Lupset community news

The HOSPICE: A Dominoes Evening, organised by the Lupset and Thornes Fundraising Group, will be held this evening at West Wakefield Methodist Church, from 7.30pm. Admission is 50p plus 50p a game.

CAR BOOT SALE: Friends of Clarence, Holmfield and Thornes Parks are holding a car boot sale on the arena in Clarence Park on Sunday from 7am. Pitches cost £8 for cars and £10 for vans.

TABLE TOP SALE: Kidz Aware is holding a table top sale at Jubilee Hall Community Centre, Townley Road on Sunday from 10am – 3pm.

WAKEFIELD ST MICHAEL’S CC: The 100 club monthly draw for August has taken place. The numbers drawn were first prize 68 (£100), second prize 30 (£50), and third prize 71 (£25). The next draw will take place on Saturday, September 3.

SKELMANTHORPE MALE VOICE CHOIR: After the summer break, rehearsals resume on Tuesday, August 16 at West Wakefield Methodist Church, Thornes Road at 7.30pm, thereafter on alternate Tuesdays. This is an ideal time for new members to join as the choir begins to rehearse for the autumn and Christmas programmes. You can attend any rehearsal or contact Richard on 376947 for further details.

COURSES AT ST GEORGE’S: A new free service is now available at St George’s. You can get help with finding work, preparing CVs, finding courses and careers advice. You also have free use of the internet for job search. Call in at St George’s Community Centre any Monday between 1pm and 4pm or ring for more details 369631. The Centre is also taking enrolments for September courses.

THORNES CRICKET CLUB: There were several stand out performances last week. First team skipper Richard Foster hammered 110 runs as his team totalled 275-5 against Hunslet Nelson, Nathan Glynn also adding 94 runs. Thornes then hustled their opponents all out for 143, Scott Wightman capturing four wickets. The Club’s second team did well against East Ardsley Firsts, but were beaten by just three wickets as Umar Mirza blitzed 75 runs and Narinder Reehal bagged four wickets. The performance of the day went to D Senaratne who secured five Pollington wickets and then hit 107 not out to help the Club’s third team win by 9 wickets. To complete the weekend the Sunday team beat Crigglestone by five wickets. This coming Saturday the first team are away at Mirfield Parish Cavaliers, the second team host Batley Firsts at Field Lane, and the third team play Brodsworth Main Seconds at their Newton Hill ground.

WEST WAKEFIELD METHODIST CHURCH: The preachers Sunday are Sandra Oldroyd at 10am and Rev Alan Wilthew at 6pm.