LATEST UPDATE: 1 January 2017
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1st Thursby Rainbows and Thursby Brownies: Joanne Cooper-Holmes (R Tel: 07525182776)
Information is also available on http://www.girlguiding.org.uk/parents__carers.aspx
WHERE AND WHEN: Please contact leader for further information
Badminton Club: Contact Chris (01228 712979). WHERE AND WHEN: Thursby Parish Hall. Mixed sessions on Mondays (7:30-9:30pm) and Wednesdays (7:00-9:30). The Thursby Badminton Club started in September 2010 thanks to our new Parish Hall having a badminton court. There is a membership of over 40 likeminded adults who like to keep fit and have fun at the same time. The Club sessions are set out above and members can also book the Hall for private badminton sessions, but for insurance purposes all players must be club members. The annual membership is £15 and the subs payable on the Club night are £2.50 on Mondays and £2 on Tuesdays. Ladies’ Sessions £2; Men’s Sessions £3.
Crofton Bowls Club: Joyce Donaldson T: 016973 42809
WHERE AND WHEN: Crofton Social Centre, Mondays 7:00pm
We do have sets of bowls in the Club. You will need slippers or flat shoes, and there is tea and biscuits at half time.
Crofton Social Centre: Joyce Donaldson T: 016973 42809
Crofton WI: Joyce Pape, T: 016973 49705
WHERE AND WHEN: First Wednesday of the month
Crofton Social Centre
Gents Coffee Morning: Please contact Mike Rorke 07958 931012 or Age UK West Cumbria Tel: 07738 075004, or just come along on a Monday morning. WHERE AND WHEN: Thursby Parish Hall, weekly on Mondays, 10:00 – 12noon
This is an informal social morning just for men. Come and play draughts and dominos, read the paper, go on the internet, or just chat over a cup of coffee. All ages most welcome.
Lunch Club: Revd. John Hine Tel: 01228 712704
WHERE AND WHEN: Second Thursday of the month, at 12 noon at The Royal Oak, Curthwaite
The Lunch Club was founded in 2002 for people aged 55 and over. We meet at The Royal Oak for a good meal, a chat and meet old and new
St Andrew’s Parish Church:: Canon Geoffrey Ravalde, The Vicarage, Longthwaite Road, Wigton , CA7 9JR. T: 016973 42337
WHERE AND WHEN: St Andrew’s Church - 11:00am Sunday mornings. 10:00am Wednesdays
Sunday School - 11:00am during term time
An ecumenical prayer group is held on the 3rd Monday of the month at 7:45pm at Biglands House, The Green, Thursby. Tel: 01228 710343
St Andrew’s Bell Ringers: Mrs Cynthia James, Tower Captain T: 01228 711926
WHERE AND WHEN:
Tower Practice Night: Weekly - St Andrew’s Church, Tuesdays 7:00 – 8:30pm.
A Member of the Carlisle Diocesan Guild of Church Bell Ringers. Beginners, bell ringing visitors to the area and former ringers are very welcome to join us on practice nights. More ringers are always welcome!
The Ship Inn Quiz Teams: Stuart Eastwood, Tel: 01228 710101 Email: email@example.com
WHERE AND WHEN: We play at The Ship Inn, Thursby and other pubs in the area on Thursday evenings October to April starting at 8:30pm. For away games meet at The Ship at 8:00pm. In 2012-2013 we are running two teams in the Wigton Pub Quiz League, which consists of 11 pubs. We play alternatively ‘home’ and ‘away’. We have about 20 members but more are always welcome.
Thursby Art Group: Mrs M Hine Tel: 01228 712704
WHERE AND WHEN: Thursby Parish Hall, Tuesdays (School Term Time Only), 9:30 – 12 noon
This is a relaxing informal group who enjoy painting. We are not professional and support each other with ideas and techniques.
Thursby Babies & Toddlers: Jess Evans (Group Coordinator) Tel: 016973 44172 mobile: 07594379442
WHERE AND WHEN: Thursby Parish Hall; Friday mornings 9:15 to 11:15am, term time only
We are a friendly group for pre-school children. Only £3 per session per child, which includes a snack and drink for both children and parents. We have a wide range of toys to suit all ages – a great way for you and your child to meet people.
Thursby Book Club: Jo Dancer (co-ordinator), Holly Lodge, Thursby CA5 6NX T: 01228 711435
WHERE AND WHEN: various members’ homes. 1st Tuesday evening of alternative months
A group of readers of all ages who enjoy stretching their interests to read and discuss a very wide range of books (all made available free of charge through Carlisle Library Service).
Thursby Craft Club:: Sue Foulger Tel: 016973 44159
WHERE AND WHEN: Thursby Parish Hall, Thursdays 9:30am to 12:00 noon
The Craft Club is a group of 21 members who meet in a friendly informal setting to share varied craft activities e.g. beading, box making, embroidery to name but a few. Individual interests are often shared within the group and outside providers also come and introduce new skills. Sometimes visits are made to Craft Exhibitions etc. to help broaden members’ interests. Anyone interested is most welcome to come and see what we do if you would like
to consider becoming a member.
Thursby and Westward First Responders: David Johnson 01228 712336
WHERE AND WHEN: Thursby Parish Hall, dates in The Throstle Parish Newsletter
To provide basic life support including oxygen and defibrillation to patients suffering from life threatening conditions in the first few minutes before the arrival of the ambulance. New members welcome.
Thursby Garden & Allotment Club: Karen Henderson (secretary) T: 01228 712689 firstname.lastname@example.org
WHERE AND WHEN: Thursby Parish Hall and other venues, 4th Monday nearly every month
We are a friendly group of people who like to talk and learn about plants and vegetables. In the winter we have monthly meetings with a presentation by an expert followed by a chat and cup of tea. During the summer we get out and about on trips to interesting gardens. Volunteers look after green spaces in Thursby and we co-ordinate Thursby In Bloom. Everyone welcome. Members free, non-members £1.
Thursby Methodist Church: Rev Janet Preston T: 01228 712116
WHERE AND WHEN:
Thursby Methodist Church, Sundays at 10:00am Everyone welcome
Thursby Nursery: Thursby Nursery T: 01228 711599 Email: email@example.com
WHERE AND WHEN: Monday to Friday (term time only). Adjacent to Thursby School
Sessions 9:00-12:00; 12:00-3:00; 9:00- 3:00.
Thursby Nursery provides an excellent pre-school education to children from 2 years, 9months to 4 years old.
Thursby Parish Council: T: 07887 593317 firstname.lastname@example.org www.thursbyonline.co.uk
WHERE AND WHEN: Thursby Parish Hall; 3rd Tuesday in the month at 7:30pm
Local Council for the Parish of Thursby
Thursby Parish Hall: Mrs Peg Eastwood (Secretary), T: 01228 710101 email@example.com www.thursbyparishhall.weebly.com
The Hall is used for a wide variety of events and by most groups and organisations in the Parish. It can be hired for private meetings, parties and fund raising events. It is a registered charity, owned by Thursby Parish Council and managed by the Parish Hall Committee
Thursby Parish History Project: Mrs Peg Eastwood (Secretary), Orchard House, The Green, Thursby CA5 6NX T: 01228 710101 firstname.lastname@example.org
WHERE AND WHEN: Thursby Parish Hall. Four to six times a year. Dates advertised in The Throstle Parish Newsletter
The aim of this group is to collect, record and preserve the history of Thursby Parish – written records, photographs, illustrations,
documents, personal records and reminiscences – and to help make this archive available to the wider community. Volunteers who would be interested and have some time in helping to do a little research please contact Peg Eastwood.
Thursby Primary School: Mrs Claire Little, Headteacher, School Road, Thursby CA5 6PN T: 01228 711180 email@example.com
WHEN: Monday through Fridays 9:00am to 3:15pm
A cheerful village school of approximately 103 students. If you are interested in a place for your child please contact the school office.
Thursby Short Mat Bowls: WHERE AND WHEN: Thursby Parish Hall, Thursday evenings 7:30-9:30pm
Relaxed games of short mat bowls and fun nights in good company.
Thursby Sports and Recreation Committee: Keith Mason (Chairman) Tel 01228 711920, Mark Voisey (Secretary) Tel. 01228 712762,
Stuart Eastwood (Treasurer) T: 01228 710101
WHERE AND WHEN: Thursby Parish Hall - approximately 8 times a year, usually in the evenings
The group exists to manage the Thursby Jubilee Playing Field, its pavilion and playing facilities on behalf of Thursby Parish Council. This
includes maintenance of buildings, facilities and parts of the grounds. It is a non-profit organisation with charitable status.
Thursby Post Office Outreach: Mr Darren McDonagh Tel: 01228 513327 location: Thursby Parish Hall. Opening times: Tuesdays 9:30-11:30am, Fridays : 12:30 – 2:30
Thursby Whist: Mildred Sunderland Tel: 01228 545560
WHERE AND WHEN:
Thursby Parish Hall, Monday afternoons 1:30pm to 3:30pm
A pleasant afternoon playing whist with a cup of tea and biscuits making it a friendly and social afternoon.
Thursby Women’s Institute: Mrs Anna Swindells (secretary) T: 01228 710944
WHERE AND WHEN: Thursby Parish Hall, 2nd Monday in month 7:15pm
The Women’s Institute is the UK’s largest women’s organisation, having 205,000 members. The organisation plays a unique role in providing women
with educational opportunities, the chance to build new skills, to take part in a wide variety of activities, and to campaign on issues that matter. Our
Institute has 19 friendly members, who enjoy meeting together to socialize, listen to good speakers and take part in community projects.