Slingsby Apple Feast

Saturday 28th September , 2pm-4pm, the Slingsby Village Hall


Apple cream teas, cakes and pies. Entry £3 to include cream tea. Raffle. Contributions of cakes, apple-related produce and raffle prizes welcome from 1pm on the day, please.

Proceeds in aid of All Saints’ Church.

Slingsby Local History – war memorials talk

Tuesday 17th September 7.30pm, Slingsby Village Hall 

Slingsby Local History Group will resume its Autumn schedule focusing on wartime Slingsby, with a talk by Peter Braithwaite and Martin White on recording war memorials and the Slingsby war memorial boards.

Entry £2 members, £3 non-members.

LHG memorials talk

Produce Show 40th Anniversary


Slingsby Village Hall, Saturday 14th September 2013, 2pm

It’s the 40th anniversary of Slingsby’s annual Produce Show this year, so there are some special classes to celebrate (decorated cake, biscuit and card), along with the usual fruit, vegetable and home baking classes.

Entry forms (from Trudy or the Farm Shop) and entries must be in Trudy’s hands no later than 8pm on Thursday 12 September.

Judging in the morning, open to the public from 2pm, with prize giving at 3pm.

Full info below. Queries to Trudy Carr on 01653 628302



Craft and Produce Market, Castle Howard

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Tuesday 10 September & Tuesday 8 October, Castle Howard

Stable Courtyard Craft & Produce Market – 10am – 4pm

Over 25 stalls selling delicious food and beautiful crafts in the stunning surroundings of Castle Howard Stable Courtyard.

Free admission.

Parish Council meeting 9 September

 A regular meeting of the Parish Council will take place on Monday 9 September in Slingsby Village Hall. Read on for the full agenda…


to be held in the Village Hall on Monday 9th September 2013 at 7pm.


Members of the public may speak to and ask questions of the Council before the meeting.

1. Comments from members of the public. To take comments from the public.

2. Apologies. To receive apologies for absence.

3. Code of Conduct. 

To receive declarations as required by the new Code of Conduct.

4. Minutes.

To agree and sign the minutes of the Parish Council meeting held on Monday July 8th and Planning meeting held on July 31st 2013.

5. Exchange of information and items for the next agenda.

Questions from councillors and officers ( for information only).

6. Correspondence.

To accept the resignation of C Crouch as a Parish Councillor.

7. Planning.

i)To consider and make comments on the following planning application.

Application No: 13/00943/LBC

Proposal: Internal and external alterations to include replacement of chimney stack with reclaimed bricks, removal of mezzanine floor to “study room”, removal of internal partition wall, removal of existing fireplace and construction of chimney breast and replacement fireplace.

Location: Grange House, Railway Street, Slingsby Malton YO62 4AL

Applicant: Mr S Massey

ii) Results.

a) 13/00575/73A Apple Garth, Green Dyke Lane, Slingsby. Granted.

b) 13/00677/LBC Orchard Cottage, Railway Street, Slingsby. Granted.

c) 13/00770/HOUSE 17, Sycamore Close, Slingsby. Granted.

8. Reports.

For information only.

I) Chairman’s report.

ii) Clerks report

9. Yorkshire Local Council Association Annual Conference.

10. Street lighting.

To discuss the inspection of the streetlights and agree which will be replaced and which what design.

11. Winter Maintenance.

To agree the Winter Maintenance policy for the 2013 /14 winter.

12.Clerk’s employment.

13. Finance.

i) To receive the bank reconciliation as per bank accounts.

ii) To receive the budget update.

iii) To agree payments and sign cheques.


Car Boot Sale: Sunday 8th September


 The final Slingsby car boot sale for this year will be taking place next Sunday (September 8th) on the sports field, from 7 am to 2 pm (weather permitting, of course).

N.B. For general car boot queries, please ring the Sports Club on 01653 627124 (Friday 8.30 pm – 10.30 pm, Saturday 8.30 pm – 11.30 pm and Sunday 8.30 pm – 10.30 pm).

For future information and updates about the car boot sale dates for 2014, go to thesportsfield page.