Readstone Help and Assistance Group has been set up to offer practical support and advice to members of our community during the coronavirus health crisis particularly those who are self isolating. This includes picking up shopping, posting mail, urgent supplies, friendly phone calls, dog walking, and other assistance. They can also offer help with emergency supplies and have a helpline for anyone who has lost their job or had to close their business.
Contact Greera Norse on 07540 150504.
Simonstone with Read W.I. - Meet on the third Thursday of the month in Simonstone Old School on School Lane at 7.30pm. Events are organised throughout the year and visitors and new members are welcome to come along. Further information from Sue Ogden - Tel. 773060
Readstone United Junior Football Club - New players are always welcome and the club is always on the look-out for adults interested in managing or coaching a team or helping out in an adminstrative role within the club. Contact Paul Clarke (771832) Geoff Lambert (771442) or Paul Liles (771260).
Read Cricket Club -
Read Bowling Club - Open April - October. Afternoons and evenings to members and non-members. New members and beginners very welcome.
Read & Simonstone Community First Responders - Anyone interested in joining the team contact Julie Sharpley - Tel. 773658 or Matthew Woods - Tel. 774257
Friends of Read School - are always looking for volunteers to assist in various ways: Contact David Smith - Tel. 771065
The Readstone Singers - welcomes new female singers on Wednesday evenings from 7.30pm to 9.00pm at St. John's Church. For information telephone Contact Olwyn Pearce 07891471404
The Edward Bear Group - is arranged for families with very young children. It meets in St. John's Church on the first Wednesday in every month at 11.00am for a short service (approx. 15 mins.) It is arranged by the Mothers Union and supported by a dedicated band of helpers. For further information the Edward Bear Team - tel. 773169
Read Mothers Union - Mrs. C. Sowerbutts, The Vicarage, George Lane, Read - 01282 771361
Luncheon Club - Mrs. A. Wild, 25 Harewood Avenue, Simonstone - 01282 772810
Read Drama Group - Mrs. D. Collinson, 4 Jubilee Street, Read - 01282 778582
Read Readers (village book club) - meet at 2 Read Hall Cottages, Hammond Drive every first Thursday of each month from 7.30pm. Further information about each month's book available from Read Library. Please telephone Ms. Sam Bruce (01282 777442) of your intention to come to the meeting.