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From Brierley and the surrounding area

14 March 2001

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Boys Brigade

In the final events of the Yorkshire County Championships, the Boys Brigade obtained the following results. 3rd - junior section marching. 4th Senior section drill. The senior sections won the bible quiz for the 6th year in succession and finished second overall. In the County Championship senior chess knockout, the team of Thomas Cheryholme and Andrew and Edward Hambleton beat the 4th Huddersfield Battalion 6-3 at home. They will now play the 2nd Battalion from Scarborough in the next round.



There will be healing in the sanctuary on Friday night at 6pm till 6.45 followed by an open circle at 7pm. Jean Noel from South Elmsall will take the Sunday service at 6pm till 7-15pm.


Grange House

Brierley and its people in photographs entertained residents and guests at the Grange House pie and pea supper on Tuesday. Video footage and photographs spanning 100 years of local history were on show. Raffle prize-winners were Mrs Cookman, Herbert Vamplew, Mrs Braidley, Mrs McQueen, Mrs Smith, Louise Millburn, Mrs Topliss, Mrs Pugh and Mrs Hardwick. Mrs Parkin won the free draw. The residents also held a raffle in aid of comic relief and raised 35. At the Monday night social evening Mrs Gash won the raffle. Mrs Hardwick won on Thursday and Mrs Greenwood won on Friday.


Governors in School

Father Colin White will hold Governors surgeries in the Primary School on 19 March and 2 April.


Hillside Tara

The constitution drawn up by the committee of Hillside Tara is now legal. Officials visited a conference in Scarborough recently and discussed different ways of working with the local councils. The first of a twice-yearly newsletter will be available to the residents shortly.


In the Sam Smiths Tuesday night pool league, the social club played away to the Coronation club at South Kirby in the team knockout and lost 7-0.



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


Social Club

The quiz winner at Friday night's social evening was Kevin Elvidge while Mick Gough was the winner of the conundrum. Steve Bowen won a mixed grill and Jeff Ennis won four free pints. The Sunday night tote numbers were 10-11 and was not won. It will be a rollover next Sunday night for 160. This Sunday's artiste will be Paul Barnes.


Methodist Church

Mr G Senior will take the Sunday morning service at 10.15am, while Mr M Cawte will take the evening service at 6pm. Mrs A Haigh will present this week's flowers.


Weight Watchers

At the weekly meeting in the Methodist Church hall, the members of the weight watchers lost a total of 52.5 pounds.


Leaving Party

The members of the pool team from Brierley Social club will host a leaving party for the manager at the club Joe Minnock and his partner Lynn. The party will be held on the on the 23 March at 8pm and a top line artiste and disco will entertain the guests. Refreshments will also be provided and everyone is welcome.


Health awareness

After spending today (Friday) learning about health awareness which will include diet, exercise and drugs, pupils from the Primary school will hold an open assembly at 2.30 to talk about what they have learned.

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