Smart new signs are being put at the Coach House as part of the extensive refurbishment of the premises.
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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Natural England have announced the temporary removal of open access to the old railway line from Reeking Gill around Dale Head to Blakey Junction from 8 July to 30 September to allow essential work to be done restore the path as part of the Land of Iron project- see the flyer for details:
Signage has been put by NYMNP at 16 access points to the line around the dale.
The dates for the remainder of the year are:
July – 15th and 29th
August – 12th only
September – 9th and 23rd.
October – 7th and 21st
November – 4th and 18th
December – 2nd and 16th.
The Super Mobile Library is an excellent facility, with a wide range of books but also speedy satellite broadband, a boon in Rosedale! As the old saying goes, use it or lose it.
The Walking Festival was blessed with warm weather with a good turnout of a mixture of regulars and many first time visitors.
The proposed road closure at Hartoft Bridge on 24 June will now not go ahead according to NYCC Highways. Instead, further discussions will interested parties will now continue with a view to doing the work later in the year – more information will be posted when known.
The Rosedale branch of the Women’s Institute celebrated its 80 anniversary – it was formed on 6 July 1939 – with a guest tea in the Updale Reading Room on Monday 10 June 2019.
The annual charity football match between Rosedale FC and the NYM Gamekeepers team took place on Sunday 9 June on Rosedale’s infamous sloping pitch.
The final score was believed to be around 8 – 2 in Rosedale’s favour, but it was a hard contested match and, more importantly, a friendly end of season run-out for both teams.
A big thank you to all who supported and took part in the Rosedale Wedding Dress Festival. We raised £3,851 (and moved the Angel up a notch). That takes our total fund-raising to a grand £26,487. Our target is £90,000.
We can now show we mean business in grant applications to save Rosedale Church from closure.
Congratulations to the five raffle winners! And thank you to the local businesses who provided the prizes and supported the event.
Any ideas for the next fundraising event will be warmly welcomed. Until then, thank you again – your donations and positive feedback have been very much appreciated.
The preview evening for the Wedding Dress Festival in aid of the appeal for St Mary and St Lawrence Church in Rosedale Abbey was very well attended and over £655 was raised for the appeal fund.
The festival, with its wonderful display of over thirty wedding dresses, stories, memorabilia and sales of local arts and crafts runs through to Sunday 2 June when there will be a Renewal of Wedding Vows Service in the Church at 10.30. Entry is free from 10.00am each day – donations to the appeal are, of course, very welcome!