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 Parish Elects New Councillor

22nd November, 2017

Monday, 20th November 2017 saw a new Councillor elected for the Sherburn in Elmet Parish Council. With a vacancy available on the Parish Council after the departure of Les Wake, five members of the community put their name forward in hopes to be selected as the new Parish Councillor. The Sherburn in Elmet Parish Council […]

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Sherburn Parish Elects New Councillor

British Gypsum Donates £5,000 to Local School

21st November, 2017

Local business, British Gypsum continually supports the Sherburn in Elmet community.  This year we have seen the manufacturing business sponsoring the Craft & Food Festival, donating toys to the Elmet Lions Toy Appeal and even purchasing the local village Christmas tree.  Today, British Gypsum donated £5,000 to Athelstan Primary School. Lynn Hudson, Secretary to the Plant Manager […]

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British Gypsum Donates £5,000 to Local School

Handmade Crafts to Raise Money for Charity

21st November, 2017

Local resident, Stella Taswell, has been hard at work creating handmade crafts to donate to a local charity, Sherburn Visiting Scheme.  The handmade crafts donated include Christmas placemats in a variety of patterns and an impressive fabric Christmas tree, pictured to the right. It took Stella around eight hours to craft each tree and there are […]

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Handmade Crafts to Raise Money for Charity

Sherburn Visiting Scheme Goes Digital

21st November, 2017

The Sherburn Visiting Scheme launched their brand new website this week, which was designed by local marketing agency, Creative Shed Agency. This will be the first website that the Visiting Scheme has had since the charity started back in 1998. Ann Hudson, Manager for the Sherburn Visiting Scheme, said: “We are extremely pleased with our new website.  […]

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Sherburn Visiting Scheme Goes Digital

Aero Club’s Plans to Expand

17th November, 2017

The Sherburn in Elmet Aero Club has recently submitted plans to the Selby District Council for permission to construct a large hangar to be used for the storage and maintenance of light aircraft. The new hangar is thought to be just under 8 meters high and would be located at the club on Lennerton Lane, […]

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Aero Club’s Plans to Expand

British Gypsum Donate Christmas Tree Funds to Local Charity

14th November, 2017

British Gypsum, based in Sherburn in Elmet purchase a Christmas tree every year for their reception area.  Since last year, the price of the tree has increased significantly from £200 to almost £300.  As a result, they arranged a meeting to discuss alternative options for the £200 which was already laid out in their annual […]

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British Gypsum Donate Christmas Tree Funds to Local Charity

The Gala Needs YOU – Pick a Theme for 2018!

13th November, 2017

The Sherburn in Elmet Annual Gala hosts a fantastic event once a year at the Eversley Park field.  2018 will see the Gala present it’s 42nd year of parades, stalls, events and fun activities suitable for the whole family. Each year, the Gala Committee selects a theme for the parade and encourages stall holders and […]

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The Gala Needs YOU – Pick a Theme for 2018!

Job Vacancy – Elmet Kitchen

13th November, 2017

Elmet Kitchen is looking for new Bar Staff.  Ideally, applicants will already have experience.  However, full training will be given.  To find out more about this job vacancy, pop into Elmet Kitchen between 5 pm and 11 pm and speak with the Owner, Russel who will be happy to give further details and answer any […]

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Job Vacancy – Elmet Kitchen

Santa Sleigh Routes 2017

Friday 1st December 2017 - Saturday 23rd December 2017

Thanks to The Elmet Lions, Santa will be visiting us once again in his sleigh!  We have gathered the full list of where Santa will be touring throughout December so you can ensure you don’t miss him!  There will also be elves accompanying Santa with collection boxes so don’t forget your spare change to donate to a […]

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Santa Sleigh Routes 2017

The Old Girls’ School Spend Their £223,210 Grant

9th November, 2017

The Friends of the Old Girls’ School based in Sherburn in Elmet, gathered to pose for a before and after photo in front of the school after receiving a grant of £223,210 from the Big Lotteries Fund. The grant comes in two parts, £95,000 to refurbish the building and a revenue grant for three years to […]

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The Old Girls’ School Spend Their £223,210 Grant

Local Business Pecan Deluxe Raising £1Million for Cancer Centre

9th November, 2017

Sherburn based ingredient inclusions specialist Pecan Deluxe Candy (Europe) Ltd, has linked up with cancer sufferer Jacqui Drake to help meet her ambitious target of raising £1million for the Yorkshire Cancer Centre, aka the Bexley Wing of St James’ Hospital in Leeds. The company has personal ties to Jacqui, a dancer and choreographer who was […]

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Local Business Pecan Deluxe Raising £1Million for Cancer Centre

Up to £10,000 to be Spent on Outdoor Gym Equipment

8th November, 2017

Next Monday, the Sherburn in Elmet Parish Council Finance Committee will be meeting to discuss spending up to £10,702.80 on installing outdoor gym equipment at Eversley Park. The money comes from the Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) system (formally Section 106) and is funded by the likes of housing developers such as Redrow and Persimmon, that have […]

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Up to £10,000 to be Spent on Outdoor Gym Equipment