7th Retford Scout Christmas Post

by | 27 October 2023 | Children's Group, Local Charity, Retford

Retford Area Scout Christmas Post launches on Saturday 25th November and the last collection day will be on Monday 11th December. The cost per stamp is remaining at 40p each this year.

You will be able to buy stamps (cash only) and post your cards in Ordsall and Retford at:

  • Boons Hair, Exchange Street
  • Bradlands Pet Supplies, Thrumpton Industrial Estate
  • Branching Out Creative Floristry, Cannon Square
  • Hurtons Funeral Directors, Grove Street
  • Impulse Hair and Beauty Salon, Hallcroft Road
  • Rymans, Carolgate
  • SPAR King Family Stores, Wesley Road
  • The Hair Lounge, Albert Road
  • Retford Arts Hub, Cannon Square
  • Retford Leisure Centre, Old Hall Drive
  • Sweetbox, Carolgate
  • Trudy’s Kitchen, West Carr Road / Manvers Road
  • Wonderland Bookshop, Carolgate

There will also be a postbox in Ordsall Pharmacy on Welbeck Road.
SPAR Kings Stores on Main Street, Clarborough, will have stamps and a post box.

Delivery will start after the final sorting session and volunteers will be delivering to Retford, Ordsall and the following villages:

Askham, Babworth, Barnby Moor, Church Laneham, Clarborough, Clayworth, Darlton, East Drayton, East Markham, Eaton, Elkesley, Gamston, Grove, Habblesthorpe, Hayton, Headon, Laneham, Little Gringley, Lound, Markham Moor, Mattersey, Mattersey Thorpe, Milton, Morton, North Leverton, North Wheatley, Rampton, Ranby, Ranskill, Rockley, South Leverton, South Wheatley, Stokeham, Sturton-le-Steeple, Sutton-cum-Lound, Torworth, Treswell, Tuxford, Upton, Welham, West Drayton, West Markham and Woodbeck.

Please make sure you write clearly the full name and address on each card, including postcode if possible. As long as volunteers can find and get to the letter box, it will be delivered by Christmas Eve at the very latest.

All profits from the scheme are paid back into the three Scout Groups who take part in the scheme. It all helps to provide Scouting to local families. If you have any questions, please email 7thretford@gmail.com.