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News from around the villages in the Whitby District for week commencing June 14


Summer concert

A summer concert with the Dalesmen Quartet will be held in the parish hall on Friday June 28 at 7pm. Tickets £3, to include a glass of wine. Contact Sandra on 810334 after June 10 for tickets.

Coffee and cake

Coffee and cake will be served in the parish hall tomorrow, Saturday June 15, between 10.30am-noon. Call in for a friendly chat.

Parish Council

The parish council meets in the parish hall on Tuesday June 18 at 7pm.

Summer fete

St Margaret’s Church will hold its annual summer fete on Saturday July 6 on the village green and parish hall at 2pm. Usual stalls of cakes, produce, bric a brac, tombola, raffle and refreshments, all welcome.


Would you like to learn to paint in watercolour? Come to a taster session in Aislaby Parish Hall on Wednesday June 26, 7-9pm. All materials and equipment will be provided. Ring Kathryn on 897803 to reserve a place.


Dalesmen Singers

The Dalesmen Singers meet for rehearsals every Tuesday at 7.30pm in Danby Chapel – new members always welcome. The next concert is a joint concert with the Marsh Ladies Choir at 7pm on Saturday June 29 at St Hilda’s Church, West Cliff, Whitby.

Esk Moors AGM

Esk Moors Active is holding its AGM at 2pm on Tuesday July 2 at Danby Village Hall, all welcome.


The Supermobile Library will be at the corner of Ashfield Road, 2-4pm, on Thursday June 20.

Coffee morning

The coffee morning from 10am-noon tomorrow in the village hall is in aid of Castleton Cricket Club fund , all welcome.

Whist drive

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

Safari supper

Esk Valley Lifeline is having a safari supper tonight, Friday June 14, 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.

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.

Midsummer luncheon

Fund-raising midsummer luncheon in support of local churches at Woodside, Castleton, by kind permission of Mr and Mrs Lloyd, tomorrow, Saturday June 15. Tickets are available at £15 - book early as numbers are limited.

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.

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.



The Supermobile Library will be at the village hall car park on Thursday June 20 from 10.30am-12.30pm.

Heather Hopper

Heather Hopper (Esk Moors Active Ltd, Heather Hopper coffee and lunch trips: Tuesday 18 June, the Forge, Aislaby, lunch; Monday June 24, Castleton Tearooms, lunch; Tuesday June 25, coffee at Glebe Cottage, Kildale. On all coffee and lunch trips there will be two assistants.

Heather Hopper retail days out: Wednesday June 19, Teesside Park; Wednesday June 26, Bowes Museum. On all trips there will be one assistant, if you need to take a companion or carer contact the co-ordinator.

Heather Hopper concert and theatre trips: Saturday July 6, Helmsley Arts Centre, Out of Order, a farce by Ray Cooney; Tuesday August 27, Glaisdale Theatre, Last of the Red Hot Lovers, by Neil Simon; Saturday August 10, Time of My Life by Alan Ayckbourn.

For bookings and details of all times and prices ring 07971 268676.

Danby Beacon

The Danby Beacon will be lit between 10pm and 11pm on Tuesday June 18 to commemorate the victory of the allied forces under the command of the Duke of Wellington at the Battle of Waterloo.

Esk Moors Active

Advance notice of Esk Moors Active AGM on July 2 at 2pm in Danby Village Hall, all welcome.

Health Shop

Appointments are available with Danby Health Shop nutritionist, Gareth Zeal for Monday June 17. Gareth offers both nutritionist consultations and food sensitivity testing. Sessions last around 45 minutes and booking is advisable - ring (01287) 669200.

Solgar expert, Debbie Nobes, will be in store at Danby Health Shop on Wednesday June 19 to answer any questions and speak to customers on any health issues. Call in between 10am and noon to chat with Debbie.

Fancy a Cuppa

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


Adult karate classes at Danby Village Hall. 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.


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


Sunday lunch

The annual two-course Sunday lunch at Home Farm is on Sunday June 30 in aid of St Hilda’s RC Primary School, Whitby. Cost £12 adults, £6 primary school children. To book contact Alison on 893430.


Studios Event

This weekend, June 15 and 16, the art studio of Janette Boskett at Key Green Farmhouse, Egton Grange will be open to visitors from 10.30am to 5.30pm as part of the North Yorkshire Studios Event. Original paintings and drawings will be on view, with greeting cards etc. Appointments may also be made to visit the studio during the week between the two weekends by ringing 895190. A free Open Studios brochure can be obtained by ringing (01756) 748529.

Egton Surgery

Egton Surgery important meeting - the Government intends to change the way in which rural doctors’ practices are to be funded as part of initiatives they are introducing in the NHS. All patients of Egton Surgery are invited to attend a meeting in the village hall to discuss these proposals and agree a course of action to try and stop the change that is being planned. The meeting will be on Tuesday June 18 at 7pm.

There will be an Egton Surgery patients’ meeting in the surgery on Monday June 24 at 7pm, all welcome.

Whist drive

Military whist drive in the village hall on Tuesday July 5 at 7.30pm, £1.50 entry, all welcome.

Summer Fayre

Egton CofE Primary School is to hold its annual summer fayre at the school on Friday June 21 from 3.30pm to 5pm. There will be many stalls, games and a barbecue. Everyone welcome.

EPRA draw

The next Egton Parish Recreation Association draw will be at the Postgate, Egton Bridge, on June 28 at 8pm.

Old time dancing

The Friday celebration dance was well attended with a happy colourful atmosphere, with red, white and blue bunting and flats with most people continuing the theme, dressed in red white and blue. Alan Hodgson proposed the toast to Her Majesty the Queen and wished her a long life with good health. He thanked all for attending, their donations and all who helped in any way to make the event a success. The task of judging the crowns and tiaras was performed by Victoria Patterson and the winners were Doreen Smith and Kay Walker. After an evening with varied programme of ‘Old Tyme’ sequence and rock and roll dances the sum of £401 was raised for the Cystic Fibrosis Trust.

The next dance, organised by John and Mary Thompson, will be on Friday July 5 at 7pm with a faith supper and raffle. Quiz sheets, at £1 each, are available from Mary Thompson on 897353 or 07866 937400. Entrance £2.50 with Dance Group music and proceeds will be for the Esk Valley Summer Theatre. All welcome.

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.


Forthcoming events

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


Strawberry teas

Strawberry teas will be held on Saturday July 6, between 2-5pm, at the Ley Hall. Sandwiches, cream scones, home-made cakes etc, plus stalls and competitions. Proceeds for Breast Cancer Care, all welcome.

Heather Quilters

The Heather Quilters patchwork group meets fortnightly on Wednesdays in the Robinson Institute. The next meeting is on Wednesday June 26, 10.30-4.30pm. New members welcome, for details email

Safari lunch

Safari Sunday lunch on Sunday July 14. 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

Glaisdale School safari supper tomorrow, Saturday June 15, 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 June 21. Sittings from 6pm. Tickets from Catherine Hatch on 897637. All proceeds for the parishes of St Thomas and St James.

Esk Valley Theatre

Friends of EVT fund-raising event on Sunday June 23, pub quiz, 8pm at The Board Inn, Lealholm.

Esk Valley Theatre presents ‘Last of the Red Hot Lovers’ by Neil Simon at the Robinson Institute, from August 9-31. 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 August 23 at 2pm.

Open Gardens

Glaisdale Open Gardens will take place on Saturday June 29 and Sunday June 30. Gardens open from 11am-5pm, admission £4, under 16s free. Programmes giving admission to all gardens and events available at Glaisdale village shop from June 1, the Robinson Institute or Church Rooms or at any open gardens on the day. Craft and plant fair, scarecrows and refreshments. Proceeds for local charities, all welcome.


Dalesfolk next meets today, Friday June 14, at 2pm in the Robinson Institute for a free and easy. The competition is for something beginning with the letter S.

Glaisdale Hunt

Glaisdale Hunt’s duck race and barbecue is on Saturday July 6 at the Board Inn, Lealholm. The duck race starts at 5pm and the barbecue is at 6pm. All welcome.


Want to learn watercolour? Then come to a taster session at the Church Rooms, 7-9pm, tonight, Friday June 14. All equipment provided. To book a place ring Kathryn on 897803.

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.

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.



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

Pony and Pet Service

There will be a Pony and Pet Service on the village green, outside the shops, on Sunday at 2.30pm.

St Mary’s Church

St Mary’s Church will be decorated with blue and white flowers for the Patronal Festival Weekend which is on Saturday June 29 and Sunday June 30. Benefice parish Communion on the Sunday is at 10.30am.

Goathland YCA

Goathland YCA is inviting both men and women to an open meeting in the village hall on Thursday July 4, 2-4pm. Admission free but donations for ACWW, there will be a cake stall, raffle and refreshments. Speaker Hazel Armstrong is active in the Associated Country Women of the World organisation, has visited many of the projects supported by the group, working with some of the poorest women in the world, helping to provide clean water supplies, health facilities, education, self sufficiency programmes and simple business opportunities. For further details contact Brenda on 896400 or Sarah on 896144.

Goathland YCA sale in aid of St Catherine’s Hospice will be held in the village hall on Tuesday August 6 from 10.30am-2pm. George Syrett, accordianist, accompanied by Sue Walker, will entertain with music and there will be various stalls including tombola, cakes, produce, books, pictures and new or nearly new stall. Donations would be appreciated for any of the above and can be left with Sarah at the Vicarage, 896144. Cakes and produce can be brought to the hall from 9.30am onwards on the day. As usual, all offers of help would be appreciated. Admission £1, to include refreshments and all proceeds will go to St Catherine’s Hospice. All welcome.

Goathland Hunt

Steak barbecue with live music from Irish band Shamrock at Thackside Farm, Goathland, on Saturday July 20, 7.30pm onwards. Licensed bar. For tickets ring Graham on 07774 958394.

The Goathland Hunt hog roast at Woodhill has now been cancelled.

Craft fair

Goathland Village Hall craft fair in the village hall from Tuesday June 25 to Thursday June 27, all welcome.


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.

Tuesday Club

Grosmont Tuesday Club will be visiting Sunderland dog track on Wednesday June 19. The bus leaves at 5.15pm from outside the Co-op. For details contact Margaret Beesley on 895205.

200 Club

Winners of the Grosmont Sports 200 Club half yearly prize draw were £1000 - S and D Parker, £100 R Estill and £50 J Godbold. Winners of the weekly prize draws for all of April were M Scaife, K Jeffries, J Simpson and J Kerlogue.

Gardening Club

A spring fair and plant sale held at St Matthew’s Parish Church by Grosmont Gardening Group raised £306 for church funds. Thanks to all who supported the event. The next meeting of Grosmont Gardening Group will be on Wednesday June 19 at 2pm in the church.



Then and Now, an exhibition of local life in Hawsker and Stainsacre villages, in All Saints’ Church on Friday August 2, 7-9pm, and on Saturday August 3 and Sunday August 4, 10.30am-5pm. Organisers would appreciate help and anything of interest to display. Contact Celia Doubleday on 880646, Jean Ward on 880739 or Mary Cummins on 601988.

Quiz night

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

Methodist Church

Hawsker Methodist Church open air service and picnic is on Sunday June 16 at 2.30pm at Mill Farm, Lower Hawsker. Bring your own picnic, tea will be provided, all welcome.

Sports Day

Hawsker-cum-Stainsacre village sports day will be held in the village hall on Saturday July 6 at 2pm. Races start at 2.30pm prompt. Refreshments and tombola, all welcome.

Hawsker Village Hall

Due to illness Hawsker Village Hall needs a new cleaner immediately - 2.5 hours a week. For details contact Derek Harmer on 880185.

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.

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


Tennis Courts

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

Summer fair

Oakridge CP School PTFA is holding its summer fair at the school on Thursday June 27 from 6pm to 8pm. Various stalls include a cake stall, tombola, raffle, children’s stalls and a bouncy assault course. Anyone wishing to have a stall should contact the school on 840255. There is also a fancy dress competition for the children. Refreshments are available, all welcome.

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

There will be a coffee morning with cake stall, book stall and raffle tomorrow, Saturday June 15, 10 -11.30am at Hinderwell Methodist Chapel. All proceeds to the Hinderwell Show. Donations will be greatly appreciated.

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.

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.


Pub quiz

Pub quiz on Sunday June 23 at 8pm at the Board Inn with all proceeds for the Esk Valley Theatre, all welcome.

Ley Hall

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



Dominoes at The Stiddy raised £80 for stationery. Winners: 1 Steven Thompson, 2 Ken Barker, 3 Kath Bell, 4 Beryl Willis, least Dennis Welford. Dominoes on Monday will be for Mulgrave Bowling Club, 8pm start, supper, raffle, good prizes, all welcome.

Lunch Club

Lythe Village Hall Lunch Club meets on Thursday June 20 for ham and egg salad, potato salad and rhubarb crumble and ice cream. To book ring Sally on 893226 or Wendy on 893536. New members always welcome.

Lythe Show

Date for the diary - Lythe Show will take place on September 14.


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.


The White Hart

The fun pub quiz at the White Hart raised £86 for Christian Aid. Dominoes on Tuesday will be for the Great North Air Ambulance.

Live Jazz comes to the White Hart on Sunday, June 16, at 12.30pm. This will be the first time the White House has played host to live Jazz and is kicking off with the Ryedale Jazz Band. Entry is free and donations or raffle prizes would be most welcome to help Heritage Coast Live Sessions cover the costs.

Folk Club

The White Hart Folk Club meets tomorrow, Saturday June 15, as usual at 8.30pm. Singers and musicians are particularly welcome.

Robin Hood’s Bay


Bingo at Fylingdales Village Hall, on alternate Thursdays. Next bingo is June 27 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 June 24, 9.30am-noon. No charge, but any donations are welcome for village hall improvement funds.

Bay museum

Robin Hood’s Bay Museum, Fisherhead, is open daily (excluding Saturdays) now until to Sunday June 30, 2-4pm, free entry. Bookings can be made outside school hours and other groups, please email or ring Maggie Burchill 881252.

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.

Film Premiere

Film premiere in Fylingdales Village Hall - A Man Came From the Sea – a short work filmed in Robin Hood’s Bay. Two showings tomorrow, Saturday June 15, 3pm and 7.30pm, along with two other short films – A Man Came Behind the Seanes and The Journey Home. Tickets £1, to book ring Katy Donkersley on 881042 or email Under 14s must be accompanied by an adult. Refreshments and bar available.


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

Horticultural Society

Fylingdales Horticultural Society summer outing this year is on June 19 to Harlow Carr RHS Garden. Coach pick up at Robin Hood’s Bay, Fylingthorpe, Hawsker, Whitby and Sleights. Cost £15, contact Kathryn Brown on 880476 to book.

Laughter Club

Laughter Club, Tuesday June 25, 7-8pm, 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.

Parish Council

Parish council meeting on Wednesday June 26, 7.15pm for 7.30pm, at Wibury, Mount Pleasant North. All are welcome and the public may ask questions at the start of the meeting.

Open Studios

Open Studios, Rebecca Corner willow work, 14 Middlewood Lane, Fylingthorpe, tomorrow, Saturday June 15 and Sunday June 16, 10.30am-5.30pm.

History Group

Fylingdales Local History Group meets on Friday June 21 at 7.30pm, at Wibury, Mount Pleasant North. Susan Harrison from English Heritage will speak on ‘Archaeology of Whitby Abbey’, all welcome.


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

Fashion Show

Fashion show tonight, Friday June 14. at 7.30pm in Fylingdales Village Hall. Clothing supplied by Bonmarché. Tickets £4 with free raffle, available from Jean McIntosh, call 880733. Bar available, and Kristy will have nail and beauty products on display.

Village Hall

Fylingdales Village Hall is looking for volunteers to fill vacancies on the management committee, to help with fund-raising, organisation, minor repairs, etc. If interested please call Rosemary King 880944.

Folk Club

Bay Folk Club, special guest Beggar’s Bridge, Friday June 21 from 8.30pm, at Ye Dolphin, King Street. All welcome, free admission, raffle.


Quiz night

The Bridge Inn has a quiz night every Thursday at 8.30pm. Tomorrow, Saturday June 13 the band Five Divide will be playing and there will be a barbecue. On Saturday June 29 Mark Liddell will be entertaining.

Village Hall AGM

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

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.



Dominoes at the Beach Hotel raised £66 for Scope. Winners: 1 Bernard Stonehouse, 2 Derrick Harding, 3 Jackie Jobling, 4 Steven Thompson, least Doreen Dunn. Dominoes on Thursday will be for the Royal Engineers, 8pm start, raffle, good prizes, all welcome.

Craft fair

Craft fair in the Pyman Institute on Saturday June 29 and Sunday June 30, 10am-4.30pm, admission free, all welcome.


Whitby Flower Club

Whitby Flower Club meets in the village hall at 2pm on Monday June 24. The demonstration by Jan Travis will be entitled This, That and a Bit of Tat.

Bowls 200 Club

Sleights Bowls 200 Club winners for June were: R Coulson £25, I Johnson £15, J Hallett £10.

Dominoes drive

Dominoes drive at the Salmon Leap Hotel at 8pm on Tuesday with proceeds for Sneaton YCA, all welcome.

Quiz nights

Quiz night at the Salmon Leap Hotel on Wednesday June 12 at 9pm, all welcome.

Quiz night at the Plough Inn on Tuesday June 11, all welcome.

Strawberry Day

The Methodist Women in Britain annual Strawberry Day is on Wednesday June 26 at Briggswath and Sleights Methodist Church from 10am to noon and 2-4pm. There will be a bring and buy stall, all welcome.

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.


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 June 20.

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.

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.

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.


Christ Church fete

The Christ Church annual fete is on Saturday July 20 in St Anne’s Hall at 2pm. There will be various stalls, tombola, cakes, pik-a-stik, bric-a-brac, books and nearly new clothes (not jumble). Donations would be much appreciated and can be left at 4 The Green or ring Joe on 840692. Raffle prizes for the grand draw also appreciated.