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.

Job Vacancy – Community Development Manager

19th January, 2017

Sherburn is changing and growing and the Parish Council want to recruit a Community Development Manager to manage how we respond to that change. Starting Salary £24,717 for 37.5 hours per week Based in Sherburn Full driving licence Computer literate This job calls for:- Initiative and independence Good communication and organisational skills Flexible working hours […]

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Harold Mills Centre Re-opening

18th January, 2017

Building work to transform the Harold Mills Centre is now well underway and hopes to be finished and the centre re-opened in late February. The building, which has been in disuse since a suspected arson attack last year, was used as a community centre by many of the village’s elderly residents. Since the fire, the […]

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Update from Sherburn Community Trust

13th January, 2017

It is less than 3 months until Sherburn has its Community Library. Yes from 1st April, the Library will be run by volunteers, backed up by 15 hours paid support from NYCC plus the professional librarians and IT support from North Yorkshire. We have been busy recruiting volunteers and have been blown away at the […]

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Athelstan School Awarded Grant

12th January, 2017

Athelstan School has been awarded a grant to provide Inclusive access to the Wild Area. The work in the Wild Garden has is now nearly complete. Mrs Thompson secured a grant for £7,289 to create a more accessible wild area so that everyone could take part in outdoor learning. GCM grounds team have been working […]

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Athelstan School Awarded Grant

Don’t be a Waster Project

11th January, 2017

Selby District Council is launching a brand new 12 month project to tackle issues we know are important to residents – such as flytipping, waste, dog fouling, recycling and litter – to clean up our district. ‘Don’t be a Waster – reduce, reuse, respect’ will focus on a different issue each month and we will […]

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Sherburn in Elmet Craft and Food Festival

Saturday 26th August 2017 - Monday 28th August 2017

A huge Craft and Food festival will be coming to Sherburn over the 3 day August Bank Holiday 2017, with over 70 craft stalls, 20 vintage stalls, and 50 food stalls, vintage cars, motorbikes, birds of prey, live entertainment each day, celebrity chefs, children’s cookery school. There will be craft and food competitions and the […]

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Sherburn in Elmet Craft and Food Festival

Sweet Finkle

9th January, 2017

2 Sherburn residents have applied for planning permission to turn their front room into a old fashion sweet shop. Mr & Mrs Ripley, who live on Finkle Hill opposite the Co-op are hoping to transform their home into a traditional sweet shop to be named ‘Sweet Finkle’. The property which is said to be a […]

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Former NatWest Building

9th January, 2017

A planning application has been submitted for a change of use of the former Nat West building so that that it can be used as a fish and chip shop. The planning application reference is 2016/1482/COU

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Sherburn Gymnasts Bring Home the Gold

6th January, 2017

A group of young gymnasts from Sherburn in Elmet have achieved a fantastic medal win at the national Wire Gymnastic Club Competition. 16 youngsters from Sherburn Community Gymnastics club competed against over 400 fellow gymnasts in floor and vault competitions during the event in Warrington. The Sherburn group brought home 14 medals in total – a […]

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Man arrested after punching a paramedic

6th January, 2017

A man in his 20’s from Sherburn in Elmet has been arrested after allegedly punching a paramedic in the face in York while ambulance staff were helping him. The assault happened in Peasholme Green at around 3am on Friday 6th January. A spokesperson for North Yorkshire Police said: “The suspect, a man in his 20s from Sherburn-in-Elmet, […]

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Old Girls School Receives Grant

5th January, 2017

The ‘Friends of the Old Girls’ school group are celebrating after receiving a £12,000 grant. A group of Sherburn residents have come together to help transform the Old Girls’ School on Kirkgate, and recently took part in the Tesco Bags for Help scheme, to help raise money and awareness of the great cause. The scheme allows […]

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Old Girls School Receives Grant

Fly Tipping Problem

5th January, 2017

Selby District Council are taking action on fly tipping in the area. They have recently prosecuted five individuals for acts of fly-tipping. The council urge people to report any incidents of fly tipping to them. If you witness any problems in and around the sherburn area, please report these to the council – http://bit.ly/2iA9dzY

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Fly Tipping Problem