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

For local links to the Mayflower Pilgrims, click here...

Workingwin - got a health condition and need help finding and staying in work? Click here for more...

Great War centenary - your Parish council’s plans here...

Local Public Health 2020 onwards consultation - read more here...

Want your local weather forecast? Click the Sun!

Cold callers active in Retford
We have had reports of males in the Retford area, going door to door canvassing for work.
Trading Standards never recommend employing a trader based on a cold call.
If you are considering having work carried out on your property or garden make sure that you get three quotes from reputable traders.
To find local traders who have been audited and approved by
Nottinghamshire County Council Trading Standards please visit

New group Pound at Clarborough Village Hall on Thursday mornings - cardio workout inspired by the fun of playing the drums.
See village hall timetable here...

Retford Photographic Society is holding a competition for young photographers - £50 prizes!
For more, click on poster.

GDPR is upon us! Need to know more, or understand your Parish Council’s procedures? Click here...

Volunteer drivers urgently needed, read more PLUS minibus trips.

PCSO Dave Airey’s latest Crime Report for our area. You can also get up-to-date local crime news by joining Neighbourhood Alerts Also, something fishy going on in Clarborough - read more...

Battle’s Over commemoration of the end of World War 1 in November 2018. Your Parish Council needs help with planned events. Click on the poster to volunteer.
For much more on the national scene,

Clarborough Table-top sale - first Saturday of each month.
See a snapshot here!

For what’s going on in North Notts, click here...

Clarborough Village Hall’s weekly programmes timetable: loads of activities, click on the hall sign!
Your village hall needs your support - thought of volunteering?
Direction to our hall - see Finding us.

Clarborough & Welham IT Group’s classes, dates, times and much more including how to enrol. Click on our logo (left).

Could you become a volunteer tutor? You just need to be comfortable with your computer - could be a stepping stone back into employment for anyone who has brought up a young family. We can help with your CV and provide a reference, so get in touch!


Watch out for online Sales shopping risks - click on poster for larger view.

Eaton Hall-based Muslim Charity working to help Rohingya victims - read much more here...

What’s-on locally? See Retford Hub and also our Out-and-About pages for local theatres, outings and activities and also For Tourists for even more on our local scene.

Royal Voluntary Service are looking for local volunteers Click here for more...

11-19? Bassetlaw Youth Council is for you! See BYC page for June 2018 meeting.

Virgin Trains East Coast Travel Plan for Retford Station is gaining momentum - read it here PLUS renovation of station buildings is underway!

Our Elected Reps. pages provide you with links to Bassetlaw District Council, Nottinghamshire County Council as well as your local MP.

For all Health Services across Bassetlaw see our Health & Welfare page

Driving a vehicle on private land is illegal - if caught you could have your vehicle confiscated! Read more...

Shopper’s and Tourist’s Map of Retford
Click for bigger version

Under 25 and need help or advice? Click on the poster!

Council Tax Benefit is being replaced by Local Council Tax Reduction (CTR) scheme from 2017-18. Read more...

Did you know that your pharmacist will delivery to your door and that you can save a packet on repeat prescriptions? Read more...

Run, Hide, Tell - Notts Police advice if terrorists strike here...
Also: Nottinghamshire Trading Standards’ advice on used cars here...

Spar Store open daily (06:00-22:00) in Clarborough next to the Kings Arms. Read more...

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 quick summary of how we have structured this site - have a look at our ICT Site Site navigation page.

With some 180 pages, our community website is your one-stop-shop for everything from local groups to national and European issues affecting our community. Over the past few years this site has been servicing between 2000 and 3000 pages viewed per week (not ‘hits’ - they run into the 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. 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.
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.

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.