Community news - Sharlston

GOLDEN OLDIE MUSIC: The villa club will hold a golden oldie music night and karaoke on Saturday, September 24 and every second Saturday. You don’t have to sing, just come along and listen to the oldies’ music.

SHARLSTON ROVERS: There were mixed results again last week. There was a good win for the first team and second place for the A team. This week the first team are away to Clayton. The bus departs at 12.30pm. The A team are at home to Wike. Both kick off at 2.30pm. In the clubhouse on Saturday night there will be a fun male/female duo named Cats Eyes.

SHARLSTON PHARMACY: The pharmacy will be moving into its new premises at the old Sharlston Hotel on Monday, September 18.

CLAIRVOYANCY EVENING: On Friday, September 16 there will be a clairvoyancy evening at Sharlston Rugby Club in aid of Prince of Wales Hospice. There will be private readings from 6pm to 7.30pm at a cost of £15 and from 7.30pm onwards a clairvoyancy evening at a cost of £10. Tickets are available from the rugby club or contact Sue on 01977 551991.

SCHOOL NEWS: There is currently no school crossing patrol on Hammer Lane. Could you please ensure that you do not park where the crossing patrol would normally be when collecting or dropping children off? This has been causing children to cross between parked cars and is potentially dangerous. Last week the school had a visit from the climate cops. The climate cops programme helps schools across the UK to become greener and more sustainable, and shows young people how they can take a lead in being greener at home and in school. Year 4 and 5 children were enrolled in the climate cops academy and took part in a highly interactive fun day about climate change and how we can all save energy and the planet.

PARISH COUNCIL NEWS: Several positive comments have been made about the new litter bin that has been installed by the main shops along Weeland Road. The larger bin with the lidded top appears to have prevented litter from blowing out of the bin and along the main road. The parish council is to look at further designs of bins to perhaps purchase others for the two villages. It was reported to the councillors that the varnish on the new notice board was coming off on the front at the bottom of the doors and water was getting in through the back and had left water stains on the backing board. This is to be looked into and hopefully put right before the winter weather sets in and does more damage.