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.
The Rosedale Abbey Home School Association is hosting a Body Shop party on Wednesday 18 October from 6.30 to 9.00pm in the Rosedale Abbey Community Primary School.
Come along to find some great Christmas present ideas and, of course, spoil yourself!
Refreshments will be available and all proceeds will go to the School.
Hope to see you all at the School on Wednesday evening.
The coffee morning in aid of the Rosedale History Society held in the Coach House Inn raised £260, a valuable contribution to the running of the Society as, for example, it will help cover the costs of the annual research fees for the British Library and contributions to cover the cost of room hire and of broadband provision in the Reading Room.
Lots of chat, cakes and coffee!
Many thanks to all who donated cash, bought cakes and calendars and gave prizes for the raffle, and to Dave and Ali at the Coach House and to Margaret, Janet and Carol for running the raffle with such efficiency.
The next coffee morning will be on Saturday 4 November between 10.00 and 12.00 am, in aid of the Women’s Institute and will also include a craft fair. Also for your diaries, the Christmas Auction will held in the Coach House on Saturday 18 November starting at 8.30pm – auction lots gratefully received.
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!
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’.
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!!
A Carol Service will be held on Tuesday 20 December at 6.00pm followed by mulled wine and mince pies – everybody welcome.
There will be an early ‘Midnight Mass’ on Christmas Eve at 10.00pm – please come and join us
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
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.
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, 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
Chair Rosedale Reading Room
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
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.
… 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!
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.
Around fifty people, locals and visitors, gathered on the village green to sing carols lustily, fuelled by some delicious mulled cider and mince pies provided by Linda Chambers and Diane Crawford.
Carols On The Green 2015
Thanks to the generosity of all the carollers £120 was raised for the Yorkshire Air Ambulance.