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 Cycle Saturday Commemoration

21st October, 2016

At the Parish Council meeting on the 17th October the proposal for a clock to commemorate Sherburn Cycle Saturday (when the Tour de Yorkshire passed through Sherburn) was discussed. No certainty has been achieved regarding the siting of the clock and it seemed likely that the funds available would not cover all the costs. An […]

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Hodgson’s Lane Appeal

21st October, 2016

The appeal in respect of the failure of Selby District Council to grant planning permission for 270 homes on a site off Hodgson’s Lane opened in Tadcaster yesterday. At the start of the appeal District Councillors David Buckle, Mel Hobson, Bob Packham and also Paul Doherty, Chair of the Parish Council, spoke asking that the […]

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Special Constable Recruitment

19th October, 2016

North Yorkshire Police is looking to recruit at least 70 new Special Constables when it opens recruitment on Monday 10 October 2016. Special Constables are volunteer police officers who have the same uniform and powers as regular (paid) police officers. They volunteer a minimum of 16 hours per month to policing York and North Yorkshire […]

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Old Girls School Grant Update

17th October, 2016

We recently notified you that the Old Girls School (which is being transformed so that it can be used as a valuable community facility) has qualified for a grant of between £8-12,000 under Tesco’s Bags of Help scheme. The grant will be used for landscaping and disabled access at the front of the building and […]

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Top Achieving Pupils Awarded

14th October, 2016

Sherburn High is happy to announce that 3 of its pupils have been awards after their outstanding GCSE results. Claudia Sheriston, Ella Walton and Barnley Johnson were awarded at the Partners in Excellence awards in Westminster after they achieved 13 A* and 16 A grade between them in the summer results. Sherburn High has now […]

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Top Achieving Pupils Awarded

Road Closures

14th October, 2016

Sir John’s Lane (also known as Copley Lane) will be closed for roadworks from 07:30hrs to 17:00hrs daily between Monday 24th October and Friday 28th October. The road will be reopened at the end of each working day.

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Aldi Recruitment Event

Friday 21st October 2016 - Friday 21st October 2016

Aldi Sherburn in Elmet are holding a recruitment event on Friday 21st Oct, 2pm to 7pm at Eversley Park Centre. All you require is an up to date CV and an email address. No appointment needed just turn up.

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Aldi Recruitment Event

Sherburn Community Clean Up

7th October, 2016

On Wednesday 17th August a day of action was carried out by the Sherburn Youth Council in Sherburn-in-Elmet village Centre. A team of volunteers spent hours improving and renovating the Memorial Garden that is located near the libary on Finkle Hill . The team removed the litter and rubbish that was built up in the area, […]

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Sherburn Community Clean Up

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