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News from Haworth, Stanbury
2:33pm Friday 6th September 2013 in News
Saturday: Hall Green Church Book Point is open from 1-4pm. Zumba class, 10am at West Lane Methodist Church’s Grimshaw Centre. Bingo at the Community Centre at 7.30pm. Keighley Show is today at Marley, running from 8.30am to after 5pm. “Groovy Happenings for Manorlands” at The Parkside Social Club at 7.30pm. Admission £3 on the door.
Sunday: Church services – Stanbury Church, holy communion, 9.30am. Haworth Parish Church, family communion, 10.45am. West Lane Baptist Church, family service followed by a church meeting at 10.30am and evening holy communion service at 6pm, both with the Rev Chris Upton. West Lane Methodist Church, harvest service with the Rev Ruth Crompton at 2.30pm. Hall Green Baptist Church, morning family service at 10.30am and evening meeting at 6pm. The 10.30 am includes a creche for under threes and a Sunday Club for those of pre-school and primary school age. Our Lady of Lourdes, Ebor Lane, holy mass at 10am. Scar Top Chapel service at 2.45pm, local preacher John Cunliffe. FERN Christian Fellowship meet in the Methodist Church Hall at 6.30pm. A seven-mile guided walk starts at 1pm by the large Oxenhope chimney led by Ken Allen. Good paths and a few stiles.
Monday: Haworth Parish Church bell ringing practice at 7.30pm. Haworth Brass Band rehearsal at 7.45pm. Haworth Film Club are showing “Carousel” at 1pm at West Lane Baptist Church. Free admission and refreshments after. K9 Capers dog training at West Lane Methodist Church Hall at 7pm for puppies and 7.30pm for older dogs, contact Kathryn Smith on 635290. Haworth, Cross Roads and Stanbury and District WI annual meeting at 7.30pm at West Lane Baptist Church. Toddler and baby yoga class, at Thornfield, Station Road, from 1-2pm for babies from 2-3pm for toddlers, contact Nicola Resell on 07775 535006. Fit friends running club, 7pm, from the Medical Centre car park. “Worth the Tour” meeting at Damside Mill, Lees Lane, Haworth, at 7pm. A community-led group to discuss various plans related to the Tour de France and 100-day cultural festival of 2014. Contact Liz Barker on (01535) 643686 for more details.
Tuesday: FERN Christian Fellowship meet at 7.45pm at the Methodist Church Hall. Weight Watchers meets at 6.15pm at West Lane Baptist Church, contact Joanne Cutts on 07939 564773. Karate class from 6.30-8pm at West Lane Methodist Church Hall, contact Mo Ilyas on 600407.
Wednesday: Haworth Senior Citizens meet at 2-3.30pm at West Lane Methodist Church Hall, contact Doreen Robinson on 648928. Weight Watchers meet at 9.30am at West Lane Baptist Church, contact Joanne 07939 564773. Hall Green Church, prayer and Bible study meeting at 8pm. At the Community Centre, Little Ladybirds baby and toddler group 10-11.30am. Craft evening at the Wuthering Heights Inn,Stanbury, from 7.30-9.30pm. Everyone is welcome, contact Nicci on (01535) 643332. West Lane Baptist Amateur Operatic Society rehearsal at 7.30pm.
The Haworth Exhibition Trust makes small grants to assist students in further education who live in and attended schools in the Worth Valley. Application forms are available at the Haworth Medical Practice. Closing date is Friday, September 27.
Worth Valley Speedwatch – On August 21 between 11.15a -12.15pm a speed watch was carried out by PCSO Wynn-Evans in the Mill Hey area of Haworth, monitoring the speed of vehicles travelling from Cross Roads towards Haworth. During this period, the speed of more than 120 vehicles was checked and seven were caught travelling in excess of the 30mph limit. All these drivers will be issued with a warning letter. Then from 12.15-1pm a speed watch was carried out on Hebden Road on the stretch between Cross Roads to Brow. More than 80 vehicles were checked and only one vehicle was caught speeding.
The Friends of Haworth Park would to thank the shops and businesses displaying the collection boxes for the bandstand appeal. Also, a big thank you to all the residents who supported the Friends and who raised both funds and the profile of the project. Funding has now been secured to complete the bandstand. Fuller details will become available shortly.
The Stanbury and District WI will meet on Monday at West Lane Baptist Church at 7.30 pm for their annual meeting. This will be followed by members reading short poems and prose extracts. There is a fashion show coming up at the same venue on Wednesday, September 18 at 7.30pm. Entry is £2, non-members welcome.
The Haworth & Oxenhope District Bridleways Group’s final dressage competition is on Sunday at Lilyhall Livery Stables, Haworth (when the tests will be Intro A, P12, P18 and N28) and an organised ride on Sunday, September 29. The group’s annual show was held on Sunday, August 25 at High Laithe Livery Stables, Oxenhope. The In-hand Senior Champion was C Haines-Vickery on The Full Monty, with runner-up C Mitchell-McCarthy on Myrestone Lady Luisa. Junior In-hand Champion was J Wilkinson on Poppy, with runner-up O Wasley on Twinkle-toes Sparky. Ridden Senior Champion was A Wheeler on Little Joe II, with runner-up J Rhodes on Springlawn Boy. Junior Ridden Champion was F Andrew on Boston Lady, with runners-up G Hird and N Fairbank on Tremele Vashti’s Lad. Full results on the website. The next monthly meeting is on Tuesday, September 24 when the talk will be on winter feeding. The final pleasure ride of the season is on Sunday, September 29 (Grainwater Bridge) and there will be an In-hand Fun Show on Penistone Hill on Saturday, October 12.
Meetings are held at the Old White Lion, Haworth at 8pm, preceded by a Junior meeting at 6.45pm. For further details, contact Gill Burgess on (01535) 644347; 07799 614763; email@example.com or visit hodbg.org.
This year’s Worth Valley Horticultural Society late flower and vegetable focusing on chrysanthemums, dahlias, pot plants, fruit and vegetables. It will be held at Haworth Community Centre, Butt Lane on Sunday, September 29 from 2-4.15pm. Entries will be taken until 11am on the show day. There will be raffle tickets on sale and an auction after the show. Schedules are available from Mike Cunningham on (01535) 215141.
At this week’s meeting, members of Worth Valley Young Farmers took part in a sports day hosted at a member’s farm. Races included an egg and spoon and an obstacle race. The club are also preparing for Keighley Show where they will have a stand, and also where they will support the show by stewarding various classes. For more information about the club, contact Rachael Moore on 07887 530187 or visit worthvalley.org.
Haworth Community Centre has been closed through out August, but has re-opened. The next bingo is on Saturday at 7.30pm.
The Community Contact Point at 28 Changegate, Haworth, is open from noon-4pm on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays, contact Margaret Smith, the coordinator on 644001 or e-mail to wvcontactpoint@ yahoo.co.uk for more information.