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2014-11-22  New Selby Leisure Centre Creates a Splash

Millions of people from around the world viewed a Selby Times article this week as it circulated the internet across social media announcing the winner of a competition to name the new leisure centre in Selby. Competition winner Steve Wadsworth’s brilliant suggestion was … Selby Leisure Centre. Leader of Selby District Council Mark Crane, said: “a judging group met to discuss entries and decided it would be called ‘Selby Leisure Centre’. When I was told, it was one of those moments when you’re like, oh come on! I have been away and when I got back to work someone made me aware that it had been going around Twitter, but it has certainly got more publicity then if it would have been called something else". 


2014-11-21  Woman Attacked in Sherburn

A woman suffered scratches to her face during an attempted robbery in Sherburn. The woman was grabbed by one of two men who demanded cash before assaulting her in Kirkgate. The attack took place on 15th November at 11.15pm. Anyone with information about the attack should contact the police on 101 


2014-11-16  Lest We Forget

Staff and students at Sherburn High School joined together to commemorate Armistice Day by congregating on the school field to hold a two minute silence as a united community. Head Teacher Maria Williams spoke to students about the meaning and importance of the day and Physics teacher Mike Pringle played Amazing Grace until 11am when the school fell silent. At the end of the silence Year 11 student Charlotte Roe played the last post on her trumpet. 


2014-11-14  Local Footballer Versus World Champs

Part time footballer Adam Priestley from Sherburn in Elmet is hoping to play football against world champions Germany in a Euro 2016 qualifier match tonight. Twenty five year old trainee PE teacher Adam was born in Gibraltar and has already made two substitute appearances for the Rock in earlier qualifiers. Adam has also played for local teams Farsley, Sherburn White Rose and Garforth Town  


2014-11-13  Aero Club Christmas Party

Sherburn Aero Club’s annual Christmas Party for club members and their families is on Saturday 20th December starting at 12:30pm. There is a kids disco/games, buffet food and Santa arrives at 3.00pm. Admission is free. 


2014-11-10  Call My Bluff Night

The Friends of Sherburn High School group is holding its annual Call My Bluff, Wine Tasting and Auction evening at the school on Friday 5th December. This popular event starts at 7.30pm and tickets are £10, available from school reception 


2014-11-06  Sherburn Aero Club Members Bonfire

The annual Sherburn Aero Club members bonfire night event is on Saturday 8th November. The bar and food (pie and peas etc) are open from 6PM and the display is due to start at 7pm. The bar will also be open after the display 


2014-11-01  November Firearms Amnesty in North Yorkshire

North Yorkshire Police are holding a firearms surrender fortnight between 1st and 16th November for local residents to hand in any illegally held guns and ammunition. This includes replica firearms, air guns, BB guns, antique guns and their ammunition. The items can be surrendered at police stations in York, Tadcaster, Selby and Harrogate. 


2014-10-28  Lottery Scam Letter Warning

A scam letter is circulating the Selby District informing homeowners that they have won a large amount of money from the People’s Postcode Lottery. The letter, which is headed with the ‘winner’s’ name and full address states that they can claim £825,000 after their winning ticket was drawn. It then goes on to state to claim your prize you must contact Anthony Stan on a phone number but the police have confirmed that the letter is fake. Anyone who receives a letter of this nature, or similar, is urged to contact Action Fraud UK on 0300 120 2040 to report the matter officially. 


2014-10-25  Life Savers of the Future

Year 13 students from Sherburn High School have been given CPR training as part of the second European Restart a Heart day. The event takes place across Europe every 16th October with the aim of teaching members of the public how to help restart the heart of someone who has suffered a cardiac arrest. 


Clubs and Societies


All Saints Church Rev Chris Wilton 01977 682122


All Saints Church Choir Rev Chris Wilton 01977 682122


All Saints Womens Fellowship Mrs G Laycock 01977 682122


Barkstone Ash Beekeepers Association Mr Robin Tomlinson 0113 2865842


Fairways Bowls Club Mrs M Limbert 01977 683455


Kushinkai Karate Academy Sensei Dave Brook 07971 093166


MacMillan Cancer Relief.   Mrs J Burgis 01937 557697


Methodist Womens Fellowship Mrs Bedford 01977 682758


Northern Comfort BHC. Barber Shop Singing Group Darrel Simpson 01757 268069


RAOB Pride of SIE Lodge D Lambert 01977 683552


Scireburnean Theatre Co   01977 681024


Sherburn Aero Club  01977 682674


Sherburn Allotment Society Mr M Green 01977 682961


Sherburn and South Milford Art Society  Olive Simmonds  01977 681545


Sherburn Angling Club R Jeffrey 01977 684353


Sherburn Art Club T Finnigan 01757 26888


Sherburn Bears Junior Rugby Club  01977 683784


Sherburn Bears Rugby League Club Matt Orford 01977 553120


Sherburn Beaver Scouts Susan Taylor 01977 685132


Sherburn Bellringers Mrs M Bottomley 01977 683277


Sherburn Boghoppers Walking Club Jean Mooney  01977 683749


Sherburn Books on Wheels Sherburn Library 01977 681828


Sherburn Bowls Club D Dexter 01977 684305


Sherburn Breath Easy Club Terry Clegg 01977 683597


Sherburn Brownies 1st Mrs J Ivens 01977 684118


Sherburn Brownies 2nd Mrs K Boocock 01977 681972


Sherburn Camera Club Mr David Buckle 01977 681412


Sherburn Church Hill Play group Mrs R Parnaby 01977 683523


Sherburn Community Association Karen Packham 01977 681954


Sherburn Community Education Jane Austin 01977 683 3120


Sherburn Creche Mrs S Metcalf 01977 683444


Sherburn Cub Scouts Richard Worlock 01977 685030


Sherburn District Hearing Loss Society Mrs A Howie 01977 685031


Sherburn Eversley Cricket Club Mr B Beal 01977 682886


Sherburn First Guides Alison Wadsworth 01937 832429


Sherburn Friendship Club Mrs P Odell 01977 682174


Sherburn Gala Association Mrs A Hodgeson 01977 684518


Sherburn High SChool Youth Club Mrs Sue Jarvis 01977 689081


Sherburn library John Cattanach 0845 034 9443


Sherburn Lions Club Paul Smith 0113 287 1249


Sherburn Model Flying Club Jack Ward 01977 684832


Sherburn Netball Club Becky Aspinall 07904 564222


Sherburn Parent Chain Cherry 01977 683784


Sherburn Pilates Judith Russell 01977 680118 / 07739961036


Sherburn Rainbows Mrs Vicky Leech 07944 576298


Sherburn RSPB Club Paul Henderson 01977 683009


Sherburn Singles Club (SSC),   


Sherburn Tennis Club Heather Rotherham 01977 683639


Sherburn Visiting Scheme for the Elderly Beryl Green 01977 681828


Sherburn White Rose FC Juniors Gary Limbert 01977 682109


Sherburn White Rose FC Seniors Rob Sutcliffe 01977 683105


Sherburn Youth Forum Robert Keniwell 07821 930970


Sherburn-In-Elmet History Society Jean Mooney, Secretary 01977 683749, 07967 640383


St Johns Ambulance Brigade Mr D Ward 01977 684300


St Joseph's Toddler Group Nicola Young or Sharon Spink  07957 552046 / 07969244864


the Canal Zoners Association  Mr H Dyson 01937 557331


YorkshireMardave Racing Club Richard Lower 0798 443 6447


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29/11/14 Sherburn Church Hall Craft Fair


5/12/14 Sherburn High School FOSH Call my Bluff Wine tasting


5/12/14 Sherburn White Rose Sherburn White Rose annual Junior Football Club Christmas Party from 6:30pm - Under 6s/7s/8s


12/12/14 Sherburn White Rose Sherburn White Rose annual Junior Football Club Christmas Party from 6:30pm - Under 9s/10s


14/12/14 Elmete Social Club Sherburn Gala Association Christmas Disco . The doors open at 4pm until 7.30pm


19/12/14 Sherburn White Rose Sherburn White Rose annual Junior Football Club Christmas Party from 6:30pm - Under 11s/12s/14s


20/12/14 Sherburn Aero Club Sherburn Aero Club’s annual Christmas Party for club members and their families12:30PM. kids disco/games, buffet food and Santa arrives at 3.00pm! Admission is free


15/1/15 Eversley Park Centre Public meeting entitled "The future delivery of services in Sherburn and surrounding areas" at 7.30p.m.


every Monday Eversley Park Centre Dancercise, 7.30 to 8.30pm £3 per class. Call 01977 683973


every Monday Sherburn Methodist Chapel Schoolroom Tots & You Drop-In 9.30-11am, £1 per family. No enrolment required. Contact Pam 01977 682738


every monday, tues, wed  Eversley Park Sherburn Eversley Park Playgroup for children aged between 18 months and nursery age 9.15 to 11.05am. Contact Sharon on 01977 680021 or 07894110531, or Kerry on 01977 681599 or 07725982840


every Monday evening Lady Popplewell Centre  Whist drives every Monday evening, 7pm


Every Tuesday Sherburn Church Bell Ringing 8-9pm would be ringers (over 10) welcome


Third Tuesday of Month Sherburn Church Hall Sherburn Local History Society 8pm Mrs Jean Mooney  01977 683749


2nd Tuesday of month Sherburn Church Hall Sherburn Mothers Union 7:30pm


every Tuesday Sherburn Athelstan Primary School Karate for kids 3 to 4.15pm Contact Dave Brook on 07971 093166


every Tuesday Sherburn Athelstan Primary School Karate for children, 3 to 4.15pm Contact Dave Brook 07971 093166


every Tuesday Church Fenton Village Hall Sherburn Art Club, for beginners and experienced artists. Contact Marlene 01937 557378


every tuesday Sherburn High School 4youth clubs, for youngsters aged 11 and older


Every Tuesday  St Joseph the Worker Church  St Joseph's Toddler Group 9.30am - 11.00am £1.50 for adult & 1st child (includes refreshments), 50p for each extra child. First Session Free! have a chat and a coffee while the children have fun! Nicola Young or Sharon Spink 07957 552046 / 07969244864


every tuesday Sherburn Library Children's Centre Citizens Advice Bureau advice sessions 9.30-11.30am


every Tuesday  Lady Popplewell Centre in Sherburn Sherburn Pride free activities for over 60s throughout September, October and November, from 2 to 4pm Contact Sherburn Visiting Scheme on 01977 681828




1st Wednesday of month Sherburn Library Sherburn reading group


every Wednesday Eversley Park Centre Dancercise, 1.30 to 2.30pm, £3 per class. Call 01977 683973


every Wednesday Sherburn Methodist Church Irish dance classes, 6.30 to 7.15pm, £2.50 per class. Contact Miss Jennie01977 684493


every Wednesday Sherburn High School Ballroom and Latin classes for beginners, 7 to 8pm, £5 per person per class. Couples welcome. Call 01977 683040


every wednesday Lady Popplewell Centre  Bingo 7.15pm


second Wednesday of the month Elmet Social Club Sherburn Community Association meets on the second Wednesday of the month at Elmet Social Club, starting 7:30pm. New members are welcome.


3rd Thursday of month Sherburn Village Hall Yorkshire Countrywomens Guild  7:30pm


Every Thursday Sherburn Church Hall Sherburn Choir 6:45 to 7:45  01977 682691


Every Thursday All Saints Church Hall Sherburn Art Society 7.30-9.30pm all welcome, ring Jim or Olive on 01977 681545


every thursday Church Hall Sherburn Sherburn and South Milford Art Society 7.30pm ring Olive 01977 681545


every thursday Sherburn High School 4youth clubs, for youngsters aged 13 and older


every third thursday Sherburn Methodist Church Yorkshire Country Women's Association 7.30pm


every thursday  Lady Popplewell Centre  Whist drive 2-4pm


Every Friday Eversley Park Community Centre Sherburn Youth Club 7-9pm


first Friday of month Sherburn Children's Centre, next to Library Drop in - 12.30 to 3pm, for parents and children to relax and play


every Friday Lady Popplewell Centre  Friendship Club , 2pm.


every Friday Eversley Park Sherburn Pilates Classes on Friday Mornings at 10am starting 16th April. Contact Judith on 01977 680118 or 07739 961036


First Saturday of month Sherburn Church Hall Sherburn Church Dance 8pm


every Saturday Eversley Park Community Centre Karate for kids 10 to 11am. Contact Dave Brook on 07971 093166


every third saturday Barkston Ash Village Hall Coffee morning 10am-noon


every sunday Sherburn Methodist Church Sunday School, 10am to 12.30pm. Contact Janet on 01977 685190


every sunday The Fairway, Sherburn Friendly women's five or seven-a-side kickabout, all-weather pitch, 6pm. Costs 2.50. Contact Claire on 07786 662414


Trains - Live departure boards

Sherburn Station

Church Fenton Station

South Milford Station

Station Facilities


Church Fenton

South Milford

Selby District Council Surgeries

at the Library and Information Centre, Sherburn in Elmet

Housing Dept     Tues 9:30-12

Planning Dept   Tues 1:30-5pm

Benefits Dept   Thurs1:30-5pm


By appintment only

01977 685406

Ferrybridge Household

Waste Unit 

Permits are Required to use this facility. To obtain one

Call 01609 532512

or complete Application Form

Local Websites



Sherburn community website


Church Fenton community website


Sherburn statistics


Explore Sherburn - Selby tourism


Sherburn Lions


Sherburn Parish Council


emails to Jim Snowball NYCC Sherburn


Sherburn author Don Bramley

Clubs and Societies

Follow this link to the clubs and societies in Sherburn


Sherburn Aero Club


Art Club


Camera Club


Sherburn Tennis Club

Places of Worship

All Saints Church Sherburn


Hungate Community Primary School


Sherburn High School


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