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.

Village Swordfish Lands in Centre

22nd March, 2017

After several delays and setbacks, the commemorative swordfish sculpture has finally been erected outside the old HSBC building today. The sculpture is a feature forming part of the village revamp that completed late last year. The issues with the stone that delayed construction have now been rectified, and the sculpture has now taken its place in […]

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Village Swordfish Lands in Centre

Elmet Lions Supports Gymnasts

22nd March, 2017

Sherburn in Elmet Community Gymnastic Club, which started in 2007, has now moved into its own building on the Blackburn Industrial Estate in the village. Since its formation, it has used facilities at local high schools including Sherburn High School and also Barlby High School. With the new building, they have their own, permanent facilities and […]

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Fish and Chip Shop Passed

21st March, 2017

Plans to transform the former NatWest Bank into a Fish and Chip takeaway have been passed, and planning can go ahead. The building has been empty for over 2 years, and will now become the 2nd fish and chip shop in the village, despite some villagers opposing to the plans. There were around 50 objections and […]

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Harold Mills Re-opens

21st March, 2017

A fire damaged community centre in Sherburn-in-Elmet has been officially reopened this week. Harold Mills Community Centre which has been in disuse since a suspected arson attack last year, can now re-open as a community centre, which is used by many of the village’s elderly residents. Members of the community, residents that used the centre and […]

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Council supports Sherburn Craft and Food Festival

20th March, 2017

Selby District Council has pledged £20,000 to support the inaugural Sherburn Craft and Food Festival, which promises to bring a significant boost for the village over the August Bank Holiday. The volunteer working group and organisers, SIE Teasel Trust are delighted to have their backing. All money raised from this large scale event will be ploughed […]

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Council supports Sherburn Craft and Food Festival

Car Boot Sales at Milford Plant Centre

17th March, 2017

The Osgoldcross and Elmet Rotary Car Boot season for 2017 will begin on the 9th April at South Milford Plant Centre. Located on the Sherburn-Milford bypass (A162) LS25 5BX. Sellers 8am-1pm Buyers 9am-1pm Tea, coffee and bacon butties available 2017 Dates April 9th May 14th June 11th July 9th August 13th September 10th Info. 07824825243

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Car Boot Sales at Milford Plant Centre

More Community Support Offices come to Sherburn

17th March, 2017

More community support officers have joined the North Yorkshire circuit. Chief Constable Dave Jones has recently welcomed 14 new PCSOs to the North Yorkshire Police team. The PCSOs will join safer neighbourhood policing teams across the county, where they will work with residents and businesses to tackle some of the day-to-day issues that arise in communities. […]

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Gala Queen and Attendants 2017

15th March, 2017

The annual Sherburn in Elmet Gala is back for it’s 41st year on the 20th May. The Gala Queen and her attendants for 2017 have now been chosen and will be featuring in the gala parade as it comes through the village on Gala day, before being crowned on stage at the Gala. This year […]

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Gala Queen and Attendants 2017

Celebrity Chef Cooking Demonstrations

15th March, 2017

Sherburn in Elmet are holding the first, in what is hoped to be an annual Craft and Food Festival on August Bank holiday weekend 2017. Tickets are now available to see the celebrity TV chefs doing cookery demonstrations during the 3 day event at the Eversley Park Centre. Only £2.50 per seat (£5 to see […]

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Celebrity Chef Cooking Demonstrations

Craft and Food Festival Tickets on Sale!

8th March, 2017

Tickets are now available and can be bought online for the first of an annual event for the village. Sherburn in Elmet’s very own spectacular Craft and Food Festival is set to become one of the regions most popular events of the August Bank Holiday weekend. The annual event aims to raise monies to put […]

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Craft and Food Festival Tickets on Sale!

Don’t be a waster

2nd March, 2017

January 2017 saw the start of a 12 month Don’t be a Waster campaign which encourages community pride and awareness of streetscene and environmental issues. Each month will focus on a different aspect – such as fly tipping, dog fouling, recycling, graffiti and abandoned vehicles. See the month by month schedule below:

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Art Award Success

1st March, 2017

Sherburn High School recently celebrated the achievements of seventeen of their Year 7 students who achieved the Bronze Arts Award whilst at their primary school (Athelstan Primary). All students showed fantastic commitment to achieving this award and the school is very proud to award them their certificates. Sherburn High and Athelstan Primary School are very […]

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Art Award Success