Planning permission refused
Plans to build on land to the rear of 24 Barnsley Road was refused by
Barnsley Council. Part of the proposed dormer bungalow would have been on
green belt land and would have meant the loss of vegetation and a
hedgerow. The design of the property was also considered poor.
Garden trimming scheme to be repeated
Brierley Town Council will extend the scheme for pensioners and the
disabled in Brierley and Grimethorpe to have their gardens and lawns
tidied up. The maintenance staff has so far attended to a total of 63
gardens, and several of the owners have written to the clerk and the
councillors with their thanks. The scheme will be repeated in 2001. Any
disabled person or pensioner who would like to be considered for next year
can telephone the clerk to the council on 01226 370834.
Brierley will join with Grimethorpe in a pub watch scheme to combat drugs
in pubs and clubs. Councillor's Whittaker, Sykes and Vodden will be
contacting all the local licensees to set up a meeting with themselves and
South Yorkshire Police.
Brierley Social Club
rollover tote winner for £160 on Sunday night was Ruth Thompson, the
winning numbers were 20 and 25, the artiste this Sunday is Mike Ford and
the Friday night quiz winner was Chris Sykes, Mary Clarke won the
conundrum. The Tuesday and Thursday bingo jackpot has now reached £150 on
55 numbers. Non members are welcome to play and games start at 9 pm. Names
are being taken for the Monday night games, which will include, pool,
dominoes and darts. The games will be played in the club every Monday
night with members playing each other, refreshments will also be provided.
Trophies will be awarded to the winners at the end of the season.
Baipip has received a full history of the Watson family who was
Victuallers of the Farriers Arms from one of their descendants Trevor
Limbert of Mapplewell. The story starts with the birth of William Watson
on 23 May 1788 and follows the family through to 1972 when Mabel Watson
was interred at Brierley cemetery. Trevor goes on to say that although
there were two other Watson families (not related) in Brierley during the
same period, he feels sure that there are other descendants, directly
related, living locally. If you think you may be a descendant of the
Watson family mentioned, then please feel free to E-mail me and I will
pass on your details to Trevor.
Brierley Juniors FC 1948/49
After an appeal in the Barnsley Chronicle two weeks ago by Baipip, another
former player came forward this week with a photograph of Brierley Juniors
FC 1948/49, Brian Ryalls from Common Road who played as goalkeeper for the
team also went onto to play professional football with Sheffield
Wednesday. Ronnie Harpham another former player came forward last week
with three photographs and information, and Jack Henstock informs me that
he has still got the Barnsley Chronicle merit award medal that he won that
Bowling club presentation
annual presentation for Brierley Bowling club will take place on Saturday
night in the social club. Trophies will be awarded in the following
categories. Keith Cooper shield, Memorial Trophy, Hospital cup, Joe
Crowther doubles, Veterans Trophy, Ken Knowles Trophy, Frank Wardle Trophy
and the H Cook Trophy. There will also be awards for Saturday averages,
Tuesday averages and Doubles averages. There will be live entertainment
provided by Tylah and refreshments will also be provided. Due to the lack
of local facilities the team will play as Grimethorpe B next season.
Under Brierley schools commitment to parents, there will be a School
Governor available in the school once a week for parents to chat to. On
call next Tuesday will be Councillor Alex Vodden from 3 pm till 3-30 pm.
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