news from your village

BARLBOROUGH

BARLBOROUGH Heritage Centre: Opening times are Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday 8.30am-2pm plus Saturdays 9am-1pm. Tel:- 01246 810100.

BAWTRY

BAWTRY Dance Club, New Hall: Easy sequence dancing, every Monday including Bank holidays, 8-10pm. £2.50 including tea, coffee and raffle. Tel. Celia Arrowsmith: 01777 818642.

BOTANICAL Art Group: Meet in The New Hall, Bawtry on Wednesday mornings from 9.30am-12.30pm. We are a mixed group of abilities and although there is no formal tuition we enjoy sharing our knowledge and expertise. If you would like to join us please contact the Secretary Sue Woffinden on: 01909 731020.

CARLTON

DUKE of Edinburgh, Inter Club Youth Club: Thursdays, 6.30-9pm.

GATEWAY Community Centre: A1 Housing Surgery: Tuesdays, 2.15-3.45pm. Youth Club: Saturdays 4-6pm for ages 11-16 years. Worksop and District Credit Union: Tuesdays, 2-3.30pm.

MOTHER’S Union, Parish Centre, Church Lane: Thursdays, 7.15pm.

REBECCA’S Dance Studios: Offer classes in ballet, tap, modern, acrobatics, streetdance and contemporary at Carlton Village Hall. For details contact Rebecca on: 07759 777103.

ROADS (Reach Out And Discover Spiritualism), Cleveland Close Community Centre: Thursdays, 7.30pm. Weekly demonstrations on mediumship with different spiritualists, entry £2.50.

SCOUT Headquarters: Beavers: Thursdays, 5pm. Cubs: Thursdays, 6.45pm. Explorer Scouts: Wednesdays at 7.30pm. Scouts: Mondays, 7.30pm.

SHO-Shin-Budo Kwai, Cleveland Close Community Centre: Tuesdays 6.30-8.30pm, five years to adult, £3.

WOMEN’S Institute, Parish Centre: Meetings are held in the Parish Centre the second Thursday of the month at 7.15pm, visitors £3. The walking group meet on the Green at 9.15am every Monday except the Monday before the monthly meeting. The gardening club meet monthly in the Ann Daniels Centre, the Luncheon Club every two months. For time and date tel.: 01909 731514.

WORKSOP and District Live at Home Scheme, Ann Daniels Centre, 64 Dadley Road: Mondays, Over 60s Lunch Club and Games Afternoon, 12noon-3pm. Tuesdays, Over 60s Lunch Club, 12noon-1.30pm. Wednesdays, (Rayton Spur Community Centre) Over 60s Lunch Club and Activities, 12noon-2.30pm. Thursdays, Over 60s Coffee Morning and Bingo, 10.30am-12.30pm. Tel: 01909 732488.

CLOWNE

CLOWNE Countryside Access Group (a sub group of Clowne Community Association). For walking, cycling, horse-riding etc. Visit clowne-countryside-access-group.org.uk.

CLOWNE Wildlife Group: For further information on group activities contact Jim Russell on: 01246 812 724.

Exhibition & Sale of Artwork: By local artists at the Easter Art Show, Clowne Cricket Pavilion, High Leys Road, off Mansfield Road, Clowne S43 4DF, Easter Saturday 30th & Sunday 31st March, 10am-5pm. Admission is free, car parking, tombola prizes and refreshments are available. All welcome. Contact the Organiser: 01246 812994

CRESWELL

CRESWELL Colliery Band, Clowne Methodist Church: Mondays and Thursdays, 7.30-9pm for rehearsals.

LANGOLD

NOW Church (formerly Langold Christian Community Church): Sundays: Main Event, 10:30am-12noon; Youth Church, 10:30am-12noon (4-11yrs). Mondays: Coffee & Kids (term-time), 9.30-11am. Tuesdays: Drop-in Pastoral Surgery, 9am-12noon; The Vault (term-time), 6-7pm (5-11yrs); Xcelerate, 7.30pm- 9pm (12-16yrs). Wednesdays: Coffee Bar, 9.30am-12noon. Fridays: Food for Thought/ Silver Service OAP Meal (monthly), 12:30pm.

MOBILE Youth Project: Tuesday 6-8pm Langold shop fronts.

HEALTH Walks: Every Wednesday, 10am from Andy’s Cafe in Langold. Walks are designed to keep you healthy and take approximately two hours, visiting the local area and taking in about 4-6 miles. If you are interested in joining us, please arrive at Andy’s cafe for 10am.

VILLAGE Hall: Agewell: Mondays for the over 50s, 10am-2pm for bingo, line dancing etc, refreshments available. Bassetlaw District Council: Wednesdays 1-3pm. Bingo: Tuesdays, doors open 6pm, eyes down 7.30pm. Thursdays 6-9pm. Brownies: Wednesdays 6-8pm. Credit Union: Mondays 2-4pm. Police Surgery: Every second Wednesday 1-3pm. Resource Centre: Fridays 9am-3pm.

OLDCOTES

ST HELEN’S RC Church: Sunday services, Mass 9am and 6pm. For more information visit: www.oldcotes.catholicweb.com

ST MARK’S Church: Sunday services, 10am, United Benefice Holy Communion.

VILLAGE Hall: Art Class: Wednesdays 9.30am-12.30pm. Carpet Bowls: Mondays 2-4pm. Thursdays 2.30-4.30pm, Games Evening, alternate Mondays, 7.30-9.30pm. Sequence Dancing: Wednesdays 8-10pm. Toddler Group: Mondays 10am-12noon.

RHODESIA

CARPET Bowls and Luncheon Club, Village Hall: Thursdays, 10-11.30am for over 60s. Once a month members go for lunch after playing, all welcome.

METHODIST Church: Sunday services, 3pm.

RHODESIA Seniors, Village Hall: Mondays, 2.30-4pm over 50s are invited to drop in for a chat, tea and cake.

RHODESIA Youth Club: Tuesdays and Wednesdays 5.30-7.30pm at Rhodesia Chapel.

SHIREOAKS

LUNCHEON Club, Shireoaks Village Hall: Thursdays 11.30am-1.30pm. New members welcome. Contact Jean on 01909 483586.

SHIREOAKS Youth Club: Fridays 6-8pm at Shireoaks Village Hall.

SHIREOAKS Miner’s Welfare Sports & Social Club: GLAM rock band, Sat 16th February, 9.15pm. Tickets £5 from the venue or Shireoaks Post Office. Nonmembers always welcome.

ST LUKE’S Music Group, St Luke’s Church: First and third Sunday in the month and meet previous Wednesday in church 7.30pm to rehearse.

VILLAGE Hall: Brownies: Wednesdays 6.15pm. Bingo: Every other Friday 2.30-4.30pm. Cubs: Wednesdays 5.45pm. Guides: Wednesdays 7.30pm. Kick Boxing: Mondays 6-9pm. Rainbows: Wednesdays 5.15pm. Tiddlers, Mother and Toddler Group: Thursdays, 9.30-11.30am. Youth Club: Fridays, 7-9pm.

WELBECK

ESTATE’S Brass Band, Holbeck Woodhouse band room: Monday and Thursdays 7.30-9.30pm. New players welcome. Beginners session Saturdays 9.30-10.30am. For more information visit www.welbeckband.com.

WELBECK Sailing Club: The Olympic sailing may be over, but the friendly competition still continues down at Welbeck Sailing Club. Any budding would-be sailors would be made most welcome and should visit http://www.welbecksailingclub.org.uk/ for more information!

WHITWELL

ST LAWRENCE’S Church: Sung Eucharist every Sunday at 9.30am (except for the fifth Sunday in any month), Said Eucharist at 8am on the first Sunday of each month. Junior Church is at 9.30am on the second Sunday of the month. Said Eucharist at Steetley is on the second Sunday of the month at 3.15pm. A mid-week Said Eucharist service is held every Wednesday at 9.30am alternating each week between Whitwell and Creswell. Weddings and baptism bookings are taken on the first Friday of each month at Creswell and on the third Friday of each month at Whitwell between 6-7pm. These bookings are preceded by prayers for the Community at 5.15pm. There is a Bible Study Group every Monday from 2pm at the home of Norman and Dorothy Trott. All are welcome.

WHITWELL Brass Band: Saturdays, 9-11am Junior Band and learners (instruments can be provided). Thursdays 7-9pm Seniors. For further information visit our website: www.whitwellbrassband.org.uk.

WHITWELL Local History Group: On 29th January, Mr Malcolm Walpole gave an illustrated talk on his last “excursion” to India. With appropriate backing music he showed wonderful pictures of, how he described it, the best wildlife in the World. He began his trip in Bujarat in the west and travelled to the east of India, close to the border with Pakistan, taking pictures of the animals, birds and wonderful ornate buildings of this part of India. The talk on 12th February will be given by Cynthia Else and her subject will be Stained Glass.

WHITWELL Junior Players: The Junior Players practice at Whitwell Community Centre every Tuesday from 5-7.15pm. Open to all children aged 7upwards. Contact Janet Astle for more details on: 01909 720112.