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BARLBOROUGH

BARLBOROUGH Heritage and Visitors’ Centre: To honour the brave men of Barlborough heritage Manager Tony Bak is creating a Room of Remembrance which will display information of all the men from Barlborough Parish that fell in The Great War and WWII. This is in addition to our present monthly themed exhibition of Barlborough through the war years and our permanent local history displays. For this special event the Heritage Centre will hold an extra opening on Sunday 13th November 11am until 12.30pm. Come and put faces to the names on the war memorial. See a local war memorial that was never erected and much more. You can find us in The Old School House, 1Ward Lane, Barlborough,Chesterfield. S43 3JN. Check out our website wwwbarlboroughrc.btck.co.uk

TAI Chi: The Barlborough and District Tai Chi Group members invite you to join them for exercise and good company every week, 12.15-1.45pm in the Village Hall. All welcome. For further information call: 01246 812198.

BAWTRY

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

BLYTH

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

CARLTON

ALZHEIMER’S Society Bassetlaw Branch, The Costhorpe Centre, Northumberland Avenue: Offers support, advice and information. Memories Social Club, Monday-Thurs 1-3.30pm, activities, trips out and socialising with people in a similar situation, open to all. Contact Sue Brewin: 01909 730886.

BOOTS and Bolos Line Dancing Classes: Every Wednesday at Carlton Village Hall, also social dances once a month. Social dances every other month at Oldcotes Village Hall. Ring Dave for details: 077808 931534.

DUKE of Edinburgh, Inter Club Youth Club: Thursdays, 6.30-9pm.

GATEWAY Community Centre: A1 Housing Surgery: Tuesdays, 2.15-3.45pm. Youth Club: Saturdays 4-6pm for ages 11-16 years. Worksop and District Credit Union: Tuesdays, 2-3.30pm.

METHODIST Schoolroom: Boy’s Brigade: Tuesdays 6-7pm. Brownies: Wednesdays, 6-7.15pm. Carlton Guides, 1st and 2nd: Thursdays, 7-8.30pm. Rainbow Guides: Thursdays, 5-6pm, for girls aged between 5-7 years.

TOY Sale and Coffee Morning: Will be held by the Boys’ Brigade in Carlton Methodist School room, High Road on Saturday 12th November from 10am-12noon. Proceeds to Boys’ Brigade Funds.

Whist Drive: There will be a Whist Drive in the Parish Centre on Church Lane on Wednesday, November 16th at 7.15pm. Entry is £1.50 and any whist player is welcome.

WORKSOP and District Live at Home Scheme, Ann Daniels Centre, 64 Dadley Road: Mondays, Over 60s Lunch Club and Games Afternoon, 12noon-3pm. Tuesdays, Over 60s Lunch Club, 12noon-1.30pm. Wednesdays, (Rayton Spur Community Centre) Over 60s Lunch Club and Activities, 12noon-2.30pm. Thursdays, Over 60s Coffee Morning and Bingo, 10.30am-12.30pm. Telephone for details: 01909 732488.

YOUNG Parent’s Group, Kingston Junior School, Long Lane: Mondays, 1-3pm.

CLOWNE

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

CLOWNE Wildlife Group: For further information on group activities contact Jim Russell on: 01246 812 724.

CRESWELL

ROYAL British Legion, Old Comrades Social Club, Dover Street: Held every two months, 10.30am. You don’t have to be ex-services to join, everyone is welcome.

ST LAWRENCES’ Church: Sunday 6th November: 8am Said Eucharist Service taken by Rev A. Pike; 9am Sung Eucharist Service taken by Rev A. Pike, organist W. Brown, server K. Womble, reader M. A. Gladman, intercessor N. Trott, Elements to altar A. Galpin and J. Lamb, assistants at Eucharist J. Handel and R. Taylor, sidespersons B. Banks and P. Reynolds.

Sunday 13th, Remembrance Sunday; 9am Sung Eucharist and Junior Church. War Memorial at 11am followed by the British Legion Service in Church. Tuesday 15th, Afternoon Tea and Bingo 2.30-4pm. Cost £2.

ST MARY Magdalene Parish Church: 10.45am Holy Communion, readers B. Longbottom and R. Turner, sidesperson P. Lomax, H. Gibson and F. Alcroft, elements P. Cook and K. and P. Orwin, server L. Marsh, intercession Rev J. Palmer, chalice D. Smedley and organ W. Brown. The service was conducted by Rev A. Pike. 6pm, Elmton, Holy Communion, St Peter’s, reader H. Ingram, sidesperson R. Shacklock, organ S. Broomhead and celebrant Rev A. Pike.

STRATA Brass Band from Hoyland, South Yorkshire will give a concert in the Creswell Social Centre on Friday 18th November at 7.30pm. Each year the Village Company hosts a concert to continue the brass band culture and heritage of this former mining locality and Creswell was renowned for the famous Creswell Colliery Band. Elmton with Creswell Parish Council are supporting the band concert by providing the Social Centre as the venue. Tickets for the concert can be obtained on the night or by contacting Limestone House on: 01909 724061.

A collection will take place during the evening for Children in Need.

WOOD Avenue Club: Queens Court, Tuesdays 6.45pm for bingo and raffle. New members always welcome.

HARWORTH

ST PATRICK’S RC Church: Sunday services, 10.30am, Mass.

LANGOLD

WAXATHON: Friday 18th November at The Legion (formerly Jays) to raise funds for the families of Kevin Fagan and Danny Smith for Christmas. Members of the audience will be invited to come onto the stage and rip a strip off for a further donation. Starts 7.30pm, free admission. Come along and support a good cause. All welcome.

OLDCOTES

VILLAGE Hall: Art Class: Wednesdays 9.30am-12.30pm. Carpet Bowls: Mondays 2-4pm. Thursdays 2.30-4.30pm, Games Evening, alternate Mondays, 7.30-9.30pm. Sequence Dancing: Wednesdays 8-10pm. Toddler Group: Mondays 10am-12noon.

RHODESIA

CARPET Bowls and Luncheon Club, Village Hall: Thursdays, 10-11.30am for over 60s. Once a month members go for lunch after playing, all welcome.

METHODIST Church: Sunday services, 3pm.

SHIREOAKS

LUNCHEON Club, Shireoaks Village Hall: Thursdays 11.30am-1.30pm. New members welcome. Contact Jean on 01909 483586.

OVER 60s, Village Hall: Result for Thursday 3rd November: raffle donated by the club, won by D. Hall and B. Latham. Dominoes won by J. Stocks, booby prize D. Hall. Bingo winners B. Chambers, G. Pell, J. Fox, J. Stocks and I. Bayliss. Every other Thursday, 1.30-4.30pm for dominoes and bingo.

WELBECK

WELBECK Sailing Club: The club meets on Sundays, April-November, and is now looking for new members. The middle race series starts soon! Please visit our website for more information www.welbecksailingclub.org.uk or contact Eric on: 01909 730608.

WHITWELL

ST LAWRENCE’S Church: Sunday 6th November, 8am Said Eucharist Service taken by Rev A. Pike, 9am Sung Eucharist Service taken by Rev A. Pike, organist W. Brown, server K. Womble, reader M. A. Gladman, intercessor N. Trott, Elements to Altar A. Galpin and J. Lamb, assistants at Eucharist J. Handel and R. Taylor, sidespersons B. Banks and P. Reynolds. Sunday 13th, Remembrance Sunday, 9am Sung Eucharist and Junior Church. War Memorial at 11am followed by the British Legion Service in Church. Tuesday 15th, Afternoon Tea and Bingo 2.30-4pm. Cost £2.

WHITWELL Community Centre, The Square: Saturday 12th November, Coffee morning 9.30-11am in aid of Whitwell Park Nursing Home. Saturday 12th, Phoenix Singers 7.30pm start, entrance £1. Tuesday 15th, Benefits Advice 9am–12noon; Whitwell Junior Players 5.15-7.15pm, 8-14 years. New members welcome; Whitwell Players 7.30-9.30pm. New members welcome, not necessarily for acting. Wednesday 16th, cash Bingo 8pm start.

WHITWELL Local History Group: On 1st November, Mr Malcolm Walpole gave a talk on Texas - the Lone Star State. He found that Texans are totally different to other Americans. Everything is bigger, better and more extravagant, though the people are friendly and warm hearted.

Mr Rodney Cousins will give a talk on Open Air Museums on 18th November.