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.

Success for Library Open Days

23rd November, 2016

Several open days which were held by the Sherburn Library were hailed a great success. The open days were held to try and attract interest to the library and recruit volunteers. Due to cuts in the budget, North Yorkshire County Council is giving up control of the library, meaning it will now need more volunteers […]

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Sir Johns Lane Further Update

22nd November, 2016

Due to the bad weather, works did not begin on Sir Johns Lane today as planned. Weather permitting, all the work will be now carried out on Wednesday 23rd and Thursday 24th, therefore the road will be closed for only 2 days instead of the planned 3 days.

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Sir Johns Lane Further Update

Sherburn Meets Hollywood

22nd November, 2016

Lynn Lowry a Hollywood horror actress has traded the luxurious LA life style for the far more carming county of Yorkshire. Lynn who starred in the 1975 horror film, ‘The Shivers’, has travelled from the USA to Leeds for a new short comedy-horror which is being filmed in Sherburn in Elmet. The film is called ‘First Impressions […]

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Sherburn 2017 Calendars

18th November, 2016

The Sherburn in Elmet 2017 calendars are now available to buy at the Sherburn library. Featuring historic pictures of Sherburn in Elmet, they are a great stocking filler idea for Christmas. Produced by the newly formed Sherburn Community Trust in aid of the ‘Restoration of the Old Girls School’ project. The calendars are £5.00 to buy, […]

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Sherburn 2017 Calendars

Further Road Closures on Sir John’s Lane

17th November, 2016

Regrettably, a further section of Coldhill Lane (aka Sir John’s Lane and Copley Lane) has been found defective. It was agreed at a meeting that 285 tonnes of defective material would need to be excavated and replaced as soon as possible. The section that will be replaced is from the pond in a south easterly […]

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Further Road Closures on Sir John’s Lane

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