Community News - Warsop

Rotary Club

Met at the Hostess Restaurant on Thursday week when president Roger Wright welcomed 22 members and guest Rotarian Neil Sharman from Hucknall to a business meeting. Rotn Reg Atkins reported on a football match he organised at the John Fretwell Centre, a joint venture withWarsop Town FC in aid of the Unity organisation, which uses sports such as football and other events to keep vulnerable youngsters off the streets. The club supplied the food and soft drinks for the players and Unity won both matches. It is hoped to make this an annual event.


Met on Wednesday week at the Methodist Church when they had a pumpkin carving evening, after which they completed a set of challenges.Mr C. Porteous assisted.

Royal British Legion

On Saturday week they launched their annual Poppy Appeal at the Tudor Barn. On Sunday week the Nottinghamshire Police Band gave a concert for remembrance at the Parish Church in aid of the poppy appeal. A service of Remembrance will take place on Saturday 10th November at 10.40am at Warsop Vale Memorial and on Remembrance Sunday there will be a service at the Cenotaph on Church Road with the parade leaving Carr Lane at 10.40am.

Saturday Dance Club

MC at Saturday week’s meeting at Woodside Hall was Mr D. Salt. Finance was organised by Mrs J. Linell and Mrs J. Mallett. Refreshments were provided by Mrs J. Ward on the occasion of her birthday and were served by Mr and Mrs D. Niblett, Mrs H. Pearson and Messers S. Hallett, R. Hill, K. Wake and D. Freeman.


Met on Thursday week at the Methodist Church when they had an indoor games evening. Miss K. Howard assisted.

Tuesday Club

Yesterday week members met at Woodside Hall when hostesses were Mesdames B. Rudd, L. Bown, E. Murtagh, K. Betts and M. Siven. Table games were organised by Mrs L. Bown. Sweep winners were Mrs M. Siven and Mrs H. Strickland. Whist was organised by Mrs P. Lea and the winners were Mrs P. Lea and Mrs D. Pollard.

Warsop Wives

Met yesterday week at the Parish Centre for a Beetle Drive.

Parish Church

Celebrant at Sunday week’s early Holy Communion was the Rev Angela Fletcher and preacher was reader Miss Pat Brewin who also preached. At the later service the Rector was celebrant and Miss Brewin preached. The reading was by Mrs Joyce Clarke and intercessions were led by Miss Kath Askey. Prayer Ministry was led by Ken Johnson and Mrs Joy Brearly. Miss Pat Brewin and Mrs Pam Radford assisted with the chalice. The Rector conducted an afternoon baptism assisted by Mrs Edith Humphreys. Yesterday week the Deanery Chapter met at the Parish Centre and volunteers staffed the Crosskeys charity shop and café.

Warsop Players

Rehearsals continued last week for the group’s forthcoming production of Sleeping Beauty which will be performed at Londgen Terrace Miners’ Welfare in December.


Met on Thursday week at the Methodist Church when they made good turn diaries to take home and complete with a good turn they do for every day of the week. This is for work for the Promise challenge badge. Ethan Baines and Ethan Grieve received home help badges. Mr I. Taylor was assisted by explorer scouts Jordan Grieve and Lorna Taylor.

Age Concern

Members met yesterday week at Friendship House for luncheon and bingo. During the week volunteers staffed the charity shop on Burns Lane.

St Teresa’s RC Church

Sunday week’s Morning Mass was celebrated by Father Lucian who gave the Homily. The reading was given by Mrs Lynn Goff and Eucharistic Ministers were K. Payne, D. Pearson and A. M. Pearson. Children met in the Church Hall for activities before joining the main service at the offertory. On Wednesday week the prayer group met at the Convent There was a parish Social Night on Friday week in the church hall when there was a pea and pie supper and entertainment provided by folk and ballad singers Scuppered.

Historical Society

Met at the Vale Hotel when Derek Coleman gave a talk about Bevin Boys.


Yesterday week there was Rhyme Time in conjunction with Sure start for babies and tots and included songs and stories.