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Stumble the Duck

29th October 2020
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Manor Farm Charitable Trust

You may have seen Bilsthorpe’s one-legged duck Stumble in the media a lot recently, after he received a special duck wheelchair. The much-loved resident at Manor Farm Charitable Trust is an elderly duck, having been with the charity for six years and in another rescue for several years before that after having had his leg amputated following a fishing line accident. read more

The Arts Society Dukeries

24th October 2020
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The Arts Society Dukeries

If you have an interest in the arts and would like to learn more, join the Arts Society Dukeries. Usually, they have monthly lecture meetings (most first Wednesdays of the month) and two extra, Special Interest / Study Days. They have trips out to places of interest, newsletters, a national magazine and a holiday for members. read more

The Dukeries Singers

19th October 2020
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The Dukeries Singers

In this “season of mists and mellow fruitfulness” I must add to the quotation, “and wind”. It has been responsible for leaf stripped runner and French beans, toppled sunflowers and hundreds of crab apples deposited for the delight of the local wasp population. read more

The Arts Society Dukeries

18th October 2020
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The Arts Society Dukeries

If you have an interest in the arts and would like to learn more, join the Arts Society Dukeries. They are the local group of the national arts association, The Art Society. Usually, they have monthly lecture meetings at the Civic Centre, Carlton (on the first Wednesday morning of the month, except for summer and winter breaks) and two extra, Special Interest Days of three lectures. read more

Has COVID-19 proved that we can solve climate crisis?

16th October 2020
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Sherwood Forest Friends of the Earth

Wasteful, polluting activities have pushed us to the edge of a global climate crisis but coronavirus has proved that the world has the ability to step back from the edge. Experts say that they feel more hopeful that we can effectively tackle climate change, but this optimism will only be justified if world leaders recognise the climate emergency and take immediate action to address the issues. read more

Sherwood Forest Probus Club

15th October 2020
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Sherwood Forest Probus Club

Sherwood Forest Probus Club held their ‘socially distanced’ Annual General Meeting on Thursday 3rd September at the South Forest Complex, Edwinstowe. Because of the COVID-19 situation it was decided that the current officers continued for another year – President Janice Hull, Secretary Colin Roker, Treasurer Peter Hull. read more

Ollerton WI

14th October 2020
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Ollerton WI

Unfortunately, Ollerton WI are still not holding their monthly meetings, but members are all keeping in touch as much as they can. The committee are still making phone calls to members, making sure they’re okay and have got all they need. read more

Inner Wheel Club of Warsop

13th October 2020
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Inner Wheel Club of Warsop

The Inner Wheel Club of Warsop held a Members’ Walk on Friday 28th August. Eleven members met in the barn at Lesley Palmer’s farm and some very brave ladies went for a walk and got absolutely drenched (even wet knickers). Others stayed in the barn and had a much needed catch up and then they enjoyed a coffee and biscuits after the return of the walkers. read more

Rotary Club of Sherwood Forest

11th October 2020
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Rotary Club of Sherwood Forest

Like all other organisations, the Rotary Club of Sherwood Forest have had to change their way of communication and now meet together with Zoom. read more

Construction underway on new pool

10th October 2020
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Newark and Sherwood District Council

Construction on Ollerton’s brand new swimming pool is underway, as part of a major investment programme in leisure facilities across the district. Due to open in the summer of 2021, a 20 metre by 10 metre pool with five lanes is being installed, adjoining the existing building, bringing a much-needed boost to Newark and Sherwood District Council’s Dukeries Leisure Centre. read more