There will be a Christmas Fair at St Paulís church on
Saturday from 4pm till 6pm. Some of the attractions will
include a Santa's grotto, Christmas stalls, cake
stall, mulled wine, tea coffee and
music by Grimethorpe & District Brass band. On Sunday at
7.30pm there will be a Christmas concert by the
pupils from Brierley School. Tickets are £4. On
22 December if the weather is fine, members will be joined
by the school choir going round the village singing
will present the pantomime Aladdin at the Lifestyle
community centre on Sunday at 4pm.
Edwin Hambleton will take the Sunday morning carol service
at 10.15am while Mrs C Halliday will take the evening carol
service at 6. The welcoming steward will be Norma and
Charlie will provide this weeks flowers. The majorettes will
meet on Thursday and Friday at 4.30pm and there is a karate
class on Monday at 7pm.
flower list for next year is in the porch. Anyone who would
like to give flowers is asked to add their name.
meeting takes place on a Monday at 2pm at the Methodist
Church. Last week the speaker was Jean. The ladies will hold
a raffle for a food hamper at their next meeting. Tickets
are available now.
Children of Brierley
will be able to visit Father Christmas in his Grotto at the
post office on Saturday between 10am and twelve noon
and receive a small gift from Debbie and a free
photograph taken with Santa courtesy of Brierley and its
people in photographs. A £1 voluntary donation to charity
would be kindly accepted and which will be presented to
Terry Haynes from the Grimethorpe Ambulance Association
towards their Christmas party for young adults with special
needs from Brierley, Shafton and Grimethorpe.
Three Horse Shoes
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 Sunday
Mick and Pals won the quiz and Les and chums came second.
Shy Talk won the conundrum. The head to head was won and
will be for £20 next week. Tony Salt won the quiz on
Thursday while Wendy and Co won the nearest too question. G
Fab won a bottle of wine. The Thursday quiz will take a
break after 18 December until 15 January 2009. The quiz on
Sunday 28 December will include spot prizes and also a fancy
There will be an
extra Pop in morning before the Christmas holidays which
will take place on Thursday 18 December from 9.15am till 11
at the Methodist church hall. Everyone is invited to pop in
for tea, coffee, biscuits and a chat.
Brierley Cubs FC
In the Sunday
Millennium League quarter final trophy, the under 11s beat
Dale Juniors at home 6-2. Scorers for Brierley were Ryan
Haywood and Tyler Leese who both scored twice, Callum Shaw
and Michael Shaw who was also the managersí man of the
match. The team will play away on Sunday to Darfield
Dynamosí with the kick of time to be arranged.