Snow volunteers – keep up the good work!

Friday 10 Feb. This is a belated online thanks to everyone who helped clearing snow last Saturday. We’re not sure if we can expect another weekend effort. In the meantime though, if there’s anyone who might want to join the gang (equipment provided!), see the Parish Council’s notice

North York Moors Festival and Jamie Walton

Jamie Walton, cellist and leading light of the North York Moors Festival, will be live on Radio 3, In Tune, around 5pm Wednesday 8th February. The NYM chamber music festival (12-25 August) now in its 4th year is establishing itself alongside the older and larger Ryedale Festival (13-29 July)

The NYM Festival programme has been released on its website:

The Ryedale Fesival programme will be launched on 13 April:


Local road closure latest

Signs seen at roadside Wednesday 1 Feb indicate that the anticipated (3 day) road closure between Slingsby (Wath) and Hovingham will now just be in operation on Thursday 2 Feb. Only time will tell…

Energy efficiency advice day, Amotherby

Friday 3rd Feb, from 2pm to 7-30pm, Appleton-le-Street Parish Hall at AMOTHERBY.

Energy efficiency advice on offer at an open drop-in event, with presentations at 2-30, 4-30 & 6-30pm.