Social & Support Groups

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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.

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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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.

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Worksop Probus Club

Worksop Cricket Club Central Avenue Worksop Notts

The aim of the Probus Club of Worksop is to provide retired professionals and businessmen with the opportunity to meet and enjoy the company of a group of like-minded people. 

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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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A Call In Time

A free service where a trained volunteer can give you a friendly call once a week to discuss anything you want to from the weather to your favourite subject at a time to suit you. For 0ver 60s who are lonely and isolated.

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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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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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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.

Live At Home Scheme

The Ann Daniels Centre Carlton in Lindrick Worksop

Befriending the elderly in the community. Providing emotional and practical support for older people living in their own homes, especially those who live alone.

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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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.

Beckingham-cum-Saundby Friendship Group

Recreation Room The Green Beckingham

Alternate Friday afternoons at Beckingham Village Hall

Villages Together Group - Mattersey

All Saints Abbey Road Mattersey Nottinghamshire

A large and lively group that meet for a wide variety of activities and passtimes.

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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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Bassetlaw Day Service

Albion Close Worksop Notts

Day service centre for adults with moderate to severe learning disabilities.

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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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Community Learning Champions

Retford Library, Churchgate, Retford, Notts

Community Learning Champions (CLCs) are enthusiasts who want to share their excitement about learning with friends, neighbours and people right across their communities.

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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.

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Care and Comfort Community Services

Jubilee Office Main Street Farnsfield Newark

Care and Comfort can provide advice and a variety of services to allow older people living in the Newark & Sherwood area to remain safe and independent at home.

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Central Notts MIND

14 St John Street Mansfield Nottinghamshire

Here at Central Notts Mind our Peer Support Services offer for you to be supported by others who really do understand. Someone who is equal to you and has similar but not necessarily the same experiences.

 

 

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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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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Worksop Women's Institute

80 Dunstan Crescent Worksop Nottinghamshire

Worksop WI is a friendly, welcoming afternoon WI meeting at the Cricket and Sports Club in Worksop town centre.

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Worksop and District Live at Home Scheme

Worksop Live at Home Scheme 64 Dadley Road Carlton in Lindrick Worksop Nottinghamshire

The Worksop & District Live at Home Scheme offers a range of services for older people. We want to enable older people to stay living independently in their own homes for as long as possible, with the best possible quality of life.

The Ollerton and Boughton Women's Centre

Stepnall Heights Newark Nottinghamshire

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

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.

Bassetlaw Divas Netball team

Venue: North Nottinghamshire Community Arena, Eastgate, Worksop, Nottinghamshire,
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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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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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Beckingham Bowls Club

Bowling Green Beckingham

Beckingham Bowls Club has been running since 1948 and is the only surviving sports club in the village.

Beckingham cum Saundby History Group

The Willow Works

The Beckingham & Saundby local History Group was formed in March 2005 as a sub-group of the Willow Works Steering Group in order to research the history of The Old Willow Works.

Beckingham cum Saundby Village Hall and Playing Field

Beckinham cum Saunby Village Hall Southfield Lane Beckingham

The Village Hall and Playing Field are held in Trust and run by a committee of members from various groups, organisations and residents within the village.
 

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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. 

Bircotes Smiley Milers

Sports and Social Club Scrooby Road Bircotes Doncaster

From the Sports & Social Club, Bircotes at 10.00 a.m. every Wed. 

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Bridge Club at Worksop

Worksop Cricket and Sports Club Central Avenue Worksop Notts

Worksop Bridge Club in Nottinghamshire is a great place where you can come together with similar like minded people who would like to get together and push a few playing cards around the green felt.

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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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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

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North Notts Community Arena

North Notts Community Arena Eastgate Worksop Notts

50+ activity group. Activities include indoor bowls, badminton, snooker, table tennis & walking football

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Retford U3A

The Well Hospital road Retford

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

North Wheatley Methodist Chapel Lunch Club

Wheatley Methodist Church Beckett Road/St Mary's Road North Wheatley

Lunch club based in Wheatley - for residents only who are aged 65 or over.

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Worksop Archaeological and Local Historical Society

Station Hotel Carlton Road Worksop S80 1PS

Speakers at regular meetings and local historical projects.

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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.

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Bassetlaw North Notts Railway Society (BNNRS)

Station Road Retford

Railway enthusiasts. Films, modeling, talks and demonstrations.

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Bassetlaw Museum

Amcott House 40 Grove Street Retford Nottinghamshire

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

Parkinson's UK - Bassetlaw Branch

14 Windsor Road Carlton-in-Lindrick Worksop Nottinghamshire

We offer information, friendship and support to local people with Parkinson's, their families and carers.

We also organise regular events and social activities.

 

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Bassetlaw Step2it Health Walking Group

Church Street, Langold,

Langold Walk, Langold Lake

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Bawtry Methodist Church

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 home made cake. Time to chat.

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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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.

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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.

Beeches Community Centre - Tuxford Wednesday Group

Birch Court Tuxford Return Notts

Bingo, dominoes, cards plus tea and biscuits.

Welbeck Abbey Bowls Club

Welbeck Worksop Nottinghamshire

Bowls club.

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Worksop Ryton Chorale

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

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Bassetlaw Seniors Walking Football

This activity takes place at Worksop Leisure Centre All weather pitch First Session Free

For men & Women over 55 Get fit, Have fun, socialise & make new friends

'Vitality, fitness for life'

Walkeringham Village Hall, Stockwith Road, Walkeringham,

Gentle exercise to music

Bassetlaw Hill and Mountain Club

Bassetlaw Hill and Mountain Club Meet 1st Wednesday of every month at 8pm at The Station Hotel, Carlton Road, Worksop, Nottinghamshire S80 1PS

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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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

Community Mental Health Team - Single Point of Access

Based at Bassetlaw Hospital

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Blyth Lunch Club

Located in St Mary & St Martin Church Blyth Worksop S81

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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

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The Oddfellows - Making Friends, helping people

Oddfellows House 40 Westgate, Rotherham

The Oddfellows is a friendly society with branches accross the UK

Carers 1-2-1 Drop-In Service- Carers Trust

Bassetlaw Hospital, Mental Health Department, Worksop, Notts.

Drop-in sessions at Bassetlaw Hospital for Carers. 1st Tuesday of every month 1-2pm.

Carers Federation- Retford & District Carers' Support Group

Riverside Health Centre, Riverside Walk, Retford.

The Carers Federation Adult Carer Support Service provides a wide range of appropriate & impartial information & support for all carers across Notts.

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WAY Up

Way Up is an active, online self-help group aimed at providing mutual support to those who have been widowed primarily in their 50’s and 60’s. 

The Time Machine

15 Churchgate, Retford. Notts

Interactive Activity Centre with themed activity rooms providing memorable experiences to the lonely, medically or physically restricted.

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.

NHS Carers Direct

The NHS provides a national advice and information service for carers

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