Community News - Warsop

Dance Club

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

Inner Wheel Club

Held its 40th Charter celebrations on Wednesday week at the Hostess Restaurant. President Sue Pasierb welcomed approximately 120 members

and guests who all received a hand crafted bookmark,

made by member Christine Parkin. On the front of the charter programme was a

ruby rose taken from an original watercolour painted by member Pat Ashton for the

occasion. The original charter was held at the Saracens Head Hotel in Southwell in 1972. Seven of the founder members were present at the 40th anniversary and Sue presented each of them with a flower arrangement. Guest Elizabeth Sissons, daughter of the late founder treasurer June Moss was also presented with flowers in memory of her mother. District Chairman Ann Cottee brought best wishes from

the executive committee and Rotary President Roger Wright from the Rotary Club of Warsop. Rotarian Stuart Parsons spoke on Warsop Memory Lane. A vote of thanks was by Vice President Sue Lunn. On Sunday week at a service of Remembrance

at Warsop, Mrs Pasierb laid a wreath at the cenotaph on behalf of the club.

Church Vale School

Pupils from Year 3 visited the Yorvik Viking Museum

in York. The school has also taken part in book week.


Met on Thursday week at the Methodist church and continued work towards their communicator badge, by learning how to make emergency phone calls and remembering a message for 20 minutes. Jack Storer, Lewis Lambley, Jacob Shutt and Keaton Keane said their Cub promise and were invested. Home help badges

were presented to Jack Storer, Jacob Shutt, Ethan Baines and Charlie Walker. Mr A. Melless and Mr I. Taylor were assisted by explorer scout Lorna Shepherd. On Sunday week Beaver, Cubs and Scouts took part in the Remembrance Day parade

and service, Ella Stevenson carried the Beaver flag, Lewis Shepherd the Cub flag

and Sam Pritchard the Scout flag. The wreath was laid by explorer scout Lorna

Shepherd, Cub Callum Watson and Beaver Emily French.

St Teresa’s RC Church

Sunday week’s morning service was conducted by Father

Denis Labartette who also gave the Homily. The reading was given by J. Johnson

and Eucharistic Minsters 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.

Art Class

Artist, Matthew Palmer supervised his weekly art class on Wednesday week at the Oaklands Centre. New lessons start tonight (21st November) from 6.30 to 9pm, £5 a lesson and new members welcome. Matthew will also be doing a charity watercolour demonstration at King’s Mill Hospital on Friday 30th November at 7.30pm in aid of the MRI Scanner Appeal. Tickets £5. Contact 01623 742567.


On Friday week in conjunction with Sure start held a rhyme time with songs and stories for babies and tiny tots and action songs for toddlers.


Met on Wednesday week and made final preparations for a night’s walk from Holbeck to Warsop checking the route on a map. Mr A. Grieve and Mr C.

Porteous assisted.

Meden School

On Wednesday week the school hosted a Year 10 progress evening when parents and guardians were able to meet with teachers to discuss their child’s progress.

Warsop Wives

On Tuesday week members met when they had a pub games evening.

Parish Church

Bell ringers rang for the morning service. Celebrant and

preacher at Sunday week’s early Holy Communion was the Rev Angela Fletcher. Mrs Ann Brookes assisted with the chalice. At the later service the Rector was celebrant and preacher. Mrs Jane Skidmore and Mrs Pam Radford assisted with the chalice. The reading was given by Paul Skidmore and intercessions were led by

Tony Hague. Prayer Ministry was led by Mrs Jenny Briggs and Paul Skidmore. In the

afternoon the Rector conducted a baptism and was assisted by Mrs Ann Brookes.


Met on Thursday week at the Methodist Church and wrote thank you prayers for work towards their faith badge work. They also listened to the Good

Samaritan story from the bible and discussed how it relates to the beaver promise.

Miss K. Howard assisted.

Mothers Union

On Wednesday week members and guests met at the Parish Centre for a Beetle Drive and silent auction which was followed by a light supper.

Age Concern

Members met yesterday week at Friendship House for lunch and bingo. Volunteers staffed the café and charity shop during the week.