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News from Oakworth
2:15pm Thursday 12th September 2013 in News
Sunday: Christ Church, eucharist service, 9.30am, followed by tea and coffee in the church hall. There will be a Heartbeat service at Christ Church this evening at 7.30pm. This is a service for the combined churches of the village.
St John’s Church, Newsholme, sung eucharist service, 11.15am.
Methodist church: Harvest Festival service, 10.30am, led by Janet Clark, followed by refreshments.
Slack Lane Baptist Church, service at 10.45am.
Crossing the Bridge is a youth group for Oakworth young people aged 13 to 18 year olds who are interested in learning more about being a Christian in today’s society. The group meets fortnightly on a Sunday evening from 7-8.30pm at Oakworth Methodist Church. Meetings are varied using ideas put forward from all members of the group – a mixture of Bible study, discussion, music and other things usually involving food of some sort.
Monday: Oakworth Scouts meet in Holden Hall, from 7pm. New members welcome.
Sonia’s Legs, Bums and Tums fitness classes at Oakworth Juniors clubhouse from 6.30-7.30pm. Admission £3, contact Sonia on 07958 280291.
Rainbows meet from 5.15-6.15pm and Brownies from 6.30-7.45pm. For further details, contact leaders Lynn Stow (Rainbows) on 662998 and Brownies, Gillian Gallagher on 07779 059687. Airedale Ruggers meet in Oakworth Methodist Church lounge on the third Monday of each month at 6.30pm. Anyone interested, please come along.
Iyengar yoga class, Holden Hall, 7.30-9pm, contact Alan Brown on (01535) 637359.
Oakworth Morris dancers are always on the look out for dancers and musicians to help continue the tradition. New members are always welcome.
They practice most Monday nights between September and July at Oakworth Methodist Church from 8pm. Further information from ovmm.co.uk.
Tuesday: Oakworth Police and Community Contact Point is open from 9-11am in Holden Hall. For further information, contact 647574.
Little Squirrels toddler group, 9.15-11.15am, term time only in the main room at Holden Hall, with music and structured play for children and a healthy snack included in the admission price of £2. Please note that help is needed from the parents each week getting out and putting away the toys.
Cubs and Beavers of the village meet in the Methodist Church this evening; Beavers from 5.45-6.45pm and Cubs from 7-8.30pm.
Karate classes at Oakworth School, juniors aged seven to 12, 6.15-7.15pm, £4; adults 7.30-9pm, £5. You would also need to pay £20 for and annual licence, contact Oliver Thornton on (01535) 210138 or Cindy Wallace on (01274) 519770.
Wednesday: Aerobics class with Sonia at Oakworth Juniors club house, Bronte playing fields, from 6.30-7.30pm, £3 per session, contact Sonia on 07958 280291.
Coffee morning, Christ Church, with Fairtrade tea, coffee and biscuits, from 10-11.30am, followed by a short eucharist service at 11.30am.
Rainbow, Brownies and Guides all meet on Wednesday evenings; Rainbows – 5-6pm; Brownies – 6.15-7.30pm; Guides – 7.45-9pm. Contact Janet Armstrong on 642625.
Slimming World, Holden Hall, from 5-6pm and 7-8.00pm, new members welcome, contact 642319 or just turn up on the night.
Oakworth Police and Community Contact Point is open from 6.30-8pm at Holden Hall, contact 647574.
Keighley Third Age Goup (that’s for the over 50s) hold several group meetings in Oakworth Methodist Church lounge throughout each month. For further information , contact Joan Rye on (01535) 642136 or visit oakworthvillage.com.
Oakworth playgroup meets from 9.15-11.40am at Oakworth Methodist Church on Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday mornings every week during term time only. For further details, ring 07748 425182.
Oakworth Juniors Football Club held its annual charity day in aid of the Sue Ryder charity last week and yet again it was a great success. All the teams played against local clubs including Bingley Juniors, Sutton Juniors, Keighley Shamrocks, Queensbury, Bradford Park Avenue and Silsden. The club would like to thank these clubs for helping to make the day so successful. There was a charity game for the Sue Hewitt Memorial trophy between the club coaches and the fire service who won 5-2. Along with proceeds from the barbecue, tuck shop and tombola there was a raffle, guess the name of the bear (won by Ellis Jalil) and a balloon race, sponsored by Helium, they managed to raise a considerable sum for the charity. The winner of the balloon race will be the one whose balloon travelled the furthest by October 1.
The group would like to thank everyone who helped to make it a very special day and look forward to the next one.
For further information about the club and future fixtures, contact club secretary Richard Hewitt on 07843 560119 or visit the website at email@example.com. At a meeting of the Friends of Holden Park group last week it was agreed that one final attempt would be made to raise interest from other groups within the village in helping to stage the Halloween event. We are looking for support from other groups in creating new displays and/or coming up with new ideas for this event as there are just too few members of our group to stage it alone. Any group or individual who is willing to get involved can contact the secretary on firstname.lastname@example.org or ring 07972 727269. We are hoping to hear from you before the end of September.