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Regrettably, the Tea and Chat meeting of the History Society planned for this Sunday has been postponed because of the bad weather (snow, frost and fog). However, the meeting will now go ahead on Sunday 10 December in the Updale Reading Room/Village Hall from 2.00 to 4.00pm.

Please pass on this news to anyone you know who might have intended to come this Sunday.

Another Bad Move

Parts of a second series of the comedy soap opera ‘Bad Move’ are being filmed in the village on Wednesday 16 May. Principally, the action will concern a village parade, hence the straw sheaves on the school railings, the bunting and other items on the village green. The location managers ask that locals do not stand around and watch the proceedings and to avoid parking in the indicated areas.

Getting ready for the village fete (not the real one

The transmission dates are not yet known , but will be passed on here when the production people have decided on them.

Tawny owl makes a welcome daylight appearance

Tawny owls are very vocal in late autumn and throughout winter but we don’t often get to see them in all their splender. How lucky local residents Bob and Janet Morton were to have a tawny owl in their garden recently, on two separate occasions. Bob has captured the warm chestnut brown feathering, distinct facial disc and somewhat dumpy appearance beautifully.  Very many thanks Updale Natural History Recorder

lighter tones underneath with distinct facial disc

warm chestnut brown feathering

Snow covered dale

Stunningly beautiful walk in the snow at dusk along the old railway line at Rosedale East.  The low mist adds to the atmospheric conditions as the light fades.  A pair of stonechats break the silence with their presence as do three wrens flitting together in the rushes  Updale Natural History Recorder

Village Defribillator

Village Defibrillator

Since July 2014 Rosedale Abbey has been in possession of an AED (Automated External Defibrillator) and cabinet.

An AED is a device that analyses a collapsed patient’s heart rhythm and determines whether or not the patients’ heart is in a shockable rhythm. The AED can then deliver an electric shock which may allow the heart to start beating normally again.

The AED has been needed twice recently and there has been some confusion as to how to gain access.

 To access the AED you MUST call 999.

The Ambulance Response Desk will talk you through the best action to take to care for the patient. They may ask you to collect the Village AED. The Desk will give you the cabinet code enabling you to access the AED.

In calling 999 the despatch desk will also send an Ambulance as well as a Community First Responder.

If you are in the village Abbey Stores, The Coachouse Inn, Graze on the Green, The White Horse and The Milburn, all have the code. BUT you must call 999 so professional care via the Ambulance Service and the Community First Responders can be despatched.

After using the AED please return it to the cabinet and ensure it is locked. If you have had cause to use the AED please contact Linda on 417003 to replace any used equipment.

Rosedale Abbey Community First Responders

The Rosedale Abbey CFR’s have been active since September 2010 and have provided hundreds of hours of emergency cover for the area. We have in that time attended over 65 incidents with the numbers of calls attending significantly increasing every year.

If you are interested in possibly saving a life and joining the group please call Linda on 417003 to help provide more emergency cover for everyone.

Linda Dagg

Coordinator Rosedale Abbey Community First Responders.