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Easingwold Town FC U11’s v Stamford Bridge U11’s


28th September, 2019.


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Nerves were high for the first home match of the 2019/20 season, the pitch was in perfect condition and the players slowly getting back into shape after the long summer break. Stamford Bridge arrived a little concerned as their squad had been somewhat diminished due to an outward bounds school trip, lots of water and the ensuing impact of colds and flu. The game kicked off at quite a pace with both teams forgetting the pitches are bigger than last year and they’d need to be running around for a full hour in the sunshine. Early goals were knocked in from Easingwold steadying the nerves and allowing some silky passes and crosses into the Stamford Bridge box. The Easingwold striking pair of Lochlain Kelly and Josh Pointon took their chances well and were soon racking up quite a collection of goals between them (both scoring hat-trick’s and Mr Kelly managed a fourth), before the manager rotated them back into defence for a rest....
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Outwood Academy School Equestrian Team – 'it’s time to trot on'


28th September, 2019.


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Start of a new term at Outwood Academy School saw the start of the new season for the Outwood Academy Equestrian Team. They had the first committee meeting the other week where Adults and Children meet to start the new group off and ideas for how to continue on the previous success of the team. New members were welcomed and ideas shared for the group to be involved in. The team is keen to organize events with and without their ponies. The first team training session was held last week at Sessay, it was a beautiful evening with 10 members attending with their ponies and two other members came along to watch, eagerly spectated by the ever supporting group of adults....
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ALLOTMENT SOCIAL


28th September, 2019.


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The gardeners at Breadlands Allotments had their BBQ last Saturday and the sun shone kindly. Children and grandparents joined us as we gathered together to share our salads and sausages. Trustees and family were warmly welcomed and surprised by the cameraderie and bonhomie displayed. Those new to their plots met experienced turners of the soil and found lots in common....
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Fundraising Fun


28th September, 2019.


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On Sunday 22nd of September, 13 girls from 1st Sutton on the Forest Brownies took charge of the refreshments tent at Sutton Park 10k race. Having been busy baking the day before, the girls were keen to sell their very tasty buns, cookies, cakes and scones to the runners and their spectators. The treats were a huge hit and the girls received lots of compliments....
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Keeping it in the Framily


20th September, 2019.


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Easingwold VX players enjoyed a high degree of success at the recent VX World Championships with Becca, Emma and Charlie Fram leading the way, and Becca becoming the sport’s second female World Champion! VX is a young locally-born sport that has rapidly spread internationally. The team (VX) World Cup is held every four years and the singles (V2) is held annually. After being hosted in Italy in 2017 and India in 2018 the World Championships came home to York and featured both the V2 and VX World Cups. All three are former Easi-RockIts players and joined the England programme before leaving Easi to join the all-conquering York VX Club. Becca was selected for the England Senior B team and Emma and Charlie were both selected for the Youth B team....
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Husthwaite and District Gardening Club - Still Blooming After Sixty Years


20th September, 2019.


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What a strange year we have had, weather-wise. A heatwave in Spring and another in early Summer, interspersed with Autumnal chills and a lot of rain. But somehow the gardens have flourished and the veg plots have produced. And as the garden has blossomed so have the activities of Husthwaite and District Gardening Club. Following a varied and interesting season of speakers over the Autumn and Winter months, in early Summer we held our annual plant sale and repeated that success with a second sale at Husthwaite Open Gardens. The plant sale is clearly gathering a reputation as eager gardeners were queuing outside the doors well before they were due to open. The hard work of the Club members to grow the plants and to set up and run the sale was rewarded not only by the funds raised but by the club being able to subsidize trips over the summer months to two lovely and very different gardens. The first was to Wallington Hall in Northumberland: a National Trust property....
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Bobby Buddies


20th September, 2019.


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EDCCA’s knit and natter group have been working hard to knit and present sixteen Bobby Buddies to the Officers at Easingwold Police Station. These Bobby Buddies allow North Yorkshire Police Officers to share a lovingly knitted bear to a child going through a distressing experience. As you can see from the photograph, the bear represents an officer in uniform complete with radio....
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U3A Monthly meeting September


20th September, 2019.


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Tony Martin spoke to us on Tuesday about the Yorkshire Wildlife Trust - in particular the North Cave Wetlands which he has managed for 9 years. This nature reserve was set up 20 years ago and is still growing and developing. Visitor numbers are also growing and now 35,000 per year visit the reserve to see the growing numbers of birds which visit or breed there. In the 1990s a large company - Humberside Aggregates – were reaching the end of their quarrying for sand and gravel on the North Cave site and permission was being sought for the deep quarries to become a landfill area. The local people fought this and won. The owner of Humberside Aggregates - Mick Juggins – approached a local landowner with the suggestion of the site becoming a nature reserve and so the new site came to life....
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Doggy Doos Salon held their annual charity fun dog show on Sunday, 8th September 2019


13th September, 2019.


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Morag Inglis, owner of Doggy Doos, said “Planning and preparations start in January for the dog show but it is impossible to be able to plan the weather for an outdoor event, however, I am pleased to say we were blessed with wall to wall sunshine again this year! I was very pleased with the turn out which raised a total of £321 and we had a lot of tail wagging fun with lovely doggies and their very well behaved humans. The dog show was followed by a picnic after everyone strutted their stuff. From Best Biscuit Catcher to Glorious Golden Oldie and everything in between, a fun dog show is a great way to raise funds for rescue dogs in need but this year I have donated a portion of the money to St Monica’s Hospital, a very special place and also a very worthy cause....
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Judges Report Easingwold in Bloom


13th September, 2019.


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This year I was given the task of judging gardens for the annual Easingwold in Bloom contest. Having walked round the entirety o f Easingwold, including all the new estates looking at gardens, my results are summarized below: The unusual weather being either very hot or cold and a wet and windy Summer has affected the growth of many blooms with many of them being stunted or just developing as the season draws to a close. This has resulted in many gardens not being at their peak this year....
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TOLLERTON TENNIS CLUB


13th September, 2019.


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A beautiful Sunday afternoon and a good number of members attended to play for the annual club trophies. The day was organized into singles, doubles and mixed doubles competitions. Each round was played very competively and a high standard of tennis was produced by all throughout the afternoon. The Ladies' Singles was won by Emily Johnson and the runner up was Janet Brown. The Men's Singles was won by Howard Thompson and the runner up was Toni Blackburn. The Ladies' Doubles was won by Sandra Jennings and Janet Brown and the runners-up were Trish Newton and Emily Johnson....
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CTED OUTDOORS!


13th September, 2019.


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We assembled in a sunny Priory garden at the Catholic Church last Sunday afternoon for the annual Churches Together in Easingwold and District (CTED) joint service. We were welcomed by Fr James Callaghan, who commented on the value of such services for ecumenism and introduced a very special guest: the well-known author and theologian Fr Henry Wansbrough from Ampleforth. After some lusty singing of the hymn: “All People that on Earth do Dwell” and a prayer led by Fr James, a member of the Easingwold Community Church read from the Book of Chronicles. Kathryn Lynam from the Catholic Church led the Responsory Psalm 33 and Rev. Margaret Young, vicar of Easingwold, read from Luke’s Gospel. In his Homily, Fr Henry started from the thought: “The blood of martyrs is the seed of the church”. In the past, different traditions bloodily persecuted each other, but through the courage of those martyrs we are brought closer together....
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Alne Tennis Club Singles and Jubilee Cup Competitions


6th September, 2019.


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Hot and fine weather attended the annual Bank Holiday competitions held by Alne Tennis Club. The Singles were organized in the form of Round-Robins followed by a play-off between the top two individuals. Steve Broughton headed the gentlemen’s Round-Robin with Tom Plowman second, ousting Rob Proudley into third by a single game. But Tom’s youth (“half my age” as Steve complained) told in the heat off the play-off, Tom winning the single set 6-1. The Ladies’ Singles event was equally tight. Janet Brown came top in the Round-Robin with Suzi Scott-Rix easing out Caroline Loseby, again by a single game. The final went to a tie-break with Suzi just coming through 7-5....
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EASINGWOLD HAXBY ROBINSON BOWLING CLUB


6th September, 2019.


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Towards the conclusion of each season, Ryedale & District Vet’s Bowls League sponsor an inter-club knock-out triples competition titled: ‘The Fred Dews Triples’. This attracts entries from most of the sixteen clubs eligible; sometimes several triples enter from a club. Needless to say, the winning of this competition is regarded as of prestigious credit to the winning club’s reputation. Each game is decided over 18 ends and in the event of a tie, an extra end is required. This season Easingwold entered a triple consisting of: Les Fussey (skip), David Brown & Graham Lythe; a formidable team in their own right; and they won their way to the semi-final, playing against Malton, who are reputed skilled bowlers and were the 2018 winners. In that semi-final Easingwold won by 17 shots to 14, thus advancing to the final. The final took place at the neutral green of Stillington on Thursday 29th August and was against our old adversaries: Wigginton Bowls Club, their triple consisting of Bruce Dobson (skip) John Freeman and David Crane....
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Millfield parkrun Event number 11


6th September, 2019.


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We received this nice report from David Lingwood who visited Easingwold last Saturday to take part in Millfield parkrun. A respectable 137 parkrunners, bright eyed and bushy tailed, flocked to Millfield, on Saturday morning, to get their park run fix for the week. As runners gathered for the usual pre-event briefing, temperatures seemed a little cooler than one would expect for this time of year. With no runners celebrating prominent milestones, attention turned to any first time parkrunners. One raised his hand tentatively and got the traditional round of applause. He was so taken aback he responded by bowing several times! A great reminder of how friendly and supportive the parkrun community is. And with that, we were off. As a first time visitor to Millfield, it was exciting to see how the course would unfold. What followed was a great journey along grass, watching those sharp bends, some tarmac, gravel paths, woodland and a satisfying straight length alongside a lovely wetland section. Approaching the second lap, the sunshine pierced the clouds and the temperature rose. Notwithstanding a few manageable windy periods, it was a glorious time to run. Finishing at the end and looking on, it was good to see an impressive number of sprint finishes, the competitors no doubt spurred on by the fantastic encouragement of the volunteer team at the finish....
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How many moths live in a churchyard ?


6th September, 2019.


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Well, we didn’t know until two enthusiasts, Michele Beverley and Lindsey Bowes came along with their moth trapping kit. The churchyard at St Mary’s, Marton-on- the Forest has become a lovely flowery meadow over the last few years, as Sarah Sigsworth has managed its development. We have seen a lot of butterflies this summer. But what would the night life be like? Recently on a calm, clear summer evening I had the pleasure of watching moths fluttering around as they were drawn to the lights of the monitoring traps such as this. Once attracted to the UV light they sought a dark place to rest, like the underside of the egg box....
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