AGM – At the annual meeting of the Village Hall Committee, chairman Mrs M. Heys reviewed the year including work carried out on the hall.
Treasurer Mrs J. Haycock gave the audited accounts and fund-raising ideas were discussed. Officers were elected: Mrs Heys was re-elected chairman and Mrs Haycock treasurer; Coun. A. Pickles is vice-chairman and assistant treasurer; and Mrs J. Ramsden deals with advertising. The toddler group and Monday Club are to be asked to send representatives to future meetings. An ordinary committee meeting followed during which members discussed the coffee morning from 10 a.m. until noon on Saturday, May 21st, where there will be a cake stall, tombola, raffle and a display of old photos of Holme Chapel.
MONDAY CLUB – On Monday evening, guest speaker was Roger Frost who talked about housing conditions in Burnley in the 1920s and ‘30s with accompanying photos including The Horse Shoe, a very old pub and boarding house. The pictures were part of a collection of 25,000 at Burnley Library. The next meeting will be a meal at the Calf’s Head at Worston on June 13th. Transport can be arranged by ringing 428649.
PRAISE – The popular Songs of Praise service was held in the village hall last Sunday, led by Alan Scholes on guitar. The next service is on June 5th at 3 p.m. All welcome.
FRIENDLY HOUR – Members met in the village hall on Tuesday when Mr and Mrs C. Scholes gave a talk about Ghana and work to develop a school. They showed clothes and items made by the local children. On Tuesday, Mrs K. Fishwick will talk about churches she has visited.