Community news - kettlethorpe

WAKEFIELD HOSPICE: Calder Grove & Durkar fundraisers are holding an ‘Elvis ‘n Chips’ evening featuring Chris Hawkin as Elvis, at the Wetherby Whaler on Thursday, September 29 at 7.30pm. Tickets £12.50 including 3 course meal available from Wetherby Whaler or ring 01924 260880 and leave a message. All proceeds for Wakefield Hospice.

SKIPTRIX: A new keep-fit class is starting at Kettlethorpe High School. Skiptrix begins on Monday, September 26 and Wednesday, September 28 between 6 and 7pm. For more information please contact 07429192542.

PLAYARAMA PRE-SCHOOL: Playarama Pre-School is still based at Hall Green Community Centre and has a few vacancies for children 2 years and above. They are open Monday-Wednesday-Friday Mornings, 9.30am to 11.25am. £3.50 per session. Please contact Julie on 01924 256186.

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:

ST PETER’S CHURCH: The Sunday morning service at St Peter’s was All-Age Holy Communion for Harvest Featival. It was conducted by Canon Stephen Kel;ly. Fabian and James Offori performed a sketch about the importance of bees for Harvest, and Hilary Sharp and Leonard Bartle read Bible verses about Honey. This Sunday Canon Roy Clements will conduct Sung Communion at 9am. TODDLER PRAISE: The annual programme of Toddler Praise services started last Friday, when pre-school children brought their carers to Church for a Toddler Praise Harvest. Normally meetings are on the second Friday at 10am in Church. For further details see St Peter’s Church website. T CLUB: The new programme of monthly meetings at St Peter’s T Club began with a meeting at the home of Phyllis Brake last Thursday. The October meeting will be a lunch at Wetherby Whaler. TABLE TOP SALE: The Table Top Sale in Woolley Village Hall last Saturday raised £491.80 for Woolley’s link church vicarage in Tarime. After a sale of the cakes and Harvest produce after the Harvest Festival service last Sunday, plus donations almost doubled the amount to £908.40. The total raised this year is now £3,360 towards the £11.000 needed to build a complete new vicarage in Tarime.