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WAKFIELD TOGETHER PARTNERSHIP: Area forums confirmed dates and venues Wakefield Central Thursday, November 10, at St Swithen’s Centre, Eastmoor, from 6.30pm to 8.30pm.

CANDLELIGHTERS TRUST: The auction night raised £5080.12. A big thank you to everyone who donated and attended and we are still collecting for future events. A huge well done to Justin Sheldrake for doing the charity abseil down Princess Building in Leeds and raising a great £850 for Candlelighters Trust.

HOSPICE AUTUMN FAIR: Wrenthorpe St John’s Fundraising Group holds an autumn fair at Wrenthorpe Village Hall on Saturday, October 22 from 10am to 2pm. Stals include crafts, cakes, books, jigsaws, bric-a-brac toiletries, etc. Refreshments, including pie and peas and bacon sandwiches will be on sale. Admission free, but donations appreciated.  

ARTHRITIS CARE: The next meeting of Arthritis Care is on Thursday, October 20 at 2pm Outwood Memorial Hall. The topic this month is boccia bowling.

HELP FOR HEROES: A charity auction will be held at The Nook pub on Lingwell Gate Lane, Lofthouse, Saturday, October 15 at 8.30pm for Help for Heroes. Any donations of goods for the auction would be very much appreciated. Inquiries to Danny or Linda on 01924 826090.

WRENTHORPE METHODIST CHURCH: On Sunday at 10am, the preacher is David Curtis. Chat room is at 6pm, when friends from St Anne’s will join in for discussion over coffee and cakes.  

WRENTHORPE MISSION: This Sunday 10.30am is a big family service with Rachel Lindley. Communion service is at 6.30pm. Mission One is on Wednesdays 3.30-5pm during term time, for children aged five to 10. Tomorrow is a Mega Mission, a fun-filled event for five to 11-year-olds. Includes games, songs, dance, stories and more. Free admission and drinks provided.

ST ANNE’S:  The church harvest festival will be held on Sunday at 10am. All produce will be given to the Wakefield organisation working with the homeless, the poor and those in need, with cash donations going to Self Help Africa. Refreshments will be served at the end of the service. On Wednesday communion is at 9.15am followed by refreshments with the church remaining open until noon A harvest supper and fun evening will be held in the church hall on Saturday, October 15 at 6pm. Tickets are £5 for adults and children free.

WRENTHORPE ENVIRONMENTAL SOCIETY: WRENS will be planting a thousand daffodil bulbs this Saturday, October 15, between 10am and noon in the area around Silcoates School and The Mount. Meet near Silcoates School at 10am if you can help, and bring gloves and trowels, the event will go ahead whatever the weather.