Community - Stanley

CHRISTCHURCH LOFTHOUSE: Tomorrow, the Mothers’ Union holds a coffee morning from 10am-noon at the church.

CAR BOOT SALE: Wakefield Chantry Rotary Club holds a car boot sale at Kingsland School, Aberford Road, on Sunday, August 7 from 7am to noon. Pitches cost £10 per vehicle and all money raised from the sale of pitches will benefit Rotary charities.

SAPPHIRE SUPREMES FUNDAY: Sapphire Supremes Majorettes from Stanley hold a family fun day on Sunday, August 7 at Stanley Rodillians Rugby Club from noon to 4.30pm. Stalls include bottle tombola, raffle, hook a duck, cakes, sweets, bouncy castle and much more. There will be a barbecue selling the Sapphire Supremes Sausage, made by Howgate & Farrar butchers, plus majorette performances throughout the day.

STANLEY METHODISTS: The service at 10.30am this Sunday, August 7 will be led by Irene Hayes.

GOOD COMPANIONS: All members enjoyed a good evening last Thursday. Bingo winners were L Luford, S Parkin, J Dixon, D Dawson, B Robinson, M Greenwood, C Macfarlane, D Highly and K Watkins. Members’ draw was won by L Wilcox, M Schofield and J Dixon and the meat raffle was won by P Allsop and M Greenwood.

PRAYER 4 STANLEY: Next week, Stanley Methodist Church and St Peter’s Church Centre will be delivering prayer cards to and praying for Scarth Terrace and Charlesworth Place. You can submit a prayer request at any time, e-mail, phone or text 07582 894787, visit or put a note in the postbox at either church.

COFFEE MORNING: St Peter’s Church monthly coffee morning will be held next Saturday, August 13, 10am-noon, at Stanley Community Centre with an excellent cake stall, tombola, raffle, greetings cards and refreshments.

POCKET PANTO 1940’S SHOW: A fantastic 1940’s event will be taking place on Thursday, August 25 from 1pm at the Community Centre. Performed by the Pocket Panto, the event will help celebrate the 21st anniversary of the Wheelers and Wobblers Social Club. With music from Vera Lynn and Flanagan & Allen, it will be a great nostalgic event. Tickets cost £5 to includes pie & peas and are available from Janice on 01924 826412 (after 5pm).

SCARECROW FESTIVAL: Don’t forget to start planning your scarecrow! Scarecrows can be displayed outside your home, school or business from September 9 with the festival taking place on Saturday, September 17 at Stanley playground. On the day of the festival, there will also be fairground rides, music and refreshments, as well as prizes for the scarecrows voted best in their category.