What's On - w/c April 17

'ON THE BEAT' presented by Thorne Local History Society on Tuesday, 13th May, 7.30pm at the Old People's Centre, Church St, Thorne. £2 (TLHS members £1). Jeff Callison recalls his years in the Police Force in Doncaster.

ST.GEORGE'S WEEKEND on Friday, 18th April, 8.30pm at the Old Anchor Inn, Fishlake, Open Folk Night. On Sunday, 20th April, Markham Main Brass Band.

FAMILY PRIZE BINGO hosted by Hungerhill School PTA on Friday, 25th April. Tickets 1 from school or telephone 01302 885811. Everyone welcome.

CLAIRVOYANCE EVENING at Moorends Spiritualist Church on Thursday, 17th April at 7pm, entry 2 with Audrey Wilson of Goole. Also on Thursday, 24th with Andre Farrer working with music.

STAINFORTH & DISTRICT LOCAL HISTORY SOCIETY meets at 7pm on Thursday, 1st May at the Methodist Church, High Street, Barnby Dun to hear Mrs Pringle on 'A History of the Music Hall'.

COFFEE MORNING on Saturday, 19th April at Hatfield Woodhouse Methodist Church. Raffle, tombola, tea/coffee, bacon butties and cakes. Proceeds for the Alzheimers Organisation.

UNPLANNED CARE CHESTNUT HOUSE PATIENTS GROUP will be hosting a meeting on Tuesday, 22nd April, 7pm at Chestnut House Surgery to discuss the major changes to out of hours emergency care due to commence soon. This will affect everybody as accident and emergency will no longer exist in its present form. All welcome from all Thorne practices.

SPRINGTIME SERENADE presented by Thorne & District Male Voice Choir on Friday, 25th April, 7.30pm at Thorne Methodist Church schoolroom. Admission 4 including refreshments, pay at the door. Proceeds in aid of repairs to Thorne Methodist Church.

TABLE TOP SALE at the St Lawrence Road Centre, Dunscroft on Saturday, 26th April, 11am. Tables are 5 each, to book yours phone 01302 883264.

THORNE METHODIST PLAYGROUP SPRING FAYRE on 19th April, 10am - 2pm at Thorne Methodist Church. All welcome - a fun day for all.

WALKING FOR HEALTH next meeting 21st April, 10am at Bridge Street car park. All welcome.

VIRGIN VIE PARTY on Monday, 28th April, 7.30pm at Hatfield Woodhouse Methodist Chapel. Refreshments and raffle. Everyone welcome.

THORNE SUMMER FESTIVAL (26th/27th July). A meeting is to be held in the Regeneration Offices (old Surgery), Bridge Street, Thorne on Tuesday, 6th May at 7pm. If you would like to get involved please come along. We are still looking for young bands, singers, charity stalls available at 5/day, commercial 15/day, 25 for two days. If you would like to know more, please come along to the meeting or contact 01405 812403 or 07979 516800

CLOUDS COMMUNITY COUNSELLING SERVICE - A free and confidential, one-to-one counselling service offers a listening ear and support for people with problems in the Thorne, Moorends and district. Vermuyden Centre, Thorne - Mondays & Fridays 9.30am to 6pm, and at the Winning Post, Moorends - Thursdays 9.30am - 6pm. Ring 07962-907053 and leave us a message leaving your telephone number clearly. Your call will be returned within 24 hours.

THORNE METHODIST CHURCH UNDER FIVES GROUP at Thorne Methodist Church, Monday and Wednesday (Parent and Toddler) 9.30am - 11.30am, and Tuesday and Thursday (Playgroup) 9.30am - 12 noon. OFSTED registered and inspected.

HEARTS & MINDS SUPPORT GROUP on the first Friday afternoon of every month, 1pm till 3pm, at The Winning Post, Moorends. Open drop-in sessions for people who have a long term heart condition with information, advice and alternative therapists there to offer support.

DISABLED AND HANDICAPPED SWIMMING SESSIONS on Monday evenings, 6.30pm till 7pm, at Thorne Leisure Centre. Lifeguards available. For more information please phone 01405 812403 or 01302 844077.

HELP FOR CARERS - Looking after someone? Call in to a drop-in session held by Paula from Doncaster Partnership for Carers for information on services and support available. Held monthly at Stainforth Library, Church Road (second Tuesday in month, 9.30am - 11.30am). Kinsbourne Green Community Centre, Kinsbourne Green, Dunscroft (third Wednesday in month, 9am - 11am). Thorne Library, The Vermuyden Centre, Fieldside (last Wednesday in month, 2.30pm - 4.30pm).

CRAFT CIRCLE now open fortnightly on Thursday at Waterstart (the old Health Centre), Bridge Street, Thorne, between 1pm - 3pm. All welcome, come and give it a try. For more information call Dianne on 07706 001464.

WALKING THE WAY TO HEALTH on Tuesday mornings, 10am at the Delves car park. Come and join us, all are welcome. Any queries ring Eddie on 07799 740350.

C.A.B OUTREACH ADVICE SESSIONS every Tuesday at Kingsbourne Green Community Centre, Dunscroft, 9.30am - 12 noon. Fortnightly on Wednesday at Fishlake Village Hall, 9.30am - 12 noon (when there is no session contact can be made on 01302 845187) and at Sykehouse Village Hall, 12.30pm - 3pm. Every Thursday at Moorends Miner's Welfare and Community Development Centre, West Road, Moorends, 9.30am - 12 noon. Everyone is welcome to attend without an appointment. Any problem or enquiry can be discussed.