Boston Spa

Angela Gaunt

01937 849110

angela.gaunt@ntlworld.com

Our school needs your help!: St Mary’s CE Primary School, Clifford Road, Boston Spa is looking to appoint a Lunchtime Supervisor (Full time - Monday to Friday 11.45am – 1pm) and Lunchtime Assistants (Full Time and Part time available). If you or someone you know might be interested please contact Mrs L Heaton in our office by email at heatonl02@leedslearning.net or call (01937) 844395.

Boston Spa WI: come and join our friendly group. We meet on the first Wednesday of every month. Our next meeting is Wednesday, November 6. 7.30pm at Boston Spa Village Hall.

Forthtell : invites you to a lecture and discussion on issues of the day. The next session is titled For Zion’s Sake by Iain McGregor at the Boston Spa village hall on Saturday, November 9 from 2.30-4pm. All are welcome. There is no charge and there will be light refreshments and free literature. Forthell is an independent fellowship, not connected to any one church or organisation, seeking to pursue Bible truth, determine the Christian position on issues of the day, and at this time defend the sovereignty of the UK from the inroads of European Union and its euro. For further information please contact Sally Coulby on 01937 845027.

Jazz in the Spa: the session this Saturday, November 2 – Savannah Jazz Band – this is the band that loves to play in Boston Spa – and we love them coming to play for us. Yorkshire’s Ambassadors of Jazz. Always a full bore presentation with the bonus of a couple of R & B numbers with Brian on the piano and Bill on the harmonica. Further info ring Les – 01937 842636.

Boston Spa Methodist Church: the services for this Sunday, November 3 – 10.30am Rev Don Tuttell 6pm Rev Susan Greenhart Holy Communion. All 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

St Mary’s Church: our next service on Sunday, November 3 is 8am Holy Communion , 10am Holy Communion Service.

St Mary’s Ark: join us at St Mary’s Ark, St Mary’s Church every first and third Thursday of the month from 1.45-3pm (term time only) at St Mary’s Church, Boston Spa. This includes a short service for babies, toddlers, parents and carers. Including refreshments and activities. A warm welcome awaits you from the members of Mothers’ Union. Our next meeting will Thursday, November 7.

The WiSE Owl Cafe: Boston Spa Village Hall (Jubilee Room). Every week we have delicious home-made soup, bacon sandwiches are new on the menu along with delicious freshly prepared scones which are proving very popular. Afternoon tea is another new tempting treat on the menu. The cafe provides a service to the community that goes beyond coffee and cake. It is a vibrant, friendly and safe place to meet and eat. We already have some regular customers taking advantage of our loyalty scheme. A warm welcome awaits!

The annual Oxfam Christmas coffee morning: is on Saturday, November 9 in Boston Spa Village Hall between 10am-12.15pm. Entry is £1.50, to include coffee and home-made biscuits and there will be some exciting stalls: a Christmas stall, a cake stall, superb crafts, Oxfam goods and Christmas cards, a chocolate tombola, games and quizzes and a high quality raffle, and lots more. Come and join us at this popular event where there will be a warm welcome for all.

Primrose Lane PTA: present Boston Spa’s Community Bonfire and fireworks spectacular at Primrose Lane School on Saturday, November 9. Gates open at 5.30pm with the bonfire being lit at 6.30pm and the grand firework display starting at 7pm. Hot food and drinks will be served all evening with a barbecue serving burgers and hot dogs, Voakes pie and peas and jacket potatoes. Also being served is our ever popular mulled wine. There will be lots for the family to enjoy including fun fair rides, stalls and tombola. Local charity Martin House will also be returning to sell Christmas cards and gifts. Chairman of the bonfire committee, Malcolm Duncan said “the bonfire is a great community event and an opportunity for the whole family to enjoy themselves. We are very proud to have been lighting up the skies of Boston Spa for over 40 years and are keeping our fingers crossed for a dry clear evening. But, whatever the weather, you can be assured that this will be a great value night out.” Advance tickets are available at a discounted price of £3.50 for adults (£5 on the gate) and £2.50 for children (£3.50 on the gate) and can be bought up until 5pm on Saturday, November 9 from Douglas Yeadon hardware, Costcutters, Super Shop, Central Garage, Bramham Village Stores and JBK’s convenience store.

If you have any events or notices you would like to have included in our Boston Spa village voices please just contact me on the above number or email.