Website Anniversary – Timeline

Just one more day to go before our 10th anniversary, and we have a (no doubt selective and subjective) timeline for you. In brief, just a few of the events, local and national, over the past 10 years.

2010The Triangle launched
1st Folk Club night at Village Hall
David Cameron became Prime Minister
 Website design conceived 
2011Website launched
Slingsby allotments opened
Prince William married Catherine Middleton
 80th anniversary of Village HallEngland won the Ashes in Australia
 1st Local History Weekend
Victorian funeral bier restored (in church)
Referendum on Alternative Vote system in parliamentary elections
 Digital TV switchover in Yorkshire 
2012Queen’s Diamond Jubilee celebrated on sportsfieldQueen’s Diamond Jubilee
 Church tower repair completedOlympic Games in London
 The Grapes pub re-opened 
 1st Village Hall calendar produced 
 1st Ryedale Festival concert in church 
2013The Grapes ‘highly commended’ in Pub of the Year category by Yorkshire Life magazineAndy Murray won Wimbledon Prince
George born (3rd in line to the throne)
 Ashes burial area created in churchyard 
 New head teacher at Slingsby School 
2014Le Grand Départ in Yorkshire started the Tour de FranceScottish independence referendum
 New windows and external doors installed in Village Hall 
2015Time capsule excavated in church
1st Tour de Yorkshire (cycle race)
70th anniversary of VE Day and end of WWII
2016Queen’s 90th birthday celebrated in Village Hall and Church LaneQueen’s 90th birthday EU referendum
 Lead stolen from church roofTheresa May became Prime Minister
 Village Design Statement approved 
 Defibrillator installed in old phone box 
2017180th anniversary of the ChapelManchester Arena bombing
 New kitchen in the Chapel 
 Extension to the Village Hall for storageTheresa May’s snap election misfires
 Record page view figure for website 
 Antiques Roadshow held at Castle HowardNew polymer £10 note introduced
2018Tennis courts resurfacedPrince Harry married Meghan Markle
 “Bad Move” with Jack Dee filmed on the former bowling green“Beast from the East” hit UK
2019Church roof replacedBoris Johnson became Prime Minister
 New play area in sportsfield openedUK left EU at end of year
202010th anniversary of The Triangle1st confirmed case of Covid 19 (in York) leading to national lockdown
 Wildlife board erected in churchyardEnd of Brexit transition period
202110th anniversary of the websiteCovid vaccine programme rolled out.

If you have got this far, why not delve a little bit further back in history:

John Hicks Landlord of Howard Arms

Ursula Lascelles Slingsby Woman of the Year

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