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Rosedale Community News

Welcome to the Rosedale blog. This is where we share news and information about events in Rosedale and the wider community throughout the year. You’ll also find news about the village timetable, our micro enterprises, school events, clubs, and lively socials.

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Charity Coffee Mornings 2020

Coffee Mornings in aid of nominated charities will be held on the first Saturday of every month throughout 2020 in the Coach House Inn, Rosedale Abbey and courtesy of Dave Oakey, from 10.00 to 12.00 am each time.

The first such was held on Saturday 3 January and raised the excellent sum of £251 for the Yorkshire Air Ambulance. The remaing dates for 2020 are:

1 February – Rosedale Football Club

7 March – Guide Dogs for The Blind

4 April – Rosedale Abbey Church

2 May – The Marie Curie Trust

6 June – Hartoft Chapel

4 July – British Heart Foundation

1 August – The Reading Room

5 September – Yorkshire Cancer

3 October – Rosedale History Society

7 November – Rosedale WI and Craft Fair

5 December – Rosedale Community Fund

Please note these dates and come along for the excellent cake/biscuits and coffee and, of course, the chance to win some great prizes in the raffle.

Carols on The Green – 23 December 2019

The ever popular Carols On The Green, in aid of the Yorkshire Air Ambulance, took place on the village green on Monday 23 December at 6.30pm when a crowd of over fifty happy revellers enjoyed mulled cider and mince pies to accompany some lusty carol singing!

On The Green in 2019

Over £250 was collected for the Yorkshire Air Ambulance on the night, so heartfelt thanks to all who donated and to Adrian and Diane Crawford and Linda Chambers for the musical accompaniment, mince pies and mulled cider, an appropriate start to a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

Rosedale History Society Meetings

The last tea and chat meeting of the Society for 2019 was held on Sunday 1 December in the Updale Reading Room, when the members made a presentation to Carol Cockerill and Margaret Truran to thank them for their hard work in support of the Society throughout the year and the wonderful tea and cakes which make each meeting such a treat.

Janet Dring and Linda Chambers, with Carol and Margaret

Just a reminder that the meetings of the RHS are held on the first Sunday of each month from 2.00 to 4.00pm. Entry is free and there is a wealth of archive material and internet access available on the social, family and industrial of Rosedale – so why not come along on Sunday 5 January 2019 for a warm welcome, great chat and excellent tea and cakes!

Christmas Services in St Mary And St Lawrence Church, Rosedale

8 December – Second Sunday in Advent – 3.00pm – Rev Haddon Reece

15 December – Third Sunday in Advent – 9.15 am – Rev Haddon Reece

16 December – Rosedale Carol Service, with refreshments afterwards – 7pm – Revs D and C Haddon Reece

18 December – Nativity Service – 1.30 pm

22 December – Fourth Sunday in Advent – 9.15am – Rev Haddon Reece

24 December – Christmas Eve – 10.00pm – Father Bill Godfrey

Grand Christmas Auction 2019 – Saturday 30 November 2019

Rosedale’s traditional Christmas Auction in aid of the Reading Room/Village Hall was held at the Coach House Inn on Saturday night. After much mirth and merriment and plenty of Christmas spirit, the wonderful sum of £1600 was raised to support the running and maintenance of the building for another year.

Getting in to the Spirit of Christmas!
Our Master of Ceremonies in full flow

As ever, many thanks go to Dave Oakey and the Coach House team for their cheerful and professional service throughout the hectic evening and to Dave Seller and his assistants for auctioning of the huge number of lots so efficiently – a memorable night in Rosedale and a great start to the Festive Season.