Community news - Crigglestone

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BETTY EASTWOOD PARK: Friends of Betty Eastwood Park invite you to an open meeting in the Crigglestone Village Institute on Friday, January 27 at 7.30pm. The committee will give an update on what we have been doing in the park. There will be a talk and slide show on woodland diversity and community project benefits by tree warden Roger Parkinson of the Woodland Trust.

CHAPELTHORPE KNITTERS: Knitters are gathering at St James’ Church, Chaplethorpe, and St John’s Church, Calder Grove, in February for a sponsored knit. Needles and wool will be provided and each person with the most rows will win a prize. Full details are in the churches or from Gill on 01924 377395.

CHURCH IN WEST BRETTON: Canon Stephen Kelly was celebrant for communion on Sunday and Stephen Oakley was preacher. Lessons were read by Hilary Sharp and Mike Hofton. Sidesperson was Joan Hofton and Leonard Bartle was steward. Organist was Peter Bowers. Church flowers were provided by Lorna Smith. This Sunday at 10.30am reader, Gillian Cunliffe, will be preacher for morning worship.

OVER 50S CLUB: Next Wednesday, members of Bretton Over 50s Club will hold their social afternoon in the village hall at 2pm.

ROCK AND ROLL NIGHT: Tomorrow (Saturday) there will be a diamond jubilee rock ’n roll night in the village hall at 7.30pm. DJ will be Johnny Whiteshoes. There will be a pie and pea supper.

CHRISTMAS QUIZ: The joint winners of the Christmas quiz arranged by the Church in West Bretton were Keith and Lesley Shaw and Joe and Andrea Peckett, who both scored 27 answers out of 30. They each receive a small cash prize. Congratulations to both the winners and thanks to everyone who participated.

BRETTON SCHOOL: Last week years 3 and 4 children from Bretton School visited the Thackray Museum in Leeds and the children were able to discover the history of medicine, health and hygiene through the interactive exhibits. This tied in with their term’s classwork which concentrates on Inside Out.

COMMUNITY LEARNING CENTRE: Kettlethorpe High School Community Learning Centre is now enrolling for adult education courses starting January in a wide range of courses. You may entitled for a free course, please speak to a member of staff.