How well do you know Brierley?
Answers from last week:
1. In what year was the Robin Hood built then known as Brierley Gap. A.
1893 B. 1903 or c. 1913?
2. What was its full name when it became a gambling casino in 1964?
Answer 'The Five Acres Country Club'
3. How much was the Institute sold for when the British Legion bought it
from the church in the 1960s A. £500 B. £5,000 C. £5,500 or D. £550?
4. In what year was the Co-op on Church Street built. A. 1912 B. 1922 C.
1902 or D. 1910?
5. What do the initials BAIPIP stand for?
Answer Brierley and its People in Photographs
St. Paul's Church
At a special Mothering Service last Sunday all the mums received a gift of
daffodils from the church. The Rev John Baskerville will take this
Sunday's Eucharist service at 9am. Hilary Cooke will be the reader. The
Church committee will meet next week to discuss forthcoming events
A concert in aid of the Brierley Methodist Church new building fund will
be hosted by Cudworth Methodist Church on Wednesday April 6 at 7.30pm. The
New Mill Male Voice Choir will provide the entertainment and the tickets
priced at £5 can be obtained by telephoning Mr Edwin Hambleton on 01226
Staff from the Coppins residential nursing home welcome all visitors to
the residents Easter Fayre which will be held this Sunday at 3pm. Entrance
is free and stalls will include tombola, cakes and bingo. All proceeds
will be towards the residents outing fund.
At a meeting of the Brierley Village (Community) Partnership in Brierley
hall on Tuesday it was decided to take the first step into looking for a
suitable site for a community centre by attending a meeting with the Town
Table Top Sale
There will be a tabletop sale at the Methodist Church on Saturday April 18
between 10am and 1pm. If anyone is interested in booking a table telephone
Margaret Watson on 01226 712094.