Community news - Wrenthorpe

WRENTHORPE MATTERS: The Christmas newsletter, which will be delivered to houses in early December. Jon Rigby is doing the editor’s job this time, and he would like you to send him any articles by Monday, November 14 at the latest, to

ARTHRITIS CARE: The next meeting of Arthritis Care will be on Thursday, November 17 at Outwood Memorial Hall at 2.00pm Topic this month, film show by Outwood Video Club.

WRENS: Wrenthorpe Environmental Society will be holding a litter pick in Wrenthorpe Park and Meadows on Saturday, November 12. Please wear stout shoes or boots and bring a pair of gardening gloves, or similar. Bags will be provided. Please meet near the car park at the entrance to the park for a 10am start for a couple of hours.

WRENTHORPE METHODIST CHURCH: Everyone is welcome on Sunday at 10am, when our preacher will be David Dixon.

WRENTHORPE MISSION: Our Morning celebration will be held Sunday at 10.30am. Evening service is at 6.30pm.

ST ANNE’S: On Sunday the Remembrance Day church parade service will start at 10am and wreathes will be laid in the remembrance garden at 11am. Light refreshments will be served at the end of the service On Wednesday communion is at 9.15am followed by refreshments. Open until noon

WRENTHORPE GARDENING CLUB: The club’s Christmas party will be held on Wednesday, December 7 starting at 7.30pm in the village hall. The supper will be either pie and peas, or a Chinese meal, cost £5. Members who intend to join in the fun and have not signed up for their supper, please telephone Margaret on 01924 362978 as soon as possible with their choice of meal.

CHRISTMAS FAIR: There is a Christmas fair at Wrenthorpe Primary School on Saturday, December 3. We are offering tables to local people who had handmade gifts, arts and crafts or sell plants. Please contact the school for more information.

MUSICAL EVENING: Popular music played by local artists. At Wrenthorpe Methodist Hall, Saturday, November 19. Tickets are £5 each with all proceeds going to the Cross Project, these can be purchased from the Cross Project office or telephone 01924 370302.

COMMUNITY COFFEE MORNING: The next community coffee morning at Wrenthorpe Methodist Hall will be tomorrow, November 12.

PLANNING APPLICATION: There is still time to object to the proposed development on Ruskin Avenue online. The link to the application on the council’s planning portal is Comments and objections can be made online. If you prefer to comment or object by letter this should be sent to the Service Director for Planning, Planning Services, Newton Bar, Leeds Road, Wakefield WF1 2TX.The deadline is Friday, November 18.