Angela Gaunt

phone or text : 07947 791 547

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 or call (01937) 844395. Thank you.

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 2013 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 9 Bateman Brothers Jazz Band – making a first appearance having been recommended to us, the band plays tribute to one of the world’s greatest jazz bands – Louis Armstrong and his All Stars. In recent times, the brothers have been stalwarts of the Ball and Bilk bands. Alan Bateman on trumpet, Ian B on trombone with Trevor Whiting on clarinet plus a superb rhythm section. Full details at £10. Further info ring Les – 01937 842636 Days Inn, Wetherby Services ask for Jazz Rate. Please recycle your bottles and cans where possible –thank you.

Boston Spa Methodist Church: the services for this Sunday November 10 10am. Lt Cdrr Mark Barton R.N. Remembrance 11am at war memorial in Boston Spa. 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.

St Mary’s Church: our next service on Sunday, November 10 is 8am Holy Communion, 10am Holy Communion . 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 today Thursday, November 7.

Future Events: Wednesday, November 13 Home Is Where The Hearth Is. A Demonstration of Christmas Garland making at All Saints’ Thorp Arch. Tickets £6, to include a glass of wine and mince pies, from K Sanderson 844818 and J Clayton 843153 . Sunday November 17 St Mary’s Friends of Music and Jessie’s Fund Concert: A Box of Musi-cal Delights at St Mary’s Church, 6.30pm. Tickets are £10, available from the parish office, Yeadon’s, On the door or from Friends of Music members. Includes wine and refreshments.

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 sage 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 6.30 and the grand firework display starting at 7pm. Hot food and drinks will be served all evening with a barbecue serving burgers and hotdogs, 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 (£5.00 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.

Thorp Arch Village Diary 2013: for more details see The Causeway and November 11 Thorp Arch Parish Council Meeting 7pm @ The Church. November 13 A Demonstration of garland making by Jayne Kearl cost £6 to include a glass of wine and a mince pie 7.m in the church. November 16 village society, The Pax - speaker food £12.50 two courses – 7.30pm order food, prompt start at 7.50pm, to book call Simon and Rachel 843183. November 19 YCA Meeting 40 years at the chalk face - by our very own Ken Melber School Hall starts 7.30 pm all welcome. November 28 lunch group. The Pax, from noon.

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.