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Easingwold Memorial Play Park Opens
after Renovation ...


Saturday 13th April, 2024





The play park finally reopened just before Easter much to the delight of the local children who have been enjoying all the new play equipment...

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EASTER ART EXHIBITION
in SHERIFF HUTTON ...


Saturday 13th April, 2024





What a turnout! The place to be was the Sheriff Hutton Art Group’s annual exhibition of original artwork where over 250 visitors...

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EASINGWOLD AND DISTRICT FLOWER CLUB ...


Saturday 13th April, 2024





Ann Simpson from New Earswick Flower Club came to Easingwold on Thursday, March 28th to give us a superb demonstration celebrating the subtle changes in the styles of Flower Arranging throughout the decades...

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Celebrating Easter in Easingwold on Good Friday ...


Saturday 6th April, 2024





The Churches together service at 11am on Good Friday in the Market Place certainly added to the already bustling usual Friday Market day...

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Odin Dawson - National BJJ Champion ...


Saturday 6th April, 2024





Local Crayke 12-year old Odin Dawson competed in the Elite Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ) National Junior Championships on the weekend of 23-24 March, held in Wolverhampton...

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Palm Sunday Walk ...


Saturday 6th April, 2024





The now almost traditional Palm Sunday walk by members of St Michael’s Church in Tollerton, took place once again - this year in the countryside around Aldwark...

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Easingwold volunteers raise £1,500 for cancer research with brass band concert ...


Saturday 6th April, 2024





A group of volunteers in Easingwold have raised more than £1,500 to help fund world-leading cancer research by organizing a ‘Beat the January Blues’ evening...

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Second Autumn Room at St Monica’s Hospital ...


Saturday 30th March, 2024





Following the opening of the first Autumn Suite at St Monica’s Hospital in Easingwold in February 2024, the second has now been refurbished...

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LOCAL COMMUNITY CHOIRS JOIN FORCES - ‘THE SINGERS OF SONGS’ ...


Saturday 30th March, 2024





Easingwold Galtres Centre was packed with singers and supporters on Friday night, enjoying a celebration of all things singing...

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Easingwold Golf Club Welcomes New Season with Captains’ Drive-In Day ...


Saturday 30th March, 2024





On Saturday 23rd March, Easingwold Golf Club celebrated the beginning of the 2024/25 season with its annual Captains’ Drive-In Day, an event that introduced the club’s new leaders...

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Easingwold WI March ...


Saturday 30th March, 2024





The meeting was started with several tempting offers from this month’s newsletter, including lunches, rambles, a treasure hunt, quiz and another Gliding Taster Session...

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Local Beaver Groups Meet Up ...


Saturday 23rd March, 2024





40 Beavers and lots of adults, from Easingwold and Kyle Valley, went to explore around Millfield Woods...

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Stillington and Farlington WI ...


Saturday 23rd March, 2024





On Wednesday 13th March, Stillington and Farlington WI welcomed Gelda Churton to talk to us about flowers, how to get the best out of cut flowers...

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BROADACRES’ CUSTOMER SAYS HIS HEATING WORRIES ARE OVER ...


Saturday 23rd March, 2024





A man who said he had to “ration” his heating in order to keep his family warm has spoken of his relief at having renewable energy technologies fitted in his housing association home...

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Easingwold Hawks ...


Saturday 23rd March, 2024





Easingwold Hawks U12s beat Stamford Bridge U12s 7-5 on Sunday morning to keep their promotion hopes very much alive...

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Exhibition of Mindful Photography ...


Saturday 9th March, 2024





Mindful Photography UK are a community interest company based in Easingwold. Last summer they were awarded a grant from Tees Esk Valley and Wear NHS Foundation Trust...

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Crayke Church of England Primary School ...


Saturday 9th March, 2024





World Book Day

We have had a wonderful music themed World Book Day this year, with different activities...

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EASINGWOLD AND DISTRICT FLOWER CLUB...


Saturday 9th March, 2024





A very successful practice meeting was held on 29th February at the Flower Club in the Galtres Centre...

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Historic Claypenny...


Saturday 9th March, 2024





Has anyone else noticed how old the letterbox is on the Claypenny Estate...

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Easingwold Primary School Bewerley Park Adventure...


Saturday 9th March, 2024





Before half term, Year 6 had a wonderful week away on residential at Bewerley Park Outdoor Centre...

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Opening of the Autumn Suite at St Monica’s Hospital...


Saturday 9th March, 2024





A newly refurbished Autumn Project Palliative Care suite has been opened at St Monica’s Hospital in Easingwold...

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Parkrun C25k last Saturday...


Saturday 9th March, 2024





Millfield parkrun was pleased to host the culmination of the Easingwold Couch to 5km training course which began back on 6th January...

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Easingwold Community Primary School Year 5/6 trip to Howsham Mill...


Saturday 9th March, 2024





On Thursday 29th February, our class visited Howsham Mill near Malton. The aim was to conduct Geography fieldwork as part of our Rivers topic...

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Local farmer lands prestigious award at NFU Conference...


Saturday 2nd March, 2024





A local young female farmer has won a coveted award at the NFU Conference for her dedication to the county and food production...

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Easingwold Hawks U12s...


Saturday 2nd March, 2024





A tough semi-final match away on Sunday 25th February saw the Hawks get knocked out of the FA Cup competition by top of Division One team Hamilton Panthers Green...

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Commercial Relaunch Party...


Saturday 2nd March, 2024





The Commercial Inn in Market Place, Easingwold held it's relaunch party on Saturday 24th February with local band Skint playing to an ever increasing crowd...

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Rhymes & Tales – Easingwold Community Library...


Saturday 2nd March, 2024





A packed library was treated to an evening of rhymes and tales.

Three of the poets had travelled far from Leeds and Bradford and were interested in what to expect from an Easingwold audience...

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Shaun the Sheep Experience...


Saturday 24th February, 2024





On Saturday 10th February the Galtres Centre ran a screening of “Shaun the Sheep” for more than 60 people...

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Consultation on school after pupil numbers drop to new low...


Saturday 24th February, 2024





A rural village primary school locally could close due to dwindling pupil numbers. For the last 15 years, St Hilda’s Church of England Primary School in Ampleforth...

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Easingwold WI February Report...


Saturday 24th February, 2024





The meeting was opened with items from the newsletter including the Spring Council Meeting in April, with Rev Kate Bottley and Nicola Mills, an opera singer, as speakers...

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Ogden Trust Science Fair...


Saturday 24th February, 2024





Children from Year 1 to Year 6 at Outwood Primary Academy Alne have been taking part in a science investigation promoting physics in conjunction with the Ogden Trust...

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Easingwold Primary School News...


Saturday 17th February, 2024





Much appreciation to Rockin' All Over the Wold from Easingwold Community Primary School...

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EASINGWOLD AND DISTRICT FLOWER CLUB...


Saturday 17th February, 2024





The first meeting in January 2024 took the form of an In-house Flower Demonstration...

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Claypenny wildlife...


Saturday 17th February, 2024





Spotted on the path down through the Millfield on Sunday (11th February)...

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York Van Centre takes home two awards...


Saturday 17th February, 2024





12th February 2024 – York Van Centre (YVC) located at Shipton by Beningbrough, has been awarded Regional Dealer of the Year and Regional Sales Dealer of the Year at the Isuzu UK Dealer Awards...

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Volunteers Safeguard the Future of Their Village Shop at Huby...


Saturday 10th February, 2024





On 2nd February visionary volunteers from Huby celebrated the opening of their new, accessible community shop...

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Lottie is Moving On...


Saturday 10th February, 2024





Last Sunday was a happy/sad day for many. Lottie Cranfield was saying “Goodbye” to her many friends at the Parish Church in Easingwold and St Mary’s in Raskelf...

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Parkrun report for Saturday 3rd Feb...


Saturday 10th February, 2024





Millfield parkrun welcomed February last Saturday by joining in with other parkruns nationally and raising funds for Macmillan Cancer care...

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Railings in Easingwold Market Place are getting replaced...


Saturday 10th February, 2024





In January a vehicle went through the wooden railings in Easingwold Market Place making quite a mess...

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Walking Cricket...


Saturday 3rd February, 2024





A first for Easingwold & District u3a - a Game of Walking Cricket...

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Easingwold Pool League Presentations...


Saturday 3rd February, 2024





Pool presentation took place on the 24th January 2024 at Stillington Sports and Social Club...

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Easingwold Hawks 13-0 win...


Saturday 3rd February, 2024





Easingwold Hawks U12s thrashed Fulford 13-0 on Sunday at home...

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Pledging my commitment to Holocaust Memorial Day...


Saturday 3rd February, 2024





This week I signed the Holocaust Educational Trust’s Book of Commitment, in doing so pledging my commitment to Holocaust Memorial Day...

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Millfield parkrun 25,000th finisher...


Saturday 27th January, 2024





A slightly warmer Millfield at 4 degC for our 171st edition with a few spots still frozen on the course...

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Easingwold WI January Report...


Saturday 27th January, 2024





There was a great turnout on a very frosty evening for our first meeting of 2024...

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Crayke Church of England Primary School News - Class News - Oak...


Saturday 27th January, 2024





Oak Class - Senior Citizens’ Lunch - We thoroughly enjoyed attending the lunch, all the children represented Crayke School and their families wonderfully...

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Music Mark School for the Third Year ...


Saturday 27th January, 2024





Outwood Primary Academy Alne are celebrating recognition as a Music Mark School for the third consecutive year...

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Alne WI Kick Off 2024 ...


Saturday 20th January, 2024





Joan (President) started the meeting by wishing everyone Happy New Year....

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Brandsby WI ...


Saturday 20th January, 2024





At our first meeting of 2024, we welcomed Alison Easson who gave a very funny and interesting talk which was entitled ‘Guess Who’s Coming for Lunch.’ Alison used to work at Bishopthorpe Palace and was there in 2005 during the time that Royal Ascot was hosted at York Racecourse....

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Cozie Xmas gathering ...


Saturday 20th January, 2024





Youngsters and staff from Cozie youth club held their second annual Christmas dinner for senior citizens in Easingwold before Christmas....

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Millfield Parkrun turns Red ...


Saturday 20th January, 2024





Millfield parkrun on Saturday 13th January joined many UK parkruns in supporting the Comic Relief Winter Appeal....

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Easingwold Running Club ...


Saturday 13th January, 2024





My ERC Season 2023 – Stephan Tomaszewski.

As a person who has made North Yorkshire my home for many years, I joined Easingwold Running Club 2 years ago....

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Easingwold Hawks ...


Saturday 13th January, 2024





Boys, Sunday 7 January 2024, kick-off 11am.

Easingwold Hawks U12s hosted York City Boys in the North Riding County Cup on Sunday morning, in a hugely entertaining game....

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Easingwold Old Boy Knighted ...


Saturday 13th January, 2024





Stephen Hester originally from Crayke and former Head Boy at Easingwold School (1977) has been knighted in the New Year's honours for services to business and the economy....

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Jazz charity album for World Child Cancer in memory of Sheriff Hutton resident ...


Saturday 13th January, 2024





Guitarist Billy Marrows to release debut album Penelope at the end of January, all proceeds going to World Child Cancer....

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Christmas and New Year at Millfield Parkrun ...


Saturday 6th January, 2024





Back in October the organizing team at Millfield parkrun took the decision along with many other parkruns in the UK to add extra events on Christmas Day and New Years Day....

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Little Seeds ...


Saturday 6th January, 2024





Little Seeds is a Primary School age group (Easingwold area) that meets weekly, on a Thursday during term time, for a story from the Bible....

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Coveted National Honour for North Yorkshire Leader ...


Saturday 6th January, 2024





The leader of one of England’s largest councils is to receive an OBE in the New Year Honours List in recognition of his dedication to providing strong and effective local government for North Yorkshire....

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The Boot Shop leads a Carol Service ...


Saturday 30th December, 2023





Shortly before Christmas many attended the Carol Service of the season in the Parish Church....

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Crayke C of E Primary School News ...


Saturday 30th December, 2023





Crayke Village Decorations

Apple Class started their Christmas card and gift delivery to our friends in the village....

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Carols in Easingwold Marketplace ...


Saturday 23rd December, 2023





Easingwold District Lions held their now traditional annual Carol Concert in the Market square on Saturday 16th...

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Easingwold Hawks U12s v York RI U12s - York FA Cup Quarter Final ...


Saturday 23rd December, 2023





A bright morning at the Acorn Rugby Club saw the young Hawks having to wait for their quarter final to begin, following a 45 minute delayed kick-off...

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Stillington Christmas Pageant...


Saturday 23rd December, 2023





The community in Stillington got together last Friday evening to celebrate with a Christmas Pageant...

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Easingwold in Lights 2023...


Saturday 23rd December, 2023





The judging of the 2023 Easingwold Town residential Christmas lights competition took place early evening of 12th December...

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Scouts Christmas Appeal Success...


Saturday 16th December, 2023





Scouts, Cub Scouts and Beaver Scouts from across Galtres (formerly Easingwold) District Scouts decided on Kitchen For Everyone York as the focus of our Christmas appeal this year following group discussions about local issues...

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The Galtres 40 years on 1983-2023 - A time to celebrate...


Saturday 16th December, 2023





It is just after 6:00 am. on a clear frosty Friday, December morning, and already the lights are on at the Galtres Centre, with the cleaning team of Christine, Shelly and Sue hoovering and polishing away for the coming days’ visitors...

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Easingwold District Lions bring Santa to Easingwold & Villages!...


Saturday 16th December, 2023





Easingwold District Lions have started their annual tour of our Town & Villages with Santa. Poor Santa – there are more and more homes in our area to go and see – and there is hardly enough time...

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Easingwold WI December...


Saturday 16th December, 2023





Much appreciation to all the stalwart members that turned out for our December meeting on such a miserable evening...

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Easingwold Christmas Bonanza...


Saturday 9th December, 2023





What an incredibly festive evening in Easingwold on Thursday 30th November. Despite a chilly night, the turn out in Easingwold Market Place for the Christmas Bonanza was amazing...

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New Banking Service in Easingwold...


Saturday 9th December, 2023





Barclays launched on Friday its Barclays Local site at the Galtres Centre, Easingwold...

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First Snow of the Winter...


Saturday 9th December, 2023





The snow arrived last Thursday 30th November only a smattering in Easingwold but quite a bit more in the hills and quite alot at Sutton Bank...

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Yorkshire launch of Jordan’s Retreat at Grantley Hall...


Saturday 9th December, 2023





The event was a HUGE success with special guest Matt Goss & cast from Emmerdale - host Jo Pitchard - sponsored by Emsley Mavor estate agents Easingwold.

This follows on from our successful London launch earlier this month...

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Easingwold Hawks Through To The Next Round Of The Cup...


Saturday 2nd December, 2023





Easingwold Hawks v Huntington U12s

York and District FA Cup 2nd round

Sunday 26th November, 2023

A frosty morning with heavy ground at the Hopgrove Playing Fields, saw the Hawks take on Huntington in the second round of the York FA Cup, in what proved to be a very physical game...

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Imelda’s Lap for Children in Need...


Saturday 2nd December, 2023





I did it!

It was a beautiful, sunny, Autumn day on Friday 17th November. Perfect for tackling my one lap at Millfield Park to raise funds for Children in Need...

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Easingwold Camera Club...


Saturday 2nd December, 2023





Our visiting speaker this week was Christine Shepherd from York.

This time last year she spent two weeks photographing landscapes and architecture travelling through the Isles of Lewis and Harris in Scotland...

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EDCCA Easingwold Men’s shed...


Saturday 2nd December, 2023





The first meeting in the Men’s shed on Monday 11th November, got off to a good start with a short presentation explaining some of the benefits and opportunities of Men’s sheds, followed by some specific details about the Easingwold shed...

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