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.
Archive for the ‘COVID-19’ Category
Pickering Medical Practice is the local vaccine hub and Kirkbymoorside Surgery patients are being called forward to there as shown in the notice – be patient and your turn will come!
- In view of the virulence of the pandemic and following Government advice, Rosedale PCC has voted to close the church for public worship for the time being. This includes opening the church for private prayer.
- Irrespective of how well we can assess and manage the risk in church, it seems entirely wrong to invite people to leave their homes to get to church when the Government’s advice is so strongly to Stay at Home.
This year and in lieu of the usual carols on the green with mulled cider and mince pies held in aid of the Yorkshire Air Ambulance, Charlotte Tomlin played a medley of Christmas tunes on a wintery Christmas Eve to a small but appreciative audience in the village.
A reminder that you can donate to the Yorkshire Air Ambulance at the following link: https://www.yorkshireairambulance.org.uk/support-us/donate/ and support this vital asset to our remote community in these stressful times.
A very Happy Christmas to all our readers and best wishes for a peaceful and healthy New Year.
Sadly, there will be no ‘Carols on The Green’ by the Christmas Tree this year. We send all donations raised to the Yorkshire Air Ambulance and this year would ask that you continue to support this vital emergency service by making contributions either in local collecting boxes or online or by cheque – details of how to donate are at https://www.yorkshireairambulance.org.uk/support-us/donate/
We hope to see you all next year, to enjoy hot mulled cider and mince pies while singing along to our favourite carols around the village Christmas Tree. In the meantime stay safe and well and have a great Christmas.
Permission has finally been given to hold a Harvest Festival service in St May and St Lawrence Church, Rosedale Abbey on Thursday 22 October at 7.00pm. All are most welcome to come and celebrate the bounty of nature and give thanks in this most difficult of times.
Having drunk the last pints in the Coach House Inn, Rosedale Abbey, at lockdown in March, Dave Oakey and friends celebrated with the first pints on re-opening the pub in Saturday 4 July. The toast was to another regular, John Dent of blessed memory.
The Coach House is now officially open for business with table service only for food and drinks. Customers are asked to be patient and show understanding with the temporary limitations required by law.
Craig and Helen are pleased to announce that the Abbey Tea Room will be open on Saturday 4 July for teas, coffees, cakes and scones and savoury items from 9.00am to 4.30pm, and then every day except for Wednesdays when it will be closed. There will be plenty of seating outside but limited availability indoors because of the continuing need for safe distancing – customers’ patience and understanding is requested.
The Abbey Stores shop will continue to be open from 8.30am to 5.00pm every day except for Wednesdays, when the timings will be 8.30 to 10.00am.
A message from Jimmy Porter:
We are reopening from 12.00 on Saturday 4th of July lunch time. A safe and welcoming environment will be provided for all of our customers.
We will be serving food from 12.00 – 8.00pm everyday and operating a table only service for food and drink, there will be no service from the bar.
Advance reservations for internal seating areas strongly recommended as we will have a reduced seating availability. Card/contactless payment preferred. Social distancing to be maintained and hand sanitizer will be available.
Anything else you need, please let me know on 01751 417208
St Mary and St Lawrence Church in Rosedale Abbey will be open for private prayer on Saturday afternoons from 2.00pm to 4.00pm.
The church is not yet permitted to open fully for public worship, but it is hoped it will be soon. For any queries please call David or Christine Haddon-Reece on 01751 417401