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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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xRosedale Coffee Morning 7 January 2017

A coffee morning was held at the Coach House Inn in Rosedale Abbey on Saturday 7 January 2017 in aid of the Rosedale Football Club. In addition, Dave Oakey, the proprietor of the Inn presented Alastair Wilkinson, the player/manager of the club with £190 raised at the Christmas Draw on Christmas Eve.

Alastair and Dave

Alastair and Dave

Waiting for the raffle!

Waiting for the raffle!

The raffle raised £220 for RFC and thanks to all who attended, donated prizes, and also to Dave and the team at the Coach House for hosting the event.

And a Happy New Year to all our visitors!

xCarols On The Green – Wednesday 21 December

Around 40 locals and visitors gathered by the Christmas Tree to sing carols having warmed up with copious amounts of mulled cider and mince pies.

Mulled cider, mince pies and carollers aplenty!

Mulled cider, mince pies and carollers aplenty!

Just over £180 was raised for the Yorkshire Air Ambulance, for which many thanks to all who contributed so generously.

Thanks also to Diane Crawford for providing the music and the delicious mince pies and to Linda Chambers for the equally tasty mulled cider. See you all next year ‘On The Green’.

xGenerous Rosedale

Two charity events were held at the Coach House Inn this Saturday 3 November 2016. The first was a coffee morning held in aid of the Christmas Lights fund which raised an excellent £250 from donations, direct and for the ever popular raffle.

For the first time in many years the annual Christmas Auction in aid of the Reading Room was held at the Coach House. The inn was packed out for the night and and a boisterous audience bidded enthusiastically for the many items for sale.

No, it's not what you think! Mushroom carving by Stuart Bolam. Taken by LKC

No, no, it’s not what you think! Mushroom carving by Stuart Bolam, photo taken by LKC

 

And now a message from Lorraine Dale, Chair of the Reading Room Trustees:

The Reading Room Christmas Auction held at the Coach House raised an amazing £1200 – thank you to all who supported this event in any way, you have been so generous.

Special thanks must go to Dave and his staff at the Coach House for their support and use of the premises, and to Dave Seller our famous auctioneer who never disappoints, and my fellow trustees for their help with the event.

THANK YOU ALL

Lorraine Dale

Chair Rosedale Reading Room

 

xRosedale WI Coffee Morning – 5 November 2016

There was an excellent turnout for the coffee morning in aid of the Rosedale Women Institute, the result of which £315 was raised for the branch.

The Christmas Fair

The Christmas Fair

Thanks as always to Dave Oakey and the good folks at the Coach House Inn and to Margaret, Carol and Janet for organising the raffle and to those who contributed prizes.

The next coffee morning will be on Saturday 3 December from 10.00 to 12.00 – more details to follow.

xRosedale History Society Coffee Morning – 1 October 2016

The Rosedale History Society sponsored a most successful coffee morning in the Coach House Inn on Saturday 1 October. There was a great turnout, including several visitors who wandered in by accident and then stayed to look around and take part in the raffle! A total of £305.80 was raised through donations, cake sales and the raffle.

Bernard Glass reporting on progress of the This Exploited Land project

Bernard Glass reporting on the progress of the This Exploited Land project

Thanks to all who donated cakes and prizes for the raffle and to Dave Oakey and the team at the Coach House for their customary smooth and efficient running of the event.

 

The next coffee morning will be on Saturday 5 November in aid of the Rosedale WI.

 

xThe Williamson – Thompson Wedding, Rosedale Abbey 10 September 2016

Louise Williamson, daughter of Vanessa Windsor of The Flower of May Campsite in the village, and Graeme Thompson were married this afternoon in St Mary and St Laurence Church, Rosedale Abbey with the Rev Christine Haddon-Reece officiating.

The Blessing

The Blessing

The Kiss

The Kiss

The Gate Knot

The Gate Knot

The Reception and  dance afterwards was in the Coach House Inn.

xRosedale Church Coffee Morning

The coffee morning held in the Coach House Inn on Saturday 3 September realised £315.46 for the church roof fund. The church roof is in urgent need of repair and a very considerable sum of money needs to be raised to allow the major work required to be undertaken. Any suggestions for fundraising activities would be very welcome – please contact Anthea Read or any members of the Parochial Church Council.

Rotten purlins at the west end.

Rotten purlins at the west end.

Meantime, many thanks to Dave Oakey for the use of the Coach House (clearly his luck was in, having won four prizes in the raffle!) and, of course to Margaret and Carol as always for organising and running the ever popular raffle.

xSuper Strimmers – 1 September 2016

Round thirty volunteers answered Anthea Read’s call to strim and rake the churchyard 0n the evening of Thursday 1 September, prior to the National Park people coming in the day after to tidy up and sow more wildflower seed in the conservation area.

All done and ready for the barbeque

All done and ready for the barbeque!

Anthea would like to thank all who came an helped out for their magnificent efforts and thanks also to Lorraine Dale and Ena Dent for preparing the delicious supper afterwards.

If anyone can spare the time, then the final strimming and raking will be starting at around 10.30am on Friday morning 2 September.

The NYMNP volunteers at  work, Friday 2 September

The NYMNP volunteers at work, Friday 2 September