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From Brierley and the surrounding area

14 February 2001

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There will be healing in the sanctuary on Friday night at 6pm till 6.45, and at 7pm an open circle will be held till 8pm. Pearl Graham from Fitzwilliam will take the Sunday service at 6pm.


Methodist Church

The Rev. P O Allen will take the Sunday morning service at 10.15am, while Mrs E Haigh will take the evening service at 6pm. Mrs Ivy Grindrod will present this week's flowers.


Grange House

At the Monday night social evening held in Grange House, Rita Ford won the raffle prize. Thursday's winner was Mrs Barker, while Mrs Greenwood won on Friday.



In the Barnsley Tuesday night ladies league the Three Horse Shoes lost 4-3 away to The Wentworth Arms. Lisa Ifam and Angela Loring were the only winners 


Village Partnership

At a meeting held in Brierley Hall on Tuesday night, the acting officers and members of the Brierley Village Community partnership, ratified the constitution pending amendments and it being forwarded to Company House. The Partnership hopes to hold a public meeting shortly and hopes are that it will be well attended by residents of the village.


Weigh In

At the Monday night weigh in at the Methodist church, the members achieved a total weight loss of 39.5lb.



The presentation of the ECG Heart monitoring machine and other medical equipment that was bought with monies raised through various events in the village will be made on 1 March at 1.15pm at the surgery on Church Drive.


Primary School

 The school will break for half term on Friday and restart on Wednesday 28 February.

Mr J Wroe

Jack Wroe, 73, of Park View, died at Barnsley hospital on 22 January. The funeral service was held at St Paul's Church by Father Colin White which was followed by interment at Brierley.


Miss Celia Margaret Walker

The death occurred recently of Miss Celia Margaret Walker age 68, at her home in Grange Road. A funeral service conducted by Father Colin White will take place at St Paul's Church on Tuesday 20 February at 12 O'clock followed by interment at Brierley. Funeral arrangements by Newsome's, Shafton.


Social Club

Kevin Elvidge was the winner of the quiz at the Social evening held in Brierley club on Friday night. He failed to answer the killer question so it will be played for 25 on Friday. Terry Haynes won a Sunday roast while Carol Elvidge won four free pints. On Sunday night, Jon McCauley won the 80 tote prize with winning numbers 14 and 31. This Sunday night's artiste will be Mark George.



Miss J Crossley will be guest speaker at the Women's fellowship meeting at 2pm today (Wednesday). Margaret Watson will be pianist.


St Paul's

There will be a Eucharist service on Sunday morning at 9am taken by Cannon Ian Gaskill.


Hillside Tara

At a meeting of the committee members of Hillside Tara recently, it was decided to amend the constitution to have eight members to form a quorum instead of the 15 that were originally planned. The members will be holding an Easter raffle shortly with prizes to include a food hamper, tea set and Easter eggs.


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