Bishop Thonrton, Shaw Mills and Warsill

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Church Serves: St John’s Church Bishop Thornton 10am Family Services, there will be no services on Palm Sunday, March 24. St Joseph’s Catholic Church Bishop Thornton Saturday Vigil Mass, Sunday Mass 10am Weekdays Masses 9.30am

School News: St Joseph’s Catholic Primary School infants took part in the cluster orienteering event at Kirby Malzeard School on March 13.The juniors are competing in the cluster cross-country at Newby Hall on March 19, spectators are very welcome

Bag2School: thank you to everyone who supported St Joseph’s Catholic Primary School Bags2school in January. £220 was raised and this will go towards the building and improvement work.

Eco –School: the birds round St Joseph’s Catholic School were provided with food during the cold weather due to the school council‘s decision to run a bird food factory session. Everyone was involved in making seed balls to put out for the birds along with water. The rooks are the greedy ones! The infants took part in the RSPB School Annual Bird warch.They recorded what kind of birds they saw and how many, and submitted the results to the RSPB. The children were fortunate to have a visit from a woodpecker whilst they were recording visitors.

Lenten Lunch: on Saturday, March 23 in St Joseph’s Catholic Primary School.

Magazine: items for the April edition of the parish magazine due by Monday, March 18, email madgrag01@yahoo.co.uk or telephone /fax 01423 772617 or 07503151503.

Reminder: Warsill Garden Club Thursday, March 21 7.30pm Warsill Parish Hall, talk and demonstration by Martin Fish. Members £2 Guest £4.

Nidderdale Charity Walk: don’t forget to let me know if you are taking part this year, how many miles you are doing and for which charity. To feature in Neighbourhood News pop details through the letter box at 21 Grange Close, Shaw Mills, Harrogate HG2 3HX or email br4125@btopenworld.com