Some dates for your diary...



DINNINGTON Floral Art Society: This year we are celebrating the Ruby Anniversary of our club with an exciting calendar of events. National demonstrators, Barry Grey and Tony Brown will be at the Lyric Theatre in May and November respectively. On 29th September we are having a Ruby Celebration Dinner and Cabaret. If you like flowers and would like to come along and see what we do you will be very welcome. Visitors £5 on the door or for £25 you could become a member for the year. We meet at 7.15pm on the second Thursday of the month at The Resource Centre, Laughton Road, Dinnington. Details Tel. as above.


Andy and Lewis’ Magic Shop at the Lyric Theatre, Thursday 4th August, doors open 1.30pm, show starts at 2pm. £3.50 per ticket in aid of Bluebell Wood Children’s Hospice. Tickets available from Linda on: 01909 562565 or on the door.

THE GLADES: Falcon Way, Dinnington, 6th August, 12noon-3pm. Tombola, name the bear, wine and water. If anyone would like to have a stall at our summer fayre they can do so at a cost of £5 per stall – contact Nicola Mclean 01909 568231 to arrange. If you have any questions or need more information please do not hesitate to contact me on 01909 568231 or via email



ANSTON WI: July 25th, Black Diamonds, The Wentworth family by Martin Johnson. Vote of thanks Carol Kenworthy, tea hostesses Mary Pinchbeck and Maureen Hunter. Monthly at the Parish Hall, Ryton Road, North Anston. Meetings are the 4th Monday of each month at 7.30pm. Everyone welcome. The annual subscription is £30. No charge for visitors.

HISTORY Group: Parish Hall, North Anston, 7.30pm, £2.50 per person including tea and coffee and biscuits.


THE SCRIBBLERS Creative Writing Group: Every Tuesday, 2.30-4.30pm. Details from 01909 569080.


OPEN Garden: at 65 Woodsetts Road, North Anston, Sheffield S25 4EQ by kind permission of Mr and Mrs Staite, Sunday 24th July, 10.30am-4pm. In aid of Bluebell Wood Children’s Hospice. Admission £3 with lucky number on ticket. Tai Chi demonstration 12noon, flower arranging demonstration 2pm. Refreshments, plant stall, bric-a-brac etc. Tickets available from Bluebell Wood on 01909 517365 or pay on the day.

GREENLANDS TARA: The AGM will take place on Wednesday 27th July at 7pm at Woodlands Drive Family Centre. Everyone welcome. Tel. 01909 560866.



ASTON Cum Aughton History Group: Meets on the first and third Mondays of the month at the William Layne Reading Room, Aughton Lane, Aston from 7-9pm. The group also have speakers on local history and these events are open to visitors. These evenings are advertised in the local church magazine.



HARTHILL Modern Jive Club: Harthill Modern Jive will be closed for the summer, but we are planning to re-open with a new series in September (date to be confirmed), if we get continued support.


HARTHILL Angling Club: Are looking for new members for the coming season. For details or if you wish to become a member contact Andrew Baldwin on: 01909 773960.



SEQUENCE Dancing: Laughton Village Hall, Sundays, 7.30-10pm. New members welcome, £1.50 per session. Tel. 01909 563835.



LINE Dancing: Weekly at the new village hall, 10am-12noon. Details on 01909 779736.


KIVETON Park 11th Rotherham Scouts: Places available for new members aged between 14-18 years old. Contact Paul Archer on 07967 144478.


BEAVERS, Cubs and Scouts: At the Scout Hut (behind St John’s rooms), 6.15pm. Tel: Sue for more details on 01909 732862.

KIVETON Park and Wales History Society: Meetings are held on the third Thursday of each month at the Old Colliery Offices starting at 6.30pm. We have guest speakers each alternate month and light refreshments are served.


LINE DANCING Social: Friday 22nd July at Kiveton Park and Wales Village Hall, Wales Road, 7.30-11.30pm. £3 pay on the door, pie and pea vouchers are available to purchase before the event at £3 each.



WOODSETTS Floral Art Class: Flower Arranging course, contemporary Spring designs. Woodsetts Village Hall, Wednesdays 1- 3pm. Mixed ability, beginners: traditional styles and techniques. For more information contact Barbara on: 01909 561020.


WOODSETTS Local History Society: Remember When; Can We Afford The Doctor by Mrs J. Brunt. Meets at the Woodsetts Church rooms, 7.30pm. Admission £2 including refreshments, £2.50 non-members. Tel. 01909 568018.