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From Brierley and the surrounding area

28 February 2001

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Methodist Church

The Rev Gill Newton will take the Sunday morning service at 10.15am, while Mr Keith Lodge will take the evening service at 6pm. Mrs S Stenehouse will present this week's flowers.



There will be healing in the sanctuary on Friday night at 6pm till 6.45 followed by a clairvoyance service at 7pm, which will be taken by Sheila Chalkley from Monk Bretton. Terry Woods from Bradford will take the Sunday service at 6pm till 7-15pm.



Mr M Cawte will be guest speaker at the Women's fellowship meeting at 2pm today (Wednesday). Margaret Watson will be pianist.


Grange House

The warden from Grange House Linda Milburn escorted a coach full of residents and friends to the Lamproom theatre on Saturday afternoon to watch 'The old Bull and Bush'. At the Monday night social evening, Mrs Burton won the raffle prize and Jean Ennis won on Thursday. Mrs Foster was the winner on Friday night.


Hillside Tara

The committee members of Hillside Tara donated leaves and flowers to Grimethorpe Pentecostal church recently. They were used to teach children the art of quelling during the school holidays.




In the Barnsley Tuesday night ladies league the Three Horse Shoes played the Carlton & Smithies club and won 3-2. The winning players were Angela Loring, Lisa Ifam and Joan Skeet. In the Sam Smiths Tuesday night league, the social club played away to Lundwood club and lost 5-2, the winning players being John Clarke and Jeff Watson.


Social Club

The quiz winner at Friday night's social evening was Sheila Beasley while Joyce Coffey was the winner of the conundrum. Albert Taylor won a mixed grill and Chris Sykes won four free pints. Michelle Walker won the Sunday night tote for 160 with numbers 1-24.


EGG Presentation

The ECG Heart monitoring machine and other medical equipment which was bought through the efforts of residents and businesses in Brierley and surrounding areas, will be presented to the Church Drive Surgery tomorrow (Thursday). Representatives of the various organisations who assisted in fund raising were invited along to make the presentation.


D S Kirk

A funeral service will be held tomorrow (Thursday) at St Luke's Church Grimethorpe at 2pm for a former Brierley man David Stephen Kirk aged 45 who died suddenly at his home in Grimethorpe on 22 February. He leaves a widow Jean and son David.


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