It’s (nearly) Christmas, and Santa’s Scout helpers are getting ready

by | 4 November 2022 | Children's Group, Local Charity, Retford

Retford Area Scout Christmas Post will be running again this year. Over £1,300 was raised in 2021 for the Scout Groups involved. Retford Area Scout Christmas Post 2022 is organised once again by 7th Retford (St Swithun’s) Scout Group, a charity registered in England and Wales, registered charity number 508049.

Volunteers will deliver your Christmas Cards at a cost of 40p per stamp (no enclosures or parcels can be accepted) by Saturday 24th December. Please note, stamp outlets can only accept cash so please be kind to their staff if you try to pay by card or phone.

Stamps will go on sale on Saturday 26th November and the last date for posting is Tuesday 13th December at 5.00pm (though please check opening hours for each business). The shops and businesses listed below will have Christmas Post stamps for sale and a special post box on behalf of 7th Retford:

  • Boons Hair, Exchange Street
  • Bradlands Pet Supplies, Thrumpton Industrial Estate
  • Branching Out, Cannon Square
  • Cuckoo Cafe, Beardsalls Row
  • Impulse Hair, Hallcroft Road
  • E Hurton and Son, 73 Grove Street
  • Ordsall Chemist, Welbeck Road (post box only)
  • Retford Leisure Centre, Old Hall Drive
  • Rymans, Carolgate
  • Spar, Wesley Road
  • Sweetbox, Carolgate
  • The Hair Lounge, Albert Road
  • Retford Arts Hub, Cannon Square
  • Trudy’s Kitchen, West Carr Road
  • Wonderland Bookshop, Carolgate
  • King’s Stores, Main Street, Clarborough

Outlets in Tuxford and the East Markham area will be announced locally. Areas covered by delivery:

All areas of Retford and 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.

If you need any more information, please contact Hazel Newstead via email on 7thretford@gmail.com or telephone 01777 704835.