Families and friends gathered at Sturton Methodist Church to celebrate Christmas in a short family service led by Karen Elvidge with Christine Bowler at the piano. Traditional carols were sung and the story of the Birth of Jesus was read by Dick Appleyard. A talk about the giving and receiving of presents was followed by everyone sharing their gifts together. The service concluded with the singing of Joy to the World.
The parish council will meet in the Old Schoolroom on Wednesday 8th January at 7.30pm when local residents are welcome to attend and make comment or air their views on any parish matter.
The annual party will be held in Sturton Village Hall on Saturday 11th January at 4pm. Invitations have been sent out but if you are over 60 years of age, have not received one and would like to attend please contact Joan (tel. 788084) as soon as possible.
Indoor bowls resumes in the village hall on Monday 6th January at 7pm.
Mother Goose is the title of the 21st production by A Touch of Class and friends with an original script by Joyce Newth and Sue Leonard. Performances will be in Sturton Village Hall on Friday 24th January at 7.30pm and Saturday 25th January at 2pm and 7.30pm. Tickets, adults £5, concessions £4 and fives and under free, are available from Riny T(tl. 01427 788554) and Beryl (788737).