Community news - Crigglestone

POLICE REPORT: The Police attended Crigglestone Parish Council’s September meeting. PS Day circulated a report which showed that 17 hours had been worked on the Safe Scheme in July and 14 hours in August. Police officers had worked 25 hours and PCSOs six hours in the two months. A total of 52 incidents had been recorded in July and 61 in August. Despite the schools being closed, anti-social behaviour calls had been slightly lower than usual.

FRIENDS OF BETTY EASTWOOD PARK: At their September meeting Crigglestone Parish Councillors were informed that the Friends Group had been formally established and was carrying out litter picking and clearance work in the Park. The Council agreed a grant of £539 to the Group towards insurance and equipment costs. The Group normally works on Wednesdays and Sundays from 2pm to 4pm so why not come along and make a positive contribution to your local area? For more information, contact 01924 256821.

COMMUNITY LEARNING CENTRE: Kettlethorpe High School Community Learning Centre is now enrolling for Adult Education Courses starting September 27 offering a wide range of courses. You may entitled for a FREE course, please speak to a member of staff. Courses include Introduction to computers, ECDL, Salsa/Dancercise and Spanish for beginners. FREE Internet Café! Open during the day and into the evening. Friendly staff available to assist. Contact KHS CLC for more information, Tel: 01924 229071, email:, web:, Facebook:

CHURCH IN WEST BRETTON: Last Sunday there was no service at West Bretton. This Sunday at West Bretton, Canon Roy Clements will be Celebrant and Preacher for Holy Communion at 10.30am. BRIGHT SPARKS: Bright Sparks for Mothers Toddlers and Carers resumed again last Wednesday at the Church in West Bretton but many of the previous children have now moved on. There will be a meeting next Wednesday from 9.15am to 11.15am for any new children or parents. AFTERNOON GET TOGETHER: Few of the regular members of the Afternoon Get Together group met at the Church in West Bretton last Wednesday afternoon for fun, chat and refreshment. The next one will take place on the second Wednesday in October. BRETTON SCHOOL: Free Workers Education Courses for parents are available. Anyone interested should contact Mrs Brearton in the School Office.