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 Visiting Scheme Appeal for Drivers

7th September, 2017

The Sherburn Visiting Scheme (SVS), a local charitable group are in desperate need of volunteer drivers. SVS provides a number of services and activities for the elderly residents of Sherburn in Elmet and the surrounding villages. Many of these services include the need of transportation e.g. medical transport, shopping trips etc. Due to an increase in […]

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Sherburn Visiting Scheme Appeal for Drivers

Police Appeal for Wintesses

4th September, 2017

North Yorkshire Police are appealing for witnesses after a Biker was seriously injured during a crash in Sherburn in Elmet. The accident happened on Sir Johns Lane / Coldhill Lane at 9.14pm on the evening of Wednesday 30th August, leaving the motorcyclist involved in serious condition in hospital. The 49-year-old man was heading from Sherburn towards […]

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Runestone Pictures making Dickens in Sherburn

30th August, 2017

Local Film and TV Company Runestone Pictures are bringing Charles Dickens and his “Christmas Carol” to Sherburn-in-Elmet Sherburn-in-Elmet: September 12th 2017 Yorkshire based RUNESTONE PICTURES are filming some scenes from their upcoming TV Drama “A Christmas Carol” in the church and grounds of “All Saints Church” Sherburn-in-Elmet. Director Diana Brooks said “We have had some […]

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Success for the first Craft & Food Festival

30th August, 2017

The first annual Sherburn in Elmet Craft & Food Festival happened over the August Bank Holiday weekend, where thousands turned out to support the highly anticipated community event. There was glorious weather all weekend as over 100 stalls, children’s entertainment, live music, celebrity chefs and vintage cars came to Sherburn for the 3-day festival. The event […]

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Success for the first Craft & Food Festival

New Parking Charges at South Milford Station

30th August, 2017

As of October drivers will be charged to park in the South Milford Train Station car park. The station which runs from  Selby to Leeds currently has a free parking area, however, in the coming months National Rail will be introducing a £2.00 a day charge for rail users using the car park. This new […]

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Council Reinstates Bus Service

30th August, 2017

Last week, we notified local residents that Utopia Coaches Ltd had ceased trading affecting many routes to and from the village. Local residents will be pleased to know that yesterday, the North Yorkshire County Council has confirmed that the bus services previously operated by Utopia Coaches Ltd will be reinstated from Tuesday 29th August 2017. […]

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Local Bus Service Gone

23rd August, 2017

Local bus travel firm Utopia, have ceased trading as from today, 23rd August. The company who were based on Fenton Lane, Sherburn in Elmet have operated buses around the area since April 2013. The bus routes affected include: Service 8 Selby to Drax Service 37 Tadcaster to York Service 420 Selby to York Service 422 […]

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Sherburn High A-Level Results

21st August, 2017

2017 –Exam Success at Sherburn High School!   Sherburn High Post 16 students are celebrating today with 99% of students passing their course; 62% at A* – B.  50% of our Maths students attained a grade A* and the average grade across all subjects was a grade B.   Particularly impressive results were achieved by the […]

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Sherburn High A-Level Results

Foul Smell in Sherburn in Elmet

4th August, 2017

Over the past week, residents have been experiencing a foul smell in Sherburn in Elmet across the village. It has not yet been confirmed where the smell is coming from, but it is thought that it is likely to be coming from farmers fertilising nearby fields. However, the actual source of the smell has yet to […]

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Sweet Finkle Ready for Opening Day

25th July, 2017

Steve and Alex Ripley have allowed us to have a sneak peek inside their new old fashioned sweet shop, Sweet Finkle. The owners of Sweet Finkle have converted their front room into a sweet emporium. The grand opening of the sweet shop will be next Tuesday the 1st August and locals have already expressed a […]

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Sweet Finkle Ready for Opening Day

Sherburn High School’s 3G Pitch Opens

25th July, 2017

Emma Coates, Doncaster Rovers Belles LFC manager, unveiled Sherburn High School’s brand new all-weather pitch recently (Wednesday 19 July). The state-of-the-art surface was unveiled in North Yorkshire thanks to a grant from the Premier League & The FA Facilities Fund, which is delivered by the Football Foundation. The grant has enabled the school and partner […]

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Sherburn High School’s 3G Pitch Opens

Vandalism at Sherburn Library

25th July, 2017

Last night at approx 11 pm, vandals smashed the rear window of the Sherburn Library. The first pane of the double glazed window had been smashed however, no access was gained and nothing was stolen from the library. There are no signs of any other forms of vandalism other than the smashed window. The window […]

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Vandalism at Sherburn Library