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 (currently) 235 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.

Does your business or event need advertising? Clarborough & Welham Newsletter has a much wider ‘reach’ than you might expect and offers exceptional value. Click here for more on our advertising deals and here for back issues. Also, see Site visitor statistics at top right of this page.

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

Do you have views on local bus services and how they could be improved? Click here for Notts C.C. survey and Government funding.

Breaking news! Microsoft announced Windows 11 - read more 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...

Latest job opportunities with Ignite! Hurry - not long to closing date! Go to our Employment page here...

Need self-help links to the widest range of health and welfare services and support? Click here for over 100 links.

National 2021 Heritage Open Days has the theme Edible England and Retford will be up for feeding you! Click here for latest details of events and offers for Saturday 11th September. For an introduction, click on the Heritage Open Days logo

The third Chesterfield Canal Walking Festival will run from 11th to 19th September. Read details here...

Want your local weather forecast?
Click the Sun!

 

Bassetlaw Museum has a host of activities planned for late July right through August starting with a sandy beach! Click on Retford Riviera for details and contacts...

Latest Mayflower Pilgrim Trails Newsletter here...

Want to know more about Mayflower Pilgrims links locally? Click here...

Major A1 closure: The A1 northbound will be closed at Apleyhead Roundabout from Monday 26 July 2021 to Saturday 7 August 2021
The A1 southbound will be closed at Wadworth Interchange from Monday 9 August 2021 to Tuesday 24 August. Click here for details.

Aurora Centre is your local cancer charity
Click on poster for more.

Notts Wildlife Trust now has its Beaver Reintroduction Licence putting Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust one step closer to bringing beavers back to county for 1st time in 400 years. Click here for more...

Retford Hub is now Retford Arts Hub - read more here...

BCVS hosts loads of related jobs across the sector.
For details including their latest for a Digital/Health Development Officer (closing date 12th August) click BCVS...

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

Watch out for scams, fraud and other rip-offs in the rush to book long-awaited holidays! See our Neighbourhood Alert pages here...

Local artist Craig published his Pilgrim Son’s Reflections CD in support of Bassetlaw Hospice on Sunday 30th May, 2021 - read more and listen to one of his tracks by clicking on the Mayflower...

Clarborough’s Outreach Post Office is open on Monday, Tuesday and Friday mornings. Click on logo for times. All P.O. services available here!

 

 

Join Amazon Smile to support Clarborough Village Hall charity. Click the heart for details.

For all readers - Bookworm’s Newsletters here...

Village Hall weekly programme here...

Retford Ramblers getting back into action! Details here...

Watch out for Covid vaccination scams! Go to our Neighbourhood Alert page here... Remember - vaccinations are FREE so no personal details are needed!

Click on poster for details of Covid testing at Retford Town Hall.
Click here to check for any updates

Want to donate to Bassetlaw Food Bank or to know more about this vital charity? Click on BFB now!

Transparent face masks help deaf people lip-read! Click here for more...

Neighbourhood Alert warns about email Bitcoin investment scams - read details here...

 

BCVS have an essential services driver available for a range of services.
Click on the poster for more along with contacts

 

 

 

 

Local support and advice for extremely vulnerable people here..

For information about local flood management - including riparian owners, click here...

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

 

 

Have Covid lockdowns given you a need for mental health support? Nottinghamshire MIND may be able to help - see here for more...

Notts Recycling Centres opening times - read more...

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
they’re open now!

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 1000 and 1500+ 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.