The girls have
purchased Tickled Pink tee shirts and shoes which they will wear on the
night. left to right Michelle, Karina and Kaeran.
night another great success
It was another successful
auction night in Brierley Club on Saturday with nearly £1,400 being
raised for Multiple Sclerosis. Local coal merchant and scrap dealer Barry
Bailey set of the fundraising event with a £200 donation. He also successfully
bidded £70 for a Barnsley FC signed shirt. Paul Round was highly
delighted with his bid of £170 which guaranteed him a signed England
shirt. A framed picture of 20 old Brierley photographs donated by this web
site fetched £45 and a House of Commons bottle of whisky signed by the
Prime Minister Tony Blair brought a further £30. Paul Vodden was successful
in his bid of £30 for the House of Commons whisky signed by the Prime
Minister Tony Blair. Local councillor Arthur
Whitaker telephone Chris Sykes the organiser while he was auctioneering to
tell him that the Buffs at Grimethorpe had also raised £94.
The photograph below shows Jeff
handing over the signed England shirt to Paul Round who bidded £170 for it.
The money raised on the
night has taken Chris's total to nearly £11,400 raised for local
charities over the last 9 years. Last year Jeff Ennis MP presented Chris
with a certificate of achievement award for raising over £10,000.
Monday at 7.30pm there will be an evening with Ian Clayton in St Paul’s
starting and the churches Annual Harvest Festival will be held in Brierley
Social club on Tuesday when a Miss Brierley and Grimethorpe competition
will take place. Entry to the club is free but the competition entry is £2.The
Sunday Mass will be at 9.30am. Daily Mass will be taken on Monday at 10am
and Friday at 3pm. Father Peter Needham will conduct the services. Marriage or Baptism enquires to be made to Father Peter Needham at
St Luke’s Church Grimethorpe on Friday between 6.30 and 7.15pm. Baptism
and Confirmation classes have started on a Wednesday at St Luke’s. Again
contact Father Peter on 01226 717561 for further details.
: There will be a healing in the
sanctuary tonight (Friday) from 6 till 6.45pm followed by an open circle
at 7pm till 8. Mary McCabe from Doncaster will take the Sunday evening
service at 6pm till 7.15pm. Refreshments will be served afterwards.
: There will be an evening of
clairvoyance with Dina Birks from Wath at the Spiritualist Church on
Wednesday 25 October. Tickets, which are £3, are available from the
church or you may pay on the door.
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On Halloween night three
Brierley girls Michelle Rowney,
Karina Hare (both from the Hillside estate) and Asda worker Kaeran
Vaines (Norwood Drive) intend to raise money for research into Breast
cancer through Asda stores Tickled Pink Campaign.
In the garden of Karina at 1 Hillside Crescent Brierley. The girls hope
to hold a tombola stall, raffle, sell pie and peas, burgers, hot dogs
etc. They also hope to get the kids from the estate involved by means of
a fancy dress competition. Brendon King aged 10 his sister Jaymie King
aged 13 and Alex Hurd also 13, hope to do an escorted sponsored
walk from Hemsworth to Brierley on Saturday to support the event. The
Halloween night will start at 3.30pm with Councillor Alex Vodden judging
the fancy dress competition at 6.30pm. All children who enter the fancy
dress will receive a prize. Over the weekend, the girls also hope to
visit pubs and clubs in the area with donation buckets.
To cap it all off, on Friday 3rd
November starting at 8.30pm, the girls will hold an auction in the Three
Horse Shoes with Gary (Gazza) Hotchins doing the auctioneering with the
proceeds from both events being added together and being presented to
Sue Hall from Asda stores Barnsley on the night. There will also be a
prize for the best-dressed person in a pink outfit on this night. Karina
stated “We thought we would do something to help other women and with
Kaeran working at Asda she thought of their “Tickled Pink” campaign
which we all thought was a good idea in raising money for research into
breast cancer and also to raise awareness of this illness. We are
grateful for the help and support we have received so far and would ask
anyone with items that could be used in the auction to ring me on 07949
403764” or to email
Photograph below shows from left to
right: Chris Sykes (organiser) holding the signed Barnsley shirt, Jeff
with a House of Commons bottle of whisky signed by the Prime Minister
Tony Blair and and Len Collett Chairman of the Barnsley Branch of the
Multiple Sclerosis Society holding the signed England shirt.
was good news all round for Brierley this week with all three teams
gaining victories over their opponents. The under 9s played Dearne and
District at home in a cup match and at the end of a tremendous display,
came out 5-1 winners. Brierley goal scorers were, Ryan Haywood, Callum
Shaw, Tyler Leese, McCauley Haigh and Jack Mansell who was also man of
the match. They will play away to Mosborough in the league on Sunday
kick of time to be arranged. In a match that was dominated by the under
10s, Brierley beat Cudworth Tykes 2-1 away from home with Marty Farrar
scoring both goals. This was the first time Cudworth have been beaten
this season. On Sunday they play in the TSB cup away to Wooley meeting
at the welfare park at 12.15 for a 1pm kick of. The under 7s had a
fantastic game at home in the Millennium League with Morgan Armit
scoring five goals in a 10-0 demolition of Hemsworth B. The other
scorers for Brierley were Keton Smart who was also man of the match,
Lewis Lettin-Hall, Aden Smith, Linden Clarke and Hemsworth scoring an
own goal. On Saturday they will play away to Hoyland kicking of at 1pm.
The ladies meet every
Monday at 2pm in the Methodist Church Hall. The speaker at last weeks
Fellowship was Mr D Haynes.
: There will be ladies recreation evening on
Tuesday in the Methodist Church Hall at 7.30pm.
THS Quiz: There
is a general knowledge quiz at the Three Horse Shoes every Thursday at
9.30pm and music quiz on Sunday starting at 8pm.
Last Thursday Mick Pointon won the quiz with 18 out of 20 and he also
won the bottle of wine. Mark Pearson guessed the nearest too question.