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.

Happy Christmas - everyone!

Latest news - a second vaccine will soon be used!
Latest WHO updates on vaccines here...

Bassetlaw, as part of Nottinghamshire, is now in Tier 3
Click on poster for details.
To get a test see here...

Click here for the latest national guidance.

For more on Bassetlaw Connect click on NCHA...

Little Lane closure 11th-15th January for resurfacing - notices here...

Local support and advice for extremely vulnerable people here..

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

Also, BCVS has a job vacancy - click here for details... Closing date is 12 noon on 25th January

Want your local weather forecast? Click the Sun!

 

Clarborough Post Office is open each Monday morning in Clarborough Village Hall except for 28th December.

 

The next Bassetlaw’s Youth Council meeting will be on Thursday, 14th January, 2021.
Click on poster for details of how to get involved.

 

Jobs - are you seeking one or need help to keep yours? Click here for much more including one at Bassetlaw Action Centre and another at BCVS.

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

 

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

 

 

 

 

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

All Libraries & Archives have now reopened but...

 

Vulcan to the Sky Trust’s latest news about the Canberra and Green Hub.

Click on the Vulcan to get up-to-date.

 

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...

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

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!

Local Cancer support networks and support - The Aurora Centre (Worksop) is relocating for about six months - read more here...
Also, see their local trainer support.

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

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...

 

Want good exercise? See local footpaths 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 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.

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