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Boot Shop and Community Festive Carol Service

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29th December, 2018.


Last Wednesday morning 19th December St. John the Baptist and All Saints Church, Easingwold was treated to the annual United Response Boot Shop and Community Carol Service with a packed congregation enjoying traditional Christmas carol singing, nativity stories, drama and poetry. The Boot Shop members sang and enacted short stories with their usual happy enthusiasm. The service started with the church choir processing in, being led by Cameron Long carrying the cross whilst everyone sang the carol ‘Once in Royal David’s City’.....
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Tollerton Bridge Group Christmas Party

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29th December, 2018.


Once again we held our Christmas Party at Easingwold Golf Club. 41 members attended. We were intriguingly entertained as we arrived by Rory and his clever card tricks. After a session of Party Bridge, we enjoyed a buffet supper produced by Rhoda and her team....
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WALKING FOOTBALLERS ‘WANDER’ INTO NEW PARTNERSHIP WITH DACRES

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29th December, 2018.


A talented team of walking footballers are sporting a new kit thanks to a sponsorship agreement with estate agency firm Dacre, Son & Hartley. The Easingwold Wanderers formed three years ago and have over 20 players aged between 50 and 76 years old, who play regular matches and compete in tournament games ....
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COMMUNITY SINGERS RAISE THE ROOF OF THE GALTRES CENTRE

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29th December, 2018.


On Saturday 8th December, around 100 singers aged from 5 to 94 sang their hearts out to a crowd of 150 at Easingwold Galtres Centre, and a wonderfully festive time was had by all. The evening was produced by local singer and singing leader Jessa Liversidge, who relished the challenge of getting all her groups together in one event. “I was so proud of the way everyone worked together to create such a special evening,“ an exhausted but exhilarated Jessa proclaimed at the end of the night ....
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From Canapés to Catwalk

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21st December, 2018.


Byland with Wass WI have been busy raising money for the Yorkshire Air Ambulance by organizing a travel event followed by a fashion show. £1,700 was raised from the two events, which the regional fundraising manager, Bob Smailes tells us will keep two aircraft running for one day or about 6 rescues. As the Air Ambulance has been called out to emergencies in Wass a few times the WI is more than happy to support it. ....
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Christmas Celebrations at Huby CE Primary School

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21st December, 2018.


The children have been busy getting into the festive spirit by putting on four Christmas productions for parents and carers. Children in EYFS and KS1 performed a ‘Noisy Nativity, which was very noisy and full of song and dance! Children in KS2 performed ‘Out of this World’. A story based on astronauts being stuck in outer space and desperate to get back home in time of Christmas. I’m pleased to say they did get home in time for Christmas, with the help of some very helpful robots and rather colourful aliens....
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Alne Hall Gets Ready To Celebrate Christmas

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21st December, 2018.


It's a busy time at Alne Hall. Residents have enjoyed Christmas shopping which is nearly finished and the decorations are in place. Visits have included shopping at McArthur Glen....
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NATIVITY IN EASINGWOLD!?

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21st December, 2018.


Visitors to Easingwold Market Place last Saturday were startled to find themselves in the presence of characters from the Nativity story! There were Angels, Kings, a Roman soldier (!) and Mary and Joseph with Baby Jesus (outside the inn, of course!), and even some real donkeys in the stable! In an event arranged by Churches Together in Easingwold and District (CTED), they were illustrating our receipt of the greatest Christmas present of all – that of God’s Son...
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Crayke School Supports Christmas Toy Appeal

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14th December, 2018.


For the third year running, Crayke Church of England Primary School is delighted to support the Minster FM Toy Appeal. During a special assembly the children heard that, while most of us look forward to Christmas, there are some children for whom it is just another day. Every year there are families who through no fault of their own dread the thought of the festive season; people who can’t afford to treat their loved ones and won’t be sharing in the Christmas cheer...
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Secret Santa

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14th December, 2018.


Christmas came early for the children at Easingwold Primary School. Every child in school went Christmas shopping in the school hall, on Friday, in a Secret Santa event run by the PTA. Excited children were thrilled to be able to browse a vast array of donated gifts. Volunteers asked the children who they wanted to buy for and helped select gifts for mums, dads, siblings, grandparents, family and friends...
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Festive Food and Drink Fayre Easingwold 9th December 2018

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14th December, 2018.


The Christmas festivities in Easingwold just keep on going. We were blessed with a glorious winter's day in December which was perfect for our first ever Festive Food and Drink Fayre. The atmosphere of Easingwold was wonderful on Sunday with the food and drink Fayre being held on the cobbles around the market Buttercross , there was definitely a Dickensian feel to the whole event...
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Oh Yes They Did!

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14th December, 2018.


On Saturday, the girls from 1st Sutton on the Forest Brownies went to watch the “Sleeping Beauty” Pantomime, at the Joseph Rowntree Theatre in York. This was a particularly special pantomime to the girls, as their fellow brownie member, Darcey, was performing in the show. The Brownies had a fantastic evening singing, dancing and watching their friend. A big “Well Done” to Darcey for her brilliant performance, the star of the show in our eyes...
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Easingwold Christmas Market 2018

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7th December, 2018.


What a fantastic day Saturday the 1st of December was for our Christmas market! The rain didn't dampen the Christmas spirit that was happening at the Galtres Centre in Easingwold. People braved the down pour to support over 30 stalls, the market was bigger this year than ever, we had a plethora of wonderful stalls whose stallholders put on a superb display...
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Easingwold Christmas Light Switch On

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7th December, 2018.


Last Wednesday 28th November a good number of hardy souls gathered for the Christmas Light Switch On in Easingwold Market Place (photo by YO1 Radio)...
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The “Big Build” Starts at Easingwold Cricket Club

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7th December, 2018.


The “Big Build” has started at Easingwold Cricket Club during these dark days of winter. Over the last 3 winters the Club will have invested £150k in developing the Club facilities. 2 winters ago, the Club created a disabled, wheelchair friendly ramp access into the pavilion + undertook a massive re-draining project across the cricket field and which has enabled the Club to avoid serious winter flooding and allowed early season field & pitch preparation to proceed unhindered. Last winter hospitality facilities were improved together with the development of the “A K Scott” bar. Improved roof insulation and central heating were also installed...
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IT’S ADVENT!

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7th December, 2018.


Last Sunday was the first in Advent, the beginning of the season when we look forward to the coming of Christ. We prepare for the celebration of His birth in Bethlehem, but we also prepare for His Second Coming as we remember His promise to return at the end of this present age...
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