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

Want your local weather forecast? Click the Sun!

Looking for advertising opportunities that blanket-cover our community as well as much wider impacts? Clarborough & Welham Newsletter has spaces for new advertisers - see here for current and back issues and here for advertising details.

Retford Heritage Day is shaping-up to be part of a great weekend (14th-15th September). Click here for starters... This also sees the start of the Chesterfield Canal’s second annual Walking Festival - more here...
For a bigger view of the Brass Band click on poster...

VE75 commemoration planning has started - see VE75 Events page here...

Kings Arms Bingo resumes 22nd July - more here...

Fttp (Fibre to the Premises) service now available in Welham.
Click here for details.

There is so much more happening in Retford through the summer - and beyond. Click here to be thrilled!

Fantastic live Summer music in Retford; Click for details

Add to these, Bassetlaw Short Story competition and Literary Festival news here...

Young kestrels at Idle Valley Reserve - click here for more...

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. Also, look at Pilgrim Trails newsletters here...

Clarborough & Welham IT Group’s Windows 10 classes resume in mid-September. With all support for Windows 7 ending in January, 2020 come to get some Windows 10 experience with us! Click on logo for more...

Well-cared for CD/DVD cabinets for sale.
Click on photo for details

Update: Cabinet 2 is the only one left!

Bassetlaw Action Centre’s Summer programme of minibus trips are suitable for wheelchair users. Programme and booking details here...

Cancer Research UK’s Retford shop is looking for volunteers.
Click on poster for larger view.

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.

Bassetlaw Christian Heritage 2019 meeting dates here...

Tabletop Gaming Days at Retford Library - click here for more.

PCSO Dave Airey’s local Crime Reports here...

Got a health condition and need help finding and staying in work?
Click for more... about Workingwin.

Did you know that your pharmacist will delivery to your door and that you can save a packet on repeat prescriptions? Read more...
Also, f
or all Health Services across Bassetlaw see Health & Welfare page

Under 25 and need help or advice? Bassetlaw Youth Council meeting dates to November 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 more than 200 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.