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You might be interested in the Financial Section on this site. Banks, like Building Societies, often have a restricted range of services - and are notoriously conservative when investing your money. This usually results in very low rates of return. Our financial section covers other Financial Institutions, Mortgages, Investment Consultants, Credit & Finance Companies - and Crowd Funding!

Also see below for all the Building Societies around Your Postcode with their contact details. Just click through to go to a map, street views, reviews and a link to their own websites.


TSB Bank

1 Carolgate, Retford DN22 6BY, UK – 01777 574999

The best bank I have ever dealt with.Excellent staff,lead by an excellent manager.


3 Churchgate, Retford DN22 6NY, UK – 0800 554 0836

Small friendly local branch close to town centre shops

So easy to find


31 Carolgate, Nottinghamshire, Retford DN22 6DA, UK – 0345 740 4404

Building Societies

Nottingham Building Society

1 Market Pl, Nottingham, Retford DN22 6DR, UK – 01777 704458

Always happy to help love banking here nothing is too much trouble. Even better now its been refurbished!


3 Churchgate, Retford DN22 6NY, UK – 0800 554 0836

Small friendly local branch close to town centre shops

So easy to find

Local Chambers of Commerce for DN22 9HF. These can be an extraordinarily effective way of getting into the business community and / or getting things done. Equally they can be entirely useless depending on the chair. If they have networking events associated with them definitely go, and keep going, if you have a business that need local support. What you put in is exactly what you get out. Below is the national site. Watch this slot - it might improve!
Retford Town Hall

17 The Square, Retford DN22 6DE, UK – 01909 533111

Perfect wedding venue. Staff are so helpful. Beautiful staircase. Very nice atmosphere. Love it x

This link works well. If you have fly tipping, litter issues etc you can either click and enter your local authority or find it on an interactive map. The services just drop down for you.
Find the local council, MP and MEP for DN22. Type your postcode into relevant box and find details for your local councillor, MP and MEP. MPs can be extremely useful if you want a local issue aired or fixed. Get an appointment for a surgery meeting if you want to talk directly to your MP.

Councils have also become increasingly useful, business focused and lean. If you want something done think about contacting your local council or contacting your local representative. Click below to get the contact details of your representatives for the Fenton area
Find local dentists and dental practices around Fenton and DN22 9HF with location maps and contact details. The link below takes you to a vastly improved NHS site which tells you what you need to know! This includes whether they take NHS patients and lots of other useful information. You can also find out whether they do orthodontic dentistry and other complex work.

Well worth a click.

Dental Surgeries

Churchgate Dental Clinic

35 Churchgate, Retford DN22 6PA, UK – 01777 700311

Extremely friendly customer service and the professionalism shown by the dentists are second to none. They go that extra step for the best treatment for clean and healthy teeth. Highly recommend.


Chapelgate, Retford DN22 6PL, UK – 01777 719007

Always seen within a few days of ringing for an appointment if not the same day. Really good with the kids. Lovely friendly staff

Absolutely brilliant. By far the best dentist I've ever seen, Lucy Whitworth

Carl Godfrey Dental Surgery

32 West St, Retford DN22 6ES, UK – 01777 706367

Riverside Health Centre

Riverside Walk, Retford DN22 6AA, UK – 01777 713330

Excellent patient Doctor relations always find time for you and don't hurry you put the door with a simple painkiller prescription like most do.

Lovely people who help in any way they can

Dr M Bazlinton - Crown House Surgery

47 North Rd, Retford DN22 7XF, UK – 01777 703672

Dr K Gopidas - Riverside Health Centre

Riverside Health Centre, Riverside Walk, Retford DN22 6FB, UK – 01777 713330

NHS Direct is now NHS 24. Just dial 111 to speak to a professional or click the link below for there self help website. Lots of really useful info but keep clear of heart surgery! If in doubt ask your GP or call 111. Good luck.

British Gas - Breakdown & Repairs 0845 9 60 50 40

Fire - Ambulance - Police 999

Retford Hospital

North Rd, Retford DN22 7XF, UK – 01777 274400

An old cottage type hospital no A n E staff welcoming clean a tidy suitable for wheelchairs

It's so convenient to have the facility near your GP surgery

Bassetlaw C C G

North Rd, Retford DN22 7XF, UK – 01777 274400

It's a place that acts as local hospital and specialist appointment place. At the rear is a Hospis,The newer buildings on the south side house two Surgery practices. The parking there is free busy but fast turn around at peak times, Also disable parking bays are available. Also Local to the practices is a prescription Pharmacy "Boots" which also deliver to the local area. Really nice place and staff friendly.

royal hallamshire

Prince of Wales' St, Retford DN22 7BZ, UK

Local hospitals - community hospitals and hospitals with A&E departments for DN22 9HF.

The new NHS website below is very well worth a look. Hospitals are not only listed but evaluated. I certainly know which ones I would go to! At the very least you will know what questions to ask if you are sent to one which has not entered its data. Good luck!
Find the local Health Trust for DN22 9HF
This Parliamentary website will find MPs - just type in your postcode. It also gives details of how to contact your MP

Find Local Churches & Places of Worship

All Hallows Church, Ordsall

1 Church La, Ordsall, Retford DN22 7TU, UK – 01777 702515

The church hall is small but great little community venue

Nice place to visit

The Well, Retford Baptist Church

The Well, Hospital Rd, Retford DN22 7BD, UK – 01777 702344

Like the mother food bank in Retford tried to donate food for the needy on Saturday morning only to find it locked up. Food goes to waste now.

It's a great community church and their children's groups are wonderful

St Saviour's Church

12 Welham Rd, Retford DN22 6TN, UK – 01777 704222

Nice people who are welcoming

Your local Christian churches. Click on your town/village to find churches in your area. Good and media savvy churches will give you a real feel for what sort of service to expect.
This is a brilliant site. Click to see virtually everything you are likely to need to know about the Police and crime statistics around Fenton. You can often even see a photo of your local policeman!

Crimestoppers - Call 0800 555111 or 101 for non emergency

Find Recycling Centres

Bassetlaw Hospice Shop

18 6DL, 18A The Square, Retford DN22 6DQ, UK

brilliant window displays

Age UK

3 Spa Ln, Retford DN22 6EA, UK – 01777 869039

Good selection of bargins

Work there


2 Spa Ln, Retford DN22 6EA, UK – 01777 704040

Lots of bargins

Give and get free stuff. Here you will find lots of items that people are willing to give away, for FREE! This is instead of taking them to a local landfill site. The aim of this site is to reduce the amount of waste that goes to landfill (20.9 million tonnes of it last year in the UK) and recycling is great news for the environment.
We all know that we need to recycle more - and this is a great way of doing it.
You may prefer to go through to our Eating Out page which has a complete range of places you can go from the most economical to the most lavish.  Please CLICK HERE!

You will also find Take Aways and Pubs in this section. Enjoy!

Local Restaurants & Places to Eat around Fenton

Istanbul Bar & Restaurant

106 Carolgate, Retford DN22 6AS, UK – 01777 949835

Good food at reasonable prices. Friendly staff. Decor ok.

Good quality Turkish food at reasonable prices. Friendly & welcoming

Dude V Food

4 Churchgate, Retford DN22 6PQ, UK – 01777 710001

Friendly, chatty staff. Great quality American inspired food. Fun food challenges. Like McDonalds except it's well worth a visit and the food is really nice.

This place is really good value for money. The rooms are spotless and really furnished out lovely and comfortable. Staff are superb you are made to feel welcome from the moment u step through the door. And nothing is too much trouble for the staff . Good is top notch. Definitely would stay there again . The location is ideal .

No5 Grove Street Restaurant

5 Grove St, Retford DN22 6JP, UK – 01777 711655

Small restaurant. tasteful decor and furnishings. Good selection on menu. I had the salmon and it was delicious. Hubby had steak with blue cheese sauce which was just as good. Not cheap but you get what you pay for in my opinion. Service could have been better but they were busy and staff are usually very attentive. I woukd recommend Number 5 to anyone and worth travelling for.

You have to book here if you want a meal. The service is quick and attentive although you get the feeling that staff are under pressure. The menu here offers lots of choice but can be quite expensive. In terms of food quality in relation to price this is more like a mid range chain restaurant. I had the steak and found it underwhelming and tough in places despite having it cooked to medium. I personally didn't see any choice of steak sauces on the menu so I didn't order any. Drink choices can be limited if you are not a big wine drinker.

Nursery and Preschools

Claremont House Nursery School

112 North Rd, Retford DN22 7XN, UK – 01777 705742

Great nursery school.

Thrumpton Primary School

24 Thrumpton Cl, Retford DN22 7AQ, UK – 01777 702092

Because it's my school

Orchard School Nursery

21 Holly Rd, Retford DN22 6BE, UK – 01777 700486

Primary and Secondary Schools

Carr Hill Primary School

Tiln Ln, Retford DN22 6SW, UK – 01777 702948

Nice Little Primary School

This is a fab school. Im so glad i chose it for my children.

Retford Oaks Academy

Babworth Rd, Retford DN22 7NJ, UK – 01777 861618

Amazing place to work! Kids are outstanding!

I changed my daughters school to Retford Oaks Acadamy as she had been bullied at her previous. As a result she was behind in her education. Exemplary teachers along with Retford Oaks policies and carrying out of caused her not only to catch up with her education, (extra lessons and activities) but to look back on her time at R Oaks with fond sentiment. My daughter will always remember her time at Retford Oaks.... a rare and wonderful memeory these days. Thank you all xx

St Giles School

Babworth Rd, Retford DN22 7NJ, UK – 01777 703683

Special needs school absolutely outstanding care

Public & Preparatory Schools

Carr Hill Primary School

Tiln Ln, Retford DN22 6SW, UK – 01777 702948

Nice Little Primary School

This is a fab school. Im so glad i chose it for my children.

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Local social service agencies for DN22 9HF with contact details and location maps

Gas Transco

0800 111999

British Gas Breakdown & Repairs

0845 9 60 50 40
Local electricity supply companies for DN22 9HF with contact details and location maps
Local gas supply companies for DN22 9HF, including bottled gas, with contact details and location maps
Local water supply and treatment companies for DN22 9HF with contact details and location maps