Dacre, Darley and Summerbridge

Graham Smith

01423 772832


Bags 2 School: Summerbridge CP School PTA are fundraising and would like your help by donating any unwanted clothing, shoes, hats, belts, bags, soft toys, curtains and bedding. Please bring bags for collection by 9am on Friday, March 22. If you would like to arrange collection please call 01423 780027.

Children’s Easter Holiday Club: at Christ Church and Christ Church Community Centre, Darley on Saturday, March 23, 9.45am-2.30pm for primary school age children. Crafts, games, stories and music in the celebration of Easter. £1 per child. Contact Rev Matthew Evans 780262.

Glasshouses & District Gardening Club: next meeting in Dacre & Hartwith village hall tonight, Thursday, March 21 at 7.45pm. The speaker will be Kathleen Doggett who will be speaking about her secret garden .Meetings are free to members, and non members are always welcome but we ask for a contribution of £3. Queries to Anne Martin 01423 711175 or June Douse 01423 712124.

Dacre Banks Bowling Club: the bowling green opens on Sunday, March 24 at 2pm. There will be an open day on Sunday, April 7 at 2pm. Anyone is welcome to come along and try their hand at Crown Green Bowling. Club members will be on hand to give advice. Bowls will be provided so just come along with some flat shoes and give it a try. For further information, contact Paul Tolworthy on paul.tolworthy@talktalk.net or telephone 712388.

Dacre Short Mat Bowling Club: there is just one Friday left this season to enjoy an afternoon’s fun at Dacre Village Hall participating in short mat bowls. March 22 at 1.30pm.

Nidderdale Society Walk: will be Scar House Reservoir on Tuesday, March 26 starting at Scar House Car Park at 10.30am. The leader will be Joyce and the walk will be four miles long. There is no charge. For more information contact 01423 780946.

Summerbridge WI: at the March meeting members, under the guidance of Ann Kent, had great fun decorating chocolate Easter eggs with sugar paste. The eggs were then judged by Ann for our competition and the winner was our visitor, Susan Rogers. The next meeting is Monday, April 8 at 7pm. in Dacre Village Hall, when Angela Hanson will give a slide presentation on Japan - Island of Contrasts. The competition is an oriental object. Visitors and new members are always made very welcome.

Quad Cs Adult Dancercise: keep fit the fun way every Wednesday evening at Darley Christ Church Community Centre. ime 7.30-8.15pm. Only £4 per session (fees to be paid in half termly blocks). Explore different dance based fitness techniques tackling everything from cardio to conditioning. Contact Chloe on 0771 228 0038. Email: quad-c@live.co.uk

Church services: Sunday, March 24. Providence United Reformed Church, Dacre Top – Rev John Belderson at 9.30am. Summerbridge Methodist Church – Morag Waterfield at 10.30am. Darley Methodist Church – Sister Janet Durbin at 10.30am. St Saviours Church, Thornthwaite – Sung Matins from the Book of Common Prayer at 11am. Holy Trinity Church, Dacre Banks – Holy Communion with Junior Church at 9.30am. St Jude’s Church, Hartwith – Contemplative Evening Prayer at 6.30pm.