Boston Spa News

Boston Spa

Angela Gaunt

01937 849110

Primrose Lane Primary School PTA: are holding a band and disco night on Friday, May 3 at Boston Spa Village Hall. Performing will be popular local band Livetime, who recently played at Boston Spa Beer Festival. The evening will also feature a disco with Guest DJ Jeff Hordley, Emmerdale’s Cain Dingle. There will be a licensed bar. Tickets are £6, and are available from Douglas Yeadon Hardware in Boston Spa. Admission is by advanced ticket only, and tickets will not be available on the night. Doors open at 7.30pm. A night not to be missed.

Music evening: the last two events have been close to a full house so lets see if together we can fill the place. Our next evening is on Sunday, April 7 starting at 7.30pm finishing around 10pm. All proceeds are going to the Boston Spa Village Hall. Entrance is £3. It’s BYO drinks but glasses are provided free of charge. Anyone wishing to perform at future events can contact me Mike Kendall-Smith on 01937 588275 or email

1st Clifford Beavers: would like to thank all Beavers and their parents for helping to raise £115 for Comic Relief – well done everyone!

Boston Spa neighbourhood Police: your neighbourhood team is led by Inspector Paul Dwyd with Sergeants Christian Fletcher and Matt Appleyard. The local officers for Eastern villages are, PC Des Cassidy, PC Bill Hall, PCSO Steve Wales and PCSO Becky Jackson. We work in your village every day of the week and are just a phone call away if you need us. We are supported by 24-hour response team who operate day and night all year. Police contact point – PCSO’s Becky Jackson and Steve Wales have set up a police contact point in Boston Spa, this will be held every month at the village hall in Boston Spa alongside the WiSE Café. Why not come along and meet your PCSO’s discuss any issues you may have within the village or come along for advice on home security. Future dates: Tuesday, April 9, May 21, June 18, July 30, August 20, September 3, October 15, November 12, and December 17. Speeding – You said - speeding throughout the village is an issue. We did - Trained more Police Officers to use speed detection devices and increased our speed awareness operations throughout the village. Free home security surveys – Wetherby NPT continues to offer free home security surveys, so please don’t hesitate to contact us if you have any issues or concerns with your home security. Contact 0113 285 5374 email

Jazz in the Spa: the session this Saturday, April 6 – Trefor Williams and the Usual Suspects with Christine Tyrrell – here’s a blast from the past! In response to so many requests, Trefor has put together a showcase to remind us of the halcyon days of the Phil Mason Band. Denny Ilett on trumpet, Karl Hird on reeds, Mark Challinor on trombone, Baby Jools on drums and the redoubtable Christine on vocals. NB £10. Further info ring Les – 01937 842636

West Riding Opera Group presents: Opera in the Spa. A selection of light operatic favourites. Boston Spa Village Hall, April 28. Doors open at 6pm, Music starts at 7pm. No bar – BYOB or whatever! Cabaret style seating – bring our friends – make a table. Tickets £8. Tickets available on the door or in advance at Vanessa’s supershop, 179 High Street, Boston Spa Tel 01937 845779.

Boston Spa Methodist Church: the services for this Sunday, April 7 - 10.30am Rev Dr Gordon Shaw 6pm Rev Susan Greenhart Holy Communion. All are welcome to join us at any of our services and events

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 Sunday, April 7: our services are 8am Holy communion service at St Mary’s 10am Benefice All Age Worship with Holy Communion at Boston Spa.

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 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. The next meeting will be today April 18.

Lunchtime Concert: at Boston Spa Methodist Church: the next concert will be held on Friday, April 12 at 1pm. Tickets £4 at the door. Yet another new performer, Christopher Cipkin. Light lunches will be served in the Wesley room from noon. All are welcome.

The Terrace Lawn Tennis Club: our bridge afternoon on February 6 was well attended by members and friends in the vllage hall and the committee would like to thank all those who took part. As we look forward to the new season (starting May 1st) we are always keen to welcome new members so if you thnk you may be interested in playing on our four grass courts, please visit our website: and we are also keen to hear from anyone who might be interested in offereing their services as our groundsman for the season, so if you think this might be you, please ring our membership secretary Viv Rawnsley on (01937) 918533 for more information.

Forthtell: invites you to a lecture and discussion on issues of the day. The next session is titled Japan Mission with David and Sue Vervey at the Boston Spa village hall on Saturday, April 13 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.

Film and supper night: at Boston Spa Methodist Church on Friday, April 12 at 7pm. Come and watch The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel accompanied by a warming Indian Supper. Tickets are available at £10 from Brian on 01937 843422. Proceeds will go towards B4G Development Project. Numbers are limited so book your ticket right away.

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.