Community News - Warsop

Organ Society

Members met for a club night on Thursday week at the Parish Centre when Mr I. Gittings, Mr P. Bentley and Mrs M. Pike entertained. A raffle was organised by Mrs Sue Baines and Hostesses were Mrs J. Davies and Mrs M. Pike.


Met on Thursday week and visited the Carrs for outdoor games. Akela Mr A. Melless and Mr I. Taylor were assisted by Explorer Scouts Lorna Shepherd and Jordan Grieve.

Inner Wheel

President Sue Pasierb welcomed 32 members to the September meeting at the Hostess Restaurant and introduced guest speaker, club member Mrs Pat Ashton, who gave a talk on her hobby of painting. The President gave her monthly report outlining events she had attended; including a coffee morning held by Mansfield club member Margaret Thomas and had also sent thanks to Maria Zubek who produced knitted garments for overseas charities. Anne Lyons gave the secretary’s report and advised of forthcoming events, including a coffee morning on 15th November at the John Fretwell centre, 10:30am-1pm.Tickets will be £3 and all are welcome. Gloria Humphrey gave the treasurer’s report. Anne Lyons gave the overseas report in Jan Strachan’s absence, reporting that a Knit and Natter night had been held when 32 Joy bags and 22 baby bundles were made to be delivered to the Police Aid Convoy for distribution. Members had also enjoyed a walk around the Teversal trail and lunch at the Manor Rooms in Teversal, hosted by Richard and Sue Goad. Sue Lunn gave the charity report and advised that the club will be having a tombola stall at Thoresby Craft Fair on 20th and 21st October.

Tuesday Club

Met yesterday week at Woodside Hall when hostesses were Mesdames E. Murtagh, K. Betts, B. Rudd, M. Siven and L. Bown. Table games were organised by Mrs M. Siven. Sweep winners were Mrs L. Bown and Mr J. Allan. Whist was organised by Mrs P. Lea and the winners were Mr J. Allan and Mr D. Mytom.


Met on Wednesday week at the Methodist Church and made preparations for a forthcoming conservation weekend at Grindleford Derbyshire. Mr A. Grieve and Mr C. Porteous assisted.


Fred Flint, Bryn Richards, Chris Richards, Denis Smedley, Andrew and Phillip Richards rang for an afternoon wedding on Friday week at the Parish Church. Ringers were conducted by Denis Smedley. On Saturday week ringers rang for two afternoon weddings and were conducted by Tower Captain Chris Richards. On Sunday week Adrian Hardy, Chris Richards, Sandra Boot, Roz Dawson, Fred Flint and Bryn Richards met in the ringing chamber to ring for the morning service. Bryn Richards reminded ringers of the Open Day at Taylors Bell Foundry in Loughborough.

Saturday Dance Club

MC on Saturday week at Woodside hall was Mr G. Hawkesworth. Finance was organised by Mrs S. Linell and Mrs J. Mallett. Refreshments were served by was Mr and Mrs D. Niblett, Mr R. Hill. Mr K. Wake and Mr D. Freeman and Mrs V. Gibbons

Parish Church

The celebrant at Sunday weeks early Holy Communion for Harvest Festival was the Rector Reverend Angela Fletcher and the preacher was Reader Mrs Jane Skidmore who also assisted with the chalice. At the later service the Rector was the celebrant and Mrs Skidmore preached .Mrs Barbara Mallatratt read the lesson and the intercessions were led by Miss Kath Askey. Prayer Ministry was led by Mrs Ann Brookes and Mrs Joyce Brearly. Tony Hague and Mrs Jane Skidmore assisted with the chalice. Organist Tony Herrod accompanied the choir. In the afternoon the Rector conducted a baptism assisted by Mrs Edith Humphreys. In the evening there was a Harvest Supper and auction of produce held in the Tudor Barn. Yesterday week volunteers staffed the Cross Keys charity shop and Café.

Over 50s

Met at the Meden Sports Centre on Friday week for table tennis activities and refreshments.


Met on Thursday week and visited the Carrs were they completed a scavenger hunt. Miss K. Howard was assisted by Mr A. Grieve.

Old Warsop Society

An exhibition on local history is currently on show at the Library until the end of September.


In conjunction with Surestart held a Rhyme Time for parents and toddlers yesterday week. A talk was held recently in the reading cafe bout books with a local area focus.

St Teresa’s RC Church

Sunday week’s Morning Mass was celebrated by Canon Jonathan Cotton who also preached. The reading was given by B. Hopkinson and Eucharistic Ministers were A. Burgin, D. Pearson and A. M. Pearson. Children met in the church hall for activities before joining the main service at the Offertory. The prayer group met on Wednesday week in the church hall and on Thursday week there was a jumble sale in aid of church funds.