Sherburn in Elmet

A Historic Yorkshire Village

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Find out the latest news and updates happening in Sherburn in Elmet below. From local community matters and news stories to articles and journalist reports, everything you need to know about the growing village of Sherburn in Elmet can be found here, all in one handy place. Our news stories are factual and completely unbiased. If you have some news you’d like us to cover, just email us and let us know via our contact page.

Sherburn High School Celebrates Stunning Progress for Sixth Form

25th January, 2018

Sherburn High School Post 16 students and staff are celebrating today as they top the league tables in North Yorkshire for A level results. Results at Sherburn High School are graded as “Well Above Average” and places the school in the top 5% of all Sixth Forms and Colleges nationally. The school achieved a progress […]

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Sherburn High School Celebrates Stunning Progress for Sixth Form

Elmet Lions’ Santa Sleigh Raises Over £4,000

25th January, 2018

Elmet Lions are part of the Lions International community that includes a group of volunteers who give their time to help and support the local community (Sherburn, South Milford, Barkston Ash, Hillam, Monk Fryston, Ulleskelf, Saxton, Church Fenton and Burton Salmon) on many projects. Over Christmas, Elmet Lions raised £4,864.68 in total from their Santa […]

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Elmet Lions’ Santa Sleigh Raises Over £4,000

G W Sissons & Sons Donates £10,000 to The Old Girls’ School

25th January, 2018

The Friends of the Old Girls’ School has received another donation for the amount of £10,000 from local company, G W Sissons & Sons.  The Friends of the Old Girls’ School have received various donations over the past year from local companies, which shows the local businesses’ continuous support for the new community centre. G W Sissons […]

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G W Sissons & Sons Donates £10,000 to The Old Girls’ School

North Yorkshire Residents Call for Single Recycling Bin

19th January, 2018

The Friends of the Earth Selby, have proposed a large, single bin for recycling to the Selby District Council this week.  This comes following multiple requests to the group stating a small recycling box is no longer sufficient due to how easily waste gets blown out and left to litter the street during bad weather. […]

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North Yorkshire Residents Call for Single Recycling Bin

Sherburn Market to Close Down

18th January, 2018

Due to the decline of stall holders willing to pitch at the Sherburn in Elmet Saturday market, the market could close if more interest is not generated. Currently, there are only two stalls pitching at the Sherburn market each week which is located in the Elmete Social Club car park.  The decline is said to […]

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Sherburn Market to Close Down

Peter Pan Nursery Appeals for Funds for New Refurb

17th January, 2018

Local charity, Peter Pan Nursery have been on the mission to raise funds to the value of £5,000 to help fund their refurbishment of the Sherburn in Elmet Charity Shop located on Finkle Hill.  The new refurbishment will see the downstairs area get a much-needed facelift with the addition of a brand new kitchen and […]

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Peter Pan Nursery Appeals for Funds for New Refurb

Another Bank Set to Close This Year

11th January, 2018

Barclays bank located in Tadcaster is due to close later this year.  Barclays will be the third bank in Tadcaster to shut down over the past three years after Natwest and HSBC closed their doors in 2016/2017, leaving only Halifax for local residents. After the closure of Natwest and HSBC in Sherburn in Elmet, there […]

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Another Bank Set to Close This Year

Sherburn Bears Rugby Club Secure Defibrillator Grant

10th January, 2018

2018 sees local Sherburn in Elmet Rugby Club, Sherburn Bears ARLFC, reach their 50th year anniversary and what a better way to celebrate than completing the Danny Jones Defibrillator Campaign! May 2015 saw the tragic death of Keighley Cougars rugby player, Danny Jones.  Danny had a cardiac arrest which was caused by a previously undetected hereditary heart disease.  […]

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Sherburn Bears Rugby Club Secure Defibrillator Grant

NYCC Awarded Phase 3 Contract for Superfast Broadband

4th January, 2018

With more and more people using the internet now than ever before, having superfast broadband has become quite an essential mission for councils to tackle to keep their counties in the modern era and their residents happy. Today, it has been announced that North Yorkshire County Council (NYCC) has been awarded the contract for phase […]

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NYCC Awarded Phase 3 Contract for Superfast Broadband

Refurbishment Work Starts on The Old Girls’ School

20th December, 2017

The Old Girls’ School has been around since the late 1870’s where it previously taught junior girls and infants within the local village.  However, in 1978, the school shut its doors due to the opening of rival schools which offered pupils a more modern learning environment.  Due to the increase of pupils and The Old […]

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Refurbishment Work Starts on The Old Girls’ School

Sherburn Gala Disco 2017 Recap

20th December, 2017

The annual Sherburn Gala Disco took place on Sunday, December 17th, 2017.  The Gala Association hosts two discos each year that are aimed at children and families, one for Halloween and one for Christmas. The Christmas Disco proved to be a huge success.  The children got to meet Santa Claus, who asked each child what […]

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Sherburn Gala Disco 2017 Recap

Al’s Tyre Shop Saves Christmas

15th December, 2017

Al’s Tyre Shop, located in Sherburn in Elmet saved Christmas this week by aiding Santa and his sleigh during his festive route around the new housing estate. Santa was grounded with a flat tyre on his sleigh during his route and as a result, Santa contacted the elves at Al’s Tyre Shop to see if […]

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Al’s Tyre Shop Saves Christmas