Community - Ossett

TOWER OPEN DAY: As part of the national Heritage Weekend events, Trinity Church, Church Street, Ossett, holds an open day, including the tower being open tomorrow from 10am to 4pm. This is your chance to experience the latest phase of transformation of the church as even more of its treasures are revealed following extensive refurbishment, with new seating and an exciting new lighting scheme. Refreshments will be on sale during the day with all proceeds going to the continuing development of the church building, including the final phase of a new environmentally friendly heating system. Admission to the church is free, tower entry is £2, children under 16 £1, children under five are unable to go up the tower. For more details contact Duncan Smith at or Trinity Church office on 01924 263497

HORBURY VICTORIA BAND: The Rotary Club of Horbury and Ossett is promoting An evening with Horbury Victoria Band tonight at Ossett Town Hall at 7pm for 7.30pm. There will be a licensed bar and interval refreshments, all money raised will be donated to help the community. Tickets cost £5 and are available at The Black Olive, Queen Street, Horbury, and Funny Foods, Station Road, Ossett, or on the door on the night.

GAWTHORPE NEIGHBOURHOOD PACT MEETING: Will take place on Wednesday, September 14 from 7pm to 8pm at Maypole Children’s Centre, Gawthorpe.

TRINITY CHURCH: From September 11 service times will change.  Each Sunday except the second Sunday in the month there will be only one service, communion at 10am. On second Sundays, starting this Sunday there will be a communion service (BCP) at 8.30am and an all age service of the word at 11am. Wednesday, September 14 10.30am, communion.

SOUTH OSSETT GUIDES: Resumed on Wednesday, September 7. Lots of activities have been planned for this term between now and Christmas. If you are interested in finding out more about rainbows, brownies, guides or senior section in Ossett, contact the local organiser at or the Girlguiding UK website.

THE KING’S WAY CHURCH: Last Sunday the congregations of the Ossett and Horbury circuit which includes Horbury, Netherton, The King’s Way and St John’s Methodist churches, celebrated the amalgamation of 30 churches into a larger circuit. The service of celebration was held at St Wilfrid’s Church in Featherstone. A service was held in The King’s Way Church on September 4 to welcome new minister the Rev Michael Jones his wife Mandy and their two sons. Mr Jones will conduct both services on Sunday at 10.30am and 6pm.

WAKEFIELD FC U11s: Is looking for new players, boys and girls, for the new season starting in September. Training in Thornes Park on a Monday 7pm- 8pm, with a level 2 coach. If interested, contact David on 07831 262870.