Clarborough & Welham Community
near Retford, Bassetlaw
North Nottinghamshire
United Kingdom

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Clarborough & Welham community, your gateway to Retford, Bassetlaw, North Nottinghamshire and origins of the Mayflower Pilgrims

Looking for something in particular? With (currently) 239 pages on this website we host a mass of information. Hover over the menu to the left to get a more detailed overview of each section.

Retford Town Centre Neighbourhood Planning Group’s latest news - click on their stall...

Clarborough Post Office is open - normal times are Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday mornings. Click on Post Office for times.
All P.O. services available here!

 

Decisionz resources for young people to be empowered to make the right decisions and successfully transition on to their next steps in education or employment, and their future careers. Click on Decisionz to explore their services.

Adrian Gray and Kath Sutton will be at Clarborough Church on 28th September for talks about local history. Click here for details...

Grove Street, Retford Methodist Church & Centre is seeking public views on its development plans. Click logo for more...

Roger Moorhouse’s 30th September talk about the Polish invasion of 1939 details here...

Bassetlaw District Council’s 2020-2037 Local Plan is now inviting Representations. Click here for more...
For BDC’s latest news, click here...

Does your business or event need advertising? Clarborough & Welham Newsletter has a much wider ‘reach’ than you might expect and offers exceptional value - click for more

 

For more on the Harmless initiative, click on the poster.

 

 

For updates to local Covid support and information click here...

For details and bookings for Aurora’s fashion show on
16th November, click on the poster.

If you’re aged 19+, unemployed on Universal Credit or other benefits, you can now get back into work with this FREE new solution. Click on poster for details

D2N2 Growth Hub’s Business Webinars and Workshops Calendar for August and September 2021 here...
Lots more support opportunities if you are looking to get into work. Click here to explore and also, local Nomis (official) unemployment statistics.

One off! CD/DVD/Videos cabinet for sale. Click here for
larger view and contact details.

 

Free Rhubarb Farm tours on 6th October.
Click Rhubarb for details.

Nottinghamshire’s 2022 school places applications have started! Details here...

School Kids can often teach parents and grandparents a few things about computers. If you’d like to repay them with advice of your own, why not join your local IT Group’s classes? Click here for more...

Speaking of school, it is also time for lots of courses to begin at North Notts College in Worksop with many free and aimed at over-18s as well as distance learning options.
Click on poster for much, much more.

Are you an employer seeking to increase your workforce’s digital skills? Find out how here!

Breaking news! Microsoft announces Windows 11. Read more here and join Clarborough & Welham IT Group to keep pace with Microsoft!

Latest news - Government tackling violence against women & girls strategy here...

Fascinating insight into Henry VIII & Co! Click on Katherine for full details including tickets.

 

The latest Covid-19 figures in Nottinghamshire are available via the Coronavirus Dashboard here...

Latest news: Bassetlaw and South Yorkshire NHS to be split! Read announcement here...

Need self-help links to the widest range of health and welfare services and support? Click here for over 100 links.

 

 

Want your local weather forecast?
Click the Sun!

 

Illuminate 2021 on November 18th will support Bassetlaw Food Bank.

Click over pilgrim for the press release and here for much more....

 

 

Retford Arts Hub Revamp

Exciting news! The Arts Hub, which was formerly The Hub, has undergone a revamp. On the second floor, the Mayflower Pilgrims Room has been converted into an Exhibition Room, and the first exhibition is about to go on show. You will be able to view colourful and innovative works by Clare Denny, portrait and figurative artist from the East Midlands. The exhibition will run from 2nd to 28th September. Click on poster for larger view.

The ground floor is still the shop offering unique local artefacts and food and drinks and refreshments are available. For more about the Arts Hub, click here...

Retford Business Forum introduces their full leadership team here...

RBF press release for Retford Christmas Market and Lights switch-on. Sunday 21st November. Click on Christmas Tree to read it all.

Latest Mayflower Pilgrim Trails Newsletter here... and Bassetlaw Museum’s Pilgrims Gallery detail here...

Online Gaming has surged in popularity through Covid-19.
Read latest advice for parents here...

Watch out for scams, fraud and other rip-offs in the rush to book long-awaited holidays! See our Neighbourhood Alert pages here... Also watch out for Covid vaccination scams! Remember - vaccinations are FREE so no personal details are needed!

 

 

 

Join Amazon Smile to support Clarborough Village Hall charity. Click the heart above for details.

For all readers - Bookworm’s Newsletters here...

Village Hall weekly programme here...

Want to donate to Bassetlaw Food Bank or to know more about this vital charity? Click on BFB now!

Local flood management information - including riparian owners, click here...

Want good exercise? See local footpaths here... and also new, local, cycling initiatives here...

Notts Recycling Centres opening times - read more...

Want the latest news? Go to BBC News here...

PCSO Dave Airey’s latest local Crime Report here...

Solar Farm proposals at Tiln Lane.
See our Local Environment’s Energy Farms page
here...

 

 Click for bigger Shopper’s & Tourist’s map of Retford

For a page of useful local contacts, click here...

Our site is constantly evolving, so if you’ve got any comments or suggestions for possible additions or improvements, please go to our Contact us page and let us know. For a summary of how we have structured this community website, and how to get the best out of it, go to Site navigation by left clicking on the blue underlined words in this sentence.

We are grateful to Ladbrook Insurance for their support for our website. See here for more...

With more than 230 pages, our community website is your one-stop-shop for everything from local groups to national and wider issues affecting our community. Over the past few years this site has been servicing between 3000 and 3500+ pages viewed per week (not ‘hits’ - they run into hundreds of thousands!). We pull together public sector inputs from Health, Education, Social services, Law and Order as well as providing you with direct links to all of your elected representatives. We also provide emergency links to your utility suppliers as well as a range of advice centres. Watch out also for regular notices of employment opportunities, activities, entertainment and local courses. In fact - explore our site!

We also provide insights into life. both past and present, in Clarborough and Welham and also Retford. For the moment, have a look in our Local Groups pages to see just how much is happening right now. Local History has an expanding set of transcripts of Log Books (starting in 1871) of our village school in Local Schools Primary School History.
Local History also explores how important our area is in the history of the Mayflower Pilgrims and also The Great Reform Act of 1832 which started the long process of extension of the franchise to all.

Our Out and About section links to a huge variety of local events - local courses to holiday activities for youngsters.

If your computer does not have the latest version of Adobe Acrobat Reader (FREE and used to display pdf - portable document format - files) then use this link to download your own copy of this essential piece of software.