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ARMY Cadet Force: Tuesdays and Thursdays, 7-9pm at Cadet Centre, Park Street. Open to anyone between the ages of 12-18.

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: Friday 2nd September with John Foster (Provincial newspaper reporter) at Retford Hospital. For further information contact Pat Broskom on 01909 562361 or chairman Robert Blatchford 01777 818519.

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.

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

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, Church open daily 10.30am-12.30pm. 26th August, 12noon Mass and charity soup lunch. 28th, 8am Mass; 9.30am Parish Mass with Creche and Sunday School; 6pm Evening Prayer and Benediction. 31st, 9.30am Mass followed by coffee and chat; 7.30pm Farewell Mass and Party for Fr Corbett. 1st September, 10am Pre-School children’s service.

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.

SOROPTOMISTS of the Bassetlaw area: Tel. Ginny on: 01909 476192 or Denise on: 01909 731689 or email

ST ANNE’S Church, Newcastle Avenue: Services: 8am Holy Communion; 10am Family Communion; 1st Sunday in the month 8am Holy Communion; 10am Family Service. Daily Prayer every weekday 9-9.30am in the Lady Chapel, entry via Vestry door.

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 have now restarted. For further details ring: 01909 488704 or 07599 340551.

THE CROSSING Church and Centre: Friday 26th August, Hope for the Homeless Clothing Sale, 12noon, Monday 29th, The Crossing will be closed for Bank Holiday.

WORKSOP and District Chrysanthemum and Horticultural Society: 62nd Annual Early Show, Saturday 3rd September (open to the public 2-5pm) and Sunday 4th September (11am-3.30pm), in St Anne’s Church Hall, Newcastle Avenue, Worksop. Show of flowers, plants and vegetables. Tea and coffee available. Tombola and raffle and plants for sale. Tel. 01623 847014 for schedule.

WORKSOP and District Stroke Club: Meets first and third Thursdays of month 7pm at The Crossing. All stroke victims and their carers are assured of a warm, friendly welcome. Tel. Mrs Lyn Hancock on: 01909 720985.

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

WORKSOP Ramblers: Sunday 28th August, walk from Hartington, taking in Wetton, Alstonefield, Gypsy Bank, Dovedale, Wolfescote Dale and Beresford Dale. Meet at Farm Foods car park, Memorial Avenue, Worksop for 9am with a packed lunch. Tel. 01909 481804. Thursday 1st September, walk around Shireoaks, Steetley Works, Lady Lea and Woodend. Meet at Farm Foods Car park for 9am with packed lunch. Tel. 01909 487823.