for a dance on Saturday night and then an organ concert on Sunday. Saturday dancing is from 7.30pm to 11.00pm for £5.00 (licensed bar). read more

Lindrick Players act dead

19th November 2019
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Lindrick Players

Lindrick Players’ latest production, Acting Dead — a quirky comedy set within a church hall with four resident ghosts — was a successful directing debut for Sam Caudwell. The ghosts, Milton (Sarah Edgar) a Victorian actor manager, complete in Highland costume, died by drunkenly falling on his sword whilst performing MacBeth, Katherine (Helen Stephenson) a Tudor innkeeper’s wife who was acquainted with ‘Willy’ Shakespeare, Doris (Helene Sprowell) a no-nonsense housewife, blown up in 1942 trying to fix her gas cooker, and Roberta (Jenny Stephenson) who recently died in a car accident on a nearby road. read more

Dad launches children’s book to raise funds for premature daughter’s hospital

18th November 2019
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Community Focus

A Worksop dad whose daughter was born seven weeks prematurely has launched a children’s picture storybook, to raise funds for the hospital who cared for her. The Boy Who Lost His Burp tells the story of Charlie, a little boy with a great talent for burping, who suddenly finds himself in a bit of a jam when a very strange thing happens. read more