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COMMUNITY: Hemswell Cliff Christian Church

Mobile Christian Church, twice monthly on Sunday afternoon.

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COMMUNITY: Gainsborough House

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

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COMMUNITY: West Stockwith Annual Parish Assembly

The chairman, Geoff Houchin, reported on “a steady but successful year” at the Parish Assembly on Thursday, April 14.

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COMMUNITY: Live Acts featuring Local Talent

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

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COMMUNITY: Hatha Yoga Classes in Walkeringham

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

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COMMUNITY: Table Top Sale in Scotter

Organised by the chapel refurbishment team, takes place in the chapel schoolroom on Saturday, May 7, from 10am to noon.

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COMMUNITY: Scotton Women’s Institute

The newly elected president, Mrs Chris Sylvester, welcomed members and guests to the April meeting.

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COMMUNITY: Scotter Sponsored Swim

Nurses and their daughters will be swapping the ward for the pool aiming to not only go but swim that extra mile.

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COMMUNITY: Sturton Women’s Institute

Joan Wines welcomed members to the meeting beginning with Jerusalem. She then introduced the speaker, Mike Storr who entertained with a talk entitled Masters of Mirth.

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COMMUNITY: Lea Church Service

A Sunday morning service is held every Sunday in Lea Methodist Church at 10.30am.

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COMMUNITY: Laughton Women’s Institute

President Joy Bannister welcomed everyone to the April meeting. At the recent Cliffside group meeting, Tiz Bacon won the competition for a garden on a plate and had brought her exhibit for members to see.

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COMMUNITY: Gainsborough Probus

Peter Whyles from the Bassetlaw Astronomical Society came to Probus on April 18, to speak about ‘The Sun and its Planets’.

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COMMUNITY: Morton Entertainment Evening Cancelled

Unfortunately the entertainment evening with the Collingham Singers on May 6 has had to be cancelled due to illness.

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COMMUNITY: Organ Society

Thursday, April 28, features a very popular man from Cheshire, John Romero, who presents something different. He is an ex-British champion piano accordion player, and plays this side by side with an organ keyboard.

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COMMUNITY: Blyton Women’s Institute

Cliffside group convenor Jean White was guest speaker at the monthly meeting. She told of her quest to find “The Missing Sister” in her family tree.

Community event.

COMMUNITY: Gringley Women’s Institute

May 4, fashion show by Baron Bou of Gainsborough with many items of fashion and accessories which may be purchased at a special price at this event.

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COMMUNITY: Training - Recruiting Volunteers

This course will help you to develop effective recruitment methods, consider the types of volunteer roles you will be offering and steer clear of pitfalls.

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COMMUNITY: Gainsborough Decorative & Fine Arts Society

The next meeting is on May 5, when Melissa Galimore will speak on Classicism to Chintz: English House Interiors.

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COMMUNITY: Beckingham Table Top Sale

Sunday, May 8, in the village hall from 10am to 1pm, free entry. £5 per table, refreshment available.

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COMMUNITY: Walkeringham Race Night

This Saturday, April 23, 7pm, first race 7.30pm, at Walkeringham village hall.

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COMMUNITY: Upton & Kexby Annual Church Meeting

The annual meeting will be held in church on April 28 at 7pm.

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COMMUNITY: Agricultural & Horticultural Society

Sturton by Stow: The society held its annual general meeting in the old schoolroom when plans and preparations for the 129th annual show on Saturday, October 1, were made.

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COMMUNITY: Table Top Sale in Scotter

Organised by the methodist chapel fundraising team takes place in the chapel schoolroom on Saturday, May 7, from 10am to noon.

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COMMUNITY: Entertainment Evening in Morton

On Friday, May 6, The Collingham Singers, are at Morton Village Hall, 7.30pm with a mid-interval break where refreshments of wine or fruit juice are served.

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COMMUNITY: Misterton Clean for the Queen

Annual litter pick is on Saturday, April 30, in honour of the Queen’s 90th birthday.

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COMMUNITY: Don’t Dump Your Garden Waste

Bassetlaw District Council is issuing a reminder that dumping garden waste in/under hedges, in ditches, or on someone else’s land, is flytipping, and risks a fixed penalty ticket or prosecution with a fine of up to £95,000 and three years’ imprisonment. Just because the waste will compost down does not mean that it is not flytipping.

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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. Substantial footwear, weatherproof clothing and a packed lunch are needed for all day walks.

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COMMUNITY: Gainsborough Organ Society

Thursday, April 28, features a very popular man from Cheshire, John Romero, who presents something different. He is an ex-British champion piano accordion player, and plays this side by side with an organ keyboard. He played for the society last year and has been invited back earlier than usual, because he went down so well. Starting at an early age, he took an interest in the accordion and gained valuable experience playing all the London clubs. He later progressed to cruise ships, with the last trips being to USA, Mexico and a Caribbean tour. He then decided to settle down and concentrate on all the well know organ clubs.

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COMMUNITY: That’ll Be The Day

30th Anniversary: this Saturday, Majestic Theatre, 7.30pm.

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COMMUNITY: Blood Donors required in Gainsborough

NHS Blood and Transplant is urging everyone to do something amazing and help give the gift of life to someone in need of blood. Blood is a vital life line needed by many for a variety of life-saving procedures such as during or after childbirth or treating patients with blood disorders, like sickle cell anaemia and Thalassaemia, which require regular transfusions.

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COMMUNITY: Blyton Parish Council

The next meeting is Monday, April 25, which is the date for the annual parish meeting in Blyton Memorial Hall at 7.30pm.

Community event.

COMMUNITY: Willingham Women’s Institute

President Angela Borman opened the meeting held on April 7. 
The notices were dealt with and at the conclusion of these, the speaker for the evening Alison Walling from Lincolnshire Willow was introduced.

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COMMUNITY: Walkeringham Race Night

Saturday, April 23, 7pm, first race 7.30pm, at Walkeringham village hall.

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COMMUNITY: Hatha Yoga Classes

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

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COMMUNITY: Sturton Parish Council

The monthly meeting followed after the annual parish meeting with councillor C. Elkington in the chair. All councillors, 12 local Government electors and the clerk were present.

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COMMUNITY: Annual Sturton Parish Meeting

Eight Councillors and thirteen local residents and the clerk attended at the old schoolroom when reports were offered by representatives of several organisations. Sharron Banham gave a detailed account of the history society’s activities during the past year which had included a very successful year of well-attended meetings to hear a variety of interesting and informative speakers. 
The open day held in St Mary’s Church and featuring weddings and christenings had been well-attended and supported. 
Another book entitled Stow Wars is now available and two outings are already arranged for the coming year. 
A grant of £900 has been awarded to enable a headstone to be placed at the grave of Nurse Joan Credland who died during the last war. It will be dedicated sometime in September.

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COMMUNITY: National Trust

Wednesday, April 20, AGM followed by The Path to the Mayflower: The English background - Malcolm Dolby.

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COMMUNITY: Quiz Night

Morton village hall is holding another quiz night on Saturday, April 23, starting prompt at 7.30pm.

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COMMUNITY: Lincolnshire Wildlife Trust

Gainsborough area group: Wednesday, April 20, annual general meeting and supper, an evening of food, fun and friendship… and Stuart Watson’s fascinating 1950’s film of cattle being transported from Kenya to Ethiopia by air.

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COMMUNITY: Morton Entertainment Evening

Friday, May 6, The Collingham Singers, at Morton Village Hall, 7.30pm with a mid-interval break where refreshments of wine or fruit juice are served.

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COMMUNITY: Misterton Clean for the Queen

Annual litter pick on Saturday, April 30, in honour of the Queen’s 90th birthday Volunteers are welcome – meet at the war memorial at 10am. Rubbish bags and protective gloves are provided. The morning ends with light refreshments at the red hart – for volunteers only. Anyone unable to help with the litter-pick is asked to weed and tidy around their own properties.

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COMMUNITY: Ninety Years of Misterton History

Misterton & West Stockwith History Group is looking for photos of events in the village over the past 90 years (or thereabouts).

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COMMUNITY: Lea Table Top Sale

Saturday, April 16, Lea village hall, 10.30am to noon. Free entry. A variety of stalls, and refreshments will be available.

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COMMUNITY: Centenary Tank Tour

Two Lincoln experts on the history of the first tanks will share the story in this 100th anniversary year. Richard Pullen, lecturer, military historian and author, whose grandfather worked on the first tanks at William Foster and Co in Lincoln during World War One, will be joined by filmmaker Andrew Blow, who discovered local film of the early tanks.

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COMMUNITY: Gringley on the Hill Women’s Institute

Wednesday, May 4, fashion show by Baron Bou of Gainsborough with many items of fashion and accessories which may be purchased at a special price at this event.

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COMMUNITY: Gainsborough Heritage Centre

Is hosting a talk on April 20, to be held at Gainsborough House, 18 Parnell Street, DN21 2NB.

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COMMUNITY: Gainsborough Decorative & Fine Arts Society

Leslie Primo, national gallery art historian and lecturer, was the guest speaker at the April meeting; his popular subject, Joseph Wright of Derby and the Men and Art of the Lunar Society.

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COMMUNITY: Blyton Parish Council

The next meeting is Monday, April 25, which is the date for the annual parish meeting in Blyton memorial hall at 7.30pm.

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