Danielle Forest received congratulations from Coun Alex Vodden this week.
Danielle wrote to the Town council complaining of the speeding traffic in
Norwood Drive where she lives. Coun Vodden said the Town council would
look into grants available for road safety measures adding, " Maybe
there's nothing we can do, but we can try to respond. She is to be
congratulated on what she has done." Her letter has been passed onto the
highways department of Barnsley council and the police.
Did you know?
church was, up to 1934 a workingmen's club. On May 7 1919, Mr William
Sharpe who was the headmaster of the school from 1903 to 1931 bought the
plot of land on which the church now stands for £250 and sold it to the
club trustees the following day for £490.
room in the social club is expected to be closed down for six weeks from
Sunday March 10 and from Monday March 25 the whole club will shut down for
a further 4 weeks while major refurbishment takes place.
group, which will discuss community hall facilities in Brierley and
Grimethorpe, is to be set up by the Town Council. Coun Chris Sykes said
"We made a commitment to provide community facilities for Brierley and
Grimethorpe. We need to start the ball rolling now." Brierley Village
(Community) Partnership has already written to the Town council expressing
their interests in a joint venture. The Brierley Partnership has been
trying to find suitable land and hope they can work with the Town council
in providing a much-needed community hall facility for the village of
The pop in
club that is held at the Methodist Church will meet this Thursday at 9am
till 11 and then every second week. On Sunday Mr R Baxendale will take the
morning service at 10am, Mrs Edwin Hambleton will be organist. Mr M Cawte
will take the 6pm service and the organist will be Mrs Margaret Watson.
How well do
you know Brierley?
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Answers next 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?
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.
5. What do the
initials BAIPIP stand for?
Monday March 11 2002 at 1pm.
Monday March 11 at 6pm.
Wednesday March 13 at 7pm in Brierley Hall.
Meet the first Wednesday in every month in the Three Horse Shoes at 9pm.
Meet the last Sunday in every month in Brierley Social club at 10am.
Village (Community) Partnership;
Meet every second Tuesday in the month in their offices at Brierley Hall