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WORKSOP

APOSTOLIC Church of Followship (ACF): invite you to our services on Sundays 10.30am-1pm and 6-8.30pm at The Priory, The Old Abbey School, Priorswell Road, Worksop. Contact: 01909 472524 or email info@acfworksop.com or visit our website at www.acfworksop.com. Everyone is welcome to join us in our lively gospel praise and worship sessions and Sunday study forum to learn more about the bible.

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.

FAMILY History (Self Help Group): Fortnightly at Worksop Library, 4-6pm, the second and last Thursday of each month. All welcome. Tel. 01909 535353.

ODDFELLOWS, Cricket Club: First Tuesday of every month 7.30pm, free admission. New members 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: 01909 477159.

Priory Church: Daily Services and enquires 01909 472180, worksoppriory.co.uk. Church normally open daily 10.30am. 22nd June, 12noon Mass followed by Charity Soup Lunch. 24th, 9.30am Parish Mass with Creche & Sunday School, 6pm Evensong & Benediction. 27th, 9.30am Mass followed by Coffee and chat.

PROBUS Club of Worksop, Worksop Cricket Club: The bowls club continues to meet for friendly competitions on Tuesday and Thursday mornings at North Notts Community Centre.

ROYAL British Legion, Worksop Branch: Are looking for members old and new. Meets at Worksop Bowling Club, last Thursday of month, 7.30pm. We need people to help out at this year’s Poppy Appeal. Tel. 01909 731160 or 0788 158 6198.

RYTON Chorale: Would you like to join a local community choir? Singers of all voices will be made most welcome. Join us for rehearsals in the Holy Family School, Netherton Road, 7.30pm on Mondays in term time. For details: 01777 719928 or 01909 473847.

SAVE The Children, Central Avenue: Are looking for items you no longer need including small items of furniture. All donations will be gratefully received.

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 denise@pears205.plus.com.

ST ANNE’S Church: Newcastle Avenue: 24th June, 3rd Sunday after Trinity, 8am Holy Communion, 10am Family Communion - Light Club, 6pm Evening Service at the old Vicarage Care Home, meet 5.30pm. Daily Prayer: Mon-Fri 9-9.30am, in the Lady Chapel, entry via vestry door.

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. The Monday evening walks have now started. All walks are free, but we regret no dogs. Tel. 01909 488704 or 07599 340551.

THE CROSSING Church and Centre: Tel. 01909 473375 or visit: www.thecrossing.co.uk. Sundays Weekly: Morning Service, 10.15am, Apostolic Church of Fellowship Service 10.30am-1pm and 6-8pm, Quakers 10am (alternate Sundays). Mondays Weekly, Morning Prayers, 10.30-10.45am, Women’s Fellowship Meeting 2.15-3.30pm, Cake Decorating Class, 6.30pm (please ring for details. This is not a beginners class). Tuesdays Weekly, Morning Prayers, 10.30-10.45am, Over 60’s Luncheon Club, 12noon (please ring before Monday 12noon to book place), Keep Fit Class 7.30pm. Wednesdays Weekly, Knit & Natter Group, 10.30am-12.30pm, Morning Prayers, 10.30-10.45am, Baby & Toddlers, 9.30-11am. Thursdays Weekly, Morning Prayers, 10.30-10.45am, weight Watchers, 12.30pm, Yoga 7.15-8.45pm. Fridays Weekly, Morning Prayers, 10.30-10.45am, Baby & Toddlers, 9.30-11am. Saturdays Weekly, Morning Prayers, 10.30-10.45am. Wednesday 27th June, Strawberry Tea Afternoon, 2-4pm.

U3A University Of The Third Age: Thursday 21st June, David Darby will give a talk about ‘It’s Behind You.’ Open to anyone not in full-time employment, St Anne’s Church Hall, Harrington Street, 2-4pm. Contact Bob Fearn on 01909 565944 for more details.

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 Bridge Club: 14th June, 1. P. Halfpenny & T. Ward, 2. M. Pepper & E. Hutton, 3. J. Wilson & D. Marsh. 21st, 1. P. Revill & G. Bailey, =2. J. Haddon & S. Cook, =2. M. Pepper & E. Hutton. 28th, 1. J Hale & L. Jameson, 2. P. Halfpenny & T. Ward, 3. R. Orme & M. Oaks.

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 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 Sea Cadets and Royal Marine Cadets: You are welcome to come and join us at: Worksop Sea Cadets and Royal Marine Cadets, TS Bentinck, 74a Gateford Road, Worksop. Parade Nights: Mondays and Thursdays 6.45-9pm. Telephone 01909 487498.

Worksop Wonders WI: Met on Wednesday 13th June where we celebrated the jubilee. Members were asked if they could bring along for a show and tell session about their memories of the coronation. Lots of memorabilia was on show from newspaper cuttings to ration books! Our Nottinghamshire chair lady Maureen Ashby attended who has very bravely volunteered to do a flight in a glider for charity, not an easy challenge for her been terrified of heights - we all wish her the very best for that in August! The next meeting is 11th July, 7pm at the Crossing in Worksop and the competition will be designing a pennant for our jubilee bunting. New members and visitors always welcome.

KILTON

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, which will be open to the public from 10am-5pm, 7 days a week. Contact Colleen on: 01909 478049 or 0797 039 0725.

MANTON

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 7.30-9pm, 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 held on the 2nd and 4th week of month, 7pm onwards, refreshments available and raffle.

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.

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. Enquiries can be obtained on: 01909 472180.

CLUMBER

ST MARY’S Chapel: 11.30am Mass 1st, 3rd and 5th Sundays. Enquires available on: 01909 472180 or at worksoppriory.co.uk.