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.

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

Parish Council Vacancy

27th October, 2016

A VACANCY HAS ARISEN ON THE PARISH COUNCIL Applications/cv’s in writing are invited before Friday 11th November, 2016. applications by post to: Sherburn-in-Elmet Parish Council Eversley Park Centre Low Street Sherburn-in-Elmet North Yorkshire, LS25 6BA or by email to: clerk@sherburninelmet-pc.gov.uk

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EMERGENCY ROAD CLOSURE

27th October, 2016

Closure on  Coldhill Lane, (also known as Copley Lane, Sir John’s Lane) A road closure will be in place for a period of 21 days between 25th October 2016 and 14th November 2016. This is stretch from the railway bridge to Coldhill Pond on the road towards Lotherton Hall. We are seeking further information about […]

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Planning Appeal Update

26th October, 2016

The plan to build 270 homes on land off Hodgson’s Lane. The appeal by the developer’s against Selby District Council’s failure to accept this application reconvened in Tadcaster yesterday (25th October) and closed after the final submission by the Appellant’s barrister. A decision is expected in about four weeks, but given that Selby District Council […]

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Sherburn Car Parking Strategy

25th October, 2016

Selby District Council have just published the draft Car Park Strategy 2017-2020 – this will affect all Sherburn residents and anyone coming into and out of the village.  From 2 September until 28 November, they are seeking comments about the principles of the proposed new car park strategy, which considers the overall charging policy and […]

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