Welcome to the Brierley Village Web site

Pronounced as "bry"-"early"

Introducing the work of Brierley and its people in photographs (Baipip)

Brierley is a small village near Barnsley in South Yorkshire England

This web site is kindly hosted by me-too. net and is intended for your enjoyment. However if you find any article offensive please email and it will be removed at once

Please email your comments on this web site and any requests to Gary (see email link below)

Introduction to this website

View the statistics for this website

Your contribution

 Local links

Old newspaper cuttings

Search the Brierley Village website

Email this website

Local news stories

Home page
Ask Richard
Facts about Brierley
Photographs on line
Index to the Baipip photograph archives
Your Email
People Search
Where R U Now
Local Services
Local Organisations
Local History Archives



Also see 

Old newspaper cuttings


From Brierley

 8 March 2007









Back to



Email your news and I'll write the story and take the photograph if required. Also you're welcome to place details of any celebration, congratulations etc for appearance on the news page


Boys Brigade

At the Yorkshire County Battalion competitions, which were held at Starbeck, Harrogate last weekend, the junior Boys Brigade team of Cameron Lee, Kallam Sollitt, Connor Brennan and Connor Griffith won the General knowledge shield and also gained a 100% score to carry of the bible quiz championship. The same four boys along with Kyle Molics and Tyler Beckett also took part in the figure marching competition. 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.


Children’s Centre

A new family support worker Kath Beecham has started at the Milefield Children’s centre that caters for children from nought to five. The centre welcomes children from the Brierley, Grimethorpe and Shafton areas. You can contact Kath on 01226 715127.


Methodist Church

Students from Capernwray will take the Sunday morning service at 10.15am. The evening service at 6pm will be at Cudworth. The welcoming steward for the morning service will be Pearl. John and Hilary will provide this weeks flowers.


Ladies Recreation

A ladies recreation evening takes place in the Methodist Church Hall every Tuesday night starting at 7.30. Last week the ladies enjoyed a Beetle drive.


Pop In

The next Pop in club at the Methodist Church Hall will be held next 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.


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. The Head to head will be a rollover for £110 next week. On Thursday, Les Parry won the general knowledge quiz with 20 out of 20 correct. GFAB guessed the nearest too question and Mick Pointon won a bottle of wine.


Line Dancing

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


Women’s Fellowship

The Women’s Fellowship meeting takes place every Monday in the Methodist Church Hall at 2pm. Last week the ladies attended a rally at Cudworth and on Wednesday the Capernwray Students were guests.


Brierley Cubs FC

In the Millennium Sunday league, Brierley Cubs under 9s gave an excellent performance to beat Ward Green 2-1.  Brierley’s man of the match was Jack Mansell. Kyle Dolton scored for Brierley and Ward Green scored an own goal. They will play away next Sunday at Worsborough Common time to be arranged.


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. There will be a clairvoyance service at 6 till 7.15pm on Sunday. Refreshments will be served afterwards.


Grange House

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


Wood Carving

There are still places left for the wood carving course that takes place in Brierley on a Tuesday evening from 7 till 9pm. Contact John Nyland at the Grimethorpe Partnership on 01226 718283 for further details.


St Paul’s Church 

On Friday mass will be taken at 3pm. On Saturday there will be Stations of the Cross at 11am.The Sunday Mass with hymns will be at 9.30am. There will also be a mass on Monday at 10am and a Lenton study house group at 30 Bretton Close. Father Peter Needham will conduct the services. Marriage or Baptism enquires to be made to Father Peter at St Luke’s Church Grimethorpe on Friday between 6.30 and 7.15pm. On Saturday 31March 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.


Back to LOCAL NEWS STORIES index page