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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, Balmoral Community Centre, Sandringham Crescent, off Valley Road: Meet for talks, demonstrations, lunches, tea, coffee, bingo and raffle. Mondays 1-3pm.

BASSETLAW Amputee Group: Meets every second Tuesday of the month, 10am at The Crossing Church, Worksop. Provides free impartial advice and support to amputees, their carers, friends and family.

BCVS: Dukeries Centre, Park Street, Tel. 01909 476118, email ict@bcvs.org.uk or visit www.bcvs.org.uk. The following courses are available in July: Thursday 21st, Running Successful Fundraising Events, 10am-12.30pm.

BOWLING Club, Newgate Street: Crown and flat green bowling at a convenient venue and with parking. Friday morning flat green bowls session open to non-members. Dominoes and whist drives are held every second Monday. Call 01909 472250 and leave your name and telephone number.

BRIDGE Club, Worksop Cricket Club: 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. 22nd July, 10.30am Priory School leavers’ service 12noon Mass in the Gatehouse, and charity soup lunch. 24th, 8am Mass; 9.30am Parish Mass with Creche and Sunday School; 6pm Evening Prayer and Benediction. 27th, 9.30am Mass followed by coffee and chat.

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.

THE CROSSING Church and Centre: Saturday 23rd July, Bach to Broadway Concert, 7.30pm.

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. Bring a friend if you wish. 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 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. We are always looking to make new players welcome and experience is not necessary as we provide free tuition and loan of instrument. We are particularly looking for trombone or bass players. 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. The rescue centre is expanding to Lambley in Nottingham and has opened a Farm Park and Falconry Centre. Volunteers are always needed. Tel. 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 to take part.

BAWTRY

BOTANICAL Art Group: Meet in The New Hall, Bawtry on Wednesday mornings from 9.30am-12.30pm. We are a mixed group of abilities and although there is no formal tuition we enjoy sharing our knowledge and expertise. If you would like to join us please contact the Secretary Sue Woffinden on: 01909 731020.

WHIST Drive, New Hall, Station Road: Thursday’s 7.15pm.

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.

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.

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.

CLOWNE

CLOWNE Countryside Access Group (a sub group of Clowne Community Association). Visit our website for information on activities and meeting dates - clowne-countryside-access-group.org.uk.

Roadrunners: The Northumberland Coastal Run is one of the club members’ favourite races, the course takes the runners from Beadnel Harbour down the coast to Alnmouth 14 miles away. 1,200 runners took part this year and club member Lewis Banton finished 11th. Other runners who ran were Graham Shawcroft, Neil Inns, Gillian Carter, Barrie Williams, John Proffitt, Ade and Angela Kirkham.

CRESWELL

ST MARY Magdalene Parish Church: 10.45 Holy Communion, readers D. and M. Froggatt, sidespersons P. Lomax, H. Gibson and E. Pattison, elements B. Longbottom, H. Gibson and J. Wells, chalice M. Sturton, Server L. Marsh and organ W. Brown, celebrant/preacher Rev A. Pike. Elmton, 6pm, Holy Communion, reader L. Bennett, Sidesperson D. Broomhead and organ S. Broomhead, celebrant/preacher Rev A. Pike.