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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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Bad Move – Filming In Rosedale 1 to 5 May 2017

Most people living in the dale will have seen that a film production company has been at work in the village for the last few days, but visitors and others might like to know what is happening. The programme being made is a six part sitcom for ITV starring the comedian Jack Dee, with a working title ‘Bad Move’ . The scenario involves a couple, Steve and Nicky (Jack Dee and Kerry Godliman) moving ‘oop North’ to take over a run-down village store and the amusing encounters they have with locals and so on. The series is due to air sometime in the Autumn, but other than that little else is know at this stage. Some scenes from the recent activity:

Anyone recognise Abbey Stores?

Arrival of the most important vehicle, the dining bus.

Setting up for filming

Base camp on the Milburn Field

Jack Dee wondering what’s happening next!

It’s Raining In Rosedale

The company is moving on to other parts of the county on Friday including a session in Harrogate, before moving back to London to complete filming and editing. It has been a fascinating process to watch and we wish them well for the rest of the their time in Yorkshire.

Finally, many thanks to David Seaton, the location manager and his assistant Eugene for their help in allowing access to locations.

Rosedale Local, Jon Zigmond needs your vote

ERDINGER Athlete of the Year 2016: VOTE NOW!

ERDINGER Athlete of the Year 2016 - Who will it be?

ERDINGER Alkoholfrei Athlete of the Year 2016: Who will it be?

Voting now open to choose our first Athlete of the Year

Building on the success and popularity of the ERDINGER Athlete Of The Month award, we are now looking to find the ERDINGER Athlete Of The Year for 2016as voted for by YOU.

We have created an online form to allow users to vote quickly and easily. Online voting will commence on Monday 23rd January and run for TWO weeks, closing Sunday 5th February.


The Athlete with the most votes will be crowned Erdinger Athlete Of The Year 2016 – and will also be sent a year’s supply of Erdinger Alkoholfrei for you and your friends to enjoy.

The nominees…

All of the 2016 monthly winners are summarised HERE. Select which of our ten monthly winners from 2016 you want to see recognised as the ERDINGER Athlete of the Year.

How to vote…

Once you have chosen your winner, make your vote via the following link:

A Star In Rosedale

Tony Robinson, of Blackadder and Time Team fame, and a film crew were in Rosedale on Monday 5 September, shooting for a series on walks across the UK to be shown later this year on Channel 5. Linda Chambers from the Rosedale History Society was asked to advise Tony of the history of ironstone mining in the dale.

Filming at Bank Top

Filming at Bank Top

Updating on the history of mining at Bank Top

Briefing Tony on the history of mining at Bank Top

The production company will be contacting the History Society once the broadcast dates are known, so keep in touch with the blog and the Community Forum for further details.

Super Mobile Library

The final visit for this year of the Super Mobile Library to Rosedale will be on Monday 21 December between 5 and 7 pm in its usual place opposite the Abbey Stores Tearooms.

Books, magazines wi-fi and much more - come and enjoy!

Books, magazines, free wi-fi and much more – come and enjoy!

In January, February and March 2016 the dates will be (same time and place):

January: 4th and 18th

February: 1st, 15th and 29th

March: 14th


The Super Mobile is an excellent facility and all in the dale are encouraged to use it more – as the saying goes, use it or lose it!

Super Mobile Library in Rosedale

Just a reminder that the very smart new Super Mobile Library visits Rosedale every Monday fortnight throughout the year between 5 to 7pm, parking up by the village green.

The Super Mobile Library van parked by the village green.

The Super Mobile Library van parked by the village green.

As well as a wide range of books, fiction and factual, internet access is available, and shortly so will wifi.

A very useful asset to the dale and one that needs to be used if we are to keep it.

Please note  the following dates for the remainder of the year:

August – 17th

September – 14th and 28th

October – 12th and 26th

November – 9th and 23rd

December – 7th and 21st


£2,000 to give to a conservation project in a National Park !

We have £2,000 to give to a conservation project in a National ParkThere are a few weeks left to nominate a project for our Park Protector Award – nominations close on 31 January 2013. A £2,000 bursary is available for a conservation project or an individual who can demonstrate excellence in restoring, conserving or protecting our most treasured landscapes.

Please sent this email to anyone you know who might be eligible. Or nominate your favourite National Parks’ conservation project or someone who is doing great conservation work in National Parks and pass this email on to anyone else who might have a favourite too.

Find out more about the Park Protector Award here.