Football Stars Wanted: under nine-year-olds, that is Year 4, are invited by Boroughbridge Junior Football Club to join the team for training and games from Saturday, September 7 at 9am at Boroughbridge Primary School. Please contact Michael on 01423 326369 and please book places by August 31

Amblers: the group has a four to four and a half mile walk on Wednesday, September 4 at White Horse and Sutton Bank, led by Ruth and Teg. The walk will be flat with no climbing. Please meet in the car park in Back Lane for a 10am start and, for more information, please contact 01423 324729. Lifts are available and transport sharing is encouraged. All are welcome.

Woodworking demonstration: the John Boddy Timber Store in Boroughbridge has a free demonstration next Saturday, September 7 with Simon Whitehead on woodturning. The demonstration runs from 10am-3pm with a break for lunch. For more information please email or see

Dance Class: the Lynne Unitt School of Dance is starting a new infant ballet and tap class for girls and boys from three and a half years-old. The classes start in September in the Bradley Studio at the Coronation Hall, every Tuesday from 4-4.45pm.

Mobility Exercise: the mobility classes held in the Jubilee Room above Boroughbridge Library on Thursday mornings are re-starting in September. Please contact 01423 322903 for further details.

Minskip Multi Use Games Area: the official opening of the Minskip Multi Use Games Area, MUGA, is next Sunday, September 8 from 2-5pm. The Mayor of Boroughbridge, Graham Archer, has kindly agreed to officially open the facility. The afternoon features a five-a-side football tournament for six teams of under 11s. Refreshments of beefburgers, hot dogs and hot and cold drinks will be available and the organisers are looking forward to meeting the future users of the MUGA. For any further information please contact Eric Glegg on 01423 322146.

Music and Mirth: tickets are on sale for an evening of music and mirth at the Coronation Hall on Saturday, October 5, 7 for 7.30pm. This is a musical rendezvous with affectionate tributes to some of England’s finest variety star by a local but renowned cabaret and pantomime star, Judith Hibbert. Tickets are £10 per adult, please contact Sue Glegg on 01423 322146.

Church Services: this Sunday there are services of Parish Communion at Dunsforth at 9.30am and at Aldborough at 10.45am with Evensong at St James Church, Boroughbridge at 6.30pm. Boroughbridge Methodist Chruch has Sunday Worship at 10.30am. There are services of Holy Communion at Skelton at 9.30am and at Kirby Hill at 11am with Sacred Space at Kirby Hill at 6.30pm.