Clarborough & Welham community, your gateway to Retford, Bassetlaw, North Nottinghamshire and origins of the Mayflower Pilgrims
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Clarborough’s 2019 Festival and Scarecrow Competition - Sunday 19th May.
Click on poster for more.
Square Fete on Retford Square on Sunday 26th May - traditional English fair - this just starts it all - there is so much more happening in Retford through the summer - and beyond. Click here to be thrilled!
Fantastic live music in Retford Square - click for details ►
Royal British Legion Peace Day Celebrations
on 4th July - click here for details.
The Mayflower Pilgrims story is of global importance - and Retford was, in many ways, a seedbed for the Pilgrims. Find out more at Retford Hub and, in the near future, Bassetlaw Museum.
Next Pilgrims & Prophets, Christian Heritage Tours on 20th July.
Click on In the footsteps of St.Chad for details.
Well-cared for cabinets for sale - click on photo for details. Update: Cabinet 2 is the only one left!
Bassetlaw Youth Council meeting dates + other links and dates for your diary here...
Sons of Pitches coming to Retford in June! For more on this fantastic musical experience, click here...
Bassetlaw Action Centre’s Summer programme of minibus trips are also suitable for wheelchair users. For programme and booking details, click here...
Cancer Research UK’s Retford shop is looking for volunteers.
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Local Cancer support networks and support events here...
Bassetlaw Action Centre is looking for volunteers for their elderly persons befriending service. Click here for details.
Retford Hub has a new resident artist - click here for much more.
Bassetlaw Christian Heritage 2019 meeting dates here...
Tabletop Gaming Days at Retford Library - click here for more.
Free Wi-fi goes live in Retford - read more here...
PCSO Dave Airey’s local Crime Reports here...
National Memorial Arboretum visit (£12) on Saturday 18th May. Click on poster for details and how to book your place.
Got a health condition and need help finding and staying in work? Click for more...
Did you know that your pharmacist will delivery to your door and that you can save a packet on repeat prescriptions? Read more...
Also, for all Health Services across Bassetlaw see our Health & Welfare page
Clarborough & Welham IT Group’s next block of Windows 10 classes resume w/c 15th June. Time to get into Windows 10 with all support for Windows 7 now ending. Click on logo for more...
◄Under 25 and need help or advice? Bassetlaw Youth Council meeting dates to July 2019 too! Click on the poster.
Clarborough Table-top sale - first Saturday of each month - see a snapshot here!
Click for bigger Shopper’s & Tourist’s map of Retford ►
Run, Hide, Tell - Notts Police advice if terrorists strike here...
Also: Nottinghamshire Trading Standards’ advice on used cars here...
For a page of useful local contacts, see that page
as a sub-page of Finding Us.
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.
With some 190 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.
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