Don area - Down Your Way w/c July 7, 2011

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A COFFEE morning is held at the Congregational Church every Saturday morning from 9.30-11.30am. The church room is available for hire.

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 Thursdays at 6pm. Coffee morning on Saturday from 10am to noon. The parent and toddler group meets on Tuesday and Thursday from 9.30-11am.

RAWMARSH

HUNDREDS of music lovers turned out on July 2 for Beanfest at the Star Inn, staged in memory of the late Rob Crook (Bean). Proceeds from the all-day event will go to the Bluebell Wood Children’s Hospice.

UP to nine jobs will be created by the opening of a new Asda store on Taylors Lane, Parkgate. The former Netto store will close at the end of this month, to re-open as an Asda facility on August 15. Existing employees will remain in post, and the new supermarket will house PayPoint, lottery and cash machines.

A SCOOTER hire scheme is now operating at Parkgate’s Retail World. Ability Shopper opened on June 24 with collection from Unit 1, Stone Row Way Rotherham Rd, Parkgate.

DENABY

The next police PACT meeting takes place on Tuesday, July 12, at the Ivanhoe Centre in Conisbrough at 7pm.

DENABY Carnival will take place on August 20 at the Flower Park.

ALL Saints’ Church is holding a weekly coffee morning on Wednesdays from 10-noon with bacon sandwiches and a bring-and-buy stall.

THIEVES have stolen the metal sheet roofs from several stalls on Denaby Market which, according to stallholders, has put the future of the traders in jeopardy. Although there are enough stalls for the market to continue, there are concerns vandals will return and the market will be forced to close.

*COMPREHENSIVE COVERAGE OF DISTRICT NEWS FROM DOWN YOUR WAY CAN BE FOUND IN THIS WEEK’S SOUTH YORKSHIRE TIMES