group of volunteers have offered their services to collect any
information about the photographs on show at the exhibition to be
held in the Social club on Wednesday 20 December from 12 noon till 10pm.
At the last exhibition the volunteers collected information on 55
photographs adding over 80 more names to the archives. This will be the
last exhibition for a while as next year Baipip will be working on
researching and recording history events but the photographs and
archives will be available all year round for people to view by
appointment. Any elderly or disabled person from the village who
requires free escorted transport to the exhibition, please inform Gary.
Telephone before the 16 December.
Baxendale will take the Sunday morning Service at 10.15am while in the
evening a carol service will be led by Edwin Hambleton at 6pm. Mrs Ida
Scott will present this week's flowers. Colin and Hilda Beale held a
House Group meeting at their home on Monday. The girls brigade will meet
next Monday at 7.15pm and will be led by Janet Baxendale while the Boys
Brigade Juniors meet on Wednesdays at 6.30pm and are led by Mr and Mrs
the Tuesday night Sam Smiths league Brierley Social club lost 4-3 at
home to the Red Rum A team. Kevin Elvidge, Adrian Sheard and Joe Minnock
won for Brierley. In the Barnsley Tuesday night league the Three Horse
Shoes ladies team beat the Coach and Horses 3-2 at Home. Angela Loring,
Joan Skeet and Lisa Ifam were the winning players.
J Hepworth will be the guest speaker at the Women's Fellowship today
(Wednesday), which will be held in the Methodist Chapel. Mrs Margaret
Watson will be pianist.
weeks tote numbers were 24 and 31. It was a rollover for £160 and the
winner was Johnny Leyland. This Sunday's artiste will be Ricky Storme.
Forthcoming entertainment for the holiday period includes Christmas Eve,
Kay Lewis; Christmas Day, Tony Ellesse and Boxing Day Lee Diamond. Mary
Clarke won the Friday night quiz and the conundrum.
Town Council have asked Father Christmas to tour the village on
Christmas Eve starting on the Regina Crescent estate at about 3.30pm
handing out sweets to the children and mince pies and sherry for the
adults. Rudolph will then work his way up Barnsley Road and onto the
Hilltop Estate before going onto Cliff Lane and the Grange Road area. He
will then make his way down Church Street and onto the Hillside Estate
before Venturing down Common Road towards the North Homes and then the
Park estate. Local Parish Councillors and volunteers will assist. It
will take about 3 hours to tour the village. Father Christmas will also
distribute seasonal hospitality to Coppins Residential Home and
Burntwood Nursing Home.
events and meetings.
Christmas party will be held in Grange House on Friday 15 December.
ladies section of Brierley Social club will hold a kids Christmas party
on Saturday 16 December.
residents of the Coppins Residential home will visit Brierley Social
club on Sunday 17 December for their Christmas tea.
hold a progress meeting at Brierley Hall on the 19 December.
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Williams, Joan Gomersall and 10 children joined committee members of the
ladies section of the Social club Janet Woolands and Tracy Molics, in a
sponsored walk around Brierley Grimethorpe and Shafton on Sunday. The
event raised £120 towards the children's Christmas Party.
on the Hillside estate are invited to attend the annual general meeting
of the Tara in the Tara offices tomorrow night (Thursday) at 6pm. The
association hopes to form a new committee. Joan Gains the leader of the
Federation of Tenants associations will attend the meeting.
the Christmas Fayre held recently at Coppins residential home, £150 was
raised towards the resident's Christmas activities. Some of the
Prize-winners were, T King, Sid Armitage, J Wilson, Brian Edwards, R
Armitage, Pat Homer, Mrs Hambleton, J Flavell, Mary Flavell, May Flavell,
Ada Armitage and J Oxley. All the raffle prizes where claimed. Tonight
(Wednesday) a carol service led by Pastor Joy Gascoigne will be held in
the home. The residents will be escorted to the Brierley Social club on
Sunday night for their Christmas party.
group of elderly Brierley residents will be joined with residents from
Grimethorpe, Shafton and Cudworth for a Christmas party to be held in
Cudworth Social club tonight (Wednesday), Phil Gary will provide the
entertainment for the event which has been organised by Rod Phillips and
assisted Miss Charlotte Allen with her class of 7-year-olds in a history
lesson and a tour of the old Brierley School on Church Street on Monday.
Miss Allen is teaching her pupils the history of education in Brierley.
Forthcoming events at the school include a church service for the pupils
on Tuesday. The end of term service for Parents will be on the 15 and 19
December. There will be a Christingle service for the children on Monday
18. The Junior Christmas party will be held on this coming Wednesday
while the infants will hold their party next Thursday. There will also
be a trip to the pantomime at the Lyceum Theatre on Wednesday night.
ladies section of the social club will hold a Christmas party disco this
Saturday afternoon from 12 till 4pm for members children. Each child
will receive £5 and a selection box from Father Christmas. Entrance is
free for member's children and 50p for non-members. Stay Warm fuels have
kindly donated £60 to pay for the afternoon's entertainment.
members and officers of the Brierley Village Community Partnership will
hold a progress meeting in Brierley Hall next Tuesday night.
of the Christmas tea as originally planned, the elderly residents over
60 from the Hillside Estate will now receive Christmas gifts from the
Town Council are offering a cash prize for the 'Best Christmas decorated
house' in Brierley. Town Council Mayor Councillor Chris Sykes will judge
the appearance of decorated houses as they are seen from the
outside/street view. A Christmas tree will be lit at Brierley Hall.
Vamplew won the Thursday night raffle at the Social evening in Grange
House, while Mrs Savage won both the Monday and Friday night raffle. All
three groups will join together on Friday night at 6pm for a Christmas
Party. There will be a Christmas coffee morning in the house on Tuesday
morning at 10.30.