Retford firefighters will celebrate the Charity’s 70th anniversary with the London to Brighton 100km endurance challenge this weekend.
A man who acted as look-out in a burglary at a Worksop hostel has been jailed for five months.
V.E Day was celebrated in style at Gateford Hill Care Home in Worksop. The home was decorated with bunting, balloons and other decorations while staff and residents tucked into some delicious British classics such as salmon and cucumber sandwiches, and trifle. They were treated to hits from the 1940s by Linda Robin, who sang favourites including songs from Dame Vera Lynn and The Andrew Sisters. Staff also donned fancy dress based around the them of the best of British, with one employee even dressing as a giant ten pound note.
A major £7m plan has been approved to increase beds and staffing at Bassetlaw Hospital - reducing waiting times and improving patient care.
Gainsborough MP Edward Leigh has praised the Gainsborough Standard for helping ‘bind the community’ together.
The Toyota Solar Powered vehicle competition was too exciting to miss for five students at Queen Elizabeth’s High School.
A 21-year-old Everton man has been charged with a burglary at a Scotter chip shop.
Solicitors in Retford have helped raise funds for nine popular charities by participating in a Will Aid scheme.
Discover more about the astronomers Notts has produced in a special talk at Retford Library. Madeline Cox, chairman of the Society for the History of Astronomy and member of Bassetlaw Astronomical Society will speak on 11th June from 7-8.30pm. Tickets are 50p and are available on 01777 708724 or Retford.firstname.lastname@example.org.
A notorious accident black spot could turn into a death trap if drivers are distracted by the new wind farm at Penny Hill, a councillor warns.
The oldest rock art in Britain has received a £1.5 million windfall to bring it back to life.
Worksop-based Wilkinson are celebrating after their financial director was reocgnised at a prestigious awards ceremony.
A Worksop man is celebrating after winning part of the Kettlercise 12 week Body Transformation Challenge at Palms Fitness and Dance Studio.
Tenants in Bassetlaw are looking forward to a promising future after A1 Housing unveiled its new tenant compact.
Organisers of a business event in Bassetlaw are already planning the next one after this year’s was hailed a huge success.
Sheffield’s Olympic champ Jessica Ennis has added the most important gold ever to her collection – a wedding ring, when she tied the knot.18 comments
A Misterton community first responder has been honoured by East Midlands Ambulance Service at its first Values and Recognition Awards.
Local newspapers are at the centre of communities and can generate real positive change - that’s the message being celebrated during Local Newspaper Week, which runs from 13-19th May.
A mother caused ‘anxiety and distress’ to people in Rhodesia after putting a message on a social networking site alleging a paedophile lived there.
There were delicious buns and cakes galore at the Priory Church in Worksop - all in the name of charity.
Stealing perfume and football boots has left a Gainsborough man doing unpaid work.
A Gainsborough man has been handed a road ban after admitting drink driving.
Life saving defibrillators have been installed in two locations in Worksop following investment from East Midlands Ambulance Service (EMAS).
Community groups, businesses and residents are being urged to get involved with the 75th anniversary celebrations of King’s Park.
A Creswell woman has admitted falsely making a statement to claim benefits.
Bolsover Council has named its new cabinet for the forthcoming year with two new members taking up positions at the authority.
West Lindsey District Council is encouraging groups helping people with mental health problems to apply for a new wave of funding.
There is just over one week left to send in your nominations for the Gainsborough Standard’s Best In School Awards 2013.
Police have urged drivers to take caution after a theft in Creswell.
Dog owners in Clowne will be able to have their dog microchipped for free.
East Midlands Ambulance Service has refuted claims of bullying within the organisation after an anoymous letter was sent to the Guardian.1 comment
A very special night of music is promised at Retford’s Majestic Theatre as Barry Steele’s spectacular tribute to Roy Orbison arrives in town.
Worksop fire crews went to Carlton after a crash involving three vehicles today (Friday 17th May).
Emergency crews were called to a property in Dinnington after reports of a person trying to take their own life yesterday (Thursday 16th May).
The search is on for the poetry laureate of Gainsborough.
A 46-year-old man has died following a fall at the Premier Foods factory at Claylands Avenue in Worksop earlier this month.
John Jackson is one of those rare creatures - a man happy in his work.
Police are appealing for information after a man was assaulted on Heapham Road in Gainsborough on Sunday.
People can learn the lost skills of their ancestors at Gainsborough Old Hall on Sunday 26th May.
Ian Cognito will headline a hilarious double-header at Worksop’s Rubicon this weekend, being joined by Craig Murray, Paul T Eyres and Mike Newall.
When it comes to history, it’s the little things that are often the most interesting.
Fire crews from Retford attended a house fire yesterday afternoon (Thursday 16th May 2013).
For all the latest in news, sport, entertainment and listings, pick up a copy of this week’s Worksop Guardian - now out on Thursday afternoons.
The Gainsborough Standard is moving to brand new modern offices at Marshall’s Yard in the town centre from Monday.
Residents and council officers were left appalled after asbestos was left dumped by the side of the road.1 comment
Police have given out tamper-proof screws to Clowne residents.
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A man who stashed counterfeit clothing and DVDs at a Hellaby warehouse in the largest seizure Rotherham police has known, has been sentenced.
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Two men are charged with stealing thousands of pounds worth of tools from a Tuxford company.
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