Your Parish needs You!

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Your Parish needs You

Currently the parish has 3 items that need urgently addressing:

  • a seat adjacent to the bus stop on The Green
  • a defibrillator – to benefit the whole parish and holiday makers
  • the footpath in front of the school needs replacing (not NYCC property)

If you would like to sponsor or donate to any of these worthy items, please contact: Fiona Farnell 01653 628285

Many Thanks
The Parish Council

New doors and windows for the Village Hall

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News from the Slingsby Village Hall Committee:-

Slingsby Village Hall Committee are pleased to announce that we have been successful in obtaining a grant for the replacement of external doors and windows to the Village Hall with new double glazed windows and doors. The grant is from Yorwaste through the Landfill Communities Fund. Work will commence over the summer months.

RTI Photography Workshop in Slingsby

RTI Reflectance Transformation Imaging

Saturday 7 June, 11am to 3pm, Slingsby churchyard, Specialist photography session, .

Dr Gareth Beale, of the Centre for Digital Heritage at the University of York, will run a training session on using innovative digital photographic techniques to record gravestones, monuments and other church and churchyard memorials. (Coffee and biscuits will be provided. Bring a sandwich for lunch.)

The workshop will demonstrate how to use RTI (Reflectance Transformation Imaging), a photographic technique which can be used to document grave stones and other carved stone objects. RTI requires minimal equipment and the software which it requires is free to download. The technique is used by researchers in a variety of field as well as many local history and archaeology groups.

More details about Reflectance Transformation Imaging can be found HERE

Places will be limited as we know some camera clubs are also interested, so if you are interested, please reserve your place by emailing Kate ( [email protected]) Tickets will be limited to 25.

North Yorkshire Open Studios 2014

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NORTH YORKSHIRE OPEN STUDIOS
Saturday & Sunday 7/8 & 14/15 June 2014

North Yorkshire Open Studios is a free event that involves artists opening up their studios and inviting the public in to see and buy their work.

Over two weekends in June, 126 artists will open their studios in stunning locations across North Yorkshire. A chance to meet artists and buy original artwork from a range of inspiring studios and venues.

For a free brochure, contact [email protected] / 01756 748529.
More information can be found at: www.nyos.org.uk

What! More cycling events?

Do you know your Armitstead from your Amstrad? Or does the Grand Depart make you want to get up and leave?

No matter! Please read on about a couple of cycling events coming up in June, with a charity angle.

LORD  STONES
MOUNTAIN  BIKE
SPORTIVE CHALLENGE
SUNDAY   8  JUNE  2014
27.2 KM  CIRCULAR OFF ROAD ROUTE  WITH  2  OPTIONAL TIME  TRIALS
TROPHY  FOR  FASTEST CUMULATIVE  TIME

SPECTACULAR  VIEWS OF THE NORTH YORKSHIRE MOORS

ENTRY FEE   £25             ENTRY ON THE DAY   £30

ENTRIES  FROM  9-30  am     LAST  ENTRY   11-00   am

FOR  CAMPING  GO  TO  LORDSTONES.COM   /    EMAIL   [email protected]

ENTRIES,   CONTACT     GEORGE     01439-798295       BRIAN   01642-778371

PROCEEDS   TO  BILSDALE  HUNT  SUPPORTERS  CLUB  &   DONATION TO  YORKSHIRE AIR AMBULANCE

REFRESHMENTS  AVAILABLE  FROM  LORD STONES  CAFÉ  AND  RESTAURANT

Bilsdale Hunt Supporters club Challenge Trophy for Best  cummulative time
For entrant living within the  Bilsdale  Hunt  Country.

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The Bike Ride Challenge

How many laps can you cycle in 2 hours?!
 
Saturday 28th June 2014, from1pm

Get on your bike in Yorkshire this Summer! Get into the spirit of cycling & Join Action for Children at this exciting event in June!
Join & compete with fellow cyclists to see who can complete the most laps at York Sport’s Village prestigious cycling track: http://www.york-sport.com/cycling
We are looking for cyclists of all ages and abilities to take part in this brilliant cycle challenge!Registration                 £10 per adult
                Under 16’s take part for free with a registered and participating adult
 
Sponsorship There is a minimum sponsorship of
                £50 for individuals
                £100 for families/teams
 
Action for Children is a charity that supports and speaks out for the UK’s most vulnerable and neglected children and young people and we’ve been doing so for 145 years. With 650 services we are at the heart of local communities – where you live and work.
For more information on this event please contact Lisa Morton:
[email protected]
0113 200 7066 Thank you.

‘Slingsby Then and Now,’ Book News

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‘Slingsby Then and Now,’

The recent book edited and masterminded by David Thornley which pulls together all the information we have collected about Slingsby businesses, has now sold out of its present print run. It raised £1,139.50.

This is a magnificent opening credit for our fund to create a permanent archive for village history. Very many thanks to David and Carol Thornley for all their work on this. People are still asking for copies, so it looks as if another small print run will be viable.

If you wish to order a / another copy please leave an order ( name and postal or e-mail address ) with Tony at the Village Shop.

Local History Group