Rosedale Community News
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For those who may have wondered what all the helicopter activity was over Rosedale West on Tuesday 14 May – it was an Aerospatiale 350B aircraft belonging to the PDG Group based in Inverness who carry out surveys of power lines for the National Grid.
Craig and Helen hosted a fund raising cheese and wine party at the Abbey Stores on Friday evening in aid of Hospices UK. Enjoyable wines and cheeses from around the world and a very tempting raffle helped raise the magnificent total of £810.50.
Helen and Nicola have set themselves a target of £4500 and are planning a number of other fund raising events in the next twelvemonth, including an arduous Arctic challenge in January 2020 when they will travel to northern Finland to take part in snowshoe treks, cross-country skiing and dog sledding, all in expected minus 30c temperatures!
For further details call Craig and Helen on 01751 417475.
Darren and James are back in business after their short winter break with the ever popular Graze on the Green having opened on Saturday 9 February.
Winter opening hours are – Monday and Tuesday: closed, Wednesday to Friday: 10.00am to 5.00pm, Saturday and Sunday: 09.00am to 5.00pm.
So forget all those tiresome New Year resolutions and get stuck into some delicious nosh!
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
The very popular auction in aid of the Updale Reading Room was held in the Coach House Inn on Saturday evening. As usual, the event was packed out and became livelier and the bidding more extravagant as the night went on! The magnificent sum of £2010 was raised, the most this event has ever achieved.
The organisers would like to express heartfelt thanks to Sue Foster for all her work in helping set the event up in what was a very trying time for her. Also thanks to Dave Oakey and his great team at the Coach House and to Dave Seller, Lori Westwood, Ena Dent and Trevor and Lorraine Dale for running the auction. And, of course, to all those who donated lots for the auction and who gave so freely in bidding for them.
The standard has been set high this year, so the challenge is to do even better in 2019!
The now customary singing of carols, quaffing mulled cider and munching on mince pies in aid of the Yorkshire Air Ambulance will take place on the village green from 6.30pm on Saturday 22 December.
Please note the event for your diaries and pass the time and date around your friends. This is an important charity for us here in the dale and the Air Ambulance needs our best support.
The famous Rosedale Christmas Auction in aid of the Updale Reading Room/Village Hall will be held in the Coach House Inn on Saturday 24 November 2018 starting at 8.30pm sharp. The Coach House will be open for donations of auction items from 6.00pm.
All are very welcome to join us on this fun evening, when you can top up on your Christmas presents and contribute to local charitable causes by competing to pay outrageous prices for bottles of pickled onions, for example!