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2015-10-07  Worker Killed in Depot Collision

A fifty year old worker at the Wincanton Distribution Centre at Sherburn died after being hit by a shunter vehicle whilst walking in the loading area of the premises. The incident happened at around 8.30am on Sunday and the man was pronounced dead at the scene. Police have launched an investigation into the collision.  


2015-09-30  Vulcan Draws the Crowds

A crowd of over 18,000 turned up at Leeds East air show at Church Fenton aerodrome on Saturday. The star of the show for many was a fly past by a Vulcan bomber. Vulcan VH558 will be retired to Robin Hood airport in the near future after technical support for the aircraft was withdrawn 


2015-09-20  Swordfish Comes Home

A Second World War aircraft made a flying visit to the place it was built as part of 75th Anniversary of the Battle of Britain. The Swordfish bomber was built at Sherburn in the Blackburn Aircraft works in 1941. The aircraft was involved in attacking U boats in the Atlantic, sinking the Italian fleet at Taranto and crippling the Bismark in 1941 


2015-09-17  Open Evening at Sherburn High

Sherburn High School will be hosting its annual open evening tonight from 6pm to 8.30pm. This event is a great opportunity for parents and their children to find out more about this wonderful school and have some fun in the process. Parents and children in any year group are very welcome to attend. There will be a number of exciting activities running across the school ranging from treasure hunts, cooking, poetry writing and finding out if you are a giraffe or a monkey (you’ll have to come along to find out more about that!). 


2015-09-15  Anyone for a Tennis Novel?

Local author Adrian Lobley, from Sherburn, has released his new book 'The Tennis Club at Worple Road', a crime thriller set in Victorian London in 1877. This is Adrian's fourth book and follows his debut non-fiction book 'The Tennis Psychologist', and his two children's education books. 


2015-09-08  Selby Bridge Closure

North Yorkshire County Council is about to begin a £70,000 refurbishment of the Selby Town Swing Bridge, also known as the Toll Bridge. This work is expected to take four days starting at 8am Tuesday 8 September until 6pm Friday 11 September. The road will be closed to all vehicles during this time, including motorcycles and bicycles. Pedestrians will have access over the bridge at all times during the closure. 


2015-08-24  Film Studios Approved

Plans approved by Selby District give Screen Yorkshire the right to convert hangars at the former RAF Church Fenton airbase for use as a Yorkshire Film Studio for an initial period of five years. The new studio will establish Yorkshire and the Selby area on the British film and TV making map. Screen Yorkshire will now have a permanent home within the district, delivering a significant boost to the region’s film and TV infrastructure. 


2015-08-22  Unemployment Down in Selby and Ainsty

Selby’s MP Nigel Adams has welcomed new figures showing that unemployment has fallen again in the Selby and Ainsty constituency. The number of people out of work in the Selby and Ainsty constituency at the end of July 2015 has fallen to 741 compared to 1707 in May  


2015-08-14  Selby District Jobs Fair 2015

Selby and Ainsty MP Nigel Adams has announced that the 5th Annual Selby District Jobs Fair will be held on THURSDAY 15th OCTOBER 2015 at Selby College Sports Hall. The Jobs Fair is a great opportunity for those looking for work or a career change, apprenticeship or training to meet prospective employers face to face in an informal setting. Employers looking to recruit and wishing to apply to attend should contact Nigel Adams office on 01937 838088 or howard.ferguson@ Almost 800 jobseekers attended last years annual Selby District Jobs Fair. 


2015-08-04  Children's Holiday Club

Sherburn in Elmet group of Parishes are running a Children's Holiday Club at Sherburn Church Hall from 10am to 3pm from Monday 31st August to Friday 4th September. There will be games, activities, crafts, theology and sports. The cost is £2.00 per day, Come for the whole week or just one day and remember to bring a packed lunch. Contact Rev Martin Otter on 7842 106044 for more details 


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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18/9/15 Dintingdales Restaurant, Scarthingwell Golf Club Local Business Network Group Breakfast


20/9/15 Sherburn Aeroclub Sherburn Half Marathon 9.30am.


26/9/15 Church Fenton Great Yorkshire Air Show 09am to 5pm.


15/10/15 Selby College Sports Hall 5th Annual Selby District Jobs Fair


14/11/15 Scout Hut in Eversley Park COMMUNITY LITTER PICK 10am to 11.30am


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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