DISTRICT NEWS: ROTHERHAM

DISTRICT NEWS: ROTHERHAM

By Admin | 23/06/2022

DISTRICT NEWS: ROTHERHAM

Rotherham Samaritans: Whatever you're facing — we're here to listen. Call free day or night on 116 123. Samaritans are always looking for volunteers, either listening on the phone or supporting the branch in other ways. To find out more visit samaritans.org/rotherham.

SURVIVORS OF BREAVEMENT BY SUICIDE: Rotherham support group can be contracted on 07984 320948 (email: rotherham@uksobs.org).

ROTHERHAM PROBUS CLUB: The Rotherham Retired Professional and Businessperson’s Club holds its meetings at Broom Lane Methodist Church, Broom Lane, on Tuesdays at 10am. At the next meeting on June 28 the guest speaker’s topic will be Clues above the Eyeline. A programme of talks for 2022 is available on the website: www.rotherhamprobus.com.

ROTHERHAM ARMED FORCES DAY: Join us in the town centre this Saturday, June 25, from 10am to honour our Armed Forces. There will be a military parade, speeches, live music, stalls and more. Don't forget it's free parking too in all town centre-based council car parks on weekends.

VOLUNTEER WALK 2022: Takes place on Thursday, June 30, 12pm until 2:30pm in Rotherham town centre. Registration is from 11.45am until 12.15pm. This event will be based at the Rotherham Minster and it will be optional to join the walk through the town centre. The event is to say thank you to Rotherham Volunteers. Whether you want to attend on your own, or with a group of volunteers, you will be welcome. All places must be booked, contact karen.minors@varotherham.org.uk  or telephone: 07731 021237.

NEW VENUE AND TIME ROYAL AIR FORCES ASSOCIATION ROTHERHAM BRANCH: We meet on the second Wednesday of every month at our new venue for meetings Silverwood Miners Welfare, Dalton, at 12pm. We are committed to helping veterans of the R.A.F. and their families in times of need. Serving personnel and ex RAF veterans are always welcome. For membership details contact mal.blease@gmail.com or telephone 07973 827479.

SOUTH YORKSHIRE TRANSPORT MUSEUM: Are always looking for new volunteers/members. Enquiries to the Museum at sytm@co.uk or contact Rotherham Volunteer Centre on 01709 834451. Please see our website for further information www.sytm.co.uk

ROTHERHAM METRO RAMBLERS: Welcome new members who would like to join us. Regular walks led by local experts – a great way to get outside, make new friends and discover how walking boosts your health and happiness. Walks are every Saturday and Wednesdays in the local Rotherham area or in areas of South and West Yorkshire, the White and Dark Peak areas of Derbyshire and North Nottinghamshire. Upcoming walks: Saturday, June 25, a moderate 11 mile walk from Walkington to Folly Wood and Skidby Windmill led by Glenna Briggs 07816949598. Meet at 10am at Dog and Duck car park, Northgate, Walkington HU17 8RX.   Wednesday, June 29, a five mile leisurely summer evening walk from Wortley, followed by light refreshments at the Wortley Club, led by Anne Seymour 07958522055 or 01709 557211. Meet at 10.30am at Wortley club, or near the Post Office S35 7DB. Saturday, July 2, a moderate ten mile circular walk from Daneshill Country Park led by John Short 07743089479. Meet at 10am at Daneshill Country Park car park, DN22 8RB. w
ww.ramblers.org.uk/rotherham-metro for more information.

ROTHERHAM MINSTER & ST PAUL’S MASBROUGH: Our churches are open for Sunday worship from 10.30am. Rotherham Minster is also open to the public Tuesday to Saturday during the week, and Oasis — 30 minutes of peace and meditation — is held in Rotherham Minster every Tuesday from 1pm. Please visit rotherhamminster.co.uk for more details and specific timings.

ROTHERHAM THURSDAY GROUP: Are a group of widows, widowers and those who have lost a long term partner. They meet monthly at The Phoenix Pavilion, Brinsworth to arrange social activities and support each other. They have frequent meals out, at lunchtime, or in the evening. They go for walks, ten pin bowling, to the theatre, live music shows and any other activities that might be suggested by our members! including day trips to lots of different places and over the years we have been on many holidays together, both in the UK and abroad. If you think you might like to join us please contact Sue for more information. email -   sulh@hotmail.co.uk or phone 07503189342.

PARKINSON'S UK — ROTHERHAM BRANCH: Meet in the church hall at Herringthorpe United Reform Church, Wickersley Road Rotherham S60 4JN, 1pm-3pm, on the second Monday of every month. For more information please contact Micheal Speight, hesling25@gmail.com or call  07790229134

ROTHERHAM SAFE HAVEN: Are currently in need of volunteers and trustees, if you or someone you know could help and would like more information please contact Barrie Thomas via email barrielthomas@outlook.com or 01709532203.

ROTHERHAM IN BLOOM: The Rotherham in Bloom Garden Competition is now accepting entries. The much-loved competition is open to both council and non-council tenants, meaning any Rotherham resident can apply. The competition has several categories including: Best garden, best pots, planters and hanging baskets, best vegetable patch and for the younger residents — best young gardener. This year also sees the introduction of a new category - best wildlife garden or sustainable garden. Each category will have two winners, one council and one non-council tenant each winning £100 in gardening vouchers with two runners up in each category each receiving £50 in gardening vouchers. To enter the competition simply upload three photos of your garden along with a few words about what your garden means to you www.rotherham.gov.uk/housing/garden-competition

ROTHERHAM PENSIONER’S ACTION GROUP: Will be meeting on Tuesday, June 28, in the Community Room at Tesco, from 10.30 to 12.30. The speaker will be Helen Wyatt, patient and public engagement manager from the Clinical Commissioning Group,who will tell us about the changes in the NHS. New members are welcome.

 

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