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2019-11-12   Methodist’s Christmas Fair

Garforth Methodist Church Christmas Fair, in aid of church funds, takes place on Saturday 16th November from 10am to 1pm. The Hands and Voices Choir from Northallerton will be performing 


2019-11-12   Thieves Steal Youngster’s Mobility Scooter

Thieves broke into a house in Kippax on Sunday as a family slept and stole the keys to a silver Vauxhall Zafira from the kitchen along with a new blue badge for disabled parking. Six-year-old Kian Ditchfield's mobility buggy was in the boot of the car which was stolen. Kian was born with Alagille syndrome, which caused irreparable heart disease and he cannot walk far without becoming breathless. Anyone with information is asked to call West Yorkshire Police on 101, quoting crime reference number 13190578846. 


2019-11-11   Proms Night

Fairburn Singers and Kippax Brass Band will be performing at Proms Night at Pontefract Town Hall on Saturday 26th September next year. 


2019-11-11   Home win for Miners

Paul Marshall led his side to victory in his first home game in charge of Garforth Town beating Bottesford Town 2-1 on Saturday. The Miners took the lead after 10 minutes and added a second after the half hour mark. After 70 minutes the visitors pulled one back but Miners hung on to take all three points. 


2019-11-10   Top Accolade for Aagrah

Leeds curry house Aagrah has been named as one of the best restaurants in the UK by Time Out magazine. The company has a number of restaurants in the region including in Garforth 


2019-11-10   Christmas Experience

The annual Christmas Experience at Lotherton Hall launches on Friday 22nd November and runs until Sunday 5th January. There will be a Twelve Days of Christmas Walk through the Captain’s Wood. You can also visit Santa in the North Pole and meet the elves in their workshop 


2019-11-09   Kippax Christmas Lights

The Kippax Christmas Lights 30th anniversary switch on will take place on Thursday 21st November. 


2019-11-09   Community Litter Pick

Sherburn in Elmet Community Association have organised a Community Litter Pick today, Saturday 9th November, meeting outside the Spar, Low Street, Sherburn at 10.30am. All equipment will be provided, and the Litter Pick usually lasts up to an hour (less is fine). Children are welcome if accompanied by a responsible adult. Refreshments afterwards are being provided free of charge by the Spar and the Fish Bank.  


2019-11-08   Rained Off Again

Garforth Town’s midweek County Cup game at Eccleshill was called off due to a waterlogged pitch.The Miners are next in action this Saturday at home to Bottesford. Kick off is 3pm 


2019-11-08   Kippax Remembers

Kippax Church and Chapel Remembrance Day services on Sunday start at around 10.30am. After the services a parade will form on Chapel Lane, between 11.30am and 11.45am. The Parade, led by Kippax Brass Band, will march down to Kippax Memorial for a wreath laying. Refreshments will then be served in the Kippax Ex-Services Club 


2019-11-07   Mother Goose

This year’s St Benedict’s Parish Panto is Mother Goose. It will take place at 7:30pm on Friday 29th November in the Parish Centre. Tickets are £5 each and include entry into the raffle. Tickets will be on sale after Masses 2/3 and 9/10 November. Tickets are also available from the Parish Office from 9am to 3pm on Tuesdays, to Thursdays. 


2019-11-07   Footballer in Court

Sheffield United's Oli McBurnie was stopped by police on 18th October while he was driving an Audi R8 in Ninelands Lane, Garforth, which is less than a mile from his home in Holly Bank. He was then arrested and charged with drink driving. The Scotland international, who has scored one goal since joining the Blades for £20 million in August, appeared at Leeds Magistrate's Court on Wednesday, 6th November and entered a plea of not guilty. McBurnie will appear for trial at Leeds Magistrates Court on 16th March next year. 


2019-11-06   Parish Christmas Fair

St Benedict’s Parish Christmas Fair will take place after Mass on Sunday 1st December. In preparation, donations of gifts, bottles and chocolates would be gratefully received. Please bring donations from w/c 4 November. 


2019-11-06   Amazon Scam Call Alert

The police have issued a warning that criminals are targeting members of the public with automated calls stating that the recipient has been charged for an Amazon Prime subscription. The callers use this lure as a way to gain access to the recipient’s online banking account. The fraudster, posing as an Amazon customer service representative, tells the victim that the Prime subscription was purchased fraudulently and that they need remote access to the victim’s computer in order to fix a security flaw that will prevent it from happening again. 


2019-11-05   KAOS Presents Snow White

Kippax Amateur Operatic Society is performing Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs at Castleford Phoenix Theatre from 8th to 12th January. Performances are 7.15pm on Wednesday to Friday and at 1pm and 5.30pm on Saturday and Sunday. Tickets are £14 and £12 for children. Call 01977 664566 for tickets. 


2019-11-05   Ledston Burglaries

There have been a number of attempted garage burglaries and one garage burglary in the Ledston area in the last week. The police are asking local residents to check their CCTV and if they have clear facial images or details of any vehicle please could they contact the 101 number and quote 13190564597 


2019-11-04   U3A Meeting

Garforth, Kippax and District U3A members meet at Garforth Working Men’s Club at 1.30pm on Wednesday 6th November. The guest speaker is Tina Green, who is a glass artist specialising in stained glass, kiln formed glass and lampwork beads 


2019-11-04   Fireworks at Squires

On 5th November there will be a firework display at Squires Café Bar, Sherburn in Elmet. There will be fun for all the family with fairground attractions, a children’s entertainer, a selection of food and drink and a firework display. A children’s entertainer will be on at 6pm with the firework display due to start at 7.30pm. Entry to the event is free. 


2019-11-03   Post 16 Open Evening

Garforth Academy is holding a Post-16 Open Evening on Thursday 14th November from 4.30pm to 7pm. The school offers over 30 courses including A-Levels, BTEC, L3 Diplomas Tech Levels and routes into apprenticeships 


2019-11-03   Fine Away Win for Miners

Garforth Town ran out comfortable 4-1 winners away at Athersley Rec thanks to a double from Sam Barker and strikes from Sean Hunter and Helmo Silva. Both teams had to deal with tough conditions, but the Miners coped brilliantly and will probably even feel a bit disappointed not to have scored more. 


2019-11-02   New Curate for St Marys

Jonathan Brennan will be ordained Deacon on Saturday 4th July 2020 and will start his post as Assistant Curate at St Mary’s Garforth on Sunday 5th July. 


2019-11-02   Christmas Bazaar

Garforth and District Macmillan Cancer Support is holding a Christmas bazaar at the Miners Welfare Hall today from 10am to noon. There will be home-made cakes, tea and coffee, Christmas stalls, tombola and musical entertainment by Garforth Ukulele Players 


2019-11-01   Festive Art Competition

Freshly Made Café in Garforth is running a winter art competition for four to seven year olds and for eight to eleven year olds. The winning entries will be displayed in the shop window over the Christmas period. Entries must be submitted at the café by 5pm on 22nd November. The winners will receive an arty goody bag. Entries must have the name, age and contact details of the entrant on the back 


2019-11-01   Garforth Christmas Lights

This year’s Garforth Lights grand switch on will take place on Friday 29th November. There will be a street market and a parade. The show will start at 6pm and the switch on and accompanying firework display will take place at 7pm 


2019-10-31   Christmas Fair

Garforth Townswomen’s Guild are holding a Christmas Fair at the Miners Welfare Hall on Saturday 16th November from 10am to noon.  


2019-10-31   Defects Delay Trains

Trains were delayed and cancelled due to a speed restriction between Garforth and Leeds on Wednesday. The disruption, due to defective track, caused delays to services from Leeds, Cross Gates, Garforth, East Garforth, Micklefield, South Milford and Selby. 


2019-10-30   Yesterday Coming Soon

Sherburn Community Cinema presents Yesterday at the Old Girls’ School Community Centre, Sherburn on Friday 8th November 2019. Doors open at 7pm for the film starting at 7.30pm. 


2019-10-30   Garforth Lions’ Bonfire

Garforth Lions Annual Bonfire will take place at Glebelands on Friday 1st November. The fire will be lit at 6.30pm and fireworks start at 7pm. 


2019-10-29   60’s Night

Eversley Park Centre will once again be having a 60’s night on Friday 1st November at 7.30pm. It is the ultimate tribute to the stars with songs from many of the great sixties’ artists such as Elvis, Billy Fury, Buddy Holly, Bobby Vee, Shakin Stevens and lots more! Tickets are £15 


2019-10-29   Gymnasts Awarded Grant

Sherburn Community Gymnastics Club has been awarded a £5000 grant from the brand-new Building Futures Competition which is supported by Persimmon Homes and Team GB. With the £5000 grant, the Sherburn Community Gymnastics Club will now be able to buy new equipment to coach more advanced techniques. 


2019-10-28   Halloween Special

Sherburn community Cinema presents Toy Story 4 at 4.30pm on Thursday 31st October at The Old Girls’ School Community Centre. This showing is a Halloween special so you can come in fancy dress for a chance to win a prize! Tickets are £4 each and this includes a hot dog and a drink. 


2019-10-28   HS2 Drop-Ins

There will be a series of HS2 Drop-Ins in the area in November where residents can discuss ongoing concerns and hear about the next steps. Local events will take place at the Miners Welfare Hall in Garforth from 4pm to 7pm on Tuesday 12th November and at Micklefield C of E Primary School from 4pm to 7pm on Wednesday 2oth November. 


2019-10-27   Miners Hit by Weather

Garforth Town’s game at home against Staveley Miners Welfare FC on Saturday was called off following a pitch inspection due to the heavy rain. 


2019-10-27   Pumpkin Carving

There will be a Twilight Pumpkin Carving Session at Sherburn and Villages Community Library on Wednesday 30th October at 5pm. Tickets are £2.50 per child and can be purchased from the Library. Spaces are limited. Contact the library on 01609 536033 for more information. 


2019-10-26   Carry On Farming

Sturton Grange Farm in Garforth has been granted planning permission to continue putting up their migrant workforce in 84 caravans on site, as they have done since 2009. The owners have had to apply to Leeds City Council to renew the permission every three years since, but the local authority has now given them a six year extension. Councillors were unanimous in their support of the farm. 


2019-10-26   Rail Hoax Disrupts Travel

Police rushed to East Garforth train station on Thursday evening after reports of an 'incident' on the tracks. British Transport Police responded to the incident but could not find anyone. When officers tried to contact the original caller, there was no answer and emergency services were stood down. Despite the false alarm, the incident has had an effect on services travelling to, from and through Garforth. 


2019-10-25   Lotherton Hall Spooky Scarecrow Trail

The ever-popular Spooky Scarecrow Trial is back at Lotherton Hall from 26th October to 3rd November. Spot the scarecrows as you tiptoe around the estate, look out for spooky spiders, ghoulish ghosts and wicked witches, hidden all over the house and grounds of Lotherton, and - of course - dressing up is encouraged for all of the family. 


2019-10-25   Miners Win Nine Goal Thriller

Goals from Hunter, Barker, Marshall (2) and Simpson gave The Miners a tremendous 5-4 win away at 6th place Bridlington in a thrilling contest on Tuesday night. A fully deserved win for Paul Marshall’s rejuvenated side, and a seven points from a possible nine. 


2019-10-24   School Deadline Imminent

The deadline for local secondary school place applications to be submitted is approaching. Leeds City Council is advising parents and carers to get their forms in - for children starting secondary school next September - by Thursday, 31st October. 


2019-10-24   ATM Robbery at Tesco Store

A group of masked men injected gas into a cash machine and triggered an explosion at Tesco Superstore on Aberford Road in Garforth in the early hours of Wednesday morning. Four masked men pulled up at the front of the store in a grey Volvo, with three of them carrying gas canisters over to the ATM. The trio pumped gas into the cash machine to cause an explosion. A spokesperson for Tesco said that money was stolen from the machine, but the exact amount is not yet known.  


2019-10-23   The Frozen Roman

Come along and see the fantastic live comedy The Frozen Roman at the Old Girls’ School, Sherburn on Sunday 27th October at 7.30pm. Admission is £12, £10 and £6 for Under 16s 


2019-10-23   The Lion King

Firthfields Community Centre in East Garforth is running a theatre trip to see the Lion King at the Alhambra, Bradford on Thursday 14th May. Tickets are £69 including a stalls seat and return coach travel. Call Patrick on 0113 2864298 for more details 


2019-10-22   2019 Sherburn Gala Halloween Disco

The annual Gala Halloween Disco will be held on Friday 25th October at Elmete Social Club. Entry is £1 but under 5’s are free. The Disco will start at 6pm and fancy dress is optional, but everybody is welcome 


2019-10-22   I’m In Charge

Paul Marshall has accepted the position of first team manager at Garforth Town. He has a long and successful track record managing teams. These include Harrogate Town, Harrogate Railway, Goole, Bridlington Town, Tadcaster Albion and most recently Pickering Town who he guided to promotion to the Northern Premier League. 


2019-10-21   Garforth Social

The next Garforth Social at Garforth Library will be on Monday 21st October, 1.30-2.30pm. There will be a representative from the Homeshare scheme, who will be providing information about the benefits of sharing your home - whether that's reduced isolation, reduced housework or reduced costs! 


2019-10-21   Rotary Youth Leadership Award

Osgoldcross and Elmet Rotary are now taking applications for their Rotary Youth Leadership Award (RYLA). The Rotary Youth Leadership Award is a chance for young people aged 16 and 17 from the local area to participate in a six-day training course. Successful applicants will receive a fully funded six-day RYLA District 1040 leadership skills training course which will commence in Summer 2020. 


2019-10-20   A Good Draw

A Sean Hunter equaliser just before half time earned Garforth an excellent away point on Saturday at title candidates Hemsworth Miners Welfare in a 1-1 draw. 


2019-10-20   Losing Out

Elmet and Rothwell constituency is ranked 640th out of the 650 in the country when it comes to receiving grants from the Big Lottery community fund. Groups can submit applications for worthwhile projects, such as refurbishing village halls or creating play areas for youngsters. But there are growing concerns that poorer areas are funding projects in wealthier towns and cities. Elmet and Rothwell has received just £1,158,282 in grant funding from 2013 to 2018. 


2019-10-19   No Trains Weekend

There will be limited services or no trains at all running to and from Leeds Station next weekend, 26th- 27th October. This is part of ongoing work at Leeds Station. Network Rail has advised passengers to check the reduced timetable before they travel on Saturday. On Sunday there will be no trains running across the Leeds network until 11.40am. Rail replacement buses will be in place to and from Leeds 


2019-10-19   Sherburn Motorbike Thefts

Overnight from 8th October to 9th October, North Yorkshire Police received two reports that motorbikes had been stolen from Sherburn In Elmet. A Benelli Tornado 900 in white bearing registration YD18 GUG was stolen from an address on Pinfold Garth. The disk lock had been smashed off and was found at the location. A Suzuki RV 125 in White bearing registration CE07 LWZ was stolen from Eversley Mount, the motor bike had been left at the rear of the address. 


2019-10-18   Christmas Fair

Garforth WI are holding a Christmas Fair at Firthfields Community Centre on Saturday 23rd November from 2pm to 4pm. Admission is free. 


2019-10-18   Garforth Crematorium Plan Appeal

Following the refusal for a new crematorium at land adjacent to Garforth golf club the applicant has taken the matter to appeal and the hearing will take place on the 12th November.  


2019-10-17   PC Meeting

There will be a meeting of Micklefield Parish Council at Micklefield Youth and Adult Centre on Thursday 7th November at 7.15pm 


2019-10-17   Christmas Concert

Kippax Brass will be performing a Christmas Concert at St Mary’s Church Garforth on Sunday 15th December at 7pm. There will be festive music and refreshments 


2019-10-16   St Mary’s Fair

St Marys Fair takes place at the Miners Welfare Hall on the morning of Saturday 19th October 


2019-10-16   Bonfire Night at Squires

Squires Café will be holding their annual bonfire night firework display on Tuesday 5th November. There will be fairground rides and a kids entertainer 


2019-10-15   Christmas Coffee

There will be a coffee morning with St Benedict’s School Choir at 10.30am on Friday 6th December at the Miners Welfare Hall 


2019-10-15   The Frozen Roman

Come along and see the fantastic live comedy The Frozen Roman at the Old Girls’ School on Sunday 27th October at 7.30pm. Admission is £12 and £10 with U16 for £6. Call 01977 685178 for tickets and more information 


2019-10-14   Halloween Spooktacular

Monk Fryston and Hillam Community Association are holding a Halloween Spooktacular Firework Display on Saturday 26th October from 5.30pm to 10pm at the community centre. Advance tickets are £2 and £1 or £4 and £2 on the day 


2019-10-14   Supporting PhysioNet

Osgoldcross and Elmet Rotary are supporting a registered charity called PhysioNet who help to supply medical equipment to people all over the world. They are at Fields Garden Centre in Sherburn on Sunday 20th October 11am-2pm where you can drop off medical equipment that you no longer require. Equipment which they can accept includes mobility aids, wheelchairs, Zimmer frames, crutches or walkers, bath or shower equipment, incontinence pads and un-opened dressings. 


2019-10-13   Murder Mystery Evening

Enjoy a Murder Mystery evening's entertainment by the Kippax Amateur Dramatic Society at St Mary’s Garforth on 2nd November . Doors open at 7pm for 7.30pm start. Tickets are £10 and supper is included 


2019-10-13   Garforth Lions’ Bonfire

Garforth and District Lions Annual Bonfire takes place on Friday 1st November from 6.30pm to 8pm at Glebelands Recreational Ground in Garforth. Fireworks start at 7pm 



Swillington Craft Fair takes place at Swillington Village Hall on 26th October from 10am to 1pm. There is also a treasure hunt for which, entry is £1 


2019-10-12   Quiz Night

Garforth Amateur Dramatic Society are hosting a Quiz Night on Friday October 18th 2019, starting at 7:30PM, in the upstairs room at Garforth Welfare Hall. Tickets are £4.00 and will include light refreshments (BYO drinks). 


2019-10-11   Kidzone Halloween

Kidzone are holding a Preschool Halloween Party on Wednesday 23rd October from noon to 2pm. Tickets are £7 or £8 on the door. There is also a Halloween Party on Friday 25th October from 3.30pm to 6pm. Tickets are £9 and adults £1. Dress code is fancy dress 


2019-10-11   Dick Whittington

Garforth Musical Society’s next production is Dick Whittington on Tuesday 3rd to Saturday 7th December. Performances are at 7:15 pm daily with a Saturday Matinee at 2:30 pm at The Miners Welfare Hall, Main Street, Garforth. Tickets are £8 and will go on sale from the 21st October at SPT Uniforms, on Main Street. 


2019-10-10   Need a Hall?

St Benedict’s Parish Centre Hall, Lounge and Bar are available to hire for weekend events/parties (except 18th and 21st birthdays). The venue has a license to sell alcohol. Booking enquiries to 07514 053 325 


2019-10-10   Brass Cabaret Concerts

Kippax Band present a Cabaret Concert at Kippax Band Club on Saturday 12th and Sunday 13th October at 7.30pm 


2019-10-09   Christmas Fair

The RNLI Christmas Fair takes place on the morning of Saturday 23rd November at the Miners Welfare Hall in Garforth 


2019-10-09   Musicians Wanted

Preston Players Community Wind Band is looking for players of wind and brass instruments. They rehearse on Thursday evenings from 7.30 to 9pm in Great Preston Village Hall. Come along and join in. 


2019-10-08   Street Dance

There are Street Dance classes for boys and girls aged 6 to 12 years at Kippax Ex Service and Social Club on Mondays and Tuesday from 5pm to 6pm and Wednesdays from 5.15 to 6.15pm 


2019-10-08   Rocketman

Sherburn Community Cinema Presents Rocketman, a musical fantasy about the fantastical human story of Elton John’s breakthrough years on Friday October 11th starting 7:30pm at Sherburn Community Cinema at the Old Girls’ School, Sherburn 


2019-10-07   Christmas Craft Fayre

There is a Christmas Craft Fayre at Eversley Park Centre from 10am to 5pm on Sunday 3rd November. There will be various stalls selling all handmade or homemade goods, including gorgeous hand knitted items, Christmas wooden ornaments and fretwork, beautiful handmade unique greeting cards and much more 


2019-10-07   Awards Night

Hillam Cricket Club is holding its end of season Awards Night on Saturday 12th October at Bert's Barrow. Tickets are £10 per person and that includes Pie and Peas, a band, and the opportunity to hear the highs, lows and funny stories of the season. Call 07762546571 for tickets 


2019-10-06   Actors Wanted

Garforth Musical Society is currently looking for new members and would welcome budding performers from aged 11 upwards. No experience is necessary, but a cheerful attitude is helpful! Please contact Mr. Mark Dixon (Chairman) on 0113 2605604 or Mrs. Joanne Jackson (Secretary) 07910 948367 for more information. 


2019-10-06   Tenth Anniversary Celebration

Sherburn and Villages U3A are celebrating their 10th Anniversary with a day of fun and activity on Sunday 6th October at the Eversley Park Centre from 11am to 4pm. The event is free. 


2019-10-05   GADS Presents…

Garforth Amateur Dramatic Society’s next production will just be 2 nights and will be performed on Friday 15th and Saturday 16th November 2019. One night will consist of “Austensibility” (a rehearsed reading in costume based on Jane Austen’s life). The other night will consist of “What The Dickens?!“, (a rehearsed reading also in costume, based on the life and works of Charles Dickens). 


2019-10-05   Pontefract’s Broken Bridge

Sherburn Local History Society presents Pontefract’s Broken Bridge, a talk by Eric Houlder, at Sherburn Parish Church Hall on Tuesday 19th November at 8.15pm. Visitors Fee is £3, all welcome. 


2019-10-04   Christmas Concert

Kippax Band are in Concert at Garforth Golf Club on Saturday 14th December 


2019-10-04   Bloomin’ Christmas Fayre

Garforth in Bloom will be holding a Christmas Fayre on the morning of Saturday 14th December at the Miners Welfare Hall 


2019-10-03   Macmillan Coffee Morning

There will be a Macmillan Coffee Morning at the Miners Welfare Hall on Saturday 2nd November 


2019-10-03   Quiz Night

There is a Quiz Night at Burton Salmon Village Hall on Friday 4th October at 7.15pm for a 7.30pm start. Tickets are £10 and include supper. Bring your own drink. Call 01977 675417 for tickets 


2019-10-02   KAOS Pantomime

Kippax Amateur Operatic Society’s next production is the family pantomime Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs at the Phoenix Theatre from 7th to 12th January 2020 


2019-10-02   Race Night with the Lions

There will be a race night at Firthfields Community Centre, East Garforth, on Saturday 5th October at 7.30pm. Admission is £4 including complimentary supper. There will be a bar. 


2019-10-01   South Milford Bonfire

The South Milford Bonfire and Fireworks Display has been cancelled again in 2019. The committee had been working hard to try to resurrect the fundraising event after the 2018 cancellation but were regretfully unable to put measures in place in time for November but they are hopeful that the event will return in 2020. 


2019-10-01   Lions Help the Captain

Following their successful golf day Garforth and District Lions President Gill Swan has presented the Garforth Golf Captain Alan Morrison with a cheque for £250 for Alzheimers Research UK, the Golf Captain's Charity of the Year. 


2019-09-30   West Yorkshire Fire Crews Attacked

A report into work by West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service between April and June reveals that there were 22 attacks on firefighters. Although there were no serious injuries during these attacks, one of the incidents damaged a fire engine. 


2019-09-30   Right Honourable

Elmet MP Alec Shelbrooke has been appointed to the Privy Council. The Privy Council is a formal body of advisers to The Queen. Its membership is mainly senior politicians who are current or former members of the House of Commons or the House of Lords. Members of the Privy Council take the title ‘The Right Honourable’, a title bestowed by Her Majesty and retained for life. 


2019-09-29   Sunflower Festival

Sunflower Arts Festival is on throughout September at Sherburn Library where there will be a display of artworks from the Elmet Art Club. Money raised at the events will go to St. Leonards Hospice 


2019-09-29   Community Computers

Sherburn and Villages Community Library has recently received upgraded computers from NYCC. They are touch screen and have an updated version of Office installed. If you need to print off tickets for events or your holidays just pop into the library. 


2019-09-28   Race Afternoon

There is a Race Afternoon at the Lord Gascoigne on Sunday 29th September in aid of Garforth Rangers U14’s Easter Tour. First race is 1.30pm. All the family welcome 


2019-09-28   Viva Vox in Concert

Viva Vox Choir will be performing in St Benedict’s Parish Centre on Sunday 29th September at 4:00pm. Tickets are £5 adults; £3 children and include refreshments. 


2019-09-27   RNLI Coffee Morning

RNLI are holding a coffee morning at the Miners Welfare Hall in Garforth on Saturday 28th September 


2019-09-27   Live Wrestling

There is live wrestling at the Miners Welfare Hall on Saturday 28th September. Doors open at 7pm and first bell is 7.30pm  


2019-09-26   Art and Craft Fair

Monk Fryston Art Club’s Art and Craft Fair takes place on Sunday 29th September from 10.30am to 4pm in Monk Fryston Community Centre. Admission is free 


2019-09-26   Cycling Day

On Friday 27th September, the district will see riders involved in the women’s junior and men’s under-23 road races of Cycling 2019 - UCI Road World Championships and Para-Cycling International, as they make their way from Doncaster to Harrogate. These races will come into the district at Little Heck, then take in Eggborough, Kellington, Beal, Birkin, Hillam, Monk Fryston, South Milford, Sherburn-in-Elmet, Barkston Ash, Towton and then through Tadcaster and out towards Wetherby. 


2019-09-25   PC Meeting

The next Great and Little Preston Parish Council Meeting will be held on 25th September 2019 at 6.30pm in the Elder’s Community Centre, Great Preston 


2019-09-25   Jobs Fair

Selby District’s 9th Annual Jobs and Careers Fair takes place on Thursday 26th September from 2pm to 5pm in Selby College sports hall. Admission is free 


2019-09-24   Ladies Fashion Show

There will be a ladies’ fashion show at the Old Girls’ School on 25th September from 7pm. Entry is just £3 and includes a drink. There will be lots of high street brands being showcased at affordable prices. Tickets are available to buy from the Old Girls School or The Little Teapot Tearoom.  


2019-09-24   Medical Centre Closure

Garforth Medical Centre will be closing on Tuesday 24th September at 11.00am for the funeral of Dr Jonathan Richold and will re-open on Wednesday 25th September. There will be a very small number of staff available from 11am to 6pm, on the day to deal with any urgent problems via telephone 



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