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News from around the villages of Whitby from the 30 August edition of the Whitby Gazette



Shirley and Carolyn are holding a final fund-raiser for Women V Cancer, with live music by Five Divide, at Whitby Pavilion on the new date of Friday September 20 at 7.30pm. Tickets, £6, payable at the door. During the evening there will be an auction, all welcome.

Aislaby Show

Aislaby show will be held in the parish hall on Wednesday September 18 at 7pm. For entry schedules contact Margaret Thompson on 810944 or Irene Williams on 600281.


Dalesmen Singers

The Dalesmen Singers meet for rehearsals every Tuesday at 7.30pm in Danby Chapel – new members always welcome.

Dance class

Classes for Catherine Harland Webster school of dance at Castleton Village Hall on Fridays: pre-school children, 3.30-4pm, let’s have fun and dance and move to music; boys’ hip hop/street dance class 4-4.45pm. Contact Cath on 897761 or 07855932657 or email

Esk Moors Caring

Esk Moors Caring is now offering a respite flat in the Upper Esk Valley. This is a newly furnished fully self-contained respite flat, bookable by the week, at Esk Moors Lodge, Castleton. Contact the Bradbury Centre for further details and bookings.

Whitby Shopper

The Whitby Shopper runs fortnightly on a Thursday from various pick up points around Danby, Castleton and Westerdale, and is a demand response service. It is available to anyone living within these areas and is not age restricted, Ring Good Neighbours on 606440 to book or for more information.

Whist Drive

Whist drive in the village hall on the second Monday of every month at 1.45pm, all welcome.

Marie Curie

The Upper Eskdale Marie Curie Cancer Group invites new members to join their small but committed group. You are welcome to join as a helper or as a member of the committee. If you are interested contact Pat Keleher on (01287) 660536, Anne Smith on (01287) 660674, or any other committee member.

Coffee morning

The coffee morning from 10am-noon tomorrow in the village hall is in aid of the Royal British Legion, all welcome.

Castleton Show

Castleton Show will be held on the cricket field on Saturday September 14. Exhibits should be staged by 10.30am, and the show field opens at noon. The show will include a terrier show, lurcher show and a ferret show as well as a motorcycle trials display, classic and vintage cars and motorcycles, vintage engines, a mini football tournament for juniors, tug of war, archery, birds of prey display, fancy dress competition, craft stalls and a tombola and raffle. Music will be provided by the Downe and Outs Jazz Band. Schedules are available from some local shops and from the secretary, Linda Raw, on (01287) 660409. Admission is £3 for adults, including car park, OAPs and children £1.50. Entries close on Monday September 9. Please note that there will be no pony sports. Anyone with trophies from previous years, please return them to the secretary.

Bradbury Centre

The Bradbury Centre has two volunteer vacancies starting in September.

Book Group Co-ordinator: there are a small number of readers who enjoy meeting monthly to share their thoughts on previous books and plan future reading. The role includes meeting with the Book Club each month and prompting discussions, agreeing future reading between members and ordering books.

Experience knitter: There is a small group of knitters who would like to get together for an hour or so each week/fortnight. They are in need of someone with knitting experience to help. Contact Debbie on 07970 955407 for more information.

Eskmoors WI

Eskmoor WI meets at 7.30pm on Wednesday September 4 in the village hall when guests will be the Singing for Pleasure Group and Tony O’Donnell. This is an open meeting.



The Supermobile Library will be at the village hall car park on Thursday September 12 from 10.30am-12.30pm.

Danby Village Hall

Anyone wishing to book Danby Village Hall or discuss competitive rates for hire, contact Jill on (01287) 660265 or Les on (01287) 660297.

Anybody wishing to get involved with helping at the village hall should contact Les on (01287) 660297. Looking for volunteers to help with cleaning and maintenance for a couple of hours every other month.

Botton School

The parent-child group based at Botton Village School is on Wednesdays, 2-4pm. All welcome from pregnancy onwards for crafts, songs and snacks. For more details contact Rachel Fitzpatrick on 07962 985215.


The return of Barbershopera by popular demand. See the new show ‘The Three Musketeers’ at Danby Village Hall on Friday September 6 at 7.30pm. Tickets £6 adults, £3 children from Danby Health Shop or contact Les on (01287) 660297. In aid of hall funds. Please feel free to bring own drinks.


Old Time Dancing

Sequence and old time dancing in the village hall on Friday September 16 at 7pm. Entrance £2.50 to include tea and biscuits. Raffle and Dance Group Music. The evening will be organised by Jean and Yeoman Williamson with all proceeds for St Matthew’s Church, Grosmont.

Ladies’ Group

Egton Ladies’ Group meets on Wednesday September 4 for a drive through Dalby Forest. Transport will leave Esk View at 9.20am.

Farmhouse Supper

A farmhouse supper will be held in the village hall on Friday September 20. Two sittings, 6.30pm and 8pm. Tickets, £9 from Eva Everitt on 895452 or Peter Godbold on 895514.

Egton Parish Hall

Egton Parish Hall is available to hire. For bookings contact Mrs J Harrison at 6 Ingham Close, Sleights on 811609. Regular events in Egton Parish Hall: Monday, 7-9pm social sequence dancing; Tuesday, 7.30pm short mat bowling, first Tuesday in each month, 7.30pm whist drive; Wednesday, social sequence dancing 2-4pm (except first Wednesday in month); first Wednesday in each month, 2pm Ladies’ Fellowship; Thursday, adult tap classes, 7.30-8.30pm; Friday, the first in each month, dancing to group music, 7pm, £2.50.

Community Library

The Esk Valley Community Library is open to all members of the community on Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 3.15-5.15pm. There is a good range of adult and children’s books and it is held in the parish rooms at the rear of St Hedda’s School. Volunteers are always welcome to help run the library.

Egton School

Prospective parents and children are invited to contact Egton CofE Primary School to make an appointment for a personal tour and visit. This is an opportunity to see the school at work and play. Ring the school on 895369.


Fly the flag on the large flagpole in the village, on the playing field, for a special occasion or a special person. Contact David or Sheila Nicolls on 895610. All donations for charity.

Coffee Morning

The Biggest Coffee Morning for Macmillan Cancer Care takes place on Thursday September 26 from 10am-noon. All help and tombola prizes would be appreciated.

PCC Meeting

There will be a Parochial Church Council Meeting at 7pm at the Vicarage on Thursday September 12 at 7pm.


The Egton Parish Recreation Association August draw saw the following winners: £100 Anita and Mark Jeffries, £50 Andrew Hall, £20 Neil Dowson, £10 Elaine Pulling, Will Dowson and Gwen Wilkinson. The next draw will be held in the Wheatsheaf, Egton, on Friday September 20 at 8pm.

Whist Drive

There will be a military whist drive in the village hall on Tuesday September 3 at 7.30pm, all welcome.


Fryup Village Hall

To book Fryup Village Hall ring Ann Ward on 897317. The village hall is on Facebook. To keep up with news of events and to view photos, go to and click ‘like’.


Glaisdale Cricket Club

Anyone wishing to join Glaisdale Cricket Club 100 Club please get in touch with Rob Anscombe on 07904 687079.

Glaisdale Cricket Club is 
seeking a groundsman for this season. Any enquiries please ring Alex Burtt on 07984 856027.

Glaisdale Hunt

Coffee morning in the Church Rooms on Saturday September 14, 10am-noon. Book and cake stalls, all welcome.

Hog roast and disco on Saturday October 12 at 7.30pm in the Robinson Institute. Tickets from Chris on 07947 993852 or Robin on (01287) 660042.


Dalesfolk meets on Friday September 6 at 2pm for a free and easy. The competition is for something beginning with the letter W.


Craft fair

Goathland Village Hall craft fair in the village hall from Tuesday September 10 to Thursday September 12, all welcome.


Would you like to be the Goathland correspondent for the Whitby Gazette? For details call Bernice Smith on 829910.

Parish Council

If you would like to receive notices, agendas, minutes of the parish council via email, contact Jenny Attridge –

200 Club

Goathland School 200 Club, for a chance to win every month while helping to raise funds for the school, contact Sue Beckton on 896022.

Goathland Village Hall

Activities in the village hall: Mondays 2-4pm badminton; Tuesdays, 7pm Keep Fit; Wednesdays 2-4pm carpet bowls; Thursdays 6.30pm to 9.30pm junior badminton and table tennis; Fridays 6pm to 9pm Youth Group. The village hall is available for parties, functions, classes etc. For details contact Sue Beckton on 896022.

Art Group

The Art Group restarts in the village hall on Tuesday 5 November at 2pm, all welcome.


Howden Jones concert in the Robinson Institute on Saturday October 5, 7pm for 7.30pm. Tickets £10, children £5, to include supper, from Sue on 897351. Bring own drinks.

Heather Quilters

Patchwork starts again on Wednesday September 4 at 1.30pm in the Robinson Institute. New members welcome.


Classes restart in the institute on Monday September 2 and 6.15pm. New members welcome.

Goathland YCA

Goathland YCA meets on Thursday September 5 in the village hall at 2pm. This is an open meeting and everyone is welcome to attend. The speaker at the meeting is Tricia Griffin who has been working for the Ecumenical Accompaniment Programme in Palestine and her talk is entitled Stories from Israel - Palestine. Non-members £2 to include tea and biscuits.


Community Library

The community library at the Old School Coffee Shop has a new stock of books from North Yorkshire County Council’s collection. The library is open to all residents and those from surrounding villages. There is no obligation to buy coffee. Please check for opening times.

Beer Festival

Grosmont Beer and Music Festival is to be held today, Friday August 30, and tomorrow, Saturday August 31 at St Matthew’s Parish Church, in aid of church funds. The beer festival will be on the Friday afternoon and evening and the Saturday afternoon. Admission is free and there will be a selection of 16 real ales, plus cider, wine and soft drinks. Basic pub fayre will also be available. The music, beer and food event will take place on the evening of Saturday August 31 and will feature local musicians District 504, playing rock and blues, Shona Mairi, vocals/keyboards, and Roundell, folk rock. Admission to this event is by ticket only, price £10 each, available from Grosmont Post Office, Grosmont Bookshop and Grosmont Crossing Club. Included in the price is a ‘posh pie’ supper by Jayne Harrison of the Grosmont Artisan Café. There will be at least three real ales, wine by the bottle or glass and cider and soft drinks. Further details from George Morton on 895170 between noon and 5pm. Under 18s must be accompanied by an adult at all sessions. All beers and performances subject to availability.

Tuesday Club

Grosmont Tuesday Club will hold its AGM at 7.30pm in the Crossing Club on Tuesday September 3. For details contact Margaret Beesley on 895205.

Barn Dance

A barn dance is to be held in St Matthew’s Parish Church on Saturday September 14 at 7pm with music by The Moorlanders. Tickets £7, including a pie and peas supper with real ale supplied by The Crossing Club. Only advance tickets guarantee supper. Tickets from Tammy on 895309 or from George at the Post Office (morning) and Bookshop (afternoon). All proceeds for church funds.

Parish Council

The next meeting of Grosmont Parish Council will be on Tuesday September 10 at 7.30pm in the cricket pavilion.

Writers’ Group

Grosmont Writers’ Group meets on Tuesday September 2 at 8.30pm in the Crossing Club led by Anton Wootten. New members always welcome.


Quiz night

Quiz night at the Hare and Hounds on Tuesdays, at 9.30pm. Raffle and refreshments, all welcome.

Village Hall

Hawsker Village Hall is available for all types of activities and private functions. Ring Derek on 880185. Activities in the village hall: Mondays, dog club 6-7pm; Tuesdays, (second in the month) Hawsker WI, 7.15pm; Wednesdays, carpet bowls 2.30-4.30pm, martial arts 7-9.30pm; Thursdays, dog club 6-8pm; Fridays, whist drives 7.30pm; alternate Saturdays, dominoes, at 8pm.

Hawsker WI

Hawsker WI meets in the village hall on the second Tuesday of the month at 7.15pm. New members and visitors welcome at £3, to include refreshments.

Church hire

All Saints’ Church is available for hire, £7 per hour, tea making facilities available. To book ring 601988.

Coffee morning

Coffee morning in aid of Macmillan Nurses in the village hall on Friday September 27 from 10am-12.30pm. Refreshments available, cake and book stalls and more. Free parking, all welcome.

School hire

Hawsker-cum-Stainsacre Primary School has a new, fully carpeted facility for hire at weekends or during the day. Kitchen facilities available with toilets (including disabled) on site. Contact the school secretary on 602772 or email


Dominoes in Hawsker Parish Hall at 8pm on Saturday September 7, and every alternate week thereafter. Good prizes, refreshments, children welcome with adults.


Tennis Courts

Play tennis in Hinderwell. Book courts and collect the key from Hinderwell Post Office. Adults £4 Under 16s/Students £2. The courts are behind the village hall.

Old School

St Hilda’s Old School is available for hire at £6 per hour to include use of kitchen. If your club/group/committee requires a room for meetings, coffee mornings or dominoes drives then contact Janet Lonsdale on 840038.

Village Hall

Activities in the village hall now include: Monday, Whitby Children’s Centre, 9.30-11.30am, indoor bowls 2-4pm, Bridge Club 7-9pm; Wednesday, 10am-12.30pm Craft Group; Friday, indoor bowls 2-4pm. Pay to play hourly bookings for badminton and table tennis. Ideal venue for private parties, music, theatrical performances and fund-raising events (wall and ceiling drapes available), ring 840196 to book the hall or for details.

Let’s Play

Let’s Play – free play sessions for parents/carers with children under five. Mondays during term time, Hinderwell Village Hall, 9.30-11.30am. Contact (01609) 533819 for details.

Neighbourhood Watch

The Neighbourhood Watch scheme will start in Hinderwell soon,but needs a few more volunteers to be Co-ordinators. Whitby Police set up this scheme and co-ordinators assist by receiving messages either by telephone or e-mail. These messages are then passed onto neighbours. Co-ordinators can also pass on information back to the police

about incidents/issues that occur in your neighbourhood. Please contact Hinderwell Parish Office if you can assist on 841382.

Parish Council

Hinderwell Parish Council has two vacancies for the Staithes ward. Residents of the parish who would like to become a member of the council should contact the clerk Carol Barker 841 382.

Coffee Morning

The Methodist Chapel bank holiday Monday coffee morning was well supported by friends and visitors and raised £346 for chapel funds. Thanks to all who helped or contributed in any way.

The Brown Cow

A dominoes drive at the Brown Cow raised £135 for the Coble Courier. Winners: =1 Barry Foster and Eddy Hicks, =2 Robin Parker and Kath Todd, least Ken Smith. A quiz hosted by Richard Lyth raised £65.50 for Hennesy Fletcher Support. The next dominoes drive will be on Tuesday September 3 with proceeds for Mulgrave Bowling Club, 8pm for 8.30pm. The next quiz will be held on Tuesday September 10, 9pm start.


Ley Hall

Bookings for the Ley Hall are now being taken by Gareth and Sally Gibbons at Lealholm Village Shop, 897310.

Safari Lunch

Friends of Lealholm School will be having a safari lunch on Sunday September 29. There will be three courses with first sitting at 11.15pm and then every 45 minutes with the last sitting at 2.15pm. Adults £15, children up to 16 years £10. Drinks can be purchased with the main course. Tickets from the school on 897401.

Lealholm Show

Lealholm Show is on Saturday September 7. Entries taken from 8am on the morning. Gate opens at 1pm. After the show there will be a hog roast and music, tickets from Lealholm businesses. For details ring Tony Corner on 897269.

100 Plus Club

Lealholm CC 100 Plus Club August draw results: £20 Graham Shotton; £10 Mrs CR Hoggarth, Father P Ryan; £5 Mr T Robinson, Amie Broadley Featherstone, Charlie Broadley Featherstone, Mr M Holgate.



Zumba class in the village hall on Tuesdays, 7.30-8.30pm. Bring lots of water and wear comfortable shoes, all welcome.

Craft Group

Lythe Village Hall craft group meets on the first Monday of each month from 9.30am-noon. Bring any craft, knitting, crochet, needlework, patchwork or quilting etc, £1 charge, all welcome.

Lythe Show

Lythe Show takes place on Saturday September 14, from 1pm, at Lythe Village Hall. Entries on the day to be submitted between 9-11am prompt. Lots of attractions throughout the day. Admmission £2, children under 14 years free. For more details contact 893256.

Onion Show

Goldsborough Onion Show is on Sunday September 8 at the Stiddy. Onions on show from 7.30pm, followed by supper and presentation.


Folk Club

There will be no White Hart Folk Club this Saturday, August 31. The club will recommence next week with guest artist Tom McConville.

The White Hart

Charity dominoes at the White Hart raised £182.20 for Goathland Pony Club. The fun pub quiz next Tuesday will be for Heritage Coast Life Sessions with quiz master Chelsea Mick. All proceeds from this help to fund the Sunday lunchtime live jazz sessions.

Robin Hood’s Bay

Youth Hostel

Youth Hostel Association Day at Boggle Hole Youth Hostel on Sunday September 8 from noon. Pirates’ grog, buried treasure, mystical happenings. All welcome. To book a stall ring Jasmin on 880352.


Fylingfest 2013, Saturday 7 September, noon-midnight at Fylingdales Inn, Fylingthorpe. Live music and entertainment, food available. Funds raised for the Yorkshire Air Ambulance and the Oncology Ward at James Cook Hospital. All welcome.


Bingo at Fylingdales Village Hall, on alternate Thursdays. Next bingo days are September 5 and 19, 2pm. Five games for £1, cash prizes, followed by Domino Drive at 3pm. All ages welcome to come and join in the fun for one event or both.


Hot drinks are available at Fylingdales Village Hall during the new supermobile library visit on Mondays. Call in and enjoy meeting friends and have a chat. Next dates are September 2, 16 and 30, from 9.30am to noon. No charge, but any donations are welcome for village hall improvement funds.

Quiz night

Charity quiz night at the Laurel Inn on Wednesdays at 9.30pm, all welcome.

Bridge Club

Fylingdales Bridge/Cards Club, new club forming. If you are interested contact Norman on 880534 or email

History Group

Fylingdales Local History Group Archives are open every Monday (except bank holidays), 2-4pm, in the Upper Room of the Methodist Chapel. For more information ring 880336, or see website


Junior football training in Fyling Hall School sports hall on Wednesdays 6.30-8pm, £2.

Fylingdales Football Club pre-season training programme on Wednesdays 6-7.30pm at Fyling Hall School. New players are welcome. For more information call Neil Brearley 07969 108192.

Village Hall

Fylingdales Village Hall is available for groups or individuals to hire for dances, plays, parties, sports events, meetings, training courses, fundraising events, wedding receptions, etc. Ring Suzanne Lister 881091 for further information, or visit the website

Victorian Weekend

If you are interested in helping with this year’s event from December 6-8, please contact Barbara on 880915.

Cricket Club

The cricket club is seeking donations of books, records, and bric-a-brac for its Sunny Summer Sundays stall. Phone 880080 for collection, or drop off at 3 Thorpe Lane.


Exhibition of Batiks celebrating birth, life, death and beyond, Old St Stephen’s Church, daily until August 31. All welcome.

Villages and Landscapes of the East Coast, an exhibition of watercolours by Tony Clegg, the National Trust Old Coastguard Station, Saturday August 24 to Saturday August 31, 10am-4pm, free entry.

Summer Exhibition, Station Road Workshop, September 8, 10am-4pm. Exhibition and sale of works by members of the workshop. All welcome.

Bay Museum

Robin Hood’s Bay Museum, Fisherhead, is open daily (excluding Saturdays), 2-4pm until September 27 , free entry. Bookings can be made outside of regular hours for schools and other groups, email, or contact Maggie Burchill 881252.

Mens’ Institute

The Robin Hood’s Bay Men’s Institute on King Street welcomes new members, both men and women. To see the facilities, contact John in the workshop below the institute, most days except Wednesdays.


Robin Hood’s Bay Cubs is appealing for a volunteer to help with the cub pack. If interested, please call Louie Milner 07879 394672.


Social Fatblasting, Fylingdales Village Hall, Wednesdays, 6.15-7.15pm, £3. Aerobic workout, muscle toning, stretching, relaxation. For more information, call Sally 880141.


Yoga classes in the village hall, 11am-12.30pm every Thursday and from 5-6.30pm. Suitable for all levels of fitness. For details contact Penny on 881253.

Craft fair

Craft Fair in Fylingdales Village Hall on Sunday September 8, 10am-4.30pm. A variety of local crafts will be on sale together with refreshments and home-baked cakes, etc. Free admission, donations to Yorkshire Air Ambulance. All welcome.

Laughter Club

Laughter Club, Wednesday September 11, 2-3pm, Fylingdales Village Hall. Learn to laugh for health and happiness with a certified Laughter Yoga leader. All welcome, it’s free, but donations welcome to cover costs. For more information, contact Laura on 880908, email, or follow on Twitter @rhbaylaughter.


Quiz night

The Bridge Inn has a quiz night every Thursday at 8.30pm.

Ruswarp Village Hall

Activities in the village hall: Monday, 6-7pm Energise fitness, weight loss work out with Mel 07795 631588; 7.15-8.15pm Pilates with Rosie Bentley 07811 683734; Tuesday, 7-9pm, second Tuesday of the month, Ruswarp WI, new members contact Mrs Pickering 603658; Wednesday, 6-7pm Energise fitness; 7.15-9.15pm Yoga with Jean 01751 432320. For bookings or more information ring 605056, 601954 or 810153.


Anyone interested in helping out with the little garden or weeding in and around Ruswarp, contact 820860, 604992 or 601500.


Craft fair

Turned wood and beaded jewellery in the Pyman Institute tomorrow, Saturday August 31, and Sunday September 1 from 10am-4pm. Admission free, all profits to CAFOD.

Duck Race

Sport Mulgrave duck race raised £1,223. Prize winners were: 1 £100 Evie Duell, 2 £50 Nancy Priest, 3 £25 Luke Spenceley. Thanks to everybody who helped, donated cakes and tombola prizes or supported in any way.


Quiz Nights

Quiz night at the Salmon Leap Hotel on Wednesday September 4 at 9pm, all welcome.

Quiz night at the Plough Inn on Tuesday September 3, all welcome


Dance yourself fit with Zumba in the village hall on Monday at 6.45pm and Wednesdays, 8-9pm. Sensible shoes, comfortable clothing, bring lots of water, all welcome.

Church House

Activities in Church House: Mondays, St John’s mums and toddlers 1.30-3pm; Wednesdays, Whitby Model Railway Club 7.30pm; Thursdays, flower arranging classes 2pm; Sleights Singers 7.15-9pm. Church House is available for meetings or functions, ring Peter MacDonald on 810275.

Craft Group

Briggswath and Sleights Methodist Church Craft Group (formerly Knit and Knatter) meets in the schoolroom every Tuesday afternoon, 2-4pm, all welcome.

Baby Play

Baby Play, free play sessions for parents/carers with babies under 18 months, Thursdays during term-time at Sleights School, 10-11.30am. Ring (01609) 533819 for details.

Let’s Play

Let’s Play, free play sessions for parents/carers with children under five. Wednesdays during term-time at Sleights School, 9.30-11am. Ring (01609) 533819 for details.

Sleights Village Hall

Sleights Village Hall is available to hire for dances, concerts, parties, meetings and social gatherings. For bookings and details contact the secretary on 07570 413748, email The website has a fresh look and feel and offers a wide range of new and improved features –

Model Railway Club

Whitby and District Model Railway Club meets in Church House at 7.30pm on Wednesday evenings. For details contact Mr D Griffiths on 606050 or Mr P Gallon on 840603.

Sleights YCA

Sleights YCA meets on the second Monday of the month, at 2pm in the village hall. Speakers at all meetings. New members and guests welcome. For details contact Jeanette Tomlinson on 811331.


Fit-4-You, 50 plus exercise, seated or standing, working out joints and chat over a cuppa. First and third Saturday mornings of each month, 9.45-11.15am in the Briggswath and Sleights Methodist Church hall. Come along or for details contact Cathy Harland on 07788 511839.

Mums and Toddlers

Sleights Mums and Toddlers meet in Sleights Village Hall for the start of the new term, 1.30-3pm on Thursdays. Children 0-5 years welcome with parent/carers, £1.50 per session. For details contact Louise on 811937 or Charlotte on 07990 907443.

St John’s Church Mums and Toddlers Group meets on Mondays 1.30-3pm, children 0-5 years welcome with parents/carers, £1.50 per session. For details ring Janet on 810275.

Sleights Pre-school, quality funded provision for three and four year olds, run by qualified Early Years staff. Open Monday to Friday, 9am-noon, term time only. Parent and toddler sessions, Tuesdays and Fridays, noon-1pm, term time only, £1 per session. For details ring 810395.

Dance class

Dance for Pleasure in the village hall with John and Jane, for an evening of ballroom, latin and sequence dancing, every Friday 7.30-8.15pm for basic dancing for beginners and 8.15pm to 10.30pm for social dancing for all abilities. Tea and coffee available. For details ring Jane on 896679.

Parish Council

Eskdaleside-cum-Ugglebarnby Parish Council meets in the village hall at 7pm on Monday September 2. From 7pm planning applications will be on view. The meeting starts at 7.30pm and there will be a public question time.

The Salmon Leap

The Salmon Leap Tuesday dominoes season is as follows: September 3, Sleights Football Club; September 10, St John Ambulance; September 17, Young Farmers; September 24 Marie Curie Nurses. Dominoes start at 8pm and there are several slots still available.

Scones and Scrabble

Briggswath Methodist Chapel Schoolroom will have scones and scrabble on Wednesday September 18, 2-4pm.

Craft Group

Craft Group meetings will resume in the Briggswath and Sleights Methodist Church Schoolroom on Tuesdays from 2-4pm.

Good News

The Good News Christian Library will be at the following venues: Friday September 13, 2-3pm, 39 Hermitage Way, Eskdaleside, home of Bernard and Beryl Kerr; Saturday September 24, 10-11am, coffee morning at Briggswath and Sleights Methodist Church.


Sneaton Village Hall

Sneaton Village Hall is an ideal venue for holding various events, parties, exercise classes, fund-raising events, meetings, craft fairs and overnight or weekend stays. To take advantage of the reduced hire fees this year contact Sneaton Village Hall Secretary for details and bookings on: 07791889737 or email


Quiz Night

The Fox and Hounds at Dalehouse has a quiz every Thursday night at 9.30pm, with all proceeds going to Dalewood House, all welcome.


The Supermobile Library service will be at the car park between 5-7pm on Thursday September 12.

Coble Courier

Coble Courier Bus – for bookings and enquiries ring Christel on 841768. New volunteer drivers are urgently needed. If you feel you can help on an occasional basis ring Mike on 840900.

Staithes Village Hall

Activities in Staithes Village Hall: Fridays, 7pm country dancing; Saturdays, 7.30pm dominoes drive; second Monday in the month, 7pm Staithes WI; last Tuesday in the month, 10-11.30am, coffee morning for hall funds. For bookings ring 840374 or 07891 607786.

Staithes Choir

The Men of Staithes Choir are looking for more members, meet in Captain Cook’s Inn every Thursday evening 7pm. For more details, call Nick Dudding on 841398.

Let’s Play

Let’s Play, free play sessions for parents/carers with children under five. Tuesdays during term time in the village hall, 1.30-3pm. Ring (01609) 533819 for details.

Parish Council

Hinderwell Parish Council 
has two vacancies for the Staithes Ward. Residents of the parish who would like to become a member should contact the clerk Carol Barker 841 382.


Coffee Morning

Macmillan Nurses Biggest Coffee Morning will take 
place in St Anne’s Hall on Saturday September 28 from 10am-noon. Various stalls including cake and crafts, raffle and refreshments, all welcome.


Village Hall

The newly refurbished Village Hall with under floor heating offers the following events: History Group meetings, Monday September 9, The Medieval Wall Paintings of Pickering Church; Monday, October 14, WW2 Crash on Warren Moor; Sewing workshops, Saturday September 14 and October 23; table tennis, 7pm Wednesdays from September 11.

The village hall has acquired indoor bowls equipment and activities will commence in September on a weekly basis. The hall is available for hire from £6 per hour or £30 for a full day. For more information ring Carol Wilson on (01287) 660461.