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Will Gausden

01937 843575

St Edward’s Roman Catholic Church: services for the coming week are as follows: Saturday, October 12 6pm vigil mass, Sunday, October 13 10am, Monday, October 14 to Friday, October 18 9.30am (10am on Thursday).

Clifford Methodist Church: on Sunday, October 13 there will be a service at 10.30am. There will also be an open house coffee morning in the Methodist schoolroom on Tuesday, October 15 from 10–11.30am. All welcome. Meanwhile, the church now has its own website, which is worth visiting, and can be found at

St Luke’s Church: there will be a holy communion service on Sunday, October 13 at 11am.

Clifford drama group: the thespians of Clifford return to the stage with a performance of Alan Ayckbourn’s play, Flat Spin on October 17, 18 and 19, at 7.30pm, in the village hall. A cast of new and experienced actors has been assembled, and tickets are selling fast. To book, please telephone Andrea on 01937 845981 for reserved seats.

Concert: the Barlby Foot-tappers Band will present a concert on Friday, October 25 in the village hall, starting at 7pm. Tickets are £8, and available from Brian on 01937 843422. Money raised will go towards the B4G church development fund.

Clifford Parish Council: the next meeting will take place on Wednesday, October 16 in the village hall, at 7.30pm. All welcome.

Live Music at the Albion: bands from throughout the country will be performing live at the Albion throughout the year, normally on a Saturday evening. Meanwhile, folk evenings take place once a month on a Wednesday. These take place on the third Wednesday of each month. The next folk evening will, therefore, take place on Wednesday, October 16. For any further information on this, and other music played at The Albion, please call 01937 918554.

Clifford AFC: bingo is now a regular event, normally on the second Tuesday of every month, starting at 7.30pm in the village hall. Entrance fee of £3 includes raffle ticket. The next bingo is in November.

News: anyone who has any news from Clifford, please contact me on the above details. Please be aware that my deadline is eight days before the paper hits the shelves on a Thursday, so the sooner the better.