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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. You can contact us on: 01909 472524 or email us at 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.

ARTISTS Of Worksop: Members of the society meet every Wednesday 9am-12noon for practical work and general help and discussion. Contact Anne 01909 488704 or email www.worksopsocietyofartists.co.uk.

BASSETLAW NCT: Bumps Babies and Busy Bee’s Music Group at Balmoral Library, Sandringham Crescent (just off Valley Rd), Worksop, every Monday except Bank Holidays, 9.30am-11.30am. Songs, snacks and crafts, £1.50 donation per family plus 50p for 2nd and subsequent children. Everyone welcome, you don’t need to be a member to come. Small Talk Playgroup - Kilton Sure Start Centre, Longfellow Drive, Worksop. 9.15-11.15 every Tuesday. Nice quiet playgroup with a baby area and toys for older ones and a secure outdoor area. 50p donation for snacks.

BASSETLAW Stroke Information Service: Provides advice, information and support to stroke survivors, and their families and carers for as long as it is needed. Contact Jayne Bullock on 01777 709650 or e-mail: jbullock@bassetlawactioncentre.org.uk

BALMORAL Tenants and Residents Association, Balmoral Community Centre, Sandringham Crescent: Meet for talks, demonstrations, lunches, tea, coffee and bingo. 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 and their carers.

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.

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.

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.

DUKERIES Decorative And Fine Arts Society: for more information please ring 01777 228918.

FLOWER Arranging Classes: Last Wednesday of the month at The Crossing, 7.30pm. Tel. 01909 730781.

MOBILE Youth Project: Wednesday’s 5-7pm at Celtic Point.

National Trust North Notts Association: First meeting of new Winter Programme at the Crossing, Newcastle St, Worksop on Wednesday 17th Oct at 7.30pm. John Taylor will talk on the Nine Dukes of Portland. Coffee served from 7pm. All monies raised for National Trust projects. Trust Members and Volunteers welcome.

PRIORY Church: Daily Services and enquires 01909 472180, worksoppriory.co.uk. Church normally open daily 10-30am-12.30pm.

PARKINSON’S UK: The Autumn outing (combined with the Cardiac Support Group members ) to Whitby via the North York Moors railway, was a huge success and enjoyed by everyone. The October meeting was well attended and members enjoyed a presentation by the Fire and Rescue Service (arriving in a fire engine ). The next meeting will be on Tuesday 6th November at 2pm Worksop Cricket Club, Central Avenue when County Enterprise Foods will demonstrate the service they provide. Names will be taken at this meeting for the Christmas party on December 4th at The Station Hotel. For further information, call Chris 01909 730629

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.

PROBUS Club of Worksop, Worksop Cricket Club: Friday 12th October, Golden Age Music and Variety by John Wallis, 10am for 10.30am.

SALVATION Army, Newcastle Avenue: Monday 9.45-11.45am Parents and Toddlers, 12.30pm Prayer Meeting, 1.45pm Ladies Meeting, 5.30pm Rainbows, 6.15pm Brownies, 7.30pm Guides. Wednesday 10am Coffee Morning, 12noon Soup and Roll Lunch, 12.45pm Wednesday Fellowship all welcome. Thursday 7pm Bible Study. Friday 11am Bible Study, 6.30pm Youth Club. Saturday 10am Coffee Morning. Sunday 10am Morning Worship, 3.30pm Kids Alive (Sunday School), 5pm Evening Meeting.

ST ANNE’S Church: Newcastle Avenue: 14th October, 18th Sunday after Trinity, 8am Holy Communion (BCP), 10am Family Communion Light Club, 6.30pm Choral Evensong to commemorate 350 years of The Book of Common Prayer 1662. 16th October, Shireoaks Lunch. Bookings via Shireoaks Inn or 01909 472118.

THE CROSSING Church and Centre: Thursday 11th October, Blood donors, 12.15-3pm and 4.30-7.15pm.

U3A University Of The Third Age: Thursday 18th October, The Evacuees Reunion Society by James Roffey, St Anne’s Church Hall, Harrington Street, off Newcastle Avenue, Worksop between 2-4pm. Further information about joining us or finding out about other forthcoming events can be found on Worksop & District U3A or contact Bob Fearn on 01909 565944.

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.

WOMEN’S Institute: At our October meeting we were fascinated to find out from a contestant how the BBC programme The Weakest Link was really made and how what seems to be ‘live’ television is edited. Plans discussed included visits to the Artisan School of Cookery at Welbeck and to Floral Media at Caunton for a demonstration and cream tea. The Kurling Challenge Match between Worksop WI and the new Worksop Wonders WI in November was announced with everyone looking forward to the competition. Visitors and new members welcome. Tel. 01909 473048.

WORKSOP East Tenants and Residents Association: Macmillan Big Coffee Morning, Friday 28th September at Rayton Spur Community Centre between 11am-1pm. All welcome.

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: Needs You! It is a registered charity organisation staffed by volunteers. The Worksop unit consists of up to 40 cadets (male and female) between the ages of 10 and 18. Young people from all backgrounds come to learn and have fun. They also develop skills in many areas including; social, communication, team work, leadership and independence. There are many qualifications to be gained such as; sailing, rowing, power boating, D of E and many more: as well as opportunities to go Off Shore Sailing, go aboard HMS Bristol and take part in many competitions around the country. 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 for details.

WORKSOP Spiritualist Church, George Street: Weekly - Sundays Divine Service, 6.30pm. Wednesdays Healing Service, 7pm. Thursdays church open from 11am-2pm for healing and refreshments. Sittings £20 book beforehand. Saturday service 7pm, Open Circle 8.30pm. Contact 01909 531962 for further details.

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 7.30pm 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.

50 PLUS Club: Meets every Tuesday at Manton Club, Retford Road, 1.30-4pm for line dancing, sequence dancing, bingo, quizzes and outings. New members welcome. Admission £2. Tel. Pat on: 01909 474728.

ZONE Out Young People’s Centre: Mondays 5.30-7.30pm and Wednesdays 6-8pm at Worksop Library.