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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.

Archive for the ‘People’ Category

Rosedale Basketball Star

Finlay Gillies, a pupil at Ryedale School, has been selected for the England Under 15 Basketball Team and will be travelling to Paris on Thursday 18 April to win his first cap for his country playing in the Lion’s Cup.

Finlay sporting his brand new England Basketball shirt.

Finlay will be accompanied on the six day trip by his proud parents, Stephen and Kate – we wish them all the best of luck on and off the court!

Hospices UK Cheese and Wine Party – 22 March 2019

Craig and Helen hosted a fund raising cheese and wine party at the Abbey Stores on Friday evening in aid of Hospices UK. Enjoyable wines and cheeses from around the world and a very tempting raffle helped raise the magnificent total of £810.50.

Helen, James, Nicola and Craig in full flow with the raffle.

Helen and Nicola have set themselves a target of £4500 and are planning a number of other fund raising events in the next twelvemonth, including an arduous Arctic challenge in January 2020 when they will travel to northern Finland to take part in snowshoe treks, cross-country skiing and dog sledding, all in expected minus 30c temperatures!

For further details call Craig and Helen on 01751 417475.

Wreaths, Book and Remembrance – 11 November 2018

As throughout the nation, people of Rosedale gathered at our war memorial on Sunday 11 November to lay wreaths and remember those from the dale who gave their lives in the Great War and in subsequent conflicts.

Wreaths and Crosses at the War Memorial

Before the wreath laying, a Book of Remembrance, prepared by the Rosedale History Society to commemorate those men who gave their lives and also those who served and returned, was presented to the church for permanent display.

The Book of Remembrance – The Fallen section
The Book of Remembrance, open at the Roll of Honour

We Will Remember Them

Supermobile Library Visits – August to December 2018

The excellent Supermobile Library will be visiting Rosedale 0n (all days Mondays from 5.00pm to 7.00pm) 13 August , 10 and 24 September , 8 and 22 October, 5 and 19 November  and 3 and 17 December .

The Super Mobile Library vehicle parked by its usual spot at Abbey Stores

Not only is there a wide selection of books, fiction, factual and reference but also good wi-fi reception and we all know how important that is here!

 

If you haven’t tried it before, look in this coming 13 August evening and see for yourselves what a good facility this is. Remember too, that if we don’t use it we’ll lose it.

Stalls On The Green – Monday 28 May 2018

SAVE ROSEDALE CHURCH

Selling like Hot Cakes on a very hot day!                                          Photo by Lorraine Dale

The stalls on the green on the Whit Bank Holiday Monday are an old village tradition in Rosedale – this year they ranged from cakes, bric-a-brac, tombola and even worm juice!

Very many thanks to all who helped throughout the day and to those who donated items for sale. The result was the magnificent sum of £728.00 being raised towards the church roof repair appeal.

Riding For The Disabled Coffee Morning – 5 May 18

The coffee morning in aid of the Riding For The Disabled  raised the excellent sum of £300 for this very deserving charity.

Enjoying the company and waiting for the raffle!

Thanks again to all who contributed prizes to the raffle and those who bought tickets and cakes, and to Ali at the Coach House for helping the event run so smoothly.

The next coffee morning will be in support of The British Heart foundation and will be on Saturday 2 June from 10.00 to 12.00 am.

Please come along and support this worthy cause.

Mary’s Meals Coffee Morning – 3 February 2018

The coffee morning at the Coach House raised £341 in aid of the Mary’s Meals charity which aims to  provide a daily meal in a place of education for more than one million of the world’s poorest children.

Good Coffee, Tasty Cakes and Plenty of Chat!

Thanks to all who helped run the event from Penelope Dawson-Brown, the coordinator, and to all who contributed a wide array of raffle prizes.

The next coffee morning on Saturday 3 March will be in aid of Yorkshire Cancer Research – look out for more details nearer the time.