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Mr John Vamplew
death occurred recently in Barnsley
and District General Hospital of Mr John Vamplew 76 who lived on Grange
Road Brierley. John had lived in Brierley all his life with his brother
Herbert, and before he retired he worked on the pit top at Ferrymoor
Ridings colliery and as a plasterers mate for the local council. Since
retiring he has spent most of his time walking. He was also a well known
member of Brierley Ex club for many years before he suffered ill health.
The funeral service will be held at the MethodistChurch
on Monday at
followed by internment at BrierleyCemetery
The service will be conducted by
the Minister Mr Terence Keen. Funeral arrangements are by Hadfields Monk
Bretton 01226 73344
Paul's Church: Daily
Mass will be taken on Friday at
and on Monday at .
The Sunday Mass will be at .
The services will be conducted by Fr. Peter Needham. Baptism and
Confirmation classes will begin on a date to be arranged in September.
Contact Fr. Peter Needham on 01226 717561 for further details
:There will be Line Dancing
in the MethodistChurch hall on Friday and Monday from till 9. Everyone welcome.
: Tickets priced £2 are still
on sale for an evening of Clairvoyance at the Spiritualist Church next
Wednesday 16th August at 7pm. Kath Knaggs will lead the service and
tickets are available from the church or pay on the door.
: Steve Hurst won a gallon of beer at the quiz which is held in the
club every Monday night at 8.30.
: There will be a quiz night at the Three Horse Shoes on Thursday at
and a music quiz on Sunday starting at
. The winners of last Thursday’s quiz were Terry Winter and Les Parry.
: At the Grange House social
evening on Thursday Violet Gash won the raffle while Audrey Marsh won
the prize on Friday. Rita Sayers won on Monday.
Brierley Cubs FC
: To prepare for next seasons Millennium League, Brierley Cubs under
7s 7 a side will train in the welfare park on Wednesday from
till 7. New players are welcome and the manager Steve Ward can be
contacted on 01226 714550. On Saturday the under 9s played in a
and won a game with Ryan Haywood scoring the only goal for Brierley.
They will train in the welfare park on a Thursday from
till 7. New players are also welcome in this age group and their manager
Brian Haywood can be contacted on 01226 715976.The
under 10s also competed in the same tournament at HemsworthSchool
on Saturday and came away with the winning trophy. The lads played
Crofton in the final and after a 0-0 score line at full time, the
Brierley team won 10-9 in a penalty shoot out. The winning
penalty takers were Marty Farrar, Kai Hancock, Danny James, Brad Taylor
and Jamie Evans. In a friendly match on Tuesday night, they beat
Hemsworth Miners at home 9-3, the goal scorers for Brierley being Kai
Hancock (4), Marty Farrar (3), Shamus O’Callaghan and Jamie Evans.
They will play two friendly matches next week the first one being on
Tuesday away to
kick of at
and on Friday away to Worsborough time to be arranged.
A wood carving course as become available at Brierley which runs on
a Tuesday evening from 7 till
. The course is free. For further details contact John Nyland at the
Brierley Grimethorpe Shafton Community Partnership on 01226 718282.
There will be a House Group service
on Sunday at while
in the evening Miss J Crossley will lead the service which will start at
6. Welcoming steward this week are Joan Gomersall and Pearl McQueen. The
cleaning steward will be Edwin Hambleton. Brian and Norma Ryalls will
provide the flowers. Except for line dancing, all events at the Church
have been cancelled for August.
Although based at Grimethorpe, Milefield Children’s centre which
caters for nought to five year olds is also available for children in
the Brierley and Shafton areas. For further details contact Angie or
Tracy on 01226 715127.
will be healing in the Sanctuary on Friday from
followed by an open circle. Richard Watkins from Wath will take the
Sunday service at .
:Linda Millburn the warden at Grange House will escort a party of 36
on a day trip to
next Tuesday. Spare seat are £5 and anyone interested can telephone
Linda on 01226 711221
: Edwin and Elizabeth
Hambleton are taking Boys from the senior and junior section of Brierley
Boys Brigade on a visit to Edale on Tuesday while Saturday. Activities
will include abseiling, orienteering, and hill walking and climbing. The
Brigade will then take a break for the summer and will return the second
week in September.
Garden & Allotment Society
: The secretary of the Garden and Allotment Society Pat
Nicholls is warning allotment holders to keep extra vigilant as a number
of petty thefts have occurred over the last few weeks.
: A Community workshop 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.