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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.

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

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.

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 further enquiries please ring: 01909 487222.

DUKERIES Decorative And Fine Arts Society: Please note: The Monday Evening walks have now finished for this year. For more information please ring 01777 228918.

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

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 every Monday for investigative training, 7-9pm at The Innings, Prospect, Worksop, bookings only. 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.

PARKINSON’S UK: The branch meets on the first Tuesday of every month at Worksop Cricket Club, Central Ave where new members are always very 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 on 01909 477159.

PRIORY Church: Daily Services and enquires 01909 472180, worksoppriory.co.uk. Church normally open daily 10-30am-12.30pm. 8th February, 12noon Mass followed by Charity Soup Lunch. 9th, 10am Fundraising Coffee Morning at the vicarage. 10th, 9.30am Parish Mass with Crèche & Sunday School; 6pm Evensong & Benediction. 12th, 7pm Pancake Party at the Foster’s. 13th, Ash Wednesday 9.30am Mass with Ashing followed by coffee and chat; 7.30pm Mass with Ashing and the choir.

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.

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.

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

ST ANNE’S Baby And Toddler Playgroup: Tuesdays 9.30-11.15am. Term time only.

ST ANNE’S Church: Newcastle Avenue: 10th February, Last Sunday before Lent, 8am Holy Communion (BCP), 10am Family Communion, Light Club, 6.30pm Informal Worship: Gospel. 13th, 10am Ash Wednesday Service with school. Friday 1st March, Luncheon Club, all meals are to be paid for. Call Pauline on 01909 475359 by 18th February.

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: Ring 01909 473375 for more details. Website: www.thecrossing.co.uk. Saturday 9th February, Craft Fair 10am-1pm; Doncaster Youth Swing Orchestra Concert 7.30pm. Wednesday 13th, Blood Donors 12.15-3pm and 4.30-7.15pm, Pensioners 1.30-4pm.

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 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 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 for more details.

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 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. For more information contact 01909 531962.

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.

CARBURTON

CHURCH of St Giles: Sundays Parish Mass 11.30am, 2nd and 4th of the month. Further 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.