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A1 Housing: Free training for A1 Housing tenants including; Intro to IT; Intro to Microsoft Office; Health and Safety. Contact Lindsay Bradshaw on 01909 533226 for more details.

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 or visit our website at 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 01909 488704 or email

BALMORAL Tenants and Residents Association, Balmoral Community Centre, Sandringham Crescent: Meet for talks, demonstrations, lunches, tea, coffee and bingo. Mondays 1-3pm.

BASSETLAW Hospital League of Friends: Summer Fayre, Saturday 16th June at The Crossing, Newcastle Street, Worksop, 2-4.30pm. Many stalls including bric-a-brac, cakes, tombola, cards, home-made jams etc. and of course a raffle. Fresh cream teas with home-made scones will be available. Admission £1 payable on the door. Everyone welcome.

BCVS: The Priory, The Old Abbey School, Priorswell Road, Worksop, S80 2BU. Tel 01909 476118, email or visit June, 6th and 7th, Paediatric First Aid, 9.30am, £80.

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.

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 2-3pm every Friday, admission £3 and includes a qualified instructor. New members are always welcome. For further information conact Dennis Tearle: 01909 474990, Brenda Smith: 01909 732357 or Margaret Smith: 01909 540761.

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.

FLOWER Arranging Classes: Last Wednesday of the month at The Crossing, 7.30pm. Tel. 01909 730781.

NORTH Notts Paranormal Investigators: Introductory meeting held this Monday 4th June. All welcome. 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: or visit

ODDFELLOWS, Cricket Club: First Tuesday of every month 7.30pm, free admission. New members 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: Will be celebrating HM the Queens’ Jubilee with: 2nd June, 10.30am a three hour peal of the church bells. 3rd, 11.30am, A Service of Thanksgiving followed by “The Big Lunch” please bring a picnic to eat in the grounds - games and Bouncy Castle for the children.

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

ROYAL British Legion, Worksop Branch: Are looking for members old and new. Meets at Worksop Bowling Club, last Thursday of the month, 7.30pm. We need people to help out at this year’s Poppy Appeal. If you can help contact Brian Madden on 01909 731160 or 0788 158 6198.

RYTON Chorale: Would you like to join a local community choir? Singers of all voices will be made most welcome. Join us for rehearsals in the Holy Family School, Netherton Road, 7.30pm on Mondays in term time. For further information contact 01777 719928 or 01909 473847.

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: Coffee Morning, Friday 1st June, until 11.30am with hot bacon rolls. Bring and Share Lunch, Sunday 3rd June, after the 10am service to celebrate the Diamond Jubilee. Raffle and quiz, prize to the most patriotically dressed adult and child, lunch alfresco in the church grounds (weather permitting) or in Church Hall. Bookings to Mr and Mrs Cooper 01909 475359. Sunday 3rd June, Trinity Sunday - Jubilee Weekend, 8am Holy Communion, 10am Family Service - no Light Club. Wednesday 6th, 7pm Prayer and Communion Service in the Lady Chapel.

THE CROSSING Church and Centre: For all the following ring 01909 473375 for more details. Website: Monday 4th & Tuesday 5th June, Closed for Bank Holiday. Thursday 7th, Blood Donors 12.15-3pm & 4.30-7.15pm. Saturday 9th, Concert Circuit Choristers Diamond Jubilee Concert, 7.30pm.

U3A University Of The Third Age: Have some interesting talks coming up for anyone who is not in full time employment at St Anne’s Church Hall, Harrington Street, off Newcastle Avenue, Worksop between 2-4pm. Further information about joining us or finding out about other forthcoming events can be found on Worksop & District U3A or contact Bob Fearn on 01909 565944.

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 Flower Club: Why don’t you join us at our next floral demonstration on Monday 4th June at 6.50pm at St Anne’s Church Hall, Newcastle Avenue, Worksop? You will be made very welcome and, who knows, you might win one of the beautiful arrangements by Area Demonstrator, Elizabeth Bishop. This evening will be rather special as it is at the time of Her Majesty the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee. Tel. Jeanne at 01909 730781.

WORKSOP Miners’ Welfare Band: Rehearsals are on Gateford Road on Mondays for training band 7-7.30pm and Wednesdays for main band 7.30-9pm. For more details visit or call Richard Kay on 01909 472284.

WORKSOP Wonders WI: 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 come along, otherwise Tel. Pam on: 01909 479261.


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