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Getting together again

8th March 2021
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The Wednesday (Memory) Group

The roll out of the COVID-19 vaccinations seems to be going well and is encouraging us to think of the time, not too far distant we hope, when we can get together again. Much as we look forward to resuming our normal lives and meeting friends and family, for some of us this may not be easy. read more

Local poet’s words of hope

7th March 2021
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Community Focus

Everyone has a bucket list, it may not be written down on paper but held in your head (although these are sometimes known as dreams!). A list of things you would like to do if you ever had the time, encouragement and support. read more

Bassetlaw Action Centre

6th March 2021
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Bassetlaw Action Centre

Would you like help staying active during the restrictions? Paula Graham and Sarah Bagshaw, from Get Out Get Active Bassetlaw, are here to help with meeting for a walk or having a chat. They support disabled and non-disabled people to take part in fun and inclusive activities together (where restrictions allow). Under the national lockdown, you can exercise in a public outdoor place: read more

Bassetlaw Food Bank

6th March 2021
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Bassetlaw Food Bank

Bassetlaw Food Bank is a non-profit, charitable organisation that distributes food to those in crisis in our community. They work hard within Bassetlaw to help those experiencing food poverty and hardship.  They rely on the local community for funding and donations to operate and have recently received charity status. If you can help with donations, you can find their donation points in numerous local supermarkets. read more

Mother’s Day makes

5th March 2021
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Retford Textile Group

Mother’s Day gifts don’t have to be expensive… what’s appreciated more is the thought and effort that has gone into creating something personal and special. With children at home at present why not get them on board to create something unique for a special granny / nanny they may not have seen for some time? read more

Worksop & District U3A

4th March 2021
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Worksop & District U3A

Retiring from full-time employment can be a challenge for some, but it is also an opportunity to make the most of your spare time to pursue a new interest, hobby or activity, or to return to something you once enjoyed when you had the time. read more

Rapid COVID-19 testing for people without symptoms is now available in Bassetlaw

3rd March 2021
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Bassetlaw District Council

Anyone who lives or works in Bassetlaw can attend testing centres at Manton Sports, Retford Road, Worksop and Crown Place Community Centre, Sandy Lane, Worksop. One in three people with COVID-19 have no symptoms, that’s why a regular test – ideally twice weekly – can help protect colleagues, families and the wider community. read more

New facilities for award-winning Worksop park

3rd March 2021
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Bassetlaw District Council

Plans to create a brand new refreshments kiosk, toilet and Changing Places facility at the award-winning Canch park in Worksop are taking a major step forward. The new Bassetlaw District Council facility will include a refreshments kiosk and outdoor seating, a second public Changing Places facility in Worksop, a disabled toilet, a baby change and parent WC in addition to four unisex toilets. read more

The Friends of Milton Mausoleum

2nd March 2021
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The Friends of Milton Mausoleum

This year the Friends of Milton Mausoleum hope they will be able to open their magnificent building and carry out their intended programme of events (COVID-19 restrictions permitting).
The mausoleum will be open every Sunday from 2.00pm to 4.00pm, beginning on Sunday 2nd May until the end of September 2021.
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A time of reawakening & revitalisation

28th February 2021
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Erin McDaid, Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust

With winter having recently delivered a real bite, with more than a dusting of snow and temperatures struggling to get above freezing for days on end, it’s good to know that spring isn’t too far around the corner. read more