Social & Support groups

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Ranskill and Torworth Women's Institute

Barnby Moor Village Hall Kennel Drive

Women's Institute speakers and social events, fashion shows, murder mystery and meals. Very friendly and social group.

Rampton Parish Council

Your local parish council.

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Ranskill Parish Council

Clerk to Ranskill Parish Council and Ranskill & Torworth Joint Burial Committee 32 Town St Lound Retford

Your local parish council.

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Tuxford Family Fitness Sessions

Main Sports Hall, Tuxford Comprehensive School, Marnham Road, Tuxford, Newark, Notts,

The Tuxford Family Fitness Sessions offer the opportunity for families to exercise together. 

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Ollerton & Trent Sure Start Children's Centre

Newark Road, Tuxford, Newark, Nottinghamshire,

Sure Start Children's Centre services are designed especially for mums and dads expecting a baby or those with a child or children under 5 years of age.  

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Worksop Library

Memorial Avenue Worksop Notts

All libraries provide books for loan for children and adults. A wide and varied range of activities are available

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Ryton Chorale

The Holy Family School School Hall Netherton Road Worksop,

Rehearsals 7.30pm in term time

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The Best that We Can Be (Autism East Midlands)

Work and Learn Centre, Dukeries Centre, Park Street, Worksop, Notts

Support group for parents and activities for children and young people with autistic spectrum disorders and their friends and siblings on third Tuesday of the month from 4.15-8.15pm.

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Carers Federation

Christopher Cargill House 21-23 Pelham Road Nottingham

The Carers Federation is dedicated to supporting carers of all ages and the people they look after. It is now a diverse organisation offering a wide range of services to individuals and the wider community.

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Worksop and District Stroke Club

The Crossing Church & Centre Newcastle Street Worksop Nottinghamshire

The group supports stroke survivors and their partners in the Worksop/Derbyshire areas. 

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Ranskill Primary

Ranskill Primary School Cherry Tree Walk, Ranskill, Retford, Nottinghamshire.

Your local primary school.

Shireoaks Village Hall

Shireoaks Road Shireoaks Worksop Notts

Village Hall

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Centre for Sport and Learning (CSL) Shrewsbury Road Centre

Centre for Sport and Learning Shrewsbury Road Manton Worksop

Community based facility to encourage local participation in activities and events. To support local people getting involved as both volunteers and participants in the activities at the Centre. To Promote Community Cohesion within the Area

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Retford Raiders (Basketball)

Babworth road Retford, Nottinghamshire

We meet every Wednesday for informal Basketball playing. From September to April we play in the Doncaster Central Venue League.

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Worksop Town Football Club

Worksop Town FC Windsor Food Service Stadium Babbage Way Sandy Lane Worksop,

Males and Females adults and children football teams.

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Worksop Dolphins Swimming club

Worksop Leisure Centre & Worksop College

Worksop Dolphins is a competitive swimming club.

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Retford & District Photographic Society

St Joseph's Church Babworth Road Retford

The group has presentations by expert photographers, hold competitions, and have practical leaning sessions to do with improving techniques. Everyone welcome from beginners to experienced photographers.

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The Farr Centre

The Farr Centre Chapel Walk Westgate Worksop

The Farr Centre is run by Nottinghamshire Women's Aid .and provides a safe space open to all women, young people and children, especially those who are experiencing domestic abuse, unemployment and other changes to their lives

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The Miscarriage Association

17 Wentworth Terrace Wakefield

Acknowledges the distress associated with pregnancy loss and strives to make a positive difference to those whom it affects.

Prospect/Kilton Children's Centre

Longfellow Drive Worksop

These centres provide local families with young children - or a baby on the way - with the facilities and support they need.

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Parent Partnership Service - Nottingham & Nottinghamshire

57 Maid Marian Way Nottingham

We provide information, advice and support to parents/carers of children with special educational needs, to enable them to play a fully informed role in the process of their child’s education.

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Double Impact

Ashfield Medical Centre King Street Sutton-in-Ashfield

After care support for those aged 18+ in recovery from drug/alcohol use. For those wanting to move away from a drink/drug lifestyle. Includes access to training education and employment.

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Self Harm & Suicide Support (Harmless)

1 Beech Avenue Nottingham

Harmless is a user led organisation that provides a range of services about self harm including support, information, training and consultancy to people who self harm, their friends and families and professionals.

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West Bassetlaw Children's Centre

West Bassetlaw Childcare West Bassetlaw Children's Centre School Road Langold Worksop

West Bassetlaw Childcare provides flexible, affordable and quality childcare.

Parent Zones Sure Start & Children's Centres

Unfortunately, due to the Covid-19 lockdown all groups at the Children’s Centres are currently suspended

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CASY - Your Space (Counselling and Support Young People)

23 Millgate Newark Notts

CASY provides a confidential counselling service to young people aged from 6 to 25 within Nottinghamshire and Lincolnshire.

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The Well Baptist Church & Community Centre

The Well Hospital Road Retford

The Well provides a wide range of events & community activities for people in the Retford Area. Open 7 days a week.

NCT - Bassetlaw Branch of the National Childbirth Trust

 We give accurate, impartial information so parents can decide what's best for their family, we introduce them to a network of local parents to gain practical and emotional support. We are the UKs largest parent charity

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MENCAP Bassetlaw

Stephen House 40 Chapelgate Retford

Services for people with learning disabilities

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PHAB (Physically Handicapped and Able Bodied) Group

Phab Office: Summit House 50 Wandle Road Croydon Surrey

PHAB's aim is to promote and encourage people of all abilities to come together on equal terms, to achieve complete inclusion within the wider community.

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Nottinghamshire MIND

6 Hardy Street Worksop

Nottinghamshire Mind works to promote good mental health and seeks to empower people to lead a full life within their local community.

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Afro Caribbean National Artistic Centre - ACNA

Acna Community Centre 31 Hungerhill Road, St Ann's Nottingham, NG3 4NB

The centre serves as a focal point for the African Caribbean community to learn, grow and celebrate the best in their culture in Nottingham.

Barnby Moor Line Dancers

Barnby Moor Village Hall Kennel Drive Barnby Moor Retford

Qualified trainer who will cater for beginners. Very friendly, happy group of 10-14 most times who are keen to welcome new participants.

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Bassetlaw Astronomical Society

Gateford Park Primary School Amherst Rise Worksop Notts

For all interested in astronomy and related subjects.

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Bawtry Baby & Toddler Group

New Hall Station Road Bawtry Doncaster

We run a friendly baby and toddler group for children from birth to school age. Come and join us! Wednesday mornings, 9.30am - 11.30am.

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British Wheel of Yoga

BWY Central Offic British Wheel of Yoga 25 Jermyn Street Sleaford Lincolnshire,

The British Wheel of Yoga (BWY) is the largest yoga membership organisation in the country. We are committed to promoting a greater understanding of yoga and its safe practice through experience, education, discussion, study and training.

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Clumber Park Cricket Club

Clumber Park Cricket Club Worksop Nottinghamshire

We are now developing an Academy section of the club, which aims to improve juniors into great club members and fantastic players.

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WAY Widowed and young

WAY Widowed and Young Suite 14, College Business Centre Uttoxeter Road Derby DE22 3WZ

WAY is the only national charity in the UK for men and women aged 50 or under when their partner died.

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Beckingham Village Institute

Beckingham Village Institute High Street

At present the Institute provides for billiards, snooker, darts, pool and dominoes. It is open from 10.00 a.m. until 10.00 p.m. every day of the week except Sunday, and is closed on Christmas Day and Good Friday. 

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Cannon Singers at Hallcroft

Hallcroft Community Centre Randall Way, Hallcroft, Retford, Notts,

Singing group provides concerts in older people's homes.

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Retford Little Theatre

Retford Little Theatre Wharf Road Retford Nottinghamshire

Amateur dramatics society and Youth Theatre.

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St Anne's Church, Various Groups

Newcastle Avenue Worksop Notts

Various groups at St Anne's in Worksop.

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Bassetlaw Museum

Amcott House 40 Grove Street Retford Nottinghamshire

Friends of Bassetlaw Museum - special events, previews, talks and quarterly newsletter.

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Bawtry Methodist Church - Lunch Group

Bawtry Methodist Church 1 Station Road Bawtry Doncaster

Lively and friendly group. Drop in every other week. Lunch with pudding or jacket potatoes, soup and homemade cake. Time to chat.

Carlton-in-Lindrick Methodist Church

High Road Carlton-in-Lindrick Worksop Notts.

2nd Tuesday on each month. Table top games, knit and natter, nostalgia corner, crafts and good old fashioned chat.

Blends Cafe - The Well

The Well RBC Hospital Road Retford Notts

Blends is a Community cafe on Monday mornings, offering warmth, friendship and enjoyment for all.

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Bawtry Garden Club

The Methodist Church Hall, On the corner of Doncaster Road and School Road

Meet on the first Tuesday of each month in the Methodist Church Hall from 7pm – 9pm.

Axholme Camera Club

Church Street Haxey North Lincolnshire

Friendly Photographic Club. Axholme Camera Club is based at Haxey Church Hall in the Isle of Axholme.

Retford Community Singers

St Joseph's Church Hall Babworth Road Retford

Community singing for enjoyment (no performances).

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Worksop Ryton Chorale

Choir based in Worksop. Sing in 4 part harmony. All welcome for any ranges of voice.

Bassetlaw Hill and Mountain Club

The Station Hotel Carlton Road Worksop Nottinghamshire

If you are keen on many aspects of mountaineering then we should have  something for you.

Health for Teens - Text your School Nurse

Text your school Nurse for confidential Health Advice And Support 07507 329 952 Healthforteens.co.uk

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YOUNG MINDS

Suite 11, Baden Place, Crosby Row, London

The voice for young people's mental health and wellbeing. Parents helpline and young person's crisis messenger.

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Nottinghamshire Victim Care

Plumptre Court 7 Poplar Street Nottingham

Victim CARE is a free & confidential service available to all victims of crime & Anti Social Behaviour across Notts.

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Kooth.com Online Counselling

Free, safe & anonymous online support for young people. Peer chatroom, info, journal writing.

The Arts Society Dukeries

The Civic Centre Long Lane Carlton-in-Lindrick WORKSOP

Our Society brings people together through a shared curiosity for the arts.

Forget-Me-Nots at The Beeches Community Centre

The Beeches Community Centre Birch Court Tuxford Newark Nottinghamshire

For older people worried about their memory or with a diagnosis of dementia and families and carers, or anyone who is feeling lonely in the Tuxford and surrounding area. 

The Carers Direct Helpline

If you need help with your caring role and want to talk to someone about what options are available to you. 

Fitness And Fun For Everyone - Seated Exercise

Seated and Gentle Exercise sessions for people of all ages and abilities

Trading Standards - Action Fraud

Take a stand against Scam Mail

Centre For Trauma Resiliance & Growth ( CTRG )

Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust The Mandala Centre Gregory Boulvard Nottingham

Coping With The Effects of a Traumatic Event

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Rape Crisis - National

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Galop - LGBT Domestic Abuse

LGBT+ anti-violence charity. Emotional and practical support for LGBT+ people experiencing domestic abuse. Abuse isn’t always physical- it can be psychological, emotional, financial, and sexual too.

 

Paediatric Community Occupational Therapy - SPA

Single Point of Referral

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Nottinghamshire County Council - Golden Number

0300 500 80 80

Golden Number.

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Doncaster and Bassetlaw Maternity Voices (Formerly Bassetlaw Maternity Voices Group - Pregnancy)

This is a local Group, working as part of the South Yorkshire & Bassetlaw Integrated Care System to help create a better Maternity Service in Bassetlaw

 

 

 

Footsteps Pre-School Dance And Movement

Part of The Donna Pressley Dance Academy

Weekly sessions for pre-school children to encourage movement to music in a safe, fun and friendly enviroment

Parentline Text Messaging Service

Parentline now have a text messaging service for parents & carers of children aged 0-19

BCVS Community Advisor

BCVS@ThePriory The Old Abbey School Priorswell Road Worksop Nottinghamshire

The BCVS Community Advisor can offer supported navigation for all patients registered with a Bassetlaw GP.. Community Advisor os part of Bassetlaw Social Prescribing Service.

Nottinghamshire Children And Family Partnership ( NCFP )

This service offers support, advice and guidance for parents of children aged 0-5 years

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Veteran Together Network- Nottinghamshire

Have you served in the Armed Forces? Are you over 65? Veterans Together Network can help you to get involved with projects and activities in your local community. 

 

The Musicality Singers - Choir

'One of the most popular Choirs in the area'

The Sherwood Ladies Rounders Team

The Sherwood Ladies Rounders League is a friendly league situated in and around the town of New Ollerton, Notts. 

Worksop Ladies Hockey Club

Worksop Ladies Hockey Club 17 Maple Leaf Gardens Worksop Notts

Welcome to Worksop Ladies HC We play in the Midlands and Nottinghamshire leagues and welcome players of all ages & skill.

Let's Sing - Inter-generational Community Group bring the Community Together with Music

The Well Church & Community Centre Retford Nottinghamshire

This is an Intergenerational Group bringing the Community Together. People of all ages come together to learn from each other

GamCare - Gambling

GamCare is the leading national provider of free information, advice and support for anyone affected by problem gambling.

Steam Heritage Club

The Midland Events Club 5 Hirst Crescent Wollaton, NOTTINGHAM

A local group suitable for anyone with an interest in Steam Engines & heritage

Bawtry Polo Club

Highwood Farm Bracken Hill Lane Misson Springs

Whether you’re a member, sponsor, client or pony. . . we’re here for you.Whether you’re a member, sponsor, client or pony. . . we’re here for you.

Dandelion Support Drop in

Ladybrook Community Centre Ladybrook Lane Mansfield Nottinghamshire

This groups is an opportunity for parents and carers of children, young people and adults with additional needs to come together for peer support

Missing Piece - Child Loss Support Group

Ladybrook Community Centre Mansfield

The group aims to help families survive the pain of losing a child or person under the age of 25 Support Group - Tuesday's 10.30am-1130am and Thursday's 5pm-6.30pm

The Tomorrow Project - Bereavement & Suicide Support

Harmless, 1 Beech Avenue New Basford Nottingham

The Tomorrow Project was set up in response to a cluster of suicides in East Leake in 2012. We are a confidential, community based suicide prevention, intervention and postvention service that will help and support you in times of struggle. 

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Young Carers Support

Nottinghamshire Young Carers Service will Empower, Support, Identify and Involve Young Carers

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Mail Preference Service

The MPS is here to make your choice known - so you get the mail you want and need.

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Nottinghamshire Help Yourself - Directory of Services

The Nottinghamshire Help Yourself website promote activities, help and support that are available in Nottinghamshire for local residents.

Retford Bowling Green

Retford Bowling Green Limited Hallcroft Road Retford Notts

A friendly club who enjoy bowling and socialising.

Folk Dancing

Kilton Forest Community Centre Larwood Avenue Worksop

Folk Dancing Group

Gospel Choir - Poplars Church

The Golden Ball – Home To The Work Of Poplars Church 3 Victoria Square Worksop

Gospel singing choir 

b:friend - Doncaster

Helm Woodfield Park Tickhill Road Doncaster

Social club.