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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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Road Closure 20-22 October 2021

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N Yorks Highways have put up warning boards on the Rosedale to Pickering road, notifying the closure of the road for two days starting on Wednesday 20 October.

At the end of Alder Carr Lane looking up to Yatts Farm.

It is thought that the work will involve repairing the road surface from Black Park to the Cropton Bank bridge.

COFFEE MORNINGS ARE BACK!

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Our much loved coffee mornings are starting again at last on Saturday 2 October in the Coach House Inn, Rosedale Abbey, from 10.00 until 12.00 and in aid of Community Village in Bloom.

The usual cake sale and ever popular raffle will also take place and the the new Rosedale Calendar for 2022 will be available at £10 per copy in aid of the Rosedale church appeal.

Hoping to see you all there on Saturday at 10.00am

ROSEDALE CALENDAR 2022

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It’s that time again – the splendid Rosedale Calendar for 2022 in aid of the Save Rosedale Church Appeal is now out and available from Abbey Stores, Graze on The Green and Gillies Jones Glass Studio for £10 a copy, or from rosedalehistory@hotmail.co.uk for £12 with post and packaging included.

St Mary and St Lawrence Church East Window

These make ideal Christmas presents so buy one for the house and another one or two to send to family and friends elsewhere to remind them of lovely Rosedale!

All funds raised go to support this vital project, where another £80,000 is needed to restore and preserve our church for future generations.

NEW ROSEDALE MINES AND RAILWAYS BOOK OUT!

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Copies of the new, updated and much expanded edition of the Mines & Railway booklet by Hayes & Rutter, first published in 1971, were handed over to Linda Chambers of the Rosedale History Society by Chris Hall of Scarborough Historical & Archaeological Society, the publishers.

This edition is the result of months of work by the editor, Tom Mutton, Manager for the Land of Iron project, together with significant contributions of new material from the history society, local industrial heritage expert Malcolm Bisby, local museums and many others.

Copies of the new book can be obtained in Rosedale from either Abbey Stores at £8 per copy or from the history society at rosedalehistory@hotmail.co.uk and online direct from the publishers

https://www.sahs.org.uk/Publications-of-the-Scarborough-Archaeological-and-Historical-Society.html

The price is also £8.00 but post and packing extra.

Linda Chambers and Chris Wall, with the new book

Rosedale Church Fete – 15 August 2021

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The Church Fete held this Sunday to raise funds for the church roof appeal was blessed with dry weather which helped produce an unexpectedly high attendance from visitors and locals alike, which in turn produced over £900 for the appeal. Afternote: follow-on sales and contributions have now raised the figure to over £1000 – a splendid effort all round.

There were plant and handicraft stalls, sales of old books, a treasure trail for the children and the ever popular tombola and tea and cake stalls in the church. The crowds were entertained with some wonderful singing by a local choir, the Moorland Singers, all of which made for a traditional village fete.

Heartfelt thanks to all who helped organise the event and ran the various stalls, those who contributed tombola prizes and items for sale and to the choir for their contribution to a very pleasant and successful afternoon.

Fibre Broadband on Its Way!

You will have noticed a lot of BT Openreach operatives and vans in the village recently – well, the good news is that fibre optic cables have been laid from the exchange at Lastingham through to Rosedale Abbey, with work ongoing to extend coverage through the village and up to Thorgill.

Once the contractors have completed the fibre cable laying, it is expected that customers will be able to connect to the network by late July/early August to receive up to 100mps broadband service. More details are being sought and will be published as soon as known.