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Bassetlaw Action Centre

Canal Street Retford Nottinghamshire

Bassetlaw Action centre is a community resource agency offering help and support to individuals and organisations throughout Bassetlaw.

Exercise on Referral - Bassetlaw District Council

Bassetlaw District Council Queens Buildings Worksop Notts

Bassetlaw's Exercise on Referral programme is working towards helping improve the health and well-being of people suffering from a variety of medical conditions by supporting them to lead a more active lifestyle.

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Carlton Healthy Living Club

June Fearne c/o Bassetlaw Self Help Link, Retford Action Centre, Canal Street, Retford,

Open alternate Wednesdays 10am to 12 noon at the Cleveland Road Community Centre, Carlton in Lindrick. Activities include Exercise, Healthy Cooking and Looking at a healthy lifestyle. Please call for more details.

Autism East Midlands - Tall Trees Day Services

Tall Trees, Rectory Road, Retford, Notts,

We provide a person centred programme of activities in the areas of voluntary/work experience, support in the sector colleges, health and well being, independent travel, creative activities and skills for life for adults...

Seated Exercise - Retford

Sutton Cum Lound Village Hall, Town Street, Lound, Retford, Nottinghamshire,

Qualified trainer who will cater for beginners. Exercise focuses on keeping muscle tone, stretching, flexibility and raising heart rate gently. Refreshments after exercises. £2.50 per session.

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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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Worksop Library

Memorial Avenue Worksop Notts

All libraries provide books for loan by children and adults.

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Bassetlaw Citizens Advice

The Annex Queen's Building Worksop

The Citizens Advice service helps people resolve their money and other problems by providing free, independent and confidential advice.

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Home from Hospital in Bassetlaw Royal Voluntary Service

The Crossing Church & Cafe Newcastle Avenue

Support for the over 50's returning home from hospital.  Service users can self refer by telephone or email.  Worksop 01909 484437

Pensioners' Association - Worksop and District

21 Carlton Avenue Worksop Notts

Social group for pensioners, providing speakers, outings, holidays and other activities.

Autism East Midlands - Flexible Day Opportunities

The Dukeries Centre, Park Street, Worksop, Nottinghamshire

Monday to Friday This service has considerable expertise in actively supporting or including people with Aspergers Syndrome.

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Bassetlaw Day Service

Worksop Library, Memorial Avenue, Worksop, Notts,

Day service for adults 19+ who have a learning disability, physical or mental health needs. 

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Bassetlaw District Council - Homelessness

Bassetlaw District Council, Housing Needs Team, Queen’s Buildings, Potter Street, Worksop, Notts,

The Council’s Homelessness Service provides advice, assistance and support to individuals and families who are homeless or likely to become homeless.

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Alzheimers Society - Bassetlaw

The Centre 35 Northumberland Avenue Costhorpe Worksop

Providing support, information and signposting to people with dementia and their carers. Home visits and information/support via telephone.

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Independent Age UK

London Based

Provide information and advice service for older people, their families and carers, focusing on social care, welfare benefits and befriending services. This is integrated with local support, including one to one and group befriending schemes.

Lost Chord

The Wesley Centre Blyth Road Maltby Rotherham

We aim to have a positive effect on dementia sufferers by using music to stimulate the areas of the brain which are still intact.

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Parkinsons's Disease Society

No Address available

East Midlands regional team provides a range of support and information services for people with Parkinson's, health and social care professionals, carers and volunteers.

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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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Aurora Wellbeing Centre

The Old Library Memorial Avenue Worksop

A Community Resource Centre which is able to support and help people who have been diagnosed with cancer. Centres in Doncaster, Mexborough and Worksop.

Tea Rooms & Charity shop on site

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Worksop: Step2it Dukeries Health Walking Group

Chairman Halcyon 8 Sandmartins Gateford

Walks are held every Thursday throughout the year starting from Kilton Forest Golf Club at 10.00 am.

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Samaritans

1A Grove Street Mansfield Nottinghamshire

If you feel that things are getting to you, get in touch. It doesn't matter who you are, how you feel, or what has happened.The Samaritans can be contacted by phone or email and are there 24/7

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The Well - Church and Community projects

The Well Hospital Road Retford

The Well provides a wide range of community activities for people in the Retford Area

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Clowne & District Community Transport - CT4TC

Unit 10, Crossroads Business Park 10 Creswell Road Clowne Chesterfield

CT4TC offers affordable transport for community groups on a regular or occasional basis. Groups currently using our vehicles include sporting groups, schools, self help groups, nursing homes and special interest groups.

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My Sight Nottingham

Ortzen Street, Radford, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire

My Sight Nottingham is a local charity, which exists to ensure people living with sight loss have access to the same life opportunities as everyone else.

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Age UK

Age UK Doncaster, Unit 1 Ten Pound Walk Doncaster, DN4 5HX

Age UK  works with and for older people in making the most of later life.

Newark Chauntry Group

13 Parkway Newark

A social and community group for older people providing a friendly and comfortable meeting place at the Palace Theatre, Newark for older people to enjoy speakers, good company, exercise

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MENCAP Bassetlaw

Stephen House 40 Chapelgate Retford

Services for people with learning disabilities

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Bassetlaw MIND

6 Hardy St, Worksop, Nottinghamshire

Bassetlaw 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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Workers Education Association

Workers' Educational Association 39 Mapperley Road Nottingham

Provision of training and courses to Adults, across a range of subjects

The Ollerton and Boughton Women's Centre

Stepnall Heights Newark Nottinghamshire

Psychotherapy, and Counsellors in the Newark local area of Nottinghamshire.

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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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Centre for Yoga - Jasmine Trust

The Cottage Babworth Retford

Babworth Court is our beautiful Yoga and Healthy Living Centre. Its environs present an atmosphere of calm and serenity which support the stress relieving activities that are on offer here.

Cleveland Close Community Centre

Cleveland Close Rotherham Baulk Carlton-in-Lindrick Worksop Notts

Keep fit and movement to music

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Clumber Park Cricket Club

Rose Farm Cottage, 7, Palmer Road, Sutton on Trent, Newark. Notts.

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

Coddington Over 55s Leisure Group

Coddington Village Hall Beckingham Road Coddington Newark Notts

Social club offering activities such as darts, scrabble, table skittles, dominoes, card games and bowls.

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Clarborough Village Hall

Main Street Clarborough Retford

Carpet Bowls

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Carlton-in-Lindrick Civic Centre

Long Lane Carlton-in-Lindrick Worksop Notts

Action Sports - Fifty plus club. Ladies keep fit and bowls, badminton, refreshments, afternoon teas out and Christmas lunch.

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Carlton-in-Lindrick WI

Parish Centre, Church Lane, Carlton-in-Lindrick Worksop Notts

Various activities including different groups: gardening, luncheon club and walking club

Clumber Park Walk About

Clumber Park Worksop Nottinghamshire

1, 2, 3, 5 and 8 mile walks led by a trained walk leader. All walks are planned.

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Retford U3A

The Well Hospital road Retford

Learning co-operative where members share knowledge, skills and experience.

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Worksop and District U3A

St Anne's Church Hall Harrington Street off Newcastle Avenue Worksop

Lifelong learning, through groups and activities for retired people.

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Age UK Coffee Shop - Harworth & Bircotes

Community Centre 2 Devonshire Road Harworth Doncaster

Information & signposting.

Coffee shop, drop in friendly atmosphere, coffee and tea available and chat. Community befriending, maximum of three day trips per year.

Carlton-in-Lindrick Over 50's Bingo

Gateway Community Centre 24-28 Sycamore Road Carlton-in-Lindrick Worksop Nottinghamshire

2nd Tuesday of each month. Table top games, knit and natter, nostalgia corner, crafts and good old fashioned 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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Royal Voluntary Service (Nottinghamshire)

Royal Voluntary Service, The Crossing, Newcastle Street, Worksop, S80 2AT

This Home From Hospital Services is available to anyone aged 50 plus who is registered to a Bassetlaw GP and aims to support a person during their recovery after a stay in hospital / a medical setting (i.e. rehabilitation unit or nursing home).

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Nottinghamshire Carer's Hub - Worksop Group (Aurora Centre)

Carers Trust East Midlands 19 Pelham Road Nottingham NG5 1AP

Offering support and practical advice to Carers Peer Support Training Grants Information

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Worksop Folk Dance Group

54 Larwood Avenue Worksop Notts

We dance every Tuesday evening. Everyone welcome, beginners and experienced alike. Come along and try it. You don't need to bring a partner.

Welbeck Abbey Bowls Club

Welbeck Worksop Nottinghamshire

Bowls club.

'Vitality, fitness for life'

Walkeringham Village Hall, Stockwith Road, Walkeringham,

Gentle exercise to music

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Turn2me

Turn2Me, 1st Floor, South William Street, Dublin 2

Let's Get Talking Feeling anxious, sad or lonely? Going through a tough time? We are here to help, you are not alone. Create your account and let's get talking.

Easi-flex Mobility and Strength Training

Chair based exercises to improve strength and balance, available both as a 1-1 home setting or in a group/community setting

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Framework Housing Association (Brighter Futures, Nottinghamshire) Autism Aspergers

2 Queen Street, Worksop, Notts

Brighter Futures provides housing-related support for people in Nottinghamshire, who have a range of support needs and are at risk of losing their homes.

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CISFA UK Chronic Illness Support for all

Know anyone with a chronic illness? We are here to support them. We run online support groups , support groups in the community, a carepack scheme , buddy schemes for hospital visits and appointments and empowerment days

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Clearways Counselling Service

Mansfield Library, Four Seasons Centre West Gate Mansfield Nottinghamshire

We are a support group for people living with stress, worries, depression and anger issues. We offer a safe space and confidentiality for you to explore your feelings in a group counselling setting. We also offer one to one counselling.

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Bassetlaw Connect

Unit 3. The Point Coach Road Shireoaks, Worksop Notts

Free advice & support for people who may be thought to be at risk of deteriorating health & independence within the Bassetlaw area.

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CALM - Campaign Against Living Miserably

The Campaign Against Living Miserably (CALM) is leading a movement against male suicide, the single biggest killer of men under 45 in the UK. Join the campaign to take a stand against male suicide and get the tools you need for action.

Worksop Society of Artists

A social group for like minded Artists

Live at Home Scheme - Luncheon Club & Games - Rayton Spur

Weekly lunch club with games.

Nottinghamshire County Council Customer Service Centre

The customer service centre can provide you with information about the services for you or the person you care for.

Forget-Me-Nots

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

The Carers Direct Helpline is open 09.00 am - 8.00p0m Monday - Friday and 11.00-4.00pm Weekends

Fitness And Fun For Everyone

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

Seated Exercise - Clarborough Village Hall

Senior chair - based seated exercise class

Bassetlaw Carers Group

A Local self help support group