Scrooby, Nottinghamshire

This site is about Scrooby, North Nottinghamshire; it's current events, history and landscape. The site should interest residents and visitors.

News & Notices

January 2016

Scrooby Community Cinema

Stephen Lincoln

Scrooby Community Cinema begins its 2016 season with Grand Budapest Hotel and Minions on Sunday 24th January.

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January 2016

Snowdrop Festival

Pam Barnsdale

Bolham Manor will be opening for the National Garden Scheme on Valentine's Day the 14th February 11am to 3pm.

Come along with your loved ones to admire the dancing ladies and enjoy carpets of snowdrops and early spring flowers.

Refreshments and plants will be available, as well as sculpture by Hilary Cartmel.

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Bolham Manor, Bolham Way, Retford, DN22 9JG Tel: 01777 703528

Sculpture by Hilary Cartmel
Sculpture by Hilary Cartmel

December 2015

Scrooby Christmas Wassail

James Arrowsmith

Scrooby Christmas Wassail went very well. The More Dog band were in tune, and the crowd joined in.

Scrooby 2015 Wassail

Photo from James Arrowsmith.

May 2015

Parish Council to Publish on

Graham Robbins

Scrooby Parish Council have decided to publish all minutes and accounts here on

Publishing to the internet will fulfil their transparency and self-audit obligations.

Go to for all Parish Council publications.

September 2014

Scrooby from the Air

David Thomson

Here's a wonderful view of Scrooby taken by David Thomson of Ranskill using his Go-Pro camera and quadcopter.

June 2014

Hester Benjamin: Adventures of a Pilgrim Daughter

Jennie Robbins

Scrooby's own Jennie Robbins has published a book for children; a story of friendship, love and adventure, set in Scrooby, England, at the time of the Pilgrim Fathers. A work of fiction for young teenagers based on historical events in the year 1607.

Hester and Mercy are as close as sisters; nothing can come between them. But events are about to shake their peaceful village life to its roots and change things forever. How will their friendship survive when they are forced apart by their families and their faith?

You can buy the e-book for Kindle on Amazon.

June 2014

Ranskill Nursery

Steven Owens

Looking for a Nursery for your child - Ranskill Nursery is Rated Good by Ofsted.

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