Church break in: £2,000 worth of damage was caused when thieves
broke into St Paul's Church recently. The thieves went through all the
cupboards looking for valuables and even attempted to smash open the
Blessed Sacrament on the wall. The Diocese of Wakefield flag, a small
amount of silver and a cd that is used for weddings and funerals were the
items stolen. Police are appealing for information on 0800 55511 or 01226
and Allotment awards: At the Town council awards which were held
recently in the Three Horse Shoes, the following Brierley residents
received awards from Town Mayor Glen Gascoigne. Brierley
house gardens: 1, Mrs Donaldson, 2, Mr Dennis Gell, 3, Miss S Swift.
Brierley allotment holders, 1, Mr Barry White, 2, Mr J Alcorn, 3, Mr
Gillespie. Fred Molics was the overall winner..
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, Us and them won the Thursday night quiz with 17 out of 20
correct. Ged won the nearest too
question and a few beers while Dan won the bottle of wine.
tombola stall, spin the wheel, raffle, selling pie and peas, burgers,
hot dogs etc will be available at 1 Hillside Crescent the home of Karina
Hare, on Tuesday (Halloween night) starting at 3.30pm. There will also
be childrenís fancy dress competition and all children who enter the
fancy dress will receive a prize. Councillor Alex Vodden will judge the
fancy dress competition at 6.30pm and he will also donate the prizes.
The event is in aid of Breast cancer. Everyone is welcome to attend.
Audience with the Fox
sisters: There will be an audience with the Fox sisters at the
Spiritualist Church on Wednesday 29th November starting at
7.30pm till 9.30pm. The event will include a talk on the start of modern
spiritualism, clairvoyance, trance, healing demonstration and lots more.
Tickets, which are £3, are available from the church.
of the Boys Brigade are asked to attend the next Parade service on
Sunday 5 November at 10.05 where the annual enrolment service will also
take place. All Brigade members will receive their membership cards and
a number of boys will receive certificates and badges.
E Haigh will take the Sunday morning service at 10.15am while Mr W
Platts will take the evening service at 6.
This weeks cleaning Stewards are
Margaret & Jean while the welcoming stewards will be Pearl in the
morning and Brian in the evening. This weeks flowers will be provided by
Richard & Margaret
There will be
ladies recreation evening on Tuesday in the Methodist Church Hall at
Milburn the warden at Grange Hose is arranging a Christmas visit to
Barden Mills, which is near Burnley for the 4 December. Christmas dinner
can also be booked but she needs names as soon as possible. The trip
will leave at 10.30am and return at 5pm. Tickets will be £6 but no
children are allowed.
On Saturday 18
November, members of the Brierley Boys Brigade will visit Batley Sports
centre for a sports competition. The junior section (under 11s) will
play team games in the morning and compete in five a side football in
the afternoon. Both the Company (11 to 15 year olds) and Senior section
(15 to 18 years) will compete in five a side football in the morning and
play team games in the afternoon. The swimming pool will also be open to
all Boy Brigade members. If any parent would be willing to help with
transport and supervision please contact Edwin Hambleton.