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From Brierley and the surrounding area

11 April 2001

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Social Club

At the Friday night social evening, Mick Gough won the quiz and Clare Bowen won the conundrum. Kenny Clarke won a meat pack and Sheila Beasley won four free pints. The Sunday night tote for 80 was won with numbers 23 and 24.


Hillside Tara

Emma Galloway won first prize in the best-decorated egg competition, which was open to all the children on the Hillside estate. Kane Clarke came second. All the other entrants received prizes for entering. The Easter raffle will take place tomorrow (Friday) in the Tara offices at 3pm.


Fellowship: Mrs Micklethwaite will be guest speaker at the Women's fellowship meeting at 2pm today (Wednesday). Margaret Watson will be pianist


Grange House

Joyce Howell won the raffle prizes at both Thursday and Friday's social evening's in Grange House, Gladys Savage won on Monday.



There will be healing in the sanctuary on Friday night at 6pm till 6.45 followed by an open circle at 7pm. Gail Davies from Normanton will lead the Sunday service at 7pm. On Saturday 2 May at 7.30pm there will be Clairvoyance evening with Janet Rushton from Normanton. Tickets are 1.50.  



At the Sunday night quiz night held in the Three Horse Shoes, joint winners Pat Nichols and Laura Hockley shared the 10 prize.


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Methodist Church

Rev Gill Newton will take the Sunday morning service at 10.15am, she will also join with local historian Richard Watson to take the evening service at 6pm. Mrs E Plowman will present this week's flowers. Mr and Mrs E Hambleton will lead the Boys Brigade juniors on Wednesday at 6.30pm. There will be a ladies recreation evening on Tuesday at 7.30pm. Mr E Hambleton will take the Good Friday service at 7pm and Mrs Janet Baxendale will lead the Girls Brigade on Monday's at 7.15pm.  



A few tickets still remain for the Social evening to be held at Coppins residential home on 20 April . Artiste Adam Stark will entertain and refreshments will be provided. Everyone is invited and the event starts at 5.30pm. Tickets are 1. Details can be obtained from Pat Homer on 01226 712409. There will also be a clothes party on the same day where any profits will go towards the residents outing fund.


Weight Watchers

At the weekly meeting in the Methodist Church hall, the members of the weight watchers lost a total of 33 pounds.


Leaving Party

A leaving party was held in the social club on Monday night for John and Sheila Beasley who have been looking after the club in the absence of Joe Minnock. Joanne Cessford and Josie Peace presented them both with gifts on behalf of the members. Steve Martin provided the entertainment and refreshments were provided for the members. John and Sheila have now taken over as managers of the Pinfold.