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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 ‘Reading Room’ Category

ROSEDALE DOMINO DRIVES 2023

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The first of the year’s domino drives will take place in the Rosedale Reading Room/Village Hall on Thursday 26 January at 7.30pm. Entry is £2.00 to include refreshments.

The drives will continue on the last Thursday of each month and all are welcome to come along to these perennially popular events!

ROSEDALE CHRISTMAS AUCTION – 19 NOVEMBER 2022

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The annual Christmas Auction took place in a packed out Coach House Inn in Rosedale Abbey on Saturday night and raised the magnificent sum of £2,110 for the Rosedale Village Hall/Reading Room. The 2021 figure was £1,756 so well done to everyone involved.

Lorraine dale, Sue Foster and Malcolm Dale looking over some of the hundreds of items donated for the sale.
Dave Seller starting the auction off with the traditional jar of vintage pickled onions!

Heartfelt thanks to all who donated items so generously, and to Lorraine and Trevor Dale, Sue Foster, Lorrie Westwood and Dave Seller for setting up and conducting the auction with such good humour. Also many thanks to Dave Oakey and his Coach House team for their efficiency and patience throughout the very busy evening.

COFFEE MORNING AND TEA AND CHAT – 3 & 4 SEPTEMBER 2022

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A Coffee Morning in aid of Yorkshire Cancer Research will be held in the Coach House Inn on Saturday 3 September from 1000 to 1200am. There will be a cake sale as well as the ever popular raffle. Also the 2023 Rosedale calendar will be on sale. Entry is free.

The quarterly Rosedale History Society Tea and Chat meeting will be held in the Updale Reading Room on Sunday 4 September from 1400 to 1600pm. Research material on family and social history will be available as well as internet access, along with excellent tea and cakes! Entry is free but a donation to the RHS would be appreciated. Also the new 2023 Rosedale calendar will be available for sale.

ROSEDALE CALENDAR 2023

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The popular Rosedale Calendar, in aid of the Save Rosedale Church Appeal, is now available for sale at £10 a copy from Abbey Stores and the Rosedale Caravan Park/camp site shop. Copies will also be available at the Coach House Inn during the coffee morning from 10.00 to 12.00am on Saturday 3 September and also at the Rosedale History Society Tea and Chat in the Updale Reading Room on Sunday 4 September from 14.00 to 16.00 pm.

Don’t delay as these are popular items, ideal as Christmas presents and to send to friends and family living away from Rosedale!

JUBILEE FUND RAISING

From Lorrie Westwood: the following donations have been made from the monies raised in the collection buckets over the weekend of the Jubilee period:


£100 to the church for use of the Turret field.
£100 to the Reading Room for meetings.
£100 to the cricket/football for their help.
£150 to the Community Fund.


Many thanks to everyone who made this great result possible.

Rosedale History Coffee Morning  and Meeting – 4 & 5 December 2021

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This coming weekend we will be having a coffee morning in the Coach House on Saturday, 4 December, 10.00-12.00.  There will be the usual raffle and cake sales, and donations for either or both will be gratefully accepted.

RHS Coffee Morning

On the following day, Sunday 5th, between 2.00-4.00pm., we will be having our first Tea and Chat meeting back in the Updale Reading Room in almost two years.  We look forward to seeing some familiar faces and also welcome new ones to our very informal get-togethers.  Could those who would like to come along please bring a mask and respect social distancing.  Refreshments will be available.

Please note, future meetings are going to be quarterly, not monthly.  Our meetings for 2022 will be held on the first Sunday in March, June, September and December.

ROSEDALE CHRISTMAS AUCTION – 27 NOVEMBER 2021

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In defiance of Storm ARWEN the Christmas auction went ahead in The Coach House Inn on Saturday and even with a reduced attendance over previous years and thanks to the generosity of those who donated items for the auction and those who bid for them, over £2000 was raised for the Reading Room fund.

Thanks also to Sue Foster and Lorraine Dale for organising the event and, as always, to Dave Oakey and the team at the Coach House for hosting it so efficiently.

CHILDREN’S CHRISTMAS PARTY – 4 DECEMBER 2021

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Great news – Father Christmas will be paying a second visit to Rosedale on Saturday 4 December!

All children in the dale are invited to an Xmas Party to meet him between 2.30 to 5pm at the Updale Reading Room. Please let Sam know the numbers and age of children from your family on 01751 417199 or 07786506222 as soon a possible.