A BUCKET collection organised by Neston and District Christian Aid Committee has raised £509.8p.

It took place at Gordale Garden Centre on December 19.

Eileen Ward, treasurer, said: "We found Gordale’s customers very friendly and generous.

"The money has gone to help vulnerable people." 

Volunteers also collected and helped pack bags at Sainsbury’s in Neston. The money will be counted by Sainsbury’s and the amount will be known in due course.

Civic Society

KEN Pye will talk about Curious Tales of Wirral as Neston Civic Society's guest this Thursday.

Taking place at the United Reformed Church Hall, Moorside Lane, Neston, the session starts at 7.30pm.

Ken has talked to the society before, most recently on New Brighton, and is described as a highly entertaining and informative speaker.

Admission is £1. For details, contact Janet Griffiths by emailing janet.griffiths.ncs@gmail.com

Complimentary tea, coffee and biscuits will be served after the talk.

Book sale

NESTON and District Christian Aid Committee have organised a book sale that will take place a week on Friday, January 17.

It will be held at the Teapot Room in Neston Methodist Church, Park Street, Neston that day from 10.30am-12.30pm.

Tea, coffee and light refreshments will be available.

Come and browse.

If you could donate books, phone Sue Vale on 0151 336 6972.

Mayer lecture

THE Mayer Trust lecture will be held at St Andrew's Church Hall in Bebington next Wednesday (January 15).

It starts at 8pm.

Musical society

HESWALL Musical Society is looking for new members to join them.

The group rehearses on Tuesday evenings at 7.30pm at Kylemore Community Centre, Kylemore Drive, Heswall.

If you would like to join call 648 3457.


A 'MEDITATION & Mindfulness' class takes place in the Caldy Room at Hoylake Community Centre in Hoyle Road every Thursday at 7.30pm.

Details from 0151 652 2210.

Bowling club

POULTON Bowling Club is looking for new members, male and female.

It plays in three leagues and one veterans’ league.

More details from Keith on 07713081243.

Acting classes

ACTING classes for adults take place at Hoylake Community Centre on Thursdays evenings from 7-9pm.

Details from Martin on 07788 723570 or martin@ adultactingclasses.co.uk

Lever Singers

THE Lever Singers are looking for members.

The male-only group meets at Lever Club in Port Sunlight every Tuesday at 7.30pm.

Details from Gordon Prescott on 645 9541.

Leasowe WI

LEASOWE Women’s Institute meets at the URC in Wallasey Village the first Tuesday of the month.

The meetings will start 7.30pm.

Ladies golf

WARREN Ladies, a small friendly club, is looking for new and experienced ladies to play golf at the Warren, Grove Road, Wallasey.

Sessions take place on Monday and Thursday mornings.

Players of all abilities welcome.

Call Cathy on 07866 902 020 for further information.

Probus club

IRBY & Thurstaston probus club is inviting retired ladies and gentlemen to join.

It meets at the Holiday Inn, Hoylake every third Tuesday of the month.

Details from George Goodall 648 2610.


ENTRIES are now open for The 71st Wirral Festival of Music, Speech and Drama, taking place in March.

Details from www.wirralfestival.co.uk.

The festival is described as a fantastic opportunity for amateur musicians, choirs, actors and singers or all ages to show their talent in a safe supportive environment.

The deadline for entries is January 31.

Youth club

HESWALL United Reformed Church will launch its youth club next Friday, January 17.

Held at the venue in Telegraph Road, Heswall it takes place from 5.30pm-7pm and is for children aged 9-12.

Admission £1.

Sit fit

CHAIR-based exercise for all takes place every Monday at Moreton Presbyterian Church in Moreton from 1-2pm.

Details from Heather on 07925 076 914.

Accordion club

WIRRAL Accordion Group is looking for more members.

It meets on Tuesdays at 7pm.

Details from 608 3273.

Singers wanted

THE Capriccio Singers - a small mixed-voice choir - is looking to recruit new members for its tenor and bass section.

The group meets every Friday from 7.30-9.30pm in Wallasey.

Full details from capricciosingers.co.uk

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