New Youth Mayor for Bassetlaw
Following nominations and an online election, Holly Foster, from Harworth, was elected as Bassetlaw’s first Youth Mayor and Malachi Carroll, from Worksop, was elected as the district’s Deputy Youth Mayor. read more
It is a pleasure to announce that the Bassetlaw Hospice shops are now open and re-opened their doors on 12th April when the COVID-19 restrictions lifted.
Bonney, the Charity Operations Manager, told us: “We are over the moon to be open again and we hope and pray that we will now remain open to the community. read more
Misterton will be the focus when Bassetlaw historian, Adrian Gray, leads his next ‘walk and talk’ on Saturdays 5th and 12th June. He will start at Misterton Parish Church then take in the Soss (from the Dutch for sluice), searching out the ‘tunnel drain’ and the lost chapel. He also has information on some famous Misterton characters. read more
The National Garden Scheme team in Nottinghamshire is running a garden photography competition this year to celebrate the beautiful gardens they open, inviting high quality, eye-catching images and offering some great prizes.
National Garden Scheme garden owners and garden visitors are invited to enter photographs under the theme ‘In the Garden before 30th September. read more
The next Voglia d’Italia (the Italian Society for South Yorks and North Notts) meeting will be on 4th June, when there will be a visit to ‘Antica Gelateria Fiorentina’ via Zoom. Francesco Sini, an artisan ice cream maker, will be hosting Voglia d’Italia live from San Lorenzo in the heart of Florence, to explore the history and alchemy of gelato. read more
Scaffolding is up inside The Grove Methodist Church and Centre (known to many in our community as Grove Street Methodist Church). In 2014 concerns about the safety of the ceiling forced them to close off the central part of the sanctuary. read more
The Inner Wheel Club of Retford had a Zoom meeting in March, when their District Chairman, Margaret, gave a presentation about her background and her plans for the district once life moves forward more freely. They have now had a full year of keeping in touch by an emailed weekly bulletin in the club. read more
We are now well into spring. The seasons have always been the inspiration for composers and musicians, and spring is no exception. To keep your musical tastebuds satisfied, why not take a look at these songs composed with spring in mind? If you have your own favourite, why not let The Dukeries Singers know on their Facebook page. read more