Kettlethorpe community news

COMPUTER COURSE: Free Beginners Computer course at Kettlethorpe Library, starting Tuesday, September 6, 10am- 12noon or 1pm - 3pm, for 4 weeks. Come and find out what the Internet can do for you. Contact the library on 01924 303375 for details or call into Kettlethorpe library to put your name down.

BUS SHELTER SEATING: Some older members of Hall Green Community are upset about the removal of the seating in the bus stop outside Hall Green Community Centre on Painthorpe Lane. They need this seating while waiting for the bus and wonder why it has been removed.

CHARITY FUN DAY: Crigglestone Sports Club are holding a charity fun day on bank holiday Sunday, August 28, in aid of Cancer Research UK. There will be a barbecue, bouncy castle, rides etc. Evening entertainment from motown duo ‘The Realistics’. Everything kicks off at 12 midday, all welcome, please go along and support this worthwhile cause.

HALL GREEN UNITED: Hall Green United continue their pre-season friendlies tonight when they entertain AFC Emley with a 7pm kick off. On Wednesday they start their West Riding County Amateur Premier Division campaign at home to Kirkburton FC, kick off 6.30pm.

HALL GREEN UNITED JUNIORS: Hall Green are recruiting new players for the upcoming season. They have Teams at most age groups with the U17’s, U15’s U13’s and U11’s looking for players to bolster the squads for the RCD Hudderfield league campaigns. The Hudderfield league is one of the best in the country and teams are of a very high standard, any player wanting a real test, this is the league to play in. Hall Green are a charter standard club based in the parish of Crigglestone, Wakefield. For all enquiries contact Neil on 07850 940512 or visit

VOLUNTEER DRIVERS NEEDED: Reconnect is recruiting volunteer drivers now. Are you unemployed and waiting to gain valuable training and skills? Do you need help with CV’s, job applications and letters? Re-Connect is an independent Registered Charity working with older people in Wakefield area. We are looking for volunteer drivers to our mini buses all the training given. For more information please contact Re-Connect on: 01924 274400

COMMUNITY LEARNING CENTRE: Kettlethorpe High School Community Learning Centre is now offering Employment Skills sessions. This is a free drop-in service open to all adults every Monday from 1pm-4pm. Don’t forget the FREE Internet Café! Open during the day and into the evening. Friendly staff available to assist. We are now participating in the BBC First Click Campaign. Now enrolling for courses starting September 2011 including Spanish, ECDL, Drawing & Painting , Introduction to IT and many more. Contact KHS CLC for more information on: 01924 229071, email:, or find more information on our website at: