Clarborough & Welham Community
near Retford, Bassetlaw
North Nottinghamshire
United Kingdom

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Site last updated on
May 2019

Retford Business Forum (RBF) represents the town-centre businesses and associated local groups with the aim of promoting Retford.

Currently the RBF website is now up-and-running:


Retford Business Forum meetings take place (Bank Holidays providing) on the first Monday of each month in the Council Chambers at Retford Town Hall. Sessions open with refreshments and an opportunity to chat before formal proceedings start of 18:00. Meetings end at 19:30.

Current Chair of RBF is Rick Brand who can be contacted on

[Left] Rick Brand presents RBF’s latest cheque to support Bassetlaw Hospice. The presentation of £350 to Bassetlaw Hospice’s Community Fund Raising Co-ordinator, Debbie Rawlings took place on 7th March, 2019.

For more on this, click over the photos.

Retford Business Forum is in the process of co-ordinating a series of Sunday events in Retford’s Square.
For all of these, and much more through to December, click here...

Currently the list includes:

    28th April: Saint George’s Square - St.George’s Day celebrations

    26th May: Square Fete, a traditional English fete and stalls including Charter signing re-enactment.

    30th June: Square Wheels gathering of Harley Davison motor cycles and display cars.

    28th July: Square Deal Day free stalls for local charities, voluntary groups and volunteering.

    25th August: Square Summer Party stage, street entertainment and stalls. This is actually organised by North Notts BID and only noted here for completeness.

  • Retford Business Forum at in a Community Interest Company (C.I.C).
  • The Forum usually meets on the first Monday of each month in Retford Town Hall. Meetings start at 18:00 prompt with refreshments available - and time for a chat - starting at 17:30.