Sherburn-in-Elmet

A Historic Yorkshire Village

News

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.

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

Sporting Greatness at Sherburn High

17th July, 2017

On Thursday 13th July, Sherburn High School celebrated the brilliant sporting achievements of their students with a bumper awards evening. This year the award ceremony took place in the sports hall and welcomed around 200 students and their families. The packed-out event was a celebration of the effort, attitude and excellence demonstrated by Sherburn students, […]

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Sporting Greatness at Sherburn High

Police Appeal regarding an assault in Sherburn in Elmet

14th July, 2017

North Yorkshire Police is appealing for witnesses and information regarding a violent incident that occurred in Sherburn in Elmet on Tuesday 4th July. The incident occurred at around 4pm close to the junction with Moor Lane. It involved the occupants of two vehicles, a man and woman who were confronting each other in a violent manner. It […]

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Sherburn High – The Shakespeare Experience!

12th July, 2017

On 10th and 11th July, Sherburn High School’s new Year 7 students completed ‘Adventures of English’ as part of their transition into life at high school. Parents and Carers were invited to join the new cohort in getting to grips with Shakespeare and to learn a little about how lessons are delivered in order to […]

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Sherburn High – The Shakespeare Experience!

Kirkgate Childcare Grand Opening

12th July, 2017

Kirkgate Childcare –  a brand new childcare facility for Sherburn in Elmet will be opening its doors on Saturday 12th August. The grand opening of this new childcare facility will be running from 11am – 3pm, with light refreshments and snacks available to visitors.  It’s a great opportunity for parents to meet the owners Dawn and David […]

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Road Closure Sunday 23rd July

11th July, 2017

The council have been advised that Sir John’s Lane (also known as Copley Lane) which is the road between Sherburn and Lotherton Hall will be closed from 08.00 to 15.00 on Sunday 23rd July whilst inspection work is carried out on the railway bridge.

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Sherburn Community Gymnastics Club – Summer Holiday Camps

10th July, 2017

Sherburn Community Gymnastics Club (SCGC) are holding Summer Holiday Camps during the summer school holidays. Dates are available from 31st July to 1st September – weekdays only. Spaces are limited to be in line with British Gymnastics ratios. At £25 per gymnast (£27 for a non-member), it’s a fantastic opportunity for your child to learn whilst thoroughly enjoying […]

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Defibrillator Training

7th July, 2017

The Council have arranged for FREE one-hour defibrillator training sessions (including CPR) to be delivered at the Eversley Park Centre on Tuesday 18th July. There are two sessions – from 7 to 8pm and then from 8 to 9pm. Places are limited, so please book your place asap (email: clerk@sherburninelmet-pc.gov.uk) if you want to attend. […]

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Support Session for Dog Owners

6th July, 2017

Selby District Council have linked up with Dogs Trust to host a series of community events to promote responsible dog ownership. This will take place at Eversley Park on 11am – 3pm Wednesday 19th July. The events will offer a free dog health check including nail clipping, free poo bags, free on the spot microchipping and […]

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Plaque installed on Statue

6th July, 2017

A commemorative statue depicting the Fairey Swordfish, a World War 2 aircraft built in Sherburn was erected in the village centre earlier this year. A brass plaque has now been mounted on the side of the statue explaining the history and inspiration behind the sculpture. Artist Dan Jones has been modifying his masterpiece so he can […]

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Plaque installed on Statue