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Retford half marathon is back for 2018, bigger than ever!

Club, amateur and fun runners will be taking part in this year’s Retford Half Marathon which will take place on Sunday March 11th. The annual...

The opening of King’s Park in Retford

This year marks the 80th anniversary of the opening of King’s Park in Retford, which is why we’re using this month’s issue to take...

Community litter pick organised for March to clean up Retford

Bassetlaw District Council have backed the ‘Great British Spring Clean’ campaign again, a campaign promoted by environmentalist charity Keep Britain Tidy. The charity is hoping...

Inside Bassetlaw Food Bank

The rise in both the number of food banks and the amount of people having to use them in the UK is an unfortunate...

East Coast Mainline mess: How will it affect Retford people?

Every month we pick a national issue and look at how it could affect us on a local level, living in Retford. This month we’re...

£20M highways investment boost for Nottinghamshire announced

Nottinghamshire’s deteriorating roads will be targeted for repair, courtesy of a £20m funding boost to the highways network. The additional money is claimed to be...

Two Firefighters prepare for 51 mile walk in aid of Karen Land

Two Firefighters are taking on a 51 mile walk to raise a £2,000 for the Karen Land campaign for Immunotherapy treatment, adding to the...

Bassetlaw District Council acknowledges centenary of women’s suffrage

One hundred years ago, around 8.4 million British women gained the right to vote for the first time, after a long and hard fought...

Pilgrim Roots project gets £55,000 boost from Notts County Council

Bassetlaw District Council has announced that Nottinghamshire County Council have pledged £55,000 towards the celebration of the 400th anniversary of the Mayflower Pilgrims in...

Catch Up: Tinker Lane Fracking

Fracking became a huge issue for Bassetlaw in 2017 and despite the efforts of many anti-fracking campaigners; construction began on the Tinker Lane site...

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