Clubs and Social

 

Douglas Valley Lions Club - Lions are groups of individuals who join together in Clubs and endeavour to meet many of the challenges faced by the vulnerable in society who are less able, less advantaged, and/or have special needs – this is done within local, national, and international communities. Meets on first Wednesday of the month at Briars Hall Hotel, Lathom and on third Wednesday of the month at the Red Lion Hotel, Newburgh - contact Lion Evan Wm Jones; Tel 0845 8335739;  http://e-clubhouse.org/sites/douglas_valley/index.php  and/or  http://www.lionsclubs.co  and/or  http://www.lionsclubs.org

Newburgh Morris A women’s traditional dance side, we perform at local events and travel to dance with other teams. New members – dancers or musicians – always welcome. Practice night Tuesday. Contact Barbara Barclay Tel 01695 723100. e-mail: b_barclay@sky.com  

Links with other local traditional dance and folk groups:

Regency ReJigged perform traditional English country dance in period costume  www.regency-rejigged.org.uk

Ormskirk Folk Dance Club: www.ormskirkfdc.org.uk 

Little Longborough Dance Club www.littlelongboroughdanceclub.org.uk (meet fortnightly 7.30 - 10.00pm at Rainford Village Hall).

General information about folk events in Lancashire: www.lancashirefolk.co.uk

The Room at the Top Newburgh’s own folk club offering an evening of music, poetry, verse or whatever, held at The Ring O’ Bells, Lathom every Monday (except Bank Holidays) from 8.15pm to 11pm. All welcome, whether you play, sing, read or simply sit back and enjoy the evening. Admission £1 including raffle. Contact Mark Dowding or Maggi Huyton on 01257 462415.

 

Newburgh Sports Club, King George V Playing Field, Cobbs Brow Lane
Cricket: Newburgh Cricket Club extend a warm welcome to new players of any standard. We have thriving Junior and Senior sections with teams playing in the Southport and District Amateur Cricket League. Junior nets take place on Saturday mornings from 10.30 to 12.30 during the season. Please come along and join our friendly club. Contact Secretary Alan Johnson email alanjohnson14@sky.com or Tel 07734 390366
Football: Newburgh and Harrock United – Saturday  League 1st team. Olympic FC - Sunday.  If interested in playing at Newburgh Sports Club please contact Doug Birks Tel 07825 558665
Running: Newburgh Nomads – road, trail, cross-country and fell running. Organise annual Ashurst Beacon trail race and Harrock Hill race series. Meet each Tuesday at 19:30 at the sports club, all abilities welcome. Contact Wally Coppelov - Tel 01695 580955 wcoppelov@hotmail.co.uk or Brian Kennedy - Tel 01704 895374 brimo1972@yahoo.com
Rugby League: Shevington Sharks Juniors - various age groups. Contact Steve Bates Tel 07721 537001
Darts and Dominoes: Burscough league matches on Friday nights
Club facilities: Recently refurbished Club room, licensed bar, pool, darts, juke box. Small kitchen facilities. Changing rooms and showers. Club available for hire (£50) for funeral wakes, christenings, birthdays and other social functions.  Meeting room available for group events. Tel 01257 463715 or Doug Birks Tel 07825 558665 email douglasbirks22@gmail.com info@newburghsportsclub.co.uk   www.newburghsportsclub.com
Club opening times: Weekday opening times depending on sporting events; Saturday 12.30pm to 12am; Sunday 12.30pm to 11pm. Occasional special functions with late bar. Other times by arrangement. Tel 01257 463715 or Douggie Birks Tel 07825 558665

 

 

Newburgh Women’s Institute: Meets at 7.30pm on third Monday of the month in Newburgh School for interesting talks on a wide range of subjects, followed by refreshments and chat. Outings to theatres, concerts, stately homes, gardens and a summer mystery tour with a meal out. Contact Mary Grant Tel 01257 463553 or Jackie Kindon Tel 01257 463848.

Over 60s Club: Meets at 1.30pm usually on second Friday of the month in the Newburgh Church Vestry.  Contact Margaret Swift Tel 01257 462629

Parbold and Newburgh Garden Society: Meets monthly on Wednesdays at Parbold WI Hall. Speakers on topics to help you manage and enjoy your garden. Annual plant sale in May offering annual and hardy plants raised locally – many by the Society’s members – and sold at very reasonable prices. Society always willing to help with gardeners’ problems. Contact David Pennington 01704 821984.

 

 

Young people’s groups
(See also Newburgh Sports Club, Newburgh Church and Newburgh School)

Scouting groups
56th Newburgh and Dalton Group
Scouts For boys and girls aged 10 1/2 - 14 years. Meet Wednesdays 7pm - 9pm at Newburgh School.  Contact Stuart Carlson 07538 777837 or carlson708@googlemail.com 

Cub Scouts For boys and girls aged 8-10 years. Meet Mondays 6.30pm - 8pm at Newburgh School. Activities include climbing, archery and swimming. We take part in Ormskirk and West Lancs District activities. Annual St George’s Day Service at Ormskirk Parish Church. Contact Jon Harrop Tel 07920 555097 or jonharrop@jfive.myzen.co.uk

Beavers For boys and girls aged 6 – 8 years.  Meet Thursdays 6.15pm – 7.30pm. Activities as for the above two groups but with more crafts.  Contact Sandra McKay sandramckaysam666@hotmail.co.uk


General contact: Phil Atty Tel 01257 463469, 07595 056726 or atty.pj@gmail.com


1st Newburgh & Dalton BBS/BGS
Scouts and Senior Scouts for boys and girls aged 10 1/2 to18. Meet Mondays 8.15 to 9.45 at Newburgh School. Contact Stephen Hannah 07774 475054
1stnewburghanddalton@gmail.com www.1stnewburghanddalton.weebly.com

www.facebook.com/scouts

Guides Age 10 years and upwards. Meet Tuesdays 7.30pm-9pm at Newburgh School. Activities include games, crafts, outings, outdoor activities including camping and occasional District events. Contact Jean Holmes – Tel 01257 463763.
Brownies Age 7-10 years. Meet Tuesdays 6pm-7.30pm at Newburgh School.
Activity days, Brownie Revels, outings including pantomimes, and occasional District events. Contact Liz Taylor 07712761797
Rainbows Age 5 to 7 years. Meet Wednesdays 5pm – 6pm at Parbold Scout Hut. Games, songs, crafts, trips. Contact Julie Munro – Tel 01257 462532.

Joe and Will's Saturday Football Skills
For 4 to 11 year olds.  Meets Saturday mornings at Newburgh School, Back Lane.
Contact Joe on 07789 913344 or 01257 463239

The Grove Youth, Community and Children’s Centre
Station Approach, Burscough Tel 01704 896424 (press 3) www.facebook.com/groveCA  Contact sue.activity@gmail.com
A purpose-built centre with a range of activities for the community. Rooms to rent for meetings, groups, birthday parties etc. Services available for young people, parents/carers of young children and for school holidays. Support for volunteers. Food bank. Pop-up kitchen Wed 12pm – 2pm open to all