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From Brierley and the surrounding area

4 February 2009

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Fire at Brierley Hall

A fire started at the boarded up Brierley Hall grade 2 listed building on Tuesday morning. The fire started around 7.30am and is thought to have been contained to one room. Original wood panelling had been stolen from the room before the fire started. Church Street was closed off until well into the evening while fire crews made the building safe. The hall and surrounding land is for sale by auction this month when it is expected to be sold for property development.

 

Photograph Richard Watson

 

Birthday celebration

Friends and family of Eva Draper celebrate her 100th birthday, See stories

 

Pie and peas supper

There will be a pie and pea supper in Grange House on Tuesday 24 February starting at 5pm. The event is being organised by the warden Lind Milburn in aid of the residents and friends outing fund. Tickets are £3 and will include tea or coffee followed by a sweet.

 

Methodist Church

The Sunday service at 10.15am will be taken by Deacon Janet Thomas. The welcoming steward will be Norma. Charlie will provide the flowers. Mr Edwin Hambleton will lead the evening at 6pm. There will be a karate class on Monday at 7pm and on Thursday and Friday the majorettes will meet at 4.30pm.

 

Pool

In the Smithies Wednesday night pool league, the village club lost 6-1 at home to the Mount Osborne from Barnsley with Andrew Westwood winning for Brierley. Next week the team will play at home to Honeywell.

 

Pop In

The next meeting of the Pop in club that is held at the Methodist church Hall will be on Thursday from 9.15am till 11am. Everyone is invited to pop in for tea, coffee, biscuits and a chat. Proceeds will be towards Church funds.

 

Boys Brigade

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.

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 Thursday Joanne and Rob won the quiz while Two Tees won a bottle of wine. The nearest too question was won by Jim.

                                    

Womenís Fellowship

The Womenís Fellowship meets at the Methodist Church on Mondays at 2pm.

 

Brierley Cubs FC

In the Sunday Millennium league the under 11s played at Worsbrough where they will meet Darfield Dynamosí in the semi-final of the league cup and won 1-0. Michael Shaw scored for Brierley and Liam Snowball was man of the match. They will now play Wincobank Juniors in the final. This Sunday they will play at home to Ardsley Athletico with an 11am kick of.

 

Spiritualist Church

Tonight at 6 there will be Healing in the Sanctuary followed at 7 with a demonstration of mediumship that will be taken by Anne Sharpe from Pontefract. On Sunday there will be a demonstration of mediumship at 6pm that will be taken by Jackie Jennings from South Kirkby. Other demonstrators for February are Margaret Pearson from Bolton on Dearne, Norrie Milnes from Rotherham and Rae Hurley from Wakefield. Refreshments will be served after each service.

 

Village club

There is a quiz night every Monday starting at 9pm.

 

 

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