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From Brierley and the surrounding area

 29 June 2002

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Social Club.

Kevin Elvidge won the £100 tote on Sunday night with winning numbers 3 and 19. The artiste tonight Friday, will be Rachael James. On Sunday Tina Reid will provide the entertainment. The winners of the gallon of beer draw were Jimmy and David Conroy. Monday is games night and Tuesday and Thursday is bingo. There will be Karaoke on Tuesday night.


Methodist Church

Mr R Lofthouse will take the Sunday morning family service at 10.15am and the evening service at 6pm will be taken by The Rev Gill Newton. On Tuesday at 7.30pm there will be a ladies recreation evening.


Genealogy Class

There is still one place available for the informal Genealogy class that takes place in the History Society rooms at the rear of Brierley Hall every fortnight on a Thursday evening. The course is free to anyone who wishes to become a member of the society. Membership costs £1 per year. If anyone is interested please telephone Gary on 01226 716957.


Grange House

Jean Crowshaw won the raffle at the social evening on Friday night while Audrey Marsh won on Thursday. Tony Evans won Monday’s prize


Brierley Village club.

Artistes Friday and Sunday. Bingo with cash prizes Tuesday and Thursday.


Personal best For Richard

Local historian and keen cyclist Richard Watson recently achieved a lifetime personal best of 60mins 21 seconds in the Sherwood 25 mile race.


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Regular events and meetings:

Garden and Allotment Society;

Meet the first Wednesday in every month in the Three Horse Shoes at 9pm.

Brierley Labour Party;

Meet the last Sunday in every month in Brierley Social club at 10am.

Brierley Village (Community) Partnership;

Meet every second Tuesday in the month in their offices at Brierley Hall at 7pm.

Quiz Night

Every Thursday in the three Horse Shoes starting at 9pm.



In the South Elmsall summer league last Saturday Brierley Cubs drew 1-1 at home to South Elmsall Brookside. The goal scorer for Brierley was Jordan Sheard and man of the match was Josh Taylor. On Tuesday night in the same league, the cubs played at home to Hemsworth Tigers and although the lads lost 1-0 the team coach Dave Henstock was well impressed with their performance stating that this was the best they had played all season. Man of the match was Jordan Gray. This Saturday they will play at home to South Elmsall Brookside ‘A’ with a 10.30am kick of. Players and volunteers to put up the goalposts are asked to meet at the ground at 9.45am.



Sunday will be a service of hymns, prayers and clairvoyance and will be taken by Sid and Joyce Pickersgill from Wakefield at 6pm. Next Friday at 6pm, there will be healing in the sanctuary by trained volunteers followed at 7pm by a service of hymns, prayers and clairvoyance and will be taken by Denise Schofield from Rotherham. Next Sunday the service will be taken Kim Watkins from Ryhill. To ease traffic congestion on Church Street visitors are asked to use the Brierley Hall car park.