CRESWELL: Festive letter from junior school’s first head on display at Limestone House

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Limestone House is open from Monday to Friday 9am to 4.30pm, Saturday mornings from 9am to 12 noon also on Sundays from 11am to 3pm. The Memory Lane Café is open during these hours and offers a variety of food.

In line with the Memory Lane Café theme a memory relating to the Creswell Junior School Centenary celebrations in 2012, is on display in Limestone House. The letter, loaned by the Elmton with Creswell Local History Group, is from the first headmaster of the school Mr George Bell, dated Xmas 1913. The letter starts; My Dear Scholar, Christmas has come again, and in accordance with my usual custom I give to each of you....

Call into Limestone House to see what the headmaster said in his letter to the children in 1913.

This Memory Lane display will change on November 1, showing another resident’s interesting memory. If you have an interesting memory you would like to share with others in the Memory Lane Display contact the Limestone House office.

A fundraising event for the Community Regeneration Charity, based at Limestone House, will be held on Sunday, November 24, from 3.30pm to 5.30pm. Maltby Miners Welfare Brass Band will give a proms concert in the Creswell Social Centre. Tickets are on sale at Limestone House and will also be available on the door for £5.50 (concessions £4.50) and includes light refreshments.

Short training courses for people out of work continue in Limestone House: Basic Computers: using email and internet, Food Hygiene, Health and Safety and First Aid. All the courses give an opportunity to gain a qualification. Phone or call into Limestone House to book your place.