Nostalgia rss

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COMMUNITY: Upton & Kexby Friendship Club

The annual general meeting took place with the following committee:- chairman Doris Jubbs, vice/secretary Jenny Whiteside, treasurer Audrey Rushton, committee S. Atkin, R. Pauling.

Community event.

COMMUNITY: Churches Open Weekend in Upton & Kexby

Upton Church took part in last weeks West Lindsey District Council festival.

Community event.

COMMUNITY: Sturton History Society

Met in Sturton village hall which was well attended again.

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COMMUNITY: Scotter’s Got Talent

Arranged by the chapel fundraising group, this event takes place on Saturday, June 18.

Community event.

COMMUNITY: Scotter Classic Car Night

Wednesday, June 8, from 5pm to late.

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COMMUNITY: Scotton Women’s Institute

At the open evening held on May 12, Scotton welcomed guests from Kirton in Lindsey WI and Laughton WI.

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COMMUNITY: Morton Feast

This will be held over the weekend July 8 to 10.

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COMMUNITY: ‘Get Set Go’ Sports Sessions

There is an exciting pop lacrosse and ball skills session for children aged seven-to-11-years during the half-term break, on Wednesday, June 1 at Misterton Primary School.

COMMUNITY: Laughton WI

The June WI meeting is a party to celebrate HM the Queen’s 90th birthday.

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COMMUNITY: Food Bank

Local support for Bassetlaw Food Bank means that over 1,300 bags of provisions have been taken to the Retford base from Misterton, West Stockwith, and surrounding villages.

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COMMUNITY: First Contact Signposting Scheme

The scheme uses a simple checklist to help people aged 60 or over receive services to keep them safe and independent in their own homes.

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COMMUNITY: Crown Competition

Misterton Parish Council is organising a celebration on the Queen’s official 90th birthday – and all primary-age children are invited to enter the competition to decorate a crown.

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COMMUNITY: Gainsborough Ramblers

The group meets on alternate Sundays of the month at the Roseway car park in Gainsborough to car share before setting off.

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COMMUNITY: Craft Fair & Vintage Car Display

Bank Holiday Monday, May 30, 10am to 3pm at All Saints’ Parish Church, Church Street, Gainsborough.

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COMMUNITY: Beckingham Gardeners’ Club

At their meeting on Monday, May 16, members welcomed their speaker Jeanette Merilion, who gave a fascinating insight into a Calendar of Colour.

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COMMUNITY: Upton Parish Council

There were three members of the public who attended the parish meeting.

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COMMUNNITY: Scotter Table Top Sale

Arranged by the chapel fundraising group, this event was well attended with a good selection of items for sale.

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COMMUNITY: Scotter Open Meeting

Scotter Methodist Chapel invites you to an open meeting on Thursday, May 26, at 7pm in the chapel schoolroom.

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COMMUNITY: Public meeting on Integrated Care

Anyone interested in integrated community care is invited to a public meeting on Tuesday, May 24 at 5.30pm at The Well (Baptist Church) in Retford.

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COMMUNITY: ‘Get Set Go’ Sports Sessions

There’s an exciting pop lacrosse and ball skills session for children aged seven-to-11-years during the half-term break, on Wednesday, June 1 at Misterton Primary School.

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COMMUNITY: Misterton Crown Competition

Misterton Parish Council is organising a celebration on the Queen’s official 90th birthday – and all primary-age children are invited to enter the competition to decorate a crown.

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COMMUNITY: Misterton Spring Fair

Saturday, May 21 in the parish church, 10am to noon.

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COMMUNITY: Upton & Kexby Queen’s Birthday

The villages are holding a celebration day on Sunday, June 12. Watch this space for further details and make a note in your diary.

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COMMUNITY: Willingham by Stow Women’s Institute

President Angela Borman opened the meeting held on May 5.

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COMMUNITY: Second Chance Cinema, Retford

Is a chance to catch up on the latest family blockbuster film. Films are shown on a 20 ft HD widescreen with surround sound.

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COMMUNITY: Hemswell Cliff Youth Club

Are looking for volunteers for a couple of hours each fortnight to run the youth club.

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COMMUNITY: Gainsborough Probus

On Monday, May 9, Don Ayris presented a DVD, The Town on the Trent, meaning Gainsborough of course.

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COMMUNITY: Mobile Christian Church, Lea

Twice monthly on Sunday afternoon:

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COMMUNITY: Hatha Yoga Classes, Walkeringham

Walkeringham village hall, Monday 9am to 10am and Thursday 6pm to 7pm. £6 per class.

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COMMUNITY: Misterton Share A Ride

Join the 785 people now registered with Bassetlaw Share-a-Ride, with over 250,000 shared journeys a year. Help to do your bit for the environment.

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COMMUNITY: Martial Arts Class, Hemswell Cliff

Hemswell Cliff School, Thursdays 6pm to 7pm for five years upwards and 7pm to 8pm for adults.

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COMMUNITY: Gainsborough Ramblers

Meet alternate Sundays of the month at the Roseway car park in Gainsborough to car share before setting off.

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COMMUNITY: Chat & Chew in Gainsborough

Dementia support group has changed venue.

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COMMUNITY: Bowmen - Try your hand at archery

Thinking of getting out in the new year and trying something different then why not come along to Gainsborough Bowmen and try your hand at archery.

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COMMUNITY: Folk Club Ukulele Group

Are offering an opportunity to beginners to “try before you buy”.

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COMMUNITY: Barnardos in Gainsborough in need of unwanted items

Barnardo’s at Corringham Road (near Spar) urgently need quality donations of ladies wear, men’s wear, bric-a-brac and jewellery etc.

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Pause for Thought

Many in the music world have been saddened by the recent deaths of David Bowie and Prince. 


Community event.

COMMUNITY: Gainsborough House

Community Centre: social activity groups for the elderly or disabled.

Community event.

COMMUNITY: Minibus for use, Misterton

The Bassetlaw Community Minibus is a wheelchair-friendly minibus that is available to local community groups and individuals, who need flexible, affordable, and accessible transport.

Community event.

COMMUNITY: Bassetlaw Stroke Information

The Bassetlaw Stroke Information Service is a service for residents, funded by NHS Bassetlaw and Notts County Council and delivered by Bassetlaw Action Centre.

Community event.

COMMUNITY: Second Chance Cinema, Retford

Is a chance to catch up on the latest family blockbuster film.

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COMMUNITY: Volunteering During Volunteers’ Week

Between June 1 and 12, Voluntary Centre Services’ teams from Lincoln and West Lindsey are joining together with Bransby Horses to host a volunteer fair on Tuesday, June 7.

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COMMUNITY: West Lindsey Churches Festivals

Saturday and Sunday, May 14-15, Gainsborough United Reformed Church will be taking part in this festival on both days with several special events.

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COMMUNITY: Live Acts Featuring Local Talent in Walkeringham

Saturday, May 21, village hall. Following last year’s sell out event, there will be another evening of live music featuring local talent.

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COMMUNITY: Upton & Kexby Church’s Open Weekend

All Saints Church, will be open on Saturday, May 14 and Sunday, 15, from 11am to 4pm, with a 40s theme.

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COMMUNITY: Sturton Parish Council

The annual meeting was held in the Old Schoolroom when all councillors and eight local residents were present. 
Before the meeting began district councillor Reg Shore presented the council with an award for being the Parish Council of the Year in this area. Congratulations were offered by members of the public.

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COMMUNITY: Scotter Women’s Institute

The May meeting was held in the chapel schoolroom on Wednesday, May 4.

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COMMUNITY: Public meeting on Integrated Care in Retford

Anyone interested in integrated community care is invited to a public meeting on Tuesday, May 24 at 5.30pm at The Well (Baptist Church) in Retford.

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COMMUNITY: Were you born around 1926 and from Misterton?

An exhibition of 90 years of Misterton will feature in celebrations of the Queen’s 90th birthday on the ‘official’ date: Sunday, June 12.

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COMMUNITY: Misterton Coffee Morning

Misterton adult swimming club is holding a coffee morning to raise funds for life-saving training and tuition on Tuesday, May 17 from 10.30am to noon, in the church room.

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