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Easingwold Young Farmers Tractor Run 2019


25th May, 2019.


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On Sunday 12th May Easingwold Young Farmers held their annual charity tractor run, which saw a turnout of 42 tractors leave Flawith on this sunny morning for a 50 mile tour around North Yorkshire. We had a great array of tractors varying through different makes, models and ages. The aim of the tractor run was to raise funds for Easingwold Young Farmers Club and Freddie's Fight.5....
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EASINGWOLD GOLF
CLUB – LADIES SECTION


25th May, 2019.


The ladies playing season is picking up pace now with competitions for trophies being played, draws done for knockout competitions and the team matches have also started: so the ladies certainly get plenty of exerise to keep them healthy. At the end of April they played in an external competition called the County Fours, which is organized for the whole of Yorkshire and so many from each club qualify to go through to the next round and if successful onto the final in August at Ilkley Golf Club. Definitely something to aim for....
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Governors discuss national school funding crisis with local MP

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25th May, 2019.


Ahead of the government's comprehensive spending review later this year, and as part of the National Governance Association's 'Funding the Future' campaign, governors from Alne Primary School met with Thirsk and Malton MP, Kevin Hollinrake, to discuss the issue of school funding and the challenges local schools are facing. Analysis by the Institute for Fiscal Studies reveals that spending per pupil has fallen by 8% in real terms over the last decade with North Yorkshire being one of the lowest funded local authorities....
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Former Easingwold student releases #1 bestselling debut novel


25th May, 2019.


New crime author inspired by high school production of Macbeth. Former Easingwold School student, Samantha Goodwin, nee Finnerty, recently released her debut novel, Murder at Macbeth, on 17th May 2019. The crime mystery story was longlisted for the international Flash 500 Novel Award and centres around a talented, young actress who unwittingly stabs herself live onstage after a prop knife is tampered with. Described as “suspenseful, unputdownable and utterly thrilling”, Murder at Macbeth has already garnered rave five-star reviews from book bloggers and authors worldwide. It reached the #1 spot on two Amazon UK bestseller lists and briefly outranked Anthony Horowitz on the release day....
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EASINGWOLD & DISTRICT COMMUNITY DAY

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18th May, 2019.


A Great Day Out! Easingwold & District Community Day took place on Saturday 11th May and it was a great celebration of beautiful Easingwold and its welcoming residents. The aim of the day was to bring everyone together and to share what Easingwold and the community offers. We certainly achieved that! There was something for everyone with superb activities for kids and stalls in the Galtres Centre grounds, beautiful Classic Cars in the town centre, an Open Day at the Bowls Club – in total over 80 organizations providing information, support and demonstrations throughout the day....
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Easingwold Town End of Season Tournament

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18th May, 2019.


On Sunday Easingwold Town A.F.C. held their annual end of season club tournament and fun day for all our junior players from U5-U16. As usual the format comprised 5 groups of mini-leagues with evenly balanced mixed aged and ability teams. Most teams were managed by a parent rather than their usual coach plus a number of parents who volunteered to ref. With medals for the winners and runners up in each group the sun shone and nearly 200 boys and girls at our Club enjoyed their football cheered on by a large contingent of parents and supporters....
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Redevelopment of the Easingwold Outdoor Centre (The Dawney)….Breaking Ground!

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18th May, 2019.


1st Easingwold Scout Group were pleased to welcome representatives from Polypipe.com to The Dawney last week. Polypipe are supporting the project to rebuild a new scouting and community facility on Dawney Lane by generously donating all the piping necessary for the new water supply and for the new build. This marks a significant milestone for the project which has been well supported by Town, District and County Councils and by several funding bodies who recognize the value to the whole community of this unique resource....
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Nationwide and EDCCA

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18th May, 2019.


EDCCA have been the chosen charity in the Nationwide Building Society in Easingwold between January and April this year. During this time they ran two quizzes for us, sold over a hundred chicks and wrist warmers knitted by Volunteers, Trustees and our Knit and Natter Group, sold cakes made by EDCCA Trustees, staff and volunteers, raffled a hamper and latterly original works of art donated by talented local artists....
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RAOTW Cheque Presentation

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10th May, 2019.


On Sunday 5th May the organizers of Rockin' All Over The Wold paid a visit to the Beadlam Tractor Run at Wombleton Airfield near Helmsley, to meet with the crew of the Yorkshire Air Ambulance and to present them with a cheque for £1,000 The donation was made from the profits of last year's RAOTW event which saw a huge turnout in scorching summer conditions. Also present was Owen Bower, landlord of The Commercial Inn, Easingwold, who was the event's main sponsor last year....
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The Best of Times

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10th May, 2019.


The Lions Best of Times show which was held on Saturday night at the Galtres Centre. We had a great audience and despite two of the cast having bad colds with sore throats and another having been injured quite badly by a horse the day before, the show went on. There were songs from the times of the blitz with the stage set to look like the London Underground....
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Easingwold Town AFC - Vandalism

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10th May, 2019.


Easingwold Town Football Club boasts one of the best football playing facilities in the Yorkshire and North East area. The investment of many years of hard work by volunteers has enabled girls and boys from the age of 5 through to adults to develop not just their footballing skills, but also realize the benefits of regular exercise, team sport and friendships they take into adulthood. I have been a coach/manager for over 13 years at the club and now assist with the maintenance of the grounds and pitches....
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Easingwold Library

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10th May, 2019.


We were celebrating at the library last week as one of our younger members collected a Bookstart Bear Club certificate to mark her 60th library visit! This young lady is one of our most regular customers - she comes to the library every week with her Grandma to choose books to enjoy reading at home, as well as to play with the puzzles we have in the children’s section. It has been lovely to see her grow in confidence chatting to staff and volunteers ready for the new challenge of starting school in September, where we wish her every success. Congratulations....
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Scouts Parade on St George's Day

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3rd May, 2019.


On the afternoon of Sunday 28th April 2019 the Easingwold District Scouts paraded in celebration of St George’s day. Whilst St George is patron Saint of England he was also adopted as the patron Saint of Scouting by its founder Robert Baden-Powell who felt that the Saint George legend set a good example of faith, courage and perseverance for future generations. The Scouts paraded from Market Place, Easingwold to St John the Baptist and All Saints Church to the sound of marching music played through loud speakers which were mounted on a leading vehicle and traffic was controlled with kind assistance of Ringway traffic management as part of their commitment to community programme....
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Cup Win for Easingwold Town U11s

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3rd May, 2019.


On Sunday 28 April, Easingwold Town U11 Hawks won their cup final 10-0 to end the season on a high at the York Mitchell League Finals Day held at Poppleton. The trophy event began in January with Easingwold Town U11 Hawks placed in a group with Bishopthorpe, Copmanthorpe, Hambleton, York Cubs, and two teams from Carr Vikings. Easingwold won all six games in the group stage with an aggregate score of 62-3 (not a typo!) and so qualified to play in the final against Carr Vikings Blue. After a difficult first 15 minutes, Easingwold finally took the lead with a goal from Max Ingram who finished neatly after a defence-splitting pass by Gabriel Syms. Max Ingram scored again shortly before half-time, this time Peter Herman providing the perfect through ball. It was 2-0 at half time with Easingwold facing a tougher task than anticipated....
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EASINGWOLD FREEMASONS SUPPORT ST LEONARD’S HOSPICE

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3rd May, 2019.


When Easingwold resident, schoolteacher and artist Richard Gray was elected Worshipful Master of the Forest of Galtres Masonic Lodge, one of his pleasant tasks was to direct the Lodge’s support for local charities. In recent years these have included the EDCCA, the air cadets and the Easingwold Friends of Chernobyl Children. Richard has a strong admiration for the hospice movement, so he chose St Leonard’s Hospice as his primary charity. His charity steward, Derek Godden, found that the hospice needed to renew their ten-year-old in-patient mattresses and had chosen the OSKA Lateral Tilt Mattress as a suitable replacement....
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Superb Graffiti in Stillington Village Hall

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3rd May, 2019.


The visit by Graffiti Classics to Stillington village hall last Sunday evening had been long anticipated. Many people came from outside the village and every seat was taken. Graffiti classics is a string quartet of classically trained graduates who met in Covent Garden. They decided that classical music whilst still being performed at the highest professional level should also be made fun and inclusive for everyone through interaction and comedy. They created a unique and world class virtuosic comedy show. Since then they have performed literally all over the world from Vietnam to USA and in most countries in Europe....
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