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.

Bingo Success!

7th October, 2016

Members of Lady Popplewell Over 50’s Club have managed to raise a huge £2000 for cancer research and a local nursery with their weekly bingo games. The money was split between Macmillan Cancer Support and the Peter Pan Nursery which is locally based. Les Wake, secretary of the Club said, “We are extremely proud of raising £2,000 in just under […]

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Bingo Success!

The Community Trust needs your votes

6th October, 2016

Volunteers who are working on transforming the Old Girl School located on Kirkgate are pleased to announce they have qualified for a grant from a supermarket scheme. Tesco Express in Sherburn centre has teamed up with Groundworks for it’s ‘Bags of Help’ scheme, which granted local community projects up to £12,000. Over each Tesco over the […]

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British Gypsum Expansion

6th October, 2016

Manufacturing firm, British Gypsum who have their plant on Fenton Lane in Sherburn in Elmet, have confirmed their expansion. This expansion on their development is set to safeguard around 150 new jobs. British Gypsum has submitted a planning application to Selby District Council to extend an existing mill building at the site in Sherburn-in-Elmet, in […]

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The New Community Mini Bus

5th October, 2016

The Community Mini Bus is at last here and in use. The brand new white Mercedes Sprinter seats 13, including the driver, and in addition has capacity for two wheelchairs. It is an automatic drive with an electronic step for passengers and a platform lift to the rear for raising and lowering wheelchairs. The bus […]

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The New Community Mini Bus

Sherburn Library Appeal

Tuesday 1st November 2016 - Saturday 5th November 2016

Due to cuts in funding, Sherburn Library is going to become a Community Library with effect from 1st April 2017. The Library is an excellent asset to the village, and is used regularly by many residents, so it will be a great shame if it has to close. To ensure it stays open, the library need […]

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Appeal for Volunteers

30th September, 2016

The First Responders in Sherburn and Milford are currently appealing for more volunteers. New recruits will join the hundred of current volunteers who provide life saving treatment to residents in the local area.   For more information please go to www.communityresponders.yas.nhs.uk 

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Youth Centre Plans Move Forward

30th September, 2016

In the past Sherburn has had many youth clubs and youth ‘drop ins’, but these have since been discontinued for various reasons. Sherburn currently doesn’t have a Youth Club, however Councilor Mel Hobson plans to change this. The local councilor has put plans forward to develop a youth centre for Sherburn’s young people to use. […]

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Sherburn Needs You!

28th September, 2016

As many of you may know the Cawood Craft Fayre was held for the last time earlier this year. The Fayre was a much loved event by many, and it is a great shame that it will no longer be around. Sherburn have decided to adopt the popular event and hold it in the village. Sherburn […]

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Sherburn Needs You!

Sherburn U3A 500th member

26th September, 2016

The Sherburn in Elmet U3A group was set up in 2010, and has now reached a new milestone of enrolling their 500th member, Sherburn resident, Karen Packham. The U3A group is a member of the University of the Third Age, a national organisation which gives educational help to people in the later stages of their lives, […]

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Sherburn U3A 500th member

Katie is Braving the Shave

21st September, 2016

A Sherburn in Elmet Villager is set to take part in the Macmillan Brave the Shave campaign. Katie Steel, who is 69 years old, is one of the eldest participants taking part in the fundraising, where she is having her hair cut and shaved to raise money for the charity. Katie is doing the shave […]

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Katie is Braving the Shave

CCTV Bid to find Thief

9th September, 2016

CCTV has been released of a man who is been sought in connection with theft of tools from Aldi in Sherburn in Elmet.

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CCTV Bid to find Thief

Sherburn High A-Level Success.

19th August, 2016

Sherburn High Post 16 students are celebrating exam success with 99% of students passing their courses. There was great achievement on Thursday the 18th of August as the Sherburn High students, aged 16-18, collected their AS and A2 results. Many of the students now will be heading to university, to begin the new chapter in […]

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Sherburn High A-Level Success.