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

Looking for something in particular? With more than 240 pages on this website we host a mass of information. Hover over the menu to the left to get a more detailed overview of each section, but first explore this page for latest news...

For Nottinghamshire County Council’s latest Covid guidance across all sectors as well as tips and advice, how to avoid scams, testing, etc. click here

 

Clarborough’s Christmas Tree Lighting event is Thursday, 2nd December - click on poster for larger view

Clarborough Post Office is open - normal times are Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday mornings. Click on Post Office for times.
All P.O. services available here!

Notts Carers Hub face-to-face sessions through December here...

For post-event press releases for Retford’s Christmas Market and lights switch-on and also Can-dles Thanksgiving/Illuminate 2021 click here...

Bookworm’s Newsletters here...

Retford Late Night Shopping update - Thursday 9th December!

Want your local weather forecast?
Click the Sun!

 

Notts Recycling Centres opening times - read more...

Babworth Church Thanksgiving/Illuminate 2021 Art Exhibition 27th & 28th November, 2021.
Click for their Press release.

Latest aviation link to climate action

 

Grove Street, Retford Methodist Church & Centre, is seeking public views on its development plans. Click The Grove logo for more...
...and click on Star Festival for more.

 

Clarborough & Hayton church services and events here...

Bassetlaw Action Centre’s newsletters here. For their 2020-2021 Annual Report - click ‘Action’.

 

 

 

 

D2N2 Growth Hub’s Webinar and Workshop calendars for developing your business here...

 

Click on Aurora for their run-up-to-Christmas events.

Retford Town Centre Neighbourhood Planning Group’s latest news - click on their stall

Bassetlaw District Council’s 2020-2037 Local Plan invited comments but that is now closed. Click here for more...
For BDC’s latest news, click here...

Does your business or event need advertising? Clarborough & Welham Newsletter has a much wider ‘reach’ than you might expect and offers exceptional value.

Click Julie for more...

 

For more on the Harmless initiative, click on the poster.

Can you help by volunteering to be a Covid Vaccination Marshall? Click on BCVS poster for details and contacts to volunteer

 

BCVS also Celebrated Covid Vaccination Volunteers at Retford Town Hall on 8th October. Click on BCVS for more...

 

 

Bassetlaw Hospice is starting to plan their Christmas Memory Star Event in conjunction with the National Grief Awareness Week where on the 8th December at 18:00, UK landmark buildings and those supporting the event will light the country up in orange. Click on Grandad to read the Hospice’s full press release.

For updates to local Covid support and
information click here...

Latest jobs available here...

Decisionz resources for young people to be empowered to make the right decisions and successfully transition on to their next steps in education or employment, and their future careers. Click on Decisionz to explore their services and here for more on their latest newsletter..

 

If you’re aged 19+, unemployed on Universal Credit or other benefits, you can now get back into work with this FREE new solution.
Click on poster for details.

Lots more support opportunities if you are looking to get into work. Click here to explore and also, local Nomis (official) unemployment statistics.

 

New website offering local mental health advice and help for young people in Nottingham and Nottinghamshire, all in one place

 

Nottinghamshire’s 2022 school places applications are nearing closing! Details here...

 

School Kids can often teach parents and grandparents a few things about computers. If you’d like to repay them with advice of your own, why not join your local IT Group’s classes? Click here for more...

Speaking of school, lots of courses began at North Notts College in Worksop in September but some start later. Many are free and aimed at over-18s as well as distance learning options.
Click on poster for much, much more.

 

Are you an employer seeking to increase your workforce’s digital skills?
Find out how here!

Breaking news! Microsoft announces Windows 11. Read more here and join Clarborough & Welham IT Group to keep pace with Microsoft!

Latest news - Government tackling violence against women & girls strategy here...

 

The latest Covid-19 figures in Nottinghamshire are available via the Coronavirus Dashboard here...

Latest news: Bassetlaw and South Yorkshire NHS to be split! Read announcement here... Need self-help links to the widest range of health and welfare services and support? Click here for over 100 links.

Retford Arts Hub Revamp

Exciting news! The Arts Hub, which was formerly The Hub, has undergone a revamp. On the second floor, the Mayflower Pilgrims Room has been converted into an Exhibition Room. The ground floor is still the shop offering unique local artefacts and food and drinks and refreshments are available. For more about the Arts Hub, click here...

Latest Mayflower Pilgrim Trails Newsletter here... and Bassetlaw Museum’s Pilgrims Gallery detail here...

Online Gaming has surged in popularity through and after Covid-19.
Read latest advice for parents here...

Join Amazon Smile to support Clarborough Village Hall charity, all at no costs to yourself! Click the heart for details.

Village Hall weekly programme here...

Local flood management information - including riparian owners, click here...

Want good exercise? See local footpaths here... and also new, local, cycling initiatives 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...

 

 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 230 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 3000 and 3500+ 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 and also The Great Reform Act of 1832 which started the long process of extension of the franchise to all.

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.