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FILM CLUB: This evening, the monthly film club at St Peter’s Church Centre on Lake Lock Road will be showing the classic 1981 film ‘Chariots of Fire’, which was set at the 1924 Paris Olympics. Doors open 7pm, film starts at 7.30pm; free admission and tea and coffee; bring your own popcorn.

COFFEE MORNING: Tomorrow morning, St Peter’s Church monthly coffee morning will be held at Stanley Community Centre from 10am-noon, with an excellent cake stall, tombola, raffle, greetings cards and refreshments.

STANLEY METHODISTS: The service at 10.30am this Sunday, August 14 will be led by Mr Alan Spurr. Everyone is welcome.

TABLE TOP SALE: There will be a table top sale at Jubilee Hall Community Centre on Townley Road, Lupset, this Sunday, August 14 from 10am-3pm. The event is in aid of Kidz Aware which supports parents across Wakefield that have children with special needs.

MOORHOUSE FUN DAY: The Moorhouse Community Group will be holding a Fun Day on Saturday, August 20 from 1pm-4pm on the bottom field that adjoins Moorhouse Grove and Charlesworth Place. There will be refreshments, a raffle, face painting, barbecue, games, ice creams and much more. Please come along for a wonderful afternoon.

GOOD COMPANIONS: All the members celebrated the 80th birthday of I Luford with a buffet supper last Thursday. Many thanks from I Luford for all her cards and presents. The Bingo winners were I Morris, M Bell, M Wright, C Macfarland, D Dawson, S Parkin and I Luford. The Members’ Draw was won by B Robinson, E Parkin and B Wilson and the Meat Raffle was won by M Wright and M Schofield.

PRAYER 4 STANLEY: Next week, Stanley Methodist Church and St Peter’s Church Centre will be delivering prayer cards to and praying for Meadowfield Rise.

POCKET PANTO 1940’S SHOW: The Pocket Panto will be putting on a fantastic 1940’s event on Thursday, August 25 from 1pm at the Community Centre to celebrate the 21st anniversary of the Wheelers and Wobblers Social Club. Tickets cost £5 to includes pie & peas and are available from Janice on 01924 826412 (after 5pm).

SCARECROW FESTIVAL: Scarecrows can be displayed outside your home, school or business from September 9 with the festival taking place on Saturday, September 17 from 1pm-3pm at Stanley playground. On the day of the festival, there will also be fairground rides, music and refreshments, as well as prizes for the scarecrows voted best in their category.

ST PETER’S COMMUNITY CAFÉ: The café at St Peter’s Church Centre is open every weekday, Monday-Friday, from 10.30am-2pm, serving hot meals, all day breakfasts, sandwiches, baked potatoes, children’s meals, puddings and cakes. The café offers a Senior Citizens meal deal: any main course plus dessert for just £4.99.

ROOK’S NEST PRE-SCHOOL: Rook’s Nest Pre-school will be holding an open day on Thursday, September 1 from 10am-3pm. All are welcome. From September, the school will be open 7.45am-6pm all year round, offering quality, affordable, flexible childcare. Please ring Debbie Miller on 01924 303835 or 303836 for further details.

and Charlesworth Place. You can submit a prayer request at any time: email prayer4stanley@gmail.com, phone or text 0758 289 4787, visit www.stpeters-stanley.org.uk or put a note in the post-box at either church.

FREE FILM CLUB: Next Friday, August 12, the monthly film club at St Peter’s Church Centre on Lake Lock Road will be showing the classic 1981 film ‘Chariots of Fire’, which was set at the 1924 Paris Olympics. Doors open 7pm, film starts at 7.30pm; free admission and tea and coffee; bring your own popcorn.

COFFEE MORNING: St Peter’s Church monthly coffee morning will be held next Saturday, August 13, 10am-noon, at Stanley Community Centre with an excellent cake stall, tombola, raffle, greetings cards and refreshments.

POCKET PANTO 1940’S SHOW: A fantastic 1940’s event will be taking place on Thursday, August 25 from 1pm at the Community Centre. Performed by the Pocket Panto, the event will help celebrate the 21st anniversary of the Wheelers and Wobblers Social Club. With music from Vera Lynn and Flanagan & Allen, it will be a great nostalgic event. Tickets cost £5 to includes pie & peas and are available from Janice on 01924 826412 (after 5pm).

SCARECROW FESTIVAL: Don’t forget to start planning your scarecrow! Scarecrows can be displayed outside your home, school or business from September 9 with the festival taking place on Saturday, September 17 at Stanley playground. On the day of the festival, there will also be fairground rides, music and refreshments, as well as prizes for the scarecrows voted best in their category.