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From Brierley

 15 February 2007









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THS Quiz

There is a quiz night at the Three Horse Shoes on a Thursday at 9.30pm and on Sunday at 8pm there is a music, conundrum and general knowledge quiz. This Sunday Ian and Andy won 6 pints for winning the general knowledge quiz while Joe and Andy guessed the conundrum correctly. The rollover question was not won.


Boys Brigade

In a recent Yorkshire County Battalion table tennis competition, the 14 to 18 year senior team of Luke Molics, Richard Gomersall and James Addy came third. James also won the senior individual competition for the second time. Senior boys Calum Yardley and James Addy visited Green Moore taking their Queens badge introductory weekend with other boys from all over Yorkshire. They have work do to in the Boys Brigade, the community, church and their own interest before the final weekend next year. On the 2 March, junior boys will take part in figure marching; bible quiz and general knowledge while the senior boys will take part in a bible quiz. Both these events are part of the Yorkshire County Battalion competitions and will take place at Starbeck, Harrogate. Both the Junior Boys and Company Section meetings will take place on Wednesday night in the Methodist Church Hall. The 7 to 11 year olds meeting will take place from 6.30pm till 8pm and the older boys will meet from 7pm till 9. Edwin and Elizabeth Hambleton lead the boys.


Wood Carving

Benches that have been made by members of the Brierley wood carving class have been placed on Cudworth Common. The class takes place on a Tuesday evening from 7 till 9pm. Contact John Nyland at the Grimethorpe Partnership on 01226 718283 for further details.


Methodist Church

The Rev G McIntosh will lead a Sacrament service at 10.15am while the Rev Terry Keen will take the evening service at 6pm. The welcoming steward for the morning service will be Edward and in the evening it will be Brian. Ann Dobson will provide the flowers this week.


Ladies Recreation

A ladies recreation evening takes place in the Methodist Church Hall every Tuesday night starting at 7.30.


Childrenís Centre

Funding is still available for free sessions for two year olds at the Milefield Childrenís centre that caters for children from nought to five. The centre welcomes children from the Brierley, Grimethorpe and Shafton areas. For further details contact Helen Cook on 01226 715127.


Grange House

Bingo and a raffle were enjoyed at the Grange House social evenings last Monday, Thursday and Friday.


Spiritualist Church

There will be a healing in the sanctuary tonight (Friday) from 6 till 6.45pm followed at 7pm till 8 with an Open Circle. Carol Middleton will take the Sunday evening service at 6 till 7.15pm. Refreshments will be served afterwards.


Womenís Fellowship

The guest speaker at last weeks Womenís Fellowship was Edwin Hambleton. The ladies meet every Monday in the Methodist Church Hall at 2pm.


Pop In

The next Pop in club at the Methodist Church Hall will be held on Thursday from 9.15 till 11.15. Everyone is invited to pop in for tea, coffee and biscuits and a chat. Proceeds are towards church funds.


Line Dancing

Line dancing will take place tonight Friday and on Monday in the Methodist Church Hall at 7pm.Entry is £2.50

Brierley Cubs FC
In the Millennium Sunday league cup semi final, Brierley Cubs Under 10s lost 1-0 away to Dorothy Hymanís. Brierley were the strongest team throughout the match but Hymanís scored a brilliant goal in the last minute to secure a place in the final.  Brierley will play away to Dearne Dragons this Saturday instead of Sunday.


St Paulís Church 

The Electoral Role for the church opened this week. The Church of England revises the electoral role in all its parishes every 7 years. There will be a 3pm mass today Friday. The Sunday Mass with hymns will be at 9.30am. There will also be a mass on Monday at 10am. On Ash Wednesday there will be mass with imposition of ashes at 10am. Father Peter Needham will conduct the services. During Lent, house group meetings will take place on a Monday evening between 7 and 8pm. The first will be on the 26 February at 30 Monument Drive Brierley. Marriage or Baptism enquires to be made to Father Peter Needham at St Lukeís Church Grimethorpe on Friday between 6.30 and 7.15pm.


Friends of St Paulís

Anyone who is interested in helping to secure the future of St Paulís are asked to complete an application form and either take it to the next meeting of the friends which will take place at St Paulís on Wednesday 28 February at 8pm when the officers for the group chairman, treasurer and secretary, will be elected, or you may take the form along or post it to the vicarage at High Street, Grimethorpe, Barnsley S72 7AJ. Copies of the form are obtainable from St Paulís, the vicarage at Grimethorpe.


Drop In

A stop smoking drop in on a one to one basis is available to all residents from Brierley at Grimethorpe clinic on Cemetery Road every Wednesday from 2.30 till 3.30.


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