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BASSETLAW NCT: Friday 9th November, Christmas Shopping Fair at Worksop College. Doors open 7pm. Entry £3 includes a glass of mulled wine and a mince pie. There will be a range of stalls offering some unique gifts for Christmas as well as a raffle on the night. More information available on our website at www.nct.org.uk/branches/bassetlaw.

BASSETLAW Stroke Information Service: Is a new service for residents, funded by NHS Bassetlaw and Notts County Council and delivered by Bassetlaw Action Centre. The service provides advice, information and support to stroke survivors, and their families and carers for as long as it is needed. A case worker is available to assist you to access services that you may require to support your return to day-to-day life. Advice and support is available for practical things like: filling in forms, applying for benefits, assistance with looking at housing needs and with adaptations that are required, other practical assistance, support to return back to work, signposting to other relevant services/agencies, put people in contact with other stroke survivors or just a listening ear! If you would like some help, please contact Jayne Bullock at Bassetlaw Action Centre on 01777 709650 or e-mail: jbullock@bassetlawactioncentre.org.uk

BRIDGE Club, Worksop Cricket Club: Results for October, 1st, 1. R. Orme & S. Atkin, 2. T. Hunt & M. Oaks, 3. P. Halfpenny & T. Ward. 8th, 1. R. & J. Stock, 2. P. Halfpenny & T. Ward, 3. J. Hale & L. Jameson. 15th, 1. R. & J. Stock, 2. J Denton & A. Rowland, 3. P. Revill & G. Bailey. 22nd, 1. P. Halfpenny & T. Ward, 2. T. Hunt & M. Oaks, 3. R. Orme & S. Atkin. 29th, 1. P. Revill & G. Bailey, 2. H. & M. Tench, 3. E. Hutton & M. Pepper. 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 for more details.

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

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

NORTH Notts Paranormal Investigators: Meets on the first and third Monday of the month, 7-9pm at The Innings, Prospect, Worksop. For anyone who has an interest in the paranormal and wants to learn more and share their own experiences. You can play an active part in controlled investigations and get help with publishing stories, developing photos and much more. Purchase tickets for events before they go on general sale and benefit from a 10% discount. For further information contact the Paranormal Investigators on: 01909 808082 or email: info@nnpi.co.uk or visit www.nnpi.co.uk.

PRIORY Church: Daily Services and enquires 01909 472180, worksoppriory.co.uk. Church normally open daily 10-30am-12.30pm. 9th November, 12noon Mass followed by Charity Soup Lunch. 11th, 9.30am Parish Mass with Crèche and Sunday School, 10.45am Remembrance Day service, 6pm Evensong and Benediction. 14th, 9.30am Mass followed by coffee and chat.

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.

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

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 Baby And Toddler Playgroup: Tuesdays 9.30-11.15am. Term time only.

ST ANNE’S Church: Newcastle Avenue: 7th November, In the Lady Chapel, 7pm prayer and communion service. 11th, Remembrance Day, 8am Holy Communion (BCP) no Light Club, Informal Worship - Celebrate freedom with jazz, 6.30pm, local jazz and gospel musicians have put together a service on the theme of freedom, which relates to Remembrance day. All welcome.

ST JOHN’S Church: Sunday Morning Worship, 10am, followed by refreshments. All ages welcome. Wednesdays and Fridays during term time, Heart for Family Toddler Groups, 9.15-11.15am, £1 includes refreshments. Any enquiries to Ann Rutherford 01909 476051.

THE CROSSING Church and Centre: Ring 01909 473375 for more details. Website: www.thecrossing.co.uk. 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, Keep Fit class, 7.30pm, Morning Prayers, 10.30-10.45am. Wednesdays Weekly, Baby and Toddlers, 9.30am-11am, Knit & Natter Group, 10.30am-12.30pm, Morning Prayers, 10.30-10.45am. Thursdays Weekly, Yoga, 7.15-8.45pm, Morning Prayers, 10.30-10.45am, Weight Watchers, 12.30pm, Yoga 7.15-8.45pm. Fridays Weekly, Baby and Toddlers, 9.30-11am, Morning Prayers, 10.30-10.45am. Saturdays Weekly, Morning Prayers, 10.30-10.45am. Saturday 10th November, Derby Concert Band Concert, 7.30pm. Sunday 11th, Remembrance Sunday Service 9.45am followed at War Memorial at 11am. Saturday 17th, Keith Hearnshaw 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.

U3A University Of The Third Age: Have some interesting talks coming up for anyone who is not in full time employment at 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: Visitors and new members always welcome, for enquiries please ring: 01909 473048.

WORKSOP Christian Centre, Vicars Walk: Sunday, All Age Worship 11am-12noon. Thursdays 7.45-9pm Prayer and bible study, Chatterbox ever Monday 1.15-2.45pm and Fridays 9.30-11am, 50p donation. Energise, Thursdays 4.15-5.15pm, ages four to school year three inclusive. Activ8 Tuesdays, 6.30-7.30pm school years 4-7. The Arc, Tuesday 7.30-9pm, school years 8-13. Evergreen, Wednesdays 12.30-2pm, ages 60+, admission is minimum donation of £3 includes home cooked meal. Contact 01909 489521.

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 Miners’ Welfare Band: Rehearsals are on Gateford Road on Mondays for training band 7-7.30pm and Wednesdays for main band 7.30-9pm. For more details visit www.worksopminerswelfareband.org.uk or call Richard Kay on 01909 472284.

WORKSOP Wonders WI: New members and visitors always welcome. We welcome ladies of all ages who are interested in meeting others and making new friends. The meeting usually has a speaker, activity or craft demonstration and meets on the second Wednesday in the month at The Crossing Centre, Newcastle Street, Worksop, 7-9.15pm. There is a yearly fee to join of £31.50 and this includes eight magazines during the year. Guests are welcome at a cost of £4 per evening but we welcome ladies to join us for one evening, free of charge. We are looking forward to organising some outings as we progress and members are encouraged to tell us what they would like to see included in the yearly programme. If you would like to come and see what we are about please just come along, otherwise you are welcome to telephone, for any further information contact Pam: 01909 479261.

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. Volunteers are always needed. For more information contact Colleen on: 01909 478049 or 0797 039 0725.

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.

CLUMBER

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

 

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