Will Gausden

01937 843575,

St Edward’s Roman Catholic Church: services for the coming week are as follows: Saturday, August 31 6pm vigil mass, Sunday, September 1 10am, Monday, September 2 to Friday, September 6 9.30am (10am on Thursday).

Clifford Methodist Church: on Sunday, September 1, there will be a service at 10.30am. There will also be an open house coffee morning in the Methodist schoolroom on Tuesday, September 3, 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 September 1, at 3pm.

Windmill Hill Soapbox Derby: after last year’s success, the soapbox derby is back on Saturday, September 14, at Windmill Road, Bramham, LS23 6LF. Again, there will be a junior race, followed by an adult race. The junior race will start at 10.30am, with the adult race beginning at 12.30pm. As last year, there will be prizes for the fastest soapbox, the best engineered soapbox, and the most recycled soapbox. Spectators will be guaranteed a fun filled day of high speed entertainment for all the family. Teams have been busy building their soapboxes, but a few places are still available. Entries must be submitted ASAP. To enter, or for further information, please visit Money raised will go to the Clifford AFC development fund.

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, September 18. 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 September.

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.