Bishop Thornton News

Bishop Thornton

Barbara Rickards

01423 771475

Art Work: the children from Bishop Thornton CE Primary School have had their art work made into Christmas cards to be sold to raise money for the resources in school.

What’s on Around the Parish: Thursday, November 15 at 7.30pm dominos in Markington Instititute; Thursday, November 15 Warsill Garden Club at 7.30pm in Warsill Parish Hall; Monday, November 19 yoga 7.30pm Markington Institute, Thursday, November 22 dominoes 7.30pm Markington Institute; Monday, November 26 at 7.30pm yoga Markington Institute; Wednesday, November 28 at 7.30pm Scottish Dancing Markington Institute; Thursday, November 29 at 7.30pm Bishop Thornton and Warsill Parish Council at St Joseph’s Catholic Primary School Bishop Thornton.

Christmas Shopping Evening: on Wednesday, November 28 from 7-9pm the Bishop Thornton CE Primary School Parent Teacher Association would welcome you to join them for their Christmas Shopping Evening. With mince pie and mulled wine, also there will be a range of traders and Christmas stalls. This is a perfect opportunity to get some Christmas presents!

Bags to School: Bishop Thornton CE Primary School collection will be at 9am on Friday, November 23.

Magazine: Monday, November 19 is the closing date for items for the December edition of the parish magazine. Please forward your items to JA Gant, Meadow View, Colber Lane, Bishop Thornton. Telephone or Fax 01423 772617 Mobile 07503151503or e-mail If you would like a magazine delivered to your door please get in touch.

Church Services: St Joseph’s Catholic Church Bishop Thornton Saturday Vigil Mass 6pm Sunday Mass 10am Weekday Masses 9.30am. St John’s CE Church Bishop Thornton November 18 - 11.15am Eucharist, November 25 - 11.15 Eucharist .

Walking: do you enjoy a morning or afternoon walk and don’t want go on your own, then why not contact Adrian Dixon on 01423 770116 or 07716187621e-mail who arranges local walks. The next’s walk is on Sunday, November 25 starting at 10am from The Station in Birstwith of 4.5miles, going along lanes, back roads and field paths of High Birstwith and Felliscliff returning to Birstwith. The afternoon walk from The Station at 1pm goes via field paths towards Burnt Yates and Shaw Mills before returning to The Station. You will have to make sure you wear the right footwear and clothing for the appropriate weather. If you bring your dogs along you must keep them under control.