Boston Spa area news

Boston Spa

Angela Gaunt

01937 849110

angela.gaunt@ntlworld.com

Deepdale Community Pre-school: in Boston Spa, rated ‘outstanding’ by Ofsted has sessions available for children two-five years old, Monday to Friday 9am-3pm. Rising five sessions on Tuesday and Thursday afternoons offer tailored learning activities preparing children for school. For further information speak to Anji or Emma on 07854092616 or call in for a visit.

Civil Service Retirement Fellowship: Boston Spa/Wetherby Group, meet in the Rudgate Room, Deepdale Community Centre, on the 2nd Tuesday of each month at 2pm with the exception of July and August. Our programmes are varied sometimes with speakers or faith teas. In the months of March and October we enjoy lunches by caterers, for which bookings need to be made at the previous month’s meeting. For our September 11 meeting, Mrs Betty Nicholson will give a talk entitled Upstairs Downstairs based on her working life at Harewood House. Followed by friendly chats over tea and biscuits. There will be a warm welcome for anyone wishing to join us. For any further information please contact Marjorie Mason on 01937 844987.

Baby Yoga: course starting at Boston Spa Children’s Centre on Wednesday, September 12 at 11am. This fun award winning six-week course can help with bonding, relaxation, digestion problems and sleep and we work through a series of simple movements and stretches designed to aid baby’s development. There are also post natal exercises for mum. Contact Samantha on 07768 538527. See www.flutterbabies.co.uk for more information.

Jazz in the Spa: the session this Saturday, September 15 in the Boston Spa Village Hall - John Shillito’s Select Six on tour from deepest Devon but led by a Yorkshireman, the Select Six is rooted in the sounds of New Orleans but with its own individual style. John S leads on trumpet and the names of John Wurr on reeds, Bobby Fox on trombone and Simon Banks on piano will be familiar to those who frequent the festivals and go on dare we mention it Saga Tours! Further info ring Les 01937 842636 Days Inn, Wetherby Services 01937 547557 and ask for Jazz Rate. Please recycle your bottles and cans where possible – thank you.

Boston Spa Methodist Church: the services for this Sunday, September 16 - 10.30am Rev Susan Greenhart All Age Worship 6pm Dr Arthur Faulkner Reflections. All who love the Lord are welcome to join us at any of our services and events, and for refreshments afterwards in the Wesley Room.

Kings Church: meet every Sunday at 11am and 6.30pm at the Deepdale Community Centre to include Sunday School for singing, quizzes and bible stories and lots of fun. Contact Pastor Stephen Thompson 01937 541688 for further information. www.the-kings-church.org.

Churches together: St Peter’s Walton, St Mary’s, Boston Spa and All Saints, Bramham St Peter’s Walton September 16 All Saints Bramham October 21 St Mary’s Boston Spa November 18 Breakfast from 9.15am at £2 per head (any profit will go towards Bishop Cyril’s Water Well) Service starts at 10am and lasts about an hour refreshments afterwards. There will be no Sunday School as the children will be included in the service which will be age in style and will always be a service of Holy Communion. The breakfast before and refreshments afterwards are great times to get to know each other. We would like to make sure that everyone who needs it has transport, if you are able to help please let Glenda know 01937 844402.