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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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Dear friends,

Forthcoming services

Mid-week, Wednesday: 10.00 am Lastingham Crypt, Holy Communion

Next Sunday, July 14th.

9.15 am             Appleton Holy Communion (me),
                             with Banns for Daniel Feaster and Maura Partridge (to be married at Cropton on August 10th)

10.45 am           Lastingham Holy Communion (Revd Christine),
                             with Banns for Steven Brace and Linda Ann Blackburne (to be married at Rosedale on August 3rd)

6.00 pm             Cropton Evensong (Reader Mike Stallybrass)

Please remember the wedding couples in your prayers as they prepare.


7.00 pm Cropton: Concert by Clare’s Choir Moorland Voices. She promises an eclectic programme with some audience participation

And two dates for your diary:

August 17th Rosedale Show

August 27th 2.00 pm Cropton Annual Garden Fête in the Village Hall in aid of church funds

With blessings and prayers,

Revd David


Just a reminder that the Coffee Morning in the Coach House Inn in aid of the Reading Room/Village Hall is on Saturday 1 June from 10 to 12am with the usual cake sales and raffle and that the Rosedale History Archive quarterly Tea and Chat Meeting will be in the Village Hall in Updale from 2 to 4pm on Sunday 2 June where a host of historical archive material; will be available to peruse and also some excellent tea and cakes will be available! Both events are free to enter but donations would be appreciated to help the annual running costs of both organisations.


The charity coffee morning held at the Coach House Inn on Saturday 4 May raised the amazing sum of £460 for the Scarborough and Ryedale Mountain Rescue Team. There was an excellent turnout of locals and visitors who had the opportunity to see some of the kit and vehicles the team use in their vital work in the North Yorkshire area.

Pete Thompson from the team and Rev David Haddon-Reece
Pete Thompson talking about the work, training and equipment of the Mountain Rescue Team

As ever, many thanks to Lorrie and Carole for organising the raffle and Dave Oakey and his team from the Coach House for hosting the event. Of course, special thanks to all who contributed raffle prizes, cakes for the sale and donations for the coffee and biscuits.

The next coffee morning will be on Saturday 1 June at the Coach House from 10 to 12am and will be in aid of the Reading Room/Village Hall.


The Coffee Morning to be held in the Coach House Inn, Rosedale Abbey, on Saturday 4 May from 10am to 12am will be in aid of our local Search and Rescue Team

Scarborough and Ryedale Search and Rescue in action!

The team will have one of their vehicles on show and members will be able to demonstrate some of their rescue techniques.

All are welcome to come and support this essential service to our community and, of course, for the usual excellent coffee and biscuits provided by the Coach House Team and for the cake sale and raffle to follow.


Dear Rosedale Show Supporters,

Thank you for your amazing support for Rosedale Show. We thought you might like to know that the deadline for Sponsorship to appear in the schedule and catalogue is 31st March. The deadline for appearance in the catalogue is 25th July. This is also the deadline for advertising. There are still a variety of classes waiting for a sponsor and if you were interested, please get in touch us! Plants, flowers and vegetables are feeling particularly lonely! Looking Forward to hearing from you.

Many Thanks!  Vicki and Pam

Our Contact details are as follows:


Phone01751417125: Drop off point- The Old Police House, Rosedale Abbey. YO18 8SA

WhatsApp 07875 523319

BACS Rosedale Show Committee-Sort Code 05-06-69 Account; 36595870


Over seventy people attended a very interesting talk on Rosedale’s barn owls, held in St Mary and St Lawrence Church on Wednesday 6 March. The event was in aid of the Save Rosedale Church Appeal and raised the magnificent sum of £978 from donations and an auction of a print of owlets on an owl box.

The audience enjoying a fascinating talk on Rosedale’s owls.

Heartfelt thanks to the volunteers who set up and hosted this very successful evening.