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near Retford, Bassetlaw
North Nottinghamshire
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Retford District MS Family Support

A new pilot project for Social Prescribing is currently in pilot stage care of Bassetlaw Community & Voluntary Service (BCVS). For much more on this The service is targeted at those aged 65 and over who are socially isolated or frail and helps them access services and activities provided by voluntary and community groups.

Young person counselling? Click here... to access Kooth, an NHS service.
Want to know more about Kooth? Click here...

Bassetlaw Museum hosts Bygones Tea Room for those with memory loss,
their family or carers on the first Monday of each month.
Click here for more...

For much more on this exciting Social Prescribing project - and contact details to access the service, click here...

Local voluntary group, and soon charity, Muddy Fork aims helps people experiencing mental health challenges take back control of their lives through volunteer gardening & conservation in Bassetlaw (North Nottinghamshire) and surrounding areas. Go to their website for more.

Hard of Hearing? Need some guidance or training for British Sign Language?

Are you a local business wanting to skill-up staff when dealing with deaf or hard-of-hearing customers or clients?

Get in touch with Retford-based BSL Aware at



















Do you want to do something about Disability Hate Crime? Read more...


For all of your questions - contact Simon Bernacki of Disability Nottinghamshire:

Disability Nottinghamshire moved (still in Mansfield) from 4th November, 2013, so read the details here...

We have recently updated one of our information booklets relating to the Shopmobility Schemes that operate throughout Nottinghamshire and the surrounding areas. I thought it would be useful for you, or the people you work with, to know a bit more about these services as they are vital for many people to access our town centres across Nottinghamshire. Please click on the following link to download the latest version of the booklet - Shopmobility Booklet - updated March 2012.

The above website also has booklets relating to other areas of disability which can be downloaded via the following web page:

For holidays crafted for those with special needs, have a look

The Coastal Eco Centre (Skegness) offers short breaks for children and young people with disabilities or additional needs.

Bond holidays - Specialising in accessible holidays for over 20 years, where your physical, learning disability or mental health will never restrict you....

Karen Burns
Bond Holidays Reservation Team

Telephone 01253 341218
The Bond Hotel,
120 Bond Street,
Blackpool FY4 1HG

The Nottingham General Dispensary is a medical Charity where grants are awarded for the purpose of assisting individuals resident in the City and County of Nottinghamshire who are sick, convalescent, disabled or infirm by providing or paying for items, services or facilities which are considered to alleviate the suffering and/or assist the recovery but are not readily available to them from other sources.

For much more information, and an application form, follow the links below:

Nottingham General Dispensary information leaflet.

Nottingham General Dispensary Application Form.