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Local Organisations

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 - Secretary - Greg Hosker - Tel. 01282 772946

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.