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WORKSOP

BASSETLAW Stroke Information Service: Is a new service for residents, funded by NHS Bassetlaw and Notts County Council and delivered by Bassetlaw Action Centre. The service provides advice, information and support to stroke survivors, and their families and carers for as long as it is needed. A case worker is available to assist you to access services that you may require to support your return to day-to-day life. Advice and support is available for practical things like: filling in forms, applying for benefits, assistance with looking at housing needs and with adaptations that are required, other practical assistance, support to return back to work, signposting to other relevant services/agencies, put people in contact with other stroke survivors or just a listening ear! If you would like some help, please contact Jayne Bullock at Bassetlaw Action Centre on 01777 709650 alternatively e-mail: jbullock@bassetlawactioncentre.org.uk

BALMORAL Tenants and Residents Association, Balmoral Community Centre, Sandringham Crescent: Meet for talks, demonstrations, lunches, tea, coffee and bingo. Mondays 1-3pm.

BASSETLAW Hospital League of Friends: Summer Fayre, Saturday 16th June at The Crossing, Newcastle Street, Worksop, 2-4.30pm. Many stalls including bric-a-brac, cakes, tombola, cards, home-made jams etc. and of course a raffle. Fresh cream teas with home-made scones will be available. Admission £1 payable on the door. Everyone welcome.

BLUEBELL Wood Children’s Hospice: Urgently require stock and donations of clothes, shoes and bric-a-brac. Any donations would be greatly received at our shop on 76 Bridge Street, Worksop. We are also desperately in need of volunteers, contact Jane Smith on 01909 483200.

DIVORCED, Separated and Widowed Association: Mondays (except Bank Holidays), 8-11pm for dancing and social outings. £1.40 for visitors and £1 for members. For enquiries ring: 01909 487222.

DUKERIES Decorative And Fine Arts Society: For more information contact 01909 591471.

MS Society, Worksop and District, St Anne’s Hall: Meet on the second and fourth Mondays of each month, 7pm. On the fourth Monday we have guest speakers. All MS sufferers and their families will be made welcome. We run a chair based pilates session every Thursday, 11am-12noon at St Mary’s Church Hall. For more details contact Mrs Mary Marsden on 01909 474941 or Mr G. McKinnel on 01909 475189.

NEW Testament Church of God (Cheapside): Sunday 10am All Age Sunday School, 11am Morning Service also 11am Youth Church, 5pm Evening Service. Wednesday 7.30-9pm Prayer Request Service. For details or to leave a request tel. 01909 487940.

PROSPECT Pre-School, Kilton Forest Community Centre: Mon-Fri 9am-12noon. Free for 3-5 year olds under nursery education grant and it is hoped places will become available free for children aged two.

SAVE The Children, Central Avenue: Are looking for items you no longer need including small items of furniture. All donations will be gratefully received.

SOROPTOMISTS of the Bassetlaw Area: If you are interested in finding out about a local group of women who socialise and enjoy each others’ company, challenging women’s issues and doing a lot of good work the community, then our group may be for you. Contact Ginny on 01909 476192 or Denise on 01909 731689 or email denise@pears205.plus.com.

ST ANNE’S Baby And Toddler Playgroup: Tuesdays 9.30-11.15am. Term time only.

ST ANNE’S Church: Newcastle Avenue: 10th June, 1st Sunday after Trinity, 8am Holy Communion, 10am Family Communion - Light Club, 6.30pm Informal Service. Daily Prayer: Mon-Fri 9-9.30am, in the Lady Chapel, entry via vestry door.

STEP2IT Dukeries, Kilton Forest Golf Club: Health/leisure walks every Thursday, 10am. One mile for beginners, three miles and five miles and occasionally seven miles. The Monday evening walks have now started. All walks are free, but we regret no dogs. Tel. 01909 488704 or 07599 340551.

THE CROSSING Church and Centre: Saturday 9th June, Concert Circuit Choristers Diamond Jubilee Concert, 7.30pm. Saturday 16th June, Concert Thoresby Colliery Band, 7.30pm. For more details ring 01909 473375 for more details. Website: www.thecrossing.co.uk. Sundays Weekly: Morning Service, 10.15am, Apostolic Church of Fellowship Service 10.30am-1pm and 6-8pm, Quakers 10am (alternate Sundays). Mondays Weekly, Morning Prayers, 10.30-10.45am, Women’s Fellowship Meeting 2.15-3.30pm, Cake Decorating Class, 6.30pm (please ring for details. This is not a beginners class). Tuesdays Weekly, Morning Prayers, 10.30-10.45am, Over 60’s Luncheon Club, 12noon (please ring before Monday 12noon to book place), Keep Fit Class 7.30pm. Wednesdays Weekly, Knit & Natter Group, 10.30am-12.30pm, Morning Prayers, 10.30-10.45am, Baby & Toddlers, 9.30-11am. Thursdays Weekly, Morning Prayers, 10.30-10.45am, weight Watchers, 12.30pm, Yoga 7.15-8.45pm. Fridays Weekly, Morning Prayers, 10.30-10.45am, Baby & Toddlers, 9.30-11am. Saturdays Weekly, Morning Prayers, 10.30-10.45am.

WORKSOP and District Pensioner’s Association: Meets on the second Wednesday of each month in a private room at The Crossing Church and Centre, 2-4pm. Provides entertainment and enjoyment for everyone aged 60 and over. Membership £4 per year and £1.50 per monthly visit including tea and biscuits and a free raffle ticket. Contact 01909 481687 or 481620 for more details.

WOMEN’S Institute: Visitors and new members always welcome, for enquiries please ring: 01909 483215.

WORKSOP and District Stroke Club: First and third Thursdays of each month, 7pm at The Crossing. All stroke victims and their carers are assured of a warm, friendly welcome. During the year a series of slide shows and speakers provide the focal point of meetings. Tel. Lyn Hancock on: 01909 720985.

WORKSOP Leisure Centre: Aquanatal, Friday 11.45am-12.30pm, designed for pregnant women in their second and third trimesters. Belly Dancing, Fridays 7-8.30pm. Boot Camp, Thursdays 6.45-7.30pm. Tai Chi, Wednesdays 11.30am-12.30pm. Early Morning Swim, Monday-Friday 7-8.30am and Sunday 7-9am. Parent and Child Lessons, Monday 7-8pm, Tuesday 12.15-1.30pm, Thursday 12.15-1.30pm and 7-8pm, Friday 11.45am-1.30pm and 7-8pm Sunday 9am-12pm.

WORKSOP Sea Cadets and Royal Marine Cadets: Needs You! It is a registered charity organisation staffed by volunteers. The Worksop unit consists of up to 40 cadets (male and female) between the ages of 10 and 18. Young people from all backgrounds come to learn and have fun. They also develop skills in many areas including; social, communication, team work, leadership and independence. There are many qualifications to be gained such as; sailing, rowing, power boating, D of E and many more: as well as opportunities to go Off Shore Sailing, go aboard HMS Bristol and take part in many competitions around the country. You are welcome to come and join us at: Worksop Sea Cadets and Royal Marine Cadets, TS Bentinck, 74a Gateford Road, Worksop. Parade Nights: Mondays and Thursdays 6.45-9pm. Tel. 01909 487498.

KILTON

KILTON Pet and Raptor Rescue, Plantation Hill: Open throughout the year for anyone interested in homing unwanted animals or for fostering. The rescue centre is expanding to Lambley in Nottingham and has opened a Farm Park and Falconry Centre, which will be open to the public from 10am-5pm, 7 days a week. Volunteers are always needed. For more information contact Colleen on: 01909 478049 or 0797 039 0725.

MANTON

SHO-Shin-Budo Kwai: St Peter’s Church Hall, Pelham Street, Fridays 6.45-8pm for under 10s and 8.9.30pm for over 10s and adults. £3 per session.

WORKSOP Town Lindrickaires Marching Band: Practices take place every Sunday, 3-4.30pm at Shrewsbury Road Community Centre. New members always welcome, no age limit required, just call in at the centre on Sunday to take part.

BIRCOTES

HARWORTH Methodist Church, Waterslack Road: Sunday Services, 10.30-11.30am, Sunday School 10-30-11.30am. Tuesday Club, every Tuesday during term time, 6-7pm.

BIRCOTES Leisure Centre: Bums ‘n’ Tums, Wednesday 7-8pm and Thursday 9.30-10.30am. Aqua Aerobics, Monday 7.15-8pm, Tuesday 12.30-1.15pm and Thursday 11-11.45am. Salsacise, Thursday 7.15-8pm. Yoga, Monday 6.15-7.45pm.

CARBURTON

CHURCH of St Giles: Sundays Parish Mass 11.30am, 2nd and 4th of the month. Enquiries can be obtained by telephoning: 01909 472180.

CLUMBER

ST MARY’S Chapel: 11.30am Mass 1st, 3rd and 5th Sundays. Enquires available on: 01909 472180 or at worksoppriory.co.uk.