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Saturday, 8th September 2012, 1:50 pm

BARLBOROUGH Heritage and Visitors’ Centre: Thursday 6th September commences the start of the National Heritage Weekend. Barlborough Heritage Centre will be displaying the History of the Primary School and Village. Admission is free and the doors will be open 8.30am-1pm. On Saturday as well as the Heritage Centre being open the 12th Century Church of St James will also be open. Free guided tours will be available at 10am, 11am and 12noon. You will be able to pick a free Heritage Trail Walk leaflet up from the Heritage Centre. Tea and coffee will be available at the church. Don’t miss this rare opportunity.

BARLBOROUGH History Group: Meetings have been temporarily suspended. The group have chosen instead to do site visits to Historical places of interest with connections to Barlborough.

BARLBOROUGH Autumn Art Show: There will be an Exhibition and Sale of artwork at the Barlborough Methodist Church Schoolroom, New Road, Barlborough, Chesterfield S43 4HZ on the 6th October from 10am-4pm. Admission is free. Tombola prizes, refreshments available. Everyone welcome, so come along and enjoy the event. Contact the organiser on: 01246 812994.


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


BADMINTON Sessions: Held in Blyth Memorial Hall on Sundays from 7- 9pm. Tel. David White: 01909 591271 for information.

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. For more information contact 01623 468155.

MOBILE Youth Project: Thursdays 6-8pm, Ryton Fields, near primary school.


ALZHEIMER’S Society Bassetlaw Branch, The Costhorpe Centre, Northumberland Avenue: Offers support, advice and information. Memories Social Club, Monday-Thurs 1-3.30pm, activities, trips out and socialising with people in a similar situation, open to all. Contact Sue Brewin: 01909 730886.

BOOTS and Bolos Line Dancing Classes: Every Wednesday at Carlton Village Hall, also social dances once a month. Social dances every other month at Oldcotes Village Hall. Ring Dave for details: 077808 931534.

CHARITY Quiz, The Grey Horses: Tuesdays, 9.45pm.

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

POPLARS Church: Sundays, church meeting 10.30am, (first Sunday of month held at the Gospel Hall, Church Walk, Worksop). For more information contact: 01909 530171.

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 ring Carol on 01909 731514.

YOUTH Club, Carlton Youth Centre: Fridays 6-8pm, for years 3, 4, 5 and 6 only. Sundays 5.30-7.30pm for ages 11-16 years. Mondays 6.45-9.15pm for ages 13-19 years. Tuesdays 6.45-9.15pm for ages 13-19 years. Wednesdays 6-8pm for years 5, 6 and 7. Thursdays 6.45-9.15pm for ages 13-19 years.


CRESWELL Indoor Car Boot, Old Miner’s Welfare, Model Village, S80 4BP: Every Sunday in aid of local scouts. Anybody interested in holding a stall should arrive between 9-10am, open to public 10.30am-1.30pm. All tables supplied. Tel: 07901 735326 for prices.

LOCAL History Group, Cavendish Suite, Social Centre: First and third Thursdays of the month, 7pm.

MUSIC for all Guitar Group: meets in the Heritage Centre fortnightly on Sundays from 11am-12.30pm and new players or learners are welcome. Call Mr Wass on: 01909 721631.

ROYAL British Legion, Old Comrades Social Club, Dover Street: Held every two months, 10.30am. You don’t have to be ex-services to join, everyone is welcome.

TAI Chi Group, Social Centre: Tuesdays 11.30am-12.30pm, admission £2.

WOOD Avenue Club: Queens Court, Tuesdays 6.45pm for bingo and raffle. New members welcome.


HODTHORPE and Belph Parish Council: Hold their monthly Council Meeting on the 1st Tuesday of each month, at 7.15pm in the Hodthorpe Social Club, Queens Road, Hodthorpe. Public are welcome to attend and contribute in the Public Participation. If you have any queries prior to a meeting please contact the Clerk of the Council, Rebecca Young on: 01246 570321.


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.


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.


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

SHIREOAKS Sports and Social Club: Macmillan Coffee Morning & Jubilee Cork Boat Race, Saturday 8th September, 11am-2pm. Homemade cakes, tea, coffee, bring and buy stall, face painting, bouncy castle. Everyone welcome. Come and join us for a pleasant day raising funds for a very worthy cause.

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

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.

WI: No meeting was held in August but we did have a daytime trip to the Cutlers’ Hall at Sheffield. The next meeting is on 20th September at 7pm in the Shireoaks Village Hall and features Mrs Susan Deal talking on the subject of the Victorian Workhouse. Visitors and new members will be very welcome. Prior to that we have a trip to Stockport to the Hat Factory/museum and shopping centre on 18th September. An event that should not be missed is Lesley Smith, Curator of Tutbury Castle, giving one of her highly amusing and entertaining talks in character as Nell Gwynn. This is to be held in the Church Hall on Friday 5th October at 7.30pm and includes a buffet supper and glass of wine and is open to all. Tickets are £8 and can be obtained from any committee member or by ringing Helen on 487984 or Dawn on 478101. Tickets are selling out fast so don’t delay - you may regret it.


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

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 who fancy giving Martin and Ian a run for their money would be made most welcome and should visit for more information!


ST LAWRENCE’S Church: The sponsored Ride & Stride will take place on Saturday 8th September. If you would like to take part or would like more information, sponsor forms etc are available at the back of church. Sunday 12th September: 9.30am Sung Eucharist, 3.15pm Said Eucharist and Baptism, All Saints, Steetley.

WHITWELL Community Centre, The Square: Saturday 1st September, Coffee Morning in aid of Residents Association 9.30–11am. Tuesday 4th, Whitwell Players 7.30-9.30pm. New members welcome, not necessarily for acting. Wednesday 5th, Cash Bingo 8pm start.