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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.

Posts Tagged ‘Chimney Bank’

The Moor Tour

Event now booked for 23rd June 2013.

Entries will be available through British Cycling.

The Moor Tour was a new Cyclo Sportive event in 2012 taking place in the North Yorkshire Moors organised by MJS Outdoors.

With a choice of two challenging routes of either 100 miles or 100km (60 miles), starting and finishing just outside Stokesley on the North edge of the moors.

A gruelling test of rider stamina through beautiful countryside and rugged moorland, the routes take in a number of the most challenging climbs in the moors and will reward you with some great downhill sections.

Both routes come through Rosedale and up Chimney bank  the steepest public road in England !

for more info or to enter…http://www.themoortour.co.uk/index.php

Moor Tour 2012

ROSEDALE HILL CLIMBS – A HISTORY TALK

A 1913 Chalmers on Chimney Bank

A 1913 Chalmers on Chimney Bank, competing in the Flying Scotsman Rally, 13 March 2010

The Rosedale History Society presents an illustrated talk entitled “Rosedale Hill Climbs – Endeavour and Crowds 100 Years Ago” on the subject of the then nationally famous Rosedale Chimney Bank hill climbs, to be given by Paul Hayward, a local motor historian, in the History Room at the White Horse Farm Inn on Friday 26 April 2013 at 8.00 pm.

 

Billy Stamper’s Bench is Back

Alan Myers tests the replacement bench recently installed at the top of the bank.

This much loved Rosedale bench, a feature on several iconic post cards, had sadly fallen into total disrepair following many years of enduring the inclement weather and some serious winters.

The new replacement bench, in memory of Billy Stamper (one of the Dale’s most fondly remembered characters) can now now again be enjoyed by all and offers one of the best views in the dale from the top of Chimney Bank.