Weekly News Bulletin 15 March 2019


SPRING FLOWER SHOW: Three weeks to go! Sunday 7 April 2019

Everyone, whether an expert or an amateur, is eligible to enter. There are classes for daffodils, tulips, cacti and all sorts of plants. There are also plenty of non-horticultural classes – the Home Produce Section includes a loaf of white bread, a savoury flan, scones, jam, wine and lots more. There are special classes for club members, novices and children.

Contact Show Secretary, Peter Trickett, on 01924 373829 for a Show Schedule. Schedules are also available from Wrenthorpe Village Hall, Valley Crescent Centre, and Wrenthorpe Post Office.

WAKEFIELD HOSPICE SPRING FAIR: The local Fund-Raising Group will be holding a Spring Fair in Wrenthorpe Village Hall TOMORROW, Saturday 16 March, from 10am – 1pm. There will be quality craft stalls as well as stalls selling cakes, plants, bric-a-brac, books and jigsaws, a raffle and tombolas. Refreshments, including bacon butties will be on sale. Admission FREE but donations gratefully received.

WRENTHORPE (Crown Green) BOWLING CLUB: Pre-Season Meeting to be held at Wrenthorpe Sports and Social Club, 48 Wrenthorpe Road, WF2 0LP on Monday, 18 March at 7.30pm. New members welcome, any age, no experience necessary.  For further details please visit our website at  wrenthorpebowls.weebly.com or contact John Scholey on 07734 558000 or john@soloservices.org

WRENS AGM: Wednesday, 20 March, 7.30pm in Wrenthorpe Village Hall. Short meeting followed by drinks and nibbles with Speaker, David Leyshon, a retired college lecturer who will be giving a talk on the life, career and achievements of John Harrison.


Thursday 21st February was the last date for comment on Local Development Plan proposals to use green belt land for housing. We’ve confirmed that the Council did not allow the developers’ original proposals and no new proposals have been submitted for Wrenthorpe!

That’s wonderful news, and it’s time to party!!

So, you’re all invited to the Neighbourhood Forum in the Village Hall on Sunday 24 March, 1.30 to 4.30; but it will also be a Green (Belt) Party. Wear something Green! Bring your own drinks and nibbles: Celebrate Wrenthorpe’s green fields!

COMPUTER CLUB: The Club meets once a month, usually on the last Thursday of the month, from 7pm until 9pm at Valley Crescent Centre, Wrenthorpe. Each session costs £3 which includes internet access. Ring Darren Welldon 07783 171 248 for more information. The next meeting is on Thursday, 28 March.