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Friendly bridge

20th January 2020
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Retford Bridge Club

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

Respect Carers Award

20th January 2020
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Respect Green Burial

The regional Respect Carers Award winner is Julie Piper who lives in Laughton Common near Dinnington and has worked with the same company SJW, The Wright Care Group for the last five years. She has been honoured with a regional award for her work, where she has implemented lots of her experience from being a former community staff nurse in Worksop. read more

Worksop Dukeries Rotary Club fundraiser

18th January 2020
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Worksop Dukeries Rotary Club

Worksop Dukeries Rotary Club are planning a fundraiser for the Worksop folk who were affected by the recent flooding. Songs from the American Songbook, a concert featuring The Bluecoat Singers, will take place on Saturday 29th February at The Crossing, Newcastle Avenue, Worksop. The concert starts at 7.30pm and tickets cost £10.00.
Tickets are for sale from the Crossing after Christmas. They hope you can join them for enjoyable sing song. read more

NHS Chase Awards ceremony

17th January 2020
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Community Focus

The NHS Tissue Viability Team in Bassetlaw holds an annual awards ceremony, The CHASE (Care Home Achievement and Success Event) Awards. The CHASE celebrates partnership, innovation, and education in pressure ulcer prevention and best practice. read more

Harworth Christie Organ Enthusiasts

17th January 2020
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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

Have you had a stroke?

16th January 2020
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Community Focus

Have you had a stroke? Why not start the new year with people who know what you’re going through, who really understand. You’re assured of good company, helpful information and the necessary cuppa (free). Join others at The Crossing on the first and third Thursdays in the month from 7.00pm to 9.00pm. You will be very welcome. There are quizzes, table games and some speakers. Contact Lynne on 01909 720985 or Carolyn on 07469 395510 for more details. read more

Parkinson’s UK

16th January 2020
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Parkinson’s UK Bassetlaw Branch

Members of the Bassetlaw branch of Parkinson’s UK would like to wish all readers a happy and healthy New Year.
Branch activities for 2020 are very exciting with meetings, speakers, outings, computer classes and lunch club events already planned. The February meeting will welcome Jo Pritchard (Retford Physiotherapy and Pilates Clinic) and Elizabeth Proctor (Personal Health Budget/Complex Case Manager).

Meetings are held on the first Tuesday of every month at 2.00pm at Worksop Cricket Club, Central Avenue, Worksop S80 1EN and a warm welcome awaits. They firmly believe that no-one should feel alone with Parkinson’s disease. The hand of friendship and support is always open, when hopefully members can show that there is life to enjoy despite some of the difficulties of the condition. For more information about the branch and its many activities, call Chris Coldwell on 01909 730629.

Beginners to freestyle course

15th January 2020
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Bassetlaw Triathlon Club

Locally-based Bassetlaw Triathlon Club are planning to run another of the successful ‘Beginners to Freestyle’ course.
Most would-be triathletes find the swim element of such events the most challenging. This six week course based around the well established Swimsmooth training system will provide a supportive group alongside individual coaching. read more

Retford Textile Group

15th January 2020
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Retford Textile Group

Retford Textile Group meets on the first Wednesday of the month (but not January) at Goodwin Hall, Retford at 6.30pm for 7.00pm. With the Christmas festivities at an end, maybe it’s time for some ‘me time’ — why not go along and join this lively growing group for a making session on 5th February? read more

Health is getting better in Bassetlaw as local partnership is nominated for national award

15th January 2020
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Bassetlaw Integrated Care Partnership

Bassetlaw Integrated Care Partnership (ICP) is delighted to announce that it has been shortlisted for the ‘Best Not for Profit Working in Partnership with the NHS’ at the HSJ Partnership Awards 2020, recognising its partners’ outstanding dedication to improving health and wellbeing. read more