Rise and shine Retford

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A hot, sunny day with temperatures reaching 30C. Possible thundery showers late afternoon into the evening.


Chancery Lane in Retford, northbound at the West Street junction is closed, because of roadworks.

Traffic control on Broad Gores North and Pear Treet Close at Clarborough and Marnham Road and Eldon Street, Tuxford, during roadworks.

Station Road in Beckingham will be closed from its junction with A631 Beckingham Bye Pass for a distance of 245 metres in a north westerly direction. It will be closed from 7am on Monday 20th June to 6pm on Sunday 3rd July. This is to allow for carriageway resurfacing works.


60 years of Photography in Retford. Exhibition by Retford and District Photographic Society at Bassetlaw Museum.

The Society celebrates its 60th anniversary - come and see some amazing photographs of Retford from 2011, photographic equipment over the past six decades and how photographic fashion has changed over the years.


Q. Why don’t elephants like Penguins?

A. They can’t get the wrapper off with their trunks.

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