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.

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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Wave of crime through Sherburn this week

5th February, 2017

In the last week there have been a number of similar incidents been reported from around the village. On Monday evening there had been a break in to some outbuildings off Finkle Hill resulting in damage to toilet facilities, water pipes turned off and evidence of someone trying to start a fire. Midweek a report […]

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Sherburn Craft and Food Festival Update

1st February, 2017

The first Sherburn Craft and Food Festival will come to the village this summer, and hopefully will become an annual event. The organisers are now pleased to announce that TV celebrity Chef Rosemary Shrager will be the celebrity guest, and will be cooking at the festival. The Great British Bake Off contestant Howard Middleton will also […]

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Sherburn Craft and Food Festival Update

Sherburn in Elmet Gala 2017

30th January, 2017

The 41st annual Sherburn Gala will be on Saturday 20th May 2017. This years theme is ‘Heroes’. As always the parade will set off from New Lane at 12.30pm working its way through the village centre, and finishing at Eversley Park. If you are interested in having a stall at the gala, please contact Jayne […]

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Sherburn in Elmet Gala 2017

CCTV appeal following theft at Tesco Express

26th January, 2017

Police have released CCTV footage of a woman they would like to speak to regarding the theft of approx £60 worth of meat. On Sunday 16 October 2016 at 4.25pm the woman was seen to enter the Tesco Express store on Low Street in Sherburn-in-Elmet. CCTV captures the woman taking approx £60 worth of steak […]

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CCTV appeal following theft at Tesco Express

Sherburn High League Table Success

23rd January, 2017

Sherburn High School is celebrating the outstanding league table success for both GCSE and A level students in 2016. League tables published this week place Sherburn High School as the top performing school in the area with students making more progress from their starting point than any other secondary school in Selby and well above […]

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Sherburn High League Table Success

New Disabled Access at Fishing Pond

20th January, 2017

After many months, the disabled platforms at the Bacon Factory Pond have now been built and are open for use by disabled anglers. This new development was down to the hard work and dedication from the Fishing Pond Committee, Strata Housing and the Parish Council. Plans to build a further 2 disabled platforms are now […]

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