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News from around the villages for week starting Friday 10 May


Safari supper

A safari supper in aid of Women V Cancer will be held on Friday 17 May. For tickets contact Shirley Beeforth on 606707 daytime or 895228 evenings or weekends, at £12.50.

Coffee and cake

Coffee and cake will be served in the parish hall tomorrow, Saturday 11 May, between 10.30am-noon. Everyone welcome.

Christian Aid

Christian Aid Week is 12-18 May. Door to door collectors will be calling during that week. Please give them your support.


Dalesmen Singers

Winners of the Dalesmen Singers 100 Club draw for April were: £75 Barbara Anderson and £25 Ian Patterson. The Dalesmen Singers meet for rehearsals every Tuesday at 7.30pm in Danby Chapel – new members always welcome. The next concert is tonight at 7.30pm at St Mary’s Cathedral, Coulby Newham.


The Supermobile Library will be at the corner of Ashfield Road, 2-4pm, on Thursday 23 May.

Whist drive

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

Pampered Chef

There will be a Pampered Chef evening in aid of church funds at 7.30pm on Wednesday 15 May in the village hall, featuring a display of utensils available from Pampered Chef to make life easier in the kitchen. A curry-themed evening will demonstrate the use of all the items for sale and refreshments will be available, all welcome.

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.

Safari supper

Esk Valley Lifeline is having a safari supper on Friday 14 June with sittings half-hourly from 5-7pm and with stations at Aislaby, Egton, Commondale and Castleton, finishing at the Eskdale Inn, Castleton. Tickets are £15, ring 895532. Donations of tombola prizes would be greatly appreciated.

Coffee morning

The coffee morning from 10am-noon tomorrow in the village hall, including a plant sale by the Gardening Club, is in aid of the Over-60s Club funds, all 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

Community Outreach is now offering the following services at a minimal cost: company in your own home, including a cuppa and a chat, reminiscence sessions, games and activity; assistance with shopping; taking to visit friends; lunch out; respite for a loved one. If you are interested in finding out more ring Carol or Karen 07582 295136.

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.


Safari suppers

The Danby section of the Methodist Church safari supper is tonight, Friday 10 May, starting at Bransdale House Glaisdale. There are still a few places left, to book ring Ena Harker on 897219.

Esk Valley Lifeline will be holding a safari supper on Friday 14 June at various venues to be confirmed, which are likely to be in Aislaby, Egton, Commondale and Castleton. Tickets available from Joan Jackson on 895532 at £15.


The Supermobile Library will be at the village hall car park on Thursday 23 May from 10.30am-12.30pm.

Heather Hopper

Heather Hopper (Esk Moors Active Ltd, Monday mornings, swimming at Loftus Pool. Saturday 11 May, Sneaton Castle – NYM Chamber Music Festival, 7pm. For bookings and details of prices and times ring 07971 268676.

Fancy a Cuppa

Friday Girls (Fancy a Cuppa) in Danby Chapel Schoolroom, Fridays at 2.30pm - both males and females welcome.

Educational grants

Ainthorpe Educational Trust is meeting on Monday 13 May. Applications for grants are invited from students who: are under the age of 25; are in need of financial assistance; are a resident in the parishes of Danby or Westerdale; have at any time attended a school in the parish of Danby. If you fit any of these criteria, send a detailed letter of application outlining your circumstances and intended area of study addressed to the secretary, Pam Shepherd, 12 Robin Hood Close, Castleton, YO21 2DH to arrive no later than Friday 10 May.

Christian Aid

Christian Aid week runs from 12-18 May. If you would like to join the collecting team, phone Jane Dingle on (01287) 660619.

Bank Holiday Sale

Sale in aid of Cancer Research UK on Bank Holiday Monday, 27 May, at Bridge Green from 10am onwards. Stalls include preserves, plants, bric-a-brac and small household items.

Danby Moors Centre

Danby Moors Centre half term activities: Monday 27 May, Have a Go Archery; Tuesday 28 May, Tree-shirts, Landscape painting with watercolours; Wednesday 29 May, Bella the Butterfly, Butterfly and Dragonfly art workshop, Recycled art; Thursday 30 May, Creep Crawly Hidden World, Worm Charming Champs; Saturday 1 June, Moths on the Moor. Most events have limited places and are bookable. Further details including costs and age ranges telephone (01439) 772738 or call in at the Danby Moors Centre.


Adult karate classes at Danby Village Hall from Tuesday 16 April, 7-8pm. The cost is £3 per adult and all abilities welcome - beginners to advanced.

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.

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.

Ukulele Club

Eskmoors Ukulele Club at the Fox and Hounds, Ainthorpe on Wednesdays, 7-9pm. All welcome, including beginners.


Zumba classes at Danby Village Hall on Wednesdays 6.15pm-7.15pm. Contact Jo Collier on 07988 681780 for more details.


EPRA draw

Winners of the draw held at Ye Horseshoe Inn saw the following winners: £100 Claire Thorpe, £50 Henry Smith, £20 Will Dowson and the £10 winners were Sue Dixon, Tony Heslop and Claire Godbold. There are still numbers available, if you would like to support the Egton Parish Recreation Association contact Denise Londsdale. The next Draw, to be held on Friday 31 May, will be held at the Wheatsheaf at 8pm, all welcome

Old time dancing

The Friday night dance in the village hall raised £135 for the Yorkshire Air Ambulance. Alan Hodgson thanked all who helped make the event such a success. The next dance is on Friday 24 May, an evening of dancing to live music by Alan and his accordion. Admission is £2.50 with a faith supper, 7pm start.

On Friday 7 June there will be a dance to celebrate the coronation of Her Majesty Elizabeth II. There will be a red, white and blue theme, with a competition for the best home-made crown or tiara. Raffle and faith supper, admission £2.50. Dance music by Mildred to include old time dances from 50 years ago, organised by Gwen and Alan Hodgson. Proceeds will go to Cystic Fibrosis Research, all welcome.

Egton PCC

Egton Parochial Church Council held an appraisal of the pews located in St Hilda’s Church. It was agreed that some of the pews are considered to be surplus to requirement and are not able to be used. It was agreed that they should be sold and funds so raised be used to make improvements in the church. If anyone is interested in purchasing a pew, either the small or large one, they should contact Roger Everitt on 895452 for further details.

Quiz night

There will be a quiz night in the village hall on Friday 17 May at 7pm organised by St Hilda’s Church. There will be a pie and peas supper and raffle and the tickets will be £5 each. Further details later.

Village Hall AGM

The village hall AGM will be held in the hall on Wednesday 22 May at 7.30pm. All are welcome to attend.

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.

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, beginners 6.30-7.30pm, advanced 7.30-8.30pm; Friday, the first in each month, dancing to group music, 7pm, £2.50.


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.


Plant sale

The popular Fryup annual plant sale and coffee morning is on Saturday 25 May from 10am-noon at Fryup Village Hall. A chance to restock your garden after winter.

Forthcoming events

Forthcoming events at Fryup Village Hall: 28 June, treasure hunt; 13 July, craft exhibition and tea; 4 August, Fryup walk and barbecue; 23 November, WI Christmas fayre; 14 December, coffee morning with Christmas decorations and stalls.

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’.


Social evening

Literary Social Evening on Friday 17 May, featuring writers from the Egton Bridge Writers’ Group, the Grosmont Writers’ Group and the Glaisdale Poetry Group, at the Robinson Institute. Starting at 7pm, £3 entry, all profits will be donated to St Catherine’s Hospice. All welcome.

Heather Quilters

The Heather Quilters patchwork group meets fortnightly on Wednesdays in the Robinson Institute. The next meeting is on Wednesday 15 May at 1.30pm. New members welcome, for details email

Safari lunch

Safari Sunday lunch on 14 July. Sittings to start at noon. This is a circular route around Glaisdale Dale where walking is an option. For details or to book tickets ring Sue on 897351.

Safari suppers

Danby Methodist circuit safari supper tonight, Friday 10 May. The supper starts at Glaisdale and ends at Danby. To book tickets ring 897219.

Glaisdale School safari supper on 15 June, organised by the PTFA to raise funds for the school. Sittings begin at 5pm, stations in Glaisdale for pre-dinner drinks, starters, main course, desserts and coffee. Some transport may be available, please check when booking. Tickets £15, £7.50 for age 11 and under. Tombola prize donations appreciated. To book ring 897218 daytime and 897038 evenings.

Glaisdale and Lealholm churches Midsummer safari supper on Friday 21 June. Sittings from 6pm. Tickets from Catherine Hatch on 897637. All proceeds for the parishes of St Thomas and St James.

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 the up and coming season. Any enquiries please ring Alex Burtt on 07984 856027.

Fitness class

Boot Camp – a fitness class at the Robinson Institute on Fridays, 6.30-7.30pm, all round cardio and strength workout to improve fitness.

Robinson Institute

Activities in the Robinson Institute: Mondays: playgroup 9am, Zumba, 6.15pm; Tuesdays: ballet 4pm; Thursdays: Glaisdale’s Own Gym 5.30pm; Fridays: playgroup 9am. Anyone interested in booking the Robinson Institute should ring Sue on 897351.


Dalesfolk meets on Friday 17 May at 2pm for a free and easy. The competition is for something beginning with the letter Q.

Glaisdale Hunt

Glaisdale Hunt coffee morning in the church rooms on Saturday 18 May, 10am-noon. Book stall and cake stalls, all welcome.

Esk Valley Theatre

Esk Valley Theatre presents the Pocket Panto Company in ‘Bless Em All’ at the Robinson Institute tomorrow, Saturday 11 May, at 7.30pm. Tickets, £10, available from the box office on 897587.

Esk Valley Theatre presents ‘Last of the Red Hot Lovers’ by Neil Simon at the Robinson Institute, from 9 to 31 August. Monday to Saturdays at 7.30pm. Matinees at 2.30pm on various dates (contact the box office for details or visit

The theatre also presents the Pocket Panto Company in 
‘Cinderella’ on Friday 23 
August at 2pm.



Would you be interested in becoming the Goathland correspondent? For details contact Bernice Smith on 829910.

Goathland Hunt

Goathland Hunt summer dance on Friday 24 May, at Dunsley Hall, 7pm for 7.30pm. For more details or to book tickets ring Jeanette on 07792 462343.

Craft fair

Goathland Village Hall craft fair, in the village hall, from Monday 27 to Wednesday 29 May, all welcome. For further information contact Sarah on 896144.

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.

Parish Council

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

Goathland Village Hall

Activities in the village hall: Mondays 2-4pm badminton; Tuesdays, 2pm Art Group, 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.


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.

Gardening Club

The next meeting of Grosmont Gardening Club will be at St Matthew’s Parish Church at 2pm on Wednesday 15 May.

Parish Council

The next meeting of Grosmont Parish Council is on Tuesday 14 May at 7.30 pm in the cricket pavilion.

Spring fair

Grosmont Gardening Group will be holding a spring fair on Sunday 12 May between 11am and 3.30pm at St Matthew’s Parish Church. Refreshments will be served and there will be a table-top sale,along with sales of plants and seedlings. All proceeds for church funds. For details contact Hilary on 07929 640891.

Writers’ Group

The next meeting of Grosmont Writers’ Group is on Thursday 16 May at 8.30pm in the Crossing Club. It is led by Antony Wootten and new members are always welcome.

Literary social evening on Friday 17 May featuring writers from the Egton Bridge Writers’ Group, the Grosmont Writers’ Group and the Glaisdale Poetry Group, at the Robinson Institute starting at 7pm. £3 entry - all profits will be donated to St Catherine’s Hospice, all welcome.

Sports 200 Club

Winners of the Grosmont Sports 200 Club weekly prize draws for March were: Linda Gardiner, S Todd and M Porritt.


Quiz night

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


Do you have any old photographs or memorabilia of past Hawsker-cum-Stainsacre life for an exhibition in All Saints Church in late summer? Organisers would appreciate help and anything that would be of interest, no matter how small. Contact Celia Doubleday 880646, C Pinnock 880724, Jean Ward 880739 and Mary Cummins 601988.

Hawsker Village Hall

To all parish hall users - please be aware that the next stage of hall refurbishment commences on Wednesday 10 April.

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.

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.

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

Fun Day

Fun Day and table top sale on Saturday 8 June in the village hall, 11am-3pm. There will be a baby and tots jumble, tombola, barbecue, bouncy castle, face-painting, cake stall and refreshments with lots of actities. Proceeds for Fylingdales pre-school, free entry and parking, all welcome.


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.

Hinderwell WI

The next meeting is on Monday 13 May at 7pm in the Old School. Jennifer Patterson will be giving a talk entitled ‘What the judges are looking for’. The competition is for four cheese scones. All ladies welcome.

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.

Brown Cow

The next quiz in the Brown Cow will be held on Tuesday 14 May with money raised going to the junior cricket team, 9pm start.

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.


Ley Hall

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

Tea and matinee

Shared tea and matinee in the Ley Hall on Tuesday 28 May at 2pm, all welcome.

Art Exhibition

Annual art exhibition by Lealholm Painting Group at the Ley Hall from Saturday 25 to Monday 27 May, 10am-5pm. Refreshments served, all welcome.

Lealholm Choir

Lealholm Choir will be performing on Tuesday 14 May for the chapel anniversary at 7.15pm at Lealholm and on Thursday 23 May for the chapel anniversary at 7.30pm at Moorsholm. All welcome. For more details call Diana on 897246.


Village hall AGM

The Littlebeck Village Hall AGM will be held on Wednesday 15 May at 7.30pm in the village hall. Anyone living in or interested in the life of the Littlebeck Valley is welcome.

Dominoes drive

Dominoes drive in Littlebeck Village Hall on Friday 24 May at 7.45pm. A pie and peas supper will be served and there will be a raffle. Entry is £4 for adults and £2 for children. All welcome.



Zumba class in the village hall on Tuesdays, 7.30-8.30pm. Bring lots of water and wear comfortable shoes, all welcome. Please note that there will be no classes on Tuesdays 14 and 21 May.

Parish Council

Lythe Parish Council AGM is on Monday 20 May at 7pm in the village hall.

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.


Dominoes at The Stiddy on Monday at 8pm. Supper, raffle, good prizes with proceeds for Lythe Fire Brigade, all welcome.

Lythe Lunch Club

Lythe Village Hall Lunch Club meets in the village hall on Thursday 16 May from noon. This month is quiche, new potatoes and salad, bread and butter pudding, tea or coffee, £3.50. It is essential to book – contact Sally 893226 or Wendy 893536.

St Oswald’s Church

A meeting has been arranged for tomorrow, Saturday 11 May, to help plan for this year’s flower festival. All welcome.


The White Hart

Charity dominoes at the White Hart raised £151 for Lythe School. Dominoes on Tuesday, 14 May, will be for Mickleby Village Hall.

Folk Club

The White Hart Folk Club will be extending a warm welcome to visiting artist, John Conolly, tomorrow, Saturday 11 May, at 8.30pm. Entry is £3, all welcome.


The first quoits match of the season was held by the North York Moors Quoits League last week, followed by a presentation night. This was the first match to be played on the newly re-sited quoits pitches.


Newholm-cum-Dunsley Parish Council’s AGM is on Tuesday 28 May at 7.30pm in the village hall. All parishioners welcome.

Robin Hood’s Bay


Bingo at Fylingdales Village Hall, on alternate Thursdays. Next bingo is 16 May at 2pm. Five games for £1, cash prizes, followed by dominoes 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 date is 13 May, 9.30am-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.

Coffee morning

Coffee mornings at Robin Hood’s Bay Methodist Church on Thursdays, 10am-noon, all welcome.

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 Rosemary Holtz 880756 for further information, or visit the website


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

Victorian Weekend

If you are interested in helping with this year’s event from 6-8 December, 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.

Local History Group

Fylingdales Local History Group meets on Friday 17 May at 7.30pm at Wibury, Mount Pleasant North. Mike Windle from North East Yorkshire Geology Trust will speak on ‘Bay Full of Heritage’. All welcome.

Craft fair

Craft fair in Fylingdales Village Hall on Sunday 12 May, 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.

Fylingdales WI

WI meeting on Monday 13 May at 2pm, at Wibury, Mount Pleasant North. Christine Field will be speaking on ‘Appreciating Art’. All welcome.

Walmsley Society

Walmsley Society spring weekend, Saturday and Sunday 11-12 May. Tomorrow at 2pm Deb Gillanders will give an illustrated talk ‘Propaganseys’ about fishermen’s ganseys. Free, all welcome. Light refreshments available. On Sunday there will be a bluebell walk through fields on the coastal path towards Whitby and back via the old railway line. Meet 10am at the village hall car park, all welcome, stout footwear essential.


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

Geology Trust

Volcanoes talk by Josh Kelly, intern with the North East Yorkshire Geology Trust, Wednesday 22 May, 7-8pm, at Wibury, Mount Pleasant North. £2 per person, free for members of the Geology Trust, all welcome. For details call 881000 or email

Race night

Race Night, Fylingdales Inn, Saturday 18 May, first race at 9.30pm. Horses £5, prizes available and raffle. Proceeds for Fylingdales CE Primary School. Light refreshments available. Donations of raffle prizes from local businesses will be gratefully received.

Folk Club

Folk Club with special guest Cherrington & Ward, Friday 24 May, at Ye Dolphin Pub, King Street, from 8.30pm. Free admission, raffle, all welcome.

Parish Council

Fylingdales Parish Council Meeting, Wednesday 22 May, 7.15pm for 7.30pm, at the Church Rooms in Fylingthorpe. All welcome.

May Queen

May Queen ceremony, Friday 24 May, departing Fylingdales School at 1.15pm with crowning of the Queen in the Dock at 3pm. Usual entertainments follow (but if raining, events will take place in village hall).

Tourism meeting

Robin Hoods Bay Tourism Association meeting, Monday 20 May, 7pm at Wibury, Mount Pleasant North, to discuss the future of RHBay Tourism website. Everyone is welcome to discuss plans with local designer and website developer Jack Barber.

Baytown Players

Baytown Players presents ‘The Weekend’, a black comedy by Michael Palin, 7.30pm, from Thursday 16 May to Saturday 18 May, at Fylingdales Village Hall. Tickets £6, concessions £4. Bar and refreshments available. For bookings ring 880756.

Football AGM

Fylingdales Football Club AGM on Tuesday 21 May, 7.30pm, at the Bay Hotel.

Bridge Club

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


Isabel Blincow exhibition of paintings, Saturday 11 May and Sunday 12 May, 10am-4.30pm, Old Coastguard Station, the Dock. Free entry, all welcome.

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


Rainbows, Brownies, and Guides meet at Thorpe Methodist Church Hall, Tuesday evenings, 7.30-9pm. New members welcome.


Junior football training in Fyling Hall School sports hall on Wednesdays 6.30-8pm, £2, contact Neil Brearley on 07969 108192.


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.

Quiz night

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

Village hall AGM

Ruswarp Village Hall AGM is on Friday 14 June at 6pm, all welcome. Committee members/friends are needed, anyone interested please ring 601954 for details.



Dominoes at the Beach Hotel raised £105 for Esk Valley Lifeline. Winners: 1 Dorothy Whitton, 2 Ted Hicks, 3 Jackie Jobling, 4 Alice Duell, least Beryl Thompson., Dominoes on Thursday will be for Hawskesgarth Lodge Care Home, good prizes, all welcome

Parish Council

Lythe Parish Council AGM is on Monday 20 May at 7pm in the village hall.


Dominoes drive

Dominoes drive at the Salmon Leap Hotel at 8pm on Tuesday with proceeds for Whitby Town Football Club, all welcome.

Quiz night

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

Christian Aid Week

Christian Aid Week is from 12-18 May. Churches Together will be busy in Sleights and Littlebeck . Envelopes will be distributed and available in the churches. There will be a house to house collection at Littlebeck and collectors will be outside Sleights shops, 9am-noon, on Saturday 18 May. There will be a coffee morning at Briggswath and Sleights Methodist Church schoolroom tomorrow, Saturday 11 May, from 10am-noon, with a bring and buy stall, cake stall, Fairtrade stall, Good News van and a community plant exchange. All welcome.

Fun night

Yorkshire food, fun and entertainment in Briggswath Chapel tomorrow, Saturday 11 May, at 7.15pm. Donations for Kidney Research. To book a seat call Susan Stonehouse on 810007.

Parish Council

Eskdaleside-cum-Ugglebarnby Parish Council meets in the parish hall on Monday 13 May. This will be the AGM. From 7pm planning applications will be on view and the meeting starts at 7.30pm. All welcome.


Quiz night

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


The Supermobile Library service will be at the car park between 5-7pm on Thursday 23 May.

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 WI

The next meeting of Staithes WI will be held on Monday 13 May. The speaker will be Beatrice Jackson, subject ‘Bags and Bits’. The two competitions this month are for a home-made brooch and a pretty plate. Visitors welcome at a small charge, to include refreshments.

Harbour dues

Berth holders are advised that payment for harbour dues for 2013 must be made to N Fowler by 31 May. Failure to pay shall lead to forfeiture of the berth.

Let’s Play

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

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.


Coin Trail

The great Ugthorpe Coin Trail will take place on Monday 27 May between St Anne’s Church and Christ Church. First coins to be laid at each church door at 10am. There will be stalls in St Anne’s Hall, with cakes, plants, bring and buy plus a raffle and refreshments. All welcome.


A concert will be held in St Anne’s Hall on Saturday 18 May at 7.30pm by Manhattan Voices, a very popular Scarborough ladies’ choir. Supper and entertainment. All proceeds for the much needed kitchen renovation in the hall. For details ring 841376.

Old time dancing

Old time and sequence dance in St Anne’s Hall on Monday 27 May, 8pm-midnight. Music by Night Owl. Admission £2.50, faith supper and raffle with all proceeds to Macmillan Nurses.