A REMEMBRANCE service will be held at St John the Baptist Church in Meols this Friday (November 9).

Starting at midday, it will be attended by Mayor and Mayoress, Cllr Geoffrey and Anne Watt.

There will be sandwich and cake Lunch in Church Centre.

Ken Pye will give a talk in Church, entitled Trenches, Torpedoes, Bunkers and Bullets. It starts at 2.15pm.

Admission is free, but donations can be made on the day to British Legion and Friends of Grange Hill War Memorial.

A display of knitted poppies will be on view to visitors. 

All Welcome.

Rock and roll

MIKE Byrne and the Sunrockers are back at Heswall British Legion in Pensby Road, Heswall tonight (Wednesday).

It promises to be another great night of Rock n Roll.

Admission is £3.50, pay on door.

Art exhibition

IRBY Artists' art and crafts exhibition will be held at St Chad’s Church Hall in Roslin Road, Irby this Saturday (November 10) from 10am-5pm.

Admission is free.

Book Sale

FRIENDS of Greasby Library and Library Volunteers are holding a book sale in the library on Tuesday (November) 13 from 10am - midday.
Funds raised will be used to benefit the library.

Lunch club

IRBY Lunch Club meets at Irby Methodist church every Friday.

Taking place at the venue in Mill Hill Road, sessions start 1pm.

Admission is £2.50. 

Church heritage

ST Nicholas Church in Wallasey will throw open its doors for a heritage weekend this Saturday and Sunday (November 10 and 11).

The church, in Harrison Drive, will be open on Saturday from 10am-3pm.

There will be plaques around the church depicting the names of the fallen who lived in the parish.

There will also be perspex silhouettes of soldiers of the great war around the church.

There will also be a cascade of poppies from the alter cascading to the central aisle.

On Sunday, there will be two remembrance services; one at 9am, the other at 10am.

Garden society

RAY Bailey will give an illustrated talk entitled My concrete garden as Hoylake & District Gardening Society's guest when it meets next Thursday, November 15.

Taking place at St Michael & All Angels Church Centre, Newton, it starts at 7.30pm.

Admission is free for members and visitors are very welcome at £2, including refreshments.

It will be the group's last meeting of the year.

Charity concert

A CONCERT featuring Wirral Singers and Ringers will be held at St Michael’s Church Hall in Gills Lane, Pensby on Friday, November 30.

It starts at 7.30pm, in aid of Wirral Fund for Children with Special Needs. Tickets, £8, from Bob on 342 3570 and Mervyn 342 3410.


CALLING all former pupils of Wirral Grammar Boys School, Year Group 1960-1965 ... a reunion is planned for next year.

A spokesman for the organisers said: "We are celebrating our 70th birthdays over the next year and a group of us thought why not do it in style.

"If you were in any of the Houses, Dodds, Hodgeson, Lever, and Barber you are invited to a Reunion to be held on a Saturday in Spring next year. This will entail a reception and slap up meal or buffet on the Wirral.

"For those coming from afar we hope to have other activities over the weekend.

"All are invited to bring a guest. Please phone 645-7322 or email drt2402@aol.com.

"We already meet twice yearly, just ask for details when you call.”

Little kicks

SHAFESBURY Youth Club in Prenton is looking for players to join its "Little Kicks" football group for 3-6 year olds.

It runs every Saturday from 9-10am and Wednesday from 5-6pm.

More details from Shaftesbury Youth Club chair Barry Eaton by email: barrybeb@aol.com

Coffee morning

A PALs coffee and table top sale will be held at St Paul with St Luke's Church in Old Chester Road, Rock Ferry this Saturday from 10am– midday.

The cost of hiring table is £5.

For more details, call Jenny on 513 2645.

Carol rehearsals

HESWALL Musical Society is looking for new members to join for a Christmas carols concert.

Rehearsals take place on Tuesday nights at Kylemore Community Centre in Kylemore Drive, Heswall at 7.30pm. Details from 648 3457.

Badminton club

NEW Ferry badminton club is looking for more members.

It meets every Thursday from 7.30-9.30pm at New Ferry Village Hall.

Details from Margaret on 643 1393 / 07720296900 or just turn up on the night.

Old boys

BEBINGTON Old Boys Association Association’ 31st reunion dinner is held on Saturday.

Open to those who attended Bebington Secondary Modern for Boys’ and Bebington High Schools, it will be at the Eastham Lodge Golf Club, starting from 6.30pm.

For more details, call Alistair Baker 07595610154 or email ad. baker1@ntlworld.com


NEW Brighton Townswomen’s Guild will meet this Thursday, November 8, at Emmanuel Church Hall in Seabank Road, Wallasey at 1.45pm.

Meetings feature a quiz, tea and cake, raffles and friendly conversation. Group meets on second Thursday of each month, except August.

Learn to cook

COOKERY sessions - aimed at the over 60s but open to all ages - take place at Well On Wirral, Cherrytree Shopping Centre, Liscard, every Wednesday from 10am - midday.

More details are from wellonwirral@outlook.com or ring 07414 206 029.

Sessions are free of charge.

Autumn fair

ST Hilary's Church in Claremount Road, Wallasey holds its Autumn Fair on November 17 from 10.30am-1.30pm.  Admission is £1 for adults and children are free.

Lots of stalls including Cakes, Crafts, Tombola, Bric-a-Brac and a Raffle.  There is also the opportunity to have a look at our bell tower and have a go at ringing our bells.  

Included in the fair will be Nibbles at Noon, St. Hilary's Afternoon Tea which includes sandwiches, cakes, scone and a drink, which is being served from 11.45am-1pm. 

It's £5 for adults and £3 Children. Tickets are available on the day.

MSA group

THE Multiple Systems Atrophy (MSA) support group for Wirral, North Wales and West Cheshire will meet in the church hall at St John’s Church, Birkenhead Road, Meols on November 21.

It takes place from 2-4pm.

Refreshments will be provided. Details from Roy on 07931511258.

Festive market

A CHRISTMAS market will be held at St Mary's Church in Upton a week on Saturday, November 17. 

Taking place from 10.30am-2.30pm, it will feature lots of stalls, jams, crafts, gifts and children's activities.

Free admission. 

Charity talk

CLATTERBRIDGE Hospital League Of Friends is holding a fundraising event at Wirral Rugby Club on Friday, November 23, there will be a talk by local historian Gavin Hunter entitled Wirral, a history from the air. Starts 7pm. Tickets, £15, from 334 2937.

To advertise your event, for free, on our noticeboard, email craig.manning@ nqnw.co.uk or 649 4050