The Brierley Historic Photographic Society have had a selection
of Jubilee celebrations photographs on display in the post
office. They will now be available to view by appointment in the
Society’s room at the rear of Brierley Hall. There is also 50
photographs on this web site. There is still time to purchase
raffle tickets for the summer draw where the first prize is a
CD/ music centre and ten other prizes. The draw will take place
in Brierley Village club on Sunday nigh
An evening of clairvoyance was enjoyed at the Spiritualist
church on Wednesday with Veronica Sheares from Garforth.
Friday, there was healing in the sanctuary by trained volunteers
followed at 7pm by an open circle, which was a meeting of hymns,
prayers and meditation. Sunday will be a service of hymns,
prayers and clairvoyance and will be taken by Joyce Divine from
Dewsbury at 6pm. Next Sunday the service will be taken by Denis
Schofield from Rotherham. To ease traffic congestion on Church
Street visitors are asked to use the Brierley Hall car park.
Mick Pointon was the winner of the quiz in the Three Horse Shoes
on Thursday night. Neighbours from Hell won the nearest too
question. The event is held every week and starts at 9pm.
Mr J Foster
will take the Sunday morning family service at 10.15am and the
evening service at 6pm will be taken by the Mr M Cawte. On
Tuesday at 7.30pm there will be a ladies recreation evening.
Brigade under the leadership of Janet Baxendale will meet in the
Methodist Church Hall on Monday at 7.15pm.
Kenworthy will read this week’s lesson at the Eucharist service
on Sunday at 9am. Father John Baskerville will take the service.
The strawberry tea has now changed its venue to St Peter’s
Church, Felkirk on Sunday July 7 at 2pm
The junior section of the
Brierley Boys Brigade will meet on Wednesday and will be led by
Mr and Mrs Edwin Hambleton. The seniors will meet on Thursday at
6.45pm and will be taken by Mr David Parkinson and Mr Edwin
The management committee from the Hillside Tara would like to thank
the residents of the estate in making their contribution to the
Queens Golden Jubilee celebration parade a success. Special thanks
goes to the people who assisted in making the dragon and the
caterpillar. Also to Anne Palmer from Dazzlem at Royston who
provided free fancy dresses for the kids and to Rory at Brierley
Coach Upholsterers on Church Street.
The residents enjoyed a
special lunch and a buffet tea on Monday to help celebrate the
Queens Golden Jubilee. A toast for the Queen was followed by bingo
and games. Raffle winners were, Christine Hanwell, Christine Heaton,
Phil Richardson and Hazel Kemp. All had a good day. This week’s
bonus ball winner on Wednesday was Julie Croft while Steven King won
on Saturday. The staff welcomed a new resident this week, Jean
Thorley from Hemsworth.
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