A COFFEE morning is held at the Congregational Church every Saturday morning from 9.30-11.30am. The church room is available for hire, call Kathleen on 01709 322003.
A RE-ENACTMENT Group meets at Bank Street Methodist Church on Wednesday at 7.30pm. South Yorkshire Musical Comedy Society meets on Tuesday and Friday at 7pm. The Beavers Club meets on Tuesday at 5.30pm, Cubs on Wednesday at 5.45pm and Scouts on Thursday at 7.45pm. Girls’ Brigade meets on Thursday at 6pm. Coffee morning on Saturday, 10am-noon. The parent and toddler group meets on Tuesday and Thursday, 9.30-11am.
WEEKLY activities at Mexborough Baptist Church are as follows: Cubs on Monday at 6.30pm, Bible Study on Tuesday at 7.30pm, Scallwags on Wednesday at 9am, followed by Brownies at 5.30pm, Gentle Exercise class on Thursday at 10am, followed by Beavers at 5.45pm and Scouts at 7pm. A prayer meeting is held on the last Saturday of every month at 10.30am.
BANDS who want to get in on the act at upcoming Rawmarsh festivals should reserve their place now at the Star pub. This year’s Beanfest, staged annually in memory of Rob (Bean) Crook, who lost his life in a car crash, takes place on July 2. The Star Fest will take place on August 13. Get in touch with Chris or Clare Thompson at the Star to request a slot, offer sponsorship or donate raffle prizes. Star Fest proceeds will go to the Royal Dragoon Guards and war veterans, in memory of the late James Leverett.
RAWMARSH man Anthony Lound, 45, and his brother-in-law Kevin Mundy are to attempt a sponsored Lyke Wake Walk in July, in support of the Royal Dragoons. To sponsor Anthony, the grandfather of fallen soldier James Leverett’s baby son James, access the Just Giving website, enter the “sponsor a friend” section and click on Anthony’s name.
A NEW hair salon, shop and beauty parlour has been granted planning permission at 2 Stocks Lane, Rawmarsh.
A FOLK concert will be held at St Peter’s Church on Monday, May 9. Tickets for the Folk In Focus performance – £5 and including refreshments – are available at the Alpha Rooms coffee mornings on Wednesdays and Saturdays.
RESIDENTS revamping their home this Spring can arrange to have their unwanted furniture collected and recycled for free. The scheme is being co-ordinated at Conisbrough Library.
KICK-BOXING for women has started at The Place Community Centre on Church street. The first taster class is on Saturday, May 7, from noon-1pm.
*COMPREHENSIVE COVERAGE OF DISTRICT NEWS FROM DOWN YOUR WAY CAN BE SEEN IN THIS WEEK’S SOUTH YORKSHIRE TIMES.