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.

Opposition against housing plans grows

17th November, 2016

A group of Sherburn in Elmet residents have come together to plan a protest against further housing developments in the village. Their frustration comes from the news that another 330 housing developments are planning on being built in Sherburn. The plan is to build 270 new houses on the land off of Hodgsons Lane, Selby […]

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Santa’s Sleigh Routes

Thursday 1st December 2016 - Wednesday 21st December 2016

Santa Claus will be visiting the children of Sherburn and the surrounding areas on his sleigh during December. Keep a look out for him, and go and say hello. Ran by the Elmet Lions each year, it is a great opportunity for your children to meet Father Christmas. Here are the dates and routes for […]

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Santa’s Sleigh Routes

Job Vacancy

10th November, 2016

We have an apprenticeship vacancy at SNB Electronic Services, Sherburn in Elmet in Level 2 Business Administration. Duties will include: Data Entry Distribution of calibration Certificates to customers Maintenance of customer calibration list Liaising with service engineers Responding to customer enquiries Updating the jobs diary daily Taking minutes from weekly engineers meetings Updating the SNB […]

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Job Vacancy

Traffic fears after motorcyclist injured in crash

10th November, 2016

On the morning of Saturday the 5th of November a motorcyclist was taken in to hospital after a collision with a van. Police and paramedics rush to the scene at Sherburn traffic lights in the centre of the village at 9am where the incident had occurred. The motorcyclist was taken to hospital with minor injuries, […]

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Traffic fears after motorcyclist injured in crash

Festive Helpers Wanted!

10th November, 2016

The Sherburn in Elmet Gala Association are appealing for volunteers to help brighten up the Sherburn village with Christmas lights. Each year the Gala Association give up their weekend to decorate the village with Christmas lights – and year upon year they do an excellent job. They are appealing for any volunteers that can help get […]

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Lifesaving Education at Sherburn High

9th November, 2016

Students at Sherburn High School had the fantastic opportunity of learning vital lifesaving skills during a recent session with Yorkshire Ambulance Service. Year 7 pupils at Sherburn High School worked with the Kippax First Responders and Yorkshire Ambulance Service staff to learn important first aid and lifesaving skills. They taught the students cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) to mark […]

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Lifesaving Education at Sherburn High

U3A Open Day Success

4th November, 2016

The Sherburn in Elmet U3A open day has been hailed a huge success. The event which was held on October 20th at Eversley Park Centre saw over 300 people pass through the doors. There were existing members attending to renew their membership and many new faces coming to join up. The open day was the […]

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U3A Open Day Success

Sir Johns Lane Road Closure Update

4th November, 2016

We have just received the following from Highways:- “The original surfacing contract was programmed for 24th – 28th October. On Friday 28th October it was discovered that the first 600m of surfacing had failed due to a deficiency of binder within the material. This resulted in potholing and loose chippings spreading across the extent of […]

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Hope for Harold Mills

3rd November, 2016

Back in April the Harold Mills Centre on North Crescent was left in a state of disuse after a devastating fire – suspected to be an arson attack. The centre that was used for many community activities, especially for the older generations and as a polling station was burnt during the night, leaving it severely […]

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Brainboxes battle for trophy

3rd November, 2016

The Sherburn in Elmet Lions held a pub quiz night last Friday the 28th of October, where several pubs in the local area took part to win a trophy. Teams were quizzed on 100 questions covering a variety of topics, but it was the pub regulars from the Oddfellows Arms that took home the gold. […]

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Great Response for Library Open Day

3rd November, 2016

The first Open Day was held yesterday and there was an excellent response with a number of people interested in volunteering at the Library. Cuts in funding mean that Sherburn Library is going to become a Community Library. To ensure it stays open we need a team of Volunteers, each willing to give a few […]

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A roaring success at the Tiger’s Day

27th October, 2016

Children and Sherburn High school have recently being working with rugby league stars from Castleford Tigers. As part of the recent ‘Try Sport’ project at school, Castleford Tiger players and coaches visited the school hosting a ‘Tiger Takeover Day’ for over 150 pupils. The day was said to be a fantastic day, enjoyed by all […]

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A roaring success at the Tiger’s Day