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From Brierley and the surrounding area

26 March  2009

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Methodist Church

The Sunday service at 10.15am will be taken by Mr R Smith. The welcoming steward will be Norma and Pam & Ray will provide the flowers. There will be a karate class on Monday at 7pm and on Thursday and Friday the majorettes will meet at 4.30pm.



In the Smithies Wednesday night pool league, the team played away to New Lodge A and lost 7-0. The team will play at home to Ashfield WMC next week.


Women’s Institute

The next meeting of the newly formed WI will be on Tuesday 8 April at 1.30 in the Methodist Church Hall. The ladies will then meet once a month but times may vary.


Pop In

The next meeting of the Pop in club that is held at the Methodist church Hall will be this Thursday and then on the 9 April 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.


Spiritualist Church

On Friday at 6 there will be Healing in the Sanctuary followed at 7 with an Open circle. A demonstration of mediumship taken by David Pinch from Doncaster will take place on Sunday at 6pm. Refreshments will be served after each service.


Women’s Fellowship

The women’s fellowship meets in the Methodist Church every Monday at 2pm. Last week the ladies enjoyed readings.


Grange House

At the social evening on Friday Belle Dyson won the raffle while Ann Whitehead won on Monday. Jean Crowshaw won on Thursday. Future events organised by the warden Linda Millburn are an Easter tea and bonnet parade plus quiz and bingo on Tuesday 7 April. A day trip to Bakewell in the Peak District on Tuesday 19 May leaving Grange House at 11am, returning at 4pm and calling at the Wetherby Whaler in Durker for a fish and chip supper before leaving for home and arriving back at Grange House approx 8pm. This trip will be adults only. Spare tickets will be available priced at £6. For further details telephone Linda on 01226 711221.


Village club

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


Brierley Cubs FC

In the Sunday Millennium league the under 11s played two matches this week. The first match was away to Worsborough Common where they won 6-0. Scorers for Brierley were Ryan Haywood, Michael Shaw, Liam Snowball, Jess Taylor and Kam-Kam Boadu who scored twice. The manager gave the man of the match to the whole team. In their second game, the lads played Dearne and District at home and won 4-2 with Michael Shaw scoring twice. The other scorers for Brierley were Kyle Dolton and Ryan Haywood. The man of the match was Nathan Scott. On Sunday they will play Ardsley Athletico at home kicking of at 11am.


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 the Deadheads won the quiz and Two members down won the nearest too question. John Armitage won the bottle of wine. Sharks table won the quiz on Sunday while S Talk cane second. Marc Cutts won the conundrum. The Head to head was not won and will be for £45 next week.


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