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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. 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.

BREATHEASY, Bassetlaw: Meets on 2nd Tuesday of the month at the The Oasis, Longfellow Drive. Various speakers attend offering a wide range of information, advice and support to anyone with a lung condition including carers, relatives and friends. The group also arrange outings and fundraising events. Exercise classes take place at The Arena from 1-2pm every Friday, admission £3 and includes a qualified instructor. New members are always welcome. For further information contact Dennis Tearle: 01909 474990 or Brenda Smith: 01909 732357.

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.

MS Society, Worksop and District, St Anne’s Hall: Meet on second and fourth Monday of each month at 7pm. On the fourth Monday we have guest speakers. We also run a chair based pilates session on Thursday morning 11.30am-12.30pm at the Gospel Hall, Church Walk. All MS patients and their families will be made welcome at both meetings. For more details please contact Mary Marsden on 01909 474941 or Barry Clark on 01909 485141.

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 tel. 01909 487940.

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.

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 on 01909 477159.

PRIORY Church: 18th January, 12noon Mass followed by Charity Soup Lunch. 20th, 9.30am Parish Mass with Crèche & Sunday School; 6pm Evensong & Benediction. 23rd, 9.30am Mass followed by coffee and chat.

PROBUS Club of Worksop, Worksop Cricket Club: Friday 18th January, Tax Care and Toy Boys, Long Term Fees by Chris Dingley. Meetings are held fortnightly (Sept-May) at Worksop Cricket Club, 10am for 10.30am. New members welcome. Tel Terry Hallworth on 01909 473124 for further details.

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: 20th January, 3rd Sunday of Epiphany, 8am Holy Communion (BCP), 10am Family Communion Light Club,

START-RIGHT K9 Centre: Sunday 20th January 2013, showing of the film Ralli-O, the new dog sport from America which has been taken over by the Kennel Club, 1.30-3.30pm at Worksop Library, Memorial Avenue, Worksop. Admission free, refreshments available. Please telephone to book a place - 01909 591442.

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. All walks are free, but we regret no dogs. Tel. 01909 488704 or 07599 340551.

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: Saturday 26th January, Julian Clef Concert, 7.30pm. 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, Morning Prayers, 10.30-10.45am, Over 60’s Luncheon Club, 12noon (please ring before Monday 12noon to book place). 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.

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 Archaeological and Local History Society: Thursday 24th January, Local Finds (Metal Detecting) by Brian Booth, Station Hotel, Carlton Road, 7.30pm.

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 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 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

OASIS Community Church and Centre, Longfellow Drive: Sunday - 4pm Family Service. Tues - 7.30pm Bible Study. Mon and Fri - Dementia Project 10am. Tues - 10am Toddlers Toybox. Weds - 10am Polish Parents and Toddlers. Thurs - 10am-3pm Face2Face, for over 60’s, coffee, chat, lunch, Resource Group. Fri - 6pm Oasis Kids, children’s club for 5-11yrs. For details, a programme or bookings contact Steve on: 01777 706830/07882797104.

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.

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.