Village Directory

Citizen's Advice Bureau - Access to Advice 
The helpful Access to Advice sheet gives details of the different means by which advice can be accessed from CAB Wakefield District Services.

COVID-19 - Some events on this page are suspended until further notice although contact details remain valid. Further information about the emergency and advice about services and support provided by Wakefield District Council is available online 

Church in West Bretton Anglican & Methodist Local Ecumenical Partnership. Services until June 2021 are twice each month- 2nd Sunday Holy Communion at 9.15am - Rev Philip Bee and 4th Sunday Holy Communion at 9.30am - Rev Kevin Greaves. Social Distancing is in place and face coverings must be worn. After June it is expected that there will be a service every Sunday (except 3rd Sunday during Summer months)- Ist Sunday 10.30am, 2nd Sunday 9.30am, 3rd Sunday No service during Summer months, 4th Sunday 9.30am and 5th Sunday 10.30am.
Church Contact - Leonard Bartle, Secretary 01924 830220
Anglican - Rev Kevin Greaves, Vicar of Chapelthorpe and Woolley with West Bretton 01924 256031
Methodist - Rev Philip Bee, Denby Dale & Clayton West Circuit Superintendent 01226 763976

Aerofit with Emma - Classes at the Village Hall (Currently suspended). For details contact Emma on 07736 818913.

Art Classes - Courses in Painting and Drawing at the Village Hall on Tuesdays at 10am (planned restart 8 June 2021). For further details visit 

Cinema Club - Meets in the Village Hall every 2nd and 4th Wednesday at 1.30pm. The club is run by Ros Woodhead who lives outside the village (currently suspended).  Contact for the moment Leonard Bartle 01924 830220.

Dance Classes - Crigglestone School of Dance are holding dance classes in West Bretton village hall on Mondays from 4pm-5.30pm,Wednesdays 4pm-7.45pm; Thursdays 4pm-7pm; and Saturdays 8.45am-5.15pm.

Exercise to Music - Meets in the Village Hall on Thursday nights at 7.30pm.Contact Christine Tingle 01226 240702  (planned restart 16 Sep 2021)

Fish & Chips are available from a mobile vendor in the village hall car park on Friday evenings from 4pm until 7pm.   

Library around the village every three weeks. For information contact Wakefield Council  01924 302241 or email

Parish Council & Website - Meets 2nd Monday each month (except August) in Village Hall at 7.30pm. Contact - Parish Clerk Sue Earnshaw. Face-to-face Parish Council meetings have resumed with effect from 10 May and with strict social distancing and mask-wearing indoors until further notice.

Pilates - Classes in the Village Hall on Mondays at 9.30am. (Currently suspended) Book online 

Police - Emergency 999 Prompt attention and to report an incident 101 or online at Report it | West Yorkshire Police for non-emergency crime

Post Office - No Post Office services in the Village Hall until further notice.

Snooker - In the Village Hall Sundays, Tuesdays and Fridays from 8.30pm. 

Tai'Chi Class - Meets in Village Hall every Tuesday 7.15pm-8.30pm.  Contact - Ian Linley


Village Hall Bar - Sunday, Tuesday and Friday evenings 8.30pm-11pm (subject to staff availability) Open to all village residents.

Village Hall
Contact - Chair Leonard Bartle 01924 830220
For bookings contact David Spaul 01924 830423
The village hall is available for permitted activities. 

Village “Voice” Newsletter
Contact - Michael Hofton 01924 830120

Wakefield Council
Contact or 0345 8 506506

West Bretton J&I School - Bretton Lane
Contact the Headteacher - Mrs J Womersley 01924 830204

West Bretton Bowls Club - Clubhouse and green located in the grounds of the village hall off Bretton Lane. New members wanted. The club is struggling for players like many clubs in the area. Anyone interested in playing competitively or socially please contact the Secretary. Yearly subscription is currently £20.
Contact Secretary Leonard Bartle 01924 830220.

West Bretton Cricket Club - Park Lane
Contact - John Brearton 01924 840517 For fixtures go to

West Bretton Lunch Club - Meets every Tuesday lunch time at The Station, Bretton Lane, Crigglestone. Contact Mrs Joan Hofton 01924 830120

West Bretton Over 50s Club - Meets in the Village Hall on the first Wednesday of each month 2pm-4pm. (meetings currently suspended)
Contact Jean Bowers 01924 830477

Yorkshire Sculpture Park - Contact Information Desk 01924 830631

Yorkshire Water - Customer services 0345 1 242424

Wakefield Express Correspondent - Contact Cath Devlin 01924 242367

Barnsley Chronicle Correspondent - Contact Leonard Bartle 01924 83022