Young people can be sure of a warm welcome at St. Joseph’s Youth Club which meets at the Memorial Hall fortnightly on a Friday from 7.30pm – 9pm. The club is open to all those over 9 years and volunteer helpers are also needed. The next meeting is tomorrow, 15th March. Contact Steve Whalley 826824 for further details.
Round the Green
The spring issue of the village newsletter will be put through letter boxes in the next week. Anyone living in Hurst Green who does not receive a copy please contact Nancy 826903.
Bishop Visits Coffee Stop
On Monday 18 March 2013 the 3 in 1 Coffee Stop at St John’s Old School Hurst Green is open as usual at 2pm and is delighted to have a very special customer. The Bishop of Bradford the Rt Rev Nick Baines is calling in at the Coffee Stop as part of his visit to the parish. Come along and meet Bishop Nick and give him a real Hurst Green welcome.
Fundraiser at the Shireburn
The local covers band “Junction 31″ have organised an evening of music and fundraising for Altham animal centre. Junction 31 are a versatile seven-piece covers band with a great mix of classic pop-rock, soul, funk and disco hits spanning five decades. Fun and energetic, Junction 31 are sure to get you up and dancing. The band are from all across East Lancashire and perform a wide range of music, covering artists such as Dusty Springfield, The Cure, Amy Winehouse, Toto, Sting, Jamiroquai, Wild Cherry, Roachford, Alannah Myles and Blondie.This event starts at 7pm on Saturday 23rd March, at the Shireburn Arms Hotel, Hurst Green, Near Clitheroe BB7 9QJ. Tickets are £15.00 and include a delicious Hot Pot supper. Tickets are available by Phoning 01200 425176 or purchase them from The Shireburn Arms in Hurst Green.
The next meeting is on Thursday 28th March and as well as a talk on Cheese there will be a bottle tomola.. Members are asked to donate bottles of all types, from brown sauce to shampoo, squash to sherry. Ideally members are asked to give donations to a committee member before the next meeting.
Young Drivers Course
On Friday 19th April 2013, at St John’s Church Hall, Hurst Green there will be a free course has been designed by the Road Safety group at Lancashire County Council. Aimed at those aged 16 – 24, it will give young drivers a clearer insight into a range of elements that may contribute towards becoming safer drivers. All those attending are invited to a Jacob’s Join at 6pm with the course 6.30- 8.30pm.
For more details or to confirm your attendance contact Caroline Holden on 01254 826316/ email@example.com or Nicky Bailey on 01254 826027/ firstname.lastname@example.org
Over 65’s Annual Party
Once again Gill McDonnell and Agnes Bland are organising a party for the older people of the village. This will be on Friday 26th April, starting at 7.30pm. Please contact Agnes 826559 or Gill 826378 to book a place.