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Chapel service: Sunday worship will be led by Mr Rodney Wilson at 10.30am in the Ebenezer Chapel.

Church services: the service at 10.30am on Sunday in St Andrew’s Church is communion by extension with Adrian Roberts. There will also be Spotlights, the children’s Sunday club. The midweek communion service will be held at 10.30am on Wednesday.

Film night: Please note that the mechanics’ institute film night which was to take place tomorrow evening has had to be cancelled due to a technical problem.

Mechanics institute events: watercolour painting will be held from 9.45am-12.15pm, needlecraft from 1.30-3.30pm and badminton from 7.30pm today. Tomorrow the technical knockout class is from 9.15-10.15am and yoga starts at 1.45pm. On Tuesday the mixability exercise class is from 2-3pm and body blitz aerobics from 7-8pm.

Womens’ fellowship: Ruth Thomas and Janet Jordan will give the fellowship members an opportunity to sing their favourite hymns when they meet in the chapel schoolroom at 2.15pm on Wednesday.

Craft afternoon: the next craft afternoon will be held in the mechanics’ institute from 2-4pm next Thursday, November 21. You can bring along any knitting, needlework, rag rugging, card making or any other craft or just come along for tea/coffee and a chat. These sessions will be held every two weeks during the winter months.

Badapple theatre: the theatre company’s seasonal production, The mice who ate Christmas (or the real Silent Night story), written by Kate Bramley with music by Jez Lowe, will be staged at the mechanics’ institute on Thursday, November 21 starting at 7.30pm. It’s a delightfully upbeat Christmas story based on the legend surrounding the writing of Silent Night, a Christmas carol comedy for children aged eight years and upwards and one which adults will enjoy too. Tickets are £9.50/ £5 for under 16s and can be booked by phoning 01765 658438.

Workshop: the next Kate Crane workshop is an all day Christmas special. It will be held in the mechanics’ institute from 9.30am-3.30pm on Saturday, November 23. The cost is £25 per person.

Meeting: members of Kirkby Malzeard Laverton and Dallowgill parish council meet at 7.15pm on Monday, November 25 in the mechanics’ institute. Agenda items must be with the clerk by 9am on Monday, November 18.

Quiz: the mechanics’ institute quiz night is Friday, November 29. The bar will be open from 8pm and the quiz begins at 8.30pm sharp.

Dinner: the Kirkby Malzeard Village in Bloom Committee held a successful supper on Saturday, October 26 in The Mechanics Institute. Over 55 people attended and thoroughly enjoyed the entertainment at the start of the evening – a mixture of singing by Noel Pearson and Andrea Widdison and a recitation from Pam Andrew! This was followed by a lovely supper and then a brief talk by Pippa Manson on the important link between the Village in Bloom committee and St Andrew’s C of E School in Kirkby Malzeard. Due to the kind generosity of everyone at the supper evening, the total of £318.89 was raised for the school. This will be used for a gardening project the children are planning.

Aldfield - Church service: there is no service on Sunday in St Lawrence’s Church.

Azerley - Parish council: Azerley Parish Council members meet in Winksley church room at 7.30pm on Thursday, November 28.

Dallowgill - Chapel service: Mr Peter Fenwick will lead Sunday worship in Dallowgill chapel. It begins at 2pm.

Galphay - Folk dance club: Mrs Porter’s is the band when members of the Highside folk dance club meet in the village institute from 8-10pm tomorrow. The caller is Jan Porter. The charge is £3 for adults and 50p for children.

Quiz night: Grantley village institute committee is organising a quiz night to be held on Saturday, November 30. It starts at 7.30pm and there will be a hot supper. Please contact Elizabeth Metcalfe on 01765 650449 to book your ticket. Admission is £6. Come along and enjoy a fun evening for everyone.

Craft fair: Anyone wishing to book a stall (£10) for the craft fair to be held in the village institute from 10am on Saturday, December 7 should contact Elizabeth Metcalfe on 01765 650449 as soon as possible.

Grantley - Young farmers: Winksley cum Grantley young farmers club members meet in the village hall on Wednesday.

Dancing: from 7.30-10pm next Thursday, November 21 the mid-week dancing session will be held in the village hall.

Dance: the next dance at the village hall will be held from 8pm-midnight on Saturday, November 23. Alan’s band will play and there will be a raffle and supper. This dance is to raise funds for Winksley cum Grantley young farmers.

Sawley - Chapel service: Sunday worship, led by the Rev Dr Pat Malham, begins at 6.30pm in Sawley chapel.

Church service: there is no service in the Church of St Michael and All Angels on Sunday.

Whist and dominoes: this month’s whist and domino evening starts at 7.30pm tomorrow.

Village hall events: table tennis begins at 7.30pm on Monday. There will dominoes at 1pm on Tuesday and at 7.30pm there will be a bowls match.

Who done it: the Ripon Rowel players will present Murder at the Pyramids in the village hall on Saturday. The ticket price of £6 includes supper and the bar will be open.

Tea: afternoon tea will be served in the village hall from 2pm on Friday, November 29.

The road to Bethlehem: an evening of music to listen to, songs to join in, readings and mulled wine and mince pies takes place at 7pm on Friday, November 29 in the church of St Michael and All Angels. The cost is £5. More details are available by contacting Christine Dent, Julia Watson or the Rector.

North Country Theatre: tickets for North Country Theatre’s latest production, The Lost World, which will be staged at the village hall on Friday, December 13, are on sale from November 13. They are priced at £8.50 and are available by contacting Arlene on 01765 620250.

Winksley - Church service: the Eucharist will be celebrated by the Rev Lesley Ashton with Liz Jarvis at 10.30am on Sunday in the Church of Ss Cuthbert and Oswald.