Rise and Shine Retford: Wednesday 26th October 2011

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Welcome to your daily round up of all today’s important stuff...


A mostly fine and dry day with a good deal of sunshine for most parts, but a few heavy showers may develop by the afternoon, especially over hills in the west.


There are no problems on the roads of Retford this morning.


Nellie. Life and Death of a Victorian Child.

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.

The exhibit is held at the Bassetlaw Museum from 10.00am-4.30pm and runs until 5th November,


Q. What do you call a fish with no eyes?

A. A fsh

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