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 Alumna Wins BAFTA Award

11th December, 2017

Tracey Rooney graduated from Sherburn High School in 1986 and has since gone on to win the prestigious BAFTA Award for directing the popular CBBC kid’s TV Show, Class Dismissed. Tracey will be remembered by older pupils and parents who also attended Sherburn High around the same year.  Along with various classmates, Tracey thoroughly enjoyed acting […]

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Sherburn Alumna Wins BAFTA Award

Young Chef Competition Winner

7th December, 2017

The annual Young Chef Competition which is run by the Osgoldcross & Elmet Rotary Club has seen another fantastic turnout for the cooking competition this year.  With more young chefs entering the competition each year, the competition is really starting to heat up! The Young Chef Competition is being supported by Owner and Chef, Kirsty from The […]

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Young Chef Competition Winner

Fresh New Look for 2018

7th December, 2017

Today we launched a brand new Sherburn in Elmet website!  We wanted to revamp it and give it a more modern look but also wanted to create clear sections for local residents to easily find local services, community information, clubs and activities within the village and the surrounding areas. We wanted our website to be user-friendly […]

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Fresh New Look for 2018

Craft & Food Festival Donates Proceeds to Local Groups and Charities

6th December, 2017

The first Sherburn in Elmet Craft & Food Festival which took place in the Eversley Park field over the August bank holiday weekend proved to be a huge success.  The festival has already announced the dates for next year on their website, which will see the festival return for its second year over the August […]

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Craft & Food Festival Donates Proceeds to Local Groups and Charities

Applications Now Open for the Rotary Youth Leadership Award

28th November, 2017

Applications are now open for applicants to apply for the Rotary Youth Leadership Award (RYLA).  The successful applicant will be sponsored by the Rotary Club of Osgoldcross & Elmet to attend a weeks course in the Yorkshire Dales, all expenses paid. What is RYLA? The Rotary Youth Leadership Award is a biyearly leadership development program […]

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Applications Now Open for the Rotary Youth Leadership Award

Co-op Members Raise £6,000 for Local Community

27th November, 2017

Saturday morning saw the Co-op announce that £6,474.62 had been raised for local community projects.  The money comes from Co-op members who take part in The Co-op Local Community Fund which is Co-ops way of giving back to their members and their communities. How do you become a member? You pay £1 to become a […]

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Co-op Members Raise £6,000 for Local Community

Sherburn White Rose Football Club Recruiting New Players

24th November, 2017

The Sherburn White Rose Football Club is recruiting new players for their under 11’s team.  Sherburn White Rose under 11’s currently has two teams playing in the Garforth Junior League and are looking to continue to expand the squad further and recruit new players for the team. Their training sessions take place every Saturday morning […]

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Sherburn White Rose Football Club Recruiting New Players

Sherburn Gets Festive

24th November, 2017

Thursday, 23rd November 2017 saw the village Christmas tree go up outside the local Methodist Church in Sherburn in Elmet. The tree was sponsored by local manufacturers, British Gypsum who have donated over £10,000 to the local Sherburn in Elmet community so far this year. The tree was put up by members of the Gala Association […]

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Sherburn Gets Festive

Methodist Church Introduces “Oasis”

24th November, 2017

The Methodist Church has recently updated their notices to include a new session called “Oasis.” The Oasis session is an opportunity to take time out of your busy, noisy world and seek a safe and quiet place.  It may be for a quiet reflection to pray, to light a candle or to talk to someone […]

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Methodist Church Introduces “Oasis”

Parish Council to Fund New Outdoor Gym

23rd November, 2017

In our previous article, we mentioned the Sherburn Parish Council were meeting to discuss spending Section 106 money on a brand new outdoor gym facility. The Council have decided in their latest meeting that the Section 106 money which is currently at a total of £10,702.80, will instead be spent on the refurbishment of the Sherburn […]

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Parish Council to Fund New Outdoor Gym

Sherburn Rugby Club to be Refurbished

23rd November, 2017

It has been confirmed during the latest Sherburn in Elmet Parish Council meeting that the Sherburn Bears Rugby Club will be receiving the community Section 106 money to help refurbish their clubhouse located at the Eversley Park field. Earlier this month, we wrote an article regarding the upcoming Sherburn in Elmet Parish Council meeting where […]

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Sherburn Rugby Club to be Refurbished

British Gypsum Donates £5,000 to the Old Girls’ School

22nd November, 2017

British Gypsum, the UK’s leading manufacturer of interior lining systems have donated £5,000 to The Friends of the Old Girls’ School. The donation comes as part of British Gypsum’s 100-year anniversary celebration to which they have decided to donate £10,000 in total to local community projects within the Sherburn in Elmet Village. The Friends of the […]

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British Gypsum Donates £5,000 to the Old Girls’ School