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.

The end of an era: Sherburn High Prom!

2nd July, 2018

Sherburn High School celebrated the end of high school life at the magnificent Hazelwood Castle on 28th June. With a movie theme, our students certainly didn’t disappoint as they arrived in style in Aston Martins, Mustangs, stretch limos and even a helicopter. The evening wear was equally glittering; sleek, sequined and seductive just like the […]

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The end of an era: Sherburn High Prom!

Jacqui’s Million Cancer Charity Closer to Target with Pecan Deluxe

2nd July, 2018

A terminal cancer sufferer’s quest to raise £1million in aid of Leeds Cancer Centre has been given a welcome boost through a programme of fundraising events and activities by staff and management at Pecan Deluxe Candy (Europe) Ltd. During the last 6 months, the Yorkshire based food tailor and inclusions specialist has helped to raise […]

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Sherburn High’s Annual Sherbies Awards Evening

27th June, 2018

Sherburn High Schools 7th annual Sherbies awards, designed by the students for the students, took place over four consecutive evenings last week and marked the outstanding achievements of both the nominees and winners alike. Each of the four houses hosted their own evening of subject and house awards which were compared by staff and students. […]

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Sherburn High’s Annual Sherbies Awards Evening

Elmhirst Parker Refurbishment

26th June, 2018

Following on from the news that the Red Bear is undergoing its external refurbishment, their neighbours Elmhirst Parker have announced they will also be undergoing a renovation to their exterior. The local Solicitors are located at the top of the cross traffic lights, a central point of the village. This is why they have decided […]

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Red Bear Renovations have begun

25th June, 2018

The Red Bear public house is finally undergoing its long-awaited refurbishment. Scaffolding has been installed over the weekend ready for major works to begin. This will involve a full external renovation to the front of the Samuel Smiths Pub, after they previosuly refurbished the back and rear enterance of the pub several years ago. This work […]

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Dementia Day Fashion Show Success

25th June, 2018

Last week, local resident Ann Hudson helped to organise and run a fundraising fashion show, held at the Sherburn Methodist Church. As well as a live fashion show where models wore Bonmarch attire, there were also stalls including patchwork, hats, cosmetics, accessories, clothing and bags. There was also a raffle, with lots of brilliant prizes and afternoon tea […]

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Dementia Day Fashion Show Success

Fields Kitchen Grand Opening

19th June, 2018

Fields Garden Centre are celebrating the grand opening of their brand new cafe and tea rooms today, which is called Fields Kitchen. This is the newest addition to the garden centre which is located on Tadcaster Road, Sherburn in Elmet (opposite Sherburn White Rose Football Club). Formerly known as DC Grahams, the garden centre was taken […]

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Fields Kitchen Grand Opening

Residents are Cycling the Somme

19th June, 2018

Two local Sherburn residents, Clare and Christine are taking part in the ‘Ride to the Somme’ at the end of August. ‘Ride to the Somme’ will commemorate the cycling soldiers that fought and fell during the Battle of the Somme in 1916 as we ride over 200 miles in 2.5 days. Both Christine and Clare […]

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Sherburn High School Careers Day

18th June, 2018

Sherburn High School students “got future proof” last week as part of a whole school ‘World of Work Day’. Normal lessons were collapsed for the day as nearly 50 guests from local businesses and further education providers were on hand to dish out a range of advice to over 500 students. Younger students in Year […]

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Sherburn High School Careers Day

Athelstan Primary School Summer Fair

Friday 22nd June 2018

The Athelstan Parents’ and Supporters’ association invites you to join them at their annual summer fair, which is to be held on Friday 22nd June at Athelstan Primary School. There will be a range of amazing stalls both outside and in the main hall. Stalls will include face painting, games, a cafe, ice creams, crafts, […]

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Athelstan Primary School Summer Fair

South Milford Annual Bonfire CANCELLED

13th June, 2018

This year’s South Milford Bonfire will not go ahead, the Bonfire committee have issued this statement: IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT: It is with great sadness that we have to annouce that the bonfire will not go ahead in 2018. We have come to this decision reluctantly as a result of a number of issues, including a review […]

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C&G Starkey butchers voted ‘Best Pork Pie’.

13th June, 2018

The team at local family butchers C&G Starkey are celebrating having won the Aire Valley UK Harley Owners Group for the second year running. C&G Starkey Family butchers, situated on 8 Wolsey Parade, were established in 1981 and currently have three generations of Starkey work within the firm. All Starkey’s wide range of products are […]

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C&G Starkey butchers voted ‘Best Pork Pie’.