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The Guide 11th – 17th December
Pleasley Pit Visitors Centre – Volunteers Needed
Could you spare a few hours each week to help keep the Pleasley Pit Visitors Centre running?? They are mainly looking for help within the cafe whether it is serving customers, washing pots or cooking. They are also looking for other volunteers to assist with the nature reserve and the conservation of the site. There are all kinds of opportunities available. To find out more please call William Lane on 07790 000770.
Breathe Easy, Mansfield and Ashfield
Every 2nd Tuesday in the month from 1.30pm – 3.30pm (next one on 12th December) the Breathe Easy Support Group meets at The Towers on Botany Avenue in Mansfield. So if you or someone you care for or know has a lung condition the Breathe Ease Support Groups could give you information, support, friendship, days out, activities and lots more. Why not go along and join them and see what help they can provide you. Everyone welcome.
Do You Fancy Some Company This Festive Season?
A local befrienders group for the Licensed Trade Charity are hosting an afternoon tea at the Nags Head on Chesterfield Road North in Mansfield. Everyone is invited to join in the festive afternoon tea fun. The event is on Wednesday 13th December from 1pm – 4pm. Transport can be arranged. To book your place or find out further details please contact Annette on 01623 810235.
Ashfield Floral Arts Club Christmas Demonstration
On Thursday 14th December starting at 6.45pm The Ashfield Floral Arts Club are holding their Christmas demonstration at the Ashfield Play Forum on Morven Avenue in Sutton in Ashfield. The demonstrator will be June Borrowdale and her piece will be titled ‘Magic & Sparkle’. All of the arrangements she makes will be raffled off at the end of the evening, there will also be a tombola and seasonal refreshments. Everyone is welcome to go along, admission is £4 members or £7 visitors. For further details please contact either Joy on 01623 454780 or Joan on 01623 558503.
On Saturday 16th December from 2pm - 4pm there is a Christmas Fayre taking place at Parkside Care Home on Olive Grove in Forest Town. There promises to be lots of festive fun for all ages to enjoy including a very special visit from Santa. Everyone is welcome to go along.
Community Christmas Gospel Concert
Om Saturday 16th December from 6.30pm – 9pm the Community Christmas Gospel Concert is happening at the Life Church at South Mansfield Community Centre on Bellamy Road in Mansfield. Admission is just £3 per person but refreshments are included. Everyone welcome.
A Christmas Celebration
On Sunday 17th December there is a Christmas Service from 10.30am – 11.30am followed by a Christmas Celebration from 11.30am – 2pm at the Life Church, South Mansfield Community Centre on Bellamy Road in Mansfield. There will be lots happening including festive food, refreshments, games, Santa will be there plus a gift for every child. Everyone welcome.
Macmillan Beyond Diagnosis Service Self Help UK
Volunteers are needed to support local people living with cancer by helping them attend hospital appointments, do their shopping or simply going for a walk The aim of this support is to help them to be less isolated. If you think you can spare 2 - 3 hours per week please call 07958 297919.
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