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 21 March 2007









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Methodist Church

The Rev D Orange will take the service on Sunday morning at 10.15am while Mrs O Hall will lead the evening service at 6pm. The welcoming steward for the morning service will be Jean and in the evening it will be Norma. Pam and Ray will provide this weeks flowers.


Spiritualist Church

There will be a healing in the sanctuary on Friday from 6 till 6.45pm followed at 7pm till 8 with an open circle. James McNicholas from Doncaster will take the Sunday evening service at 6 till 7.15pm. Refreshments will be served afterwards.


Boys Brigade

Both the Junior Boys and Company Section meetings 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.
Ladies Recreation

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


Pop In

The next Pop in club at the Methodist Church Hall will be held on Thursday from 9.15 till 11.15 and after that on 19 April . 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 on Friday and on Monday in the Methodist Church Hall at 7pm.Entry is £2.50.


Womenís Fellowship

The Womenís Fellowship meeting takes place every Monday in the Methodist Church Hall at 2pm. Last week the ladies visited the Hemsworth Salvation Army.


Grange House

At the Grange House social evening on Thursday Ann Whitehead won the raffle.


Town Council

The next meeting of Brierley Town Council will be next Wednesday at 7pm in Brierley Hall.


Brierley Cubs FC

In the Millennium league on Saturday the under 7's continued their winning streak against fierce competition from Manton to come out 4-2 winners. Aiden Smith scored one and man of the match and captain Morgan Armit scored three times for Brierley. They will play away on Sunday to Hemsworth kicking off at 10.30am. The under 10s won 2-1 on Saturday away to mapplewell. Both teams played well in difficult weather conditions, and although Brierley dominated most of the game, they were losing 1-0 with three minutes to go when Marty Farrar scored twice to give them victory.

St Paulís Church 

Friday mass will be taken at 3pm. On Saturday there will be a Parish quit day at Horbury leaving Brierley at 9.30am. The Sunday Mass with hymns will be at 9.30am. On Saturday 31 March there will be a Parish Conference at St Paul's led by Revd Michael Rawson, Chaplain to the Bishop of Wakefield starting at 10am till 1pm. All marriage or Baptism enquires to be made to Father Peter at St Lukeís Church Grimethorpe on Friday between 6.30 and 7.15pm.


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. On Thursday Des O won the general knowledge quiz with 15 out of 20 correct. Ailsa Hanson guessed the nearest too question and Pat Dunn won a bottle of wine. Sunday night winners were the Holy corner who won the quiz, Team Strikes who won the head to head and Les Parry who won the conundrum.


Labour Party

There will be a meeting of the Brierley Ward Labour party on Sunday at 10.30am in the social club. Subscriptions for 2007 are now due. For membership contact councillor Alex Vodden on 01226 711081. Last weeks century club draw was won by Betty Ogley with number 25. Next months draw will be for £50.


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