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Archive for the ‘Christmas’ Category

xCarols On The Green – Wednesday 21 December

Around 40 locals and visitors gathered by the Christmas Tree to sing carols having warmed up with copious amounts of mulled cider and mince pies.

Mulled cider, mince pies and carollers aplenty!

Mulled cider, mince pies and carollers aplenty!

Just over £180 was raised for the Yorkshire Air Ambulance, for which many thanks to all who contributed so generously.

Thanks also to Diane Crawford for providing the music and the delicious mince pies and to Linda Chambers for the equally tasty mulled cider. See you all next year ‘On The Green’.

xVouchers For Dale Head Farm Tea Garden

            Christmas Vouchers available from Dale Head Farm Tea Garden, Rosedale

                         – avail in £10 denominations. Use any time of year.

Order straight from the web page www.daleheadfarmteagarden.co.uk or at the Tea Garden .01751417353

                                   A special treat for that special person!!

xCarols On The Green – Wednesday 21 December 2016

The ever popular Carols On The Green will take place on Wednesday 21 December 2016 starting at 6.30pm with song sheets, mulled cider and mince pies provided.

Carols On The Green 2015

Carols On The Green 2015

A collection will be taken in aid of the Yorkshire Air Ambulance, so wrap up well, bring a torch and enjoy the seasonal sing song in aid of a very worthy cause.

xGenerous Rosedale

Two charity events were held at the Coach House Inn this Saturday 3 November 2016. The first was a coffee morning held in aid of the Christmas Lights fund which raised an excellent £250 from donations, direct and for the ever popular raffle.

For the first time in many years the annual Christmas Auction in aid of the Reading Room was held at the Coach House. The inn was packed out for the night and and a boisterous audience bidded enthusiastically for the many items for sale.

No, it's not what you think! Mushroom carving by Stuart Bolam. Taken by LKC

No, no, it’s not what you think! Mushroom carving by Stuart Bolam, photo taken by LKC

 

And now a message from Lorraine Dale, Chair of the Reading Room Trustees:

The Reading Room Christmas Auction held at the Coach House raised an amazing £1200 – thank you to all who supported this event in any way, you have been so generous.

Special thanks must go to Dave and his staff at the Coach House for their support and use of the premises, and to Dave Seller our famous auctioneer who never disappoints, and my fellow trustees for their help with the event.

THANK YOU ALL

Lorraine Dale

Chair Rosedale Reading Room

 

xRosedale WI Coffee Morning – 5 November 2016

There was an excellent turnout for the coffee morning in aid of the Rosedale Women Institute, the result of which £315 was raised for the branch.

The Christmas Fair

The Christmas Fair

Thanks as always to Dave Oakey and the good folks at the Coach House Inn and to Margaret, Carol and Janet for organising the raffle and to those who contributed prizes.

The next coffee morning will be on Saturday 3 December from 10.00 to 12.00 – more details to follow.

xFirst Frost On Chimney Bank

… and the first major incident of the winter when the Arla milk tanker skidded on ice and failed to make the first hairpin bend at the bottom of Chimney Bank. Fortunately the tanker was empty otherwise it could have ended up in one of the pony paddocks on Daleside Road.

Recovery under way. Lesson: don't ignore the signs!

Recovery under way. Lesson: don’t ignore the signs!

It is said the the driver handed in his notice immediately afterwards!

 

Afternote: the tanker driver is called Mac Wheeldon and recently e-mailed to say “I will be taking my wife out to see the spot I almost lost my life! Also to see the stunning area you live.” Look forward to seeing you here, Mac.

xRosedale Church News

Church News…
David Purdy has been our ‘Vicar in charge’ over the last 6 months.  He has now decided to take well earned retirement and so leaves us next week.  If anyone would like to contribute towards a small gift please pop it in an envelope and put it in wall safe in the church or ring anthea read 417156 and she will make sure it reaches the right place.
 
There is a 10.30am service next Sunday 20th Dec.  Please come and enjoy the service.
 
We have a crib service on 24th December 4pm in church.  Please come and enjoy this special service.
 
If anyone has any queries about church please contact anthea read or another member of the pcc – parochial church council and they will be happy to help.  We are always looking for people to help in the running of Rosedale Church so if you have time and would like to help in any way that would be great.