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From Brierley and the surrounding area

 18 September 2009

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Town Council

There will be a special meeting of the Town council on Monday at 6pm in the council chambers, Grimethorpe.


Brierley Cubs FC

The under twelve's had a poor start to their new season in the Charles Rice Sunday league with a 6-0 defeat at home to Crofton. They will play away to Altofts on Sunday kicking of at 10.30am.


Methodist Church

The Sunday morning service at 10.15am will be a Harvest Thanksgiving and family and parade service that will be taken by Mrs R Miles and will be led by the Boys Brigade. The welcoming steward will be Jean and Pearl will provide the flowers. Mrs Miles will also take the evening service at 6pm. There is a karate club on Monday and Thursday at 7pm and the majorettes meet on Thursday and Friday at 4.30pm. There will be a Harvest supper and concert on Saturday evening at 7pm. Tickets are £6. The annual church council meeting will take place on Monday 28 September at 1.30pm.


Village club

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


Boys Brigade

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. The Boys Brigade will lead the family and parade service on Sunday at 10.15am.


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. There will be a demonstration of mediumship by David Pinch from Doncaster on Sunday from 6pm till 7.15pm. The demonstrator next week will be Margaret Pearson from Rotherham.



Ladbrokes have donated a VIP box at the world professional darts championship that will be held in December at Alexandra Palace to the annual charity auction that is organised by Chris Sykes. The event has been arranged for Saturday 10 October in Brierley Social club starting at 8pm. This year the proceeds will be for the Grimethorpe St John Ambulance who relies solely on donations. Anyone who would like to donate gifts to the auction can contact Chris on 01226 711255.


Pop In

The next meeting of the Pop in club that is held at the Methodist church Hall will be on Thursday 1 October from 9.15am till 11am. Everyone is invited to pop in for tea, coffee, biscuits and a chat. Proceeds will be towards Church funds


Women’s Fellowship

The women’s fellowship meet in the Methodist Church Hall on Monday’s at 2pm. The speaker last week was Edwin Hambleton.


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 Kirby Flyers won the quiz while Shy T came second. Les Parry won the conundrum. The head to head was won by Terry Winter who clamed £320. It will start again next week at £45. On Thursday, the Dead Heads won the quiz and the nearest too question was won by C & J. The Dead Heads also won the bottle of wine. Tonight’s entertainment will be a karaoke.


Grange House

At the Friday night social evening Rita Ford won the raffle while Adele Haigh claimed Monday’s prize. Nellie Cartwright won on Thursday.


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