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photograph shows Chris with Jeff Ennis MP who bidded for a Northern
Ireland shirt at a previous auction. Others on the photograph are Mick
Crawford club steward at the time, Lee Marsh, helper, and Councillor
: The date and time has been arranged for the
annual Harvest Festival charity auction which is run every year by Chris
Sykes. The event will take place in Brierley Social club on Saturday 7
October starting at 8pm. Over the years Chris has raised over £10,000
for local charities and this year’s auction will be in aid of Multiple
Sclerosis. Any item of auctionable value would be appreciated and can be
donated by contacting Chris on 01226 711255 or Sandra at the club on
: At the Grange House social
evening on Thursday Joyce Howell won the raffle while Margaret Burton
won the prize on Friday. Nellie Bowering won on Monday.
: This months meeting of the Town council will take place next
Wednesday in the council chambers in
: Under the guidance of Edwin and Elizabeth Hambleton, the Boys
Brigade recently spent 4 days at Edale camping. Activities included abseiling, orienteering, table tennis and hill
walking and climbing. Reece Bryan won the table tennis tournament and
Cameron Lee won a climbing award. The top boy award went to Kallum
Sollitt. The Brigade will now take a break for the summer and will
return the second week in September.
: Because of an outing from
the village on the 12 September, the date for the Brierley and its
people in photographs exhibition has been changed to Thursday 14
September from till .
St Paul’s Church:
The Sunday Mass will be at . Daily Mass will be taken on Monday at and Friday at . The services will be conducted by Father
Peter Needham. Marriage or Baptism enquires to be made to Father Peter
Needham at St Luke’s Church Grimethorpe on Friday between 6.30 and . Baptism and Confirmation classes will begin
on a date to be arranged in September. Again contact Father Peter on
01226 717561 for further details.
: A community workshop for woodworking crafts is available in
Brierley on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday from
till 12 and from 2 till 4. The workshop is available free for anyone to
use. For further information contact John Nyland at the Brierley
Grimethorpe Shafton Community Partnership on 01226 718282.
There will be healing in the
Sanctuary on Friday from 6pm to 6.45pm followed by an open circle from
7pm till 8pm. Beryl Freeman from Thurnscoe will take the Sunday evening
service at till . Refreshments will be served afterwards.
Quiz: There will be a general knowledge quiz at the Three Horse Shoes on
and a music quiz on Sunday starting at
. The winner of last Thursday’s quiz was Terry Winter. Graham and Paul
Vodden won the music quiz on Sunday.
: On 13 September, Linda
Milburn the warden at Grange House will escort a party of 36 tenants and
guests to dinner at the BurntwoodCourtHotel. Entertainment will also be provided.
The bus will leave Grange House at .
: Volunteers are required for the Brierley
and its people in photographs exhibition which will now be held in the
Methodist Church Hall on Thursday 14 September from till Anyone with at least one hour to spare during
these times would be made welcome. The volunteers will be asked to
assist in gathering information on the photographs from the general
public, assisting the elderly and disabled and keeping the photographs
in a tidy state. A tee shirt and name badge will be provided free of
charge. For further details please Email
: There are still places available for the wood carving course in
Brierley which runs on a Tuesday evening from
. For further details contact John Nyland at the Brierley Grimethorpe
Shafton Community Partnership on 01226 718282
: The winner of last weeks quiz was the team made up of Volvo Phil,
Kev Elvidge and John Clarke. The quiz is held every Monday night at
Brierley Cubs FC
: The under 9s played a friendly match on Sunday at home to
Mexborough B team and lost 3-2. Macauly Haigh scored twice for Brierley
the second one coming from a tap in from an excellent free kick taken by
Jason Dench. New player Tyler Leese made
his debut. Training starts on Thursday
and new players are welcome. Telephone Brian Haywood on 01226 715976.
The under 7s will play Penistone on Sunday and train on a Wednesday from
and once again new players are welcome. They received their new kit this
week which have been provided by Grimethorpe Neighbourhood Watch. Their
manager is Steve Ward and he can be contacted on 01226 714550. On
Tuesday the under 10s played at home to Hemsworth Miners Welfare and won
11-3 the brierley goal scorers being Marty Farrar (3), Kai Hancock (3),
Danny Patrick (3), Shamus O’Callaghan and Brad Taylor. They will play
in a tournament on the 2nd September at Minsthorpe. Training
is on a Tuesday from
and their manager is Ian Farrar who can be contacted on 01226 781912.
The service on Sunday morning at
10.15 will be a Songs of Praise. There will also be a service at Welcoming
steward this week is Miss Jean Rowley. Hilda Beal will provide the
flowers. The cleaning stewards are Brian and Norma. Except for line
dancing, all events at the Church have been cancelled for August.
Because of the holiday period, the next meeting of the local
branch of the Labour Party will be held on 1 October in the Social club
. Lat month’s hundred club winner was Pat Doyle with number 97.The August draw will take place in Brierley club on Sunday 27
August. For further details on joining the party contact Councillor Alex
Vodden on 01226 711081 or mobile 07968 37643