BOROUGHBRIDGE

Margaret Easton

01423 323387

measton88@hotmail.com

Mothers’ Union: meeting is this afternoon at 2pm in St James Church, Boroughbridge when Jane Austey will speak on William and Mary Wordsworth. The Mothers’ Union is still collecting for the Salvation Army Food Bank.

The Stars and Beyond: the Boroughbridge and District branch of the RNLI invites people to Boroughbridge to the Stars and Beyond, an illustrated talk by Dr Fred Stevenson BSc, PhD this evening in the Crown Hotel Boroughbridge, 7 for 7.30pm. Tickets are £7.50 to include a glass of wine, or students under 18, £6 with a soft drink. For tickets please call 01765 640990 or 01423 325190. There will be a raffle and all proceeds are for saving life at sea.

Marton-le-Moor Quiz: Marton-le-Moor Meeting Room is holding a quiz on Saturday with quiz master Andrew Wilkinson. Tickets are £5 to include supper and a ticket for the prize draw of a photograph restoration. For last minute ticket availability, please contact 01423 323387 or email measton88@hotmail.com.

Springfield Garth Coffee Morning: Springfield Garth is holding a coffee morning on Saturday from 10.30am with a cake stall and raffle. Cream teas will be served during the morning and proceeds are for the residents’ amenity fund. All are most welcome.

From Russian with Love: the St Paulinus Singers are performing From Russia with Love, a choral and organ concert featuring music from Russia, France, England and the USA, conducted by Sam Gardner, organist Ashley Valentine, in St James Church, Boroughbridge, on Saturday at 7.30pm. Tickets are £10 including supper and are available from PCC members or contact 01423 508389 or 01423 504913.

Woodworking Demonstration: the John Boddy Timber Store in Boroughbridge has a free demonstration tomorrow with Simon Whitehead on woodturning. The demonstration runs from 10am-3pm with a break for lunch. For more information please email sales@john-boddy-fwts.co.uk or see www.john-boddy-fwts.co.uk

Shaun Lee Johnstone Memorial Multi Terrain 10: entry forms for the 10 mile multi terrain foot race on Sunday are available from Ella Georgia, 10 Fishergate or they can be downloaded at shaunleejohnstonefund.co.uk. All proceeds go to Brain Tumour Research. Any enquiries please contact Ray or Paula Johnstone on 01423 325394 or r.johnstone3@homecall.co.uk

Amblers: the group has a four mile walk at Newby and Brampton on Wednesday, led by Linda and Brian. For this walk the group is catching the 9.35am bus from Boroughbridge Market Place to Skelton, arriving there at 9.45am for the start of the walk that ends back in Boroughbridge. For more information about this walk, please contact 01423 322988.

Royal British Legion: there is a Royal British Legion organised event when Flt Lt Keeling will speak on How they train the pilots at RAF Linton on Ouse on Monday, October 28 in the Jubilee Room above Boroughbridge Library at 7.30pm. Places are limited, if you would like to go please contact 01423 324390.

Church Services: this Sunday there is Parish Communion at Aldborough at 8.30am, a Family Service at St James Church at 10am and the Harvest Festival at Dunsforth at 6.30pm. Boroughbridge Methodist Church has Sunday Worship at 10.30am. There is Holy Communion at Skelton at 9.30am and Harvest Festival at Kirby Hill Church at 11am. This service is followed by refreshments and the sale of homemade food and produce to support a charity working on community projects in some of the world’s poorest places. On Wednesday there is Holy Communion at St James Church at 10.45am.