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BASSETLAW Cardiac Support (Affiliated to The British Heart Foundation): Open to anyone, and their partner, who has undergone or is to undergo heart treatment of any sort and for them to share their experiences and/or concerns with people with similar experiences. All general meetings are held 2.30-4.30pm. Next meeting: 1st April with Kathleen McGunigal (Cardiac Failure nurse) at Bassetlaw Hospital, Worksop. For further information contact Pat Broskom on 01909 562361 or chairman Robert Blatchford 01777 818519.

BASSETLAW NCT: Bumps Babies and Busy Bee’s Music Group at Balomoral 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 as well as lots of toys for older ones and a secure outdoor area when the weather is nice. 50p donation for snacks. Everyone welcome. Nearly New Sale 2011 - Saturday April 9th, new venue - North Notts Arena, Eastgate, Worksop,11.30am-2pm, members get in 15 minutes early. £1 entry donated to NCT Charity. For more information and details of how to sell, please email

BRIDGE Club, Worksop Cricket Club: 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.

CRESWELL Crags: Headhunter takes place until 5th June, admission free. Tel. 01909 720378 for prices and times.

DUKERIES Decorative And Fine Arts Society: For more information contact 01909 591471.

FAMILY History Group (Self-Help), Worksop Library, (local studies area - first floor), Memorial Avenue: Free guidance on how to trace your family tree using the new library facilities (computer and parish records). Second and Fourth Thursday of the month, 4-6pm. Admission free.

ODDFELLOWS, Cricket Club: First Tuesday of every month 7.30pm, free admission. New members welcome.

PILATES: Tuesdays 6.15-7.30pm at 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, 25th Annunciation of the Lord, 7.30pm Parish Mass, 27th March, Sunday 8am Mass; 9.30am Mass with Creche and Sunday School; 6pm Evensong and Benediction, 7pm Youth Club in church. 30th, 9.30am Mass followed by coffee and chat.

PROBUS Club of Worksop, Worksop Cricket Club: The bowls section continues to meet for friendly competitions on Tuesday and Thursday mornings at North Notts Community Centre.

RYTON Chorale: Mozart Requiem and Haydn St Nicholas Mass Concert with English Pro Musica, conductor Anthony Morgan, 7.30pm, Saturday 2nd April at Worksop Priory Church, Priorswell Road, S80 2HX. Tickets £10, concessions £8, children’s tickets free of charge, available from: Telesales: 01777 818744, from choir members, or on the door.

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: Luncheon Club Friday 1st April. Friday 25th, 8.30pm, St Anne’s Travellers proudly present Jazz Night at the Shireoaks Inn, Westgate, Worksop - The Nicola Farnon Quartet”, tickets £8 from 01777 869051 or 01909 487378. Saturday 26th, 10am-12.30pm, St Anne’s Church Spring Fair, stalls include cakes, books, cards, crafts, toys and games, raffle, tombola and lots of 10p games to play. First class refreshments to be served including bacon butties. Easter bonnet competition for both adults and children. Come along and support your local church. All welcome.

STEP2IT Dukeries, Kilton Forest Golf Club: Health/Leisure walks every Thursday, commencing at 10am. Walks are one mile (beginners), three miles, five miles and occasionally seven miles. Mondays 6.30pm one mile for beginners and three miles. All walks are free and no special equipment is needed. Evening walks will restart on 4th April 2011. For further details ring: 01909 488704 or 07599 340551.

ST JOHN’S Church: Sunday Celebration Service 10am. Refreshments afterwards. Fridays Toddler Group 9.15–11.15am play and get together, £1 per family includes refreshments. Wednesdays Heart For Family Toddler Group 9.30-11.30am, £1 per family including refreshments. Term time only. For any enquiries telephone Janet on 01909 488286.

THE CROSSING Church and Centre: Friday 25th March, Christain Aid – Souper Day, 11.30am–1.30pm. Saturday 26th, Concert - Warrington Male Voice, 7.30pm.

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 £3 per year and £1.50 per visit including tea and biscuits and a raffle ticket. Contact Pat Barran on: 07923018196 or Des Bishell on: 01909 481687.

WORKSOP Flower Club: Cordially invites you to a flower demonstration by Maureen De Bank entitled Seasons Delights on Monday 4th April at St Anne’s Church Hall, Newcastle Avenue, Worksop commencing at 6.50pm. Visitors £4. Ample car parking at the rear of the hall. Any further information contact Anne on: 01909 488036.

WOMEN’S Institute: Visitors and new members always welcome, for enquiries please ring 01909 483215.


NEW Life Church (AOG), Plantation Hill: Sunday 4pm Family Service. Thursday 7.30pm Prayer Meeting. Friday 6.30pm Treasure Kids.

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 is opening a Farm Park and Falconry Centre, which will be open to the public from 10am-5pm, 7 days a week. Volunteers are always needed. Tel. For more information contact Colleen on: 01909 478049 or 0797 039 0725.


HARWORTH Methodist Church, Waterslack Road: Sundays, Sunday School 10-30-11.30am (three years and over). Mondays, 1st Harworth Girl’s Brigade 6-7.30pm (girls over the age of four years). Tuesdays, Tuesday Activity Club 6.7.30pm everyone over the age of four years).


CHURCH of St Giles: Sundays Parish Mass 11.30am, 2nd and 4th of the month. Enquiries: 01909 472180.


BOTANICAL Art Group: Meet in The New Hall, Bawtry on Wednesday mornings from 9.30am-12.30pm. If you would like to join us please contact the Secretary - Sue Woffinden on: 01909 731020.

WHIST Drive, New Hall, Station Road: Thursday’s 7.15pm.


MEMORIAL Hall: Handbell Ringers: Tuesdays, 7.30pm in the upstairs room. Mums and Toddlers: Thursdays, 9.30-11.15am (in term time). Pilates: Thursdays, 6.15-7.15pm, All levels, with a free trial class to start. Tel. Charlotte on: 01909 477159. Pre-school: Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays 9-11.30am and 12.45-3pm. UK

KICK Boxing: Mondays, 6pm. Contact: 01623 468155.


CHRISTIAN Community Church: Sundays - 10.30am Main Event. Mondays - 9.30-11.30am Coffee n Kids Toddler Group. Tuesdays - 9am-12noon Drop in Pastoral Surgery; 6pm The Vault for Kids Years 1-6; 7.30pm Xcelerate for Youth Years 7-12. Wednesdays - 10am-12noon All Age Friendship Group. Fridays - 12.30pm. Monthly OAP Meal Silver Service/Food for Thought; 7.30pm Fortnightly Xtreme Youth Club Ages 11-16. Telephone: 01909 732731 or Email: See our website for more details


ST HELEN’S RC Church: Sunday services, Mass 9am and 6pm. Visit:

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, Thursdays, 7.30-10pm. Tel: 01909 771772. Toddler Group: Mondays 10am-12noon.


TAI Chi, Village Hall: Fridays, 10.45am-12.15pm. Contact Sue on: 07963 513209 or Jack on: 07732 995186.


ST PATRICK’S RC Church: Sunday services, 10.30am, Mass.