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  • This amazing new project will help many individuals and families across our region. Every Wednesday, starting on 18th November At Haxby Memorial Hall 12.30pm to 3.30pm We will be setting up in the garden area at the rear of Haxby Memorial Hall for anyone that needs some free food which may have gone to waste from local community donations, businesses…
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  • A World-Class Illumination Show Bolder and brighter than ever, ‘Christmas at Castle Howard’ is set to inspire visitors with a brand-new outdoor concept for this year’s festive event, in partnership with world-class, award-winning illuminated projection specialists, ‘The Projection Studio’. ‘Wish Upon a Frozen Star’ is an epic light and sound extravaganza, transforming the grounds of the Estate into a Winter…
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  • The Yorkshire Arboretum is launching an urgent appeal for £150,000, following the period of closure during the Covid-19 pandemic lockdown. The appeal campaign will enable the completion of the arboretum’s flagship project, the Tree Health Centre, and support operational costs through the next couple of years. The Yorkshire Arboretum, the 120-acre garden of trees located opposite Castle Howard, celebrated its…
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  • The Yorkshire Arboretum reopened its popular café on Friday 17th July. The Arboretum Café is now open 11am-4pm every Friday, Saturday and Sunday with a revised menu and processes in place to maintain cleanliness and social distancing. Earlier The National Tourism Organisations of Great Britain & Ireland granted the arboretum the ‘We’re Good to Go’ COVID-19 Industry Standard mark. The…
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  • Friends of Kirkham Henry

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    Kirkham Henry Performing Arts Centre is a huge part of many peoples lives in Ryedale and the surrounding area. Due to COVID-19 the centre has been closed which like many things has left a huge void in members' lives. Angela and the team of teachers have been giving lessons via zoom free of charge throughout lockdown which has been greatly…
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  • Cats Protection Update

    by Handymag
    We are pleased to announce that York Cats Protection Adoption Centre has now reopened on a restricted appointment based system. This means members of the public can visit the Centre to begin the process to adopt a cat. Unfortunately, we are still not in a position to let members of the public go in to physically meet any cats, however…
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  • Tang Hall History Group

    by Handymag
    The Tang Hall Local History Group was formed in 1999 and celebrated its 20th year in 2019. In 2020 preparations were to be made to start preparing for the 100th birthday of the building of the Tang Hall Estate however as we all now know the events of the Covid19 pandemic have overtaken all of our lives and the group…
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  • Wigginton Pavilion

    by Handymag
    Can you help John Jeffrey? Many of you will know John Jeffery, who has spent many years devoting himself to our local community. His dream was to provide a pavilion for the community and his much loved Grasshoppers FC to use. Over the years there have been many setbacks. Finally, last year, work began on the project after much money…
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  • Hospice Events Update

    by Handymag
    by Kathryn Craven Hello everyone, it has certainly been a long few months for us all! I do hope that you are weathering the storm. As it is summer, although at the time of writing this it is raining, I thought I would take this opportunity to update you with details about some of our re-arranged fundraising events and campaigns.…
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  • Masketeers to the Rescue!

    by Handymag
    The Wilberforce Trust was delighted to receive a donation of 200 poly cotton reusable face-masks this week. These were kindly donated by the Bath Theatrical Masketeers who have made and distributed over 3,500 masks to health and care staff across the country. Supported by two local Lions Clubs these enterprising philanthropists have been living the Musketeer mantra “One for All…
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