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.

Sherburn Community Cinema

20th April, 2017

Sherburn in Elmet Community Trust have been successful with their application for Co-op Local Community Fund’s bid and plans can officially move forward to bring a community cinema into the village. The plan is to create a public cinema at The Old Girls School on Kirkgate, suitable for all ages, showing a wide variety of […]

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Sherburn Community Cinema

Grant Success of the Eversley Park matting

18th April, 2017

Earlier in the year, the council entered the Tesco Bags of Help scheme in the hopes to receive a grant to provide the 2 entrances of the Eversley Park field with all-weather matting. The council are pleased to announce that after receiving the most number of votes, they have received the £5,000 grant and the […]

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More housing developments passed

13th April, 2017

The plans to build 60 homes on the land off Pinfold Garth was approved at a Selby Planning meeting yesterday. Despite many objections by Sherburn residents, it was agreed at the meeting that the application was to be approved and the new developments will be built. This has added to growing amount of houses either […]

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More housing developments passed

The Gala Needs You!

11th April, 2017

The Sherburn in Elmet Gala committee are appealing for volunteers to help out during Gala day. They are needing some assistance to help them out as stewards on the gates. The gala committee works hard each year organising this fantastic event in the village – which always brings the community together. It is back for its 41st […]

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The Gala Needs You!

Job Vacancy at Fish Bank

6th April, 2017

The Fish Bank, fish and chip restaurant and takeaway had it’s grand opening last Saturday the 1st April and had queues of people outside ready to try Sherburn’s latest food establishment – receiving great reviews! The Fish Bank are now looking for part-time staff to join their friendly team – and welcome applicants to call into […]

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Gala Programmes 2017

30th March, 2017

The Sherburn Gala is back for its 41st year on the 20th of May. The 2017 Gala programmes have now been printed and will be on sales in the local shops in the coming weeks. Buy your copy for £1 for gala events, information about Gala day, local adverts and fun for the kids like […]

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Gala Programmes 2017

Domino’s Passed

30th March, 2017

The application to turn the old HSBC bank on Low Street into a Domino’s Pizza was passed yesterday, Wednesday 29th March. The plans have been permitted, and work can now begin transforming the vacant unit into the pizza chain – despite oppositions from some of the Sherburn residents. We are uncertain of when it is due […]

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A request to find an old friend – Can you help?

29th March, 2017

We have received an email through our website from a Mr Eric Dudley who is looking for some old friends who used to live in the area – and had a great interest in the Sherburn Cricket Club. If anyone can help him in his search he would be most grateful, see his message below with further […]

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Standing Ovation for Cannon & Ball

28th March, 2017

It was a night of non-stop laughter and entertainment on Saturday as comedy legends Cannon and Ball came to Sherburn to perform in front of over 200 people. The famous duo were joined by Bobby Balls sons, the Harper Brothers, who are themselves an established comedy duo.  The crowd were left in stitches and in fits […]

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Standing Ovation for Cannon & Ball

Elmet Lion Easter Eggs

24th March, 2017

The Elmet Lions annual Easter Egg competition is back for another year. The competition is a raffle where one lucky winner can get their hands on a giant chocolate Easter Egg. The raffle is £1 per ticket, and all proceeds go to local charities. The eggs can be found  in a number of pubs in […]

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Elmet Lion Easter Eggs

New local business park set to create 2,550 jobs

24th March, 2017

Property developer Glentrool Estates Group is transforming a 75-acre site in Sherburn-in-Elmet into a £105 million North Yorkshire business park. This new business park is set to create 2,550 jobs in the Sherburn area. The site which will be named Sherburn2 will be built next to the current Sherburn Industrial Estate. The new business park […]

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Police stop motorist using streets as rat runs

23rd March, 2017

Several drivers were stopped and cautioned last week for using the village streets as a rat run. Sherburn residents have been in battle with the council against cars using streets such as Wolsey Croft and Fairways and Pastures as cut-throughs to get around the village. These rat runs are used to avoid the traffic lights […]

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