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Will Gausden

01937 843575

St Edward’s Roman Catholic Church: services for the coming week are as follows Saturday, May 11 6pm vigil mass, Sunday, May 12 10am, Monday, May 13 to Friday, May 17 9.30am (10am on Thursday).

Clifford Methodist Church: on Sunday, May 12 there will be a service at 10.30am. There will also be an open house coffee morning in the Methodist schoolroom on May 14, 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, May 12 at 11am.

Coffee morning: there will be a coffee morning on Saturday, May 18 between 10am-noon in the village hall. Other events include various stalls, and a tombola. Admission is £1, including refreshments. The money raised will go towards leukaemia and lymphoma research.

Hog roast: Clifford preschool will host a hog roast and auction night, in the village hall, between 7-11pm, on Friday, May 24. Entertainment will be provided by the Boston Spa School Band. Tickets are £10, and can be bought by phoning 01937 844239, 07972 799698 or 07515 594456. The money raised will buy new equipment for Clifford Preschool.

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, May 15. 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. Entrance fee of £3 includes raffle ticket. The next bingo is in May.

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.