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A1 Housing: Free training for A1 Housing tenants including; Intro to IT; Intro to Microsoft Office; Health and Safety. Contact Lindsay Bradshaw on 01909 533226.
ACORN Theatre Presents: Cinderella, Tuesday 4th-Sunday 9th December at the Acorn Theatre, Queen Street, Worksop. All tickets £7 available from Acorn Box Office open Mon/Wed/Fri 12noon-3pm, Sat 10am-12noon or online at www.youngtheatre.com. Tel 01909 501817.
BASSETLAW Stroke Information Service: Is a new service for residents, funded by NHS Bassetlaw and Notts County Council and delivered by Bassetlaw Action Centre. The service provides advice, information and support to stroke survivors, and their families and carers for as long as it is needed. A case worker is available to assist you to access services that you may require to support your return to day-to-day life. If you would like some help, please contact Jayne Bullock at Bassetlaw Action Centre on 01777 709650 or e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
BREATHEASY, Bassetlaw: Meets on 2nd Tuesday of the month at the The Oasis, Longfellow Drive. Various speakers attend offering a wide range of information, advice and support to anyone with a lung condition including carers, relatives and friends. The group also arrange outings and fundraising events. Exercise classes take place at The Arena from 1-2pm every Friday, admission £3 and includes a qualified instructor. New members are always welcome. For further information contact Dennis Tearle: 01909 474990, Brenda Smith: 01909 732357 or Margaret Smith: 01909 540761.
BLUEBELL Wood Children’s Hospice: Urgently require stock and donations of clothes, shoes and bric-a-brac. Any donations would be greatly received at our shop on 76 Bridge Street, Worksop. We are also desperately in need of volunteers, contact Jane Smith on 01909 483200.
CHRIST Church: Sunday services, 9.15am, 11am and 6.30pm. Monday 7.30-9pm MY Club - Youth Club. Wednesday Mums and Toddlers 10-11.30am, Frog Club 5.30-7pm (6-11 year olds). Friday Coffee Morning 9.30-11.15am, Luncheon Club 11.45am. For more details ring: 01909 530127 or visit www.christchurchworksop.co.uk.
DIVORCED, Separated and Widowed Association: Mondays (except Bank Holidays), 8-11pm for dancing and social outings. £1.40 for visitors and £1 for members. For enquiries ring: 01909 487222 for further information.
DUKERIES Decorative And Fine Arts Society: for more information please ring 01777 228918.
FAMILY History (Self Help Group): Fortnightly at Worksop Library, 4-6pm, the second and last Thursday of each month. All welcome. For information contact 01909 535353.
NEW Testament Church of God (Cheapside): Sunday 10am All Age Sunday School, 11am Morning Service also 11am Youth Church, 5pm Evening Service. Wednesday 7.30-9pm Prayer Request Service. For details or to leave a request. Tel. 01909 487940.
NORTH Notts Paranormal Investigators: Meets on the first and third Monday of the month, 7-9pm at The Innings, Prospect, Worksop. For anyone who has an interest in the paranormal and wants to learn more and share their own experiences. You can play an active part in controlled investigations and get help with publishing stories, developing photos and much more. Purchase tickets for events before they go on general sale and benefit from a 10% discount. For further information contact the Paranormal Investigators on: 01909 808082 or email: email@example.com or visit www.nnpi.co.uk.
ODDFELLOWS, Cricket Club: First Tuesday of every month 7.30pm, free admission. New members welcome.
PARKINSON’S UK: The branch meets on the first Tuesday of every month at Worksop Cricket Club, Central Ave where new members are always very welcome.
PILATES: Tuesdays, 6.15-7.30pm, Valley Drama Studio, Valley School. Thursdays, 10.30am-12noon, MS Coffee and Seated Pilates at Eastgate Centre, all levels with a free trial class to start. Tel. Charlotte on 01909 477159.
PROSPECT Pre-School, Kilton Forest Community Centre: Mon-Fri 9am-12noon. Free for 3-5 year olds under nursery education grant and it is hoped places will become available free for children aged two.
ROYAL British Legion, Worksop Branch: Are looking for members old and new. Meets at Worksop Bowling Club, last Thursday of the month, 7.30pm. We need people to help out at this year’s Poppy Appeal. If you can help contact Brian Madden on 01909 731160 or 0788 158 6198.
RYTON Chorale: If you like singing and would like to be in a choir, then come along and see what the Chorale has to offer. Don’t worry if you can’t read music, just find your voice and experience the joy of singing together. You will receive a warm welcome. See the Ryton Chorale website http://www.rytonchorale.org.uk/ or telephone 01777 719928 for more information.
SOROPTOMISTS of the Bassetlaw Area: If you are interested in finding out about a local group of women who socialise and enjoy each others’ company, challenging women’s issues and doing a lot of good work the community, then our group may be for you. Contact Ginny on 01909 476192 or Denise on 01909 731689 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
ST ANNE’S Church: Newcastle Avenue: Thursday 13th December, Luncheon Club Christmas Lunch. Early booking essential as numbers are limited. Tickets £5 each includes lunch, sweet, coffee and mince pies. Includes free raffle and entertainment. To book call Pauline on 475359. Daily Prayer: Mon-Fri 9-9.30am, in the Lady Chapel, entry via vestry door, 8am.
START-RIGHT K9 Centre: Sunday 20th January 2013, showing of the film Rally-O, the new dog sport from America, 1.30-3.30pm at Worksop Library, Memorial Avenue, Worksop. Admission free, refreshments available. Please telephone to book a place - 01909 591442.
STEP2IT Dukeries, Kilton Forest Golf Club: Health/leisure walks every Thursday, 10am. One mile for beginners, three miles and five miles and occasionally seven miles. All walks are free, but we regret no dogs. Tel. 01909 488704 or 07599 340551.
THORNBERRY Animal Sanctuary: Are looking for volunteers (must be over 18) to help with dog walking, sorting jumble and help with fund raising days. Call 01909 564399 (between 11am-3pm except Wednesdays) and ask for Sarah or Judy.
WORKSOP and District Pensioner’s Association: Meets on the second Wednesday of each month in a private room at The Crossing Church and Centre, 2-4pm. Provides entertainment and enjoyment for everyone aged 60 and over. Entertainment includes talks and demonstrations on a variety of subjects, social events, bingo, coach outings, holidays, Christmas Lunch and much more. Bring a friend if you wish. Membership £4 per year and £1.50 per monthly visit including tea and biscuits and a free raffle ticket. Don’t be shy, just turn up, no need to join on your first visit. Contact 01909 481687 or 481620 for more details.
WORKSOP Christian Centre, Vicars Walk: Sunday, All Age Worship 11am-12noon. Thursdays 7.45-9pm Prayer and bible study, Chatterbox ever Monday 1.15-2.45pm and Fridays 9.30-11am, 50p donation. Energise, Thursdays 4.15-5.15pm, ages four to school year three inclusive. Activ8 Tuesdays, 6.30-7.30pm school years 4-7. The Arc, Tuesday 7.30-9pm, school years 8-13. Evergreen, Wednesdays 12.30-2pm, ages 60+, admission is minimum donation of £3 includes home cooked meal. Contact 01909 489521.
WORKSOP and District Stroke Club: First and third Thursdays of each month, 7pm at The Crossing. All stroke victims and their carers are assured of a warm, friendly welcome. During the year a series of slide shows and speakers provide the focal point of meetings. Tel. Lyn Hancock on: 01909 720985.
WORKSOP Miners’ Welfare Band: Rehearsals are on Gateford Road on Mondays for training band 7-7.30pm and Wednesdays for main band 7.30-9pm. For more details visit www.worksopminerswelfareband.org.uk or call Richard Kay on 01909 472284.
OASIS Community Church and Centre, Longfellow Drive: Sunday - 4pm Family Service. Tues - 7.30pm Bible Study. Mon and Fri - Dementia Project 10am. Tues - 10am Toddlers Toybox. Weds - 10am Polish Parents and Toddlers. Thurs - 10am-3pm Face2Face, for over 60’s, coffee, chat, lunch, Resource Group. Fri - 6pm Oasis Kids, children’s club for 5-11yrs. For details, a programme or bookings contact Steve on: 01777 706830/07882797104.
SHO-Shin-Budo Kwai: St Peter’s Church Hall, Pelham Street, Fridays 6.45-8pm for under 10s and 8-9.30pm for over 10s and adults. £3 per session.
ZONE Out Young People’s Centre: Mondays 5.30-7.30pm and Wednesdays 6-8pm at Worksop Library.
HARWORTH Methodist Church, Waterslack Road: Sunday Services, 10.30-11.30am, Sunday School 10-30-11.30am. Tuesday Club, every Tuesday during term time, 6-7pm. Call in and see what is happening at our church for children and young people.
BIRCOTES Leisure Centre: Bums ‘n’ Tums, Wednesday 7-8pm and Thursday 9.30-10.30am. Aqua Aerobics, Monday 7.15-8pm, Tuesday 12.30-1.15pm and Thursday 11-11.45am. Salsacise, Thursday 7.15-8pm. Yoga, Monday 6.15-7.45pm.
CHURCH of St Giles: Sundays Parish Mass 11.30am, 2nd and 4th of the month. Enquiries can be obtained on: 01909 472180.
ST MARY’S Chapel: 11.30am Mass 1st, 3rd and 5th Sundays. Enquires available on: 01909 472180 or at worksoppriory.co.uk.
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