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

This homepage has been ‘cleaned up’ with long-term notices relating to local Covid-19 matters moved to our new Local Covid-19 page. Note: we have also ‘greyed out’ events and activities throughout our site that Covid-19 emergency have suspended - but please do check with organisations for very latest situations.

National lockdown rules

Latest News: Nottinghamshire will be in Tier 3 after 2nd December!
To get a test see here...

Click here for the latest national guidance.

For local support and advice for extremely vulnerable people, click here...

Want your local weather
forecast? Click the Sun!

 

Latest WHO updates on vaccines here...

 

 

Hand-made Christmas toys to support Clarborough Primary School - here...

WorkingWin updates here...

Central Retford Neighbourhood Plan - could/should you get involved? Read more...

 

 

Christmas bin collections schedule - click on poster for larger view.

Retford & Worksop Christmas Markets are cancelled - read more here...

Get Safe Online advice for avoiding online shopping scams.
Read much more here

All Libraries & Archives are closed until 2nd December but...

 

Vulcan to the Sky Trust’s exciting news about Canberra

Click on the Vulcan to read their press release.

 

Notts Wildlife Trust hopes to reopen Idle Valley Nature Reserve and visitor facilities before Christmas but is desperate for volunteers to to assist this. Click here for their latest press release.

Click on £750,000 to read more!

Train companies are extending a scheme offering free travel to those fleeing domestic abuse in Great  Britain until the end of March 2021. Read more on our Local Covid-19 page here...

CDCA (Clarborough Village Hall) are now registered with Amazon Smile which means CDCA gets spin-off from every Amazon order that folks decide to enable - and at no cost to themselves! Click here to read all about it...

Bassetlaw Action Centre’s Winter Newsletter here...

Pilgrim Festival 2020: Online Babworth Arts Exhibition - for details and entry go to our Local Faiths > Mayflower Pilgrims page here...

Notts Recycling Centres remain open through current lockdowns - read more...

Latest news! Adrian Gray (Pilgrims & Prophets Tours) announces latest local history walks and talks. Click here for details.

Applications for Primary School places in September, 2021 is now open - this closes on 15th January, 2021. Click here for the latest news and contacts. Applications for secondary school places for September 2021 closed on 31st October!

Clarborough Post Office is open each Monday morning in Clarborough Village Hall.

Local Cancer support networks and support - The Aurora Centre (Worksop) is relocating for about six months - read more here...

Want to know more about Mayflower Pilgrims links locally? Click here...

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

Breaking news! Catherine Burn, Director of BCVS, has been awarded the British Empire Medal for her work for our communities during Covid-19.

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

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

 

Muslim Charity’s latest press release
The charity is based at Eaton Hall, near Retford.

 

 

 

Want good exercise? See local footpaths here...

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

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.

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

With more than 220 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 1500 and 2000+ 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.

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.