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From Brierley and the surrounding area

11 May 2001

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There will be a councillor's surgery in Brierley Hall tonight (Friday) at 5.30pm till 6.30pm



The ladies will give readings at the meeting of the ladies fellowship meeting at the Methodist Church this Wednesday (today) at 2pm. Mrs Margaret Watson will be pianist


St Paul's

Father John Baskerville took the Eucharist service and was assisted by lay preacher Tracy Ibbotson. Jean Johnson read the lesson. The church members are collecting bric-a-brac for the Strawberry tea to be held on 15 July


Methodist Church

Mr Richard Baxendale will take the Sunday morning service at 10.15am. Mr Edwin Hambleton will lead the evening service at 6pm. The organist will be Mrs Hambleton. Mr and Mrs M Brier will present this weeks flowers. There will be a ladies recreation evening on Tuesday at 7.30pm



There will be healing in the sanctuary on Friday night at 6pm till 6.45 followed by an open circle at 7pm. Pat Campbell from Sheffield will lead the Sunday service at 7pm.



At the Sunday night quiz night held in the Three Horse Shoes, Mick Pointer won the 10 prize money


Grange House

Jock Inks won the raffle at the social evening held in Grange House on Monday. Norah Harrison won on Thursday and Eva Swift claimed Friday's prize

Coffee Morning

There will be a coffee morning in Grange House on Tuesday at 10.30am till 12. Proceeds towards the residents outing funds. Everyone welcome



In the Tuesday night Sam Smiths pool league, Brierley club played at home to the Bullet from Grimethorpe and won 5-2. Winning players were David Kirk and Jeff Watson. Kevin Elvidge and Stan Williams won both the pairs ant their individual games


Computer Fair

A computer Fair will be held in the Methodist Church tomorrow (Saturday) at 10am till 4.30pm. There will be new and second-hand computers, Peripherals etc available. Local firms are invited to have stalls. For information telephone 01226 713654. Hot and cold refreshments will be available all day and entrance is 50p


Social Club

At the Friday night social evening, Mick Gough won the quiz, Jason Ives, Paul Rounds and Dave Sanderson won a gallon of beer each. Ernie Lacey won a meat pack. The Sunday night tote numbers for 80 were 10 and 23 and as not been claimed. Next Sunday's artiste will be Gerry Anderson


Power Station

There will be an exhibition and consultation in Brierley Hall on Wednesday 16 May from 12 noon till 6pm regarding the proposed wood fuelled power station to be built in Grimethorpe. The power station if given the go ahead will create between 35 and 50 jobs. It will be open to all members of the public. For further details telephone Hugh Moss on 01132312622

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