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Dinnington and District Art Society

13th September 2019
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Dinnington & District Art Society

Dinnington and District Art Society will be holding their annual art exhibition in the Dinnington Resource Centre, Laughton Road, Dinnington S25 2PP, on Friday 20th September, from 10.00am to 4.00pm and on Saturday 21st September from 10.00am to 3.00pm. A wide range of art subjects will be available to purchase, admission is free and light refreshments will be available. read more

Born in Yorkshire, lost in space

12th September 2019
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Community Focus

I was pleased to meet local man John Brogan recently. He has written a book called Born in Yorkshire Lost in Space. John is 72 year and describes himself as “a typical Yorkshireman” born and raised in Rotherham. Some years ago he had a brain haemorrhage resulting in the loss of his long and short term memory. His is a great story of recovery and more. read more

Pupils in-line for safe scooting

12th September 2019
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South Yorkshire Safer Roads Partnership

From slalom runs to the limbo challenge, pupils from one Rotherham primary school showed off their sweet skills as part of a scooter safety session. Six and seven-year-olds from Thurcroft Infant School proved they’ve got a grip on safe riding, when they were paid a visit by South Yorkshire Safer Roads Partnership (SYSRP). read more

Doncaster Movie Makers

11th September 2019
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Doncaster Movie Makers

Started in the 1950s as Doncaster Cine Guild at the height of enthusiasm for cine film, Doncaster Movie Makers has evolved over the years, adapting to the changing film formats and equipment. Yet the club is essentially the same as the original members set out to be — keen, enthusiastic, amateur film makers, who help each other produce films and advise on new equipment and editing software. read more

Tickhill Film Society

10th September 2019
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Tickhill Film Society

Tickhill Film Society will be showing feature-length films in Tickhill Parish Room on the third Wednesday of the month, with doors opening at 6.30pm and films starting at 7.00pm. The first film showing of the season will be a British black comedy from 2005 on Wednesday 18th September. This film will be available to members and guests are also welcomed to attend, at £6.00 per film. read more

Junior school orienteers face a tough task at the South Yorkshire finals

10th September 2019
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Listerdale Junior Academy Rotherham

Junior school pupils from Rotherham gave their all but found the opposition too hot to handle when they flew the flag for the town in a regional orienteering competition. Hopes were high for the all-girl teams from Listerdale Junior Academy, who had beat off around 60 other teams from across the town for the right to appear in the South Yorkshire school orienteering finals last month. read more

What’s on at Tickhill Parish Room

9th September 2019
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Tickhill Parish Room

The Parish Room in Tickhill has seen many changes in its long history including its main refurbishment 11 years ago with more updates taking place since then. For an outwardly historical building, complete with carvings above the old door arches, the building inside is not what you imagined it once looked like, especially the modern, up-to-date, well-equipped and efficient kitchen. read more

First Rotherham Girls’ Brigade

7th September 2019
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First Rotherham Girls’ Brigade

The First Rotherham Girls’ Brigade for girls aged four to 18 years meets at Wickersley Methodist Church. At their last meeting prior to the summer break, the girls enjoyed a party night and now meetings will recommence in September. New members are always welcome.
For more details please contact Pat on 01709 543496. read more

Children’s trail celebrates Mayflower 400 church

6th September 2019
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The Arts Society Dukeries

The Arts Society Dukeries’ latest Trail of Discovery is at St Wilfrid’s Church in Scrooby, North Nottinghamshire.
The village may be small, but it is renowned, especially in the USA, for being the home of William Brewster, the Pilgrim Father. He sailed on the Mayflower in 1620 and founded the Plymouth Colony in New England, but in the early years of the 17th century Brewster’s home, Scrooby Manor House, became the meeting place for the separatist church. read more

Tickhill Music Society

6th September 2019
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Tickhill Music Society

A warm welcome to the new season of the Tickhill Music Society awaits, when Bel Canto will return to St Mary’s Church, Tickhill, on Friday 13th September at 7.00pm to sing music by Handel, Mozart, Verdi, Rutter and Karl Jenkins. They will also perform melodies of stage and screen including Phantom of the Opera and The Sound of Music.
For more information about the society see www.tickhillmusicsociety.org. read more