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 Centre Plants

1st March, 2017

Many of you will know that the magnolias in the village centre were not prospering and we arranged for these to replaced (at no cost to the village) with Photinia Red Robin, a hardy plant which can be pruned to shape, does not shed leaves, but if pruned regularly produces fiery red leaves that look […]

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Village Centre Plants

Circus Spectacular Performs in Sherburn

1st March, 2017

Bettany Dance School will be performing on stage this week at Sherburn High School for three nights. The show, Circus Spectacular will run from Thursday 2nd to Saturday 4th March starting at 7pm and will celebrate the 40th Anniversary for the dance group. The dance group holds a wide variety of classes in Sherburn, Drax […]

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Circus Spectacular Performs in Sherburn

New job opportunities for students

20th February, 2017

Are you looking for employment that fits in with your studies and are you 15 or over? Thinking of taking a catering course and need experience? There are several vacancies for enthusiastic and reliable students to join 2 Sherburn in Elmet based businesses. There are several weekend roles (8 hours or 16 hours) based at […]

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Sherburn Gala Procession

15th February, 2017

The Sherburn Gala is back for it’s 41st year on Saturday May 20th, this year the theme is Heroes. If you wish to take part in the much loved gala float procession, then please contact Alma on 01977 684518. All parade vehicles must arrive at New Lane by 11.45am at the latest, and then will […]

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Sherburn Gala Procession

Domino’s Pizza Comes to Sherburn

14th February, 2017

A planning application has been submitted for a change of use for the vacant HSBC building to become a Domino’s Pizza. The proposed hours of operation are 10am to 11pm daily. This will create 4 new car parking spaces at the side of the building and could create new jobs for Sherburn. The planning application […]

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Planning Application for former HSBC

14th February, 2017

A planning application has been submitted for a change of use for the vacant HSBC building to become a hot food takeaway. The proposed hours of operation are 10am to 11pm daily and the application does not specify what type of takeaway it will be. The planning application reference number is 2017/0119/COU. This should not […]

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More Chefs signed up for Craft and Food Festival

13th February, 2017

More Chefs are now signed up for the Craft and Food Festival in Sherburn in Elmet, over the 3 day August bank Holiday 2017. As well as main celebrity chef Rosemary Shrager, we also have other TV chefs signed up for the highly anticipated event. For any MasterChef fans, we have 3 past contestants appearing […]

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More Chefs signed up for Craft and Food Festival

Green Light For Artificial Grass Sports Pitch

10th February, 2017

As previously stated in the Community Informer, planning approval for a new, state of the art, full size, floodlit, artificial grass sports pitch had been granted. It has now been officially announced that Sherburn High School has received confirmation from the Premier League & The FA Facilities Fund, delivered by Football Foundation and National Lottery […]

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Green Light For Artificial Grass Sports Pitch

Sculpture in Village Centre

10th February, 2017

As part of the village centre revamp last year, a sculpture was designed and built to place near the old HSBC bank in the village centre. After issues with the stone that delayed construction, the council are now pleased to announce that the sculpture is complete and will be put in place on Tuesday 14th […]

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Sculpture in Village Centre

Young Chef Success for Sherburn High Pupil

9th February, 2017

14 year old Hannah Buckley a student from Sherburn high School won the first heat of the Rotary Young Chef Award, held in Wakefield in November last year, after wowing the judges with her cooking skills. She then went on to the regional heat at Betty’s in Harrogate on the 26th January 2017, where she took the […]

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Young Chef Success for Sherburn High Pupil

Cowbell Corner

7th February, 2017

During the Tour de Yorkshire in April last year, Sherburn held an event called ‘Sherburn Cycle Saturday’ to celebrate the race. People came into the village in their thousands to watch the competition, many watching at the top of Sir Johns Lane, as the race came into Sherburn. This area was filled with spectators, many […]

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Cowbell Corner

Eversley Park – Tesco Bags of Help

6th February, 2017

The Parish Council have been successful in applying for a grant to provide all-weather matting for the two entrances to Eversley Park. Those who use the footpath in the northwest corner (near the Scout Hut and All Saints Church) know that it can get very muddy and will benefit from all-weather matting. The other entrance near […]

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