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From Brierley and the surrounding area

 14 August 2009

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In the Smithies Wednesday night pool league the village club team played away to Carlton Village club and won 4-3. The winning players for Brierley were Bernard Lucas, Steven Whaling, Kenneth Clarke and Mark Woolands.. Next week they will play away to the Wilthorpe Hotel.


Brierley Cubs FC

After competing in various tournaments over the summer, all four teams will no take a break until the start of the new season when they will play in the Sunday Millennium league. The under 11s are seeking new players for their forthcoming season. For further details contact their manager Brian Haywood on 07799 41088.


Multi sports

Brierley Town Council has arranged the following multi sports sessions in Brierley Park during August. All children are welcome to go along and enjoy themselves. The times will be 4pm till 6pm on Wednesday, Friday 21, Tuesday 25 and Wednesday 26.


Boys Brigade

The boys Brigade have now broken up until September when both the Junior Boys and Company Section meetings will take place in the Methodist Church Hall on Wednesday. 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.


Grange House

At the Friday night social evening Elsie Brazier won the raffle while Liz Cooke claimed Monday’s prize. Audrey Marsh won on Thursday.


Village club

There is a quiz night every Monday starting at 9pm. The winner last week was Volvo Phil after a tie break.


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 Dave, Hannah and Sam won the quiz while the Dead Heads came second. There was no conundrum or head to head this week. On Thursday Happy Hackers won the quiz while the Dead Heads won the nearest too question. Julie’s team won the bottle of wine. On Wednesday there will be a charity gourmet night with tickets priced at £24.95. On Bank Holiday Monday, there will be entertainment provided throughout the day starting with Uncle Mark who will entertain the kids from 2pm. A barbeque will also take place and there will be fun and games for all ages.


Methodist Church

The Sunday morning service at 10.15am will be a Sacrament service taken by the Rev G McIntosh. The welcoming steward will be Norma while Margaret Hardwick will provide the flowers. There is a karate club on Monday at 7pm and the majorettes meet on Thursday and Friday at 4.30pm. There will be a bible study in the medical centre on Church Street on Thursday at 7pm. On 23 August the morning service will be taken by Mr Keith Lodge and Hilda will provide the flowers. The welcoming steward will be Edwin. On the 30 August there will be a united Sacrament service at 10.30am taken by the Rev S Corney at Grimethorpe.


Spiritualist Church

There will be Healing in the church by approved healers tonight from 6 till 6.45pm followed at 7pm with an open circle. On Sunday at 6pm till 7.15 there will be a demonstration of mediumship taken by Jackie Jennings from South Kirkby. Refreshments will be served after each service. The demonstrators for the rest of August will be Sheila Chalkley from Royston, and Eddie Peace from Bradford. The church will be closed on Sunday 30 August for the bank holiday.


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