Neighbourhood news June 16th

Women’s Institute: Bradley WI will meet on Monday when, weather permitting, members will have an historic walk around the village led by Michael Walmsley. Please arrive for a prompt 7pm start from the village hall.

Charity concert: You are invited to the Bradley Methodist Church Charity Concert on Saturday. It starts at 7pm in the schoolroom. Tickets cost £5 and £2.50 for children aged over two years and are available from Bradley School, the village shop or on the door. Two charities will benefit from the proceeds – Cancer Research UK and March For Mangoes, set up to support the Kambe Timboni Community in Kenya. There will be a variety of local performers, including the school, village musicians and members of Skipton Amateur Theatre Group.

Bradley Show: The newly extended Bradley Show, to be held on September 3-4, needs your support. There are a variety of roles including programme secretary, raffle secretary, poultry steward, duck race organiser, first aider and gate stewards. If you are able to help, add your name to the list of jobs, which is at the village store. New for this year will be a fun dog show and the show classes will be open to everyone.

Film Club: The next showing from Film Club will be Dirty Dancing (15), on Thursday, June 30, at 7pm. This will be a fundraiser for Friends of Bradley School, so a small donation would be appreciated.

School news: Congratulations to the year five and six cricket team who played in the semi-finals at Settle and came second. The school’s Gardening Club is requesting donations of plants for planting up tyres around the edge of the playground; berries, thorns and fruit plants are not suitable, but other varieties would be very welcome. The school is collecting the Sainsbury’s Active Kids Vouchers.

Parish council: The parish council will meet on Tuesday in the village hall from 7.30pm.

Sky dive: Bradley resident Derek Wrathall is planning to do a sky dive on Saturday, August 20, and is looking for people who would be willing to sponsor him. Proceeds will go to the Army Benevolent Fund.

Full article at the Craven Herald

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