Rise and Shine Retford: Wednesday 2nd November 2011

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Welcome to your daily round up of all today’s important stuff from Retford and beyond...

WEATHER

Foggy start to the day but expected to clear quickly with highs of six degrees C.

WHAT’S ON

Nellie: Life and Death of a Victorian Child at Bassetlaw Museum. Runs to 5th November. Art exhibition of Nellie was the daughter of T.J. and H. Barker of Sheffield.

A fascinating insight into mourning in Victorian times is provided by a poignant collection of the belongings of young Nellie Barker who died from TB at age 12 on December 27th 1890.

Opening times Monday to Saturday 10am-4.30pm.

DAILY JOKE

Q) What kind of coffee do vampires drink?

A) De-coffin-ated!

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