Community news - Walton

WALTON METHODIST CHURCH: Rev Richard Oldroyd will lead a family Christmas service on Sunday at 10.30am. Tomorrow the third Saturday coffee morning is from 10am to 11.30am, with various stalls. Admission is £1 including refreshments. Open door coffee morning is on Tuesday from 10am to 11.30am and craft class is on Wednesday from 9.30am to noon. The Christmas Eve family service with communion is at 7pm and will be led by Rev Oldroyd.

CAKE DECORATING: A new 10-week evening cake decorating course will start at Havercroft and Ryhill Community Learning Centre, Mulberry Place, Ryhill, on Wednesday, January 4, from 7pm to 9pm. For details of course costs and concessions or to book a place, contact the centre on 01226 727824 or e-mail

FOLK DANCE: Ryhill Folk Dance Group has its Christmas extravaganza on Monday, December 19, from 1pm to 3pm, with a band and guest caller, £2.50 for two hours’ entertainment, at the Methodist church hall, Chapel Street, Ryhill. Telephone Sylvia on 0113 726713 for details.