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Lincs & Notts Air Ambulance
This amazing accomplishment started with the London Landmarks Half-Marathon on 7th April. 15 runners competed in the race and raised £7,518 for LNAA.
Mr Straw’s House

Mr Straw’s House takes centre stage in the second series of BBC TV’s Hidden Treasures of the National Trust

Scheduled for 9pm on BBC Two and BBC iPlayer the programme will reveal new and compelling stories about the work going on behind the scenes of the National Trust to conserve incredible objects and properties and the passionate staff and volunteers who care for them.

Highfields Independent School

Sustainable Education At Highfields Independent School & Day Nursery

With a Sustainable Schools Action Plan in place, Highfields is set to improve its sustainability across all areas of school life and ensure pupils are leading the process too.
Mount St Mary's College

Mount St Mary's College Shines In ISI Report

Under the new standards, schools are evaluated based on meeting or not meeting Independent School Standards and Regulations (ISSRs). Mount St Mary’s College and Barlborough Hall School met all ISSRs, with no identified action points for improvement.

Nottingham Castle

Nottingham Castle Surpasses Target

Nottingham Castle has surpassed its target of 200,000 visitors since it reopened last summer.
Nottingham Triathlon Club

Tri Club Born Out Of Lockdown Named ‘Best In East Midlands’

A triathlon club which held its first sessions online during the Covid pandemic has been named the best in the East Midlands.
Hyson Green Library and Acorn Resource Centre

Arts Council funding helps renovate library garden and resource centre

An open garden event is being held this week to mark the transformation of Hyson Green Library’s garden and Acorn Resource Centre.
Welbeck Abbey Brewery

‘Raising The Dough’ brewed for local charity; In Sam’s Name

Welbeck Abbey Brewery is launching ‘Raising the Dough’ 3.9% session ale to promote and raise funds for local men’s mental health charity In Sam’s Name.
Lincs & Notts Air Ambulance

Knitting up a storm for Lincs & Notts Air Ambulance

As part of the 30th Anniversary celebrations due to start later in the year, Lincs & Notts Air Ambulance (LNAA) are calling all nifty knitters to join together to create the largest yarn bomb ever seen!

Nottingham City Council

Praise for Nottingham City Council For Backing Campaign To Protect Rivers And Ocean

This makes the authority the biggest city in the UK to back the plan, and the furthest inland. Nottingham City Council has been applauded by campaigners for remaining committed to the move. Green Hustle - local Motion for the Ocean campaign leads - thanked City Councillors and branded it “a ray of light” showing “vision, hope and perseverance”.
Chris Collins - ICF ACC. Life Coach.

What Has 2024 Got In Store?

Are you the type of person who’s looking forward to what’s coming your way in 2024, whatever that may be!? Or are you feeling overwhelmed, anxious, and unsure about facing another challenging year ahead? By Chris Collins, Life Coach.
Lincs & Notts Air Ambulance

2023 Is Lincs & Notts Air Ambulance’s Busiest Year In History

Lincs & Notts Air Ambulance has experienced its busiest year on record, responding to 1,771 missions in the last 12 months.

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Girl About Town...Retford

Our Girl About Town reporter, Gemma-Louise King, brings you neighbourhood know-how and a round up of places, people and things to look out for, with of course the 'Made' sparkle.
A Column by Gemma-Louise King

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Babworth Arts Festival 2023

Babworth Arts Festival 2023 Saturday 18th November 10am-4pm & Sunday 19th November 12noon-4pm All Saints’ Church, Babworth, DN22 8EP

At the 2023 Babworth Arts Festival, there will be a fantastic range of original paintings and other works from artists and art groups based in and around Retford.
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Retford Christmas Market & Lights Switch-On on Sunday 26th November 2023

The 2023 Retford Christmas Market & Lights Switch-On will be on Sunday 26th November 2023 from 10am to 6pm…… bigger and better…….brilliant!
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Party In The Square Success

North Notts BID's Party In The Square event thrilled crowds in Retford.

Mr Straw’s House

Mr Straw’s House takes centre stage in the second series of BBC TV’s Hidden Treasures of the National Trust

Airing on Friday 10 May, Mr Straw’s House in Worksop will be one of the central stories when Hidden Treasures of the National Trust returns to the BBC for a second series.
WELBECK Estate

Transformation Of Cuckney House

The Welbeck Estate Makes A Magnificant Transformation Of Historic Cuckney House
Clumber Park

New Hardwick ford footbridge opens at Clumber Park

Hardwick ford footbridge now officially open.
Taking Centre stage

Ros and Oliver Takes Centre-Stage at Osberton International

Gallop to success!

Newark Book Festival

Family Fun at the Newark Book Festival

Newark Book Festival is almost here and it’s making final preparations for a feast of fun-filled family entertainment where imaginative tales, animal friends and super stories spill out of books and across the town’s streets. The festival runs from the Thursday 6th to the Sunday 9th of July and is action-packed with engaging author talks, writing workshops, storytelling sessions and exciting street theatre and, with the return of our fabulous literature village in the Market Place, it all makes for a fun-filled extra-long weekend that all the family will enjoy. “We are thrilled ...

Family Fun at the Newark Book Festival

A feast of fun-filled family entertainment where imaginative tales, animal friends and super stories spill out of books and across the town’s streets.

Up, Up and Away at Newark Air Museum

This year’s Cockpit-Fest is once again taking place on Saturday 24th & Sunday 25th June, 2023.

Norwood Park - National Award Winner For Best Historical Wedding Venue 2023.

Norwood Park are on cloud nine after being announced National Winners!

Exciting New Exhibit Flies Into Newark...

See the Reid and Sigrist Desford At Newark Air Museum.
Cockpit-Fest 23 at Newark Air Museum

Up, Up and Away at Newark Air Museum

This year’s Cockpit-Fest is once again taking place on Saturday 24th & Sunday 25th June, 2023.
Award Winning Wedding Venue

Norwood Park - National Award Winner For Best Historical Wedding Venue 2023.

Norwood Park are on cloud nine after being announced National Winners!
Newark air museum

Exciting New Exhibit Flies Into Newark...

See the Reid and Sigrist Desford At Newark Air Museum.

West Nottinghamshire College

A showcase of leading lights from the arts to feature at ‘Expo’ - 23 Feb

Experts in the creative arts industries will be bringing their knowledge and expertise at a day of talks and seminars at West Nottinghamshire College’s Create Expo on 23rd February 2024.
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Students Take Their Cues With Entertainment Industry Specialists

The spotlight has been shining on a variety of professionals from the arts at West Nottinghamshire College’s Create Theatre, as trainee performers explored their future careers.
Titan the robot

Titan… Taking Over The Market Place

Titan the Robot, as seen recently on Britain’s Got Talent, is coming to the Mansfield Town Centre
Geoff Webster

A Lasting Trade

Websters Butchers in Mansfield celebrate 64 years of business in August 2022.

Nottingham Castle

Nottingham Castle Surpasses Target

Nottingham Castle has surpassed its target of 200,000 visitors since it reopened last summer.
Nottingham Triathlon Club

Tri Club Born Out Of Lockdown Named ‘Best In East Midlands’

A triathlon club which held its first sessions online during the Covid pandemic has been named the best in the East Midlands.
Hyson Green Library and Acorn Resource Centre

Arts Council funding helps renovate library garden and resource centre

An open garden event is being held this week to mark the transformation of Hyson Green Library’s garden and Acorn Resource Centre.
Vicky McClure supports No to Nottingham Cuts petition #NoNottmCuts

Vicky McClure MBE Backs Campaign To Stop Cuts and Get A Better Deal For Nottingham

Vicky McClure is backing campaigners fighting for a better deal for Nottingham in the face of devastating cuts to public services as the local authority looks for ways to reduce its huge budget deficit.

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