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.

Church in West Bretton Anglican & Methodist Local Ecumenical Partnership. Service every Sunday (except 3rd Sunday during Summer months)- 1st 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 - tel 01924 256031

Methodist - Rev Philip Bee, Denby Dale & Clayton West Circuit Superintendent tel - 01226 763976

Art Classes - 
Courses in Painting and Drawing at the Village Hall on Tuesdays. For further details visit 

Dance Classes - Crigglestone School of Dance are holding dance classes in West Bretton village hall on Wednesdays 4pm-9.15pm; Thursdays 4pm-7.30pm; and Saturdays 8.45am-5.30pm.

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

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 - Mobile
 Post Office services in the Village Hall car park every Monday 1.15pm-2.15pm. From 4 January 2024 this changes to Thursdays 1.30pm-2.30pm

Tai'Chi Class - Meets in Village Hall every Tuesday 7.00pm-8.15pm.  Contact - Ian Linley Website:

Village Hall Bar - Friday evenings from 5.30pm (subject to staff availability) Open to all village residents.

Village Hall - 
Bookings - All enquiries for bookings should be directed to or the website at

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 E Firth
Tel: 01924 830204

West Bretton Bowling Club - 
Clubhouse and green located in the grounds of the village hall off Bretton Lane. New members welcome.
Website -

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 1pm-3pm.
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 830220