Welcome to Retford Life

Retford Life is a monthly lifestyle and community magazine delivered to over 17,400 homes and businesses within the wider Retford area.

13 June 2021

NGS Open Gardens – Askham Gardens

Sunday 13th June, 1.00pm-5.00pm GROUP OPENING: Askham Gardens, Markham Moor, Retford NG22 0RP Visit four varied pleasant English village gardens and a flower festival in the church, Dovecote Cottage is an enchanting terraced cottage with amazing roses, perennial beds and raised fish pond. Orchard House features flower beds, shrubs, fruit trees, lawns, fishpond and vegetable […]

21 June 2021

Retford Make Music Day

Monday 21st June is the first day of summer and, this year, the first day that we should be generally free of lockdown restrictions (hopefully – fingers crossed!). And it’s Retford Make Music Day, so there will be live music in the town centre throughout the day. If you have been wary about being out […]

11 July 2021

Pawsby Dog Show 2021

Sunday 11th July 2021, 10.00am – 4.00pm Visit the Pawsby Dog Show for its third year running! With demonstrations, have a go activities, stall holders, miniature railway, food and drink and more. There’s fun for all the family! Entry to the event is free (normal car parking charges apply, £3.00 for the full day or […]

Gainsborough URC

I'm pleased to say visitors to these are increasing, due in part to our advertising with you, so thanks again for your publicity.


Our magazines

Each of our magazines contain something for everyone, serving the needs of their local communities. Every month, we feature interesting articles, profiles of local societies, along with community events, competitions, and restaurant reviews.

For our local community

We invite you to send us news and information about what is happening in and around the community, from your local group, club or society. We print as many of these as we can free of charge every month.

For readers

We’re committed to bringing you a fantastic magazine each month packed full of lifestyle articles to read, a comprehensive selection of local group updates and details of local events. We aim to show you by working together how we can all play our part in helping Retford flourish

For businesses

Grow your business by advertising it in our magazine, which is distributed directly into 17,400 homes and businesses every month. This is a higher circulation than any other local publication. Our magazines are a trusted source for residents to find local products and services. Let us help you to promote your business to thousands of potential new customers in a cost-effective way.

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