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From Brierley and the surrounding area

2 January 2009

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Spiritualist Church

The church will reopen on Sunday with a demonstration of mediumship at 6pm that will be taken by Diane Gardner from Brierley. Refreshments will be served afterwards. Mediums for the rest of January are Trevor and Wendy Jones from Wakefield, Leigh and Stephen Bacon from Barnsley and Catherine Mitchell from Barnsley.


Village club

There is a quiz night every Monday starting at 9pm. The winner last week was John Clarke.


Boys Brigade

The boys have now broken up for Christmas and will return on Wednesday 7 January when both the Junior Boys and Company Section meetings will take place 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.


Women’s Fellowship

The next meeting of the Women’s Fellowship will take place on Monday 12 January at 2pm when Mr Edwin Hambleton will be the speaker.


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 Sharks table won the quiz while Pete won the conundrum. The head to head was not won and will be for £50 next week. The Thursday quiz will take a break until 15 January 2009.


Methodist Church

The Sunday service at 10am will be taken by Mr Edwin Hambleton and will be a family parade service. The welcoming steward will be Pearl. Gary will provide the flowers. Mr J Foster will take the evening service at 6pm.


Brierley Cubs FC

The next match in the Sunday Millennium league for the under 11s will be at home to Wincobanck on Sunday. Kick off time to be arranged.


Pop In

The next pop in meeting will be on Thursday 15 January from 9.15am till 11am at the Methodist church hall. Everyone is invited to pop in for tea, coffee, biscuits and a chat.

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