Links to other local U3A websites and some resources.
Please note: Retford U3A are not responsible for external sites and, although we check links regularly, we cannot guarantee that they will all work all the time.
Just click on the areas to visit other U3A websites..
Some Useful Links for our members
BBC webwise - an excellent on-line course that explains internet basics clearly and at the pace you choose.
Digital Unite's Learning Zone - an excellent on-line guide specifically for silver surfers starting out.
Foxit Reader - a PDF reader is necessary to open some web pages and this free one is good.
Google - the most popular search engine; find anything and easy to use as your personal home page.
Nottingham Library Service - provides free on-line access and help at all public libraries; ticket required and pre-booking recommended.
Open Office - a free, open-source alternative to Microsoft's commercial Office suite.
Picasa - a user-friendly way to manage digital photos and share them.
ZipGenius - an excellent and free way to handle any.ZIP files you download.
Around Retford - some helpful local resources.
www.retfordcivicsociety.org.uk - Caring for Retford
BBC Weather - local forecast for today and the week ahead
Crimestoppers - helping solve crimes and taking criminals off the streets across the country
Locallife Mansfield - local information, listings, maps, directions, websites and more
Local Mansfield - a new guide to suppliers and services around Mansfield with reviews and small ads
Mansfield District Council - this local authority is based at the Civic Centre, Chesterfield Road South, Mansfield.
Newark & Sherwood District Council - this local authority is based at Kelham Hall Newark.
Nottingham City Council - visitor services, tourism, events, etc and many useful links
Nottingham Travelwise - comprehensive updates about going anywhere by car, bus, air, train or tram.
Nottinghamshire County Council - has a local office in Regent St, Mansfield.
Our Mansfield and Area - a new site being developed by local enthusiasts with the support of Mansfield Museum.
Pin-Point - Notts CC's directory of public services and voluntary and community organisations
Stagecoach UK Bus - the operator connecting Mansfield to the national network.
Trent Barton buses - connecting Mansfield to Nottingham and Chesterfield. (Their service details are here)
Visit Nottingham - Experience Nottingham's excellent tourism guide.
Your NHS - Nottinghamshire County Teaching Primary Care Trust is responsible for all community NHS services, such as district and school nursing, health visiting, GPs, dentistry, opticians, and pharmacy.
Spotlight Local -Local magazines which can be read on line