There is bingo on Tuesdays at the Dickie Bird starting at 8pm and on Wednesdays a quiz and Strike It Lucky starting at 9pm. There is a free supper at both events.

The local art group meets in the Village Hall on Tuesday and Friday afternoons from 1.30-3.30pm. There are places for beginners or people with experience. For details, contact Barbara on (01535) 669914.

If you need to contact the Village Hall you can e-mail longleevillagehall or visit the website at

Long Lee Shell group meets at Long Lee Methodist Chapel on Fridays at 6.30pm for ages eight to 12 tears. For details how to join, contact Jenni Presland on 07799 030706.

On Sunday there are services at St Barnabas’ Parish Church 8am holy communion. 9.15am parish communion. At Long Lee Methodist Chapel 10.30am a service with John Hopkinson.

Thwaites Brow Brownies meet in St Barnabas’ Church Hall on Mondays from 6.15pm. For details and to add names to the waiting list, contact Sue on 211837. The 25th Keighley/Long Lee Scout group also meets there on Thursdays, Beavers meet from 5.15-6.15pm, Cubs 6.30-7.45pm and Scouts from 7.45-9.15pm. For information, e-mail

On Tuesdays there is a karate class in Long Lee Village Hall from 5-7.30pm. For details, contact Stuart MacKniff on 210249.

Keighley Men’s Forum meets in Keighley Playhouse on Devonshire Street today from 10am. There is an illustrated talk by Mick Roe entitled “10,000 Acres of Sky”.

Edna will lead the Out and About group walk next Wednesday in the Cowling area. Meet at Keighley bus station to catch the 25 bus which leaves at 10.15am.

Long Lee Methodist Chapel was full on Sunday for the morning service which included the baptism of Logan, the son of Beth and Rob Davis. The minister Tanya Short led the service and spoke about salt and light being essential to life and how Jesus used these to show how they are linked together as essentials. Gwen Webster read from the Gospel and Sylvia Fox provided the music. Refreshments were served after service. During the service the children spent the time painting and drawing. The celebrant at the sung parish communion at St Barnabas’ Parish Church was the Rev Jonathan Pritchard. Readers were Ian Dodsworth, Margaret Anstey who also led the intercessions and Billy Clayton who also preached on working through our differences with the help of the Holy Spirit, Edna Huggett was the organist and Carl Pybus administered the chalice, Jonathan also led the family parade service at which the uniformed organisations presented their colours. The theme of the service was developed by stories. Songs and art work assisted by Helen Salt, music by Jill Dodsworth.