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From Brierley and the surrounding area

 24 July 2009

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In the Smithies Wednesday night pool league the village club played at home to the Wharncliffe Arms from Carlton and won 4-3. The winning players for Brierley were Andy Bryan, Steve Hilton, Craig Round and Chas Oldham. Next week they will play at home to Carlton Village club.


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.


Town council

The next meeting of the Town council will take place on Tuesday at 6pm in the Methodist Church Hall.


Grange House

There was no social evening on Thursday. Rita Sayers won the raffle on Friday while Audrey Marsh claimed Monday’s prize. The winners of the raffle on the Southport trip were Ellen Cartwright, Dot Moorhouse and Janet Day. The next trip is on the 14 October to Skipton, leaving Grange House at 11am and returning at approx 4pm calling at the Wetherby Whaler at Durker for a fish and chip supper returning to Grange House at approx 8pm.


 Methodist Church

The Sunday morning service at 10.15am will be taken by Mrs C Sweetman. The welcoming steward will be Edwin while Charlie and family 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.


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 Karan Rainey from South Kirkby. Refreshments will be served after each service.


Pop In

The next meeting of the Pop in club that is held at the Methodist church Hall will be on Thursday 6 August from 9.15am till 11am. Everyone is invited to pop in for tea, coffee, biscuits and a chat. Proceeds will be towards Church funds.


Village club

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


Women’s Institute

The next meeting of the WI will be on Wednesday 12 August in the Methodist Church Hall. The ladies will meet once a month but times and dates may vary.


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 The Four Candles won the quiz while Les Parry came second. The lovely Joe won the conundrum. The Head to Head was not won and will be for £235 next week. On Thursday The Dead Heads won the quiz while Julie won the nearest too question. G Fab won the bottle of wine.


Women’s Fellowship

The women’s fellowship meets in the Methodist Church every Monday at 2pm.


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