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WORKSOP

ARMY Cadet Force: Tuesdays and Thursdays, 7-9pm at Cadet Centre, Park Street. Open to anyone between the ages of 12-18.

BALMORAL Tenants and Residents Association: Strawberry Fayre, Saturday 9th July, 1-4pm at the Balmoral Community Centre, Sandringham Crescent, off Valley Road. Many events, activities and stalls including bric-a-brac, plants and jewellery as well as Punch and Judy and face painting and much, much more. Tea, coffee, strawberries and cream with everything. To be opened by Bassetlaw District Council Chairman Councillor David Challinor. Supporting Breace Cancer Care and other local charities.

BASSETLAW Amputee Group: Meets every second Tuesday of the month, 10am at The Crossing Church, Worksop.

BRIDGE Club, Worksop Cricket Club: Results for June are: 6th - 1st T. Ward and P. Halfpenney, 2nd L. Jamieson and J. Hale, 3rd G. Bailey and S. Atkins. 13th - 1st M. Simpson and B. Mundy, 2nd J. Denston and A. Rowland, 3rd E. and J. Hutton. 20th - 1st J. Salmon and J. Gaskin, 2nd T. Hunt and M. Oaks, 3rd S. Cook and J. Haddon. 27th - 1st J. Hutton and R. Orme, 2nd D. Marsh and J. Wilson, 3rd T. Ward and P. Halfpenney. Mondays (except bank holidays unless stated otherwise), 7-10.30pm. Bar available. £5 membership fee followed by £1 per week. Contact the secretary Monica Pepper on: 01909 472777.

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, Stanley Street Social Club: Mondays (except bank holidays), 8-11pm for dancing, parties and social outings. £1.40 for visitors and £1 for members. For enquiries ring: 01909 487222.

DUKERIES Decorative And Fine Arts Society: For more information contact 01909 591471.

FAMILY History Group (Self-Help), Worksop Library, (local studies area - first floor), Memorial Avenue: Free guidance on how to trace your family tree using the new library facilities (computer and parish records). Second and last Thursday of the month, 5-7pm. Admission free.

FLOWER Arranging Classes: Last Wednesday of the month at the Crossing, 7.30pm. If interested please ring 01909 730781.

MS Society, Worksop and District, St Anne’s Hall: Second and fourth Monday of every month, 7.30pm. We invite all MS sufferers and their families including newly diagnosed to come along and join us.

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 for a prayer telephone 01909 487940.

ODDFELLOWS, Cricket Club: First Tuesday of every month 7.30pm, free admission. New members welcome.

PRIORY Church: Daily Services and enquires: 01909 472180, worksoppriory.co.uk. 8th July, 12noon Mass in the Gatehouse and charity soup lunch; 10am Fundraising Coffee Morning at the Higgins’. 10th, 8am Mass; 9.30am Parish Mass with Creche and Sunday School; 6pm Evening Prayer and Benediction. 13th, 9.30am Mass followed by coffee and chat. 17th, 4pm Churches Together Songs on Praise.

ROYAL British Legion, Worksop branch: Are on the look out for members old and new. We meet at the Worksop Bowling Club on the last Thursday in every month, 7.30pm. We also need people to help out on this year’s Poppy Appeal, so if you think you are able to help even for a few hours, contact Brian Madden on either 01909 731160 or 0788 158 6198.

ST ANNE’S Baby And Toddler Playgroup: Tuesdays 9.30-11.15am. Term time only.

ST ANNE’S Church, Newcastle Avenue: Saturday 9th July, St Anne’s Church and School present St Anne’s Summer Fair, 12noon-3pm in the grounds of the church with a school football tournament on the school field. Lots of stalls including the return of the stocks, refreshments and bacon butties. Raising funds for St Anne’s Church and FOSAS. Services: 8am Holy Communion; 10am Family Communion; 1st Sunday in the month 8am Holy Communion; 10am Family Service. Daily Prayer every weekday 9-9.30am in the Lady Chapel, entry via Vestry door.

ST JOHN’S Ambulance: Coffee Evening on Wednesday 20th July at Central Avenue HQ, 6.45pm. Includes Bring and Buy, raffle and CD sale. All proceeds to support the work in Worksop and district. Come along and give your support.

THE CROSSING Church and Centre: Saturday 9th July, RNCM Piano and Violin Duo, Michael Davies and Sophie Cameron concert, 7.30pm. Saturday 16th - Monday 18th July, The Crossing Flower Festival, open 10am-4pm Saturday 16th, 2-4pm Sunday 17th and 9am-2pm Monday 18th.

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. Membership £3 per year and £1.50 per visit including tea and biscuits and a raffle ticket. Contact Pat Barran on: 07923018196 or Des Bishell on: 01909 481687.

WORKSOP and District Stroke Club: Meets 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, speakers, bands and choirs provide the focal point of meetings and there is a regular update of stroke-related news. For further information contact Mrs Lyn Hancock on: 01909 720985.

WOMEN’S Institute: The next meeting will be on 7th July at the Cricket Club, Central Avenue, Worksop when Sheila Dyson will be talking about a Flight to Australia. Visitors and new members always welcome, for enquiries please ring 01909 483215.

WORKSOP Archaeological and Local Historical Society: Sunday 24th July, visit to The Smithy Museum at Owston Ferry, 2pm, and afterwards at West Butterwick for light refreshments with Malcom Dolby (members only).

WORKSOP Leisure Centre: Aquanatal, Friday 11.45am-12.30pm., designed for pregnant women in their second and third trimesters. Belly Dancing, Fridays 7-8.30pm. Boot Camp, Thursdays 6.45-7.30pm. Tai Chi, Wednesdays 11.30am-12.30pm. Early Morning Swim, Monday-Friday 7-8.30am and Sunday 7-9am. Parent and Child Lessons, Monday 7-8pm, Tuesday 12.15-1.30pm, Thursday 12.15-1.30pm and 7-8pm, Friday 11.45am-1.30pm and 7-8pm Sunday 9am-12pm.

WORKSOP Miners Welfare Band: We run rehearsals at the Miners Welfare on Gateford Road on Mondays for the training band 7-7.30pm, and Wednesdays for the main band 7.30-9pm. For more details see our website www.worksopminerswelfareband.org.uk or call the band secretary Richard Kay on 01909 472284.

KILTON

NEW Life Church (AOG), Plantation Hill: Sunday 4pm Family Service. Thursday 7.30pm Prayer Meeting. Friday 6.30pm Treasure Kids.

KILTON Pet and Raptor Rescue, Plantation Hill: Open throughout the year for anyone interested in homing unwanted animals or for fostering. For more information contact Colleen on: 01909 478049 or 0797 039 0725.

MANTON

SHO-Shin-Budo Kwai: St Paul’s Church Hall, Pelham Street, Fridays, 6.45-8pm, for under 10 years old and 8-9.30pm for over 10’s and adults. £3 per session.

ST PAUL’S Church: Sunday 9.30am Divine Liturgy. First Monday of the month (except Bank Holidays), Coffee Morning 10am-12noon, chat, bingo, games, etc., open to all ages. Every Monday bingo (term time only) doors open 7pm bingo starts at 7.30pm and finishes at 9pm, free entry, refreshments available for a small charge. Line Dancing every Tuesday from 7pm at Manton Parish Hall, everyone welcome. Every Thursday (term time only) Girl’s Club (7 years +), 4.30-6pm, crafts, reading, drama and a variety of activities. Sequence Dancing at Manton Parish Hall will be held on the 2nd and 4th week of every month, 7pm onwards, refreshments available and raffle.

WORKSOP Town Lindrickaires Marching Band: Practices take place every Sunday, 3-4.30pm at Shrewsbury Road Community Centre. New members always welcome, no age limit required, just call in at the centre on Sunday.

BLYTH

MEMORIAL Hall: Handbell Ringers: Tuesdays, 7.30pm in the upstairs room. Mums and Toddlers: Thursdays, 9.30-11.15am (in term time). Pilates: Thursdays, 6.15-7.15pm, All levels, with a free trial class to start. Tel. Charlotte on: 01909 477159. Pre-school: Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays 9-11.30am and 12.45-3pm.

UK KICK Boxing: Mondays, 6pm. For more information contact 01623 468155.

BIRCOTES

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.

CARBURTON

CHURCH of St Giles: Sundays Parish Mass 11.30am, 2nd and 4th of the month. F or further enquiries: 01909 472180.