A luncheon club with a difference has been set up by Notts County Council for older people in and around Clarborough.
The Kings Arms on Main Street launched the brand-new scheme earlier this month.
It will offer meals at recession-busting prices to the over 50s living in and around the villages of Clarborough, Hayton and the Retford area.
Older people will be able to get a starter for £2.25, a main course for £4.95 and a dessert for £2.25 on Wednesdays from 12noon. Coun Stuart Wallace, deputy chairman of the county council’s adult social care and health committee, said the scheme was a great way to encourage people to get out and about in a different setting.
“Luncheon clubs tend to be offered in a day centre or a care home so this scheme gives a new alternative for older people wanting to have a meal with new and old friends in a local pub setting,” he said.
Ann Ratcliffe from the Kings Arms said: “We want the pub to be a real focal point for the village and are delighted to offer older people somewhere to meet and socialise particularly if they are on their own.”
For more information about the luncheon club phone 01777 708845. You can also find out more information by searching Friends of the Kings Arms on Facebook.