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Games Afternoons at the Reading Room

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Heritage Open Days 2018

Heritage Open Days this year will take place over 2 weekends! September 6th to 9th and the following weekend 13th to 16th This year’s theme is Extraordinary Women. We will be having various events as follows: Thursday 6th September 7.00 … Continue reading

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Christmas Tree Festival Success

The 1st Grenoside Christmas Tree Festival was a huge success! It was a fantastic weekend with 25 trees beautifully decorated. Over 300 voting slips were completed with the Reading Rooms tree (made out of books) voted the best tree! Thanks … Continue reading

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WWI and WWII Additions to Grenoside War Memorial

An Appeal from David Pepper: It came to light 2015 that some of our brave men that went to war from, or were born in Grenoside, have had their names missed off the cenotaph at the bottom of Norfolk Hill, … Continue reading

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Helping to Maintain the Character of Grenoside

As part of the Heritage Open Days national celebration of 50 years of Conservation Areas, there will be a chance to look back to the work of local volunteers which led to the formation of Grenoside Conservation Society and to … Continue reading

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Dora Burkinshaw – An Appreciation by Andy Rickards

DORA BURKINSHAW Following the passing of my dear friend and neighbour Dora Burkinshaw donations totalling £358 were made to Grenoside Reading Room, a cause close to Dora’s heart. I have known Dora since the 1960s when, as a small boy, … Continue reading

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Ecclesfield Library seeks new trustees

Trustee Opportunity with Friends of Ecclesfield Library CIO About the Opportunity Friends of Ecclesfield Library CIO (FoEL) are keen to recruit one or more new dedicated Trustees to join the management committee of a registered charity. The Trustees ensure that … Continue reading

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Best wishes from everyone at the Reading Room

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