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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 ‘Rosedale’ 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!

Yorkshire Cancer Research Coffee Morning – 2 March 2019

The coffee morning on Saturday 2 March raised the excellent sum of £406 in support of Yorkshire Cancer Research.

Waiting for the raffle.

Thanks to Jim and Sue for organising the event, also to all who donated raffle prizes and cakes for the sale and to Ali at the Coach House and to Margaret, Carol and Janet for setting up the raffle.

Dates for coffee mornings for the rest of the year are (all on Saturdays, 1000 to 1200am):

7 April – Riding For The Disabled, The Unicorn Centre

4 May – Marie Curie Care

1 June – Guide Dogs for The Blind

6 July – Hartoft Chapel

3 August – British Heart Foundation

7 September – Rosedale Reading Room

5 October – Rosedale History Society

2 November – WI & Christmas Fayre

7 December – Rosedale Community Fund

Blood Wolf Moon Over Rosedale

For those of you who were still in bed at 4.00am this morning and therefore missed the lunar eclipse, here are some images of the event!

The full wolf moon

… going …

… going …

… nearly all gone!

The next such event will not be seen in our part of the world until 2021, so watch this space for further information!

Santa Visits Rosedale – 3 December 2018

As forecast earlier, Father Christmas was able to include Rosedale in his very busy schedule and so he came to the village on a cold but clear eveing to meet the boys and girls gathered by the school gates.

Lollipop Lass
Tough Negotiations!

Thanks as ever to the Ryedale Lions for bringing Santa to the village and for their stirling work in collecting for local good causes and charities.

Rosedale History Society Presentation – 2 December 2018

As today, Sunday 2 December, was the last tea and chat meeting of the Society for 2018, the members presented Carol Cockerill and Margaret Truran with early Christmas presents in grateful thanks for the delicious tea and cakes they provide for the meetings throughout the year and which are such a well known feature of these events!

Carol and Margaret with Janet Dring (Chair) and Linda Chambers (Secretary)

The next regular meeting of the Society will be on Sunday 6 January, from 2.00 to 4.00pm in the Updale Reading Room – all are most welcome and in the meantime a very Happy Christmas and a stimulating New Year to everyone.

Rosedale Coffee Morning – 1 December 2018

The coffee morning held on a cold, wet morning at the Coach House Inn, courtesy of Dave Oakey, in aid of the Rosedale Community Fund and the Parkinson’s Society raised £226.

Busy selling tickets

Thanks as always to Dave and his team at the Coach House and to Carol, Janet and Margaret for organising the raffle.

The next coffee morning will be on Saturday 5 January 2019 – more details later. In the meantime a very Happy Christmas to all our readers.