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From Brierley and the surrounding area

22 May 2009

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Spiritualist Church

There will be Healing in the church by approved healers tonight from 6 till 6.45pm followed at 7 with an Open circle. Refreshments will be served afterwards. The church will be closed on Sunday. The demonstrator for 31 May will be David Williams from Derbyshire.


Brierley Cubs FC

On 6 June, all three teams will play in a tournament at Dale Juniors FCs ground.


Village club

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


Grange House

The winner of the social evening raffle on Monday was Adele Haigh while Rita Sayers won on Thursday and Friday. All tickets for the trip to Bakewell on 2 June have now been sold.


Womenís Fellowship

The womenís fellowship meets in the Methodist Church every Monday at 2pm. Last week the ladies held their Annual general meeting.


Methodist Church

The Sunday morning Sacrament service at 10.15am will be taken by the Rev G Gittner. The welcoming steward will be Norma while Lee and Magdi 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. Forthcoming events include Saturday 27 June, Talent showcase for young musicians, volunteers required. On Saturday 11 July the Church will hold its annual Garden party that will be opened by Mr and Mrs Wayne Ashton from Shafton.



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Town Council

The Annual General meeting of Brierley Town council will take place at the Methodist Church Hall on Tuesday at 6.45pm followed at 7.15 by the normal meeting.                                                                                    


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.



In the Smithies Wednesday night pool league the village club team played away to the Bridge Inn from Monk Bretton and lost 6-1. The winning player for Brierley was Bernard Lucas senior. Next week they will play at home to the Travellers.


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. The winners of the quiz on Sunday were Sharks Table who also won the conundrum. The Head to Head was not won and will be for £100 next week. On Thursday Ericís team won the quiz and the Slack Six won the nearest too question. Jerk and Skint won a bottle of wine.


Womenís Institute

The next meeting of the WI will be on Wednesday 8 June in the Methodist Church Hall. The ladies will meet once a month but times and dates vary.


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.